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Mel's Botanical Retreat “Garden Oasis” 2 bedroom

Melessia is a superhost.

Mel's Botanical Retreat “Garden Oasis” 2 bedroom

5 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bathroom
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the cabin to yourself.
Melessia is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
93% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
93% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

This charming hand built wooden home is nestled among terraced gardens and surrounded by jungle near the top of Kentucky Mountain. Be enchanted by the quiet solitude and intimate jungle setting with stunning views of the sunset off the private veranda. When the need for adventure or change of scene arises you can easily travel down to beautiful Bluefields beach or enjoy shopping and sightseeing in nearby Savanna La Mar.


Hot water
Laptop-friendly workspace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed,2 hammocks
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed



40 reviews
Amy User Profile
January 2018
We absolutely loved our stay with Melessia. We agreed that it was one of the best air bnb experiences we have had. The location is truly magical, set in a secluded community surrounded by incredible wildlife. Melessia could not have done more to make us feel at home, and she was…
Adina User Profile
March 2020
Mel's Botanical Retreat is a very special place. It's for adventurers who are looking for an authentic and personal journey. Staying at Mel's Botanical Retreat is a privilege. Mel has created a unique experience that is warm of heart, generous of spirit and is a holistic…
Olivia User Profile
March 2020
We came to Mel's looking for an experience in Jamaica away from the resorts and tourist areas that would give us a chance to connect with the people and the realness of Jamaica. And it is exactly what we received and more. Everyone on the mountain was very friendly and welcoming…
Susan User Profile
February 2020
A wonderfully experience of what Jamaica has to offer off the beaten path. Mel is an amazing cook, Rowan is a professional driver (especially driving up the mountain with many potholes), Adrian is very knowledgeable and a kind tour guide, and the other guests were nice to get to…
Simone User Profile
February 2020
It’s a mountain/cabin/jungle get away. Perfect for those who want to get back to nature.
Bassi User Profile
January 2020
We fell in love. What else to say? We wanted to stay a week and extended our stay. The perfect place to hang out if you like the bush. If you wanna do some exercise you can hike down the mountain to bluefields beach or just further up. Or you just hang out as we did. We felt like…
Nic User Profile
January 2020
Mel is the most wonderful host, her place is a perfect retreat to relax, enjoy Jamaica and unwind. I would recommend to any traveller looking for a spot off the beaten path, and away from the tourist grind. A little gem of Jamaica :)

Hosted by Melessia

Joined in March 2017
Melessia User Profile
86 Reviews
Melessia is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello or as we say in Jamaica "WahGwaan ". I was born and raised on this beautiful mountain, 2500 feet above the Caribbean Sea. When I was younger, nothing thrilled me more than to walk down to Bluefields Beach with my mother, father and 7 brothers and sisters when visitors from…
Interaction with guests
As much or as little as guests would prefer. Mel can cook some or all of your meals and will be available to answer your questions, give guidance, book tours and outings, and provide you with exceptional service. Your privacy and space will be honored.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: Flexible
Checkout: 12:00

House Rules

  • Smoking is allowed