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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved staying at this hotel/bnb. It was an amazing experience with some of the most amazing views I have ever seen in my LIFE. There was air conditioning which was highly preferable for me since we were staying in the summer. The room we stayed in had a bed, TV (with cable channels in English), and a bathroom that... More 

Thank Kaila M
United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights in November. Trip summary: -Clean, large room -Working fridge and A/C -Incredible views -Friendly staff -Great food -Large coverage fast wifi -Lucky the dog Would certainly stay here again.

Thank RAN558
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

I absolutely loved this place. The villas are so cute. There is the Rio Grande river on one side and a view of the sea on the other. We had breakfast on the patio by the pool overlooking the river every morning. Stunning. In the evenings we watched the sun set over the ocean. Fantastic. The staff were efficient and... More 

1 Thank cherylchin
2 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

One word great staff amazing views amazing it not your typical 6 start hotels it a Vila peaceful on quiet raffing view of the blue mountain breath taking waking up. You a fresh on green on colourful outdoors

1 Thank Jermaine T
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Spent 2 nights this past weekend and great location, great staff. The view for Breakfast overlooking the Rio Grande is always spectacular and food was very good. Safe environment and not too far from the town, beaches. I would like to thank Andrea, Mrs. Miller and Novelette for taking very good care of us.

1 Thank Camille C
Cochrane, Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful gem! We stayed in Amore Villa, and couldn't get enough of the view of the Rio Grande from the balcony. The bed was comfortable, and the room clean. The staff was very helpful setting up activities, and the view sitting under the gazebo for breakfast can't be beat! The villa had all the necessities, including a kitchenette.... More 

1 Thank CMS17
London, UK
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

I spent two nights at Rio Vista Resort and told the owner that I will be back and I will. I loved my stay. I had room 2CB which had a little balcony and beautiful sea views. Romantic athough I was by myself !! My room was clean and functional with a huge bed, cable tv, microwave and fridge. The... More 

2 Thank Onelifeliveit
Boston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

You cannot fault the view from this hotel - absolutely stunning over the Rio Grande. Our room (Amore) was spacious with a very big bed and a small kitchen area with fridge/freezer, oven and hob, crockery/cutlery etc. The balcony was ideal for sitting watching the world drift past even when it was raining heavily. The pool is a nice size... More 

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Reviewed 21 January 2016

We booked the Amore and the promise of a stunning view lived up to expectations. It was a lovely spacious room with beautiful fresh flower arrangements and extremely comfortable bed. It is also true that you can lie in bed and look over the Rio Grande. It also has a little kitchen area which was very useful for the more... More 

1 Thank merryweather29
Köln, Deutschland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

We enjoyed the silence and beauty of this place high above the rio vista very much! The only two drawbacks were our room (we had the standard room which is a bit too simple and consists of a bed, a chair and no balcony - we heard from other guests that the other rooms must be much nicer) and the... More 

1 Thank geschnetz

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the stunning blue waters of St. Margaret's Bay and the mouth of the Rio Grande river, sits the Rio Vista Resort. The hotel is nestled atop a lushly vegetated hill, with breathtaking views of the Blue Mountains, its peaks hovering at over 7,000 feet. The Blue Mountains is home to one of the world's best coffees. The Rio Vista offers a range of beautifully appointed guest rooms and villas. Choose from river/mountain, garden, pool, or sea views. Free continental breakfast included. The gazebo deck is the perfect place to start and end the day with an ice cold Red Stripe beer or a refreshing glass of coconut water. Sit back and take in a picturesque Jamaican sunset, while watching rafter floating by on the meandering Rio Grande river. A variety of Activities are available in close proximity to the hotel. Explore the variety of exciting packages and promotions being offered in the area to enhance your vacation experience. Boat rides on the World famous Blue Lagoon, tours of a Blue Mountain Coffee plantation, rafting on the Rio Grande, water fall climbs at Somerset Falls, nature walks, beautiful beaches and much much more. Rio Vista is a ten acre estate with individual rooms and 1, 2 and 3 bedroom villas. The property is located four miles west of Port Antonio, on Jamaica's north coast, nestled between the Rio Grande River and the Caribbean Sea. We are approx 1 1/2 hours from Kingston (Norman Manley Int'l Airport) through the mountains and 3 hours from Montego Bay (Sangster Int'l Airport) along the north coast highway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Vista Resort

Address: | Portland, Port Antonio, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Portland Parish > Port Antonio
Price Range: €84 - €127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rio Vista Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Rio Vista Resort Villas Hotel Port Antonio
Rio Vista Resort Jamaica/Port Antonio
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“All the villas are great. There are rooms in the main building if you don't need a villa but they are nice too.”
 of 5 bubbles cherylchin, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Amore without a doubt - dont compromise.”
  • View from bed
  • Lovely room Amore
  • View from private balcony
 of 5 bubbles merryweather29, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Do not take "standard room" - the other rooms are supposed to be much more lovely”
 of 5 bubbles geschnetz, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Villa's are much better than rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles lionesss2014, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you are a couple the best villa is the honeymoon villa with an outstanding view.”
 of 5 bubbles marijkewil, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
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