Jamaica is ideal for your dream destination wedding and it also makes the perfect choice for a honeymoon for all types of couples. The question is what is the best honeymoon hotel in Jamaica for you? Whether you choose to say ‘I do’ in Jamaica and stay on for the honeymoon, or you visit Jamaica for your private celebration with the love of your life after the ceremony, there are great honeymoon choices for every taste. Maybe you’re aiming for a high end, discreet luxury hotel where you can shut the world away like Geejam in Portland, or your tastes lean more towards a destination like Half Moon in Montego Bay, where you’ll never run out of things to do and find a new dining experience every night.
Here are a few suggestions that are sure to appeal to almost anyone looking for their idea of the perfect destination honeymoon in Jamaica.
The Caves is the perfect Jamaican destination wedding and honeymoon in one. There are only 11 of the spacious, private and colourful cottages at this gorgeous cliffside setting. After you say ‘I do’, stay right where you are, you can’t get any more romantic than this. Wake up together in a fairy tale cottage, swim in cerulean blue waters all day and then enjoy a private view of the famous Negril sunset from a bubbling Jacuzzi, champagne in hand. Partake of a candlelit dinner for two with an all-inclusive menu, made to order, in the magical setting of the caves below. Another guarantee of the ideal private interlude is the ‘no guests under 17’ policy, helping make this a top honeymoon choice.
High walls and lush vegetation screen this romantic haven from prying eyes. Five modern villas offer the ultimate lover’s getaway. Each villa offers stunning views with the utmost privacy, with 24 hour room service just a phone call away. Your villa cell phone also connects you to every service on the property, from a staff driver to the actual owner of the hotel. With no communal pool, lobby, or front desk, couples can get lost in their own little story set in a stunning tropical paradise. Service is by request only, and couples can indulge in movie marathons and in-room massages for two. Beautiful Frenchman’s Cove, voted as one of the top beaches in the world, is only 10 minutes away. The ultra-luxurious amenities, intimate setting, discretion and privacy make this resort the ideal hotel for honeymooning in Jamaica.
GoldenEye Hotel & Resort
This super hip boutique resort is built around the former home of Ian Fleming, author of the 14 best-selling James Bond novels, which are the basis of the iconic block buster Hollywood films. The 21-room GoldenEye is one of the most unique vacation spots in Jamaica. The luxurious resort is a premier honeymoon pick, with stunning cottages, each with its own character, and splendid villas overlooking a private beach and lagoon. Romantic moments are around every corner, from the secluded accommodations with the unique outdoor showers big enough for two, to dinners gazing out at the Caribbean Sea or at each other. A range of activities meant for two are offered with things to do on or under the water as well as romantic couples massages in the award winning FieldSpa and more.
A great honeymoon choice for those who want to play and not leave the hotel once they arrive in Jamaica, Half Moon probably is the answer to most honeymooning couples’ tastes. The 400 room resort has its own shopping mall and even a private dolphin lagoon. The more than two miles of beach, along with the option for romantic secluded bungalows spread over the 400 acres, means that you can get the romance and intimacy you crave with every amenity of the bigger all-inclusive resorts. This is a perfect choice for lovers who also love food; five individually themed gourmet restaurants on the premises –along with the main all-inclusive dining options and private dining amenities– means that honeymooners are unlikely to ever tire of the menu.
Jamaica Inn still has the quintessential charm of the 1950s when it was first opened. Large, private verandas, soaking tubs in every room, and formal dinner service take you back to the hallmarks of classic romance. The award winning resort features a mix of 47 elegant suites and private cottages, some with sumptuous outdoor showers and private pools. There are no TVs or radios, inviting you to talk to each other, dine in style and disconnect from the world while you connect with each other.., Jamaica Inn’s fabulous beach, non-motorized water sports and acclaimed spa is the perfect choice for those seeking a honeymoon of elegant taste and timeless romance.
Couples Tower Isle
One of four hotels completely dedicated to lovers, Couples Tower Isle is the perfect option for those wanting a slightly more free approach to their honeymoon. With every amenity from SCUBA diving to a great place to dance the night away, these hotels offer a nude beach option. Tower Isle’s signature namesake will be a part of your romantic view of the turquoise, Caribbean Sea in which you’ll spend your days frolicking. Jump on the pontoon boat and get whisked across to the island where you and your significant other will disrobe and get to hand out on the beach and in their swim up bar as free as you can possibly be. It won’t really matter if others are there, you’ll probably only have eyes for each other anyway. You’ll connect and discover a whole new level of freedom and intimacy for the beginning of your brand new life together, with an exceptionally memorable honeymoon experience.
Jakes Hotel, Villas & Spa
Jakes is a bohemian’s honeymoon dream. Low-key with only 26 rooms, this is a slightly less expensive boutique option for a couples post-wedding getaway. The very location of the hotel will appeal to a couples’ desire to escape to a secluded tropical paradise setting. The lesser developed South Coast means that there is nothing to intrude on your idyllic romantic honeymoon. The friendly but laid-back resort is the perfect choice for couples seeking to chill out and experience a more unique side of Jamaica. With harvest to table meals every full moon, health & wellness activities and retreats, painting workshops and their secluded private villas, Jakes is a truly uniquely memorable honeymoon spot.
Round Hill Hotel & Villas
This is the honeymoon location for those seeking the quiet luxury of a private villa with every amenity of an all-inclusive. The tropical paradise getaway of royalty and the jet set for decades, Round Hill’s secluded location, meticulous gardens, designer villas, and refined service make it ideal for honeymooners. There are 36 oceanfront hotel rooms designed by Ralph Lauren and 27 private villas spread across the 30 acre property. Get lost in a bubble where only the two of you exist unless you call on the excellent and discreet staff. Many of the villas have hot tubs, and all are designed to offer a romantic private view of the sun as it sets. The spa is set on a private quiet part of the resort and the food served on the main dining verandah with a view of the ocean is an experience of love all on its own.
This laid back, fairly inexpensive and secluded resort is a taste of the romantic nature of Negril from its bohemian heyday. 15 beautiful stonewalled thatched cottages with verandahs that overlook lush gardens and the Caribbean Sea, sit on the edge of the famous West End Cliffs. The various rooms and cottages offer the perfect setting for a relaxed and intimate beginning to your journey as a married couple. Beach vibes abound with nearby bars playing lilting Jamaican reggae through the night, if you can manage to tear yourselves away from the level of relaxation you’re sure to achieve here. The resort’s personalized service and signature canopied beds of their upscale style of Caribbean décor, along with no TVs to distract you from each other, allow you to spend your entire honeymoon tucked away in a bubble of togetherness.
Sandals Royal Plantation
The ultimate all-inclusive that is synonymous with romance, the Sandals name is recognized all over the world for doing nothing but catering to couples in love. Have your destination wedding and honeymoon all in one with a myriad of breathtaking locations to say ‘I do’ in, each more captivating that the last. Then stay for your honeymoon and be prepared to be pampered. The Royal Plantation has a reputation for extremely attentive service within the property’s sumptuous surroundings and the resort of course offers more amenities than you could possibly do in just one visit. This means there is always some new adventure to have together, creating another memory of your dream honeymoon in Jamaica. Spacious suites with incredible views and every modern amenity are the standard fare here. More luxury awaits when you request your own private butler, a suite with your own private Jacuzzi, private romantic dinners and so much more. If all you want to focus on is each other, then this is the perfect honeymoon choice.
A former coffee plantation, Strawberry Hill is one of the most romantic places to stay when vacationing in Kingston. Hidden in the steep and winding hills of Jamaica’s famous Blue Mountains, this colonial style hideaway offers fantastic views of the city below. The resort offers plenty of intimacy and privacy, with just 12 cottages on more than 26 acres. If you are looking for the perfect romantic getaway and aren’t much of a beach lover, then you may find your slice of paradise right here. A luxurious spa, infinity pool and restaurant on a breezy wrap around veranda, will instantly create a relaxed feeling and allow you to reconnect to nature, and each other. Your biggest decision will be which aspect of this property to indulge in next to help make yours the ultimate dream honeymoon.
Sunset at the Palms
This Negril resort is one of Jamaica’s most intimate all-inclusives and perfect for a honeymoon getaway. All 65 rooms will keep your feet off the ground in their romantic treehouses with massive private balconies. The dark, Bali-style décor and luxurious slate bathrooms invite couples to never leave these romantic sanctuaries in the sky, however the resort offers many things to entice you and your love from your room. Dinner is served by candlelight, and the resort’s chef is renowned for his inventive cuisine. Although the resort is not on the same side of the street as its own private beach, its gorgeous, lushly-landscaped gardens are extra private and perfect for intimate romantic strolls hand in hand.