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.

Active guests should find exactly what they're looking for at this all-inclusive resort, which provides an impressive selection of recreational possibilities. Regardless of what you're in the mood for, whether it's excitement in the ocean or on land, this beachfront location has got it all.

Positioned on the northern outskirts of Trelawny Parish, 2.2 miles north of Daniel Town, Franklyn D. Resort, an all-inclusive complex, is a great choice for vacationers wanting to stay in this part of Jamaica. If you're curious, 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 154 rooms, Franklyn D. Resort is a relatively expansive location. With plenty of space per guest, the capacity makes this resort an ideal match for travelers who want to explore a larger, more active property. In terms of quality, we've given this resort a rating of three and a half stars.

Look below for a listing of in-room amenities offered by Franklyn D. Resort.

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

If you want to confirm exactly what comes with your room, contact the front desk to verify availability.

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.

Since it's conveniently located on-site, the casino at these accommodations promises a good time, if not good fortune.

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.

The list below shows some other amenities:

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

If you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect, it's always best to call with questions since the specifics tend to change. Visit this page to navigate to an in-depth description about the kinds of recreational opportunities that Franklyn D. Resort has to offer.


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.

Outside of what's available on-location, guests hoping to find extra culinary diversity may also be interested in some of the other local eateries. Those staying at Franklyn D. Resort will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants nearby. It's worth it to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, even though Franklyn D. Resort does have on-site dining, including Verandah Restaurant. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

The property's guest services -- including the ones listed below -- can help ensure that you stay stress free and relaxed while visiting Jamaica.

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

Another plus is this property also has a small set of business amenities, perfect for people who are visiting on account of business in addition to the beautiful area.

  • Conference Facilities


Guests will find many interesting sites and attractions near Franklyn D. Resort. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Water Square, Fort Balcarres, and Outameni Theme Park. Since this resort is located right on Burwood Beach, it is an ideal vacation spot for anyone who wants to experience the area's beautiful coastal region. Half Moon Beach is another seaside strip in this area, within a few miles from this accommodation.

The resort is located near Falmouth, an enjoyable area for vacationers to stop over.

To see more about what else is in the vicinity of Franklyn D. Resort, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Main Street, Trelawny Parish, Jamaica

General: (876) 973-4592



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