Enjoy the space and comfort of the villa, the pool and its deck.
Our housekeeper and chef offer high quality dining, please ask for suggestions or choose your own favourites
The beach at Silver Sands is special. At special times of the year if you ar lucky you can observe the beautiful spectacle of turtles hatching and heading towards the sea. Early morning beach walks is a great alternative to a session in the sun or sea. There is a suggested jogging route or you can just stroll around and see what nature has to offer. You can also enquire about getting a massage with an experienced masseuse or play tennis (racquets and balls available at the club house to rent). Please just ask.
For those who are curious about what this beautiful island has to offer, please read on.
Distances are from Duncans by car, measured along the coast road.
Glistening Waters (8 km west): Glistening Waters is just on the edge of Falmouth. They offer boat trips after dark to see the bioluminescent waters. The restaurant is open for dinner or a relaxing lunch and has a good selection of local meals including fish at reasonable prices.
Rafting on the Martha Brae (13 km west): A relaxing hour long ride through very picturesque scenery.
Falmouth (14 km west): A small historic town housing very important Georgian structures and remnants of the sugar industry. Falmouth is frequented by cruise ships twice a week in the peak season.
Greenwood (24 km west): A Great House in the hills on the outskirts of Montego Bay, where guests can enjoy a splendid panoramic view of the Caribbean sea. Built between 1780-1800 Greenwood Great House is associated with the Barrett family.
Rose Hall (32 km west): The archetype of the Great House, once – and perhaps still – home of ‘white witch’ Annie Palmer. Annie is said to have murdered three husbands and, several slaves as well.
Montego Bay (46 km west) There’s a lot to see and do in and around Montego Bay. It is also a place to go to for practical shopping – clothes, food and souvenirs. Sangster International Airport is the island's second major airport.
Discovery Bay (18km east) and Runaway Bay (22 km East): Both have beaches and restaurants. Discovery Bay is where Columbus first landed although the exact location may have been nearby. Runaway Bay was once an escape route for slaves and is one of Jamaica’s most beautiful coastal areas. Between the two, the Green Grotto Cave offers walks inside its large cave system with spectacular stalagmites and stalagtites.
Dunns River and Mystic Mountain (50 km East) and Ocho Rios (52 km east) - allow an hour or so for the drive each way. The climb up the big rocks of the Dunns River waterfall is the classic tourist experience in Jamaica. Mystic Mountain offers a variety of adventures - ziplines, water slides, tree walks and a toboggan run (Cool Runnings without the ice).
Ocho Rios has always been a very popular area. The town itself has good shopping and restaurants and a beach at Margaritaville where you’ll also find Dolphin Cove. There is a large craft market selling anything and everything made locally.
A day trip to Kingston (around 2 hours travel each way): Jamaica now benefits from a North to South toll road which links Kingston and the north coast, crossing the Blue Mountain range and cockpit country. This has reduced travel times significantly and guests may enjoy a day trip to Kingston.
Places to visit in Kingston could include the National Gallery on Orange Street in Downtown Kingston
Lunch at Devon House on Hope Road (excellent traditional meals at the Grog Shoppe) or patties, artisan ice cream and then a tour of the House.
Bob Marley Museum and/or Hope Botanical Gardens and Zoo (both in Hope Road)
For those interested in seeing Kingston from the Blue Mountains and willing to stay overnight, Strawberry Hill is an exquisite place to stay and unwind. Otherwise there are many hotels in New Kingston to explore the nightlife.
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