Golden Clouds Country Estate is a spectacular waterfront villa located in the picturesque village of Oracabessa. Fifteen minutes from Ocho Rios, on Jamaica's fabled North Coast and neighboring Ian Fleming’s "Golden Eye", This 6 acre gated estate luxuriously accommodates larger groups and is our most popular villa for family reunions and weddings. Golden Clouds is on a rise overlooking it’s own private palm fringed, white sand beach and the Caribbean Sea. The villa has fantastic snorkeling and diving reefs and spectacular views of the Jamaican coastline and sunsets.
The main house has 10 bedrooms. The Garden Cottage (Golden Acres), located on the other side of the tennis court has 2 bedrooms, a separate swimming pool, living and dining area and a small kitchen. The main house common areas include a large living room which opens directly onto multi-level terraces running the entire waterfront length of the estate. The indoor dining area is directly off the living room and overlooks the sea. A large game room off the pool and air conditioned exercise room/gym with pool access are also common areas.
All bedrooms are beautifully decorated and furnished, with air conditioning, private baths with hair dryers, ceiling fans, DVD players and satellite TV’s.
Golden Clouds Main House
-Bedroom 1 Master Upstairs - King bedroom with bar, balcony, private terrace and whirlpool bath, ocean and pool view. Private entrance to the pool. Walk in closet and drawer space.
-Bedroom 2 Middle Upstairs - Golden Sunset- King bedroom with ocean view
-Bedroom 3 End Upstairs - Golden View - King bedroom with ocean view
-Bedroom 4 Master - Main House Ground Floor - Frangipani - King bedroom with pool view
-Bedroom 5 Courtyard Garden- Bougainvillea - King bedroom (or two twins) with garden view. Interconnecting door with bedroom #6.
-Bedroom 6 Courtyard Garden- Hibiscus - King bedroom (or two twins) with garden view. Interconnecting door with bedroom #5
-Bedroom 7 New Second Floor addition 2014- Bird of Paradise - King bedroom with ocean view.
-Bedroom 8 New Second Floor addition 2014- Poinciana - King bedroom with ocean view.
-Bedroom 9 New Second Floor Over Gym Addition 2016 - King bedroom with balcony and ocean view
-Bedroom 10 New Second Floor Over Gym Addition 2016 - King bedroom with balcony and ocean view
-Gallery Bedroom Overflow bedroom on first floor off living room. Queen bed and garden view.
Golden Acres Cottage
Sofa bed in Cottage Living Room-Bedroom 11 - King bedroom with pool and garden views.
-Bedroom 12 - King bedroom with pool and garden views.
The large fresh water pools (two) at the main house and cottage have shallow areas for beginners and deeper areas for more advanced swimmers. A thatched roof gazebo, a recreation, game and exercise room all make for a active outdoor setting. A professional tennis court (pro available), basketball practice, shuffleboard, children's playground with swings, croquet and ping pong complete the outdoor amenities. The villa has a gorgeous white sand beach (man-made, and slightly raised above sea level) with coconut palms, thatched hut and tables, fresh water shower, lounge chairs and night lights. For over 100 years, guests have enjoyed swimming at Golden Clouds, and the villa is well known for its beautiful reefs, located directly in front of the property’s 500 ft of shoreline. Golden Clouds is adjacent to Goldeneye (Ian Fleming's winter home) and features the same gentle current, abundance of tropical fish, and beautiful turquoise waters shared by the two magnificent properties. Access to the sea is provided by stone cut stairs and well constructed ladder steps at various locations along the water’s edge. A swimming platform for guests is anchored offshore and provides a great place for sun tanning and diving. A child-friendly wading pool with sheltered lagoon is also featured along Golden Cloud’s shoreline. For the more adventurous guests, Golden Clouds provides complimentary use of kayaks and snorkeling equipment.
Other features include cable TV, CD stereo, DVD/VCR library, and 1500 book library.
The villa is fully staffed. With an 80% return guest record Golden Clouds is an outstanding and magical place, renowned for its excellent service staff, luxurious accommodations, superb and varied kitchen skills and preserving the simple island beauty in it’s natural state. This villa is one of the most comfortable and relaxed of any of our larger properties. It is also one of our most popular wedding villas.
- Up to 12 bedrooms with a/c and private bathrooms
- Two swimming pools
- Includes Airport Transfers with 1 week minimum rental
- Private white sand beach
- Tennis, shuffle board, basketball, volleyball, air conditioned gym, children's playground
- Large beautifully landscaped estate
- Full staff
Golden Clouds All-Inclusive Rates - Exceptional Value!
The all-inclusive Plan (no wedding) includes all meals and non-alcoholic beverages for the week, staff tips, airport transfers and a van and driver for transportation during the week. $75/night for adults and $45/night for children younger than 12 and older than 2. This is one of the best all-inclusive packages we offer.
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For a brief history of this very special villa, click on the following link: Golden Clouds History