Golden Eye, Oracabessa, Jamaica

The source of inspiration for Ian Fleming; the incomparable beach, turquoise waters and serene luxury would have meant Bond himself was stirred, but not shaken.

Golden Eye, in Oracabessa Bay, is a secluded world of warm shallows lapping clean white sand, with lush trees and rocks tumbling down to water’s edge. Tucked discreetly away amidst the foliage is a selection of quietly luxurious one and two bedroom cottages and lagoon suites. But it is the Fleming Villa which has the real licence to thrill. It has its own beach, gardens and staff. It also has a unique atmosphere, because it was here that many of the Bond novels were conceived and the Fleming Room is rich in mementos of the period. Photographs of the famous man line the walls and his books fill the shelves. But you don’t have to be a secret agent to appreciate the secluded beauty of this Jamaican hideaway.

Golden Eye, at a glance

  • Ian Fleming’s historical villa in a 52 acre garden setting
  • 57 miles from Kingston and just over two and a half miles from Ian Fleming International Airport
  • The villa sleeps 10 guests
  • Choice of 13 one and two bedroom cottages
  • Six luxury lagoon suites
  • Range of freestanding 'Beach Huts' unveiled in 2016, designed to promote indoor/outdoor living
  • Fine dining in an elegant, treetop restaurant
  • Poolside dining and bar

For leisure and pleasure

  • Fabulous beaches, coves and swimming pool
  • FieldSpa built into the natural landscape
  • Water sports include kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkelling and jet skiing
  • Floodlit tennis court
  • Morning fishing trips
  • Core training, yoga and keep fit
  • Mountain biking
  • Bird watching for over 255 species
  • Garden walks
  • Glass bottomed boat rides
  • Absolutely outstanding. This was the best holiday we have ever had.

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    SF, Mexico, 2013