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.

Those looking to eat on-site will be particularly pleased with Forres Park, as they have some pleasant on-site dining choices. One such possibility is Forres Park Restaurant, which is a good choice for visitors looking for some Jamaican cuisine. Next, you can pay a visit to one of the bars nearby, like Mingles Pool Bar.

Positioned in Kingston, less than a mile north of downtown Kingston, Forres Park offers a warm welcome to vacationers 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.

This hotel has been given a 3 star rating, when considering its features on-site, amenities, and more.

A listing of the in-room amenities that you'll find at Forres Park is provided below.

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

Call the hotel for more info regarding specific amenities, 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.

To view general amenities on the property, check out the list below:

  • Bicycling
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

To make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available, don't hesitate to call with questions just in case availability varies. To see our complete article about the specific recreation and activities that Forres Park offers, click here.

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 the on-location dining options, those looking for more culinary diversity should also investigate some of the region's other local restaurant selections. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter a small handful of restaurants beyond the property. It's never a bad idea to check out the nearby restaurant options, despite the fact that Forres Park offers some on-site dining, including Forres Park Restaurant. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

Forres Park provides a small number of guest services, including those in the following list, which means you can let go of those few details and enjoy your relaxing trip to Jamaica.

  • Tour Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop

There's also a few business amenities, helping to keep the visit productive, and especially for those attending mainly on business matters.

  • Conference Facilities

Nearby

You will find lots of attractions close to Forres Park. Some of these attractions include Emancipation Park, St. Peter's Church, and National Heroes Park. If you're like most tourists visiting this area, your vacation wouldn't be complete without a few hours at the beach. One of the nearest beaches is Gunboat Beach, which is readily driven to by taxi from the hotel.

One of the closest areas of interest to the hotel is Kingston. If you want to find even more attractions and fun, take a day trip to a couple nearby towns to check out just what else Jamaica has to offer.

For our comprehensive article on what else is near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 23 Liguanea Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica

Phone: (876) 927-8275

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

 

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