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The Resort at Wilks Bay

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The absolute best! Hands down the nicest, best run hotel in Jamaica. The setting is stunning the water is crystal clear & the owner James & Mary are some of the nicest around. I stayed for ten days & I did not want to leave. I miss my cook Sita and her excellent local dishes like crab curry or all...

1Thank Scott J
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of four had a wonderful week-long stay at Wilks Bay. I felt inclined to define the word paradise to my five year-old as a result of our trip, including visits to the beaches within walking distance of the resort. "You see these perfectly turquoise beaches, the calm and warm water. Notice how all our meals are served to...

1Thank RobySue
New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just perfect! All the other reviews sum it up so well I don't really know what to add... we were so well looked after by James, Mary and their staff. The lovely AnneMarie cooked us amazing food everyday, James and Mary helped us set up all the outings we wanted to go on and nothing was too...

Thank spinleyspanley
Brevard, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would give Wilks Bay 10 stars if I could. This place is wonderful! Fun, relaxing, excellent food, incredible people! James, Mary and all of the staff are fantastic! They all go above and beyond to make you feel at home and ensure your experience is amazing. As I'm sure all the staff is equally great, my husband and I...

Thank Ferrelljr
Westport, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As previous reviewers have stated, this property the people who make it work -- Mary and James and their amazing daughter, provide visitors with a dream vacation for those looking for a taste of the "real Jamaica." Our housekeeper, Angela stated it perfectly. The people who work and live there are family and every part of our stay was incredible....

Thank dina942015
Gallarate, Italy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hospitality is the first thing you experience when you arrive in this haven of rest. It was late evening when we arrived from a long trip and yet we found a table by the sea perfectly set with a light dinner. From then on we always had really good meals with great diversity of fruits, vegetables, fishes and local products...

Thank Laura M
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a week at an all-inclusive near Montego Bay in early February, we wanted to experience the more "authentic" Jamaica with several additional days off the beaten tourist track and far away from the cruise ships. The Port Antonio area, and more specifically the Resort at Wilks Bay seemed perfect for this purpose. Our expectations were exceeded, to say the...

Thank shdewdney
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

James and Mary run a brilliant gem in Port Antonia. We have travelled all over the island and stayed in many hotels including Goldeye. Everything works and the cooks are the best we have ever had on 25 visits to Jamaica. Plus they take you to local events...vinyl night,The Jolly Boys playing etc if you want Great location and a...

Thank David H
Durham, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Visited Wilks Bay for a week with my close friends and family to celebrate my belated 50th B-day and my son's actual 18th B day. It was our 4th trip to Port Antonio and once again Mary & James went out of their way to make sure everyone had a great stay. The staff is caring and warm. They make...

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

What an awesome place. We sought relaxation and we found it and more at Wilks Bay. The bay is stunning. A beautiful backdrop which you have a direct view of from your accommodation. Lovely pools, plenty of grounds for kids (and adults) to run around in. Small private beach worked tirelessly on by the team to keep in tip top...

Thank Siharris28

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service

Additional Information about The Resort at Wilks Bay

Address: Drapers P A, Port Antonio, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Portland Parish > Port Antonio
Price Range: €250 - €774 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Resort At Wilks Bay Jamaica/Port Antonio
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Port Antonio
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Port Antonio
#3 Romantic Hotel in Port Antonio
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“You cant go wrong with any of the rooms here”
 of 5 bubbles 642scottj, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have lovely views. You might want a top floor for slightly better views, but you can't go wrong with any of them.”
 of 5 bubbles RobySue, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the cove.”
 of 5 bubbles dina942015, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor suites have best access to everything”
 of 5 bubbles shdewdney, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are great, but the small cottage is closest to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles baruthski, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
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