Life’s a beach… especially when you find that island destination that’ll live up to just about every tropical beach dream you’ve ever had… like Jamaica.
This “irie” island in the sun is popular with travelers from around the world, especially those who appreciate reggae music, a rich culture, wonderful food and simply beautiful beaches. Among the most popular areas in Jamaica is Negril, where you can find the country’s most beautiful beach: Seven Mile Beach. This beach is known for its calm water, great snorkeling and incredible sunsets.
In this article we’ll highlight some of the best all-inclusive resorts to stay directly on Seven Mile Beach
Best all-inclusive resorts on Seven Mile Beach for couples.
Much like at all the other all-inclusive resorts under the Sandals umbrella, the staff of Sandals Negril on Seven Mile Beach spends its time amplifying the creation of love stories of guests who sign up for the experience. Sandals Negril has been described as free-spirited, and it is the ideal choice for couples looking for a good time with lots of intimate and memorable moments in a luxurious setting. Right on the beach, this resort is as hip and trendy as you would expect from one in Negril, and it has also in the past been awarded the EarthCheck Double Platinum Certification for its consistency in the commitment to environmental excellence. Elegant and refined, this luxurious all-inclusive resort on one of the best beaches in Jamaica will bring your love story to life!
Sandals Negril has 7 amazing restaurants which guests can lunch and dine in during their vacation. This includes Kimonos, which features oriental cuisine, the Italy themed Cucina Romana, the truly tropical Sundowner restaurant, and many other options including a pizzeria. There’s a little something for everyone at Sandals Negril’s top-class restaurants. The best part: it’s all included, all unlimited.
You won’t have a dull moment at Sandals all-inclusive resort on Seven Mile Beach, especially if you plan on spending lots of time in the water. From riding on aquatrikes, kayaking, or water skiing, to windsurfing, snorkeling, sailing, scuba diving (PADI certified guests can dive for free - max. two tanks a day) and more, there’s plenty of reasons to get out into the ocean for some fun. The best part? Watersports are all included!
There’s something to do at Sandals Negril day or night, and you’ll be able to get in on the fun during your all-inclusive vacation on Seven Mile Beach. From Sunday’s Island Night to Monday’s Carnival Beach Party, all the way through to Wednesday’s White Night & Chocolate Buffet, Thursday’s Reggae Fest, Saturday’s Caribbean Night, and everything else in between, you’ll definitely be feeling the Jamaica vibes at Sandals Negril.
Want to stay active during your Sandals vacation? How about some table tennis, shuffleboard, or lawn chess? You can also try your hand at croquet, basketball, beach volleyball, day & night tennis, board games, pool (tables), darts, or bocce ball. Whatever you choose, it will be a great chance to connect with your partner or meet new couples on property which may just lead to lasting friendships!
Going on vacation doesn’t have to mean letting go of your fitness regimen – at least not at Sandals Negril. Stay in your best shape during your tropical escape with the Sandals Red Lane® Spa Fitness Centers, whether through group workouts or private training sessions.
You won’t be able to get enough of the Sandals Red Lane® Spa which will pamper you and your love back to life, or just to a point of rejuvenation which might have been just beyond your grasp – at least, it was before you connected with the magic that is Sandals Negril!
Check out these awesome Sandals Negril specials!
Best all-inclusive resorts on Seven Mile Beach for families.
Beaches Negril is a top choice for families who want to vacation at an all-inclusive resort which focuses on ensuring every guest is kept happy and entertained. This family friendly resort is super laid back, in an elegant setting that’s truly luxurious. Beaches Negril is one of the amazing all-inclusive resorts along the famed Seven Mile Beach stretch, and you’ll be able to take in the amazing views this affords, as well as dip into the warm, turquoise waters of this beach at a moment’s notice. When you and the kids aren’t taking in the beachside views, the 9 top-notch restaurants, or the other fantastic, (kid-friendly) inclusions, there’ll definitely be enough time for some fun at Beaches Negril’s Pirates Island Waterpark which features ginormous water slides, kid-friendly pools, soda swim-up bars and a lazy river. Whether you want to relax while your kids check out the kid’s clubs or get right into the family-friendly activities with them, your time will certainly be well spent at Beaches Negril.
Beaches Negril has 9 amazing restaurants you and your family will be able to indulge in during your Caribbean getaway. This includes The Venetian which specializes in Italian cuisine, Mexican cuisine at El Mariachi, Bar.B.Q Park for some barbecue favorites, Soy Sushi Bar, Dino’s Pizzeria, and so much more. Beaches Negril’s restaurants are truly versatile and aim to please even the most difficult eaters! All food and drinks are included, and always unlimited.
Get sporty in the ocean during your Jamaica all-inclusive vacation on Seven Mile Beach. At Beaches Negril, things like kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling, paddle boarding, waterskiing, knee boarding, and scuba diving (PADI certified guests can dive for free - max. two tanks a day) are all included. You can also get out on hydrobikes or get into some hobie cat action out on the calm waters of Negril.
Hardly anything compares to staying at a resort where you can step out of your room and always find something fun to get up to. The Beaches experience includes lots of entertainment, day or night whether you like beach parties, want to get into some fun themed nights, spend some time at the swim-up bars, take in live bands, special events, or talent shows. Cocktail parties, nightclub engagements, street parades and bonfires are also some fun things you’ll be able to get into during your stay!
Want to get into some action other than kicking back in your simply amazing and exquisite Beaches suite? Why not try some beach volleyball with the kids? If that’s not quite your thing, you can choose from things like basketball, lawn chess, croquet, soccer, day and night tennis, board games, pool (tables), shuffleboard, billiards, table tennis, bocce ball or horseshoes. Whatever your preference, Beaches Negril on Seven Mile Beach can make it happen.
Many families find themselves gravitating to Beaches Negril not only because of its ideal beachfront location, but because of the fact that Beaches Negril has its own waterpark located right on Seven Mile Beach, known as the Pirates Island Waterpark. Your kids are in for a world of fun at this water park which includes huge water slides, kid-friendly pools, soda swim-up bars, and a lazy river, all of which will make for some exciting moments under the Caribbean sun. Make sure that everyone wears lots of sunscreen!
Have exclusive Caribbean Adventures with Sesame Street® at Beaches Resorts, through their partnership with Sesame Street®. This is the only resort in the Caribbean where your kids will be able to be immersed in this amazing adventure, which includes being able to play every day with the fun, loveable and friendly Sesame Street® cast. Your kids probably won’t be able to wipe the smiles off their faces during this experience, which includes being able to have a scrumptious buffet breakfast with their favorite character!
Insider tip: Ask about Beaches’ special Sesame Street® VIP Packages for even more fun!
Do you want to vacation with family, but are concerned about missing gym time? At Beaches Negril you won’t need to give this a second thought as guests have access to the state-of-the-art Red Lane® Spa Fitness Center where you can find group fitness classes, personalized training sessions or even round‑robin tennis tournaments. Fitness certainly will be a lot more fun during your all-inclusive vacation on Seven Mile Beach!
The comfort and peace of mind of parents is not forgotten at Beaches Negril, and the Red Lane® Spa is ready to get you in the right state of mind. Sign up for a treatment or two during your vacation, while the kids are kept occupied with complimentary activities at the Kids Camps.
Check out these awesome Beaches Negril specials!
Budget-friendly all-inclusive resort on Seven Mile Beach.
Grand Pineapple Beach Resort Negril is a low-key all-inclusive beach resort on Seven Mile Beach which is perfect for travelers who want to be near the ocean. It’ll be easy to lose track of time as you sink into your vacation experience in this pristine beachfront setting. Grand Pineapple Negril packs value into its all-inclusive experience, and that is one of the reasons it is popular with travelers to Jamaica. The resort caters to travelers of all types, from the solo island hopper, to families of any size. You’ll fall in love with the lush greenery at this location, which perfectly complements the colorful cottages and tropical beachfront. Grand Pineapple promotes itself as a resort with “more inclusions, more choices and more ways to enjoy your time together”.
There are lots of delicious dining options to choose from when it comes to Grand Pineapple’s restaurant Orchid Terrace, particularly if you’re looking for something that’s authentically Jamaican. Indulge in the buffet which will provide you and your family with plenty of tasty options made by the talented chefs at this Caribbean resort.
The water sports options are extensive at Grand Pineapple Negril, and include snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, scuba diving (at an additional cost from Sandals Negril or Beaches Negril), and so much more. Or, you can just relax in the resort’s shimmery freshwater pool which can be the reset you never knew you needed!
You’ll feel the Jamaica rhythm from the moment you step into Grand Pineapple Negril, and these cool, tropical rhythms flow right into the entertainment offerings of this resort located on Seven Mile Beach. Reggae and calypso play a significant part of the fun here, and you’ll be able to get an authentic taste of Jamaica’s entertainment and culture.
Have an active getaway with your family trying out things you don’t always have time for back at home. From rousing rounds of beach volleyball, to lawn chess and table tennis, the fun keeps going at Grand Pineapple Negril. You can also sign up for fun excursions through the tour desk which will help you get to know Jamaica on a more personal level.
What’s a Caribbean vacation with no spa time? Mellow out at the Grand Pineapple Spa which offers a range of treatments that can help you enjoy every part of your vacation just a little bit more.
Looking for an all-inclusive option that’s also budget friendly? Check out these Grand Pineapple Negril specials!
1 hour and 15 minute drive from Seven Mile Beach, Negril.
Mineral springs and waterfalls all in one spot. The attractions here include two waterfalls, 21 freshwater pools, and enough flora and fauna to help get you at one with nature. There are plenty of great backdrops for photo ops at Mayfield Falls which is in the mountains, but you just might be so immersed in the experience that you forget to take photos at all!
30 minute drive from Seven Mile Beach, Negril.
The Blue Hole Mineral Spring can be found in Brighton District, Westmoreland Parish. Known and loved for its therapeutic attributes, here you’ll be able to see firsthand why many people consider the Caribbean a destination where true rejuvenation can be found. The Blue Hole Mineral Spring is about 25 minutes southeast of Negril and it is a great spot if you’re looking to unwind, and even cliff jump for an added thrill. Mud baths are also an option here, and the white, clay-like mud found here is said to have many healing properties your skin will love.
Catamaran half day trips available from Seven Mile Beach, Negril.
Floyd’s Pelican Bar is a must visit location when you’re in Jamaica, and you’ll love this spot from the moment you get on the boat to get there. This bar has an easygoing ambiance, and you’ll probably be laughing for the entire time that you’re there. This bar stands out because it’s located in the middle of the ocean (about half a mile from shore)! Not only will you be able to sip on cold Red Stripe beers and cocktails while socializing, you’ll also be able to take in amazing views. There’ll also likely be tasty treats on offer in case you get hungry, which means you’re all set to spend as long as you’d like at this carefree and fun location. Some half day tours include stops at Pelican Bar, so you can ask about this ahead of booking your excursion with Sandals or Beaches resorts.
20 minute drive from Seven Mile Beach, Negril.
Just a few minutes away from Seven Mile Beach in Negril, you can find yourself in a space of pure bliss. That place will be none other than Barney’s Flower & Hummingbird Garden in Hylton Avenue, where you can see beautiful hummingbirds in their natural habitat. This won’t be one of those times where you spot a hummingbird for a few seconds, and don’t see another one in forever. Many of these fast moving birds call Barney’s Flower & Hummingbird Garden home, and at this location you’ll be able to see the birds up close, and even feed them if you choose. If you’re travelling with kids, you can have them hold out a bottle filled with sugar water, and watch as the birds curiously come close enough for you to get some amazing photos! Also at this location, you may just spot the national bird of Jamaica, which is none other than the Doctor Bird, also known as the Swallow-tailed Hummingbird.
15 minute drive from Seven Mile Beach, Negril.
Rick’s Café is a cool and casual restaurant and bar in Negril, but it is also much more than just that. This location is well known in Jamaica (legendary even!) for cliff diving and amazing sunsets. The restaurant is set on a cliff about 35 feet high, and from this vantage visitors here can enjoy some of the most amazing views in this western part of Jamaica. Whether or not you’re into cliff diving, you can get into the excitement by kicking back with some tasty treats and drinks while you watch the more adventurous do their thing, or just relax in the lounge area or in a cabana and take in the super chill ambiance.
Also read: Things to do in and near Negril, Jamaica.
It’s almost time to start packing for your next Caribbean vacation! We know that with so many amazing resort options in Jamaica, you’re bound to feel as though your trip can’t come soon enough. One thing’s for sure though — your trip to the Caribbean will certainly be worth the wait, and perhaps even a repeat visit!