Where to Stay in Jamaica
“Key Largo, Montego, baby why don’t we go, Jamaica”.
If you’re considering a trip to Jamaica, odds are at some point this Beach Boys gem has been stuck in your head. But even though everyone can agree on the delights of a Caribbean vacation, sometimes the sheer amount of hotel and resort options can be overwhelming.
Nowhere is this more true than Jamaica, but luckily we’ve gone from Kingston to Montego Bay and all the way to Ocho Rios scouring the best Jamaican resorts.
Keep reading for ideas on where to stay in Jamaica!
Best Hotels in Jamaica
To summarize, here’s a handy chart of our recommended Jamaica hotels. All include free wifi and are known for comfort, great locations and great customer service.
Best Jamaica Hotels – Summary Comparison Chart
|Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall||Montego Bay||Couples||Check rates: Booking.com, Hotels.com|
|Sandals Royal Plantation||Ocho Rios||Luxury||Check rates: Booking.com|
|Secrets Wild Orchid||Montego Bay||Couples||Check rates: Booking.com, Hotels.com|
|Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton||Montego Bay||Families||Check rates: Booking.com, Hotels.com|
|Grand Bahia Principe||Montego Bay||Families||Check rates: Booking.com, Hotels.com|
Below is more information about each hotel and why we recommend it!
Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall
Located on the white sand beaches of Montego Bay, the Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall is one of Montego’s ultra-luxury all-inclusive resorts. The Rose Hall’s package includes unlimited dining, multiple pools (many with a Caribbean requirement, the swim-up bar!), a full-service spa, and live entertainment every night.
As an adults only resort, the Rose Hall is perfect for couples or parents wanting to leave the kids at home for a well-deserved break!
Sandals Royal Plantation
Nestled on the north-central Jamaican coast in the all-inclusive resort enclave of Ocho Rios, the Sandals Royal Plantation pairs a common resort brand with an uncommon luxury experience.
With just 74 suites all overlooking a beautiful coral bluff on the Caribbean Sea, Sandals Jamaica is a perfect option for those seeking a more secluded Jamaican vacation experience.
Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay
Located on a private peninsula with over a mile of exclusive white beach sand, Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay is an incredible glamorous and picturesque all-inclusive resort. As one of Montego Bay’s adults only resorts, the Secrets Wild Orchid has a well-deserved reputation for curating a perfectly romantic vacation experience.
Added bonus (as if you needed one!): all Wild Orchid guests have free-flowing access to the facilities and beaches of its next-door sister property, the Secrets St. James!
Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa
Before anything else, can we just acknowledge how amazing the Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa is for an all-inclusive resort name?
Acknowledged? Ok, great.
Located right on Montego Bay, the Lady Hamilton offers its guests choice of 390 junior suites, 78 ocean view suites, and 48 ocean view villas to complement the perfect vacation experience! Plus, the Lady Hamilton is one of Montego’s newest all-inclusive resorts, so guests will enjoy some of the latest and greatest in Jamaican resort amenities and services!
Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica
Located on Montego Bay, the Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica is another fantastic adult- and kid-friendly Jamaican resort.
With 850 rooms and suites, 11 restaurants and bars, 3 pools, a full-service spa and entire water park dedicated to children, the Grand Bahia Principe has something to perfectly suit every type of Jamaican vacationer!
And that’s it! Our guide to Jamaica’s best hotels and resorts to make the most of your stay.
Whether you’re looking for a luxury adults only hotel, an all inclusive hotel for families with kids, these top Jamaica hotels are sure to please.
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