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.

Guests looking to stay active will never run out of things to do at this all-inclusive destination, as they'll have convenient access to a wide array of outdoor opportunities. Whatever you're searching for, whether it's thrills on land or on the water, this beach-side destination will have you covered.

Located in Trelawny Parish, 2.2 miles north of Daniel Town, Franklyn D. Resort, an all-inclusive property, happily welcomes travelers who are interested in basing their vacation in this part of Jamaica. In case you're wondering, 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.

Because there are 154 rooms, Franklyn D. Resort is a somewhat pretty big place to stay. The social scene here might make this resort a great setting for families who want to explore a roomier property. This resort has received a rating of three and a half stars, when it comes to service, amenities, and overall quality.

Accommodations Map

Below, you can see the in-room amenities provided by Franklyn D. Resort.

  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Internet Access Port
  • Telephone

Contact the property to ensure the availability of particular amenities, as some elements can vary based on the room reserved.

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.

Considering on-site entertainment is a guest favorite, the casino at these accommodations will keep guests plenty entertained.

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

The following list displays some other amenities:

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

Just in case, it's best to contact the lodging if you're still not sure exactly what to expect. Visit this page to go to an in-depth discussion about the specific activities available at Franklyn D. Resort.


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 the dining options on-location, travelers looking to find more culinary diversity should also check out the region's other local restaurant choices. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants close-by. It can be a time-saver to check out the nearby restaurant options, though Franklyn D. Resort provides dining of its own, including Verandah Restaurant. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

The guest services -- including the ones shown below -- may help you make your vacation as enjoyable as possible.

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

Also provided are a few business amenities, so it's a safe bet for any stay, if one must bring business along while attending this area.

  • Conference Facilities


You will notice lots of interesting sites and attractions near Franklyn D. Resort. Plan a vacation outing to some of the closest attractions like Water Square and Fort Balcarres. Since this resort is located right on Burwood Beach, it is particularly attractive to travelers who look forward to frequent trips to the water. Also nearby is Half Moon Beach, just a few miles from the property.

The resort is located in the vicinity of Falmouth, a pleasant part of the island for vacationers to experience the diversity of Jamaica.

For more info on other destinations and attractions near Franklyn D. Resort, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Main Street, Trelawny Parish, Jamaica

General: (876) 973-4592



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