Things to See and Do While Staying at Franklyn D. Resort

Jamaica offers guests many exciting recreational possibilities, especially if you plan to stay at a waterfront property like this one. Franklyn D. Resort is great for those who want to stay as active as possible and try their hand at new activities.

Considering the resort has a total of 2 pools on-site, you probably won't have any problem claiming enough room to relax by the water. This accommodation is found next to the coast, meaning that there are a few different ways to play in the water throughout your stay. Also, there's no better way to prepare for your next activitiy than soaking your tired feet in the whirlpool.


Anyone who likes tennis will be especially pleased when staying at this location, because the tennis facilities — located on-site — offer a challenge, as well as a convenient outdoor activity. Though there's only one court, it's equipped with lighting so you can avoid the midday rush and play in the evening.


Even though Franklyn D. Resort doesn't feature a golf course, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. The area's golf courses are Cinnamon Hill Course, Half Moon Golf Course, and White Witch Course. Each is within 15 miles and the most proximate of the bunch, Cinnamon Hill Course, is only a taxi trip away. You can play 18 holes at this course. It is 6380 yards long, and has been rated as a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, the course can be contacted at (876) 953-2984.


Travelers who enjoy a wide variety of aquatic adventures will have a great time during their stay at Franklyn D. Resort. The list below details the watersports available on the property.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

If you plan to bring the whole family on your vacation, you should seriously consider staying at Franklyn D. Resort, which is ready with a great set of family-oriented amenities.

Franklin D. Resort is a children's paradise with an abundance of activities and games, and of course, the vacation nanny. The Yellow Bird Kids’ Club is a hub of activity with toys, educational computer games and activities ranging from arts and crafts to pajama parties. Highly trained staff also leads outdoor activities like snorkeling, kayaking, tennis, and bicycle ride.

One of the biggest attractions for kids is 100-foot water slide, affectionately known as "Big Blue." For children who can swim, rocketing down the twists and turns of the slide and making a big splash in Big Blue's own pool is sure to entertain the little ones for hours on end. For more water fun, the main pool features a shallow end for toddlers and small children with a water-play feature for toddlers.

This vacation destination does have a game room, where both kids and grown-ups can pass hours of downtime. There's a playground on the property too, where the hotel's smallest guests can work out their extra energy. This site also has an organized program for kids, which will keep youngsters busy and entertained. During your stay, you may find yourself wanting to spend a little time away from the kids. The staff can make arrangements for a babysitter, so moms and dads can have the chance to take some time for themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Franklyn D. Resort features live entertainment, so even when visitors stay "in" for the night they won't be missing out on after-hours excitement. Live shows are typically hosted about 7 days per week. Needless to say, the specifics can vary with the season. If you want to find out more about the entertainment schedule, you can reach the resort at (876) 973-4592.

There are also many different bars, so guests can visit a different setting every night without leaving the property.

One choice as you and your companions are looking for nighttime activities is to look into one of the additional accommodations in the neighborhood. The options for nightlife in the neighborhood is feeble, including just Retreat Guesthouse Luxury Suites and Royalton White Sands, the first of which is just a short distance from this property.

At the on-site casino gambling is always an option for evening entertainment.


Not all accommodations in Jamaica feature on-site spas, but Franklyn D. Resort is one of the wonderful properties that can provide its visitors a calm setting where they can enjoy a brief moment of utter relaxation. The following list has some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


The staff can also arrange horseback riding. This activity is popular among guests, so contact the front desk if you're interested in giving it a try.

Franklyn D. Resort also has shuffleboard. It is both a challenging and relaxing way to enjoy your time outdoors.

The beauty salon at Franklyn D. Resort offers both a relaxing and convenient way to get freshened up for a special occasion, or fun night out.

Beyond the activities available right on-location, travelers who enjoy getting out 'n' about can find a multitude of interesting recreational possibilities in Jamaica. No matter if you would rather relax on the beach or enjoy a round or two on the golf course, you can encounter plenty of other recreational opportunities in and around the area. Click on these pages to learn more regarding sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities.


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