So you want to stay in Port Antonio like a local? Deep in the heart of the historic peninsula of Titchfield is where you’ll find Ocean Crest Guesthouse. This is one of Port Antonio’s original neighborhoods, just a jaunt down the hill to town. Any and all meals can be arranged with the staff, which gives you an excellent opportunity to sample local fare, in season fruits and vegetables, all bought and prepared as fresh as you could possibly desire. Perhaps you may enjoy venturing into the local Musgrave Market to assist in your grocery shopping. It is an experience worth the effort!
Offering 10 simple rooms, charm, a nice sea view and cool breezes, staying on Titchfield at the Ocean Crest will entice you to embrace the simpler things in life. Perched high on your balcony you will see the happenings and goings on of everyday life below. Residents in the street going to work, school, socializing... it’s a great way to familiarize yourself with the basic everyday culture of Port Antonio. Ocean Crest on Titchfield is perched between the east and west harbours, giving a great view of Navy Island, another Portland landmark. Port Antonio’s military station is also in your neighborhood. Staying at Ocean Crest Guesthouse also offers you a nice walk or inexpensive taxi fare while experiencing downtown Port Antonio where there are shops, restaurants and nightlife.
The Titchfield Peninsula was named a protected Jamaica National Heritage in 1989. It houses the Titchfield High School and the Military Barracks.