About the hotel

GoldenEye, a lush, 53-acre property was once the Jamaican retreat of world-renowned author Ian Fleming, where he penned all 14 James Bond novels. Complete with private beaches, secret coves, and a seawater lagoon, GoldenEye boasts a casual, friendly atmosphere. Built into the natural landscape, you can kayak or swim through the lagoon to arrive at the spa. The FieldSpa shares an approach to living that enlivens with energy, happiness, and health. Dine amongst the treetops, or along Low Cay beach featuring Jamaican-style ackee and saltfish to spicy jerk chicken and real fine dining.

  • Former home of renowned author Ian Fleming, who penned all 14 James Bond novels here
  • Condé Nast Traveller’s Gold List 2017
  • Dine amongst the tree-tops with views over Low Cay Beach and The Lagoon
  • Closed for refurbishment 06 September - 04 October 2018

At a glance
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Accommodation

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Overhead fan
  • Royal Hut Batik Robes
  • Flat screen TV with international channels
  • Apple TV
  • Sonos Play
  • Mini-bar and fridge
  • Bodum coffee presss and kettle
  • Nightly turn down service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Luxurious bath products

One Bedroom Ocean Front Villa

This one bedroom villa has a spacious feeling where the rooms flow together informally. Under a giant Banyan tree, the bedroom features a queen-size bed, a claw foot bath, and an exotic outdoor rainforest shower. The separate living room and kitchen area open onto a private cut-stone patio with picnic table for al fresco dining.

Three Bedroom Ocean Front Villa

Located on the hilltop bluff, this three-bedroom enclave offers sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea. Stone steps, descending from the lush, tropical garden lead to a private swimming patio with direct access to the lagoon.

One Bedroom Lagoon Hut

Cozy, charming, and nestled in it's own tropical garden, this was one of the first structures built at GoldenEye with views across the lagoon. Conveniently, it has its own outside kitchen.

Fleming Villa

The Fleming Villa is like an island unto itself, it is all about privacy. Your own beach and, of course, your own pool, gardens, and staff. Walk over to GoldenEye for a spa treatment, sunset cocktails at the Bizot Bar or dinner at the Gazebo Restaurant. Walk back to Fleming Villa and, again, you’re secluded. Removed from it all. Really, it’s the best of all worlds and the very best of GoldenEye.

Beach / Lagoon Villas

The Beach/Lagoon villas open directly onto Low Cay Beach or sit directly on GoldenEye’s signature 4-acre lagoon. All feature custom designed king-size bed, overhead fans, a large porch, wooden louvred windows and wide double doors. These private accommodations invite the kind of indoor/outdo or living GoldenEye is famous for.

One Bedroom Lagoon Cottage

These 720sqft one bedroom lagoon cottages are located on the water with direct lagoon access from your private veranda. They feature a king size bed, en-suite bathroom, and outdoor shower.

Beach Hut

Easy, breezy, playfully painted Beach Huts are the most recent addition to the GoldenEye property. Each free-standing hut has been designed to promote indoor, outdoor living. High ceilings, over-sized windows maximise cross-ventilation from ocean breezes, eliminating the need for air conditionings. Interiors are cool, comfortable and decorated in calm, neutral colours.

Dining

The menus at GoldenEye feature a bounty of local specialities.

Bizot Bar

On the western arm of Low Cay Beach, Bizot Bar is the spot for stylish low-key dining. Located just steps from the sea, Bizot Bar serves breakfast, and lunch that includes fresh salads, burgers, and pastas, as well as famously authentic and delicious Jamaican specialities. Chef Colin Hylton uses ingredients grown on owner Chris Blackwell’s 2,500-acre organic farm to create upscale Jamaican curries and fresh vegetable dishes to accompany jerk chicken and grilled lobster.

The Gazebo

Built in an open-air, treehouse-style, the newly designed Gazebo serves up fine dishes with an international flavour. Overlooking both Low Cay Beach and The Lagoon, this is a great spot to enjoy cocktails while overlooking fiery Caribbean sunsets. Dishes range from grilled lobster tail to seasoned rack of lamb, complemented with an international wine list.

In Room Dining

For a delicious treat, try in room dining. Just decide what you want, and they'll make it happen from breakfast on the veranda or set a romantic dinner on the porch of your Beach Villa.

Private Dining

Private dining by candlelight on the far edge of the Peninsula? Torch-lit beach BBQ with all the Jamaican fixings? Use your imagination and they’ll keep it cooking.

Facilities

  • 4-acre seawater lagoon
  • 2 swimming pools
  • 500 foot of white sand beach
  • Tropical gardens
  • Tennis courts
  • 2 restaurants
  • WiFi
  • Room service
  • In-room dining

Leisure

  • Floodlit tennis court
  • Tennis Pro available upon request
  • Mountain bikes
  • Core training
  • Team morning run
  • Morning fishing trip
  • Sunset yoga
  • Bird watching
  • Garden walk
  • Backgammon

Water Sports

  • Kayaking
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Snorkelling
  • Fresh and saltwater pool
  • Lagoon and sea swimming
  • Jet skiing
  • Glass bottom boat

FieldSpa

Breathe deeper, live slower, and fuller. With it's lagoon's edge cottage and open-air treatment rooms, FieldSpa is a sanctuary for amssage, salt scurbs, skin brightening facials, herbal wraps and energy work. The FieldSpa shares an approach to living that enlivenes with energy, happiness and health.

Nearby Attractions

  • Dunn’s River Falls - the most famous Jamaican waterfall
  • Cranbrook Botanical Gardens - a trail of nine zip lines providing an exciting ride over the flora and fauna of the forest
  • River Tubing at White River Valley - sit back and enjoy the beauty of the hidden Jamaica with rushing rapids
  • Runaway Bay Golf Club - tree-lined fairways, multiple elevation changes and four sets of tees create a challenge for golfers of every level
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