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Castle Garden lies 2miles from Port Maria and just below Noel Cowards Firefly.
It has a intersting history with many celebratites,artists & writers making their home around the area...These are just a few...

Noel Coward's Firefly
& Blue Harbour
& Henry Morgans 'Lookout'

Sitting above our home on a hillside looking out at the stunning view of Cabrita Island & the bay of Port Maria is Firefly...Once owned by the pirate & later Governer of Jamaica, Cpt: Henry Morgan...Firefly is still as Noel left it, you can wander the rooms & garden's...His hand carved 4 poster bed was a gift from Ian 'James Bond' Fleming, who lived down the road at Golden Eye..
His first home, now Blue Harbour Hotel, sits to the left of our beach. This was where Noel's famous guests would stay & relax..Greta garbo, Sean Connery,Liz Taylor,Richard Burton, Princess Margette & more have all been house guests of Noel's & visitors to beautiful Castle Garden & Port Maria...
Cpt: Morgans House is now the bar & gift shop...
Jimmy Adams - Cricketer
If you hate cricket, this won't mean a thing!
But Jimmy Adams, ex West Indies captain & renowned player was born here in 1960 & his house is just down the road. This left handed batsman has also played for Nottingshire in England...His father is Dr.Adams who still runs the local surgery & his Mum is the district nurse...so if you do get sick on your visit Dr.Adams will make sure you don't get 'licked for six'!!
Historical sights
This church was built in 1861 & sits across the road from the old Court house where Edward Bustamanti was tried. Rita Marley built a recording studio here & there are other hidden gems from the sugar era..
Captain Mike
Cpt:Mike a local fisherman, offers boat & fishing trips...Take a ride out to Cabrita Island where Countryman was filmed or to Strawberry Fields,James Bond Beach, the choice is yours...Cpt.Mike & crew race the boat in the Regatta on Pagge beach every June..
Pagge Beach
Pagge Beach is a mile of soft firm sand & beautiful warm clean water...
Relax on this rustic beach with its fishing boats & laid back locals...

Kids enjoy a game of beach cricket
Arawak Museum
Ras. Errol Henry runs a small but well stocked museum on the Arawak/Tainwo Indians..
All the artifacts were found on his property where there is also a cave & Zabitabi stone that glows at sunset!