12 September 2019
Blessed with an array of beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, breath-taking scenery, a rich and colourful culture, and a laidback vibe where nothing is ever a trouble, an enchanting tropical island paradise awaits in the Land of Wood and Water.
Relax with a couple’s massage on the beach as you listen to the sound of rolling waves lapping gently against the shore, book a candlelit meal on your private terrace or enjoy a sunset dinner complete with gourmet cuisine. If you want to indulge in a spot of luxury and decadence on your holiday in Jamaica, there are plenty of exquisite activities to enjoy.
Add into the mix a whole catalogue of opulent excursions, including rum tasting on the famous Appleton Estate, island tours on a glass bottom boat and drinks at Floyd’s Pelican Bar, which is located a mile off the coast in the middle of the ocean, and you have all the right ingredients for an unforgettable luxury escape.
This vibrant Caribbean island paradise is also no stranger to lavish resorts, and here, we’ve picked just a few of our favourites.
With its secluded private beachfront setting on the island’s tranquil west coast, impeccable levels of service and exquisite cuisine, come and experience a true Jamaican paradise at the iconic Jamaica Inn. With no televisions, radios or clocks, you can really switch off and escape from the stresses and strains of daily life.
Enjoy breakfast served on your furnished balcony or veranda, whilst lunch could be traditional Ackee and Saltfish, cooked up by Chef Maurice Henry, who invites guests to shop for homegrown ingredients at the local markets. Complimentary afternoon tea and a selection of light snacks on the cocktail terrace are also included, and there’s an oceanfront spa featuring a full treatment list drawn from the plants of the island and sourced from local organic farmers.
A firm favourite with celebrities both past and present, this intimate and elegant hideaway features a choice of romantic suites, cottages and bungalows, all with enchanting views over the sparkling waters of the Caribbean Sea.
Reserved exclusively for couples, these romantic retreats offer a sense of old-world glamour in the most spectacular of settings. As part of the indulgent all-inclusive offering, you’ll enjoy fine dining and premium drinks, as well as exciting water sports and fabulous live entertainment with steel bands, beach bonfires and movies under the stars. You’ll even have a choice of complimentary excursions to explore the island, such as the iconic Dunn’s River Falls and relaxing catamaran trips.
Choose from Couples Sans Souci (pictured) in Ocho Rios, Couples Negril on the shores of Bloody Bay and Couples Swept Away set amidst 17 acres of idyllic gardens on Negril’s lively beach.
A boutique resort in the upscale Ironshire neighbourhood, Zoëtry Montego Bay boasts 49 sumptuous suites, all with butler service and each one showcasing extraordinary architecture and features, designed to embody the holistic and wellness approach of the Zoëtry brand. Spend your days soaking up the sunshine on the serene swathe of private beach, unwinding with a meditation or yoga session, and indulging in a spot of pampering with a soothing massage in one of the indoor and outdoor cabins.
As part of Zoëtry’s Endless Privileges® experience, enjoy reservation free gourmet à la carte dining, fine wines, unlimited top-shelf spirits and daily afternoon tea, together with daily in-suite sparkling wine, 24-hour concierge services, no check-in or check-out time, maid service three times daily, luxurious Bvlgari® bath amenities and much more besides. You can even take advantage of the complimentary 24-hour laundry service, to avoid all the washing when you return home.
The sublime Secrets collection offers the ultimate in adults-only sophistication, relaxation and romance. With everything taken care of as part of the Unlimited-Luxury® plan, you’ll enjoy gourmet restaurants, elegant accommodation, exclusively stocked-bars, exciting entertainment and first-class facilities - all at no extra cost. Guests at either Secrets St.James (pictured) or Secrets Wild Orchid can enjoy the privileges of both of these AAA Four Diamond Resorts, as they are located just next door to one another.
Endless daytime activities and evening entertainment mean you can do as much or as little as you please during your holiday. Upgrade to the Preferred Club and receive personalised check-in and check-out, special concierge service, and access to the Preferred Club Lounge with afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, exquisite desserts and fine liquors.
If you’re ready to experience the luxury of Jamaica, contact your Travel Counsellor and take advantage of exclusive benefits including full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to support you before, during and even after your trip.