Enjoy cool breezes and panoramic mountain and ocean vistas from this close-to-the-beach hilltop retreat nestled in 6½ lush tropical acres. Overlooking the town of Port Antonio, the Caribbean coast and the Blue Mountains, Hotel Mocking Bird Hill offers quiet, peaceful surroundings for those seeking a very special, off the beaten track vacation experience. This enchanting intimate hideaway hotel offers superb vistas spectacular by day and romantic by night.
10 minutes drive from Port Antonio; the hotel provides an ideal base for exploring the various natural attractions in the area. Relax by the pool or indulge in a wonderful massage in the garden gazebo. The gazebo is under the orchid tree, home to many humming birds, and opens to the lush hillside and wonderful breezes. The romantic Frenchman's Cove beach is just 5 minutes away. Complimentary transfer and entrance to the beach.
The hotel provides an ideal setting for nature lovers and bird watchers with over 40 endemic species and some endangered ones such as the Black-billed Streamer-tail that can be viewed on property. In fact the hotel is listed in a publication, Bird of the West Indies, as being one of the best places for bird-watching on island.
The on-site gallery Carriacou show cases local art and drawing and sculpture lessons are given on request by the co-owner/manager Barbara Walker.
The unspoiled region of Port Antonio offers many activities. Guided hikes, bird watching, visiting secluded waterfalls, bamboo rafting down the Rio Grande River, bicycle trips down the Blue Mountains, Plantation tours, horseback riding, bicycle tours and guided hiking excursions are also available. Snorkelling and scuba diving as well as fishing can be arranged at the nearby beaches.