Jamaica offers so many ways to unwind during the day, from spa visits to waterside strolls, but the fun doesn't have to stop when the sun sets. Whether you're in the mood for a funky spot where locals flock or a romantic nightclub, you'll have some satisfying choices, especially if you stay at a property that offers entertainment and late-night lounges.
The properties below are among the best choices if you love Jamaica's relaxing afternoons, but want an exciting nightlife too. Some are known for keeping their guests entertained on the premises, and others are notable for being a walkable distance from several nightlife venues.
Each of the properties in the table below are recognized as having excellent nightlife and entertainment, or for having some wonderful nearby entertainment venues. Beginning with our top pick, the Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa, the very best are listed at the top; the rankings take into account a number of relevant features, including their venues, their variety, and more on the properties and nearby.
Because everyone loves a good live performance, we've listed the availability of entertainment frequency at the hotels. Of course, hotels in Jamaica tend to provide more entertainment during the tourist season, so be sure to call or email the property for further information if it's important to you.
|Property||Location||Number of Bars||Lounge/Club||Live Entertainment|
|Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa||15.2 mi. West of Montego Bay||4|
|Downtown Ocho Rios||0|
|Iberostar Rose Hall Suites||4.4 mi. East of Rose Hall||6|
|Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay||Rose Hall||4|
|Secrets St James Montego Bay||1.9 mi. South West of Montego Bay||10|
|Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay All Inclusive||1.9 mi. South West of Montego Bay||10|
|Hedonism II||4.6 mi. North of Negril||6|
|Couples Sans Souci||Ocho Rios||6|
|Franklyn D. Resort||3.0 mi. East of Falmouth||3|
|Beaches Negril Resort and Spa||2.9 mi. North of Negril||6|
|Sandals Grande Rivera||Ocho Rios||12|
|Breezes Montego Bay||Montego Bay||4|
|Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica||Runaway Bay||9|
|Couples Swept Away||2.6 mi. North of Negril||4|
|Sandals Royal Caribbean||2.9 mi. West of Rose Hall||4|
|Grand Lido Braco Resort & Spa||Rio Bueno||5|
|Breezes Negril Resort||5.8 mi. North of Negril||6|
|Wyndham Kingston||0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Kingston||3|
|Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa||15.3 mi. West of Montego Bay||13|
|Sunset Beach Resort & Spa||2.0 mi. South West of Montego Bay||6|
By clicking the name of a hotel, you'll be led to pages dedicated to different aspects of that property. Each one emphasizes the relaxing and beautiful qualities of its location in a different way. These detailed hotel guides will help you decide if the hotel you like is the one you really love.
Those travelers who like to skip from one party scene to another might appreciate a hotel that's in an area with plenty of options for happy hour and beyond. While these hotels may not have the most hopping nightlife scenes of their own, they are right in the middle of areas known for great late-night stops. So when you're wondering how to get the party started, maybe by lounging at a comfortable bar or dancing under the stars, these properties are within a leisurely walking distance or quick taxi ride of several choices.
Click on their names to learn more about the properties below, and all the tempting options they're near, like restaurants, beaches, and attractions.
|Property||Location||Accommodation Type||Bars Within Walking Distance||Bars Within Short Driving Distance|
|Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa||4.7 mi. North of Negril||Resort||22||63|
|Coyaba Beach Resort & Club||2.4 mi. West of Rose Hall||Resort||3||42|
|Golden Seas Beach Resort||8.5 mi. East of Ocho Rios||Resort||3||10|
|Riu Tropical Bay||5.1 mi. North of Negril||Resort||15||55|
|Sunset at the Palms Negril||5.3 mi. North of Negril||Resort||10||54|
|Royal Plantation||Ocho Rios||Resort||18||39|
|Beaches Sandy Bay||4.1 mi. North of Negril||Resort||11||76|
|Riu Ocho Rios||2.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay||Resort||12||12|
|Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort & Spa||2.5 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay||Resort||12||12|
|Jamaica Inn||Ocho Rios||Hotel||19||39|
|Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall||Rose Hall||Resort||15||42|
|Half Moon Royal Villas||Rose Hall||Resort||13||46|
|Jewel Runaway Bay Resort||Runaway Bay||Resort||6||27|
|Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall||4.4 mi. East of Rose Hall||Resort||11||21|
|SandCastles Resort||Downtown Ocho Rios||Hotel||6||34|
|Beachcomber Club & Spa||2.2 mi. North of Negril||Hotel||18||84|
|Courtleigh Hotel and Suites||0.8 mi. Southeast of Kingston||Hotel||11||20|
|Chelsea Hotel||0.5 mi. Southeast of Kingston||Motel||11||20|
|Jamaica Pegasus||1.2 mi. South West of Kingston||Resort||2||19|
You can also browse a different section of our guide. Read all about Jamaica, and more. After all, your trip involves so much more than simply bar hopping and partying. You'll want to pick a hotel, resort, or even villa that has all of the amenities that matter to you, and the right balance between quality and price.
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