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Four Jamaican Small Hotels Make 2016 Top 25 Caribbean List

Trident Hotel - Top Jamaican small hotel 2016
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According to the online travel website, TripAdvisor, four Jamaican hotels were on the list of the Top 25 Small Hotels in the Caribbean: The Trident Hotel, The Wilks Bay Resort, The Spa Retreat Boutique Hotel, and Geejam.

The Trident Hotel is located in Port Antonio on the Caribbean. The Trident is a 5-star hotel that provides the ultimate in privacy and luxury and features 13 oceanfront villas that blend modern and vintage design. Each of the villas offers artistic furnishings that reflect the Caribbean aesthetic. Prices range between $582 and $1,095 on average.

The Resort at Wilks Bay is a luxury estate located on the secluded San San Bay in Port Antonio between the beach and the Frenchman’s Cove. Wilks Bay Resort offers one-, two- and three-bedroom villas, as well as cottages and apartments.  Each of these accommodations has a “house helper “who who sees to the guests’ comfort. Rates vary according to season and type of accommodation: from  $290 for a one-bedroom cottage or apartment to $865 for a three-bedroom villa. The resort is perfect for couples, families and small groups looking for a peaceful stay in a beautiful, natural environment.

The Spa Retreat Boutique Hotel is located on the West End cliffs, 5km from the Negril Lighthouse, which was built in 1894, 7km from the Kool Runnings Waterpark, 4km from Coral Beach, and 8km from the Negril Aerodrome. The hotel is an adults-only accommodation that offers 24-hour  full spa services. Including deep-tissue massage, hot stone massage, sports massage, and Swedish massage. In addition, the spa offers a wide variety of other treatment therapies, such as aromatherapy, ayurvedic, and reflexology. The Spa Retreat provides intimate waterfront beauty, an inviting swimming pool and innovative Jamaican cuisine. The Spa Retreat Boutique Hotel is an ideal destination for couples and individuals looking for a wellness retreat.

Geejam is located on six acres of the lush San San Estate, just 10km from Winifred Beach, Boston Bay Beach, the Blue Lagoon, the Portland Parish Church and Port Antonio Square. The hotel property  extends from the foothills of the John Crow and Blue Mountains to the Caribbean waterfront, making it an easy-to-reach natural island landscape that includes several cascading waterfalls – the Scatter, Reich and Somerset falls – as well as rafting and hiking.  Geejam offers seven double rooms that consist of three deluxe cabins, one suite, and a self-contained three-bedroom villa. Site facilities a state-of-the-art recording studio, healing spa, swimming pool, gym, restaurant and bush bar. The resort is committed to providing visitors with whatever they need as they enjoy the privacy and luxury on offer in its natural island environment.

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