07 August 2019
Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach break or more of an adventure-filled getaway, Jamaica is the perfect holiday destination for a luxurious couples’ escape. Blessed with legendary golden-sand beaches and glorious clear warm waters, together with a rich and colourful culture, an enchanting tropical island paradise awaits in the Land of Wood and Water.
“Whether you want to kick back, relax and over indulge or you want to explore, discover and soak in the culture you can do as little or as much as you please”
Ian, Travel Counsellor
Home to some of the world’s finest luxury hotels and resorts, Jamaica offers a fantastic variety of coastal retreats for the discerning traveller. Here are a few of our favourite properties on this vibrant Caribbean island.
Hidden amidst beautiful tropical grounds, GoldenEye offers a charming boutique-style escape in the most stunning of settings. A fabulous abode, which was once home to James Bond author, Ian Fleming, an enchanting holiday experience awaits here.
With private beaches and a variety of exquisite accommodation types, including villas, walkout lagoon cottages and the new beach huts, this gorgeous hotel is at one with nature and each room is in a world of its own. Try an array of non-motorised water sports from paddle boarding to kayaking and land activities including Pilates, yoga and tennis. There’s also the tranquil FieldSpa, three beaches and three pools to enjoy.
GoldenEye offers six spectacular dining options, including poolside breakfasts and lunches at Bizot Bar, low key barbecues with sand underfoot at Bamboo Bar, laidback cocktails at Shabeen and dinner at the international cuisine tree house - The Gazebo.
An ultra-luxurious beachfront retreat, Zoëtry Montego Bay is set on a private stretch of white-sand beach and is a world away from the stresses of daily life. All of the resort’s sumptuous suites are situated in three main buildings named Wood & Water, Bamboo and Blue Mountain – a nod to Jamaica’s ecological tapestry; each one showcasing extraordinary architecture and features, designed to embody the holistic and wellness approach of the Zoëtry brand.
During your stay, delight in those special touches of luxury as part of Zoëtry’s Endless Privileges® experience. Redefining the all-inclusive holiday concept, expect daily in-suite sparkling wine, 24-hour gourmet dining, 24-hour concierge services, no check-in or check-out time, maid service three times daily, reservation-free à la carte restaurants, unlimited top-shelf spirits, luxurious Bvlgari® bath amenities, and much more besides.
Occupying a wonderful setting on Negril’s world-famous Seven Mile Beach, the boutique-style Sandy Haven Resort promises an unforgettable holiday experience in the most stunning of surroundings.
Relax and rejuvenate body, mind and soul at the sublime Sandy Haven Spa, laze on the soft white sands of the beautiful beach, work out in the fitness centre or cool off from the Caribbean sunshine in the sparkling swimming pool.
Expect a variety of fantastic dining options here too, including intimate fine dining at Bongos Restaurant, and casual dishes and refreshing cocktails overlooking the crystal-clear sea at the Beach Bar & Grill.
Here, we've chosen a selection of unforgettable island experiences that you won’t want to miss during your time in glorious Jamaica:
To experience a piece of Jamaica’s history whilst enjoying a delicious meal, head to Marguerite’s in Montego Bay. Located in an iconic seaside setting, Marguerite’s has been the crown jewel of Montego Bay for over 55 years. Offering an unparalleled level of service, creatively prepared seafood dishes and award-winning wines, Marguerite’s sophisticated almond terrace is bustling with an eclectic mix of both tourists and celebrities alike.
Sail along the breath-taking Jamaican coastline on a top-of-the-range catamaran cruise. Savour delectable appetisers, sip unlimited tropical cocktails and sway to the sound of laidback rhythms as you watch the golden sun sinking into the Caribbean Sea.
Home to the largest speedway in the region, JamWest is the only drag and circuit track in the Caribbean that offers an “arrive and drive” experience. Take an ATV tour through Jamaica’s wilderness, enjoy a rock-climbing adventure, dip into the cool waters of the mineral bath, plunge into the pool from the extreme waterslide or saddle up for an exhilarating horseback ride into the warm shallows of the Caribbean Sea.
No trip to Jamaica would be complete without sampling the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee in its native environment. Walk the misty paths of the Blue Mountains and see where the world's most sought-after coffee is grown. With a mellow, sweet and aromatic flavour, the blue-green bean is extremely rare and is considered to be one of the most expensive coffees in the world.
If you’re ready to book your luxurious couple’s holiday in Jamaica, contact your Travel Counsellor today and take advantage of exclusive benefits including full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to assist you before, during and after your trip.