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.
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.
Stingray Cottage - Jungle View - 5 Min from beachPort Antonio, Portland Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:this lovely cottage is extremely tidy with access to a large pool and outdoor fitness gymthe cottage and shared kitchen are equipped with everything you needdavid told me then about his plan to add another cottage with a shared fully fitted kitchenthe beds were wonderful and comfortable
Cleanliness:the rooms were clean and comfortable also the bathroom
Host:david is an amazing hostdavid and olga are excellent hostsdavid and olga and their staff are very professional welcoming and hospitablethe host were so amazing and i would definitely recommenddavid is a great and convenient host with big hospitalityRead more reviews
Location:this place is situated in a perfect location- safe and easy to get aroundmost convenient location to the beach + blue lagoon attractionthe location the design the service was excellent the rooms where super cute cozy and romanticabsolutely perfect place to relax and unwindthe place has such a crafted touch with several of portland’s attractions only an ear shot away
2. Teejay's (from USD 131)
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.
Entire Luxury ApartmentSaint Margarets Bay, Portland Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:air conditioner was a bonus we will be back againthere are all the amenities available that anybody would need for a comfortable staybathroom is also huge with 2 person hot tub and large showeri was very impressed by the effort put in including smart tvs
Cleanliness:extremely modern decor and cleanadditionally the apartment was very clean and fitting and i’ll definitely be back again soonthe property is safe squeaky clean and secure
Host:brenon was extremely helpful and responded quickly to any questions or concernsbrenon is the most gracious host along with kera they where both willing to help and very kindthe host is super nice and easy to work withi definitely enjoyed my stay and the host was certainly a good communicator and displayed great levels of hospitalitythe host and hostess are so nice to deal withRead more reviews
Location:close to attractions like blue lagoonit’s a private location and i felt very safe will definitely book again once i’m in portland againthis place is one of the best places you could stay very close to the rio grandea great place to staygreat spacious place very large bedrooms and massive bathroom
3. Mother Nature (from USD 91)
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.
Mother NatureStony Hill, Portland Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the wifi is super strongthe outdoor kitchen is great it encourages union with nature and is good inspiration while cookingthe outdoor kitchen is great it encourages union with nature and is good inspiration while cookingthe outdoor kitchen was perfect for a meal in the mountainthe 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 helpfulsylvia was also very accommodative and helpfulsylvie was kind n courteous during our stayslyvia was a gracious hostgreat place and fantastic hostRead more reviews
Location:a magnificent place to work from :)the place was wonderful it’s just like paradiseamazing location and with sylvia's excellent communication easy to finddo not hesitate to book this place
4. Homey apartment in a coconut plantation (from USD 98)
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.
Fantastic views at "Friends" App.2Port Antonio, Portland Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:nice kitchen with everything you need for making coffee/tea and cooking small mealseverything was as represented in the photos and the bed and linens are very comfortablethe breakfast the furniture the design the view and the awesome hospitality is worth a stopbirgit’s breakfast was amazingly good and richard‘s dinners just the samethe apartment is nicely furnished in a good european standard
Cleanliness:the home is spotless and cleanit is very clean and both of them are kind and helpfulwonderful and very clean flat exrraordinary view lovely and helpful hosts - we had a perfect stay at friends
Host:our hosts were very thoughtful and considerateamazing place with lovely hostsbirgit and richard are outstanding hosts who showed us excellent hospitalitytheir hospitality is unmatched kind and friendly while at the same time giving you your space/privacy when neededthe breakfast was delicious and the hosts are helpful and graciousRead more reviews
Location:they even brought us to a cute little place for lunch in the center of kingston
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.
Starfish Cottage - Jungle View - 5 Min from beachPort Antonio, Portland Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:everything is well air conditioned for humid days and the wifi was greatthe view is breathtaking and the room has everything you need for a comfortable stayrooms are amazing great view amenities and david is an amazing host with the best local tipsthe bedroom and bathroom is clean and comfortable and outside the balcony is tropicalit also has a full shared kitchen for those who want to cook or need more supplies
Cleanliness:this place was clean and comfortablethe place is exceptionally clean and very cozythe property was beautiful clean and exactly as picturedi have stayed here multiple times and it is always clean and comfortable
Host:david is a great hostdavid was a great hostdavid and olga are very wonderful hostdavid and olga were kind and wonderful hostsdavid and olga are welcoming and hospitable hostsRead more reviews
Location:close to all the main attractionsthe location has a beautiful pool and a decent gyman easy access to the swimming pool and gym is just walking distance to the roomthis location is a hidden gem and i’d highly recommend it for anyone visiting the areaamazing place to stay in port antonio
6. Cabin on a Hill (from USD 84)
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.
Cabin on the HillCascade, Portland, JamaicaSuperhost
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Cleanliness:the place is clean well kept food is deliciousfirst the cabin is so inviting clean and brightif 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 comfortableRead more reviews
Location:a lovely quaint cabin near cascade falls which is in walking distancewe had a great time at donald's placegreat place in the blue mountains for bird watchingamazing and isolated place for great peaceful stay i definitely recommend anyone in blue mountain areaa great host the place was great to get away from the hustle and bustle
7. Frangipani (from USD 90)
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.
Frangipani, San San, Portland, JamaicaPort Antonio, Portland, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:we also enjoyed using the pool and the breathtaking view from your balconythe view is amazing as is the poolthe apartment is spacious and the views are breathtakingamazing view clean and warm swimming pool wifi and cable tvthe pool and grounds are gorgeous photos do no justice
Cleanliness:john keeps the pool in excellent and clean conditionthe accommodation was exceptionally clean and well presented*the house itself is clean and spacious and there is always someone there if you need anythingthe apartment was clean and accommodating with everything you need for a comfortable staythe private pool was lovely and super clean
Host:you were kind and friendly and was helpful in answering all our questionsjohn and marion were wonderful hostsjohn and marion are the perfect hostjohn and marion are super hostsyour groundsman was very helpfulRead more reviews
Location:the location is greatexcellent value and great location with attractive garden and large poolprivate beautiful and close to everything you want to dothis property is very close to frenchman's cove and easy reach of port antoniajohn and marions place is in an amazing location close to all of port antonio’s beautiful sites
8. Zet's Bed and Breakfast (from USD 65)
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.
Zet’s Bed & BreakfastPort Antonio, Portland Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:all rooms have amazing working a/cwe had plenty of room and enjoyed every minutethe breakfast was delicious definitely worth it as an add onthere are three bedrooms full kitchen private parking and all the cable channels you could hope forthe front and back porch/verandah were comfortable for tea/coffee and yoga
Cleanliness:the house was very clean and comfortablewe found the space to be clean roomy and securezet's is spacious well-decorated clean and comfortablethe place is exactly as pictured - spacious clean homeythe place is spacious clean comfortable and pleasing to us
Host:host went above and beyond giving recommendations & supportthank you for being a great host mr leslieleslie was a great hostgreat host he can help you with restaurants and local craft markets which was awesomeleslie is an amazing host and makes you feel very welcome in his homeRead more reviews
Location:the location was great for easy access to various points of interest in port antoniothe neighborhood felt safe and was in good location to walk to some thingsit is in a great location and you can easily walk to anywhere in port antoniozet's b&b is hands down in the best location of port antoniogreat location and kind host
9. Our Escape (from USD 79)
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.
Our Escape~ Eco Cabin With Private WaterfallPortland Parish, Jamaica
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Amenities & Room:there's also a fan and electric bug zapper on the patio to help with mosquitoesfully decked out kitchen and all the amenities you could need to stay comfortably while getting away from technologyand not having any wifi made it very easy to focus on just restingthere’s a beautiful outdoor enclosed kitchen so cooking is so relaxingi personally love the zinced bathroom it just makes sense lol
Cleanliness:the place was every clean and comfortablewe enjoy the experience- the cabin was clean and comfortableit was super clean and refreshing to walk insidethe place was very clean and cozy the kitchen is very well equipped and the surroundings are beautifulthe place was extremely comfortable clean modern and stylishly decorated
Host:people in that area is so kind & nicehost and caretaker was helpful and accessible and made the stay comfortablehighly recommend extremely accommodating hosts and a beautiful spacethe locals were very friendly and helpful whenever we had questionsketao is an excellent host very accommodating welcoming responsive and respectfulRead more reviews
Location:great place to get away from the city lifei really liked the location and the fact it was off gridamazing place to chill and getaway from the hustle and bustle of city lifethe place was easy to find and michael came out to meet and direct usit's a beautiful mountains place
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.
Castle Guest House, Apt #1Priestmans River, Portland Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:great spot for tired and adventurous travelers with comfortable bedding as well as both ac & fani appreciated the kitchen having a gas stove w/oven microwave coffee maker and mini refrigeratorthat's where i enjoyed peaceful moments and refreshing swimsthis location is a bit rural but has sufficient wifi and tv that gets good channelscomfortable 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 tidyruel’s place was great very safe clean and comfortablethe apartment was clean and had all the necessities i neededthe place is clean as always will be staying againruel place was quiet and very clean
Host:ruel was a great hostthe people were welcoming and very friendlyhe is professional and friendly and knowledgeable about all that is portlandit also helps when the owner has been identified as a superhostthe host made my family and i feel very welcomedRead more reviews
Location:close to all the attractionshad a great stay at this locationthe location is good because it's in the middle of port antonio and reach fallsgreat place to get away from it allgreat location for those on the move in portland
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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