Strawberry Hill: Scenic Spa Hideaway
Strawberry Hill is a mountain spa hideaway in Jamaica's Blue Mountain range. This is the place to go if you want to indulge in spa treatments and relax in a calm mountain setting. Guests enjoy great mountain views, a negative-edge pool, gardens and a full-service Aveda Concept Spa.
Spa treatments to try on your Caribbean spa trip include massage, facials, body care, hydrotherapy and an exclusive Aveda treatment - the Himalayan Body Treatment.
Rooms & Food
Set on 26 acres, the 12 cottages feature unique 19th century Georgian architecture with interior details such as dark mahogany four-poster beds, French doors and spacious private verandahs.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the restaurant which offers "new Jamaican cuisine." If you prefer a stricter diet, spa entrees are available on the menu.
The spa retreat is located 3,100 feet above sea level, approximately one hour from Kingston Harbor. Mountain hiking and mountain biking trails of varying difficulty levels surround the property.
Things to Do Nearby
Guests can explore the mountain trails of the Blue Mountain range on foot or on a mountain bike, available from the resort. Nearby tours include a visit to the Old Tavern Blue Mountain Coffee Estate with a picnic lunch. Jamaica's beaches can be reached by car.
To get a full flavor of Jamaica, combine your stay at this hotel with a stay at one of the other Island Outpost properties located on the sea. The Caves is a unique resort set on top of volcanic rock near Negril on the western tip of Jamaica. Alternatively, you could visit Jake's on the south coast. Helicopter transfers can be arranged between the properties.
Best Time to Go & Getting There
Book between late October and May to avoid the hurricane season. Montego Bay International Airport is approximately 3 hours and 20 minutes from New York, 90 minutes from Miami and 6 hours from San Francisco (including the layover).
Montego Bay International Airport is serviced by major airlines and is about one hour from Strawberry Hill. Car rental is available near the airport (if you can drive on the left). Alternatively, ground transfer to Strawberry Hill is available for a fee. Guests can also arrange a helicopter transfer (a 40-minute flight costs about $600 per person one way, up to four passengers).
Rates from $325 per night based on single or double occupancy. Remember to check for specials.
Location: , Irish Town , Jamaica, 1-800-OUTPOST, website