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A Stay in a Park Suite at the Park Hyatt Vienna, Austria

Bank, the hotel’s restaurant, is a deco beauty

During my recent trip to Europe, I got the chance to spend the night at the Park Hyatt Vienna, which had been open all of 2 1/2 weeks prior to my one-night stay. Housed in a building that was once a bank, the Park Hyatt Vienna is an Art Deco gem with all the usual understated elegance that one expects from a Park Hyatt, but with the added bonus of New Hotel Smell! The modern interpretation of deco design is a refreshing change from the old world Imperial design choices at other top Vienna hotels.

The reception desk  of Bank restaurant

My husband is a Hyatt Gold Passport member with Diamond status, so we were upgraded to room 430, a Park Suite which was huge, stunning, glamorous and vastly exceeded any expectations one can expect for a €300 hotel room in Europe during the summer.

The former bank’s vault has been converted into an indoor pool

The architectural highlight of the property was the spa and pool. What was the former bank vault has been converted into the Park Hyatt’s indoor pool. You enter through the vault doors. The fitness center is well equipped, open 24 hours, has great air conditioning and overlooks this inspired space.

The living room of Park Suite 430

The hotel’s vibe is Deco glam, but not too flashy. Park Suite 430 featured a large living room with a desk, a lighted vanity, a huge television (perfect for watching the World Cup), a seating area with a sofa and two chairs, and a packed mini-bar. The bedroom seemed a bit cramped for the king-size bed, but the crazy beautiful bathroom was huge and more than made up for the bedroom. The closet space exceeded what I have at home.

Left: a peak inside the Mini-bar Right: A bowl of fresh fruit welcome amenity

When you book a stay at a just-opened hotel, you except there will be some kinks. But when you stay at a just-open luxury business hotel in Austria, you do not expect that the wifi will not work in your room.

Problems are to be expected, and the staff at the Park Hyatt all seemed aware of the problem. Red flag #1: there was no IT person on property who could come to our room  to help us troubleshoot the issue, instead, the IT person recommended I call the service provider. After spending several frustrating minutes on the phone with a service center in the Philippines– who seemed entirely unaware of the hotel’s existence– help came in the form of Park Hyatt Vienna employee Philipp F., whose title I believe was Director of Rooms.

The king-sized bed in the bedroom of Suite 430

Philipp handled the situation well. He both acknowledging the hotel’s ongoing wifi issue, and looked for a temporary solution. He offered to upgrade us again to a Park Executive suite which might have better connectivity, but we declined. We were on a tight FedEx deadline, and we needed send off some time-senstive documents and enjoy the soccer game. Philipp made  the situation far more tolerable by sending up a round of Aperol Spritz (which sounds extra fun when said with German accent).

Left: the vanity in room 430 Right: the desk had ample plus and glam lighting

While the wifi workaround didn’t last long in room 430, connectivity wasn’t an issue in the lobby and common areas of the hotel. I had speedy connections in in Bank restaurant, as well as the cigar and whiskey lounge, The Living Room.

Philipp went above and beyond the call of duty by making sure that our FedEx got to it’s destination that night, delivered via taxi.  The staff at the Park Hyatt is excellent, and as attractive as the hotel itself. They handled the situation superbly.

The gleaming white bathroom

The bathroom was spacious and sublime. In addition to the deep tub, there was a huge shower with both a rain shower and powerful second hand shower, and water stayed where it should. The Park Hyatt Vienna also was my first experience with a Black Mambo hairdryer– which puts all other hotel hairdryers to shame.

Serene marble bathroom in suite 430 at the Park Hyatt Vienna

Breakfast was included (a Diamond status perk) and served in Bank restaurant. The spread was as impressive as the former bank space itself. Food selections ranged from muesli and cheese to all the usually cold and hot dishes as well as a chef making eggs to order. Next time I’m in Vienna I hope to check out Bank for dinner– the space is beautiful and had a few chef’s tables tucked in and around the open kitchen.

Blaise Mautin toiletries at the Park Hyatt Vienna

One thing about the hotel’s design struck me as odd. There seems to be only one elevator for all 143 guest rooms. It wasn’t an issue during the weekend when the hotel wasn’t fully occupied, but it seemed like it might be one during the morning business meeting rush.

A table at Bank restaurant

Left: a table tucked in the open kitchen Right: eggs made to order at breakfast

Cereals and fruit galore at the Park Hyatt Vienna’s breakfast buffet

I wish I was more of a breakfast person when I saw the buffet. The service was good and my English Breakfast tea was quick to arrive and quickly refreshed, my eggs perfectly poached.

Left: juice and dairy Right: dried fruit for breakfast

With a glorious building and great staff, I expect the Park Hyatt Vienna will figure out it’s wifi issues quickly and become one of Vienna’s top business hotels… it’s certainly the prettiest.

Park Hyatt Vienna

Am Hof 2

Vienna,  Austria, 1010

Tel: +43 1 22740 1234

Fax: +43 1 22740 1235

Email: vienna.park@hyatt.com

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A Stay at Ladera Resort, St. Lucia

When your room is missing a wall, it definitely qualifies as Glamping

On my recent trip to St. Lucia, I stayed at two different properties, both in the Soufriere area of the Island. First up was Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort.

Next, I stayed at Ladera Resort for 3 nights, which I covered in detail for the Glamping.com blog (Arrival and Day 1, Day 2, Day 3).

Ladera’s pool sits below it’s bar and Dasheene Restaurant

The two hotels are located close to each other. Ladera even sends guests via shuttle a few times a day to Sugar Beach, since the resort is located in the lush hills between the Pitons, and not right on the ocean.

Not surprisingly, we bumped into some of the same couples we met at Sugar Beach. It makes sense to move around if you’re spending more than a few days on St. Lucia, and the combo gives a nice mix of beach and rainforest and two very different vibes.

Left: Swing over the pool in our room  Right: The indoor “living room” of PR 3 had Piton views

Ladera is the more unique of the two resorts. Since the rooms are all missing a wall, guests are truly getting a 5 star glamping experience. You’re at one with the elements, be it sun, rain, or stars. You’re not exactly roughing it though, the wooden rooms have all the necessary creature comforts (including wifi). But if you’re the type who is going to freak out if you see a gecko in you’re room, then Ladera probably isn’t for you.

Cool in-room amenity: a star chart and binoculars

I love resorts with a non-generic vibe and personality, so I adored Ladera. I also thought the food at Dasheene, their on-site restaurant, was the best of the hotel restaurants I tried. The Caribbean kingfish and jerked shrimp on sugar cane skewers were standouts, and cocktails were a few dollars less expensive than those I drank at nearby resorts.

The mosquito netting is sexy– and helpful when your room is missing one wall

Left: Colorful tiles in the rainforest themed Rainshower Right: The rainshower could easily fit two people… or maybe five

St. Lucia is definitely a couples destination. There were a lot of honeymooners at Ladera, and the hotel is situated for maximum privacy. Missing a wall does mean that you hear the nature outside, the cicadas at night, and the occasional couple in the throes of ecstasy in the next room (good for them!).

Side by side sinks in the wooden bathroom of PR3

Ladera has a top notch staff that can help arrange sightseeing, tours, or any other needs you might have. Their spa is very basic, but the technicians are great (I got a very reasonably priced deep tissue massage that hit the spot).

Ladera’s vibe is eco-chic: wood, boulders, and exposed to the elements

Funky pots and sexy shadows are part of Ladera’s organic charm

Ladera’s social center is the pool, bar, and restaurant area. The bar has spectacular sunset views and saves the best front-row seats for in-house guests. Non hotel guests have to pay a cover fee just to check it out. Local musicians play during brunch and dinner, and the vibe is casual Caribbean elegance and divinely laid back.

Waiting in the bar at Ladera

Lush green landscaping and fun tiled ponds add to the resort’s charm

The Spa might not look fancy, but the treatments are fantastic

The gym is good for working off the rum-based cocktails and fabulous breads served at breakfast

A friendly local in the bar

Peg, a local bird, joined me for breakfast

What I liked most about Ladera was how fun it was. The food was fine-dining quality, but there are just enough local touches that keep it unpretentious and decidedly not stuffy. The guests were also low key and chill. Tables are adorned with madras napkins, and squirt guns meant for fending off local birds who invite themselves to your meals and want in on your tasty bread basket at breakfast.

Left: Drinking a coconut in the bar Right: an omelette made to order for breakfast

Ladera isn’t cookie cutter or generic, and neither are it’s guests. It’s an unforgettable place to spend a few days for a special occasion like a romantic weekend away, an anniversary, or a honeymoon.

A jerked fish wrap for lunch in the bar

Ladera’s bar menu had killer chicken satay, and rum and lime cocktails

Caribbean kingfish for lunch at Dasheene Restaurant at Ladera

The band sets up before dinner in Ladera’s Bar Area

Guests gather poolside to take in the spectacular Piton sunsets

Guests thinking about Ladera should know that it’s not located right on the beach, and while their is shuttle service available, I didn’t even use it as I spend my days at the pool or exploring the surrounding area. There are plenty of taxis available should you miss scheduled shuttle service to Sugar Beach.

Paradise Ridge at night

Ladera Resort

Soufrière,

St. Lucia, West Indies

Resort Reservations: 866-290-0978

reservations@ladera.com

Rates start at $475.00

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A Stay at Sugar Beach: A Viceroy Resort, St. Lucia

White Sand and Lounge Chairs at Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort

Last month, I visited the Caribbean island of St. Lucia for the first time. I split my time between two different hotels in the Soufriere area, the first of which was Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort. Sugar Beach is located about an hour’s drive  from Hewanorra International Airport (UVF).

The chic Lobby of Sugar Beach

While St. Lucia is rather small (27 miles long and 14 miles wide) it’s mountainous and curvy, but the drive wasn’t overly winding. It was nice to not get carsick after flying in from Miami. We were greeted with cool towels as soon as we arrived.

Colonial Chic furnishings at Sugar Beach

Situated on a former 18th century Sugar Cane plantation in the Val de Pitons UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sugar Beach is a favorite destination for couples and honeymooners. The geography is lush, the rum is good and the sunsets spectacular.

Views from around Sugar Beach

Swinging daybed in one of the public spaces at Sugar Beach

After checking in, we were driven to our room in a colorful jitney, which run as shuttles about the hilly property, making it easy for guests to get from their rooms to the beach, restaurant and spa.

We were shown to room 709, a luxury cottage with oodles of plantation chic charm and wonderful welcome amenity– a bottle of Chairman’s Rum, distilled on St. Lucia, which quickly became our favorite sundowner.

No Shocker Couples love Sugar Beach: behold the Hella Sexy Bedroom of room 709

Claw foot bath tub and side by side sinks in the bathroom of room 709

The bathroom was generously sized, with a gorgeous claw foot tub, side-by-side sinks, cool art and separate areas for the toilet and a huge rain shower.

The patio of our cottage provided privacy and a lot of colonial luxury

The bedroom was hella sexy– after sipping the rum, I kept expected to see Mick Jagger in his prime under the white mosquito netting. It’s not surprising the honeymooners love this place.  It was also nice to have a completely separate living room, butler service, and an in-room iPad where I could book my spa appointments at the resort’s incredible Rainforest Spa.

Lunch at the casual Bayside Restaurant

The Cocktail Menu and Cuban cigars on the menu at the Bayside Bar

If the beach isn’t your thing, Sugar Beach has a killer pool as an option too

There’s a super cute Sugar Club for kids if you’re traveling as a family. The property prides itself on it’s family programs. I didn’t see many kids during my stay, but that also means if they were on property they were well entertained.

Cool old ruins from the resort’s days as a working Sugar Cane Plantation now have become a favorite backdrop for brides and grooms getting married on the porperty.

Other than wifi, a well placed hammock is my favorite amenity

I can see why Matt Damon chose to have his vow renewal on the property– there really is no reason to leave the property with multiple restaurants, activities, bars and things to do right on site. The butler service is top notch, the wifi signal was strong.

Boats and beach chairs on Sugar Beach

There’s tons to do at Sugar Beach, but the villas are so comfortable, this is a great place to come to do absolutely nothing at all.

Catamarans and kayaks ready for Sugar Beach Guests

The Sugar Baby

Left: the beach activities hut Right: colorful jitneys are a fun way to cruise around the property

Rum based cocktails are the house favorites

I found the cocktails to be priced fairly for a luxury resort (most around $14) but the $9 price tag for watermelon juice at breakfast was a touch excessive. My advice– just sleep in, skip breakfast, and grab a light bite by the beach.

Casual lunch at the Bayside Bar & Rum based drinks

On the dining front, I preferred the food at the casual Bayside restaurant and bar (the Pomelo Basil Mojito $14 was the standout cocktail of the trip). Cane Bar has a sushi menu and while delicious, it was extremely pricey and the service was a bit slower, but I could have caught it on an off night. It’s definitely worth visiting the Cane Bar to see the sexy space and the art in the back Late Night Bar and snooker rooms– including giant Polaroids of Tim Burton and other notable celebrities. I did not eat in the Great Room (although the room is stunning).

There is some interesting art at Sugar Beach. The property’s owner is a former accountant for the Rolling Stones.

The Late Night Bar at Sugar Beach

Rum Collection in The Cane Bar

The sleek Cane Bar has a killer selection of rum– and a “rummelier” who can help you select one to try– or even a flight of rum.

Pool between the Pitons

Service on the beach was pleasant and leisurely. I didn’t have to wait long to have a drink delivered to my beach bed, and a local known as “coconut man” would come by daily offering fresh young coconuts to drink for $4 and sold out daily.

Signs to Sugar Beach, the Rainforest Walk on property

The resort offers all sorts of water activities from SCUBA to paddle boarding, and has plenty of tour options available if you’re itching to hike Gros Piton.

Pool, palm trees, and Sugar Beach

If you feel you’ve overindulged on the local rum and chocolate, you can work it off in the resorts state of the art fitness center. They have tons of cardio and weight equipment, and also offer cool fitness classes like aerial yoga. The schedule is listed on your trusty in-room iPad.

Boats for hire at Sugar Beach

The deck of room 709 at sunset

Left: Room 709′s plunge pool Right: Chairman’s Rum: the perfect local sundowner

The Gorgeous Great Room

Sugar Beach After Dark

Sunset Sail at Sugar Beach

Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort (formerly The Jalousie Plantation)

Val des Pitons

P.O. Box 251

Soufriere, Saint Lucia

Tel +1 758 456 8000

Guestroom Reservations: 800 235 4300 (From US and Canada)

Guestroom Reservations: +925 298 6438 (International callers)

Room rates start at $485.00 per night

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In Praise of Montana’s Shoulder Season: A Stay at Ranch at Rock Creek

Big Blue Sky (and Zan) at the Ranch at Rock Creek in March

With Memorial Day behind us, we’re currently in the thick of summer travel plans (and the hassles that go along with them). I’ve got be honest– I much prefer shoulder season travel to summer. My husband and I don’t have children (or their various school schedules to take into account when making our vacation plans) and so many summer hot spots– including Montana– have benefits and charm that come with non-peak tourist season.

Scenes from Montana in March

When I got invited to visit the Ranch at Rock Creek in March I was really excited to visit one of my favorite summer destinations- Montana- during a time of the year I’d never been. And truth be told– I loved it. The Ranch at Rock Creek has a high staff to guest ratio and the personalized service couldn’t have been better.

Snow in March in Montana

While fun in the sun is what most people look for in a Spring Break destination, there’s something to be said for a little weather, too. There were true spring sunshine-y days, another filled with “wintry mix” but the evenings were cozy around the fire and all the families that were at the resort seemed to be having fun and enjoying braving the elements together.

This hot tub looked highly inviting on a sunny March morning in Montana

Left: Signage above the Ranch at Creek Right: Moose House

The interior of Sweet Grass Tent

March is probably not the best  time to sleep under canvas in Montana, but it’s a perfect time to stay in one of the Ranch’s private loghomes. We stayed in Cattail Cabin– a two bedroom cabin with two masters that works perfect for couples traveling together. In my case, my husband and I were in one room and my BFF, Zan, and her dog, Sally, stayed in the second master. We had a great time on our spring glamping adventure.

The lobby of the Granite Lodge

This was Zan’s first trip to Montana, and her first glamping adventure. She described it as, “when you go camping you’re miserable, but when you go glamping you have fun.” We definitely had fun. With the Silver Dollar Saloon, a three lane bowling alley and The Granite Spa on property we had a lot of options of where to hang out. Three days wasn’t nearly enough time to take advantage of all the other activities available.

Grilled cheese & tomato soup: perfect comfort food for March in Montana

I talked to many of the staff members during my stay at the resort, and they confessed that not all shoulder season is created equal. April seemed to be the least favorite month among the staff members I spoke to, mostly because the nearby Discovery Ski Area in Philipsburg is closed, and the weather isn’t predictable enough to be fully committed to outdoor activities. October seemed like a favorite month too.

Left: Pintler range kale salad Right: veggie burger for lunch

Any time of the year you visit the Ranch at Rock Creek you’ll be well fed. Chef Josh Drage uses a lot of local produce and protein for his daily menus. He told me he was thrilled that foodies got hip to kale since it grows like a weed in Montana. Between the fresh baked cookies and Missoula Mules (served in copper mugs), we were grateful there was a fitness center on property. Zan borrowed her yoga mat for the entire stay and used it in our cabin.

The Rock Creek Ranch Syrah was impressive

The Staff at the Rod & Gun Club had no problem helping us arrange activities– including sporting clays, which were fun and challenging. It was nice to take horseback ride on a snowy morning with cowboy Joe, a former rodeo star. I’m not sure I would have gotten to hear as many of his entertaining stories if my stay was during maximum occupancy.

Pool table in the Silver Dollar Saloon

Saddle Seats at the Silver Dollar Saloon

Bluebird Cabin Exterior

The Ranch at Rock Creek has a wide range of accommodations– from hotel rooms in the Granite Lodge to multi-bedroom homes that could sleep 10 people. There are also some canvas glamping tents available during the summer season. Cattail worked great for us, with a full kitchen, a cozy living room, two master baths (complete with chandeliers over the claw foot bath tubs) and a fireplace that was easy to light at night.

Zan and Sally touring a log cabin at the Ranch at Rock Creek

Detailed decor doesn’t let you forget where you are: Montana

The Bedroom of Trapper

Interior shots of the Rod & Gun Club

Sally didn’t mind that they didn’t have cowboy boots in her size

Left: Zan Goofing around inside Bluebird Cabin Right: Zan’s first time at Sporting Clays

Zan and Sally agree: March in Montana can be delightful

A snowy last morning outside the Granite Lodge

Farm Fresh scramble with organic spinach and Birdman toast

Left: Lemon Ricotta Pancakes were yum Right: An omelette with bison sausage

Pacific Northwest Steelhead Salmon, Beluga lentils and Fiddlehead ferns came as room service

After spending the day in Philipsburg, where we toured the local brewery and candy store, we were in a bit of sugar coma and feeling lazy about dinner… and were thinking about skipping it. But as a Relais & Chateaux property, The Ranch at Rock Creek doesn’t really let you get away with skipping meals.

Apple Crisp with Nutmeg Ice Cream

We asked for dinner to delivered to our cabin. It came room service style and while we swore we were only going to have a bite or three, it was delicious and hard to stop eating. Especially the apple crisp, served in personal sized cast iron skillet with homemade nutmeg ice cream.

Blue Sky and barn at the Ranch at Rock Creek

Left: Saddles in the tack Room Right: Zan and a stagecoach

Cowboy Joe getting horses ready for a ride

Since the Ranch wasn’t 100% booked, it was easy to get activities scheduled at our preferred times and personalized service. Cowboy Joe led us on a horseback ride near the river, and the gentle snowfall was nicely atmospheric.

Snowy ground cover made for an atmospheric horseback ride

Zan and can lead a horse to water and make it drink

Cattail Cabin’s fireplace at night.

You can read more  detailed trip reports of my stay at the Ranch at Rock Creek on the Glamping.com Blog:

First day at the Ranch at Rock Creek

First Night and Second Day at the Ranch at Rock Creek

Third Day at the Ranch at Rock Creek

Left: Night lights in Montana Right: Returning to Cattail Cabin after dark

Zan, a local jackalope, and me at the White Front Bar in Philipsburg

Rates in shoulder season are typically lower than peak summer season. At the Ranch at Rock Creek October rates start at $850.00 per person per night. All rates include full board with breakfast, lunch & dinner in the Granite Lodge and/or the Blue Canteen. Also included are all wines and drinks during meals from The Ranch wine list or in the Silver Dollar Saloon.

Rates include the following activities:

-Horseback riding: trail rides, arena lessons
-Fly fishing: Rock Creek & trout ponds
-Shooting: sporting clays/shotgun, rifle & pistol,
cowboy & skeet shooting
-Archery
-Mountain Biking
-Hiking
-Paintball
-Little Grizzlies Kid’s Club
-Wildlife watching
-Stagecoach rides
-Horseshoes
-Outdoor swimming pool & hot tub
-Cross-Country skiing
-Ice fishing (upon availability)
-Snowshoeing
-Ice Skating
-Snowmobiling
-Snowcat Tours
-Sauna
-Entertainment in the Silver Dollar Saloon:
bowling, billiards, shuffleboard, movie cinema &
board games

The Ranch at Rock Creek
79 Carriage House Lane
Philipsburg, Montana 59858
877-786-1545

Much thanks the staff at Ranch at Rock Creek for hosting my stay. Without them this post would not be possible.

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Hotel Review: A Stay at GeeJam in Port Antonio, Jamaica

Soaking tub with a view in Drum & Bass at GeeJam

After falling hard for Port Antonio, my friend Zan and I decided to extend our vacation by an extra night. After shuffling our flights home, we headed to GeeJam (which is managed by the same great staff as the Trident) and checked into the Drum & Bass suite, which is located directly under the GeeJam’s onsite Recording Studio.

Chic island simplicity in Drum & Bass

With only seven rooms– five of which are stand alone cabins and one three bedroom villa, GeeJam is intimate and cozy and feels like a five star glamping experience in the jungles of Jamaica. It’s more rough luxe than the sleek and chic Trident, but the experience is just as fantastic.

All the rooms at GeeJam are named after different styles of Jamaican music

Drum & Bass had a killer deck with a hot tub that we didn’t have time to use and chic island white decor. The glass paneled walls opened up, making the whole place be about indoor/outdoor living. GeeJam has killer public spaces– including the BushBar restaurant where bands perform live almost every night. Even if you don’t stay at GeeJam, I highly recommend coming for dinner at BushBar when their de facto in house band, the Jolly Boys, are performing. 

Love the Flintstones chic paver stones near exterior of Rock Steady at GeeJam

The Jolly Boys are Jamaica’s answer to Menudo– except all the “boys” are over the age of 70. They perform great mento music as well as some killer cover songs I’m particularly fond of their mondern mento cover of New Order’s Blue Monday.

Green grounds at GeeJam at the Jungle luxury

GeeJam is built into the side of a hill, and that might be an issue for people with mobility issues or small children (in that case, the Trident might be a better choice for you). Down the hill, there is also a private beach club complete with loungers, a bar, and paddleboards. If you want more of a local beach experience, the staff will happily drive you to nearby Winnefred Beach or Boston Bay Beach.

Comfy lounging area in Drum & Bass

In addition to wifi, GeeJam (like the Trident) gives guests a mobile phone so they can contact the staff wherever they are on property or in the area.

Left: the soaking tub at Drum & Bass Right: the hairdryer

The bathroom was modern with a HUGE soaking tub and enormous steam shower that I didn’t stay long enough to enjoy.

I slept exceptionally well in the comfy all-white bed in Drum & Bass

Musicians often stay on site here when recording in GeeJam’s studio (like Amy Winehouse and No Doubt).

Banana pancakes for breakfast at GeeJam

I loved the friendly and laid back luxury of GeeJam. The staff was top notch and made sure we were well taken care of. Room rates include breakfast which is a nice touch.

Jamaican swag on GeeJam’s chef’s uniform

The staff at GeeJam had no problem with my food allergies and was friendly to boot.

The exterior of GeeJam’s Recording Studio

GeeJam’s rates start at $395 per night, and you can find specials here.

The outdoor pool table at BushBar

Left: cozy lounge seating at BushBar Right: the view from the deck of Drum & Bass

Zan exploring the Beach Club at GeeJam

On the walk to GeeJam’s private beach, you can take a detour and explore nearby Drapers– which has some great hole in the wall bars and is very atmospheric. You’ll pay $2 for a Red Stripe.

The sharply dressed Albert Minott, lead singer of the Jolly Boys at BushBar

The Jolly Boys performing live at BushBar

Before things got hopping at BushBar

Left: BushBar has fab drinks Right: the outdoor pool table at night

GeeJam is a Jamaican gem and will appeal to those seeking a non-generic luxury experience. It’s part of the reason I am so crushing on Port Antonio (so much so, I’m already planning a return visit with my husband).

Night lights at GeeJam

GeeJam Hotel is located just east of Port Antonio in Drapers.

Skype reservations available on the GeeJam website

phone 1-888-4-GeeJam

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