Corporate Retreat in Jamaica: Rent a villa

A Brilliant Idea for A Small Business Meeting or Corporate Retreat in Jamaica That Your Accountant Will Love

Why brainstorm here when you could have a corporate retreat in Jamaica at a villa

Getting out of the office could really do wonders to get your creative juices flowing.

You could spend a few days having your meeting at a local hotel.

Or, you could choose to really get away from the office and have your next corporate retreat in Jamaica, especially if your colleagues work in different cities and you are tired of connecting over Skype or Facetime.

6 reasons to have your business meeting in Jamaica?

  1. Jamaica is easy to get to. Direct flights are available from many airports. This means less hassle getting there and more likelihood for reasonable airfares.
  2. It is an easy vacation even for those who have never left the country before. With few exceptions, citizens of most countries don’t need visas. No vaccinations are needed either.
  3. Jamaica has very diverse attractions to serve guests of all ages and interests. Guess again if you thought Jamaica was just for lovers of the beach, rum, reggae, or reefer! You will have wonderful options for your downtime.
  4. English is the primary language so communication is easy.
  5. The US dollar is strong there so your money goes a little further.
  6. A 1981 tax treaty makes meetings in Jamaica tax-deductible, just like in the USA. Check with your accountant! What a bonus!

Thinking of having a business or corporate retreat in Jamaica? Here is why your company should book a Jamaica villa vacation rental.

Many people often think of vacation rentals as little places where families go for holidays. If that is your mindset, think again.

The market has totally changed. Some vacation rentals are mini-mansions and can easily hold over a dozen people in comfort and style, style for which you would pay dearly at a hotel.

Some Jamaica villas offer space galore. Perfect for a corporate retreat in Jamaica

Vacation rentals are becoming more and more common among leisure travelers; but, even companies are jumping on the bandwagon and taking advantage of the trend.

How renting a Jamaica villa for a business or corporate retreat can help skyrocket employee satisfaction and boost productivity

For many people these days, job satisfaction isn’t just about salary. It’s about feeling valued and cared for. Employees want to feel that their work makes a difference and that they are valued.

Think of the lame team building exercises you do at the office that make everyone groan inside. How about some team building with feeling, with purpose?

Imagine how your executive team would feel if you took them off to a luxury vacation rental for a retreat. Imagine the benefits of relaxation combined with creative thinking. Score!

The right Jamaica villa will have multiple team building options for your corporate retreat

In such a relaxed environment, camaraderie and morale have no option but to improve. It is amazing how much working relationships will improve when people know each other better.

And there are other advantages to renting a vacation rental over a hotel …

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1. Renting a vacation rental usually saves you money over a hotel of comparable standard.

A corporate retreat at a Jamaica villa can be surprisingly cost-effective. In nearly every industry, profit margins are decreasing. We all have to do less with more. Somehow going away to a vacation rental seems more like being good stewards of the company’s finances than renting a bunch of rooms at a fancy hotel.

2. Villas give you privacy without distractions.

Perhaps the coolest thing is that the entire property would be for your group’s exclusive use. Your privacy is assured. If you are discussing confidential business matters, who cares. It’s just your group.

3. Villas allow for more flexibility than hotels.

It is so much easier to determine your schedule at a villa rental than at a hotel where the schedule would be largely determined by the hours of their conference center.

So what are you worried about?

Don’t worry. Renting a vacation rental and planning a business retreat is not more difficult than at a hotel.

And no, no one will be assigned to cleaning, cooking, or dishwashing duties. That is why you would be renting a staffed Jamaica vacation villa rental. The staff makes sure you have no mundane tasks to do and you can focus on accomplishing your goals for the retreat.

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As you consider possible villas for your corporate retreat in Jamaica, here is a cheat sheet of must-haves.

Must-haves at a villa for a corporate retreat in Jamaica:

Pin this: What you should look for in a villa for your next small business retreat in Jamaica
  1. Large size … not just many bedrooms; but, large in terms of square footage
  2. Multiple bedrooms with adequate beds and private baths to host your group
  3. Multiple private areas for meetings and breakout sessions while still providing adequate personal space
  4. Multiple on-site amenities such as WiFi pool, hot tub, gym, tennis, and spa to capture the interest of diverse groups
  5. Arrangements for meals … such as a private villa chef!
  6. On-site staff support
  7. Local management
  8. Close to local attractions for sightseeing and exploring
  9. Arrangement for transportation, spa services or other desired services

Contact us today to learn more about how the almost 11,000 sq. ft., 8BR/7BA, Mais Oui Tennis & Spa Villa in Discovery Bay can help you have a successful business or corporate retreat in Jamaica. We would love to host your group. 

Til next time. Think and dream Jamaica!

Sherry, Darrell, and Darrian

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This article was first published on 8/28/2016 and was most recently updated on 1/20/2019.

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About the Author Sherry

Sherry & Darrell, owners of Mais Oui Tennis & Spa Villa in Discovery Bay, Jamaica, consider themselves unofficial ambassadors for Jamaica. They look forward to using their insider knowledge to help guests create priceless vacation memories. Feel free to say hi!

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About the Author Sherry

Sherry & Darrell, owners of Mais Oui Tennis & Spa Villa in Discovery Bay, Jamaica, consider themselves unofficial ambassadors for Jamaica. They look forward to using their insider knowledge to help guests create priceless vacation memories. Feel free to say hi!