Island Outpost bags two awards

20th Oct 2006

Strawberry Hill Mountain Retreat and Spa and Goldeneye Villa Resort, part of the unique Island Outpost collection of boutique properties in the Caribbean, are credited with two top awards at the acclaimed World Travel Awards

Goldeneye, Oracabessa, Jamaica: Voted Jamaica’s Leading Villa

Strawberry Hill, Blue Mountains Jamaica: Voted Jamaica’s Leading Spa Resort

The 13th Annual World Travel Awards a highly regarded event within the travel industry were held in the Turks and Caicos. The voting campaign included over 150,000 travel professionals worldwide. The well renowned Island Outpost group, an eclectic collection of distinct small hotels, located in Jamaica and The Bahamas, owned by music mogul Chris Blackwell were honoured with two awards.

Goldeneye, Oracabessa, Jamaica won the title of Jamaica’s Leading Villa and Strawberry Hill, Blue Mountains, Jamaica was voted as Jamaica’s Leading Spa Resort.

Goldeneye - Jamaica’s Leading Villa

Goldeneye, is an idyllic oasis of 50 acres of lush tropical vegetation overlooking the Caribbean Sea, on Jamaica’s northern coast. The Goldeneye Villa resort consists of five private villas: the Goldeneye villa where Ian Fleming wrote all 13 of his Bond novels, referred to as the main house, and four other villas which vary in size from one to three bedrooms. The main house is a three bedroom villa with tropical outdoor bathrooms, a large living room, a kitchen, private beach, free-form swimming pool and an adjacent large media room.


Steeped in history, the Goldeneye Villa resort boasts a glamorous list of visitors who return time and again to enjoy the unique and natural beauty of this wild, exclusive setting. “It’s a natural paradise and the way it has been designed in harmony with nature, ensures complete serenity where service is discreet and you do as you please.” Chris Blackwell, Island Outpost Founder.

Strawberry Hill, Blue Mountains - Jamaica’s Leading Spa Resort

“Strawberry Hill is exotic, sensual, and spiritual all at the same time. It is a place for renewal, growth, and healing.” Deepak Chopra, author of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

Located 3100 ft above the Caribbean Sea, Strawberry Hill was originally a working coffee plantation but has developed over the years to become an elegant hotel & spa. With 12 luxury Georgian cottages that boast outstanding views of the surrounding Blue Mountains, an infinity pool that appears to run off the edge of the mountain, an incredible new outdoor yoga deck and a first class restaurant that attracts dignitaries from around the world, Strawberry Hill offers it’s guests the perfect place to relax and unwind.
Housing the Caribbean’s first full service Aveda concept spa Strawberry Hill offers an extensive and unique range of beauty and massage treatments. Consultations with professionally trained Aveda staff who tailor make treatments to suit individual needs, from choice of massage to healthy eating programmes designed specifically to suit your elemental disposition (fire, water, infinity, air and earth) is just part of the magic of the Strawberry Hill spa. The natural environment, lush gardens, excellent staff and facilities all work in harmony to offer guests a truly award winning experience.


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