5 Reasons to Visit Negril, Jamaica

Negril features one of the best coastline views imaginable, with beautiful open waters and plenty of resort options.

Next, to the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea, there are so many things to do and see from sunbathing on the beach, swimming in the Blue Hole Mineral Spring, dining at the beachfront bar, or a romantic evening with a tranquil sunset. Whether you are looking for a weekend getaway or a family vacation, Negril has something for everyone.

Why should you visit Negril? Here’s a list of reasons why.

International Café Options

When you need a cup of Joe to start your day you have an array of options. Sun Beans Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee features locally-grown organic coffee. The coffee blends are high in quality and ratings.

Another highly rated café is Big Roy’s which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with drinks and coffee. A great option for groups and families, it’s a street-side meeting place with music, singers, and delicious cooking.

Enjoy Jamaican food with Italian flare at Kenny Italian Café. With the option to dine in or carry out, its menu features mouthwatering salmon and veggie pizzas with a musical atmosphere.

You could also just stay at Sandals Negril and have unlimited fine dining at seven restaurants, with the option to visit off-resort places for a bite to eat.

Sightseeing and Landmarks

Apart from the beautiful natural scenery of the beach, there's so much to check out in Negril.

You can see Dunn's River Falls or Mayfield Falls if you want to check out some hiking and natural waterfalls. You can also check out the Negril Lighthouse, built in 1984, or Barney's Hummingbird Garden to experience some nature.

For the thrill seeker visit Negril Cliffs. Jump into warm waters from 40-foot coral formations. Enjoy water activities such as snorkeling, unlimited scuba diving, and waterskiing. Have fun solo, with a special someone, or a group.

Shopping and Boutiques

Get quirky knickknacks and fun apparel Negril shopping selections. The latest fashion trends and traditional Jamaican style is available at several boutiques and shopping centers. Divas INTL features the latest club wear, children’s fashions, and clothing for men and women.

If you’re into a coastal chic, check out Zanzi Beach Resort’s gift shop. The LoveFashionLive makes it convenient to get what you want through the online boutique featuring affordable fashion accessories and apparel.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One highlight of anyone's visit to Negril is the entertainment and nightlife attractions. From off-resort bus bar crawls with live music and clubs to swim-up bars, Negril knows how to how to have fun.

Apart from nightlife, there's water activities and beaches to keep your entertained. You can even try cliff jumping, if you're bold enough.

Local Liquor & Bar Selection

End the day with a nightcap at one of many bar and grill options, or head back to the resort to dine or drink at one of the many on-site bars and restaurants.

You can also head back to your suite for a bottle of champagne and some alone time.

That's the beauty of Negril. When you're in paradise, you decide how you want to spend your time. You're in control of what you want to do, and if you stay in an all-inclusive resort, everything you could possibly need is laid out right in front of you.

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Kylie Morrow

About Kylie Morrow

Born on the tropical island that is Saint Lucia affords a never-ending source of inspiration. In the past 13 years, Kylie loved to work with various newspapers, magazines and blogs in the Caribbean.