Getting to GoldenEye
From Ian Fleming International Airport
Nothing beats flying into Ian Fleming International. It’s about a seven minute drive from runway to GoldenEye. At present, Ian Fleming has an asphalt surface measuring 5,000 feet and private and commercial aircraft can land easily. It’s a short flight on one of the charter planes that fly between Ian Fleming International, Montego Bay and Kingston. We are happy to arrange flights to Ian Fleming International for you. For more information visit www.ianflemingairport.com.
From Montego Bay Airport
The drive from Montego Bay Airport to GoldenEye takes about an hour and 30 minutes. Driving in Jamaica is on the left-hand side of the road; steering wheels are on the right. This might be why most guests ask that we arrange for a driver to take them to the airport and back.
From Kingston Airport
The drive from Kingston to GoldenEye takes about two hours. Again, we are happy to arrange your transportation.
From the U.S.: Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando, Baltimore / D.C. Metropolitan Area, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, and New York. Plus you can also fly direct from Toronto, Canada.
From Europe: There are more direct daily flights between the U.K. and Jamaica than any other European city. Check for charter flights from: Vienna and Salzburg (Austria); Brussels (Belgium); Prague (Czech Republic); Copenhagen (Denmark); Marseilles and Paris (France); Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich and Berlin (Germany); Athens (Greece); Budapest (Hungary); Milan and Rome (Italy); Amsterdam (Netherlands); Warsaw, Krakow and Gdansk (Poland); Lisbon and Porto (Portugal); Madrid, Bilbao and Barcelona (Spain); Geneva, Basel and Zurich (Switzerland); Moscow (Russia).
Airlines that fly charters to Jamaica during the high season include: Condor (condor.com) from Frankfurt, Air Berlin (airberlin.com) from Dusseldorf (Germany); Jet Air Fly (jetairfly.com) from Brussels (Belgium); Arke Fly (arkefly.com) from Amsterdam (Netherlands); Blue Panorama (blue-panorama.com) and Neos (neosair.it) from Milan, Air Italy (airitaly.com) from Rome (Italy); Look Voyage (lookvoyage.com) from Paris (France).
Car Rental / Driving Directions
There are several reliable car rental companies in Jamaica including Island Car Rentals, Avis and Hertz. Call the front desk to arrange.
Click to print detailed driving instructions from all three airports to GoldenEye (and check out our picks for best places to stop along the way).
Coming in via heli is the best way to take in the serpentine coastline. And the helipad is right on the property. It’s just a 25-minute flight from Montego Bay, and we are, of course, happy to book your flight for you.
18 degrees 24.425 north
These are the coordinates for GoldenEye, given by the Jamaican Coast Guard. Yachts have direct access into Oracabessa Bay, but, of course, your captain knows this as well as immigration and customs procedures.
For U.S., Canadian and U.K. citizens, a valid passport is the only documentation required. As for visitors from other countries, you may need a visa. We are happy to look into requirements and advise you in advance of your visit.