The view of the beach and lagoon from the pool at GoldenEye in Oracabessa, Jamaica
Christian Horan Photography

Newly Recommended Hotel in Jamaica

December 17, 2018

For the December 2108 issue of the Hideaway Report, we visited GoldenEye, on the north coast of Jamaica, a two-hour drive from Montego Bay. If GoldenEye sounds familiar it is because it's the former home of Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond.

Our Beach Villa at GoldenEye in Oracabessa, Jamaica Photo by Hideaway Report editor

GoldenEye is a comfortable refuge located close to the town of Oracabessa. Though once known chiefly as a celebrity hangout, this 49-room property, now owned by legendary record producer Chris Blackwell, is ideal for couples and families alike. The estate features beachfront dwellings, a beautiful lagoon, flaming-red poincianas and, in the evening, colorful strings of lights and tiki torches.

From the editor: “GoldenEye is a Caribbean refuge of some flair, with an unusually colorful backstory. Given sufficient time, it would be a delightful place to finish a Bond novel or two.”

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