Greatview Villa - Fully Staffed, Treehouse, Kids Club, Golf Course
Description from the manager
Almost like an illusion perched on the side of a mountain is Greatview, a magnificent villa in the Montego Bay area of Jamaica. The cliffhanging swimming pools at differing levels make a splendid sight from across the valley. The guiding hand of Greatviews creator and the commitment of its staff are evident in the upscale decor and careful attention to detail found at every corner.
Many features make Greatview particularly family friendly. Take advantage of the media room with library, Wi-Fi access and laptop, fitness room, Nintendo Wii as well as billiards, foosball, air hockey, ping pong and arcade tables. The Greatview property even includes a log cabin tree house nestled between Sea Grape and Poor Mans Orchid trees. Perfect for the magical world of the child, a winding staircase leads to a spacious living room furnished for special tree house lunches, games and crafts. A full staff, including driver and chef, are present to assist you with your needs.
Few villas capture open and airy with the mastery of design embodied at Greatview. The covered pavilion is no doubt the social heart of the villa. Its a great place from which to admire the vibrant colors, birdsongs and fragrances of the adjoining tropical gardens. For sun lovers, the deck over the kitchen offers an opportunity to catch some rays, while partial covering accommodates those who prefer shade. Amateur astronomers can congregate here at night to watch the stars through Greatviews telescope.
The six spacious and stately bedrooms at Greatview accommodate up to twelve guests. The main bedrooms include en-suite bathroom, air conditioning and cable TV. The sweeping views from each are mystifying and the well-chosen artworks provide feelings of familiarity.
Despite its formidable sheer mountain presence, the main floor rooms, covered pavilion and two master bedroom suites at Greatview are wheelchair accessible and designed to accommodate the physically challenged. This luxury retreat makes a perfect destination for multi-generational families or a group of friends looking to get away from it all. Close to many premiere golfing options, there will surely be something for everyone at Greatview!
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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Your stay includes access to the Half Moon Resorts amenities, including the beach club, tennis courts and golf course.
Golf at the Half Moon Resort is free all you have to pay is your caddy fees.
Greatview is among our most family-friendy Caribbean villas theres even a treehouse for the kids!
Bedroom 1 - The Plantation Green Room King size bed, En-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and walk-in shower, Outdoor shower, Air conditioning, Sitting area, Built-in entertainment unit, Bar fridge, Safe, Cable TV, Hairdryer
Bedroom 2 - The Orchid Room 2 Queen size beds, En-suite bathroom with jetted tub and walk-in shower, Direct access to spa and outdoor shower, Air conditioning, Sitting area, Safe, Cable TV, Hairdryer
Bedroom 3 - The Burmese Room Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning, Safe, Cable TV, Hairdryer, Small patio, Wrap-around balcony
Bedroom 4 - The Palm Room King size bed, En-suite bathroom with deep-soaking tub and shower combination, Air conditioning, Safe, Cable TV, Hairdryer
Bedroom 5 - The Frog Room King size bed, En-suite bathroom with deep-soaking tub and shower combination, Air conditioning, Safe, Cable TV, Hairdryer
Bedroom 6 - The Cottage 2 Twin beds (can be converted into king), Bathroom with jetted tub, Air conditioning, Walk-in closet, Sleeper sofa (can sleep 1 child), Safe, Cable TV, Galley kitchen, Hairdryer
Additional BeddingKing size bed, sitting room, Small kitchen, Private pool, A private suite available upon request
Child friendly villa
Partially wheelchair accessible
Log cabin tree house
Children games and toys
Fully equipped kitchen
Heated infinity pool
Lower level pool
Membership at Half Moon Hotel
3-Hours a day
Tree house activities
Jamaican arts and crafts
At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:
Activities and excursions
Jamaican band for dinner music
Driver with 12 seater van
Staff gratuity (15% during low season)(10% during high season)
Staff gratuity for Kids Club manager and driver
Access to Cinnamon Hill and White Witch golf courses
Maximum 12 guests
Pets not permitted
Cottage is only available when all five bedrooms are in use by the same group
10 minute drive to Montego bay International Airport and tennis court
5 minute drive to golf course
Greatview offers membership in Half Moon Resort, a 5 minute drive from the villa. Half Moon provides Greatview guests with unlimited green fees at the golf course, access to tennis, beach and all the offerings of Half Moon Hotel
Greatview has membership at The Cinnamon Hill Golf Club. Villa guests will receive a 50% discount on green fees, cart and caddy
Massage and beautician services are available at an additional cost
Suitable for weddings and corporate events
Meals provided for an additional ~USD60 per day per person
Shopping service provided at an additional cost
GREATVIEW KIDS CLUB:
Complimentary nanny service for 3 hours daily , morning or afternoons, for kids 12 years and under. Greatview's Kids Club is centered around Little View, a one bedroom treehouse/playhouse fully stocked with craft materials, games, puzzles and playhouse items.
Under the tree house is a sand box, and craft tables and play tents dot the surrounding garden.
Depending on the children's age and interests, local craftspeople will be brought in for jewelry making, coconut hat weaving and other fun Jamaican crafts. Kids and parents may choose from a fun list of kids activities. Also included but not limited to are wonderful activities such as face painting, cooking classes, Jamaican dance classes, treasure hunts, ping pong contests and much more!
Nanny service offered for up to 2 babies less than 3 years of age. Kids Club offered for up to 4 kids 3-12 years of age.
Additional amenities include: media library, pool table, ping pong table, foosball, concierge, video game console, games, private chef, movie/video library, computer available, tennis nearby, small pool, telescope, cd player, baby equipment, child friendly villa, music collection, laundress, golf nearby, toys, snorkeling, alfresco shower, alfresco dining, butler, outdoor furniture, gardener, wheelchair accessible....Read more
Left on 03/21/2013 for a stay in November 2012 | Rebecca .Reviewed Mar 21, 2013Stayed Nov 2012
The villa was beautiful and comfortable, the staff was so professional and personal, the food was so special and delicious and the grounds were so lush making our week of vacation the best ever! It was the perfect spot for our family of 16 (children and grandchildren) to be together. The villa offered so much for us all...the children especially enjoyed swimming in the pool and playing in the tree house (a nice feature). It was a week of relaxation for the adults...all we really had to do was be on time for the meals! We all voted and agreed that we all would love to return to Greatview! - Rebecca T., North Carolina, USA
"10 adults and 5 children all want to do it again next year"
Left on 03/21/2013 for a stay in July 2012 | Mary .Reviewed Mar 21, 2013Stayed Jul 2012
The villa, staff, food exceeded our expectations. it was an easy flight than a close drive to villa the airport. Being connected to halfmoon was nice for our tennis players and golfers... We feel as though we have found new friends.. - Mary P., South Carolina, USA
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