those visitors who wish to venture out to
the countryside of Negril's outskirts,
we recommend a trip to the Whitehall Guest
House Estate. This site offers an incredible
view of the entire Negril beach to the morass
and the mountains in the distance.
400-year-old building on this 400+ acre
estate is currently undergoing repair
and renovations from a fire, which destroyed
most of it four years ago. But, the original
Italian tiles are in surprisingly good shape
after 400 years. The house originally had
10 bedrooms, kitchens, dining rooms, and
living areas. The current owner is planning
on restoring it to its original condition.
property was originally built and owned
by Robert Parkinson in 1796. Mr. Parkinson
died of Parkinson disease at the age of
42 thereby acquiring the name that we know
today for that terrible disease. Spices,
such as pimento, were grown on the property.
Horses were also bred and raised on the
property. The famous horse, Nonesuch, was
to Whitehall Great House Estate was
provided by "Sammy's Jamaican Tours".