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13 May

Discover The Best Jamaican Beach Resorts

Jamaican beach

Finding the right hotel for your Jamaican holiday

Whether you’re looking for a luxurious all-inclusive resort, or a romantic secluded getaway, Jamaica has some great beach resorts to choose from. We’ve rounded up some of the best.

With pristine white sands, crystal clear seas, tropical forests and a laid-back, relaxed vibe, it’s little wonder that Jamaica is a favourite with tourists from all over the world.

When it comes to accommodation, Jamaica has an abundance of beach-front resorts. There is something to suit everybody, whether you want a large all-inclusive resort with lots of facilities, or something a bit more secluded and low key.  We’ve rounded up some of the best beach-front hotel options for your trip to this beautiful Caribbean island.

GoldenEye Hotel & Resort

As the name suggests, the GoldenEye Hotel and Resort is a trendy and luxurious resort that has a ‘Bond’ connection – it is the former home of Ian Fleming and is where he wrote all of his James Bond novels. As well as a rich history, this hotel also has plenty to offer visitors including two swimming pools, a private beach and lagoon, a programme of on-site activities, two restaurants and even a treehouse spa.

Couples Negril

Couples Negril is an adults-only resorts, which is perfect if you’re looking for a romantic getaway. There are plenty to choose from in Jamaica, but Couples Negril, overlooking Bloody Bay, is a particularly good example. This cosy and serene resort is set in tranquil gardens and boasts modern rooms, a private beach,great facilities such as swimming pools, a health spa and a swim-up bar. There are also plenty of activities on offer and couples massage classes.


Jakes Hotel is located on the island’s relatively undeveloped south coast, this intimate boutique resort is perfect for holidaymakers looking for a quiet and relaxing break. All of the cottages and guest rooms offer views of either the sea or the beautifully landscaped gardens, and some boast additional features such as rooftop terraces or outdoor showers. Resort guests can enjoy facilities such as a cocktail bar, seawater swimming pool, and on-site spa. The resort also has its own private section of beach, complete with coral reefs and plenty of tropical fish to delight snorkelers.

Franklyn D Resort & Spa

The Franklyn D Resort & Spa in Runway Bay on the north coast of the island, is a great destination for families. It’s impossible to get bored at this all-inclusive resort which features something for everybody – from 5-star restaurants and private beaches, to onsite recreation activities including beach volleyball, kayaking and scuba diving. And if this isn’t enough, just outside of the resort you will also find activities such as horse riding, golfing and rafting. We also offer additional golf cover which can be added to your policy. Check terms and conditions of policy.

Half Moon, a RockResort

This timeless and luxurious 400 acre property sits on a beautiful 2 mile stretch of sand in Montego Bay. The resort is known for its high quality food and attentive service, it has attracted many well-known visitors including rapper 50 Cent and even the Queen! Guests also have a large list of activities to choose from, including water sports, horse riding and golfing. Please check terms and conditions.

Jackie’s on the Reef

For health conscious holidaymakers, Jackie’s on the Reef is the perfect option. Situated on a secluded beach at the west end of Negril, this small but perfectly formed eco-friendly spa resort is focused on mindfulness, well-being and rejuvenation. Guests can enjoy a menu of healthy organic meals, as well as taking their pick from a programme of spa treatments, yoga and meditation classes.

From sprawling luxurious resorts to cosy boutique guest houses, Jamaica has a huge array of options when it comes to accommodation. And with a bit of research, you’re sure to find a resort that is perfect for you. As with any trip, make sure you take out a good worldwide travel insurance policy before you travel for a worry-free holiday that makes the most of everything this spectacular island has to offer.

Avanti offers cover for a wide variety of sports and activities for when you’re away on your holiday. Please make sure you check the terms and conditions of the policy before you travel.