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Villa Serene, Jewel of Black River

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Overview
4 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
12 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Villa Serene offers a real taste of Jamaica's South Coast. The property is off the beaten track but has all the comforts of home, nestled on a private beach and close to some of the best attractions. The property is great for lounging by the pool or a romantic night time bonfire on your private beach. The property is equipped with air conditioned bedrooms and has many outdoor and indoor entertaining space. The various nooks mean that it is ideal for multifamily rentals. There is a pool; toddler's wading pool and Jacuzzi. Guests have full access to all areas. No amenities are shared, this is your home away from home. Staff will be present at the villa during the guests stay. At Villa Serene, we are eco-friendly and focused on water and energy conservation. As a result, we refresh tow...Villa Serene offers a real taste of Jamaica's South Coast. The property is off the beaten track but has all the comforts of home, nestled on a private beach and close to some of the best attractions. The property is great for lounging by the pool or a romantic night time bonfire on your private beach. The property is equipped with air conditioned bedrooms and has many outdoor and indoor entertaining space. The various nooks mean that it is ideal for multifamily rentals. There is a pool; toddler's wading pool and Jacuzzi. Guests have full access to all areas. No amenities are shared, this is your home away from home. Staff will be present at the villa during the guests stay. At Villa Serene, we are eco-friendly and focused on water and energy conservation. As a result, we refresh towels every other day (if needed) and linens every third day. In keeping with our commitment, we also encourage guests to turn off all lights and air conditioners when leaving the rooms to enjoy the beauty of Jamaica's South Coast.More
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About the Owner
Sheryl C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
Interaction with guests
There is a personal welcome to the villa. The property manager is never more than a phone call away. There are separate quarters for the very attentive staff, present at the villa during the guests stay
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Reviewed April 25, 2019

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Date of stay: April 2019
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Vacation of a lifetime. Great beach, kid friendly, in house cook Shamir is amazing food when you need it, great guy to visit with and he takes great care of you! Pool is so refreshing, clean grounds, see a cashew tree, lots of flowers. A...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank Lisa T
SHERYLC425, VR Owner at Villa Serene, Jewel of Black River, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2019

It was a pleasure to have hosted yourself and friends at Villa Serene.We are so happy that you experienced a true taste of Jamaica. Such an easy going; friendly and fun group.... makes you an easy 5 star rating for a guest. We are even...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2019

Everything from our driver Clifford to the last details of our trip handled by Sheryl were perfect. Shamoir is such a good cook and all around great person. He became one of our group and we enjoyed his company very much. We barely knew Suzette...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank Jerry H
SHERYLC425, VR Owner at Villa Serene, Jewel of Black River, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

It was a pleasure to host Jerry and friends.A great group that enjoyed the South Coast of Jamaica. We could not have hosted a better group. Would highly recommend them to any future hosts. They were friendly and treated the staff with respect. It would...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Sheryl and her staff were absolutely amazing! Shamoir made some great meals and was super accommodating to our requests. He went and got us fresh lobster one day, it was delicious. The bugs are off the hook there though, I’d suggest bringing citronella candles as...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank Angela H
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Our family of six thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Villa Serene. The villa is as pictured, and we enjoyed the beach, pool and beautiful sunsets every night. Sheryl (the owner) helped us explore nearby Appleton Estates, YS Falls, the Black River safari and Treasure...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank Carolyn H
SHERYL C, VR Owner at Villa Serene, Jewel of Black River, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and your family. We are so happy that we were able to help create a wonderful holiday for your family. Please come again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Air Conditioning
Ocean Views
Towels Provided
Private Garden
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Garage
Internet Access
Children's Pool
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Water Views
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
House Swap
Deck
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Would you recommend this vacation rental for someone who wants to stay near the river?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
From your private beach you can see the famous Pelican Bar. The UK Daily Mail, July 28, 2013 listed Pelican Bar as the 'The Best Bar on Earth'. It is located about a mile offshore and is well-weathered, remarkably stable thatch hut built in the middle of the Caribbean Sea. Attractions close by: Black River Safari- 10 mins Pelican Bar- 10 mins (Boat ride off your private beach) YS Falls- 45 mins Appleton Rum Tour-1 hr You can experience choosing your seafood directly from the fisherman's boat within minutes of the catch brought to shore.
Getting around
There is onsite parking and a covered carport. It is possible to rent a car from a reputable car rental company or we can arrange for one of our courteous licensed driver to take you wherever your heart desires. Public transportation is limited to local taxis.
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