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

Jamaica offers no shortage of intriguing recreational opportunities, particularly for guests staying at an oceanfront property like this one. Franklyn D. Resort is a perfect option for guests who want to stay entertained and have their choice of multiple activities.

This property has 2 swimming pools, so don't worry about having to fight for enough room to relax. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is also found right next to the beach, so there are many ways to play in the water when you stay here. This location also has a whirlpool, an amenity sought by many couples and tired travelers.


Tennis players will be especially pleased when staying at this location, since the tennis facilities — located on-site — allow guests to stay active and have fun, too. Though the property only has one court, it is equipped with lighting for when your schedule is full of afternoon activities, and you'd rather set up an after-hours match.


Although Franklyn D. Resort does not have a golf course, you could try to arrange a tee time nearby. The area's golf courses are Half Moon Golf Course, Cinnamon Hill Course, and White Witch Course. All of them are within 15 miles and the most nearby of the group, Cinnamon Hill Course, is only a taxi cab ride away. The course has a total of 18 holes. It is 6380 yards long, and has been rated as a par 72. If you're considering reserving a tee time, the course can be reached at (876) 953-2984.


While visiting Jamaica you may want to try out a new recreational sport. Franklyn D. Resort offers multiple options, so you're sure to find an aquatic activity to enjoy, regardless of your skills. The bullets below shows the watersports available at Franklyn D. Resort:

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

Family Activities

Families with children should seriously consider staying here at Franklyn D. Resort, which has tons of family-focused 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 both kids and their parents can blow off some steam. Plus, there's a playground where children can safely release all that energy. The location offers an organized kids' program, too. Some parents understand the rarity of a night without their kids. Here, they allow parents a chance to spend some time alone, because they offer a babysitting service.

Entertainment and Nightlife

This property offers a schedule of live performances, so even when guests choose to stay in at night they won't miss the chance to see some of Jamaica's best performers. Guests can usually catch live entertainment 7 days per week. Of course, the specifics can vary with the season. If you'd like to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, contact the resort at (876) 973-4592.

Another nice thing about this spot is their several bars, so you and your companions can enjoy a cocktail before or after the show.

An alternative choice for when you are game for after dark opportunities is to seek out one of the additional lodgings in the community. The opportunities for nightlife in the neighborhood is minimal, including only Retreat Guesthouse Luxury Suites and Royalton White Sands, the first of which can be found just a quick hike from Franklyn D. Resort.

The property has its own casino, so you may want to test your luck with a few games of chance.


Visitors will be able to relax as much as they want, considering this destination has an on-site spa. The list below has some of the available spa services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


The front desk also arranges horseback rides. Since the weather is nice year-round, horseback riding is a pleasant experience at any time.

Another way to spend time at Franklyn D. Resort is to play shuffleboard. It's a pleasant way to spend some time outdoors.

The beauty salon on the property is a convenient place to prepare for a night out.

Though there is a lot to do on the property, vacationers who enjoy getting out 'n' about shouldn't ever find a lack of interesting outdoor attractions in Jamaica. Whether you'd rather spend time on the beach or enjoy a few rounds of golf, you can encounter lots of other options for recreation in your immediate surroundings. Check out these articles to learn more with regard to riding a bike or moped, shopping, snorkeling, diving, fishing, sightseeing, and other activities.


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