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The Best Jamaica All Inclusive Resorts

The 10 Best All Inclusive Resorts in Jamaica

Last Updated on June 18, 2024 ⋅ Written by Laura Schulthies ⋅ Edited by Daniel Mode

Jamaica All Inclusive Resorts
Jamaica All Inclusive Resorts

Welcome to Jamaica

Welcome to the ultimate guide to Jamaica all inclusive resorts! Known for its reggae music, delicious cuisine, and laid-back vibe, Jamaica is a tropical paradise that offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With its stunning beaches, lush rainforests, and breathtaking waterfalls, Jamaica is a dream destination for travelers seeking adventure and relaxation. In this guide, we will explore the best all inclusive resorts in Jamaica. The first ever all inclusive package was launched in Jamaica during the 1970s, making their hospitality and generous amenities some of the best in the world. So, whether you’re looking for a family-friendly resort or a romantic adults-only retreat, we’ve got you covered with this list of the best all inclusive resorts in Jamaica!

Welcome to the ultimate guide to Jamaica all inclusive resorts! Known for its reggae music, delicious cuisine, and laid-back vibe, Jamaica is a tropical paradise that offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With its stunning beaches, lush rainforests, and breathtaking waterfalls, Jamaica is a dream destination for travelers seeking adventure and relaxation. In this guide, we will explore the best all inclusive resorts in Jamaica. The first ever all inclusive package was launched in Jamaica during the 1970s, making their hospitality and generous amenities some of the best in the world. So, whether you’re looking for a family-friendly resort or a romantic adults-only retreat, we’ve got you covered with this list of the best all inclusive resorts in Jamaica!


Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort

Montego Bay

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1. Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island

Sandals resorts never cease to amaze, and this adults only beachfront property in Jamaica is no exception. The Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort offers 2 dozen room categories, including swim-up suites but is famous for its overwater bungalows with glass floors, private plunge pools, spa tubs and Egyptian cotton sheets.

The property is lined with several beaches, and one is even clothing optional. Other amenities include watersports with private instruction and there are several land sports, including croquet. Entertainment is provided daily, as well as parties on the beach. If you’re needing to unwind for a while, visit the Red Lane Spa, which offers premium West Indian massages. Guests can also enjoy the privileges of 2 nearby Sandals locations through the resort exchange program, with complimentary round-trip shuttling services offered between resorts.

Guests can relish the 9 restaurants and 5 bars, including those on the private island. Don’t miss The Jerk Shack for a true Caribbean experience, or try The Bombay Club for amazingly aromatic Indian cuisine.

Why We Love Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort

  • Adults Only
  • 8 Heated Swimming Pools, 6 Whirlpools
  • 9 Restaurants and 5 Bars
  • Overwater Bungalows
  • Luxurious Spa Experiences
  • West Indian Massages
  • Swim-Up Suites Available
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Access to Sandals Montego Bay Restaurants

Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay

Montego Bay

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2. Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay

This adults-only AAA Four Diamond Resort is as enchanting as it sounds. All 350 suites at Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay feature a whirlpool tub, rainfall shower, private balcony and refined colonial decor. However, the esteemed Preferred Club also offers private pools as well as swim-up suites.

Enjoy an infinity pool and 2 additional pools that are exclusive to Preferred Club guests. Secrets Wild Orchid is on a secluded beach that offers non-motorized water sports as well as scuba diving and horseback riding. Additional amenities include daily and nightly entertainment in an open-air theater. The most notable amenity here is the world-class spa, offering several unique features such as mud baths. All guests have free flow access to nearby Secrets St. James, offering two resort experiences for the price of one.

This lively location offers 24-hour dining options and room service. With 10 restaurants and 9 bars, there is a bevy of flavors and spirits to choose from. There is even a swim-up bar featured at the main sunset whirlpool. Enjoy Caribbean cuisine at The Blue Mountain or stop by Barracuda, the open-air beach bar, for a refreshing cocktail.

Why We Love Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay

  • Adults Only
  • Infinity Pool, With 2 Additional Pools For Preferred Club Members
  • 10 Restaurants and 9 Bars
  • Swim-up Suites Available
  • Easy Beach Access To Secluded Beach
  • Access To Secrets St. James
  • Mud Baths
  • Romantic Horseback Riding On The Beach

Azul Beach Resort Negril


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3. Azul Beach Resort Negril

Azul Beach Resort Negril is a five-star family friendly all inclusive resort nestled along Jamaica’s famous Seven Mile Beach. It features amazing ocean-facing suites with balconies or terraces that feature circular-shaped day beds. There are also swim-up suites available that open to the property’s extensive lazy river.

Amenities at Azul Beach include 7 pools, Jamaica’s best beachfront, and live music and entertainment offered day and night. As well as classes for meditation, dance, cooking, massage and basket weaving. If you’re looking to slow down, the Vassa Spa offers nine different treatment suites, including hydrotherapy. A Kids Club with an age-appropriate gym and small waterpark and a range of baby amenities are offered, including cribs and monitors. There is also a teens-only game room for older youth. Water and beach sports are also plentiful.

This location offers 19 restaurants and bars; check out Ackee for a Jamaican style lunch right on the beach. Or try Hua Hin for some contemporary Thai cuisine. Make sure to stop by 1 of the 3 swim-up bars for a refreshing drink poolside.

Why We Love Azul Beach Resort Negril

  • Family Friendly
  • 7 Swimming Pools
  • 19 Restaurants and Bars
  • 3 Poolside Swim Up Bars
  • Opulent Spa Experiences
  • Kids And Teens Clubs
  • Lazy River
  • Dance, Cooking and Basket Weaving Classes

Beaches Negril Resort & Spa


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4. Beaches Negril Resort & Spa

Also along Jamaica’s idyllic Seven Mile Beach is the family friendly Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, featuring both beachfront and oceanfront accommodations. There are 4 categories of luxury suites with up to three bedrooms, including butler suites. Twelve guests are welcome in this tier, making Beaches the perfect location for a family vacation!

The amazing 18,000 sq ft Pirates Island waterpark makes this resort a child’s dream vacation. Additional amenities include 3 community pools perfect for lounging in the Caribbean sun. Kids spaces are offered for every age group, including Sesame Street themed activities, an X-box arcade, and a teens-only nightclub. For a family bonding experience, check out the karaoke and talent shows. You can also enjoy unlimited watersports and land activities, as well as a private candlelight dinner available with reservations.

Beaches Negril Resort & Spa offers 11 international restaurants and bars, each serving Mondavi wines and a bevy of five-star liquors. Try Stew Fish for Jamaican and Caribbean seafood on the beach, and make sure to try the Island Style Brown Stew Fish or the Curried Octopus. Or check out Mariachi for trendy Mexican cuisine.

Why We Love Beaches Negril Resort & Spa

  • Family Friendly
  • 3 Swimming Pools
  • 11 Restaurants and Bars
  • Indulgent Spa Treatments
  • Kids Club And Teen Nightclub
  • PADI Certified Scuba Diving
  • Pirates Island Waterpark
  • Romantic Dinner Options

Excellence Oyster Bay


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5. Excellence Oyster Bay

The name says it all. Excellence Oyster Bay sits on a private peninsula in Jamaica surrounded by mangroves and bioluminescent water. This opulent adults only resort offers the extensive amenities of a large resort yet the tranquil seclusion of a boutique. Ornately furnished suites and beach villas feature private terraces, jacuzzis and/or plunge pools, marble bathrooms, nightly turndown and 24-hour room service.

Amenities include a private beach area, 5 total swimming pools, a whirlpool and a daily hydrotherapy treatment at the Miile Spa. The fitness center features personal trainers and a running trail. Several non-motorized water sports are offered beachside, as well as scuba lessons and deep sea fishing. For increased exclusivity, guests can opt for the Excellence Club package and receive a private check-in, fresh flowers and sparkling wine upon arrival, an expanded room service menu, Bvlgari bath items and complimentary shoe shine.

The 11 restaurants and 7 bars are highly acclaimed and offer both poolside and beachside service. Try The Kitchen Table, where you can enjoy an international buffet daily, or check out The Lobster House, where the seafood is king.

Why We Love Excellence Oyster Bay

  • Adult Only
  • 5 Swimming Pools
  • 11 Restaurants and 7 Bars
  • Swim Up Bar
  • Luxurious Spa Experiences
  • Private Beach Access
  • Hydrotherapy Areas
  • Cooking Lessons

Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall

Montego Bay

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6. Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall

The Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall is located on a private beach in Montego Bay, and it’s right next to a golf course. This family friendly all inclusive resort offers plenty of activities for kids, as well as romantic options for parents. Each room or suite features a furnished balcony or terrace with beautiful ocean views. You’ll love the cozy slippers and robes to relax in during your stay. Swim-up suites are also available at the Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall.

Live your best island life with easy access to a white sand private beach in Montego Bay at the Hyatt Ziva. Relax in oceanfront hammocks, padded daybeds, cabanas, or lounge chairs. Additional amenities include 2 sparkling pools, kayaking, and catamaran sailing. Take part in daily family activities such as chef-led cooking lessons, bingo, cornhole, or beach volleyball. The Kidz Club is perfect for kids aged 3-12 and is open daily. The Zen Spa offers indulgent treatments but is an optional addition to your stay.

Guests can relish the 9 restaurants and 3 bars, including Blue Grill at Calypso, a beachfront grill serving fresh Jamaican seafood. Don’t miss Barefoot Jerkz, where some say they serve the best jerk chicken in Jamaica. Or head to ShakerZ Outdoor Bar for a fantastic ambiance and signature cocktails featuring fresh island juices and Jamaican rum.

Why We Love Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall

  • Family Friendly
  • 2 Sparkling Pools
  • 9 Restaurants and 3 Bars
  • Swim-Up Suites Available
  • Indulgent Spa Experiences – Optional
  • A Private Beach
  • Kidz Club – For Kids From 3-12
  • Nightly Entertainment

Couples Swept Away


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7. Couples Swept Away

Set on 19-acres of world-famous Seven Mile Beach, Couples Swept Away brings the island magic to life. This adults only couples resort features luxurious suites tucked into a bungalow style setting. Often referred to as the ‘Best Place For a Honeymoon’ with simple and elegant decor, each room offers lush tropical gardens or beautiful ocean views. In addition, couples can enjoy private, fully furnished balconies complete with hammocks to relax in.

A paradise for sports and adventure enthusiasts, Couples Swept Away has the most extensive fitness complex (10 acres) in Jamaica. Head to the beach for snorkeling, kayaking,  sailing, windsurfing, or scuba diving. Additional amenities include the luxurious spa where couples can enjoy treatments, Buddha plunge pools, or the eucalyptus steam room. Couples Swept Away has something for everyone, with 3 swimming pools and 5 jacuzzis, dance classes and catamaran sailing excursions.

The resort offers 7 restaurants and 8 bars, including Feathers, the perfect place to grab a formal dinner with continental cuisine, including Caribbean fair. Don’t miss the Sunset Bar, where you’ll be swept away by ocean views and technicolor sunsets (not on the property). The resort also hosts fun theme nights and parties, such as the Shipwreck Beach Party every Friday at 7 pm.

Why We Love Couples Swept Away

  • Adults Only (Couples)
  • 3 Swimming Pools – 5 Jacuzzis
  • 7 Restaurants and 8 Bars
  • Shipwreck Beach Party
  • Luxurious Spa Treatments
  • Easy Access to Seven Mile Beach
  • Sunset Bar
  • 10 Acre Sports Complex

Jewel Grande Montego Bay

Montego Bay

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8. Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa

Just steps away from Montego Bay you’ll find the Jewel Grande Resort & Spa. This family friendly resort encourages guests to awaken their senses and indulge in the penthouses and villas available. The resort offers a variety of lavish accommodations that feature unparalleled ocean views. Each space showcases a perfect blend of Jamaican and modern décor, and they all have furnished balconies and soaking tubs.

Enjoy the 2 outdoor pools, and make sure to stop by the swim-up bar while relaxing poolside. If you’re looking for adventure, the resort offers kayaking, wind sail rides, stand-up paddle boards and sailboats. Other amenities include a Kids and Teens club featuring fun daily activities, video games, splash-pad, jungle-gym and more. Those who want to relax can check out the Grande Spa with its 14 treatment rooms and full-service hair salon.

Dine at one of 8 restaurants and 4 bars, including the Pierside Restaurant, Asian Fusion inspired teppanyaki-style dining located on a stunning pier. Or grab some Tex-Mex at Cricket’s Beach Grill. Head to Rum Runner Bar for fantastic Jamaican rum cocktails served at the swim-up bar.

Why We Love Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa

  • Family Friendly
  • 2 Outdoor Pools
  • 8 Restaurants and 4 Bars
  • Butler Villas Available
  • Indulgent Spa Treatments
  • Steps From Montego Bay
  • Kids and Teens Club
  • Rum Runner Swim-up Bar

Sandals Royal Plantation

Ocho Rios

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9. Sandals Royal Plantation

Sandals Royal Plantation is an adults only beach resort tucked into a coral bluff that will take your breath away. The resort offers Jamaican charm with sophistication and elegance. Each spacious and luxurious suite and villa come with full-time butler service and feature fully furnished terraces with beautiful ocean views. These ultra-lux accommodations offer private pools and a full in room premium bar.

Sandals Royal Plantation has its own PADI certified scuba diving facility, plus you can enjoy kayaking, windsurfing, dreamy glass bottom boats and snorkeling. Additional amenities include the private Sandals Golf & Country Club, where green fees are included. The course has been given 4 stars by Golf Digest. Relax at the Red Land Spa with Caribbean inspired spa treatments. Or have a local adventure with fabulous luxury adventure tours.

The resort has 5 restaurants and bars, and guests can access 16 other Sandals dining options nearby. Try Papillon for delicious French cuisine or The Terrace for authentic Caribbean fair. For some fun, head to the lively Wobbly Peacock, a British-style pub.

Why We Love Sandals Royal Plantation

  • Adults Only
  • 2 Swimming Pools
  • 5 Restaurants and Bars + Access To 16 Sandals Dining Options
  • Full Butler Service
  • Luxurious Caribbean Spa Treatments
  • Golf Course + PGA Lessons Available
  • Candlelight Dining Options
  • Local Adventure Tours

Riu Montego Bay Resort

Montego Bay

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10. Riu Montego Bay Resort

The Riu Montego Bay Resort is an adults only paradise on the white sand beaches of Montego Bay. Most of the stylish rooms at this resort have beautiful ocean views, as well as plush robes and slippers, perfect for relaxing. Enjoy a refreshing drink while taking in the gorgeous views from your private furnished balcony or terrace for the ultimate romantic getaway.

Visit one of the resort’s 5 pools, where you can enjoy relaxation thanks to the water loungers and the sun deck. If you prefer the ocean, there is a private section for guests on the beach. Additional amenities include Splash Water World with different water slides and Riu Party theme parties in the evenings. Head to the Renova Spa for a massage, beauty service or a luxurious treatment.

Riu Palace Montego Bay has 5 restaurants and 4 bars, including cooking demonstrations at the main restaurant, which also boasts a delectable fixed menu. Make sure to head to Pacha, the dance club that offers impressive cocktails. Don’t miss the authentic Jamaican barbecue prepared in the resort’s beach area.

Why We Love Riu Montego Bay Resort

  • Adults Only
  • 5 Swimming Pools
  • 5 Restaurants and 4 Bars
  • Pacha – Dance Club
  • Indulgent Spa Treatments
  • Splash Water World Water Park
  • Theme Parties
  • Private Section of Beach

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This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Wyatt Jenkins says:

    Which all-inclusive resort would you most recommend for wheelchair accessibility?

    1. Daniel says:

      Hey Wyatt, I wish I had an answer for you, but these resorts change layout sometimes and add things like aaccesability ramps, etc. I’d say contact the resorts directly for such an important question. Sorry, I can’t be more help!

  2. Rachael and Ivan says:

    Excellence Oyster Bay is by far the best all-inclusive we have ever stayed at. They had everything we could have needed.

  3. Jose Ortella says:

    My wife and I have stayed at the Sandals and loved it, but next time we’re bringing the kids so that lazy river at the Beaches looks amazing!

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