FAQS

Can a retreat at Oneness Wellness really change my life?

Yes, it can and that’s totally the intention, but don’t take our word for it, take a moment to read through the reviews of previous guests .  The space itself and all that we offer at Oneness is designed and geared towards helping you to transform your life ~ with more health, understanding, peace & clarity.  In fact, a Oneness Wellness retreat is the best jump start to change your life.  Oneness Wellness Farm is a place to come to cultivate NEW BEGINNINGS, where to come to Reset ~ You & Your Life… 

We have great RESTART Coaching Retreats to help you speed up progress and an amazing program INVEST IN YOU with additional coaching sessions to keep you on track once you return home.

What really transforms a life?

One empowered choice after the next overtime…  A stay at Oneness teaches you how to make empowered choices in every areas of your life, from the way you start your day, nourish your mind, heart and body, to the way you set life goals, communicate and cultivate better relationships.  Healing, priceless & totally empowering.

What do I need to bring?

Yoga wear, loose and comfortable clothing, preferably white, cotton/natural fiber, a head scarf/cover and shawl for meditation. Yoga mats are provided but feel free to bring your own if you like.

Plus all you need on a Caribbean holiday; beach wear, sun protection, beach towel…

A notebook or journal, walking shoes, camera, flashlight, mosquito repellent or long pants for in the evenings if needed (mosquito nets are on all the beds).

And if after packing, you still have extra luggage space, it’ll be wonderful if you could bring some used children books for our Jamaica Youth Book Club, thank you. 

When is the best time to come?

When you feel, want or need to come…

Can I arrive earlier and stay later?

Yes you can as long as we have availability, no problem.  Check availability.

I am travelling alone, is that OK?

Absolutely, most of our guests are traveling alone and the majority have been women.   We’re here to take care of you and make sure everything about your retreat and time in Jamaica is safe and enjoyable. 

How far is Oneness Wellness from the beach?

We’re 5 minutes away from Boston Bay beach and Long Bay beach, Winefred, SanSan, Blue Lagoon and French Man’s Cove are 10-15min away. 

How is access and transportation?

Access is good, the roads have a few potholes but that’s Jamaica, you just need to take your time if you’re driving yourself.   Route taxis are easily available before night, simply hail up vehicles with red plates. 

What is the closest airport? Do you organize airport transfer?

The closest airport is Kingston Norman Marley, a 90 min. scenic drive along the coast through St Thomas’ parish.

$150 US – Kingston | $250 US – Montego Bay

Montego Bay airport is further away and the drive through the North coast takes 3.5 hrs.

We can arrange your airport transfer, one of our reliable taxi driver will come meet you at the airport of your choice.

Is there a cheaper option to get from the airport to Oneness Wellness Farm?

Yes, Knutsford  Express offers a Luxury Coach service with AC AND Wifi from Montego Bay to Port Antonio via Ocho Rios, and from Kingston via Junction to Port Antonio.  For more information and reservations visit this link, thank you. www.knutsfordexpress.com

If you want to be picked up at The Errol Flynn Marina in Port Antonio, let us know.  Charter $15 USD/$20 USD before 9 am or after 5pm/weekends & bank holidays.

Should I rent a vehicle?

If you want, but it’s not a necessity, there is easy access to Port Antonio the local town, beaches and other tourist attractions.

A short walk down the hill takes you on the main road where you can get route taxis, or you can also charter your own taxi for the day.  We also offer beach shuttle , tours and excursions.

I have never done yoga and I am not a vegetarian, is this place OK for me?

Yes it is no worries, Oneness is a great place to get introduce to yoga and to try it for the first time even ~ and that regardless of your age, size or physical ability.  Classes are enjoyable for beginners and regular practitioners alike.

Our vegetarian cuisine is so delicious, non vegetarians enjoy it as much and many have been known to change their eating habits after their stay here with us.

How much yoga and meditation do we do?

We start the day with  yoga & meditation before breakfast and we then close the day with meditation.  There are many little platforms tucked away throughout the property for you to use at your leisure.

 I see you have an organic farm, is it possible to help out?

Yes of course, we can always do with help on the farm, actually weeding up has been found to be very therapeutic; and machete work can be very empowering and a great detox as you end up sweating so much.  We’ll be happy to show you around the farm and share our little growing tips.

What’s a typical day like?

Oneness Wellness Farm Daily Schedule:
  •      7.30 am   ~   Yoga & Meditation
  •      9 am   ~   Breakfast
  •      6.30 pm   ~   Meditation
  •     7 pm    ~   Dinner
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 What is your cancellation policy?

Coaching, Private Yoga and Retreats are confirmed at the time of purchase.  In the event you need to withdraw from a program/retreat, a credit for any monies paid will be given and may be used for up to 6 months towards any Oneness Wellness Farm retreats, Coaching or Events.  When completing payment transaction, purchaser agrees to abide by cancellation terms set above.

Other things to know

  • We practice energy and water conservation, so we thank you for being conscious of your usage.
  • We have a water osmosis purification system in the kitchen, feel free to fill up your bottle.
  • Remember to unplug devices when not in use especially in case of lightening.
  • We recycle paper & plastic bottles and compost fruits & vegetables peels.
  • Night falls early and quickly, 6pm in the winter season and 7pm in the summer, make sure you give yourself ample time if traveling by taxi or if walking back, carry a flashlight.
  • Any breakages will have to be paid for, thank you.
  • Baby sitting ~ Boat trips ~ Laundry can be arranged.
  • Tours & excursions around the island can also be organized.
  • We have WIFI in all rooms and the surrounding ground.
  • Electrical plugs are both same as in US and the UK.
  • The main house and verandah yoga space are shoes free zone.
  • No meat, no smoking/alcohol on property, thank you.

Getting Here

Oneness Wellness Farm is situated in the heart of Portland, on the East coast of Jamaica.

Money

You can use both USD and JMD, but it’ll be easier to have Jamaican $ when stopping for a fresh coconut water on the roadside or trying to get in a route taxi.  Port Antonio, the local town 20km away has few Cambio, ATM machines and banks dispensing USD and local currency.  We don’t take credit cards on site ~ cash payment only

Local Transportation

Routes taxis or buses (vehicles with a red plate) are cheap and part of the Jamaican experience.   It’ll cost you $220 JMD around $2US to get to any beaches along the way up to Port Antonio.  Boston Bay beach and Long Bay beach are only 5 minutes away so $1US ish.

Any other questions, contact us.

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