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Thursday, October 02, 2008

6 Jamaican Hotels Qualify for Best Hotels to Visit

Well renowned Travel + Leisure Magazine recently voted 6 Jamaican resorts in its list of best hotels to visit in the Caribbean.

The hotels are:

  • Couples Sans Souci

  • Thirty-five-acre resort carved into the cliffs along Jamaica's northern coast.

    Score 86.5
    Stats 148 rooms; 5 restaurants; 5 bars.
    Competitive Edge The smallest of the Couples resorts—it's an all-inclusive with added intimacy.
    Rooms to Book Centrally located and spacious D-block suites.
    Don't Miss A complimentary snorkeling or windsurfing lesson.
    Cost Doubles from $746, all-inclusive.
    Contact 800/268-7537 or 876/994-1206

  • Grand Lido Braco Resort & Spa

    Caribbean village-style resort with a town square.

    Score 84.4
    Stats 226 rooms; 5 restaurants; 7 bars.
    Competitive Edge Private golf, superb dining, and an extensive spa.
    Rooms to Book Royal Beachfront Suites, for their terraces.
    Don't Miss A round of evening tennis-2 of the 3 courts have lights.
    Cost Doubles from $380, all-inclusive.
    Contact 877/467-8737

  • Jamaica Inn

Private cottages and a colonial-style manor on a 6-acre bluff overlooking a white-sand beach.
Score: 89.78
Stats: 47 rooms; 4 cottages; 1 restaurant; 2 bars.
Competitive Edge: One of Jamaica's most romantic spots, with a perfect snorkeling beach.
Rooms to Book West Wing Premier Verandah Suites are right at the water's edge.
Don't Miss A 4-hand Bliss Massage in the cliffside spa.
Cost Doubles from $550.
Contact Main St.
(800) 837-4608 or (876) 974-2514

  • Rockhouse Hotel

Luxe (but funky) boutique hotel with an eco-friendly mind-set.

Score 81.99
Stats 9 rooms; 20 villas; 5 studios; 3 restaurants; 3 bars.
Competitive Edge An exceptional location on Negril's cliffs, plus a resolutely adult atmosphere and great rates.
Rooms to Book Villa 18, perched farthest out on the cliff, for the utmost privacy.
Don't Miss A detoxifying Coffee Scrub in the new organic spa.
Cost Doubles from $150.
Contact West End Rd.
(876) 957-4373

  • Round Hill Hotel & Villas

Plantation-style 1950's estate on its own 110-acre peninsula, overlooking Montego Bay.

Score 85.21
Stats 36 rooms; 27 villas; 1 restaurant; 3 bars.
Competitive Edge Sophisticated décor, thanks to the Ralph Lauren-designed Pineapple House rooms.
Rooms to Book Pineapple House ground-floors have lovely patios and easy access to the beach.
Don't Miss A swim in the double-vanishing-edge pool.
Cost Doubles from $590.
Contact John Pringle Dr.
(800) 972-2159 or (876) 956-7050

  • Royal Plantation, Ocho Rios

    Fifties-era colonial-style resort on a secluded cove.

    Score 85.28
    Stats 74 rooms; 1 villa; 4 restaurants; 2 bars.
    Competitive Edge Authentic Jamaica, down to cigars hand-rolled by an on-staff expert.
    Rooms to Book Honeymoon Plantation Suites, for their Jacuzzi tubs.
    Don't Miss Veuve Clicquot served with sugarcane in the C-Bar, the Caribbean's only champagne-and-caviar bar.
    Cost Doubles from $650.
    Contact 2 Main Street
    888/487-6925 or 876/974-5601

1 comment:

ShAé - ShAé said...

Looks like I need a vacation! The pics are beautiful.