Dive Into Negril’s Cliffs and Sunsets
There’s something special about Negril that endears it to the multitude of repeat visitors who keep coming back for more. Whether it’s the spectacular sunsets, the cool and casual laid back atmosphere, the buzzing nightlife, or the wide variety of breathtaking natural attractions, thrilling adventures, and comforting food options on offer, Negril is a favorite for many.
Dubbed the “Capital of Casual,” Negril is famous for its seven-mile beach, its strikingly beautiful rocky coastline cliffs towering over blue and green gemstone-colored waves crashing below, its fresh and flavourful seafood, and the distinctly Jamaican “no problem man” vibe.
Spending a few nights in Negril will see you experiencing nature at its most remarkable and making memories that will last a lifetime.
Hotels in Negril Jamaica
With its ability to attract folks from all walks of life to its shores, Negril features accommodation types to suit all travelers, from the debonair and discerning to the uncomplicated beach bum to the one seeking an all-natural eco-friendly environment.
The Azul Beach Resort is an ultra-chic modern resort boasting 200 contemporary rooms, some with swim-up pools, 5 world-class restaurants, live entertainment, and activities for kids and adults alike. On its exquisitely lush and regal beachfront property, you will find a modern spa, yoga classes, Caribbean dance, and tai chi classes, land and water sporting activities, and more. Honeymooners will love the tucked-away adult-only sections of this sprawling estate that will no doubt spark the embers of their burning romance.
Experience luxurious rooms and palatial amenities while enjoying the most spectacular sunsets and tropical ocean views from the comfort of your room.
Another accommodation option in the whimsical town of Negril for your unforgettable vacation is Sunset at the Palms. This is an all-inclusive resort steeped in lush vegetation as the property is home to over 16 types of palms among other beautiful varieties of flora. You’ll love your stay here in unique Asian-inspired tree-top or standard rooms that are far from basic. The property features 3 restaurants and a beach bar on its private slice of Negril beach for guests to enjoy.
Over on the West End of Negril where the coastline is rocky and high above the sea perches The Cliff Hotel. This hotel offers breathtaking views of the sparkling crystal clear water crashing into the rocks below. These crashing waves have over the years carved out the hotel’s own private salt-water pool where guests love to flock to watch the sunset. Spend your days at the swim-up bar or enjoying a variety of games and activities held on the manicured lawns of the pristinely kept grounds. Head to the spa to indulge in a luxurious retreat and then take a bite of scrumptious authentic Jamaican meals at the onsite restaurant.
Country Country offers beachfront accommodations to the budget traveler still wanting to experience the best of Negril. The rustic, well-appointed property offers several garden rooms steps away from the beach. This hotel is located within a very short walking distance to some of Negril’s most popular spots. Enjoy the pool area and the homestyle meals at the Country Peppa Restaurant while making this your base to see and experience all Negril has to offer.
For those who seek more unique accommodations, go off the beaten path to enjoy nature at Zimbali Culinary Retreats. Just 20 minutes outside of Negril, this retreat venue features a 7-acre organic farm, rivers, and springs where visitors may take a cool and refreshing dip and ital cooking classes in the hillside with the resident Rastafarian chef. Stay on the property in comfortable rooms and enjoy the award-winning farm-to-table meals and kid-friendly activities on offer.
Negril Restaurants and Attractions
Adrenaline junkies must schedule a visit to Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park. You will be afforded the opportunity to race exotic cars in their 2-mile circuit and drag racing facility outfitted with adequate runoffs and traps for inexperienced racers.
This attraction also offers ATV rides to the mineral spring and out to the beach, horseback adventures, ziplining, a Safari Tour, and the largest goat farm in Jamaica, just in case you wanted a cuddle and some cute photos in between your exciting activities. A restaurant and gift shop rounds out the list of offerings at Jamwest, though the attraction continues to expand.
A visit to Negril is not complete without an afternoon spent at the iconic Rick’s Cafe. Known for dare-defying cliff dives and the most amazing sunset views ever, this open-air sports bar is the perfect place to unwind and dance the night away. The DJ will keep you entertained while the cliff divers entertain you and encourage you to take a jump yourself. Boat rides leave from Rick’s offering gorgeous views of Negril from a different perspective. Enjoy the tropical atmosphere, rum punch in hand, jerk chicken wings satisfying your appetite as you tick off another bucket-list adventure on your Negril must-see list.