Why not try...?


A visit to the main Port Antonio market with your housekeeper on a Friday or Saturday can provide an insider's look into daily Jamaican life.

For a taste of Europe, our neighbour Vera from Belgium makes delicious croissants, pies, brioches, pains au chocolat, danishes, cannolis, flans, quiches, pastries, and cheesecakes. Ask us to call her before 5pm for next day's delivery, or ring her at: 876.567.9998 or 876.543.0847. Here is her menu:

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A Wealth of Exotic Options


National dish ackee and saltfish, pumpkin soup, bammy, festival and the catch of the day, baked plantain, home-made ice cream or coconut pie for dessert, Red Stripe and Appleton rum—Jamaican food is a joy to try.  

At US$48 per adult daily (kids 7-12 $24, and kids 6 and under free), we'll deliver breakfast and dinner to your villa.

Or cook for yourself in your villa kitchen.

Or bring your own cook. 

In the Preferences box, when booking here on our site, write if you'd like our meal plan, or will cook on your own.

Limited personal cook-housekeeper service is available at $36 a day. 

A guest writes, "A dinner for two in New York costs the equivalent of a whole week of Joan's delicious meals."

Dining out


Options include:

​➪  Woody's, a charming spot in nearby Drapers, for hamburgers, veggie burgers, excellent home-made ginger beer made from a secret recipe, and other casual fare​.

​➪  Ital...ish, just past Boston Beach, for inexpensive vegetarian and non-vegetarian comfort food. 

​➪  Gurley Aston, just before you come to Boston Beach, for great jerk dishes with tons of seating, and mountain views. 

➪  In Port Antonio proper: seafood and classics at Wilkes Cuisine; casual Italian favourites at The Italian Job; Jerk chicken at Piggy's, and Jamaican specialties at Soldier Camp.

➪  Asian fusion at GeeJam resort’s Bushbar (reservations required).
➪  Terrace dining at the Trident Hotel (reservations requested).
➪   Jamaican and Continental cuisine at the fantastically-decorated Great Huts hotel on Boston Bay. Kids will love the giant giraffe sculpture.
➪ ...and casual poolside lunch at the Errol Flynn Marina in Port Antonio, followed by a delicious Devon House ice cream on the harborside marina promenade.