Villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica
Less than two hours from Miami by air, Montego Bay, Jamaica is a beautiful place to escape the fast pace of our daily lives. The vibe here along the northwest coast is casual elegance and the pace is slow and steady. Nothing is rushed.
Among the lush foliage and the beautiful, white-sand beaches, you'll find excellent golf courses, luxurious private villas, fascinating historic sites, and local eateries with flavors and aromas that are unique to the island of Jamaica.
In Montego Bay, you can choose from a variety of luxury vacation accommodations. You can rent a private beachfront villa, complete with your personal chef and housekeeping staff. You can opt for a luxury rental home in the hills outside the city, with a private swimming pool and a dramatic view of the sea. Five-star luxury resorts are also available, with all the amenities and services you expect, just steps away from the beach. Montego Bay truly has something for every need and desire.
The Fully Staffed Villa Difference
One of the best things about renting a luxury villa in Montego Bay is that each villa comes with a full staff. This means you have daily housekeeping, a butler to organize the house and see to your needs and a private chef to prepare all of your meals.
Your staff will have a steaming mug of hot Jamaican coffee ready for you when you awake. They'll make your beds and make sure that the bathrooms are sparkling clean. They'll make sure that your clothes are clean and pressed for your day in town, serve drinks to you by your villa’s private pool, and cheerfully serve dinner at separate times for the adults and the kids if desired.
Renting a luxury villa in Jamaica means you can relax and be waited on, all in your own private oasis by the sea. You can expect the staff to deliver luxury resort-like service while still being respectful of your family or group’s privacy.
Montego Bay Villas and Vacation Rentals
Whether you prefer a luxury villa in the hills or a beachfront house, we have something to suit your tastes and lifestyle.
If you want a Montego Bay vacation villa where you can step right off your verandah onto the beach, we have you covered.
If you'd prefer a hillside getaway that's more private and offers dramatic sea views, we have a property that fits your needs. Most Montego Bay villas include amenities like private verandahs and swimming pools. Some even have tennis courts.
Beach Beachfront Houses and Villas in Montego Bay
Whether you're looking for seclusion or an action-packed vacation, there's a beach house in Montego Bay that's just right for you and your family. Montego Bay features some of the Caribbean's most beautiful beaches.
Imagine walking right out of your living room onto the beach and hearing the waves lap up on the sand as you fall asleep. A luxury beachfront villa in Montego Bay can give you that. Beach toys, kayaks, and snorkeling gear are all on hand and ready for you to use. At WIMCO Villas, we offer a diverse collection of luxury villas on the beach in Montego Bay . There are sprawling homes for large families and cozy retreats for honeymoon (and second honeymoon) couples.
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Montego Bay 5 Star Hotels and Luxury Resorts
Montego offers a varied selection of five-star resorts. Half Moon Resort , Zoetry and Round Hill Hotel & Villas are great choices for elegant accommodations on the water with multiple restaurants. If you prefer a smaller, boutique resort with its own spa and secluded beach, reserve a suite at Zoetry.
For timeless elegance and gracious service on an estate that meanders from the sea to the hills, then Round Hill Hotel & Villas is the best choice.
Whichever resort you choose, you'll find the friendly Jamaican service, from the person who checks you in, to the chef who prepares your meals. The best part, when booking your Hotel with WIMCO, you will get the same great price as if you booked directly. And you will get WIMCO’s Concierge service to take care of all your planning before your trip and anything you need while on vacation.
Renting Luxury Villas or Luxury Resorts - Which One Is Right for You?
There are so many lovely villas and hotels in the Montego Bay area; we understand that it can be challenging to decide to go for a vacation rental or a hotel suite for your vacation. There's no bad choice in the bunch.
The choice will come down to you and your party's travel style. If everyone is on the same page and wants privacy, some space to spread out, with no schedules to follow, then a villa rental is a great choice. You won't miss out on services, because these villas in Montego Bay come with chefs, butlers, maids. We can arrange babysitters, as well as personal trainers and spa services. You can select from a beachfront property or one nestled in the hills with a view of the water.
On the other hand, a luxury five-star resort in Montego Bay puts you in the center of the action. You'll have a restaurant (or restaurants) just a few steps away, as well as spa services, shopping, a salon and other amenities. You'll also find plenty of people to socialize with around the pool, if you so desire.
At WIMCO Villas, our knowledgeable vacation planners take the time to listen to what’s important to you and assist with selecting a villa or a 5-star hotel. Then, we assist with booking your flights, renting a car, and ensuring that your vacation is exactly what you envisioned.
Frequently Asked Questions about Montego Bay, Jamaica
Where is Montego Bay and Why Visit?
Montego Bay is located on the northwest coast of Jamaica. The area features the country's most popular resorts and boasts excellent beaches, championship golf courses and historic sites. You might recognize parts of Montego Bay from the James Bond movie, "Live and Let Die", which was filmed there.
Montego Bay, frequently referred to as "Mo Bay", also has large American and Canadian expatriate communities so that North American visitors will feel right at home there.
What Is the Best Time to Visit Montego Bay?
The weather in Jamaica is sunny and warm throughout the year. However, it can get rainy and humid in the middle of the summer and early fall.
The most comfortable and driest time of the year to visit is between mid-December and mid-April. This is also the time of year when the area sees the most tourists.
For good weather and fewer crowds, we suggest visiting during the "shoulder" season in November to mid-December and from mid-April through June.
How to get to Montego Bay, Jamaica?
Visitors to Montego Bay fly into Sangster International Airport, located right in the City of Montego Bay. There are non-stops flights from multiple cities in the US and Canada, including New York City, Miami, Atlanta, Toronto, Boston, Montreal, Chicago and Houston. Additional US and Canadian cities offer nonstop service to Montego Bay during the winter season.
Visitors to Jamaica from the United States and Canada are required to have a valid passport. The expiration date must be at least 6 Months after your scheduled return date. No visa is required for stays of three months or less.
What are the top five things to do in Jamaica?
1. Enjoy Montego Bay’s splendid beaches
One of Montego Bay's best features is the many beaches that dot the area. Some of the best of these are Doctor's Cave Beach, with its ample amenities and free WiFi access; AquaSol Beach Park, with its water slides and other entertainment for kids all right on the beach; and the HipStrip, a section of Gloucester Avenue adjacent to the beach with some of the area's most popular shops, restaurants and attractions.
Most of the beaches in Montego Bay have watersports concession huts where you can rent a boat or a catamaran, hire a fishing or sailing boat or find someone to take you out water skiing or windsurfing.
Good for all ages.
2. Visit the Impressive Rose Hall Great House
Rose Hall is one of the most popular attractions in Montego Bay. A remnant from the British Colonial plantation period, this large, restored manor house sits on 290 acres, and is about 20 minutes outside of Montego Bay.
It was once the home of Annee Palmer, known as the White Witch of Rose Hall, who was said to have murdered three husbands before being killed herself by one of the estate workers. The house was built in 1742, and today, it is filled with period antiques and offers a glimpse into that era of Jamaican history. There's even a spooky candlelit tour on selected nights.
Admission to the house is by tour only, so it's a good idea to reserve your tickets ahead of time.
Good for couples and families with older children.
3. Enjoy a Relaxed Trip on the Martha Brae River
Rafting along the Martha Brae River outside of Montego Bay is a great activity for couples and for families as well. The pace is slow and relaxed, and you can take in the lovely scenery as you float past.
The trip is about three miles long, and you'll sit on bamboo rafts and be steered by local guides who will tell you about the area and its flora and fauna.
Contact Jamaica Rafting or your WIMCO representative to make your reservations.
Good for all ages.
4. Visit These Bird Sanctuaries and Botanical Gardens
Jamaica is home to an astounding number of bird species. You can visit these lovely creatures in their natural habitat at the Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, located about 30 minutes outside of Montego Bay. At this fun, family-run attraction you can feed and photograph the exotic birds.
Another place to interact with the local flora and fauna is the Natango Gallery. This tropical retreat is located just outside of town, at the top of a hill overlooking the sea. The site features beautiful botanical gardens, including a Fairy Garden and a Dinosaur era garden. The gift shop has a good selection of local shells and shell crafts.
Good for families with kids.
5. World Class Golfing
Golfers love the Montego Bay area and its many championship golf courses. Not only are they challenging, but many offer spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea.
White Witch of Rose Hall Golf Course, designed by Robert von Hagge, is one of the newest and one of the most scenic. This 6,758-yard, Par 71 treasure is named for the plantation’s beautiful but wicked 19th century plantation mistress, Annee Palme.
Its sister course, Cinnamon Hill Golf Course, has a good selection of seaside and mountain view holes. This course has one of the best pro shops on the island. The course at Tryall Club, home to the PGA's Johnnie Walker Classic, is arguably the island's best course.
You don't have to stay at the resort (or be a professional golfer) to play the course. All three courses require that you use a caddie to carry your clubs.
Good for couples and extended families.
What services does WIMCO Villas provide to our clients vacationing in Jamaica?
If you are looking for a relaxing vacation where you don't have to worry about what the kids are going to do today. At a luxury villa in Montego Bay, Jamaica, you'll have a cook and housekeeper to see to your meals, your laundry and tidying up.
Do you want to make your vacation extra special by hosting a party for your spouse’s 50th birthday or celebrating your anniversary with a romantic dinner cruise for two? The staff at WIMCO Villas can make that happen, whatever you need to make your vacation special for you and your family.
Our mission is to do whatever it takes to make your vacation memorable and enjoyable.
Planning your trip with WIMCO Villas is like getting vacation and accommodation tips from a close, trusted friend who has traveled everywhere you dream of going. Our team and local representatives have not only visited each vacation rental in Montego Bay, but they know the surrounding area well.
Our friendly staff of planners knows the right questions to ask so they can best assist you in selecting the vacation rental or hotel that best meets your wants, needs and desires. Feel free to contact us today with any questions or to start planning your next vacation in Montego Bay.