Strawberry Hill, a signature mountaintop oasis, offers an enchanting mix of rich Jamaican heritage balanced by healthy conscious living. Perched in the Blue Mountains, and located 3,100 feet above sea level, this unique boutique property houses a Living Spa, a Main House, and twelve handcrafted 19th century Georgian style cottages, including one-bedrooms, two-bedrooms, studios and a deluxe villa; each is carefully sited in a private tropical haven with magnificent mountainside and city views.
It features a one-of-a-kind negative edge swimming pool with a panoramic view of the vibrant city of Kingston. Strawberry Hill elaborate botanical gardens, conference room, cozy fireside bar and internationally acclaimed restaurant with a bespoke menu of ‘New Jamaican Cuisine’ further distinguish the property.
One of the highlights of the property, the Strawberry Hills Living Spa specializes in stress relief and organic healing based on the five elements practiced in Ayurvedic philosophies. Our Spa offers five treatment rooms, including a specialized hydrotherapy room as well as a deck for yoga and other outdoor activities.
The property’s high altitude captures the seasonal mountain mists that create an ideal climate for lush plant growth and truly healthful living. Strawberry Hill’s harmonious environment – encompassing cottages, cuisine, a spa, exotic fauna and flora, nature trails and a friendly, expert staff.
This property has an intriguing history that dates back to the 18th century as a coffee plantation that was originally deeded by the British Royal Family to Horace Walpole in the United Kingdom; the property was named after Walpole’s English estate, which was a famous meeting point for the preeminent artists and socialites of the time. After changing hands throughout the 20th century, the property was acquired in 1972 by Chris Blackwell, founder of the much-reputed Island Records label, which launched the legendary career of Reggae icon Bob Marley.
This unparalleled mountaintop paradise blends the authentic Caribbean culture and cosmopolitan sophistication, with a continuous emphasis on well-being. If you wish to hike the many trails of the Blue Mountains while being captivated by bird watching or visit Castleton Gardens, Blue Lagoon and other amazing places all over Jamaica, you can do so.
Strawberry Hill is truly an oasis.
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New Castle Road
Irish Town, St. Andrew
Toll Free: (800) 232-4972
Tel: (876) 944-8400
Tel: (876) 619-7872
by Susan Barone on 09/05/2013 in Hotels