Jamaica offers a wide selection of of hotels and accommodations to choose from. In fact, Jamaica has the largest selection of accommodation in the Caribbean. It is estimated that there are approximately 30,000 hotel rooms available on the island. In Jamaica, you can choose everything from all-inclusive resorts to plantation resorts to quiet mountain inns. Jamaica offers various types of accommodations to suit any budget and any taste. Accommodations start as low as US$10 a night for a hole in the wall motel to US$20,000 a week for a luxurious villa. You can find everything from locally owned hotels to guesthouses located throughout the island.
Regardless of your budget, you will be able to find accommodations in Jamaica. You can large all-inclusive hotels to world-class resorts to family-run guest-houses. High season in Jamaica is typically from mid-December through mid-April, so prices for hotels and resorts tend to be higher around this time. For more information about Jamaican accommodations, you should contact the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association at jhta.org
Budget Hotels in Jamaica
It is nearly impossible to find budget hotels and accommodations in popular areas such as Kingston, Ocho Rios and the beach areas of Montego Bay. You will be able to find relatively cheap guesthouses throughout the island. Many of the cheaper accommodations in Jamaica tend to be found in Negril and Treasure Beach on the south coast. But the cheapest guest houses in Jamaica can be found in Port Antonio.
Couples-Only Resorts in Jamaica
Jamaica is home to many couples-only resorts. The two most popular companies the offer these couples-only resorts are Sandals Resorts and Couples Resorts. Many of these couples-only resorts feature a lot of activities from beach parties to masquerade nights and cabaret shows. Sandals currently have seven couples-only resorts located throughout Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios and at Whitehouse on the South Coast. There are four Couples hotels in Jamaica, with two in Negril and an additional two in Ocho Rios.
Luxury Resorts in Jamaica
Some of the most luxurious hotels in the Caribbean can be found in Jamaica. Many of Jamaica’s luxury resorts date back to the 1950’s when Jamaica was one of the first Caribbean islands to welcome tourists. Since many of the tourists in the 1950 were wealthy, it’s no surprise why these luxury resorts have it all, including their own golf course.
Villas in Jamaica
Villas in Jamaica can be found in a variety of shapes, price and sizes. Villas in Jamaica are generally staffed with a housekeeper, a cook and a gardener. These Jamaican villas can range from a quaint seaside residence to a hillside mansion or a simple condo . Many of Jamaica’s villas are affiliated with various resorts and offer package deals with these resorts. Some villas even have deals with various resorts so that guests from the villa are also allowed to use the resort. Several resorts in Jamaica also have services that allows guests of the resort to rent villas on-site.
Jamaica continues to be the pioneer of all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean. All-inclusive resorts in Jamaica are a great way to guarantee that you don’t go over budget on your vacation but they tend to be on the expensive side. If you are looking for a vacation that you don’t have to worry about the costs of food or how much your drinks are going to cost you, then all-inclusive resorts are the way to go. All-inclusive resorts allow you to spend a week or two on the island of Jamaica fully pampered without a care in the world. Keep in mind that every all-inclusive restaurant has its pros and cons. This is usually reflected in the cost, quality of service or the food. The following are the most popular all-inclusive resorts.