Rio Chico is the most gracious and luxurious property in Jamaica. Five star service, beachfront mansion - one of the most stately residences in Jamaica!

Rio Chico sits majestically on 14 absolute waterfront acres near the lovely town of Ocho Rios. It was built in 1898 and has always been a property of much envy. Today, it is owned by one of the world’s most famous hoteliers and as such, this villa recently underwent total and lavish renovations. Today, guest enjoys the top of the line amenities, service and comfort of this spectacular and spacious home. The exquisite main house, complete with its distinct colonial architecture and its precious historical artifacts, is your palace. Rio Chico's guest list includes many diplomats, industrialists, celebrities, the rich and the famous from around the world.

What's included in your Villa Vacation at Rio Chico  

 *   Fresh water pool overlooking the ocean.
 *   Fresh water oversized Jacuzzi also on cliffs edge overlooking the ocean.
 *   Spectacular natural, beachside freshwater pool at the base of Dunn's River tributary fed by Blue Mountain waters.
 *   Beautiful stone open-air Chapel built on cliffs edge and luscious grounds
 *   2,000 feet of shoreline with two private beaches.
 *   Full-size tennis court, half basketball court, darts, croquet, board games and small trampoline
 *   On-site private gym with elliptical and treadmill.
 *   Sea toys including: sailboat, kayaks, aqua cycle, wind surfer, and paddle boat
 *   Sea toys including: windsurfer, kayaks, aqua cycle, snorkelling equipment
 *   Business Center: High speed internet access, computer, printer, scanner and fax.
 *   Entertainment Equipment: SAT TV; CD player with wide selection of CDs, iPod docks throughout, DVD player, Plasma TV, telephones in all bedrooms, XBOX 360 and games, adult and children's board games.
 *   24-hour security including manned gatehouse to insure absolute privacy.
 *   Sandals private lounge upon arrival at airport to await transfer
Dining Amenities
  *  Fully staffed kitchen (Executive chef, sous chef, two butlers) serving gourmet meals.
  *  Formal indoor dining table and endless outdoor dining spots for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
  *  Outdoor barbeque grill for casual cookouts.
  *  Bonfires prepared with real wood sticks for toasted marshmallows
  *  Packed cooler with served beach/poolside refreshments
  *  Meals at a Sandals Grande Riviera Resort, (adults only) or Beaches Boscobel (for adults and children)

Rio Chico Villa is a magnificent luxury villa Jamaica, with fourteen acres of flowering bougainvillea and luscious vegetation. Crystal clear waterfalls and streams springing from the same mountains that are the source for the nearby Dunn’s River are found on the lovely meandering drive towards the villa. The estate includes 2,000 feet of protected shoreline, and breathtaking panoramas of the sparkling Caribbean Sea and twisting rivers.  

The sprawling main villa at Rio Chico Villa is replete with six lavish bedrooms, expansive living areas, numerous patios, state-of-the-art security systems, a well-equipped workout area, computer with Wi-Fi, traditional décor and every imaginable modern convenience. The two-bedroom guest cottage, two large pools, a tennis court and two beaches are further luxuries available at the fabulous Rio Chico estate, making a vacation an exclusive lifestyle experienced by few.  

Guests can stroll through the gardens of this Jamaica villa, filled with exotic blossoms, traditional Italian sculptures and the interspersed scents of Eden. Those looking for privacy and isolation can escape into secluded corners strategically placed all through the enchanted property. The massive verandahs at Rio Chico Villa provide perfect breathtaking panoramas of silky white sand beaches, the sparkling sea and glorious Caribbean sunsets.

Rio Chico Villa has eight opulent suites, six of which are located in the main villa. All suites are furnished with king-sized, queen-sized, double or twin beds, en suite bathrooms with fabulous fittings and fixtures, air conditioning and ceiling fans. The lovely cottage houses the two additional guest bedrooms furnished with similar amenities and intercoms connecting to the main house. Additional bedding is available in the form of a sofa bed in one of the living rooms.

The living room offers a comprehensive range of modern comforts, including a wet bar, deep cushioned sofas, wireless internet, satellite television, DVD and CD player, home theatre and an extensive collection of CDs and DVDs. Other facilities include a fax machine, telephone and a 2MB speed ADSL Internet.

Guests at Rio Chico Villa can choose to spend their day reclining and relaxing by the pool or on their private terraces with friends and family. Those seeking energetic activities and adventure can indulge in one of the numerous activities on the estate such as snorkeling through the coral, or windsurfing on the waves off the villa’s private beach. Tennis enthusiasts can practice and improve their serves and forehand strokes at the Sandals Golf & Country Club, a fabulous championship course only a few minutes away. The diverse range of activities available at one of the most fabulous villa rentals in Jamaica is remarkable.

Splendid dining options of international standards are created by the expert in-house chef, precisely according to the specifications provided by the guests. The butler will take care of the guests’ every need discreetly and attentively. The villa’s private staff comprises a very professional team including a chef, butler, waiter, daily housekeeping, laundress, head gardener, grounds staff and security staff. The staff is dedicated towards making the guests’ stay the most memorable at one of the very exotic villas in Jamaica. A warm welcome and impeccable service attracts many visitors for repeated visits.

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All bedrooms are en suite, have air conditioning and are equipped with televisions and a telephone.

Main Villa - 6 Bedrooms

Bedroom 1
King 4 poster bed, AC, en suite bathroom with oversized soaking tub and walk-in steam shower, his and hers vanity, water-jet marble mosaic floor, all marble wall tile and counters, private WC, separate dressing room with wardrobes, flat screen TV, private patio with ocean view

Bedroom 2
Two queen beds, AC, en suite bathroom with large walk-in shower, trough basin and vanity with Travertine and wood finishes, private WC, flat screen TV, shared terrace with garden view and access to new 2nd story ocean view terrace.

Bedroom 3
King 4 poster bed, separate sitting room with day bed, flat screen TV, en suite bathroom with soaking tub and shower, free standing double sink vanity with all marble finishes, shared terrace with garden view and access to new 2nd story ocean view terrace

Bedroom 4
King 4 poster bed, AC, en suite bathroom with large soaking tub and adjacent walk-in shower, concrete slab tub deck and vanity with limestone, travertine and marble mosaic finishes giving a very Zen like feel, private WC, flat screen TV, private patio with ocean view

Bedroom 5
King 4 poster bed, AC, en suite bathroom with large freestanding vintage soaking tub and walk-in shower with Carrera marble and stained and lacquered wood finishes, flat screen TV, private patio with ocean view

Bedroom 6
King 4 poster bed, AC, en suite bathroom with large built in tub and oversized walk-in shower, large stainless steel sinks with Carrera marble and glass tile finishes, flat screen TV, private patio with ocean view

Guest Cottage - 2 Bedrooms

Bedrooms 7
King 4 poster bed, flat screen TV, en suite bathroom with tub/shower – adjacent shared kitchenette with mini-fridge, coffee maker, microwave and sink and shared terrace overlooking garden

Bedrooms 8
Two twin beds, AC, en suite bathroom shower/tub combination, flat screen TV, and shared terrace overlooking garden.

Note: The Guest Cottage cannot be rented apart from the Main Villa.

Bed Configuration Summary

Main House:
Bedroom 1 with king-sized four-poster bed and balcony
Bedroom 2 with king-sized four-poster bed and day bed
Bedroom 3 with two double, four-poster beds and veranda
Bedroom 4 with king-sized four-poster bed, large veranda and a fold-out sofa in an adjoining room
Bedroom 5, suite with king-sized four-poster bed and a large balcony
Bedroom 6, suite with king-sized four-poster bed and large balcony
2 Bedroom Guest Cottage:
Located on the hillside, overlooking the ocean, equipped with kitchen, living room and dining room. Each bedroom has its own bathroom, color television, telephone with intercom system to the main house. The cottage can sleep four adults in two rooms with queen-size bed each.
Six bedroom villa and two bedroom cottage which can accommodate 16 adults plus up to 2 children (if day beds or fold out sofas are utilized)

Payment and Cancellation Policy for Rio Chico – Lime‐Acre ‐ Sundown

Deposit & Full Payment Policy:

  • A 25% deposit is due at time of booking to reserve the villa
  • Full Payment is due 60 days prior to arrival except for Holiday Bookings*

Holiday Deposit and Full Payment Policy:

  • A 25% deposit is due at time of booking to reserve the villa
  • Full payment is due 120 days prior to arrival
  • Holiday deposits and final payments are non‐refundable

*We reserve the right to cancel bookings if deposit or full payment is not received by the outlined deadlines above.

  1. For the entire year all periods (except HIGH SEASON and HOLIDAY PERIODS) there is now a 5 night minimum.
  2. For the HIGH SEASON there is now a 7 night Minimum
  3. For HOLIDAY PERIODS there is a 7 NIGHT MINIMUM as well (Thanksgiving, Easter, Christmas & New Year's)

Cancellations and Penalties:

  • No penalty for cancellations 91 days or more prior to arrival
  • 25% penalty for cancellations 90 to 61 days prior to arrival -- based on the total booking cost
  • 50% penalty for cancellations 60 to 46 days prior to arrival -- based on the total booking cost
  • 100% penalty for cancellations 45 days or less prior to arrival

* In the event of a cancellation, any payments made can be applied towards a future booking if made within one calendar year of cancellation.



Internet facilities
Ceiling Fans
Coffee Maker
Dish Washer
Bath Tub
Tennis Court
Pool Lounge Chairs
Beach Towels
Gated Community
24 hour security
Laundry Facilities
Fully equipped kitchen
Air conditioned bedrooms
Swimming pool
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