Thursday, February 4, 2010
What to look for in a Jamaica holiday resort?
If you are planning a trip to Jamaica, chances are you would think of booking a hotel for your stay. Well travel accommodation has come a long way since the days of the hotel and today there are plenty of options to ensure that you get more than just the comforts and services of a hotel. Ask people what they wish to gain from their trip abroad and chances are that apart from sightseeing and enjoying great activities they would also want to spend quality time with their loved ones and reconnect with their families and friends. All this is definitely not possible while staying in the impersonal environs of a hotel. What you need is privacy and space and these are two things which only a home can provide. A home in a distant land? Yes, family resorts provide exactly that. Search the Internet and you will come across numerous Jamaican holiday resorts with exclusive Jamaican villas, cottages and condos offering you the best of services at the most reasonable costs.
But first what are these family holiday resorts? Basically these resorts have exclusive villas, cottages, studios and apartments which you can book for the period of your stay in Jamaica. Known by various names such as vacation rentals, vacation homes etc, these rentals combine the privacy and space of a home with the services and luxuries of a hotel. So in a way, these vacation homes give you the best of both worlds. So which one to choose and especially if you are traveling with a family?
First, keep in mind that Jamaica is what could be best termed as a romantic destination. What this means is that even if you are traveling with your children you would want to spend quality time with your partner/spouse. But at the same time you would want to ensure your children are also well taken care off. Most Jamaican villas provide childcare facilities as part of the package or at some extra costs. For example, you can check out the Silver Sands villas and cottages that take pride in providing child friendly services. These villas and cottages provide free car seats for all children traveling on transfers and tours. Then again, if you require a crib/cot, you just have to let the company know in advance and it will have one ready for you before you reach at no extra charge. These villas also provide high chairs, strollers or push chairs at no extra cost.
So if you are planning a trip to Jamaica, do keep these points in mind and if you wish to make the most out of your trip to Jamaica, you can check out the Silver Sands villas that ensure you get your value for money.