It is difficult to put into words an accurate, deserving description for this unique, offbeat haven of a resort known as Jakes Treasure Beach in Jamaica. It is our own pick for the absolutely perfect, tranquility filled vacation destination that is created with love for both art and family. This somewhat retreat has artsy decor, mosaics, paved pathways, saltwater swimming pool, bougainvillea and intimate niches for sunbathing.
Jakes is a family run resort that started as a restaurant. Tipsy guests would need a place to crash and Jakes became that place as well. It was rated as one of the best family hotels in the world in 2018 by Conde Nast for its accommodations, quirky interiors, local sourced foods, yoga and spa.
The accommodations at Jakes consist of comfortable lounging decks, colorful thatched and metal roof buildings in a selection of hotel rooms, oceanfront bungalows, cottages, and villas. Views vary between ocean, and garden views, and an outdoor shower in some spaces is welcome. Each of the rooms contains A/C, Wi-Fi, mini fridge, coffee maker, Bluetooth speaker, digital safe, and rainfall showerhead to make each room a comfy place to relax after a supremely gorgeous Jamaican day.
Sleep in a one of a kind bed and enjoy the glass, bead and shellwork scattered throughout this wonderful gift of a resort. Do not worry about dining at Jakes because it is well known in Jamaica for serving some of the best, freshest, locally sourced food on the whole island. Fisherman pull up to the shore to offer their catch of the day, and local farmers provide the fresh fruit and veggies. Jakes also supports its community with a rock solid commitment.
Jakes is also known for amazing experiences like spotting ship wrecks, snorkeling, the over water Pelican Bar, and Lovers Leap panoramas. Black River Safaris are popular and so is visiting Treasure Beach Village. The eight tiered, YS Falls is awe inspiring but many just enjoy zip lining, swimming in natural pools, rope swings or river tubing. Visit Jakes at the link to plan a personal stay with this funklectic resort.