Runaway Bay hotels offer a taste of paradise. Along with neighboring Ocho Rios, this region along Jamaica's north coast is found not far from where Columbus first landed in America. Known for the cascading waterfalls, verdant cliffs, and outdoor adventure, this scenic delight is one of the most popular ports of call in the island.
If you're not planning on a daytrip from a cruise, you'll need to find lodging in Runaway Bay. Don't worry—the options are plentiful. Hotels in Runaway Bay and Ocho Rios hotels range for secluded, opulent, all-inclusive properties, and moderately priced properties along the water.
Whether you're looking for luxury Runaway Bay hotels or you're traveling on a tight budget, there will be a property to suit your needs and vacations plans. Guests of Runaway Bay motels and resorts alike will be close to all this exiting place has to offer, including swimming with the dolphins, fantastic dining, island cuisine, even the birthplace of reggae legend Bob Marley.
The Tamarind Tree Resort has been part of the Runaway Bay motels for more than twenty years. With a combination of guestrooms and villas, you'll find a place to retreat that fits your needs and budget. Both offer comfortable sleeping quarters with brightly colored linens, cable TV, air conditioning, and island views. The added value of the villas comes with the addition of a full kitchenette and accommodations for up to six people. Some of the amenities at this choice for Runaway Bay motels include airport shuttles, currency exchange, in-room manicures, and to-go lunches perfect for taking to the beach.
One of the hotels in Runaway Bay offers a rather unique amenity that families will really enjoy. A vacation nanny is available to guests of the Franklyn D. Resort & Spa from the time they check in, helping make plans, watching the kids so mom and dad can have free time. And each vacation nanny is assigned to one family, adding a whole new dimension to the idea of personalized service.
As one of the all-inclusive Runaway Bay resorts, the Franklyn D. offers such values as three daily meals with a special kids' buffet, three swimming pools, tennis lessons, trips on glass-bottom boats, wireless Internet access, nightly entertainment, and so much more. The one-, two-, or three-bedroom suites are found among eight low-rise buildings with Tuscan architecture and views of the Caribbean Sea. Guests also can take excursions to local attractions, including Dolphin Cove, the Green Grotto caves, James Bond Beach, and the marine lab at Puerto Seco Beach.
If you're looking for a break from the small fries, consider Club Ambiance (pictured), a chic choice for Runaway Bay hotels. This popular place for romantic getaways only allows guests over the age of 18. With 100 brightly decorated rooms, all-inclusive meals and activities, you'll find a charming black to enjoy a trip to the islands.
Another one of the hotels in Runaway Beach that is a destination in itself, Breezes Runaway Bay Resort & Golf Club also offers a long list of amenities and things to do in a tropical setting. The resort accommodates its guests with more than 500 rooms and suites, complete with air conditioning and private balconies. Here's a small taste of the inclusive options: scuba diving and training, access to a private golf club, tropical cocktails, casual dining restaurants, a fitness center, nature walks, a private white sand beach, even arts and crafts. Sister resorts are found all over the Caribbean, including The Bahamas and Curaçao.