This adults-only place has relaxation written all over it, with a top-notch spa and three big pools. There are six restaurants to pick from – including Caribbean and Asian à la cartes – and a list of bars that includes beachfront and martini places. As for entertainment, expect bonfire parties, live music, and movies on the beach.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
There are beginners’ scuba lessons* available, and the team will take you down for your first dive. Or you can stick to the other watersports, which include snorkelling, windsurfing, or kayaking.
You can also go sailing and there’s a complimentary sunset catamaran cruise, too.
- Scuba - additional info*
You'll be able to take a PADI approved course at the dive centre, so you can learn the ropes and become a certified diver. For the more experienced, you'll have one dive per day for free - you'll need to show your certificate on arrival. For beginners, there is a scuba diving resort course available and you'll get one complimentary dive per stay. Getting to the nearby reef is easy too, as the hotel has their own boat to take you there and back. A 2nd dive per day is subject to availability, too.
- 18-hole golf course
Transfers on an air-conditioned shuttle and green fees are free of charge. Caddies are mandatory for a small fee. Equipment can be hired for an extra charge too.
Opening Times: [09.00-16.00]
Non-motorised watersports with instructors. Water-skiing, hobie cats, windsurfing and snorkelling are just a selection of what's on offer.
- Pool table
- Sports complex nearby
A huge range of activities are available at the sport complex. There are 10 lit tennis courts, air-conditioned squash and racquetball courts, basketball court, gym, pool and jogging court. After all that hard work relax in the steam room, sauna or whirlpool baths. Professional instructors and personal training are available.
- Daytime activity programme
There's always something going on to get involved in. If you're feeling active, then beach or pool volleyball, dance classes, an aerobics or aqua aerobics class and table tennis will keep you busy. Feel like taking it easy? Then yoga or one of the classes and demonstrations will suit you perfectly.
- Table tennis
- Aqua aerobics
- 10 floodlit tennis courts
Lessons are available at a charge.
- Spinning classes
FOOD & DRINK
There are six restaurants in total. The Palms serves a buffet breakfast, light lunch and evening meal. You can dine at Feathers, the gourmet restaurant, or try jerk chicken at the Cabana Grill next to the beach. Or you can always book in for private dining* on the beach.
There’s an Asian restaurant overlooking the pool and beach. And during lobster season – July to March – Saturday night is lobster night at every one of the hotel’s restaurants.
- Feathers gourmet restaurant
For Continental cuisine with a Caribbean flair. Just so you know, this restaurant is open Monday to Saturday only, and you'll need to reserve a table if you'd like to eat here. This restaurant comes with an elegant dress code, too.
- Christmas special dinner
- Swim-up bar
- Lemon Grass Thai à la carte restaurant
Experience Thai cuisine while taking in the pool and ocean views. Just so you know, this restaurant is open Saturday to Thursday only, and you'll need to reserve a table if you'd like to eat here. This restaurant comes with an elegant dress code, too.
- The Palms buffet restaurant
This open-air restaurant overlooks the beach, and offers an early Continental breakfast or buffet breakfast, a buffet lunch, plus à la carte dinner. Please note a dress code applies. Just so you know, it is closed on Fridays for the beach party – weather permitting.
- Patois Patio Mediterranean à la carte restaurant
Offering international and Caribbean à la carte dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Just so you know, it's closed on Mondays for dinner, plus a smart casual dress code applies at this eatery.
- 8 bars
There's a little something different about all the bars, one's a swim-up number, there's a couple of beach bars, one with a piano, another is dedicated to sports, and the Aura hosts the Manager's cocktail party.
- Patois bar
- Seagrape vegetarian café
Offering vegetarian meals and sushi.
- Cabana grill
Offering Mediterranean, Caribbean and Jamaican snacks such as sandwiches, salads and jerk chicken. And it is open all day, and into the late evening, too.
- A la carte dining
At the Patois Patio, Lemon Grass and Feathers restaurants.
- New Year gala meals
HEALTH & BEAUTY
There’s a 10-acre fitness complex across the road from the hotel. Here you’ll find tennis, squash and racketball, with coaching on hand. There are also free Pilates, aerobics and yoga classes.
The spa* dishes up the whole menu of treatments, including expert massages. You’ve also got a running track and aerobics room, plus a gym, with personal trainers and state-of-the-art equipment.
- The Oasis Spa*
Opening Times: [08.00-19.00]
The spa steals the show here. Treatments on the menu include seaweed body wraps, bamboo fusion massage, signature facials and couples packages. Manicures, pedicures and bridal make-up is also on offer. You can unwind in the whirlpool bath, sauna or steam room as well.
Opening Times: [07.30-21.00]
Fully-equipped with a superb range of cardio machines and weights.
- Fitness room
Situated in the fitness centre is an air-conditioned studio. There are several group exercise classes on offer in the daytime activities programme, such as spinning, aerobics, aqua aerobics, yoga, meditation and pilates.
- Beauty treatments*
Choose from a variety of treatments such as manicures, pedicures, facials and waxing.
- Steam room
- 5 whirlpools
- Body wraps*
The eight bars include a piano bar, which later becomes a club. Every night it lays on shows, which might include local steel or reggae bands.
There’s a varied entertainment programme. One night there might be a Latin and Caribbean dance class, the next it could be a bonfire on the beach. There’s also a Friday-night beach party.
- Movies on the beach
Once a week film night.
- Weekly bonfire party
Bonfire on the beach with entertainment and bar.
- Evening entertainment programme
A variety of shows and live music every night.
- Aura nightclub
Opening Times: [23.00-02.00]
Slot machines, poker and roulette tables available.
- Beach party
With buffet and entertainment every Friday night.
There’s a trio of outdoor pools here. One’s a lagoon number and one has a swim-up bar. Last but not least there’s one specifically designed for lengths. You’ll also find five whirlpools around the hotel.
- 3 outdoor pools
There are three pools altogether, one has a swim-up bar with sunloungers and parasols around the edges.
- Outdoor pool
With sunbeds, towels, sun terraces and swim-up bar.
- Outdoor lap pool
One of the pools on offer is a twenty five metre lap pool in the sports complex.
- Pool towels
- Complimentary excursions
Explore the local area on the shopping shuttle bus that goes into Negril and Margaritaville. There's also a free Sunset Catamaran Cruise and a trip to the Sunset Waterside Bar. Just so you know, these excursions need to be booked upon arrival.
- Internet area
There are computers to use 24 hours a day.
- Gift shops
- Free Wi-Fi throughout
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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