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homes_for_sale_in_negrilWhere do Rich People Live in Jamaica?

By Venesha Johnson | Associate Writer

Want to be among the upper echelon of Jamaican society? Living in the right neighbourhood may be the way to do it. We have several that stand out and are well known for their opulence and affluence.

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Letโ€™s delve into the wealthiest neighbourhoods in Jamaica.

1. Norbrook

Nestled in the lush hills of St. Andrew Parish, Norbrook is without a doubt one of our most affluent neighbourhoods. The neighbourhood boasts sprawling mansions, gated communities, and lush, well-manicured gardens. Norbrook offers residents a serene and secure environment, with breathtaking views of the Kingston skyline and the Caribbean Sea. The neighbourhood is also home to several prominent Jamaican celebrities and business tycoons.

2. Cherry Gardens

Adjacent to Norbrook, Cherry Gardens is another affluent neighbourhood in the St. Andrew Parish. This upscale area features elegant homes, beautifully landscaped gardens, and tree-lined streets. Cherry Gardens is renowned for its prestigious addresses and the opulent lifestyle it offers. It is a popular choice among diplomats, politicians, and business magnates who seek exclusivity and privacy.

3. Beverly Hills

Situated in the hills of Kingston, Beverly Hills is a coveted neighbourhood known for its luxurious properties and panoramic views of the city. The area is characterized by its upscale homes, gated communities, and top-tier security. Beverly Hills is perfect for you if you are looking for an area that attracts wealthy residents who desire a tranquil living environment while remaining close to the heart of Jamaica's capital.

4. Jack's Hill

Jack's Hill is another well-known upscale community perched on the hills overlooking Kingston. This neighbourhood is famous for its stunning views, cool climate, and luxurious homes. It has long been a preferred choice for the elite, including musicians, artists, and professionals. The tranquil atmosphere and proximity to Kingston's amenities make Jack's Hill an ideal location for those seeking a high-end lifestyle.

5. Tryall Club

Located in Hanover Parish on the northwestern coast of Jamaica, the Tryall Club is a world-renowned luxury resort and residential community. This exclusive enclave offers residents access to a private golf course, beach club, spa, and various other amenities. The Tryall Club is the perfect haven if you are looking for a secluded and upscale retreat on our island. Most homes, many of which are vacation homes, have stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and a storied championship golf course. Homes can cost as little as USD$500,000 for a one-bedroom villa or as much as USD$7.5 million, which may be the highest price in all of Jamaica.

6. Ironshore

In Montego Bay, Ironshore is one of the most sought-after neighbourhoods that combines luxury living with proximity to the city's attractions. Ironshore boasts upscale resorts, gated communities, and waterfront properties. It is a popular choice for both residents and vacation homeowners looking to enjoy the beauty of Montego Bay.

7. Kingston 6 (Barbican)

Kingston 6, often referred to as Barbican is another affluent area in our capital city. This neighbourhood offers a mix of upscale homes, condominiums, and townhouses. With its central location, residents of Kingston 6 enjoy easy access to shopping, dining, and cultural activities while living in a comfortable and prestigious setting.

8. The Lagoons

The Lagoons is a peninsular neighbourhood with a collection of opulent residences and flats near the Montego Bay Yacht Club. Tennis courts, a fitness facility, a communal outdoor swimming pool, and 24-hour security are all available in the area. Some of the most costly residences can be valued as high as $3.25 million, while quarter-acre lots start at US$500,000. This area of Montego Bay is one of the most sought-after in the western part of the city since it is close to high-end restaurants, pubs, and other projects. 

These are some of our wealthiest neighbourhoods and they offer a glimpse into a life of luxury and exclusivity amid our island's natural beauty and rich culture. From the tranquil hills of Norbrook to the coastal elegance of Tryall Club, these neighbourhoods cater to the desires of the affluent and provide an unmatched standard of living. Whether you're seeking panoramic views, lush gardens, or upscale amenities, these are some of our neighbourhoods that have it all.

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  1. Jamaicaโ€™s Most Affluent Neighbourhoods. (2023, August 16). PanamericanWorld.
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