ZIMBALI RETREATS Amazing Hotel Property in Negril, Jamaica Priced: US $3.6M

Profitable Operating Hotel on 7 acres. Partial Owner Financing Available

This getaway in the mountains of Jamaica is Zimbali Retreats; a “true cultural and dining experience unrivalled in Jamaica”. This is a well-established hospitality offering with a strong emphasis on sustainability, Rastafari cuisine and medicine. The hotel sits on seven acres of land in the Canaan Mountains, Westmoreland approximately 30 minutes’ drive from the town of Negril.

For over a decade the current owner-operators have developed Zimbali to include eight rooms and a cooking studio renowned for its farm to table cooking show. It is no surprise that Zimbali has been voted the #1 Restaurant in Jamaica for eight consecutive years by TripAdvisor as the land is teeming with over one thousand fruit trees which are nurtured by a natural spring on the property. As a brand, Zimbali Retreats is globally recognized and offers a high return on investment with space to expand on its earning potential.

Zimbali Retreats (www.zimbaliretreats.com) This land is beautiful with rolling hills, river and spring right on property.Zimbali Retreats is composed of 8 rooms:

  • Main Villa has 2 bedrooms
    and 1 bathroom, a large living space w/ kitchen and a large
    indoor/outdoor deck which overlooks the mountains and farm with separate
    decks off the master bedroom and second room.
  • Mountain Cottage is single (22’ x 24’) studio cottage with bathroom and large deck that overlooks farm and the rising sun.
  • Sweet Love is a single (16’ x 20’) room with 1 queen bed and bathroom and deck that is poolside.
  • Sweet Blue is a single (12’ x 28’) room with queen bed and bathroom w/ deck looking out to the pool.
  • Suite I & II are 2 private rooms that are side by side, both with individual bathrooms and a back porch which overlooks the pool.
  • Bedroom I is a 1 bedroom (20’ x 30’) room w/ living room, fridge, sink and back porch overlooking the pool.

There is also a separate 12’ x 24’ care takers cottage with bathroom and located just beyond the pool.

Expansion Opportunity

The number of rooms on the property can also be easily increased.


  • A bar with 6 stools, Granite counter tops, sink, built in drinks fridge.
  • Stage area for small live shows.
  • Large Storage room w/ freezer and shelving.
  • 16 camera security system installed with DVR.
  • Excellent Internet with fast upload and download speeds. WiFi throughout the property.
  • EXTENSIVE landscaping in the front and inside the retreat including a custom stone wall of over 200 ft. with many palms and is extremely tropical.
  • Meditation Center with stone floor at quietest part of property.
Zimbali boasts an Award Winning Farm to Table Cooking Show in our specially designed "Cooking Studio".
This concept of “Farm to Table” is the only one of its kind on this side of the island and is completely authentic.
The Cooking Show is very well regarded; notable features:
  • Welcome Drink
  • Farm Tour
  • 4 Course Lunch ($80/pp) or 5 Course Dinner ($105/pp) Cooking Show
  • Bottle of Wine per Couple
  • Roundtrip Transport from Negril is just $20/pp (apx 95% of clients select)
  • Typically Sold Out during tourist high season
  • Winner of The Observer Newspaper “Gem of Westmoreland”.
  • 8+ Years and Tripadvisor’s #1 Restaurant for all of Jamaica with 630+ reviews (% star rating).
  • We have contracts with almost all large tour carriers and all hotels.
Zimbali also hosts a “Rasta Farm Tour” that is priced at $65 per person and includes lunch. The Rasta Tour is an “Ital” meal cooked over a wood fire by your host “Fire” at his 35 year farm in the hills nearby. On the way you fill your water bottle at the spring and then go to the river after for a swim. This tour is currently ranked as # 13 of Tours in Negril on Tripadvisor.
Zimbali is 11 years old and holds a 5 star rating on a number of the top review platforms.
Zimbali Highlights:
  • 35k+ followers on Facebook and 17.6k+ on Instagram
  • TPDCo Approved (tourist organization necessary to do legitimate business).
  • Meets all codes: health, fire, security and building.
  • Featured all Jamaica Tourist Board advertising and has been featured on Delta, Southwest and Virgin Airlines as well as Natgeo and many other globally recognized and respected publications.
  • Listed on major travel websites (including Expedia.com, Booking.com, Tripadvisor, Negril.com and others)
  • Rated #1 in its category on TripAdvisor with over 290 reviews and has a FIVE STAR rating
  • 5 Star Rating on Flipkey with over 192 reviews.
  • Awarded "Excellence Award" from 2011-2022 on both Tripadvisor and Flipkey
  • Excellent reputation locally, regionally and internationally.
  • Cooking Show is rated 5 Star with 725+ reviews on Tripadvisor.
  • Restaurant has been ranked #1 in Jamaica for the past 8 years.
  • Holds a coveted 5 Star rating from Eco-Hotels of the World and the highest rating from ResponsibleTravel.com.
Financial Highlights
  • Company is profitable for the past 13 years (including during Covid)
  • Debt free.
  • OpEx under $3000 / month