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15Aug
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How We Got Started

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  • basicschools, edutourism, Jamaica, RADA, service, servicelearning, student, travel, traveler, vacation, volunteer, voluntourism, WCJF
What’s in a name? Initially a joint family effort, Carleva Bay was born of a need to accommodate our students groups in Jamaica. Nelson and Novella—partners in life and service—purchased the former vacation home of a surfer. They decided to name the house after their mothers, an amalgamation of their given names, Carla and Eva. […]
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06Aug
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Discovering Jamaica Through Its Beaches

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  • beaches, booking, itinerary, Jamaica, Nature, reservation, tourism, travel, traveler, vacation, vacationrental, villa, voluntourism
One thing we won’t shy away from is the beauty of our beaches. From white and black sandy shores, to a secluded island a mere boat ride from the city, Jamaica has a beach to serve each of your preferences. Yallahs Bay Shores You can bet that we’re definitely biased on this one. Rocking on […]
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23Jul
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Morning Rituals by the Sea

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  • accommodations, Caribbean, Carleva Bay, Jamaica, jogging, retreat, travel, villa rental, Yallahs Salt Ponds
Morning rituals. Vacation routines or weekend getaways. Pick a locale and subscribe to its unique subset of pleasures. Café culture in Paris. Morning espresso and brioche in Italy. Dim sum weekends in Hong Kong, waving your hands in a packed restaurant, desperately trying to catch the attention of your server. These are shared cultural and […]
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02Jul
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Island Life, Mon: A Guide to the Fusion Cuisine of Jamaica

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  • Carleva Bay, Jamaica, Jamaican cooking, Jamaican cuisine, Jamaican home cooking, Jamaican jerk, Jamaican recipes, jerk chicken recipe
Open a food app in New York City, skim the food section of a Lonely Planet guide, and chances are you’ll be inducted into a world of multi-hyphenates. In Montreal, butter chicken poutine combines Indian flavours with the classic Quebecois dish of fries, gravy and cheese curds. San Francisco is home to the original Sushiritto, […]
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25Jun
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Welcome! We are Carleva Bay

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  • Carleva Bay, edu-tourism, edutourism, Jamaica, retreat, travel, traveler, vacation, villa rental, Yallahs, Yallahs Salt Ponds
Carleva Bay is beachside villa on the South Coast of Jamaica, in the Parish of St. Thomas, located 30-45 minutes east of Kingston. The Carleva Center is not a hotel. Nor do we see ourselves as a hostel, dormitory, or share-house. We strive to aim further, reach farther than mere brick and mortar. The Carleva […]
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