May 7, 2021


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The Coolest Lodge in Jamaica Is Back Caribbean Journal

For several years, it is been 1 of the most beloved — and distinctive — destinations to continue to be in Jamaica: Geejam, the Port Antonio signature that is equivalent elements boutique resort and tunes and cultural hub, a sought-just after lodge and recording studio tucked where by the rainforest meets the seaside. 

And now what is practically absolutely the coolest hotel in Jamaica is back — and even larger. 

The hotel just reopened immediately after a residence-wide expansion and enhance, headlined by the addition of 12 new “Rumba Rooms,” all designed by award-successful architects Atelier Vidal. 

One of the new “Rumba Rooms.”

Just about every space is named soon after a Jamaican music legend, from Augustus Pablo to the renowned Jolly Boys, the latter the legendary Mento band which is extended called Geejam dwelling.

The enlargement also integrated a revamp for Geejam’s open-air Bushbar, which has extra a new venue stage for live audio gatherings and the well known guest who normally repeated the property’s Geejam Studios. 

Bushbar’s acquired a new menu, way too, with “local classics and flavors with a modern day twist.”

Which is alongside with a new Beach front Bar and Grill termed “Bentley’s Yaad,” established on Geejam’s non-public beach front.  

And then there is the centerpiece:  a sparkling new infinity pool that’s “perched in the rainforest overlooking the Caribbean Sea,” in accordance to the property. 

1 of the New Rumba Place.

The culmination of the task will be the relaunch of the new Geejam Studios, which is in the midst of its very first comprehensive renovation since opening back in 1998 the new Geejam Studios will reopen later on this 12 months, the property mentioned. 

“It’s been 30 several years due to the fact acquiring a modest holiday villa in what I look at to be the most wonderful location in the environment, Portland, Jamaica,” states GeeJam co-owner Jon Baker.  “I never ever imagined in that time, owning this property that would inevitably become Geejam in 2008, would be the catalyst for our mission to encourage the Port Antonio renaissance.”

Jamaica has been open for tourism considering the fact that final summertime. You can discover far more on how to take a look at here

For additional, stop by GeeJam

— CJ