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.

Vacationers hoping to eat on-site will certainly not go hungry at Forres Park, as they have some quality on-site dining options. Forres Park Restaurant is one such possibility, which is a nice choice for travelers craving some Jamaican cuisine. Next, you can visit one of the region's bars, like Mingles Pool Bar.

Located in Kingston, less than a mile north of downtown Kingston, Forres Park welcomes customers wanting to stay in this part of the city or an adjacent 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.

Considering its overall quality, we have rated this hotel a 3 star rating.

Below, you'll find the in-room amenities provided by Forres Park.

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

Check with the property to confirm the availability of all types of amenities, if it's particularly important to 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 other general amenties at this location, take a look at the list below:

  • Bicycling
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

Since the specifics tend to change, it's best to check with the front desk to make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available. To navigate to our complete discussion about the kinds of activities and recreation opportunities that Forres Park has to offer, 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 what's available on-site, guests looking to find extra culinary diversity can also check out some of the region's other local restaurant choices. Travelers looking for somewhere to eat will find a few solid places to eat within reach of these accommodations. It's worth it to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, even though Forres Park does have on-site dining, including Forres Park Restaurant. To find out more about this area's dining, click here.

Guest Services

Remember to ask about the property's guest services -- including the ones listed here -- are ready to help you stay relaxed while visiting Jamaica.

  • Tour Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop

There's also a couple of business amenities, so it's a safe bet for any stay, if one must bring business along while attending this area.

  • Conference Facilities

Nearby

There are many attractions situated near Forres Park. Some of these attractions include Emancipation Park and St. Peter's Church. If you and your family are like most travelers who visit this area, your vacation would be incomplete without ample basking at the beach. Fortunately, Gunboat Beach is easily found by taxi cab from the hotel.

The hotel is in the vicinity of Kingston, an enjoyable area for tourists to experience the diversity of Jamaica.

For the full discussion of what's located near Forres Park, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 23 Liguanea Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica

Phone: (876) 927-8275

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

 

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