0
California & Jamaica January 2009 Sharyn Kitchener
The Georgian Hotel    Santa Monica <ul><li>Located across from Santa Monica Beach </li></ul><ul><li>Walking distance to Sa...
Tour du Jour <ul><li>Virtuoso ‘tour’ company </li></ul><ul><li>Specialised in day tours of Los Angeles area </li></ul><ul>...
Port Antonio - Jamaica <ul><li>Goblin Hill Villas  @ San San (3.5 star) 1 or 2 bedroom villas with private cook </li></ul>...
Why Port Antonio? <ul><li>2.5 hours drive North of Kingston </li></ul><ul><li>Frenchman’s Cove – voted by Conde Nast Trave...
Strawberry Hill <ul><li>Located on Jamaica’s Blue Mountains – 3100 feet above sea level.  1 hour from Kingston </li></ul><...
Treasure Beach <ul><li>Jake’s – boutique resort, beach location offering personality & charisma. </li></ul><ul><li>Villas ...
Sightseeing – Treasure Beach <ul><li>Boat tour with Captain Dennis </li></ul><ul><li>Dolphins at play </li></ul><ul><li>Bl...
Negril – Where to stay <ul><li>Idle Awhile  – beachfront location – 1 bedroom suite with separate rollaway/lounge </li></u...
About Negril <ul><li>Montego Bay: 15 minutes by plane or 1 hour by car </li></ul><ul><li>Kingston – 4 hours by car </li></...
Disneyland Hotels <ul><li>Three hotels within the Disneyland Park </li></ul><ul><li>Grand California, Disney’s Paradise Pi...
Disneyland &   California Adventure <ul><li>Guests at the Disney Hotels can access Disneyland 1 hour earlier than regular ...
Hollywood
Jamaican kids on the beach
Seagulls in flight
California Screamin’
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Califoria & Jamaica 2009

408

Published on

California & Jamaica Holiday - January 09.

Published in: Travel, Business, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
408
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Califoria & Jamaica 2009"

  1. 1. California & Jamaica January 2009 Sharyn Kitchener
  2. 2. The Georgian Hotel Santa Monica <ul><li>Located across from Santa Monica Beach </li></ul><ul><li>Walking distance to Santa Monica Pier & 3 rd Street Mall (shopping precinct) </li></ul><ul><li>15 minutes to LAX Airport (taxi US$40). </li></ul><ul><li>Two miles from Venice Beach (5 minutes by bus or 40 minute beach walk) </li></ul><ul><li>Art Deco, boutique hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Room types: Std Queen & King. Ocean View Queen, Signature Suite & Ocean View Suite </li></ul><ul><li>Suits families & couples </li></ul><ul><li>Complimentary wireless internet </li></ul><ul><li>Offers restaurant, & bar </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.georgianhotel.com/ </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tour du Jour <ul><li>Virtuoso ‘tour’ company </li></ul><ul><li>Specialised in day tours of Los Angeles area </li></ul><ul><li>Private tours – 8 tours to choose from between 3 & 7.5 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Experienced, passionate guides with modern vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>4 hour LA Story tour of Los Angeles – covering West Hollywood, Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills & Bel-Air. US$209 per adult + gratuities </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend doing tour at beginning of LA stay – gives you good bearings </li></ul><ul><li>Pick up & Drop off at your hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent tour, informative & tailored to all ages (including children) </li></ul><ul><li>www.tourdujour.net Contact Richard Gitterman </li></ul>
  4. 4. Port Antonio - Jamaica <ul><li>Goblin Hill Villas @ San San (3.5 star) 1 or 2 bedroom villas with private cook </li></ul><ul><li>Cook purchases ingredients, you choose menu and they cook – breakfast, lunch & dinner daily or as required. Grocery costs on top of room charges </li></ul><ul><li>Two bedroom Villa (Summer) for 4 people US$225 per night ++ </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent value, little tired but great location for families & friends </li></ul><ul><li>www.goblinhillvillas.com </li></ul><ul><li>Geejan – private hotel (Island Outpost) </li></ul><ul><li>Located on six acres above San San Beach </li></ul><ul><li>Modern, up-market & suitable for couples </li></ul><ul><li>Offers private recording studio as part of the private suite </li></ul><ul><li>www.islandoutpost.com </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why Port Antonio? <ul><li>2.5 hours drive North of Kingston </li></ul><ul><li>Frenchman’s Cove – voted by Conde Nast Traveller as one of the world’s top 5 beaches </li></ul><ul><li>The enchanting Blue Lagoon (featured in the Blue Lagoon movie) </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming & snorkeling off San San & Winifred Beaches plus swim to Money Island. </li></ul><ul><li>Navy Island – made famous by Errol Flynn </li></ul><ul><li>Rafting down the Rio Grande by man made bamboo rafts (6 hour scenic adventure) </li></ul><ul><li>Currently working on small International Airport to service this region </li></ul>
  6. 6. Strawberry Hill <ul><li>Located on Jamaica’s Blue Mountains – 3100 feet above sea level. 1 hour from Kingston </li></ul><ul><li>New Jamaican cuisine on terrace overlooking the twinkling lights of Kingston </li></ul><ul><li>Handcrafted 19 th century Georgian style cottages (1 bedroom, studios & deluxe villas) </li></ul><ul><li>Outstanding Spa (massages & treatments) </li></ul><ul><li>Overnight package includes dinner, breakfast & spa treatment for 2. US$450 per couple </li></ul><ul><li>Music memorabilia & history – Bob Marley, Chris Blackwell (Island Records) </li></ul><ul><li>Caters more toward adults. </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent destination as short distance from Kingston – weekend getaway </li></ul><ul><li>Offers conference facilities. Accessible via road or helicopter </li></ul><ul><li>www.islandoutpost.com or www.strawberryhillresort.com </li></ul>
  7. 7. Treasure Beach <ul><li>Jake’s – boutique resort, beach location offering personality & charisma. </li></ul><ul><li>Villas on site @ Jakes </li></ul><ul><li>Private residences close by </li></ul><ul><li>Our Villa: Calabash Luxury Villa – US$800 high season p/n </li></ul><ul><li>4 bedroom, 4 bathroom villa with pool, 2 cooks & manager </li></ul><ul><li>All meals prepared & cooked daily – you just pay for groceries. </li></ul><ul><li>Large swimming pool </li></ul><ul><li>Located on Treasure Beach </li></ul><ul><li>3 eating areas (2 outdoor), wireless internet, heaps of space! </li></ul><ul><li>www.islandoutpost.com </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sightseeing – Treasure Beach <ul><li>Boat tour with Captain Dennis </li></ul><ul><li>Dolphins at play </li></ul><ul><li>Black River </li></ul><ul><li>Crocodile spotting </li></ul><ul><li>Pelican Bar – fresh fish & lobster for lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Plenty of Red Stripe Beer! </li></ul><ul><li>2.5 hours drive from Montego Bay or Kingston </li></ul>
  9. 9. Negril – Where to stay <ul><li>Idle Awhile – beachfront location – 1 bedroom suite with separate rollaway/lounge </li></ul><ul><li>14 rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Restaurant & Bar facilities </li></ul><ul><li>High season rack rate US$335.00 ++ per night </li></ul><ul><li>www.idleawhile.com </li></ul><ul><li>The Rockhouse (Australian owned) - 2 miles from Negril town (Design Hotels) </li></ul><ul><li>Adults only resort on cliff top comprising of 20 thatched octagon villas of timber & stone plus 15 traditional style hotel rooms located in the tropical garden setting </li></ul><ul><li>Stunning & remote location </li></ul><ul><li>The new Rockhouse Spa features the cliff edge Caribbean Drench cabana plus a full range of body and beauty treatments & Yoga overlooking the sea. </li></ul><ul><li>www.rockhousehotel.com </li></ul>
  10. 10. About Negril <ul><li>Montego Bay: 15 minutes by plane or 1 hour by car </li></ul><ul><li>Kingston – 4 hours by car </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful white sand beaches </li></ul><ul><li>Jamaicans selling their wares (drinks, water sports, gianga & more) </li></ul><ul><li>Party town of Jamaica! </li></ul><ul><li>Heaps of restaurants located on the beach from local Jamaica to Italian and more </li></ul><ul><li>Activities aplenty – parasailing, glass bottom boats, running, volley ball & more </li></ul>
  11. 11. Disneyland Hotels <ul><li>Three hotels within the Disneyland Park </li></ul><ul><li>Grand California, Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel & Disneyland Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Grand California is deluxe, currently with 790 rooms & new wing being built – designed like a grand old lodge. </li></ul><ul><li>All located within 5 minute walk to Disneyland & California Adventure </li></ul><ul><li>Grand California backs onto California Adventure & Paradise Pier guests can access this ‘short cut’ through Grand Cal into California Adventure </li></ul><ul><li>Each property offers a ‘theme’ breakfast and/or dinner so you can dine with Disney characters (eg: Minnie Mouse, Lilo & Stitch, Goofy or Chip n’ Dale) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Disneyland & California Adventure <ul><li>Guests at the Disney Hotels can access Disneyland 1 hour earlier than regular guests 4 times a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday) </li></ul><ul><li>Standard hours: Disneyland 10am – 8pm daily (closes later weekends) </li></ul><ul><li>California Adventure – 9am – 6pm daily </li></ul><ul><li>Best to purchase hopper passes so you can access both parks in the one day </li></ul><ul><li>Front of Line allows you to ‘book a time’ so you can jump the queue and access your rides without lining up for hours (only applies to certain rides) </li></ul><ul><li>It is recommended to pre-purchase tickets from wholesalers in Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Current rate for 1 day Disneyland/California Adventure is US$94 (10 years & over) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Hollywood
  14. 14. Jamaican kids on the beach
  15. 15. Seagulls in flight
  16. 16. California Screamin’
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×