Looking for a last minute gift for family? BeeHive, the Inn’s delightful little gift shop has a wide variety of all things Jamaican: wooden craft items, local pottery, scented organic soaps, seasonings, beach cover ups and more. Our gift shop has a number of authentic Jamaican items that are perfect keepsakes to remember your time with us here in Jamaica or take away as a memento for a loved one. Some of the most popular items include paintings, pottery, small bowls and trays. Today we wanted to highlight some of our favorite items from our local suppliers and artisans.
This is an organic body, hair and skin care line formulated exclusively with ingredients derived from herbal extracts and oils with natural non toxic chemicals. Naniki’s skin-friendly products “inspired by nature” and formulated exclusively with ingredients derived from herbal extracts, organic cocoa butter, organic coconut oil and pure essential oils along with natural non-toxic ingredients to create nourishing natural food for skin and body. Naniki Naturals products are hand crafted nearby in Oracabessa, St Mary. Some of the most popular products include the Shea Butter Exfoliating Foaming Facial Cleanser, Coffee Body Scrub, Sea Salt Body Scrubs and delightfully scented soaps.
Bette of Jamaica
Bette of Jamaica was founded in Ocho Rios in 1974. The company is known for producing beautifully hand crafted batik clothing designs as well as a number of other keepsakes including eye glass holders, beer holders, hair accessories all made in Ocho Rios. Bette of Jamaica’s designs are made using two unique methods, Batik and Thai Dhi. The batik designs are made using waxed cloth that is immersed in dye to make beautiful coloured irregularities in fabric. The Thai Dhai method uses string to to gather and fold fabric that is dipped in dye to make various abstract designs. No two Batik and Thai Dhai designs are alike and serve as the perfect take away gifts for family.
Bette of Jamaica Products
Gallery of West Indian Art
These fun hand carved animals are sourced from the Gallery of West Indian Art now run by Nicole (Nicky) Delisser and her partner Stephan. Nicole, working in collaboration with a number of other talented Jamaican carvers, developed a line of hand-carved, hand-painted wooden animals. These carved animals are known for their bright distinctive colours and white spots, features that have become her trademark. The range of hand-carved wooden items offered by the brand are quite extensive and include trinkets, such as salad bowls, tissue boxes, mirrors, storage trunks and much more.
Gallery of West Indies Art
The gift shop has a myriad of unique items including Walkerswood jerk seasonings and spices, Blue Mountain coffee, swimsuits, craft dolls, toiletries and pottery and paintings from local artists such as Hopeton Cargill . As a part of a special summer promotion, guests this summer who spend $40 US at the gift shop will get $5 US redeemable dollars to spend on gift shop items. Guests can look out for special voucher cards in their rooms.
Walkerswood Seasoning Products
Next time you visit with us be sure to stop by and browse. Nordia and Danecia look forward to welcoming you!