The Best Accommodations for Swimming Pools in Jamaica

Make a Splash in Jamaica's Swimming Pools

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Lazing by the pool — it's one of the simple pleasures of vacationing. The pool at your hotel is sometimes a better choice than the beach, particularly if all you want to do is enjoy a cocktail and chill out by the water.

Every hotel listed below has at least one swimming pool. They've been rated as having some of the best swimming and pool amenities in Jamaica with many considerations in mind, including landscape design, pool size, and poolside bars. To learn why these hotels make great places to stay, just click on any one of them to view articles full of important details about all their features — besides their wonderful pools.

Best Properties in Jamaica for Swimming Pools
Property Location Number of Pools Primary Pool Size Whirpool Poolside Bar
Couples Sans Souci Ocho Rios 4 Large check check
Sandals Negril 4.4 mi. North of Negril 4 Large check check
Sandals South Coast Crab Pond Bay 6 Large check check
Secrets St James Montego Bay 1.9 mi. South West of Montego Bay 5 Large check check
Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay All Inclusive 1.9 mi. South West of Montego Bay 5 Large check check
Beaches Negril Resort and Spa 2.9 mi. North of Negril 3 Large check check
Iberostar Rose Hall Suites 4.4 mi. East of Rose Hall 5 Large check check
Couples Negril 4.9 mi. North of Negril 2 Large check check
Moon Palace Jamacia Grande Downtown Ocho Rios 7 Large check check
Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica Runaway Bay 3 Large check check
Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa 15.2 mi. West of Montego Bay 5 Large check
Jewel Runaway Bay Resort Runaway Bay 3 Large check check
Breathless Montego Bay Resort & Spa 2.2 mi. South West of Montego Bay 4 Medium check check
Hedonism II 4.6 mi. North of Negril - -
Couples Swept Away 2.6 mi. North of Negril 3 Large check check
Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall 9 Large check
Azul Sensatori Jamaica 4.1 mi. North of Negril 3 Large check
Sandals Montego Bay 2.3 mi. North-Northeast of Montego Bay 4 Large check check
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa 15.3 mi. West of Montego Bay 5 Large check
Sandals Royal Caribbean 2.9 mi. West of Rose Hall 2 Medium check check
Royal Decameron Montego Beach Hotel Montego Bay 2 Large check check
Seastar Inn 1.4 mi. South West of Negril 2 Large check check
Riu Ocho Rios 2.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay 2 Large check check
Sunset at the Palms Negril 5.3 mi. North of Negril 1 Large check check
Riu Tropical Bay 5.1 mi. North of Negril 2 Large check check

Our top ranking property, Couples, finds itself situated in Ocho Rios directly on the beach. This allows travelers admission not only to the pool but the sand also. For overall quality and on-site offerings, we've awarded this resort a 4 star rating. Keep in mind they feature all-inclusive packages. In addition to featuring a pool, Couples has 4 courts where visitors might play a game of tennis.

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Whether you and your party intend to spend your time swimming, tanning, lying about, or a mixture of each, there are a variance of swimming pool settings to select from. With 4 pools on-site, Couples allows guests just enough aquatic variance. The main pool is recognized for its refined design, which has travelers awe-struck as they sit near the water. It's quite a big swimming pool at that, and has exquisite grounds. As an added bonus, there is a soothing whirlpool for guests to ease into, providing a hotter, more relaxed environment for adults to enjoy time of their own.

Additionally, the pool includes a selection of conveniences that provide the opportunity for vacationers to take pleasure in a whole day by the swimming pool. The pool area snack cart is a wonderful location to enjoy a yummy snack as you endure the time between meals. When you begin to feel thirsty, simply head over to the pool bar, which offers up a collection of alcoholic beverages as well as those of the non-alcoholic variety.

While you are enjoying some time in the pool and want a beverage to drink, there isn't any need to bother exiting the pool. One surprising perk happens to be the luxury of their swim up bar, which offers you the opportunity to make your way over to the bartender, grab a drink, and swim off, drink in hand.

Each of the hotels in Jamaica will appeal to a different type of vacationer; using our guide you can decide which hotels have the best family amenities, on-site dining, nightlife, and more.

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