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10 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Jamaica

Thinking about going to Jamaica for a getaway, summer vacation, or a romantic honeymoon?

There’s a reason people flock to Jamaica year-round. It’s got a lot going on and it’s just a two-hour flight from mainland U.S.

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From one end of Jamaica to the other, you’ve got a garden of exotic plants, critters that’ll make you do double-takes, jaw-dropping landscapes, and beaches that’ll make you question if you’ve stumbled onto a postcard.

Immerse yourself in a vibrant fusion of reggae beats, delectable cuisine that dances on your taste buds, and a kaleidoscope of colors that paint the island’s every corner.

The adventures are endless, whether you’re exploring hidden waterfalls, diving into turquoise waters, or simply basking in the sun’s embrace on pristine shores.  

It’s not just the views that’ll steal your breath. Nope, it’s the folks, the culture, and the infectious island groove that’ll have you dancing your way back year after year.

NamePhone NumberNumber of ReviewsAverage Rating
Sandals Royal Caribbean+1 888-726-325725764.4 / 5
Iberostar Grand Rose Hall+1 876-680-000043054.8 / 5
Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall+1 876-618-123422874.5 / 5
Hideaway at Royalton Negril+1 876-619-2303272.8 / 5
Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun+52 998 881 760047134.6 / 5
Riu Montego Bay+1 876-940-801058264.1 / 5
Jewel Paradise Cove+1 833-325-393529164.3 / 5
Bahia Principe Luxury Runaway Bay+1 876-908-9552247044.8 / 5
Moon Palace Jamaica+1 800-986-563255894.2 / 5
Jewel Grande Montego Bay+1 833-325-393520214.5 / 5

Jamaica’s 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts

So, where should you stay?

You seriously can’t go wrong with anywhere. But you may prefer one place over another, depending on whether you’re looking for a more laid-back or animated vacation.

Montego Bay is like the OG tourist hub, where families and couples still flock for some of the island’s most epic all-inclusive joints. It’s got a more upbeat city vibe, pulsating with lively energy day and night.

The dazzling mix of urban attractions, dreamy beaches, and vibrant local culture creates a tapestry that never stops weaving its charm.

Then there’s Negril – think small-town vibes, long stretches of pearl-white beach, and a constant boho party. A relaxed atmosphere but a nightlife that’ll knock your flip-flops off.

Here’s our list of spots in Montego Bay or Negril so you can also check them out for yourself!

  1. SANDALS Royal Caribbean
  2. Iberostar Grand Rose Hall
  3. Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall
  4. Hideaway at Royalton Negril
  5. Sunset at the Palms
  6. Riu Montego Bay
  7. Jewel Paradise Cove
  8. Bahia Principe Luxury Runaway Bay
  9. Moon Palace Jamaica
  10. Jewel Grande Montego Bay

Let’s dive in!

01

Sandals Royal Caribbean

Mahoe Cl, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Sandals didn’t just build one – but two – overwater bungalow havens in Jamaica: Montego Bay and Negril.

But let’s zoom in on Montego Bay, a fan favorite for thousands of travelers.

Imagine lounging in your plush, private villa with a pool that practically merges with the crystal-clear waters below.

It’s like your personal slice of Caribbean paradise right outside your door. Dip in and out of the Caribbean waves like it’s your own gigantic bathtub – all day, every day.

Just a quick jaunt away is Sandals Cay – a private beach island that’s practically begging for you to come and explore.

Why We Love It:

Are you ready for a culinary rollercoaster? Brace yourself for unlimited gourmet delights at nine top-notch restaurants. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and those anytime munchies.

Picture yourself with an array of unlimited premium drinks, soaking up the good vibes at five bars, including an amazing swim-up bar. They’ve even got a stocked bar right in your room!

Dive deep with confidence – they’re PADI-Certified for SCUBA diving and fully equipped for aquatic adventures.

And when you’re not exploring the underwater wonders, choose from 8 pools and 6 whirlpools to splash around in.

Fancy some wind in your hair? Grab a Hobie Cat, paddleboard, or kayak and conquer those waves. Snorkeling gear? Check!

Inside Scoop:

Sandals Montego Bay has some of the best deals and offers.

Looking for a spot to tie the knot? When you stay with them for a minimum of 3 nights, they’ll give you a complimentary wedding celebration.

Or if you just got married, score the free Honeymoon Package, valid for your adventures within 30 days of your wedding date!

Need a lift from the airport? They’ve got a comfy arrival lounge for you. And yes, roundtrip airport transfers are all part of the deal.

All those tips, taxes, and gratuities? Those are covered.

Jump on the water taxi for an island-hop to our exclusive offshore paradise.

The Green Side:

At Sandals, they’re all about being one with nature and supporting the local economy!

The Sandals resorts source an impressive 56% of their produce needs from local farmers across their various resort locations.

At Montego Bay specifically, they purchase 90% of their produce needs from local farmers and 59% of their seafood from local sources.

Let’s do the math – that’s about 5.4 million pounds each year of food from local sources, contributing significantly to both the local economy and the freshness of the dining experience for guests.

Travel Time:

Located at Kent Ave, Montego Bay, Jamaica it’s a 9-minute drive from Sangster International Airport.

Ratings:

Sandals Montego Bay offers a paradise of luxury, relaxation, and unparalleled experiences for guests to indulge in. Let the reviews speak for themselves:

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Highest ratings for amenities, staff & service, and cleanliness.

02

Iberostar Grand Rose Hall

Rose Hall Main Road, Little River, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Nestled a breezy 20 minutes from Montego Bay – in the charming coastal nook of Rose Hall – this exceptional adults-only, all-inclusive haven is the epitome of what you’d expect from a top-tier Jamaican resort.

Think pristine beachfront, vast meticulously landscaped grounds, a handpicked selection of 5 top-notch gourmet restaurants, an indulgent full-service spa, environmentally conscious practices, and yes, even in-room butler service.

Why We Love It:

Let’s dive into the yummy stuff.

Get your taste buds ready for a global adventure as the 5 gourmet restaurants at Iberostar Grand Rose Hall dish up flavors from all corners of the world.

The buffet is like a daily carnival of culinary surprises, with unique themes for each day of the week and a grand gala night that’ll knock your socks off.

They’ve got your vino desires covered too, with a lineup of 15 fabulous house wines hailing from Spain, the U.S., Argentina, and Chile.

But that’s just the tip of the wine iceberg – the menu boasts a staggering selection of over 70 wines, so you can sip and savor to your heart’s content.

Also, when those midnight munchies strike, their 24-hour gourmet station is there to indulge your cravings.

Inside Scoop:

Who is Iberostar Grand Rose Hall perfect for, you ask? Well, honeymooners seeking that extra dollop of magic and anyone who craves the lap of luxury within the realm of an all-inclusive.

Your personal butler will roll out the red carpet as they guide you to your super cozy suite, making unpacking a breeze.

Whether it’s fluffing up your pillow to perfection, curating the aromatherapy vibes just for you, or stocking up your minibar with your faves, they’ve got it covered.

Fancy a fancy bath? They’ve got you. Need your laundry saved from despair? They’re on it. Your wish is their command.

Iberostar Grand Rose Hall is the perfect spot for kicking back and unwinding without a hint of worry.

The Green Side:

Iberostar Grand Rose Hall has been working tirelessly on its Wave of Change initiative – a radical tour de force in the world of responsible tourism!

They kicked single-use plastic to the curb in 2020! And as for waste? Well, they’ll be waste-free by 2025! Carbon neutral? They’ll reach that goal by 2030.

All ecosystems that surround the resort’s property will improve in ecological health alongside profitable tourism by 2030.

They’re going to make seafood consumption 100% responsible by 2025.

With more people prioritizing the environment and sustainability, Wave of Change will impact 90% of guests’ stays in 2023 and will be a major driver for why 60% of clients choose Iberostar by 2025.

Travel Time:

Located at Rose Hall Main Road, Montego Bay, Saint James, Jamaica it’s a 13-minute drive from Sangster International Airport.

Ratings:

Iberostar Grand Rose Hall promises guests a truly remarkable escape. Here’s what people say:

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Highest ratings for staff & service as well as cleanliness.

03

Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

Rose Hall Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Get ready to be blown away by the paradise that is Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall – another resort in Montego Bay!

Prepare for a dose of sophistication that’ll have you floating on Caribbean vibes, as this sprawling oasis is all about making your worries vanish with the sea breeze.

With 234 private rooms decked out with terraces, you are sure to be delighted with your room. They’ve also got Swim-up Rooms and Butler Suites for that ultimate pampering touch.

Unleash your inner foodie with unlimited feasting at 10 divine dining spots, and cheers to endless sips – we’re talking top-shelf wines and liquors at 6 chic bars, plus a minibar that’s got your back daily.

Why We Love It:

Dive into a world of endless fun at this tropical oasis!

Ready for adventure? Kayak, ride a catamaran, boogie board those waves, or dive into the deep blue to get up close with sea life while snorkeling.

Flex those muscles in the fitness wonderland – it’s not just about pumping iron! Work up a sweat in our fully decked-out fitness center or join daily classes that’ll have you rocking boot camp cardio and striking poses with beachside yoga.

Feeling like a water workout? Dive into aqua fitness, complete with an aqua gym and water spin.

The fitness center is open 24/7, so you can show those dumbbells who’s boss anytime.

Do you want to get competitive? Check out the daily schedule for epic volleyball showdowns.

If you just want to chill, feel free to spend the day lounging in the spacious pool or swimming up to the IslandZ Bar with poolside seating. Or get cozy beside a floating fire pit while sipping on a mai tai.

Inside Scoop:

Brace yourself for a whirlwind of entertainment that’ll blow your mind. The international artists are ready to dazzle you with mesmerizing dance, music, and theatrical shows.

From the pulsating rhythms of Jamaican street music to mind-boggling acrobatics and the magic of Caribbean steel drums, prepare for a nightly spectacle that’s nothing short of extraordinary.

Pro tip: it can get busy at Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall. Plan ahead and book your dream dinner and fitness center session (especially on weekends).

And hey, if your room’s not doing it for you, don’t be shy – ask to switch rooms or even ask for an upgrade.

The Green Side:

Meet the “Green Guardians” – the Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall team that is making a serious impact.

Every month, department leaders convene to brainstorm the best environmental practices, tightening their grip on the commitment to sustainability.

In 2017, they launched initiatives that elevated awareness and accountability. From a green audit program evaluating each department’s eco-practices to innovative bin solutions for recycling, their dedication is top-notch.

They even introduced a cardboard bailing machine compressing recyclables, while compost waste is transformed into bio-gas for electricity.

But their efforts don’t stop there. They safeguard nesting sites for turtles on their beaches, and their Sea Turtle Protection program engages associates and guests alike.

Travel Time:

Located at Rose Hall Main Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica it’s a 12-minute drive from Sangster International Airport.

Ratings:

Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall is a realm of indulgence, delivering an exceptional retreat for guests to savor.

Here’s what people say:

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Highest ratings for cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, and staff & service.

04

Hideaway at Royalton Negril

Negril, Jamaica

Looking for an extraordinary romantic getaway?

Discover the enchanting realm of Hideaway at Royalton Negril, an exclusive adults-only all-inclusive resort nestled along the shores of Negril.

Unwind with your beloved as you’re enveloped by the breathtaking turquoise sea, right at your doorstep.

Whether it’s heavenly beachside massages, poolside delights, or even seaside waiter service, anticipate a lavish retreat with top-tier service and lavish indulgence throughout your stay.

Why We Love It:

Who’s Hideaway at Royalton Negril best suited for? Couples on the hunt for a stress-free sanctuary to luxuriate in pure rejuvenation.

With 140 beautifully appointed suites, 9 delicious restaurants, 9 bars, and not one but two fabulous outdoor pools – you’re in for a great time.

Feeling like a workout? Get your sweat on at the fitness center or delve into exciting activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, and even a round of basketball.

As if that’s not enough, there’s a full-service spa to pamper your senses and yoga classes for that inner zen.

Tennis enthusiast or beach lover? It’s all here, waiting for you to dive in.

Inside Scoop:

What’s the scoop on what’s included?

We’re talking round-the-clock dining delights, a free-flowing selection of drinks (including domestic beer, cocktails, and top-notch international brands), and access to non-motorized water sports gear that’s itching for adventure.

Oh, and here’s a pro tip: While the Oceanview rooms are a treat, the beach views might not be the best in Negril.

Instead of shelling out for an upgrade, aim high – literally. Ask for a room on a high floor for an even better experience.

The Green Side:

Let’s talk green!

Hideaway at Royalton Negril’s commitment to environmental principles is evident in their efforts and initiatives.

Their broader conservation initiatives encompass energy-efficient measures – such as solar energy, lighting, air conditioning, and appliance usage – as well as low-flow toilets and showerheads.

Additionally, dedicated composting areas have been established to focus on reducing paper consumption throughout the resort.

Travel Time:

Located at Rose Hall Main Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica it’s a 12-minute drive from Sangster International Airport.

Ratings:

Hideaway at Royalton Negril offers a realm of luxury and tranquility, providing guests with an exceptional escape to remember.

Here’s what people say:

Tick

Highest ratings for cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, and staff & service.

05

Sunset at the Palms

Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica

Sunset at the Palms is a true departure from the conventional all-inclusive resorts dotting Jamaica’s shores – it’s a true gem that stands apart from the rest.

Imagine a sanctuary where lush gardens cradle you in serenity, and a breathtaking expanse of white sands is merely a heartbeat away.

Indulge in the embrace of 85 charming and artfully adorned cabanas, each cocooning you in comfort.

Tailored for those who seek solace and cherish nature’s embrace, this ranks among the finest Jamaica all-inclusive resorts, a sanctuary of seclusion.

Why We Love It:

For all you nature lovers out there, this is about as far as it gets from your typical touristy resort.

Indulge in the comfort of intimate “treehouse-style” suites.

Don’t worry though – even though it feels like you’re in the middle of the jungle, you’re not giving up comforts such as air conditioning, robes and slippers, king-sized beds, and stocked mini-fridges.

Spread across 5 acres of tropical beachfront, the resort boasts Asian-inspired furnishings, 4 delectable dining spots, including a swim-up bar, and a trio of bars to choose from.

Dip into the clear waters, delight in live entertainment, pamper yourself with spa treatments, join the weekly cocktail soiree, explore the underwater realm while snorkeling, or venture around on nature walks – it’s all part of the grand experience.

Inside Scoop:

Seeking romance, planning a wedding, or dreaming of a honeymoon? Look no further. This adults-only haven is tailor-made for intimacy and seclusion.

A savvy tip? Request a room toward the back of the property, farthest from the main hub, for the most serene escape.

Also, request a newly renovated room if one is available – trust us, it’s worth a shot.

The Green Side:

Sunset at the Palms is dedicated to embracing sustainability with open arms. Nestled in the midst of a lush, natural garden setting, they are working on implementing sustainability efforts.

Their commitment to eco-friendly practices ensures that every guest can enjoy the beauty of nature while treading lightly on the planet.

Travel Time:

Located at Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Westmoreland, Jamaica, it’s a 90-minute drive from Sangster International Airport.

Ratings:

At Sunset at the Palms, unparalleled tranquility and impeccable service converge to create an unforgettable retreat.

Here’s what people say:

Tick

Highest ratings for eco-friendliness, cleanliness, and staff & service.

06

Riu Montego Bay

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Why We Love It:

Riu Montego Bay features countless options for relaxation and a plethora of dining choices. We highly recommend trying the authentic Jamaican barbeque prepared right on the beach!

Inside Scoop:

Check out the exhilarating Splash Water World water park for memorable fun!

The Green Side:

Committed to social and environmental initiatives, the most recent community highlight by this resort was their blocking off a section of the parking lot for COVID-19 vaccinations.

Travel Time:

It’s a 6-minute drive from Sangster International Airport.

07

Jewel Paradise Cove

Silver Spray, Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Why We Love It:

Apart from being a plush paradise, this resort offers top-shelf wine, making it a perfect backdrop for every wine connoisseur’s dream vacation.

Inside Scoop:

If you book directly on Jewel Paradise Cove’s website, you’ll receive a ton of awesome discounts!

The Green Side:

Jewel Paradise Cove has yet to publish any information about its sustainability efforts.

Travel Time:

It’s a 1-hour and 6-minute drive from Sangster International Airport.

08

Bahia Principe Luxury Runaway Bay

Salt Coopers, Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Why We Love It:

One of the biggest draws that sets Bahia Principe Luxury Runaway Bay apart as an adults-only all-inclusive resort is its commitment to personalizing experiences. And, did we mention the butler service?

Inside Scoop:

Be sure to check availability and you might be able to score a complimentary diving lesson!

The Green Side:

The Grupo Piñero company – which Bahia Principe is a part of – is committed to engaging in environmentally friendly practices and even supports a number of wildlife support initiatives.

Travel Time:

It’s a 57-minute drive from Sangster International Airport.

09

Moon Palace Jamaica

Main St, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Why We Love It:

Moon Palace Jamaica is all-inclusive Caribbean glory at its best. Beyond offering incredible extravagance with a warm, committed staff, this resort is in close proximity to some of the island’s most enchanting natural wonders.

Inside Scoop:

Moon Palace Jamaica is currently offering its “Fall For Caribbean Fun” promotion which gets you up to 45% off your stay!

The Green Side:

The Palace Resorts Group is committed to improving sustainability across its many locations with each passing year.

Travel Time:

It’s a 1-hour and 32-minute drive from Sangster International Airport.

10

Jewel Grande Montego Bay

Rose Hall Main Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Why We Love It:

The private cabanas and top-notch service will make you truly feel like royalty during your Jewel Grande Montego Bay stay.

Inside Scoop:

Book directly through Jewel Grande Montego Bay’s website and you’ll find yourself saving big on your all-inclusive stay.

The Green Side:

Jewel Paradise Cove has yet to share any information about its sustainability efforts.

Travel Time:

It’s a 15-minute drive from Sangster International Airport.

Still Waiting to Book Your Stay in Jamaica?

Is booking an all-inclusive package in Jamaica a good move? Absolutely!

Seriously, these all-inclusive resorts in Jamaica include meals, alcoholic beverages, a whole array of water sports, fitness classes to keep you moving, cultural activities, live entertainment, and more.

If you’re looking for a place beyond Montego Bay or Negril, consider Ocho Rios or Kingston.

At Ocho Rios, nature takes the spotlight. Picture lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls that could be straight out of a movie scene, and a laid-back charm that invites exploration.

Whether you’re kayaking down the tranquil rivers, hiking to breathtaking viewpoints, or immersing yourself in the local crafts scene, Ocho Rios offers a different shade of paradise.

And if you’re after a rendezvous with history and culture, Kingston beckons. This vibrant city pulses with reggae rhythms, museums that tell tales of the past, and a street art scene that’s as vibrant as the island’s spirit.

Thanks for Checking Out Our Guide to the 10 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Jamaica!

Whether you’re dreaming of the perfect honeymoon or embarking on a sun-soaked journey with your thrill-seeking partner, we’re certain that one of the gems on this list will be a great fit.

We hope you enjoy your stay, wherever you end up!

If you’ve enjoyed this expedition through Jamaica’s premier adults-only, all-inclusive havens, don’t keep the treasure to yourself – share this guide with your fellow traveler friends.

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