10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Portland Parish, Jamaica - Updated 2024

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Sitting right on the northeast coast of Jamaica, Portland Parish is brimming with lush natural beauty. Its capital is called Port Antonio, a laidback place peppered with colonial-era mansions that have since faded over time. Portland Parish is bordered by sandy beaches, which deepen toward the Blue Lagoon in the east. The densely forested parish is known for its breathtaking attractions, such as the Blue Mountains, Rio Grande, and various waterfalls. If you’re planning to have a nature retreat in this destination, you deserve no less than the perfect accommodation—whether it’s a solar-powered cabin in the woods or a unique cottage within a fitness center. Scroll down to see a list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Portland Parish, Jamaica.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 08, 2024.

1. Modern cottage in a fitness facility (from USD 180)

This aesthetically pleasing cottage is found within a fitness facility that offers a 25-meter (82-foot) swimming pool and a gym. You’re free to access both amenities, provided that the swimming team is not using them. Port Antonio and Frenchman’s Cove beach are less than 10 minutes away from the property.

It has one bedroom, but it can sleep up to four guests because the room comes with a loft. There’s a roomy kitchen equipped with the appliances and silverware needed to prepare a hearty meal.

The space also features a balcony offering a beautiful view of the surrounding jungle as well as the nearby beach. Wi-Fi and free parking are available on the premises.

Stayed at this property?
Port Antonio, Portland Parish, Jamaica
42.29 km (26.3 mi) from Bob Marley Museum
108 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 6 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this lovely cottage is extremely tidy with access to a large pool and outdoor fitness gym
the cottage and shared kitchen are equipped with everything you need
david told me then about his plan to add another cottage with a shared fully fitted kitchen
the beds were wonderful and comfortable
Cleanliness:
the rooms were clean and comfortable also the bathroom
Host:
david is an amazing host
david and olga are excellent hosts
david and olga and their staff are very professional welcoming and hospitable
the host were so amazing and i would definitely recommend
david is a great and convenient host with big hospitality
Location:
this place is situated in a perfect location- safe and easy to get around
most convenient location to the beach + blue lagoon attraction
the location the design the service was excellent the rooms where super cute cozy and romantic
absolutely perfect place to relax and unwind
the place has such a crafted touch with several of portland’s attractions only an ear shot away
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2. Teejay's

Located in St. Margaret’s Bay, this rental spanning 1,500 square feet (139.4 square meters) is wrapped in lush vegetation. It’s an ideal place to enjoy the serenity of nature while being 20 minutes away from Port Antonio.

When you’re not exploring the outdoors, you can have a relaxing soak in the hot tub or keep up with your fitness regimen at the gym. There’s also a barbecue grill for afternoon cookouts and a hammock where you can unwind.

The rental has a fully functional kitchen and a well-stocked bar with stools. The living room is outfitted with seating spaces where you can lounge with the family. Other amenities include beach access, Wi-Fi, and a carport on the premises.

Stayed at this property?
Saint Margarets Bay, Portland Parish, Jamaica
32.41 km (20.2 mi) from Bob Marley Museum
49 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioner was a bonus we will be back again
there are all the amenities available that anybody would need for a comfortable stay
bathroom is also huge with 2 person hot tub and large shower
i was very impressed by the effort put in including smart tvs
Cleanliness:
extremely modern decor and clean
additionally the apartment was very clean and fitting and i’ll definitely be back again soon
the property is safe squeaky clean and secure
Host:
brenon was extremely helpful and responded quickly to any questions or concerns
brenon is the most gracious host along with kera they where both willing to help and very kind
the host is super nice and easy to work with
i definitely enjoyed my stay and the host was certainly a good communicator and displayed great levels of hospitality
the host and hostess are so nice to deal with
Location:
close to attractions like blue lagoon
it’s a private location and i felt very safe will definitely book again once i’m in portland again
this place is one of the best places you could stay very close to the rio grande
a great place to stay
great spacious place very large bedrooms and massive bathroom
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3. Mother Nature (from USD 86)

Surrounded by thick greenery, this property is the perfect spot to commune with nature. By staying here, you’ll be rewarded with magnificent views of the mountains, ocean, and the Rio Grande. There are four terraces and a lovely garden where you can enjoy the breeze and take in the calming scenery. Lake access is available too.

The living room has huge windows that bathe the space in natural light. It opens to a veranda and stairs that lead to the green roof. Meanwhile, a well-equipped kitchen outside the bungalow is also at the guests’ disposal. The vast space features plenty of outdoor seating, such as garden furniture and lawn chairs.

Stayed at this property?
Port Antonio, Portland Parish, Jamaica
37.58 km (23.4 mi) from Bob Marley Museum
176 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is super strong
the outdoor kitchen is great it encourages union with nature and is good inspiration while cooking
the outdoor kitchen is great it encourages union with nature and is good inspiration while cooking
the outdoor kitchen was perfect for a meal in the mountain
the room is very comfortable and it and the outdoor kitchen has everything you need and more
Cleanliness:
sylvie's place is very beautiful and clean
Host:
sylvia was a great host and made us feel welcome very helpful
sylvia was also very accommodative and helpful
sylvie was kind n courteous during our stay
slyvia was a gracious host
great place and fantastic host
Location:
a magnificent place to work from :)
the place was wonderful it’s just like paradise
amazing location and with sylvia's excellent communication easy to find
do not hesitate to book this place
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4. Homey apartment in a coconut plantation (from USD 377)

This Airbnb is a rooftop apartment in a large house that sits at the center of a coconut plantation. It accommodates two guests and has one bath and one bedroom with a queen bed. A balcony with plenty of outdoor seating is accessible through the bedroom.

The space has a compact kitchen and breakfast bar, but you can opt to avail of the breakfast and dinner service that costs 15.50 USD per person. Guests are also encouraged to use the grill found on the shared wooden porch.

There’s Wi-Fi and free parking on the premises. Shuttle service to the city and arrangements for trips to the waterfalls, beaches, plantations, and other attractions are provided too.

Stayed at this property?
Port Antonio, Portland Parish, Jamaica
36.44 km (22.7 mi) from Bob Marley Museum
42 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice kitchen with everything you need for making coffee/tea and cooking small meals
everything was as represented in the photos and the bed and linens are very comfortable
the breakfast the furniture the design the view and the awesome hospitality is worth a stop
birgit’s breakfast was amazingly good and richard‘s dinners just the same
the apartment is nicely furnished in a good european standard
Cleanliness:
the home is spotless and clean
it is very clean and both of them are kind and helpful
wonderful and very clean flat exrraordinary view lovely and helpful hosts - we had a perfect stay at friends
Host:
our hosts were very thoughtful and considerate
amazing place with lovely hosts
birgit and richard are outstanding hosts who showed us excellent hospitality
their hospitality is unmatched kind and friendly while at the same time giving you your space/privacy when needed
the breakfast was delicious and the hosts are helpful and gracious
Location:
they even brought us to a cute little place for lunch in the center of kingston
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5. Lovely cottage with a balcony (from USD 150)

This rental in a fitness facility offers a spectacular view of the rainforest and lots of fresh Jamaican air. You’ll also be treated to bird-watching opportunities when you stay in this abode. Guests have access to the amenities here, which include a swimming pool and a gym.

The cottage for two is private and has one bedroom and a spotless bathroom complete with toiletries. A kitchenette provides storage, a mini-fridge, and basics for making coffee. Arrangements can be made for meals at an additional price.

The sliding doors open to a balcony, which wraps around the unit and has plenty of outdoor seating areas including a small breakfast table. There’s also Wi-Fi, free parking on the premises, and air conditioning.

Stayed at this property?
Port Antonio, Portland Parish, Jamaica
42.24 km (26.3 mi) from Bob Marley Museum
134 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything is well air conditioned for humid days and the wifi was great
the view is breathtaking and the room has everything you need for a comfortable stay
rooms are amazing great view amenities and david is an amazing host with the best local tips
the bedroom and bathroom is clean and comfortable and outside the balcony is tropical
it also has a full shared kitchen for those who want to cook or need more supplies
Cleanliness:
this place was clean and comfortable
the place is exceptionally clean and very cozy
the property was beautiful clean and exactly as pictured
i have stayed here multiple times and it is always clean and comfortable
Host:
david is a great host
david was a great host
david and olga are very wonderful host
david and olga were kind and wonderful hosts
david and olga are welcoming and hospitable hosts
Location:
close to all the main attractions
the location has a beautiful pool and a decent gym
an easy access to the swimming pool and gym is just walking distance to the room
this location is a hidden gem and i’d highly recommend it for anyone visiting the area
amazing place to stay in port antonio
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6. Cabin on a Hill (from USD 107)

This tiny home overlooking the mountains can accommodate four guests at full capacity. It has two comfortable bedrooms, three beds, and one bath. The base rental fee includes one room for two guests, and the second bedroom comes at an additional price. The cabin has a separate entrance and is located on a secluded coffee farm.

This recently refurbished abode has a kitchenette and a veranda with gorgeous views. Its grounds are surrounded by rivers, waterfalls, fruit trees, and a gazebo that you can check out during your stay. You may even rent the ATVs, bicycles, and a truck provided here.

Stayed at this property?
Cascade, Portland, Jamaica
11.33 km (7.1 mi) from Bob Marley Museum
119 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place is clean well kept food is delicious
first the cabin is so inviting clean and bright
if you’re a bird watcher or lover this is the place for you quiet clean and peaceful
Host:
they were very helpful and went beyond and above to make our stay comfortable
Location:
a lovely quaint cabin near cascade falls which is in walking distance
we had a great time at donald's place
great place in the blue mountains for bird watching
amazing and isolated place for great peaceful stay i definitely recommend anyone in blue mountain area
a great host the place was great to get away from the hustle and bustle
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7. Frangipani (from USD 81)

Situated 5 miles (8 kilometers) east of Port Antonio, this two-bedroom guest suite is a section of a large house that sits on a 2-acre (0.8-hectare) property in the tropical subdivision called San San that neighbors Drapers. Guests will enjoy exclusive access to a front yard and a rooftop terrace. There’s also an outdoor pool for leisure.

Indoors, the common space comprises a homey living area and a four-seater dining table. Also, a television and Wi-Fi are at the guests’ disposal. The kitchen is complete with cooking appliances and utensils. Laundry facilities are provided.

Free parking is available on the property as well as various paths that are ideal for nature walks. From here, guests may be able to spot Jamaica’s national bird, the swallow-tailed hummingbird.

Stayed at this property?
Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica
43.0 km (26.8 mi) from Bob Marley Museum
137 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we also enjoyed using the pool and the breathtaking view from your balcony
the view is amazing as is the pool
the apartment is spacious and the views are breathtaking
amazing view clean and warm swimming pool wifi and cable tv
the pool and grounds are gorgeous photos do no justice
Cleanliness:
john keeps the pool in excellent and clean condition
the accommodation was exceptionally clean and well presented
*the house itself is clean and spacious and there is always someone there if you need anything
the apartment was clean and accommodating with everything you need for a comfortable stay
the private pool was lovely and super clean
Host:
you were kind and friendly and was helpful in answering all our questions
john and marion were wonderful hosts
john and marion are the perfect host
john and marion are super hosts
your groundsman was very helpful
Location:
the location is great
excellent value and great location with attractive garden and large pool
private beautiful and close to everything you want to do
this property is very close to frenchman's cove and easy reach of port antonia
john and marions place is in an amazing location close to all of port antonio’s beautiful sites
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8. Zet's Bed and Breakfast (from USD 85)

This three-bedroom residential home in Port Antonio is near many retail stores and food establishments. Not to mention the nearest beach, Bikini Beach, is within walking distance of the property. Wi-Fi and free parking on the premises are available.

The space sleeps up to six guests, just perfect for a family or group of friends. It has three air-conditioned bedrooms, six beds, and two baths. The kitchen is large with an island counter in the middle and more counter space and cabinetry. The cozy living area offers a TV with standard cable and lots of seating.

Breakfast arrangements can be made at an additional cost. The rental also has a private rooftop gazebo, which is an ideal place to unwind.

Stayed at this property?
Port Antonio, Portland Parish, Jamaica
39.33 km (24.5 mi) from Bob Marley Museum
135 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all rooms have amazing working a/c
we had plenty of room and enjoyed every minute
the breakfast was delicious definitely worth it as an add on
there are three bedrooms full kitchen private parking and all the cable channels you could hope for
the front and back porch/verandah were comfortable for tea/coffee and yoga
Cleanliness:
the house was very clean and comfortable
we found the space to be clean roomy and secure
zet's is spacious well-decorated clean and comfortable
the place is exactly as pictured - spacious clean homey
the place is spacious clean comfortable and pleasing to us
Host:
host went above and beyond giving recommendations & support
thank you for being a great host mr leslie
leslie was a great host
great host he can help you with restaurants and local craft markets which was awesome
leslie is an amazing host and makes you feel very welcome in his home
Location:
the location was great for easy access to various points of interest in port antonio
the neighborhood felt safe and was in good location to walk to some things
it is in a great location and you can easily walk to anywhere in port antonio
zet's b&b is hands down in the best location of port antonio
great location and kind host
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9. Our Escape (from USD 64)

A true cabin in the woods, this rental is found on a 20-acre (8.1-hectare) farm and is powered by solar panels. The property is nestled in a secluded area of Portland called Spring Hill. Waterfalls, coffee farms, and hiking trails are just some of the things that can be explored on these grounds.

Despite the lack of electricity and Wi-Fi, the property offers many amenities, such as air conditioning, hot running water, a washer, and a functioning refrigerator—all of which are powered by solar panels on the roof.

There is one bedroom that contains two beds: a roomy queen bed and a sofa bed. The kitchen houses a stove and other cooking essentials. Meanwhile, a patio is set up with a picnic table and some outdoor seating.

Stayed at this property?
Portland Parish, Jamaica
12.39 km (7.7 mi) from Bob Marley Museum
160 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's also a fan and electric bug zapper on the patio to help with mosquitoes
fully decked out kitchen and all the amenities you could need to stay comfortably while getting away from technology
and not having any wifi made it very easy to focus on just resting
there’s a beautiful outdoor enclosed kitchen so cooking is so relaxing
i personally love the zinced bathroom it just makes sense lol
Cleanliness:
the place was every clean and comfortable
we enjoy the experience- the cabin was clean and comfortable
it was super clean and refreshing to walk inside
the place was very clean and cozy the kitchen is very well equipped and the surroundings are beautiful
the place was extremely comfortable clean modern and stylishly decorated
Host:
people in that area is so kind & nice
host and caretaker was helpful and accessible and made the stay comfortable
highly recommend extremely accommodating hosts and a beautiful space
the locals were very friendly and helpful whenever we had questions
ketao is an excellent host very accommodating welcoming responsive and respectful
Location:
great place to get away from the city life
i really liked the location and the fact it was off grid
amazing place to chill and getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life
the place was easy to find and michael came out to meet and direct us
it's a beautiful mountains place
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10. Comfortable rental with a well-stocked kitchen

This rental is one of the two apartment units in a house in Castle District, Portland. It has a large bedroom with two queen beds, plenty of closet space, and a futon. There’s Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with cable at your disposal. The ceiling fans and screened windows are conducive to a comfort-focused vacation experience.

The property has a fully equipped kitchen with the necessary appliances and cooking basics. It also features a bathroom with a walk-in shower that has hot running water. Moreover, guests will have access to a barbecue area, laundry facilities, and a back patio.

Stayed at this property?
Priestmans River, Portland Parish, Jamaica
48.64 km (30.3 mi) from Bob Marley Museum
74 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great spot for tired and adventurous travelers with comfortable bedding as well as both ac & fan
i appreciated the kitchen having a gas stove w/oven microwave coffee maker and mini refrigerator
that's where i enjoyed peaceful moments and refreshing swims
this location is a bit rural but has sufficient wifi and tv that gets good channels
comfortable beds and pillows with nice sheets and everything you would need in the kitchen
Cleanliness:
the beds are super comfy it's spotlessly clean and tidy
ruel’s place was great very safe clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean and had all the necessities i needed
the place is clean as always will be staying again
ruel place was quiet and very clean
Host:
ruel was a great host
the people were welcoming and very friendly
he is professional and friendly and knowledgeable about all that is portland
it also helps when the owner has been identified as a superhost
the host made my family and i feel very welcomed
Location:
close to all the attractions
had a great stay at this location
the location is good because it's in the middle of port antonio and reach falls
great place to get away from it all
great location for those on the move in portland
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Enjoy a nature retreat in Portland Parish

Portland Parish, Jamaica is home to many breathtaking bodies of water. Waterfalls, beaches, and the Rio Grande are just some of the many attractions on this coast. For a pleasant stay, book one of the Airbnb vacation rentals listed above and have a great holiday with your loved ones.

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