Franklyn D. Resort

Franklyn D. Resort

A tropical retreat for the whole family, Franklyn D. Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive, beachfront boutique hotel that includes everything from meals and drinks to activities, all for one standard rate. Each family even receives a very special vacation nanny, a unique feature at FDR, who will care for you, your children, and your suite, for the entire length of your stay.

Those hoping to stay active won't leave disappointed with this all-inclusive destination, as they will be able to enjoy a wide range of recreational possibilities. Regardless of what you've come in search of, whether it's action on the water or on land, this beachfront location has got it all.

Located in Trelawny Parish, 2.2 miles north of Daniel Town, Franklyn D. Resort, an all-inclusive property, offers a warm welcome to vacationers interested in staying in this part of Jamaica. The center of Falmouth is three miles (five kilometers) to the west.


Franklyn D. Resort & Spa features spacious, air-conditioned, one-, two- and three-bedroom suites housed in eight low-rise buildings of distinct Tuscan-style architecture. Surrounded by verdant tropical gardens, suites are just steps from the Caribbean Sea and are beautifully decorated with a tropical flavor. Suites feature a fully equipped kitchen, living room, dining area, refrigerator, en-suite bathroom, spacious balcony or garden terrace. From internet access to iPod docks and DVD players, the suites offer the latest technology and conveniences.

Since the property has a total of 154 rooms, Franklyn D. Resort is a somewhat expansive place to stay. A good selection of amenities and ample space to roam make this large property a hit with those who want their trip to Jamaica to be full of choices.

On the basis of features on-site, style, and ambience, Caribya! has assigned this resort a rating of three and a half stars. You can learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A listing of the in-room conveniences available for visitors at Franklyn D. Resort is provided below.

  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Internet Access Port
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioned

Call ahead to ensure the availability of all types of amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

In keeping with its family-friendly theme, the Franklyn D. Resort & Spa has a uniquely designed Teens Programs. They can learn new sports like snorkeling and tennis. They'll meet new friends from a variety of different places, mingle with their peers, and enjoy their own hangout, complete with computers, Xbox 360's, Nintendo Wii, and a game room with pool, ping pong and foosball. Teenagers even have their own disco nights. More adventurous teens can take advantage of the Teen Scuba Diving Adventure which is offered at the resort by S.C.U.B.A. Jamaica.

Located on-site is a casino, so you may want to make plans to visit when you're feeling lucky.

Franklin D. Resort is a children's paradise with an abundance of activities and games, and of course, the vacation nanny. Click here to read more.

For this lodging's general amenities, take a look at the following list:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Basketball
  • Sports Available
  • Bicycling
  • Parasailing
  • Water Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Shuffleboard
  • Playroom
  • Volleyball
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Horseback Riding
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing

If you have your heart set on a particular activity, it's always best to call with questions just in case some of the amenities vary. To see a comprehensive description about the specific recreation and activities that Franklyn D. Resort has to offer, click here.


From romantic dinners by candle light to hearty children-only buffets, Franklyn D. Resort & Spa provides dining choices for everyone.

On the boardwalk steps from the Caribbean Sea, or in the open-air dining room, the Verandah Restaurant serves international cuisine in a family atmosphere. Sumptuous buffet breakfasts are served every morning and at lunchtime you'll find tasty salads, hot entrees and mouthwatering desserts. Dinnertime features an international a la carte menu with tasty local and French specialties.

For the quintessential romantic dining experience, look no further than Pier Restaurant. Dining at this adults-only, gourmet Italian restaurant gives mom and dad the opportunity to enjoy a romantic evening without the kids in tow. Candle-lit meals include delicious antipasto, wine, a great choice of salads, soups, pasta and entrees, delectable desserts and cheeses.

For snacks and light fare all day long, head down to the beach where you’ll find the Sea Cotton Tree Grill. This casual eatery features popular specialties like Jamaican beef patties and mouthwatering jerk pork or healthy choices like grilled Panini sandwiches and wraps.

After a busy day of fun in the sun, children are offered a great spread at the Kidz Buffet. A well-balanced, buffet-style meal is served on customized tables set at just the right height for the little ones. The menu features a number favorites spaghetti and meatballs, macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets, fish fingers, a selection of healthy salads, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, hot dogs and hamburgers.

Juices, milk, non-alcoholic daiquiris, chocolate milk, soft ice cream and dessert treats are also available. After dinner there is ping pong, pool, air hockey and foosball to keep the kids entertained until the Kiddies Disco opens later in the evening.

In addition to dining options on-site, visitors looking for further culinary diversity can also check out some of the region's other local dining establishments. Visitors staying at Franklyn D. Resort will discover a small handful of restaurants in the vicinity. It's never a bad idea to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, even though Franklyn D. Resort does have dining of its own, including Verandah Restaurant. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Familiarizing yourself with this property's guest services -- including the ones shown below -- may help you stay relaxed while visiting Jamaica.

  • Handicap Facilities
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop

Also available are some business amenities, which makes it a good choice for just about any trip, whether it's for business or pleasure.

  • Conference Facilities


Guests will encounter many attractions in the vicinity of Franklyn D. Resort. Plan a vacation outing to some of the closest attractions like Water Square, Fort Balcarres, and Outameni Theme Park. Because this resort is located on Burwood Beach, it is an ideal place for those who want to thoroughly enjoy the sun, surf, and sand during their visit. Also in the area, within a few miles of the property, is Half Moon Beach.

The resort is situated near Falmouth, a beautiful area for tourists to experience the diversity of Jamaica.

For more info on what you'll find near Franklyn D. Resort, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Main Street, Trelawny Parish, Jamaica

General: (876) 973-4592



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