15 Best Airbnbs in Jamaica (2023 Edition)

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When it comes to Caribbean getaways, Jamaica is bound to be one of the first destinations that springs to mind. The country’s culture and good vibes are just as attractive to visitors as its stunning beaches and rainforest waterfalls, making it a place that’s hard to resist. No matter how you want to spend your time, the best vacation rentals in Jamaica are found on Airbnb.

This amazing selection of the best Airbnbs in Jamaica will show you exactly what you can find out there. In order to ensure that these truly are the finest Airbnbs in Jamaica, the properties below are all exceptionally well-rated and belong to Airbnb superhosts. If you’re not familiar with the concept, superhosts are Airbnb hosts who have a proven reputation for good service and quality accommodation. This way, you can plan your stay with confidence.

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Amazing 2BR Townhouse w/Pool, Free Beach Shuttle, Beach Club Montego Bay #1

Those keen to relax in one of the best Airbnb rentals in Jamaica need look no further than this excellent townhouse. Located among the resorts north of Montego Bay in the Rose Hall area, this Airbnb puts you close to several golf courses. You also have a nice selection of Jamaican restaurants, and a convenience and liquor store within walking distance.

Staying at this townhouse it’s possible to fit up to six guests, with king beds in each of the two bedrooms, and a fold-out sofa in the living room. These sleeping arrangements and its 2.5 bathrooms make this Airbnb a great choice for families and friends looking to spend time together. While you may be on vacation, this townhouse also boasts a full kitchen and formal dining table, allowing you to cook during your stay.

While you have several small private balconies to relax on, guests have free use of the property’s communal infinity pool and the children’s playground. Even better, your stay will include a free membership to the Rose Hall Beach Club and its beachside facilities. Other amenities this Airbnb has include Wi-Fi, cable TV, air-conditioning, and childcare equipment.

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Tumbleweed Cottage

Easily among the best Jamaica Airbnbs, this secluded tropical cottage is a wonderful retreat for travelers. It’s found up in the hills overlooking Ocho Rios on Jamaica’s north coast, surrounded by lush gardens and within a mile of Sandals Golf Course.

During a stay at this stone cottage with its tranquil setting you should have no trouble unwinding and taking it easy. There are all sorts of great outdoor activities available in the area, from golfing to hiking and mountain biking, plus a selection of waterfalls and beaches just a short drive away. As for staying in, you’ll have a private pool and jacuzzi to soak in and a nice veranda with a comfy sofa that looks out at the tropical surroundings.

The cottage is perfect for couples and single travelers, but with a queen bed and an extra single bed in the living room, it’s able to sleep up to three people. Rounding out the cottage is a full kitchen, a bathroom, and an outdoor shower. To help make your stay more comfortable, this Airbnb also comes with Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning.

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Glory @ Montego Bay

It’s not hard to find an Airbnb in Montego Bay, Jamaica, but few are quite as good as this superb cottage. Located in the upscale hillside neighborhood of Mango Walk, this Airbnb looks out towards the Caribbean and is just five minutes drive from the beach, restaurants, and clubs.

This two bedroom rental house in Jamaica is an ideal choice for families or small groups of up to four hoping to spend quality time together. Inside this two-storey cottage is a queen bed in one bedroom and two singles in the other, plus 2.5 bathrooms so you shouldn’t  have to wait to use the facilities. Downstairs there’s a large living room and a full kitchen, which is equipped with a stove, oven, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher, providing all you need to cook for yourself. 

The real highlight of this Airbnb though can be found through the living room’s folding patio doors which lead out to the patio and pool deck. Outside you have covered seating, a private swimming pool, and sun lounges, not to mention an unspoiled view out to the sea. Further amenities here include a washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning.

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Little Bird Cottage @ High Cove

If you absolutely need to stay right by the water’s edge then make sure to check out this special Jamaica Airbnb. Perched on a cliff on a nearly untouched cove along the iconic West End outside Negril, you couldn’t ask for a better location. Not only will you be steps from the water, but you’ll only need to follow the coast to reach restaurants, bars, and the famous Rick’s Cafe establishment.

As this seaside cottage is relatively small, and provides just the one full-size bed, it’s best suited to couples seeking a romantic getaway. The cottage features a bedroom with a canopy bed and a bathroom which includes an outdoor shower. You’ll also have a little kitchen equipped with a stove and fridge, which should be enough for preparing basic meals.

The real appeal of this Airbnb though is that it’s made for relaxing. Walk down a staircase and you can dive into crystal clear water, while there’s a hammock under the gazebo for you to snooze in. While fairly light on amenities, this cottage does have Wi-Fi, a hairdryer, and comes with free on-site parking.

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Luxury Villa Sleeps 6, Private Pool, Beach Access, Beach Club, Montego Bay

A vacation rental in Montego Bay, Jamaica that is sure to set you up for a terrific break is this luxury villa. Situated within the gated community of Spring Farm along the coast north of Montego Bay, this Airbnb enjoys easy access to multiple golf courses and is close to several beaches and local eateries.

Within this stylish villa it’s possible to accommodate up to five adults and one child, making it a great pick for a large family or a group of friends who want to stay together. The villa comes with two bedrooms with queen beds and ensuite bathrooms, plus two sofa beds in the living room. Elsewhere inside the villa is a dining area, a modern kitchen, and a powder room. Outside there’s a covered patio and an open lawn, with lawn chairs and sun lounges, that leads to the private plunge pool with sweeping views.

Guests of the villa benefit from complimentary access to the Rose Hall Beach Club, which features a beach, swimming pool, bar, and BBQ facilities. Other amenities include a washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, and child care equipment, such as a high chair and travel crib.

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Drews Escape

For travelers hoping to rent a beach house in Jamaica, take a moment to see if this little cabin will meet your needs. Found on the south of the island, within the community of Treasure Beach, this Airbnb puts you just 150 meters from the local beach. Here you also have a nice selection of local bars, cafes, and restaurants, all comfortably reached on foot.

Because of its size, this rustic wooden cabin is only meant for single travelers or couples looking for a lazy vacay. The traditional and ornate Airbnb offers a pillow top queen bed, a private bathroom, and a front porch with chairs and a hammock  perfect for reading a book or just chilling. It’s admittedly simple, but as an affordable and uncomplicated place to stay, it’s well-suited to those seeking to disconnect. 

In terms of amenities, this Airbnb offers Wi-Fi, a fan, a coffee-maker, and a fridge in the room, while you also get access to communal facilities like a BBQ and laundry.

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Ideal Studio in Kingston

While there are certainly countless options if you need an Airbnb in Kingston, Jamaica, don’t pass up this affordable studio suite. Located just two minutes from the Bob Marley Museum, this Airbnb is in the safe neighborhood of Barbican and is close to some local restaurants, bars, and supermarkets.

No matter what brings you to Kingston, this well-equipped townhouse studio should have everything you need. Your bright and modern suite comes with a queen bed, making it best suited to solo travelers or couples. Filling out the rest of the space is a breakfast table, kitchen, and full bathroom, and you’ll even have a little backyard area with a clothes line.

The kitchen is particularly useful, as it comes with a stove, coffee maker, microwave, and fridge, enabling guests to self-cater during their stay. Additional amenities include a shared laundry, Wi-Fi, cable TV, air-conditioning, and free on-site parking. Perhaps the greatest perk of staying here though is superhost Tesona, who ensures her guests feel welcome and provide assistance when needed.

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Villa Maria Montego Bay, Beachfront

To really treat yourself for your vacation, there’s no better option than this fantastic beach house for rent in Jamaica. Tucked away on the coastline near Sangster International Airport, the area has the vibe of a fishing village with wonderful sand beaches. That said, you actually have your own stretch of beach, providing one of many reasons why you’ll never need to leave.

It’s important to understand that not only is this villa luxurious, it’s also massive. The villa offers four bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and is able to sleep up to ten guests, meaning it can work with all manner of visitors. Since its location is hard to beat, this villa makes the most of its outdoor spaces. Not only is there a big balcony, but also a huge patio with a swimming pool, sun lounges, an outdoor dining table, and even a pool table. Here you can chill out, watch the sunset, and eat dinner without moving a muscle.

To make your stay utterly unforgettable, this Airbnb comes with loads of services and amenities, including a private chef and butler, massages, yoga, and transport. Speaking of which, guests also receive free airport pick up and drop off.

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Mango at Mango Ridge

This Jamaica Airbnb makes you feel like you’re living in the treetops thanks to its views of the surrounding rainforest and nature. Situated in a residential area in the hills of Port Antonio, Mango Ridge offers seclusion and tranquility. Thanks to its proximity to the Blue Mountains and the Rio Grande Valley, this Airbnb makes a great base for rafting, hiking, and bird-watching.

With a vibe that puts nature first, this Airbnb has quite a humble and open feel to it. Rather than windows, the cottage has shutters and is quite open to the elements, ensuring there’s nothing between you and the natural world. Beds come with mosquito nets and it’s common to hear native animals in the morning, meaning you have to prepare to rough it a little here.

Equipped with two bedrooms, each with a double bed, this cottage is able to fit up to four people. While very light on modern amenities with limited Wi-Fi and no hot water, it does feature a private bathroom and a small kitchen. One final note is that to reach the cottage you will need to climb a long series of steps.

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Beach Front Townhouse Negril

When people picture an idyllic beachside getaway, this Airbnb in Negril, Jamaica is probably what they think of. Found in the quiet gated community of Little Bay Country Club to the north of Negril, this townhouse puts you just steps from the beach. As for the shops and restaurants in the West End, those are roughly 20 minutes drive away.

In this picture-perfect townhouse you’ll be able to sleep four people in the two bedrooms. Families or two couples traveling together will likely find this the best fit, but what’s great is that there’s plenty of room for guests to have their own space as well if they need time apart. The townhouse comes with 2.5 bathrooms, a comfy living room, a dining area, and a modern kitchen, which with its stove, oven, microwave, and fridge, has all you need to cook for yourselves.

The real draw of this Airbnb though is its outdoor spaces. Not only do you have a pleasant deck with outdoor furniture to sit around, but also the beach mere steps away and a massive swimming pool that’s exclusive to the gated community. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, and a washer/dryer.

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Idyllic Ocean View Suite @ The Coconut Palm Villa

Few vacation rentals and places to stay offer stunning sea views quite like this Airbnb in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Not located in the heart of the resort town, but instead a little up the road towards Sandy Beach Bay, you’ll have no trouble reaching local beaches, supermarkets, and restaurants from here.

During your stay you’ll enjoy one of the three guest suites at the Coconut Palm Villa, namely the one with the fantastic balcony with views of the ocean past the treetops. This suite comes with a queen bed in its bedroom and there’s a single bed in the living room, meaning it can accommodate three guests if needed. The rest of the suite includes a private bathroom, full kitchen, and a breakfast table, so that you can prepare food while you’re here.

Besides its spectacular views, perhaps the biggest selling point of this Airbnb is the communal outdoor area. Below the villa you’ll find an infinity pool, sun lounges, hammocks, and even a romantic bench swing, providing lots of options for how to spend your days. As for modern comforts, this villa provides a washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, a smart TV, air-conditioning, and an EV charger.

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Oceanview 2 Bedrooms, Rooftop Pool, Aircon Throughout

Among the various vacation apartments for rent in Jamaica it’s places like this one that you need to keep an eye out for. Because who doesn’t want to sit by a pool and watch the sunset over the sea? What’s also nice is that this Airbnb is conveniently situated between Montego Bay Airport and the Hip Strip, with both reachable by foot if necessary.

Staying in this spacious apartment you can fit up to six people, which is great news if you want everyone under one roof. While it is a two bedroom apartment, with queen beds and en suite bathrooms for each room, an extra queen bed can be made available in advance. Then there’s the large living room with plenty of seating, the formal dining table, and a full kitchen providing all that’s needed for self-catering.

For many, all they need to see of this Airbnb before booking is it’s rooftop pool and pool deck with sun lounges. But there are further amenities as well, including beach towels, Wi-Fi, cable TV, and air-conditioning, plus housekeeping.

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Luxury2 BR Apartment 950ft Balcony Sea/Mt View’s

An interesting alternative to the usual short term apartment rentals in Jamaica is renting your own apartment in this villa retreat. Found in the hills down to the southwest of Montego Bay, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the bay and coast. While a little ways out from the center of town you can get there in around 15 minutes by car.

Thanks to its interesting sleeping arrangements, this Airbnb is able to accommodate up to eight guests. For even larger groups, there are two other guest suites also available on the property. Across the two bedrooms and the common area there are six beds, providing some flexibility for families or friends staying here. The apartment also includes two bathrooms and a lounge area, while guests enjoy access to the retreat’s swimming pool, terrace, and games room.

Rather than venture out to get food, make the most of the retreat’s personal chef and the extensive menu. Guests can also get drinks and cocktails to sip on as they enjoy the retreat’s views, ensuring a truly restful experience. Extra amenities include a personal fridge, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, childcare items, and a washer/dryer.

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Siesta – Beach Villa, Spectacular Location, Pool

For an experience like no other, it’s hard to imagine a more luxurious Jamaica Airbnb than this amazing seaside villa. Located in the town of Runaway Bay on the island’s north coast, you’ll be just steps from the beach here. What’s nice about this area is that it’s peaceful, but is just a five minute walk to a golf course and water park, giving you plenty to keep yourself entertained with.

As should be expected from a place with such a hefty price tag, this villa is massive and comes with everything you could possibly want or need. Boasting five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, it’s able to sleep up to ten people, making it perfect for group vacations. A gorgeous contemporary seaside decor runs right throughout the villa, with plenty of light and views out to the beach and water.

Both inside and out, there’s plenty of space for getting together, from multiple living areas to separate indoor and outdoor dining tables. Then there’s the pool area, in case you don’t feel like taking the few extra steps to reach the beach. The long list of amenities include basics like Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning, plus more exclusive ones like a private chef.

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Sparkling Waters of Hanover: Luxury Villa

With its seaside location, it’s going to be hard to find many Airbnbs in Jamaica that top this sublime guesthouse. Situated in Cousins Cove up the coast from Negril, it’s roughly a 20-minute drive to the tourist town, but there are quite a few places to eat closer by in the town of Green Island.

Drift off at night to the waves crashing outside in this wonderful little cottage. It may not be very large inside, but that won’t be a problem when you’re sitting out on your private porch facing the water. The cottage has a studio layout, and with a double bed, is best suited to couples or solo travelers. It’s space features a sleeping area, living area, private bathroom, and full kitchen, which is well-equipped if you feel like preparing your own meals.

Facing the garden, guests have a second little porch and access to sun lounges, while they’re also able to use the swimming pool and hot tub outside the main villa. Additional modern conveniences include air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and cable TV.

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Hopefully you see that there are all kinds of exciting possibilities that come with Airbnbs in Jamaica. Really, all you need to do is decide what kind of trip you want to go on and let Airbnb take care of the rest.

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