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9 New Resorts in Jamaica

Looking to relax and rewind on a Jamaica honeymoon or romantic retreat? You’ll want to find the perfect place to stay, and  one of the island’s newest resorts could be just what you’re looking for. 

A getaway to one of these stunning new hotels in Jamaica will surround you with the latest in modern amenities and luxury.

Whether it’s your first time visiting Jamaica or your hundredth, we’ve got you covered with this list of 9 new resorts in Jamaica (and coming soon). Read on to find the best new Jamaican resort for your perfect holiday!

Sandals Dunn’s River, Ocho Rios (Opened May 2023)

Situated in a beautiful secluded location on the north coast of Jamaica, surrounded by stunning rivers, forests, and breathtaking waterfalls, Sandals Dunn’s River is an oasis.

We recently visited Sandals Dunn’s River and had an amazing time. The resort raised the bar for Sandals Resorts, especially in the food and beverage area.

This adults-only Caribbean all-inclusive resort underwent a transformation and is an amazing new addition to the other 6 luxurious Sandals resorts in Jamaica. It offers unlimited fine dining in 12 restaurants and unlimited premium liquors in 9 bars, plus a fully stocked minibar in every room. 

The grounds feature 5 pools and 2 river pools, as well as a beautiful beach. As at every Sandals resort, guests will enjoy unlimited nonmotorized watersports with professional instructors, PADI-Certified scuba diving and equipment, a wide variety of land sports, daily and nightly entertainment, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a luxurious spa. To top it all off,  tips and taxes are all included!

If you’re planning a destination wedding in Jamaica, this is a destination you’ll want to keep in mind, as they also offer free weddings for stays of 3 nights or longer.

Hideaway at Royalton Blue Waters, Montego Bay (Opening Late 2023)

If you’re a fan of the already-established Royalton Blue Waters located in Montego Bay, then you’re in for a treat this year. Opening in late 2023, the Hideaway at Royalton Blue Waters Montego Bay will be an adults-only property offering an all-inclusive experience on the shores of Trelawny.

This new resort in Jamaica boasts round-the-clock fun for adults, including a world-class spa, fitness center, and unlimited international and local liquor as part of your all-inclusive package. There will be 8 bars and 11 dining options to choose from.

With a selection of 352 brand-new rooms and suites, this new resort will be perfect for those looking for a luxurious getaway or honeymoon in 2024 and beyond! If you choose to stay at the Hideaway, you’ll also have access to the neighboring resort of Royalton Blue Waters Montego Bay.

Sandals Royal Dunn’s River, Ocho Rios (Coming Soon)

Those who are interested in a stay at Sandals Dunn’s River may want to bide their time a little. While Sandals Dunn’s River will be open in May 2023, the adjacent oceanfront land is being transformed into Sandals Royal Dunn’s River, another stunning brand-new resort.

This luxurious Sandals adults-only all-inclusive resort in Jamaica will feature 250 lavish rooms and suites as well gorgeous amenities and facilities. Exclusive exchange privileges will be available between these adjacent resorts, so when you stay at one you’ll be able to enjoy all that both have to offer!

Beaches Runaway Bay, Runaway Bay (Coming Soon)

If you’re looking for a great family-friendly resort in Jamaica, then look no further than the brand-new Beaches Runaway Bay, brought to you by the Sandals family-friendly all-inclusive resort brand of Beaches

Located partway between Ocho Rios and Montego Bay in beautiful Runaway Bay, this new resort in Jamaica will feature dedicated wellness areas and exciting new activities such as skateboarding, bike trails, a climbable treehouse, access to the 18-hole championship Runaway Bay Golf Club, and much more. 

It will be a superb resort for keeping the little ones entertained while you enjoy your relaxing vacation!

Ocean Cliff Hotel Negril, Negril (2021)

Situated on the beautiful cliffs of the Negril coast, Ocean Cliff Hotel is an adults-only resort that opened in 2021. It offers a lively, intimate, and luxurious vibe at a breathtaking beachfront location. 

Whether you’re looking for a destination wedding or simply a stunning spot in which to celebrate your honeymoon, Ocean Cliff Hotel provides immense attention to detail when it comes to catering for your special occasion. From private cars on arrival to champagne, chocolate, and fresh fruits to seaside candlelit dinners, this hotel is perfect for anyone looking for a relaxing and rejuvenating getaway.

Eclipse at Half Moon, Montego Bay (2020)

Located between the sea and the hills at Montego Bay, Half Moon is a stand-out resort. Its new addition, Eclipse at Half Moon, is one of the most luxurious new resorts in Jamaica to open recently.

Eclipse at Half Moon features 57 luxury accommodations, 2 restaurants, 3 bars, a beautiful market café, a spa, an infinity-edge swimming pool, and a private beachfront with its own natural swimming cove.

With full access to the rest of the Half Moon Resort, you may never want to leave? This incredible Jamaica resort makes the perfect backdrop for a destination wedding or romantic getaway.

S Hotel, Montego Bay (2019)

Overlooking Doctor’s Cave Beach, this trendsetting resort combines a Jamaican vibe with a beautiful contemporary design. With multiple bars, a pool, an international restaurant, cafe, spa, gym, and even an exclusive Sky Deck for those booked onto the concierge floors, this new hotel in Jamaica brings the laid-back feel desired by all who visit the island.

S Hotel also offers flexible meeting and event spaces, great for a special event or as the perfect spot to celebrate your destination wedding!

The location is also nothing short of perfect if you’re looking to stay in Montego Bay. With a central spot on Jimmy Cliff Boulevard, you’re only a short walking distance from the best nightlife, shops, and restaurants in this part of Jamaica.

Hotel Grand A View, Montego Bay (2019)

Located in Montego Bay only a 6-minute walk from Cornwall Beach and Doctor’s Cave Beach, Hotel Grand A View offers everything you need for a perfect vacation, whether you’re traveling for a family getaway or a romantic trip for two.

At Hotel Grand A View, you can find great accommodation, an on-site restaurant, free private parking, a fitness center, and a bar. While this fairly new resort in Jamaica may seem small when compared with the other resorts on this list, it makes a great spot for those looking for somewhere a little less expensive yet still classy.

Ocean Eden Bay, Montego Bay (2019)

Facing the ocean in the Montego Bay area, Ocean Eden Bay is a beautiful 5-star adults-only resort. With access to its own white sand beach and turquoise waters, this relatively new resort in Jamaica features modern rooms, a large swimming pool, and a huge range of dining options, including an exclusive dinner-show restaurant with themed performances.

If you’re looking for somewhere luxurious and unique, Ocean Eden Bay could be the perfect place for you. With an on-site spa, swanky rooms, exclusive services, and a complete entertainment program, this is a great spot for those who love something a little different.

As if that isn’t enough, if you stay at Ocean Eden Bay, you’ll also have access to all the services and amenities of the adjacent Ocean Coral Spring resort.

Now that you’ve read our top new resorts in Jamaica (and coming soon), what do you think? Which is the best one for you? 

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Still can’t decide? Check out our travel planning page and get all the help you need from our trusted experts to book your dream honeymoon or perfect romantic getaway to Jamaica! Or, check out the other articles we have about this popular Caribbean destination, including Top 20 Jamaica Resorts and Hotels, 20 Best Adults-Only All-inclusive Resorts in Jamaica, Top 10 Jamaica Honeymoon Resort Packages & Planning Guide, Top 10 Jamaica Destination Wedding Packages & Resorts, 10 Best Negril 5-Star Resorts, Couples Resorts Jamaica, and Top 10 Jamaica Swim-up Rooms.

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