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What if a New Jamaican restaurant and hip lounge met and decided to build a post-modern jetsetter treehouse in the Jamaican jungle? Well, they would probably put it on the grounds of the über-trendy Geejam Hotel, the boutique resort so cool it has its own recording studio. And they would bless it with views peeking between the 300-year-old ficus trees across the property’s jungle of palm, breadfruit, soursop, avocado, cashew, plum apple, and star fruit trees to the ocean below.

They would serve Jamaican pub grub at lunch—jerked chicken wraps, mahi mahi sandwiches, Red Stripe–battered fish and chips—and a short menu of simple but delicious mains at dinner such as steak tenderloin, grilled snapper, seafood mellow (in a spicy coconut sauce), and jerk chicken tropicana (deep-fried chicken breast stuffed with callaloo under a zesty passion fruit sauce).

Do not miss Friday nights, when the live music often features legendary mento band The Jolly Boys (whose members, now all in their seventies, are enjoying a second period of fame thanks to Geejam Records).