With serene sandy beaches, dazzling cerulean waters and misty rainforest-covered mountains, Jamaica is one of the most popular tourism destinations in the Caribbean.
Well over 2 million tourists head to the island of One Love every year and, for some, a one off visit is just not enough.
As a result the Jamaica real estate market has been enjoying significant growth in recent years.
A package of property tax cuts in Jamaica which have reduced the costs of buying and selling homes on the island is expected to provide the property market with an additional bounce
So, here are 7 of the best houses for sale in Jamaica from Montego Bay to Negril for buyers considering making an investment in real estate in Jamaica.
Rose Hall, Montego Bay – US $6,000,000
Searching for the homes in Jamaica offering uncompromising luxury? This magnificent house is one of the most impressive houses on the market right now. Perched above the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course in Rose Hall just east of Montego Bay, the property offers incomparable views out to sea. With 12 large bedrooms, expansive indoor and outdoor entertaining areas and amenities from a private spa to a home movie theater, this is the ultimate vacation home in paradise. It also offers tremendous potential as an investment for the luxury vacation rental market. Montego Bay, or MoBay for short, is Jamaica’s second city and a tourist magnet renowned for its 5 golf courses, beaches and the Hip Strip which is brimming with restaurants and shops. The proximity of Sangster International Airport makes the area easily accessible to overseas visitors too.
Oracabessa – US $3,000,000
Why choose between the privacy of a private home and the convenience of the amenities and services of a resort when you can have both? These understated cottages are located within an idyllic boutique resort in Oracabessa, St Mary, approximately 2 hours east of Montego Bay. Variously described as “the near-mythical getaway that counts Grace Jones, Jay-Z, Katherine Zeta Jones and Kate Moss as regulars” (GQ), “a tuned-in beach escape ideal for some me or us-time” (Conde Nast Traveler), and “a Perfect Summer Getaway” (Forbes), the resort is one of the best on the island. Distinctly Jamaican in look and feel, the resort and its cottages feature welcoming vibrant hues and local island touches and the secluded beach, tropical gardens, spa, restaurant and bar complete the resort experience. Resort living doesn’t get much better than this.
Montego Bay – US $2,982,000
Unrivaled beachfront location… check! Postcard-perfect sea views… check! Stunning contemporary design… check! Nestled into a soft white sand beach in Montego Bay, this striking beach house is one of the best beachfront homes for sale in Jamaica. Spacious interiors flow out to expansive outdoor entertaining areas with a wonderful pool just steps from the beach. Thanks to its enviable beachfront position in Jamaica’s tourism capital, the dazzling views and the sleek lines of its modern design, the house would make an incredible luxury vacation home which could also generate high rental returns when not in personal use – the property comes with an excellent rental track record.
Read more: Beach house for sale in Montego Bay
Tryall Club – US $1,500,000
With 2,200 acres of rolling green hills and valleys descending to a 1.5 mile private beach, Tryall Club is the quintessential classic Jamaican resort. Well established and highly regarded, the resort offers polished service, blissful quiet and a superb range of amenities including a championship golf course, 9 tennis courts, an elegant great house, beach restaurant and swimming pool. Set along the golf course is a collection of privately owned luxury homes, including several homes for sale. This traditional-style property is one of the most beautiful homes for sale at Tryall Club. With formal and informal living and dining areas both inside and out, the house is perfect for relaxing with friends and family or entertaining al fresco.
Read more: Luxury home for sale in Tryall Club
Negril – US $550,000
Home to the seemingly endless white sands of Seven Mile Beach and views of turquoise waters, picturesque and laid back Negril – the “capital of casual” – exemplifies the Caribbean. Beautiful, sun-kissed and family-friendly, the beach is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, diving or just snoozing in the shade. Located just 5 minutes from the world-famous beach, this spacious house is perfect for vacations in the sun. The property is located in a secure gated community and, with well tended gardens, BBQ area, spacious living and dining areas and 5 bedrooms, there is room for the entire family.
Read more: Spacious family home for sale in Negril
St Ann’s Bay – US $389,000
Looking for affordable homes for sale by the beach in Jamaica? Look no further. These new construction homes are located within a 20-acre beachfront gated community near St Ann’s Bay and a short drive from Ocho Rios on the island’s northern coast. Residents will enjoy access to the community’s private beach as well as amenities including 2 tennis courts, swimming pool, basketball court and communal pavilions.
Runaway Bay – US $365,000
For buyers looking for a home in a community with family-friendly amenities and essential services within easy reach, this villa would be perfect. The villa is located in the secure community of Richmond Estates in St Ann on Jamaica’s northern coast. The community’s clubhouse, gym, 5-lane lap pool, large sundeck, entertainment area and shop are all just a short walk away. The villa itself features bright and spacious living and dining rooms and 3 bedrooms. Offered fully equipped and tastefully furnished, this villa is move in ready from day 1.
Finding Your Perfect Property in Jamaica
So, whether you’re looking for extraordinary luxury real estate in Jamaica at the top end of the market or a more reasonably priced family home, there are plenty of options to consider from across Jamaica.
For details on all these dream houses plus many others, contact 7th Heaven Properties, the Luxury Caribbean Property Specialist.
To discover more, explore Jamaica real estate on our website and find your perfect property in Jamaica with 7th Heaven Properties.