Beaches Negril Resort Review 2023

Beaches Resorts are family-friendly all-inclusive resorts throughout the Caribbean. Owned by the Sandals brand, these resorts deliver the same high level of service, luxury, and amenities as the Sandals adults-only all-inclusives. And while these are family-oriented resorts, there are still plenty of reasons for couples to visit on their own. In fact, Beaches Resorts are popular for honeymoons and destination weddings.

One of two Beaches resorts in Jamaica, Beaches Negril is set on the famous Seven Mile Beach,

We’ll tell you all about this popular Jamaica family all inclusive resort in our Beaches Negril review.

Beaches Negril Overview

Beaches Negril is one of Jamaica’s newest and most luxurious resorts. The 5-star all-inclusive resort offers some of the best accommodations in lush landscaping along Negril’s Seven Mile Beach, including two- and three-bedroom Together Nest Suites® with butler service, and offers 11 dining options and 7 bars.

Beaches Negril reviews are mostly positive, with guests praising the beach, family activities, food, and service. Currently, Beaches Negril is our pick for best Beaches resort.

Beaches Negril Rooms and Suites

At all Beaches Resorts, families appreciate the world-class, spacious accommodations. From comfortable rooms to expansive family suites to palatial villas, Beaches provides the perfect place to stay for groups.

Beaches Negril has all-new rooms and suites, having been enhanced and reopened in 2020. The largest suite is the Firesky Reserve Four-Bedroom Butler Villa, with ocean views, three floors, private outdoor space and pool, family rooms, dining areas, full kitchens, three bathrooms, soaking tubs, and walk-in showers.

Tropical Beachfront Three-Bedroom Walkout Grand Butler Family Suites have 4 bathrooms, a full living room, and a private patio.

For pure luxury check out the Eventide Four Bedroom Penthouse, which has an incredible rooftop deck. All of these accommodations come with 24-hour butler service.

There are also two-bedroom and one-bedroom suites with private balconies or patios, both walkout and beachfront as well as family suites with ocean or garden views.

Rooms at Beaches Negril include Tropical Beachfront Concierge Family Rooms with two connecting bedrooms and bathrooms plus private balconies; Tropical Beachfront Walkout Concierge King or Double rooms with private patios and sofabeds; and Negril Luxury King or Double rooms with private balconies or patios.

Beaches Negril Amenities & Activities

As we mentioned before, Beaches Negril is on the world-famous Seven Mile Beach. The beach here is a long stretch of powder-white sand with beautiful clear and calm water, perfect for watersports. This beach faces west, so it offers fantastic sunset views.

Guests enjoy all sorts of complimentary watersports including kayaking, Hobie Cat sailing, snorkeling, and paddleboarding. Only available at Beaches Negril is SNUBA, a combination of snorkeling and scuba diving. As at Sandals resorts, equipment and instruction are included for everything.

Also like at the Sandals resorts, scuba diving is also included for certified divers. Instruction is available for a fee.

The huge range of complimentary activities at Beaches Negril also includes day and night tennis, shuffleboard, table tennis, beach volleyball, soccer, billiards, basketball, outdoor chess, bocce ball, croquet, and pool tables. There’s also 3 pools, 3 whirlpools, a fitness center, the Red Lane Spa, and daily and nightly entertainment.

The Beaches Negril waterpark is right on the beach and features 8 giant waterslides, pools including kid-friendly pools, and a 650-foot lazy river.

There are facilities for kids and teens, including Kids’ Camp with certified nannies, an Xbox play lounge, Port Royal Arcade, and the Club Liquid teen disco (which turns into an adult nightclub later on). Sesame Street characters pop up throughout the resort, and you can book area excursions for an extra cost.

A unique offering at Beaches Negril is the Caribbean’s first Certified Autism Center.

Beaches Negril Food and Drink

Eleven Beaches Negril restaurants serve a variety of cuisine including Italian, barbecue, pizza, beachfront Caribbean and seafood, an international buffet, Asian, sushi, a French café, Peruvian, and Mexican, as well as frozen yogurt and gelato.

Seven bars include beach bars and swim-up bars. Couples can also book romantic candlelight dinners.

Beaches Negril Location

One of two Beaches resorts in Jamaica, Beaches Negril is located on 20 acres along Seven Mile Beach in Negril on the west side of Jamaica. It is about an hour and a half from the airport, and Beaches Negril airport transfers are complimentary.

If you’re wondering which Jamaica Beaches is best for you, check out our article on Beaches Negril vs. Ocho Rios.

Beaches Negril Inclusions

Like Sandals resorts, practically everything is included at Beaches resorts. Your rate will cover luxurious accommodations, all meals and snacks at all restaurants, all nonalcoholic and alcoholic drinks including premium liquor and Robert Mondavi wine, stocked inroom minibars, unlimited watersports and land activities, scuba diving, daily and nightly entertainment, kids’ activities and facilities including a Kids Camp with fully certified nannies, unlimited access to the Pirates Island waterpark, access to the fitness center, free WiFi, roundtrip airport transfers, and all tips and taxes.

Google Rating: 4.4

TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

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