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VACATIONS IN JAMAICA – START WITH A FRUIT PUNCH, A COOL REFRESHING TOWEL AND A BIG SMILE WELCOMING YOU TO GREEN CASTLE HOTEL.

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Green Castle is the destination of choice for ideal vacations in Jamaica. Green Castle vacations in Jamaica range from eco and budget options, to luxury and group holidays.  Whether guests wish to go self catering, bed and breakfast or all inclusive, vacations in Jamaica do not come better than a stay at Green Castle.  A perfect eco-destination, set in a private 1600-acre estate, complete with tropical rainforest, magical waterfalls and breath taking views across the Caribbean Sea and Blue Mountains.  Green Castle is also an international birding destination welcoming guests from all over the world.  See our Special Offers page and read our great Trip Advisor reviews below. For the latest entry information for Jamaica, our Covid compliance can be seen when searching under Guesthouses and the Name Taino Hills Estate (Green Castle, St Marys). Click here.

Whether it is a relaxing Caribbean holiday, hiking experiences or excellent birding, Green Castle delivers the very best vacations in Jamaica.  Estate tours, nature tours and birding are also available even if you are not staying at our eco-resort.

Reviews From Trip Advisor

  • star rating  This was a wonderful experience and place to visit. The room was beautiful and the fresh flowers on the bed and in the bathroom were a lovely touch. Lori was... read more

    onyxcita
    4/13/2021

    star rating  “Thank you” to Lori and the Greencastle team for making our family vacation a memorable one. We had a family gathering and wanted somewhere to celebrate my parents... read more

    I9033OHpaulj
    3/03/2021

    star rating  My and wife and I were in need of a escapade and bird-watching in Jamaica had long been on our sights. The all-inclusive birding package offered by Green Castle looked... read more

    fabiooG4561TU
    2/23/2021

    star rating  This is an 'away from it all' setting, and the property is well kept, peaceful, and all with a great view of the horizon. We spent a night here -... read more

    itstheadventure
    2/14/2021
  • star rating  My wife and I had been looking for somewhere to escape from the world. Covid, the US elections we both thoroughly needed a vacation to relax in. We... read more

    antonyb927
    1/27/2021

    star rating  Greencastle was a wonderful location as a base for a birding trip to Jamaica. Great hospitality with friendly staff, excellent meals, and spectacular grounds for nature exploring. GC also helped... read more

    A1111POsimonb
    1/27/2021

    star rating  I just returned from a much-needed getaway after 10 months of lockdown. Green Castle was the perfect destination. Montego Bay is a direct flight, and Jamaica requires a... read more

    richardeG1602PP
    1/16/2021

    star rating  Green Castle is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places I've been to. There are hummingbirds everywhere and you have a spectacular view of the mountains and the sea,... read more

    ZoeBloom1
    11/17/2020
  • star rating  My wife and I just had a great week of birding and relaxing at Green Castle, traveling under the Jamaican covid "resilient corridor" protocols. The guest house was very comfortable,... read more

    recerg
    11/17/2020

    star rating  My family and I enjoyed our weekend at Green Castle, the staff was friendly, the food delicious ,the room was great. We enjoyed the hiking trail and visited the... read more

    patriciadH8440EF
    10/31/2020

    star rating  We arrived as tourists and left as friends. This was exactly the type of vacation we enjoy - not a large chain resort but privately owned with personalized attention... read more

    flyswithangels
    4/12/2020

    star rating  We arrived as tourists and left as friends. This was exactly the type of vacation we enjoy - not a large chain resort but privately owned with personalized attention... read more

    flyswithangels
    4/11/2020
  • star rating  My wife and I had a great week at Green Castle. Thanks to our guide, Dwayne, qualified, dynamic and friendly, we had the chance to observe several species of bird... read more

    Enmarchant1850
    3/06/2020

    star rating  I did the one week special package of the birding tour that Green Castle operates. I also upgraded my room to be in the main building in a... read more

    MikeBirdman
    2/23/2020

    star rating  Just as their website claims, this really is exceptional value. But it is much more than that. Richard, Lori and all the staff are genuine in their welcome .... which... read more

    166brendap
    2/22/2020

    star rating  I’ve been visiting Green Castle Estate since the 70’s when the property was a busy and noisy working plantation. The owners since the mid 2000’s have managed the property... read more

    robertteslow
    2/11/2020

Vacations in Jamaica – Green Castle is not just a holiday, it will leave you with memories that last a lifetime.

It’s an experience. Jamaica is a beautiful tropical island known as the land of wood and water, with incredible mountain scenery next to the turquoise Caribbean Sea. The Green Castle Estate entrance is only one mile from the main highway yet is away from the main tourist track, so we welcome visitors as friends, and you can feel safe and comfortable exploring the Green Castle Eco Estate and its beautiful scenery. Vacations in Jamaica won’t disappoint; they are a wonderful mix of natural beauty, adventure and delicious food.  Green Castle prides itself on delivering great service in a laid back atmosphere that is truly Jamaican.

Green Castle is perfectly placed, to allow guests to enjoy everything Jamaica has to offer.  Beautiful vistas of the Caribbean Sea and the Blue Mountains are literally on your doorstep.  Our eco park is home to a vast array of incredible animals.  With our carefully curated tours, both on Green Castle and to the Blue and John Crow Mountains, guests have the best opportunities to see all 28 endemic birds of Jamaica.  We are perfectly placed to arrange trips to Kingston, Ocho Rios, and Portland without requiring hours of travel.  We are not too far from airports in Montego Bay and Kingston ensuring you can start your vacation in no time.  We can also arrange airport transfers for you.  Visit Jamaica ‘MON’. Vacations in Jamaica feature an unforgettable experience at Green Castle Hotel and Eco Estate.

Approved by the Jamaican Tourist Board to be Covid compliant and safe for guests

Our Facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Free complimentary wifi
  • Best bird watching in Jamaica
  • Free complimentary welcome drink on arrival (Not available for campers)
  • All breeze cooled rooms have fans for additional comfort
  • Complimentary use of hairdryer (available on request from Reception)
  • Complimentary use of travel cot (available on request)
  • Bed linen and towels provided. (Bedding not available for camping)
  • En-suite bathrooms for all bedrooms
  • Hot water in bathrooms for showers / baths
  • Comfortable beds in all rooms
  • Environmental commitment – Restaurant offering fresh, local and seasonal meals
  • Non-smoking in all rooms throughout
  • Contact less Check in / Check out available
  • Complimentary housekeeping (Available on request)
  • Free parking
  • Airport transfers (on request at extra charge)
  • Tour assistance for variety of guided tours on Green Castle or around Jamaica
  • Provide packed breakfasts or picnic lunches (on request at extra charge) when guests are planning full day excursions.
  • Transport (on request at extra charge).
  • Lush tropical gardens
  • Vast 1600-acre / 6.5km2 bird-friendly eco park, complimentary for all guests
  • Babysitting or child care services (on request at extra charge).
  • Massages, manicures and pedicures (on request at extra charge).
  • LBGTQ+ friendly

A tropical Caribbean paradise.

Vacations in Jamaica

If you are a family/group, couple, single traveller, eco-adventurer, birder or hiker looking for that special holiday getaway in the Caribbean, Green Castle Estate, Jamaica, offers the perfect solution.

Our fully private, stunning Jamaican eco resort set in the heart of a 1600-acre / 6.5km2 pristine rainforest provides the perfect setting for an authentic Jamaican experience as well as a relaxing getaway for those seeking a perfect holiday, birding tour or eco-adventure. We offer a very personal service in surroundings not blighted by modern commercial development.

The wonderful views from all our rooms are probably the same as they were hundreds of years ago.

Relax under the stars

Couples holidays & Honeymoon vacations in Jamaica

Guests can choose their perfect accommodation for a fun weekend getaway  or honeymoon.  Choose from our cottage rooms or for something a little larger and more private, guests can choose from our intimate estate villa, colonial cottage and self contained apartment. Guests can choose bed and breakfast, half board or all-inclusive in any rooms and can choose self catering in the Apartment if thy desire.

Set on a historic plantation with records dating from 900AD this is old Jamaica but with every modern convenience including free WiFi, hammocks, our Palappa and beautiful swimming pool with fabulous views to the Caribbean Sea and Blue Mountains, the largest mountain range in the Caribbean.

We have the sunloungers ready and waiting. What are you waiting for?

Birding

Bird watching at Green Castle Jamaica

Jamaica has an abundance of birdlife across a surprisingly diverse range of habitats. In fact, Jamaica has more endemic bird species than any other Caribbean island! It also boasts a high number of Caribbean specialities. The number of endemic birds is as follows:

  • 28 Endemics
  • 19 Endemic Sub-species
  • 18 Caribbean Endemic species / sub-species

Green Castle’s carefully considered birding tours ensure that bird watchers have the best opportunity to see all the 28 endemic birds of Jamaica. This is in addition to over a hundred migratory bird species.  As an international destination for bird watching, Green Castle can accommodate everyone from individuals to groups looking for the perfect birding experience.  Birding tours can be arranged to the Blue Mountains and John Crow Mountains, as well as other areas such as Cockpit Country.  Stay at one of the many rooms at Green Castle Hotel and wake to the sun rising over the Caribbean Sea and bird song in the air.

Link to: Bird Watching

Relax under the stars

Camping and Exploration

We are pleased to offer a rate for anyone or group wishing to pitch a tent or tents in our estate house grounds with prior agreement from Green Castle management. We can offer you full shower and toilet facilities and breakfast is available if required. The location of Green Castle Estate offers miles of marked farm roads for walking, hiking and birding. The farm roads wind through our organically grown coconuts, pimento and cocoa. We can advise you of short walks with vantage points, or long walks to get some exercise and a feel for the landscape.

Sleep under the starry skies and be at one with nature whilst getting to enjoy the incredible delights Green Castle has to offer.

A dream come true

Events & Weddings in Jamaica

We can accommodate romantic wedding ceremonies due to the number of amazing settings we have here at Green Castle Jamaica.  All of which benefit from panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and Blue Mountains, as well as the private pristine rainforest surroundings.  Whether you are looking for a wedding venue or somewhere to hold your reception Green Castle can accommodate your wedding party and deliver

Choose from:

  • The beautiful gardens around our Estate House, the terrace with fabulous views over the swimming pool to the Caribbean Sea and Blue Mountains beyond.
  • The historic Spanish Tower one of only two in the whole of Jamaica built in the early 1500s with breathtaking views of the ocean and Blue Mountains.
  • Our natural eco beach at Jacks Bay where it is safe to swim between the two bluffs. Perfect for a beach wedding or photos of the happy couple.
  • Where the Haughton River meets the ocean.
  • The old ruins near Jacks Bay just feet away from the cliff top and stupendous Caribbean views.
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