5 Magnificent Hotels Which Opened In Jamaica in the Past 12 Months

5 Magnificent Hotels Which Opened In Jamaica in the Past 12 Months

Welcoming more visitors to Jamaica every year and allowing more Jamaicans than ever to enjoy the best of the island, new hotels offer ways to stay and play in the most beautiful vacation locations across the ‘Jewel of the Caribbean’. This past year alone, new properties opened their doors in the beautiful ‘Capital of Casual’, Negril, the thriving second city of Montego Bay and other ‘must visit’ spots in Jamaica. Here are just 5 of those that beckon you to explore the endless pleasure that awaits you in this tropical paradise.

Riu Reggae

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The ambiance of this 5-star group friendly property completely captures the escape we all desire for our vacation in Jamaica. The new, all-inclusive adults-only hotel in Montego Bay boasts 400 fully equipped rooms set in idyllic surroundings and a wide array of services and amenities including concierge service, free Wi-Fi, infinity pools, with a gym and spa. Every room has a minibar, air conditioning and satellite television, as well as many other services. Without leaving the grounds you can take part in an endless number of activities in the day from treatments at the relaxing Renova Spa and exciting watersports, to nighttime entertainment like grand shows and live music with full access to Pacha nightclub at Riu Montego Bay just steps away.

Royalton Blue Waters/Royalton Negril

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Royalton has opened its doors further with two new properties on the island. The first, Royalton Blue Waters, offers the ‘2 for 1’ play and stay option with its sister property Royalton White Sands close by in Falmouth. Every aspect of your stay, from the unlimited à la carte dining to each room’s signature handcrafted DreamBed™, has been carefully designed to deliver a personalized service while you relax in the upscale ambiance, including drifting along on the ‘lazy river’ for a refreshing take on sunbathing at any age.

The Royalton Negril sits on the grounds of the former Grand Lido Negril hotel, luxuriously modern while retaining favourite amenities such as the original private nude beach. With modern room appointments, reservation-free dining at more than six restaurants plus entertainment for any age all located on the infamous 7 mile strip.  These resorts masterfully blend Jamaica’s unique culture with a luxury product featuring top quality service, great attention to detail and exceptional personalized service, each boasting Resort or Diamond Club™ sections, and the added ultimate luxury in the aforementioned adults-only vacation oasis at Hideaway at Royalton Negril.

Breathless Montego Bay

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The newest hotel to invite visitors to play in an adult-only setting is the stunning and resort sure to leave you gasping with pleasure - Breathless Montego Bay Resort & Spa, surrounded by the Marine Park, is a 150-suite resort, half of which offer butler service, all boasting a modern sleek design and state-of-the-art technology including free Wi-Fi and in-room tablets to give you the freedom to lose control. Play on the roof with sweeping views at the rooftop pool and bar, frolic at the beach club, fire pits, cabanas, five bars and lounges, and party the night away at on-property theme parties. Complimentary access to Secrets Wild Orchid and Secrets St. James, enhances your luxury experience with exchange privileges to nine additional restaurants, eight bars and beautiful beaches.

Azul Beach Negril

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Azul Beach Negril is one of the top five-star luxury hotels in Jamaica located on the world famous 7 Mile beach of the resort town of Negril sitting on the  west coast of the island. Featuring the renowned Gourmet Inclusive® Experience by Karisma, this intimate hotel is comprised of 98 suites, each with views of the Caribbean Sea with luxuries such as swim up suites and oversized terraces. 3 swimming pools plus splash park for the little ones, the Azulitos Playhouse and activities for children aged 4 to 12 offer many opportunities for play while, for the grown-ups, play is also there for the taking,  from tennis to non motorized watersports, a spa, fitness centre and of course entertainment. Work with play is also an option here with fabulous meeting spaces and picturesque options for other private events including weddings. The hotel offers innovative cuisine, impeccable service, stylish decor and unique amenities. All guests will also enjoy complete access to the adjacent Azul Sensatori Resort's five-star amenities and services for their further dining and entertainment pleasure.

Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach

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With every one of its 146 rooms and junior suites  boasting views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea and located on a picturesque spot on the inviting north coast of Jamaica,  the new Royal Decameron Cornwall is located a mere 5 minutes from the International Airport in Montego Bay and the bustling shopping and entertainment of the famous 'Hip Strip'. This easy choice for the perfect dream Jamaican vacation offers activities for the kids, and even a mini diving course in the pool all included. Additionally the property offers unfettered access to its sister property Royal Decameron Montego Beach located close by.