Celebrity Frequented Fortress with Private Beachfront
Originally a 17th century fortress, this Ocho Rios beachfront property has hosted Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and Drew Barrymore, to name a few. The home’s original, two-foot-thick stone walls, along with their gun ports, have been retained, while the interior has been fully renovated to provide contemporary comfort and style. Outside, landscaped tropical gardens host a hot tub for eight, surrounded by natural decking from which guests can enjoy beach and ocean views and breezes.
The estate has six bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom and air conditioning. Half of the bedrooms are in the main house and the other half are 60 feet away, down a stone path, in what was once a schoolhouse. The property’s 300-foot, private, white-sand beach is a spectacular place to swim, play and sunbathe, and the home’s old stone verandah provides protective shade and is great for alfresco dining. The home has Wi-Fi...
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Payment and Cancellation - 90 Day Policy
- Guests may cancel for free provided that: (1) cancellation is within 48-hours of reservation request, and (2) reservation request was made at least 10 days before arrival.
- 90 days or less prior to arrival: Guests pay 100% at time of reservation.
- More than 90 days before arrival: Guests pay 50% at time of reservation (non-refundable), the remaining 50% will be charged 90 days prior to arrival.
- For guests paying with points: 100% of payment will be deducted at time of reservation, once booking is verified within 48 hours.
- 90 days or less prior to arrival: No refund issued, unless ‘Grace Period’ applies.
- More than 90 days before arrival: initial 50% payment is forfeited; the remaining 50% will not be charged.
- For guests paying with points more than 90 days before arrival: 50% of points taken are forfeited; the remaining 50% will be refunded within 5-10 business days.
- - No smoking*
- - No pets*
- - Occupancy maximum: 2 guests per bedroom
- - No Bachelor or Bachelorette parties
- - No parties/events
- - No loud noise beyond reasonable and respectful for a typical neighborhood
- - No illegal substances - No party groups - Cannot use property for commercial use
- - Note: most reservations require a security/damage deposit
- - Note: some reservations require an APA (Advance Provisioning Allowance) pre-payment for onsite incidentals.
- - No reservations will be confirmed for more than 11 months in advance.
- - All reservations require a signed rental agreement with your booking.
- - Additional fees may apply, check supplemental terms of this rental agreement. *rules apply unless elsewhere specified