Forres Park

Set on a 60-acre coffee plantation just a half-hour from the Jamaican city of Papine, Forres Park Resort is the ideal base for exploring the Blue Mountains, bird watching, coffee farm tours and biking around the village of Mavis Bank. With a three-story main house that has the look of a Swiss Mountain Chalet and four cozy cabins nearby, all surrounded by flowering shrubs and coffee and fruit trees, the Forres Park Resort is the perfect destination for travelers in search of a quiet vacation in the arms of nature.

Travelers hoping to eat on-site will certainly not go hungry at Forres Park, which has some quality on-site dining opportunities. Forres Park Restaurant is one possible option, which is a good choice for vacationers in the mood for some Jamaican fare. Next, you can head over to one of the region's bars, like Mingles Pool Bar.

Situated in Kingston, less than a mile north of downtown Kingston, Forres Park happily welcomes tourists who are interested in staying in this part of the city or the surrounding area.

Accommodations

Forres Park offers several accommodation types: standard rooms in the main house, cabin rooms, and superior suites. All rooms are tastefully decorated with antique four-poster beds of varying sizes and have a private balcony, offering lovely garden or mountain views. Rooms also feature a large ceiling fan and private bath. Suites provide additional space and a refrigerator.

Taking into account amenities, style, and ambience, Caribya! has assigned this hotel a 3 star rating. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Below, you'll find a listing of this property's in-room amenities.

  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Private Bath
  • Internet Access Port
  • Refrigerator
  • Balcony

Contact the hotel to confirm the option for any specific amenity, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

Forres Park Resort is a real nature lover's paradise. The combination of a panoramic mountain views, cool temperatures, varying sounds of nature and an abundance of indigenous plants and foliage, this mountain escape provides the best that nature has to offer.

Surrounded by the famous Blue Mountain Peak, nestled in the valley of Mavis Bank, Forres Park Resort is home to one of Jamaica’s most tranquilizing and “earthy” spa experiences. After your mountain adventure through the trails of the Blue Mountain Peak, relax and revitalize your aching aching muscles at the resorts luxurious spa.

The following list gives some other amenities at this property:

  • Bicycling
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

If you want to know exactly what to expect upon arrival, it's a good idea to call ahead of time because these details can sometimes change. Visit this page to see a comprehensive discussion about the specific activities and recreation opportunities available at Forres Park.

Food

Dining at Forres Park Resort is a unique experience. Main dining is on the outdoor deck overlooking swaying stands of bamboo, banana trees and innumerable coffee plants. Diners can enjoy local favorites like saltfish, callaloo, green bananas, fried Johnny Cakes, and jerked chicken as well as international cuisine prepared with local ingredients. Many of the fruits, vegetable and other ingredients are grown right on the resort’s fertile grounds.

Besides dining options on-location, guests hoping to find further culinary diversity might also check out some of the other local restaurant choices. Visitors staying at Forres Park will encounter a small handful of restaurants in the vicinity. It's never a bad idea to learn which choices are available nearby, even though Forres Park does have on-site dining, including Forres Park Restaurant. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Also included with these accommodations are guest services -- including the ones listed here -- can help you stay stress free and relaxed while visiting Jamaica.

  • Tour Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop

This lodging also has a couple of business amenities, perfect for people who are visiting on account of business in addition to the beautiful area.

  • Conference Facilities

Nearby

Guests will find many attractions near Forres Park. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Emancipation Park and St. Peter's Church. If you're ready to relax, like many tourists who are eager to enjoy Jamaica's sunshine, your vacation would be incomplete without a few peaceful hours at the beach. Fortunately, you'll find Gunboat Beach located four miles to the south-southeast of this hotel.

The hotel is situated near Kingston, a particularly enjoyable destination for sightseers to experience the diversity of Jamaica.

For the full discussion of what else is near Forres Park, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 23 Liguanea Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica

Phone: (876) 927-8275

Website: http://www.forrespark.com/

 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.