Top Romantic Getaways in Port Antonio Jamaica

Jamaica is an island that features a melting pot of culture, beautiful people and of course breath-taking scenery. If you are looking for a Romantic getaway on this Island, take a trip to the scenic parish of Portland to the City of Port Antonio. This exclusive city is located to the Northeast of Kingston just about 60 miles away. It is also known for its privacy and tranquillity which makes it a well-kept secret. Celebrities like Katy Perry and Solange even came on the Island and visited this area and nobody knew until they left and it was a headline in the newspaper.

If you decide to visit this Parish, the closest Airport is the Norman Manley International in Kingston. It is a long yet beautiful drive, but it is well worth it. Below are the best places for your romantic getaway.


GeejamHotel: This is the top rated spot because it is carefully hidden away and nestled in the heart of the bush. Imagine waking up with a breath-taking view of the Blue Mountains and John Crow Mountains amidst lust vegetation. The property features seven double rooms with three deluxe cabins, one junior suite and a self-contained three bedroom Villa. The feel of the place is that of a modern day Cabin or shabby chic with the wooden structure and the modern day amenities like the Internet and Air Conditioning. The Geejam Hotel features a “Bushbar” where authentic Jamaican and Asian Cuisine merges and adds that modern flair to the overall experience. If you are on a tight vacation budget, not to worry as Breakfast is also included. Some of the facilities includes: Beach, Gym/Fitness Centre, Jacuzzi, Air Conditioning, Restaurant, Wireless Internet and Wedding Planners. For more info please visit:

Great Huts Resort

Great Huts Resort: This is for “Eco Friendly” couple who is all about nature and celebrating its natural beauty. This spot features African inspired Huts and Treehouse Rooms; there is nothing else like it in Jamaica which makes it unique. Great Hut Resort is set on the Cliffs of Boston Bay and overlooks the beautiful City. Amenities include: A natural sea water pool, Private beach, Cliff Side Swimming Pool, Eco Friendly Rooms and Tents with Wireless Internet. This is the type of place you go to when you are looking to be off the grid. There are no modern day distractions only you and nature, which gives you the chance to re-discover your partner. Each room is comfortably furnished, uniquely decorated and is spacious enough to hold your necessities. For more information (876) 993-8888/ (876) 353-3388


Hotel Mocking Bird Hill

Hotel Mocking Bird Hill: Imagine this “you get out of a bed, step out on your balcony and the backdrop is the Caribbean Sea”. You see the Sun beaming down on the water which makes it looks like Crystals dancing in the water. This description is basically what Hotel Mocking Bird is in a nutshell. This place is more than just relaxing by the pool and drinking cocktails, add personalized service and it is the perfect place to create memories. Some of the facilities include: Air Conditioning, Bar and Swimming Pool. Guests will be able to dine at Restaurant Mille Fleurs, acclaimed by Gourmet magazine, on the Terrace with a breath-taking view of the Port Antonio Harbour. The menu features a Nouveau Tropical Cuisine with Vegetarian selections and only fresh local produce is used to create these tasty meals.After dinner, guests have the choice to enjoy a nightcap on the terrace or the soft music for entertainment. For more information contact: 876-993-7134 Fax:

Hotel Trident

Hotel Trident: Set on the lip of the Caribbean Sea, this place is absolutely breath-taking. If you like a modern romantic getaway, you will love this place. This is actually my favourite place in Port Antonio just because of the décor. Hotel Trident has that really nice glam feel and is the perfect place for a Fashionista. Guys, if you are looking for somewhere as beautiful as the lady in your life, this is the place. The Hotel features: 13 Ocean Front Villas, Gym, Media Room, Beach, Gym/Fitness Centre, Nanny Service, Spa, Air conditioning, Bar, Cable TV, Restaurant, Swimming Pool and WirelessInternet. Each Villa comes with hand selected furnishings, accent pieces and original artwork inspired by the 50’s and 60’s era. Even though it features all these modern day amenities, there is a certain simplicity and harmony which creates a balance to give it that home away from home feel. Another plus to this Hotel is that a Helicopter can be flown directly to the Hotel as requested by special guests. For more information please contact: (876) 633-7000Email:

There is so much to discover on the beautiful Island of Jamaica. Though the Island is relatively small, each Parish is uniquely beautiful and has its own History and places you must check out. If you are planning your Romantic Getaway, make it Port Antonio.

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Lorane "Rane" Rhoden is a Jamaican based Lifestyle Blogger. Rane is also a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona where she earned a B.A in Language, Communication & Society. In 2011 she was nominated for Best Fashion Blog and Best Lifestyle Blog at the Jamaica Blog Awards.