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

It can be difficult to decide which of Jamaica's many activities are right for you. Fortunately, the Franklyn D. Resort will provide numerous ways to enjoy the nearby coastal region. This destination offers travelers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, which means you'll have lots of fun activities to choose from during your vacation.

With 2 swimming pools to choose from at Franklyn D. Resort, you won't have to rush ahead of other guests to find a few lounge chairs in the shade. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is found next to the shore, so there are a few different ways to spend time in the water when you stay here. Of course, you can also ease into the property's whirlpool, especially after a lot of walking around the city.


Anyone who likes tennis will be especially pleased when staying at this location, because the tennis facilities — located on-site — make a fun place to spend time with the family. There is only one court here, but it does have lighting for when you'd rather skip out on the sunburn and play when it's cooler.


Although there isn't a golf course at Franklyn D. Resort, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. The area's golf courses include Half Moon Golf Course, Cinnamon Hill Course, and White Witch Course. All of them are within 15 miles and the most proximate of the collection, Cinnamon Hill Course, is only a taxi cab ride away from the property. There are 18 holes at this course. The length of this course is 6380 yards, and it's rated as a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, you can call the course at (876) 953-2984.


Travelers who want an array of aquatic adventures will have a great experience while they stay at Franklyn D. Resort. The list below details the water activities available on the property.

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

Family Activities

Your kids will have everything they need to stay entertained at Franklyn D. Resort, which has your choice of several family-friendly 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.

The site has a game room, where guests of all ages can play arcade games and be social. Plus, there's a playground where some of the hotel's smallest guests can enjoy some outdoor fun. Busy families can also rely on the organized children's program to keep their kids entertained at the property. At times, you might want to enjoy Jamaica's grown-up attractions, without worrying about the kids. The property can provide a babysitting service, so parents can have a chance for some peace and quiet, or a night out by themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the best amenities here is its schedule of live entertainment, so even when guests choose to stay in at night they won't be missing out on after-hours excitement. Typically, live entertainment is offered 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the details can vary seasonally. If you'd like to learn more about their on-property entertainment, call the resort at (876) 973-4592.

Plus, at this destination you'll also find many bars, which provide the perfect excuse to explore all areas of the property.

Another opportunity to look at as you and your group are on the hunt for after dark fun is to look into one of the other properties in the community. The choices for nightlife in the area is sparse, including only Retreat Guesthouse Luxury Suites and Royalton White Sands, the first of which is found just a short hike from this lodging.

There is also a casino on the property, which is the perfect excuse to stay "in" for the night.


Not every property in Jamaica has spa facilities, but Franklyn D. Resort is one pleasant place that is able to offer its guests a convenient place where they can relax under the care of talented professionals. This list provides some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


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

Yet another pastime at this destination is shuffleboard. It's a pleasant way to spend some time outdoors.

The beauty salon on the property is a convenient place to get your hair and makeup done for a dinner date or special night.

Though there's a lot to do on the grounds of this property, visitors looking to explore shouldn't ever find a shortage of exciting things to do and sites to see in Jamaica. Whether you'd rather lay out at the beach or play a round or two on the golf course, you'll encounter lots of other recreational opportunities in the region. Investigate these pages to read more with regard to snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities.


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