On a stunning promontory, once the site of an old stone fort, sits a remarkable new home named Fortal Point.
From its breathtaking location on the tip of the peninsula, the commanding view encompasses the turquoise water of Discovery Bay on one side and the deep blue Caribbean Sea on the other. The views are simply magnificent. The clear buoyant water and adjacent reefs are a paradise for snorkelers and divers. Just a few feet from the point, the protected reefs are a colorful coral world of Jackfish, Parrot Fish, Wrass and Sergeant Majors. The stereophonic sound of waves lapping the coral and beaches lulls guests to sleep each night.
Textures of teak, cedar, Italian tile and Persian rugs complement the dramatic architecture. With families in mind, seven bedrooms (including two specifically for children) have been thoughtfully designed on individual split levels. The comfortable verandah is complete with black granite bar, icemaker and television. Sunset cocktail hours here drift into leisurely long dinners under the stars on any of five open-air dining areas. Inside is the formal dining room with 100-year-old 12' mahogany heirloom table. As a special treat, the staff will serve dinner on the very point itself, followed by a seaside bonfire if you wish - evenings to treasure and remember.
Seven old cannons dot the two-acre grounds. Across the lawn is the indoor glass-backed squash court. The adjacent mirrored fitness room includes a universal weight machine and elliptical cycle in a breezy space with a wonderful view of the sea.
Child friendly, Fortal Point offers two complimentary portacribs, one high chair and games for children (and adults too). The DSS satellite television system includes Disney and and other children's programming. In the yard are two swings, one set of rings, a slide and a mini-tree house. If you have left your own pets at home, you will be happy to see two playful German Shepherds playing on the lawn. They are very friendly and they love children.
Bedroom 1: Custom-designed mahogany king size bed, additional daybed, TV, private terrace, sea view, en suite bathroom with bidet and bath-shower combination. Wheelchair accessible bedroom and terrace via ramped entrance and wide doorways.
Bedroom 2: King size bed, sea view, balcony, walk-in closet, en suite bathroom with bidet and bath-shower combination.
Bedroom 3: Queen size 4-poster bed, sea view, en-suite bathroom with bath-shower combination.
Bedroom 4: Optional king size or twin beds for adults or children, en suite bathroom with bath-shower combination.
Bedroom 5: King size 4-poster bed, TV, walk-in closet, spacious en suite bathroom, bidet, large walk-in shower with 2 showerheads and 3 waterjet body massagers.
Bedroom 6: King size bed, walk-in closet, en suite bathroom with bidet and large walk-in shower (big enough for two) with 2 showerheads and 3 waterjet body massagers. Sea view.
Bedroom 7: Twin beds in small cute room under peaked ceiling, en suite bathroom with walk-in shower.
- iPod docking stations
- Disabled access
- All bedrooms en suite
- Kayaks and snorkelling equipment available for guests' use
- Swimming pool
- Golf course and tennis courts available nearby
- New 4-hole synthetic putting green by the sea (putters & balls provided).
On the north coast of Jamaica, situated between Ocho Rios and Montego Bay, you'll find beautiful, scenic Discovery Bay.
It's a peaceful, relaxing and quiet area... and displays one of the most picturesque series of gleaming blue bays... perfect white sandy beaches... and vibrant, lively fishing villages. If traveling to Jamaica, Discovery Bay is definitely a stop you'll want to make - not only for the scenery, but the historic value as well.
Discovery Bay is a town in the Saint Ann Parish on the northern coast of Jamaica. Discovery Bay is home to much history, orginially named Puerto Seco by Christopher Columbus because there aren't any permanent rivers flowing through it, unlike it's neighbouring towns.
This are came to be known as Discovery Bay as Christopher Columbus and his crew discovered it in 1494, (it is disputed as to whether they first landed in Discovery Bay or Sevilla La Nueva.) Due to this there are many historical attractions in Discovery Bay, including the Green Grotto Caves and Columbus Park. The Green Grotto Caves display relics of the native Taino Arawak lifestyle - you can also visit the secret caves through which many spaniards escaped when the english invaded in 1655, they were guided by the Arawaks and African slaves in exchange for their freedom.
Discovery Bay holds some of Jamaica's premier attractions, including Doplhin Cove, where the whole family can enjoy swimming with Dolphins in a beautiful coral reef, and Firefly, Noel Coward's home in the hills above Port Maria, located in one of the island's most spectacular settings, and arguably the best views in Jamaica.The attractions in Discovery Bay are endless, whether you would prefer a drive through fern gully to experience breathtaking tropical vegetation or a visit to Chukka Cove to take part in activities ranging from polo to trail rides.
For those who wish to experience a taste of Jamaican night life there are several restaurants and clubs at Island Village - the most recent shopping and entertainment complex in Ocho Rios, also with shops and a cinema. In Discovery Bay there is no shortage of mouthwatering foods to tuck into after a long day in the sun! The gorgeous 'The Ruins' is built surrounding a waterfall and stream in a semi outdoor setting where you can enjoy both Jamaican and Chinese cuisine, and 'Tuscanini's' - a favourite place to dine for both locals and tourists.
Prices quoted are inclusive of a staff of at least 5*:
* Staff size will also increase depending on the size of booking.
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A tranquil villa in Iznate, Nerja. Offering stunning sea views, a private pool and shaded areas you can enjoy a holiday in a peaceful location, where the Spanish live and tend their grapes, olives and almonds.