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Elegant, private, large estate w/full staff 6 bd/bth, pool, close to beaches
1 of 73Elegant master bedroom suite: balconies on both sides for views and ocean breezes
3 nights minimum
Time to plan your 2019 Jamaica winter vacation at this gorgeous private estate, 8 acres overlooking the ocean on the lovely north coast. Your rental includes services of a chef, butler, housekeeper and groundsmen. Food, airport transfers and excursions are not included. The staff will prepare and serve your meals and do all the daily work in the property while you relax and decide the next day's menu, or wait for your afternoon cocktail at the outdoor patio overlooking the ocean.
Bring 14 family members or a group of friends; relax in the peace of the estate or enjoy the many excursions -- rafting down the Rio Grande, stopping for Belinda's famed open air riverside restaurant with Jamaican food as you've never tasted it before. Work it off with an evening of lively dancing at a local ...Time to plan your 2019 Jamaica winter vacation at this gorgeous private estate, 8 acres overlooking the ocean on the lovely north coast. Your rental includes services of a chef, butler, housekeeper and groundsmen. Food, airport transfers and excursions are not included. The staff will prepare and serve your meals and do all the daily work in the property while you relax and decide the next day's menu, or wait for your afternoon cocktail at the outdoor patio overlooking the ocean.
Bring 14 family members or a group of friends; relax in the peace of the estate or enjoy the many excursions -- rafting down the Rio Grande, stopping for Belinda's famed open air riverside restaurant with Jamaican food as you've never tasted it before. Work it off with an evening of lively dancing at a local nightclub. And the beaches - Portland Parish has four of Jamaica's ten best beaches and our beaches have no crowds, no fuss, no soliciting.
MAIN VILLA of Norse Hill Estate: 4,000 sq ft of architecturally inspired living with charming details. The four large bedroom suites can accommodate up to 10 (additional charge for 9th, 10th guests). Each has fans and netting over the beds so that you can leave the walls of windows open to enjoy the fresh breezes and the morning bird song. All the bedroom suites also have a/c.
GARDEN COTTAGE: A nostalgically designed wooden chalet on two levels; upper king size bedroom with ocean views; wrap-around deck with outside bathroom (louvers for privacy) with a second twin bedroom on the lower level also with deck and outside bathroom, plus a small dining area and kitchen. Capacity 4 persons (not suitable for children under 8 - outside stair connects the two levels.
Occupancy for main villa and Garden Cottage is a maximum of 14. Contact us for details and pricing if you wish to reserve main villa and Garden Cottage.
STAFF: Norse Hill Estate staff are highly rated by our guests. The full staff of housekeeper, chef, butler and two groundsmen means total relaxation for you! Allergies? Vegetarians? Vegan? No problem. Our chef has long experience and can provide a delicious meal to meet the needs of all our guests. Cost of food is not included in the rental.
AIRPORT TRANSFERS: There are many international flights to Kingston and Montego Bay airports. Kingston is closer but air or road transfers from either airport can easily be arranged at reasonable cost. Our driver will be waiting for you. Check with us for details. Cost of airport transfer is not included in the rental.
EXCURSIONS: The local manager can arrange any excursion you want, often at short notice. Check our reviews to see guest favorites. There are many choices and our manager will make sure you get the best prices possible.
WEDDINGS: Romantic, intimate, never-to-be-forgotten weddings! The gracious villa, huge lawn, gardens filled with rare trees and plants, all combine to provide a spectacular ambiance for a small, intimate wedding that will glow brightly in your memories. We work with a wedding planner who specializes in creating magic that will fit any budget. Check the website of White Light Events in Jamaica and look for the Norse Hill Villa photos under the Be Inspired page.
There is a local manager who will take care of you from the moment you arrive in Jamaica. She can arrange for a vehicle and driver to meet you at the airport, book any excursion at the best prices, recommend places to eat, arrange local transport by taxi or your own car and driver for the day.
The villa staff will cook your
This is our fourth time staying at Norse Hill Estate, and now the only choice for us in Portland. The house is in an incredible location, perched on a hilltop with views of the water, and gentle ocean breezes. Frenchman's Cove is a 5 minute...More
Staying at Norse Hill Estate while you explore Portland Parish should be on everyone's bucket list.
The main house sits on a hill with ocean views in the distance. The living and dining areas have wide open doors and windows to allow the sea breeze...More
Expectations were high before arrival, and from the moment we entered the gates of this majestic villa, the experience our small group enjoyed was nothing short of awesome. This holiday is one for the record books thanks to the spectacular staff, the amazing views, their...More
Wir haben unseren Urlaub im Mai auf diesem wunderschönen Anwesen in der Nähe von Port Antonio verbracht. Die Anreise verlief unkompliziert da ein Transport und direkt zu Norse Hill gebracht hat. Das Haus ist sehr groß und weitläufig, gerade die offene Atmosphäre machen es besonders....More
The property is every bit as beautiful as the pictures suggest. The grounds are lovely and interesting to explore. The staff took good care of us throughout our stay. Alma is a wonderful cook, Wayne made us lovely banana daiquiris, and Rose kept the house...More
The home was beautiful with an an amazing view of the ocean and surrounded by gorgeous gardens. The dinners and breakfasts were well cooked and the staff was very nice. It had enough space for us all to stay and hang out with a large...More
When we booked our stay at Norse Hill, we thought it was certainly a leap of faith, relying only on online photos and past reviews. We couldn't have been more thrilled when we arrived! It was more beautiful & magical than we imagined, and the...More
Norse Hill is a beautiful home perched in the majestic mountains, and simply a stunning property. My event planning team stayed here while producing a wedding in Port Antonio, Jamaica, and the photographer asked if a photographer designed the landscape because it was so organically...More
Date of stay: October 2015
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Management response:Responded 10 November 2015
Nathalie, you really went into the history of Norse Hill Estate! It was built in the heyday of the Portland region and we are proud that it remains one of the loveliest properties you can find near Port Antonio. The gardens were indeed specially designed...More
Norse Hill is the largest estate in the Port Antonio area; it is a very secure, gated estate. Frenchman's Cove is five minutes away or an easy stroll down from the property. There are many other beaches a few minutes away. Port Antonio is on the north shore of Jamaica, where the best beaches and most beautiful scenery are found. Port Antonio is a working port - dating from 1494 when Christopher Columbus arrived and claimed the island for Spain. He liked the area so much that he visited four times! But these days the port offers fishermen the opportunity to try their skill in the renowned deep sea fishing waters around Jamaica. The Port Antonio International Marlin Tournament is held every Sept/October. Not a sport fisherman? The Port Antonio Golf Course is also a bird sanctua...