Villa 11 – How Stella Got Her Groove Back
The sun is hot and rises early in Jamaica; we learned quickly that we’d need to start very early in the morning in order to beat the heat. As the saying goes, the early bird catches the worm - and we got to watch the beautiful sun rise over the Caribbean Sea each morning.
This particular day we stood on the patio at Villa 11 and watched over the ocean as the sky turned from grey to pink to blue. We were told that Villa 11 has been used as the set for many movies, shows, and other productions – one of which being “How Stella Got Her Groove Back”. In fact, the entire movie was shot at Round Hill. There was no question as to why they had chosen this location – it was absolutely breath taking!
We walked up a set of clean, white steps to an infinity pool looking out over the beautiful greenery and turquoise ocean. The pink, red, and orange gardens at this villa contrasted beautifully with the blue sky, turquoise water and crisp, clean architecture. The living room to this villa is neither indoor nor outdoor; a small roof protects the beautiful furniture from potential rainfall, however the walls are comprised of the scenic rainforest and surrounding villas.
Day 1 was a success. We took full advantage of this beautiful location and managed to shoot 4 workouts here.