A Blue Mountains oasis, perched 3100 feet above sea level, Strawberry Hill Hotel and Spa offers an enchanting mix of Jamaican heritage balanced with healthy living, a private tropical haven situated in a magnificent mountainside setting and boasting panoramic views of Kingston below.
Strawberry Hill began as an 18th century coffee plantation, the property changed hands many times throughout the 20th century and in 1972 was acquired by Chris Blackwell, founder of the much-reputed Island Records label, which launched the legendary career of Reggae icon Bob Marley. As a result many famous entertainers and musicians visited the property during the 70's and 80's including the Rolling Stones, Marianne Faithful, Grace Jones and Willie Nelson. Strawberry Hill opened as a hotel in November of 1994.
Strawberry Hill Hotel and Spa is a unique boutique property comprising 12 handcrafted 19th century Georgian style cottages each carefully set in a private tropical haven. Each cottage is an individually handcrafted living space with detailed fretwork and furniture, which was made and finished on site. Dark mahogany furniture, four-poster beds draped with a delicate muslin netting, French doors, louvered windows and spacious private verandas create an atmosphere of relaxing intimacy.
The Strawberry Hill Living Spa is one of the highlights of the hotel, specialising in stress relief and organic healing based on the five elements practiced in Ayurverdic philosophies. The spa offers five treatment rooms including a hydrotherapy room, a plunge pool, a deck for yoga and other outdoor activities and a sauna.
A variety of dining locations suit the mood of the day, the Library Veranda and Bamboo Room, the Jade Vine Terrace or the Poolside and Bar Veranda are but a few of the special places where you can enjoy the 'New Jamaican Cuisine' served at Strawberry Hill. A full vegetarian and spa cuisine menu is also available. Sunday Brunch is an event unto itself, redefining the traditional concept of a lavish feast with a variety of cold salads and hot appetisers, a delicious selection of jerked meats, homemade desserts and the signature strawberry bliss bubbly wine.
Strawberry Hill Hotel and Spa boasts sublime mountaintop views, a refreshing island breeze and sumptuous landscaped gardens. Enjoy the view from the infinity edge swimming pool, wander through the spectacular gardens of juniper, cedar, eucalyptus and mango trees.
This deluxe villa is on one floor with a terrace. The bedroom has a four poster bed, walk-in wardrobes and a living space. There is also a Spa gazebo adding to the romantic feeling of this villa. The Timbuktus and Mountainview 1 are deluxe rooms with balconies. These five rooms have good views and are surrounded by leaves.
Strawberry Hill has four studios with private balconies, suitable for dining. These rooms are Gong, Tree, Cedar and 59 Steps. Housing magnificent four-poster beds, all purpose kitchenettes these studios capture the refined luxury and absolute peacefulness of the property. Every studio overlooks Kingston and the Sea, providing an incredible view.
Mountainview 2 is a deluxe villa set on two floors with two bedrooms. There is the possibility of renting Mountainview1 in order to make this property a three bedroom one. Highgate is a deluxe villa set on two floors with two bedrooms and ensuites. In the bedrooms are walk-in wardrobes. There is also a dining room, sitting room, kitchen, visitor’s bathroom, balconies and hammocks or chairs.
Timbuktu 1, 2, 3, 4 boast stunning views of Kingston and Mountain View 1 boast a stunning view of the Mountains, All feature a queen – size bed. Cottages embody traditional 19th century Georgian architecture with interior details to create a romantic atmosphere. Jamaican art and photographs decorate the walls. Bathrooms are simply furnished with terra cotta and hand – glazed tiles, and deep bathtubs.
The Studios are located on the mountaintop and they have four poster beds, kitchenettes and balconies.
A magnificent 1,500 sq. ft. single story house with one bedroom, and a private terrace for dining and relaxing outside while taking in the breathtaking views of the islands landscape. The bedroom features a four-poster bed and luxuriant bathroom. Doors lead onto the balcony from both the sitting room and bedroom. Birdshill also features its own private couples spa gazebo and private terrace and is a favourite for honeymooners and romantics.
A truly majestic double-story deluxe villa, Highgate features two bedrooms with bathrooms en suite, a dining room, sitting room, kitchen, visitor's bathroom and expansive balconies that wrap around both floors. Walk-in wardrobes and vaulted ceilings highlight the master bedroom, while doors leading onto adjoining balconies accommodate both bedrooms. Lounge in one of the hammocks or chaise wicker chairs as you surrender to an unforgettably elegant mountaintop vista.
An enchanting double-story two bedroom family house with the option to rent an additional bedroom, Mountain View 1, to accommodate large families or three or more couples. The extra bedrooms are located off an adjoining walkway, thus ensuring total privacy for all members of your group. Mountain View 2 is highlighted by its plush interior giving way to a magnificent island panorama.
The Veranda and Bamboo Room- ideal for residents and smaller parties
The Poolside & Bar Veranda- great for relaxing
Strawberry Hill Living Spa- customised menu for guests individual preferences
The menu at Strawberry Hill consists Jamaican dishes with international influences and there is also a full vegetarian menu available
The Bar- Enjoy a signature rum punch at the bar and many other drinks!
Sunday Brunch- Hosted weekly, brunch consists of cold salads, hot appetizers, jerked meats, homemade desserts and the hotel’s own strawberry bubble wine!
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