Known for being one of the biggest areas of all-inclusive resorts, Montego Bay has an abundance of resorts catering to a huge variety of traveler types and budgets. Some of the resorts in the area are adults-only, but if you’re traveling for a family vacation, there’s plenty on offer here too!
If you’re looking for a great all-inclusive resort that offers excellent dining options, great activities to keep the whole family entertained, and gorgeous Jamaican beaches, check out these resorts.
Best All-Inclusive Family-Friendly Resorts in Montego Bay Quick Picks:
- Best resort on a budget: Holiday Inn Montego Bay Resort
- Best for luxury: Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall
- Best for younger kids: Deja Resort
Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall
Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall is a luxury 5-star hotel, boasting gorgeous modern rooms, including spacious swim-up suites, and beautiful interiors.
There’s a great selection of bars and restaurants on-site, including the only rooftop Moroccan-themed lounge in Jamaica. You don’t need to worry if you’re traveling with picky eaters, as the Di Rosa restaurant serves up delicious pizza and homemade pasta, and Union Jack’z does outstanding burgers and pub food.
Families are spoilt for choice when it comes to activities at this resort, whether you want to relax at the spa, or hit the gym whilst the kids are at the kids’ club, or relax by the beach in your own private family cabana, the choice is completely yours!
Holiday Inn Montego Bay Resort
While Holiday Inn as a brand has a reputation for being nice on a budget, the Holiday Inn Montego Bay Resort is by far a step above the rest, it even has its own private island!
It boasts a full range of guest rooms and suites, as well as five on-site restaurants, including great Asian, Italian, and classic Caribbean fare, just to name a few.
When it comes to activities, Holiday Inn Montego Bay Resort is just like any other. You can enjoy a selection of land activities, and watersports, and visit the luxury spa.
Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa
Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa is a gorgeous four-star all-inclusive property, which boasts amazing spacious suites. In fact, the smallest suite available is still over 800 square feet, double the size of the average hotel room in the US! Whilst this is certainly enough space for a family of four, if you’re hoping to travel in ultimate luxury, you can book a three-bedroom villa, complete with a full-size kitchen, wrap-around deck, hot tub, and butler service.
No matter which room you choose to stay in, you’ll be pleased to know that this resort pulls out all the stops. With a dozen on-site restaurants and bars, a kids club and a lounge for teenagers, two swimming pools, and a gorgeous spa.
Iberostar Rose Hall Beach
The Iberostar Rose Hall Beach is a gorgeous five-star resort with a great selection of rooms, all boasting gorgeous bright interiors with elegant and luxurious interior design.
There is a great selection of dining options at the Iberostar Rose Hall Beach, including an adorable ice cream shop (which is a very popular choice with the kids!) Guests can also enjoy great nightly entertainment and an on-dive center.
When it comes to catering to families, this resort is one of the best, particularly if you’re traveling with kids who like to be off doing their own thing whilst you lay back and relax at the pool. Star Camp has great activities on offer for children aged between 4 and 17, including games such as capture the flag and lip-synching contests, as well as a kids pool and a park. If you have very little ones with you, then you may be happy to know that there’s also a babysitting service.
Royalton Blue Waters
There is a great selection of on-site restaurants and bars to choose from, with 11 eateries, including a gelato shop, which is a popular choice with the younger crowd.
When it comes to on-site activities and facilities, there’s plenty to enjoy for all the family, including a pirate-themed waterpark, lazy river, and teen disco nights, as well as all the standard pool and kids club activities to be expected from such a great resort. This resort shares amenities with the nearby sister resort, Royalton White Sands
Royalton White Sands
Whilst we’re on the subject of Royalton White Sands, this is another great resort for all-inclusive family-friendly stays. It is slightly bigger than the aforementioned Royalton Blue Waters, boasting 352 gorgeous guest rooms.
In addition to the pools and restaurants (which are shared between the sister resorts), guests can also enjoy a great range of activities, such as tennis, water sports, and cooking and dance classes.
Hotel Riu Montego Bay
The Hotel Riu Montego Bay is a great all-inclusive resort, boasting gorgeous sea views and a unique Jamaican vibe for all the family to enjoy.
Staff are attentive, and there is a great range of excellent dining options at this resort, including a buffet for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and 24/7 snacks, an Asian buffet restaurant, an a la carte steakhouse, and much more.
There is both a brilliant on-site spa for the adults to relax at, and a great on-site water park, which is sure to be a hit with all the family.
Located in the middle of the busy strip along Montego Bay, Deja Resort offers guests the perfect resort for a great family getaway.
Deja Resort is an ideal property, bang in the Hip Strip of Montego Bay, which is ideal for family holidays, as there is so much to see and do in the area. The resort boasts gorgeous clean rooms, and a great range of restaurants and bars, including an Italian restaurant, and an outdoor bar and grill.
The resort boasts a great pool area, complete with a hot tub, access to Doctor’s Cave Beach, an on-site spa and fitness center, games and entertainment room, which provides fun for all the family, as well as a kids club, where children aged between 4 and 11 can enjoy art and crafts, dance, and meeting new friends.
Royal Decameron Montego Beach
Royal Decameron Montego Beach is a great destination for a family vacation.
Located only five miles from Montego Bay International Airport, there’s no need to suffer a long tedious drive with the impatient little ones as soon as you arrive.
This all-inclusive property offers great dining options, including great buffet options and excellent a la carte dining restaurants available for dinner, great evening entertainment, sports activities, and plenty to do for the little ones too!
Oasis At Sunset
If your family enjoys having plenty of fun, then look no further than the excellent Oasis at Sunset!
One great, unique feature of this resort that sets it apart from the others is its ‘all-inclusive fun’ package, which caters specifically to families, ensuring the little ones are having fun, and that parents are relaxed and happy.
Rooms are clean, bright, and classy, and when it comes to dining, you can enjoy a great range of cuisine from all over the world.
If you’re planning a family getaway to the beautiful area of Montego Bay, but still aren’t sure where to start, head on over to our travel planning page, where you can get in touch with one of our trusted travel advisors, who can help put together the vacation of your dreams.
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Dan graduated from Johnson & Wales University with an associate degree in Culinary Arts. Later he graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies with a focus on people and culture.