Things to See and Do While Staying at Hotel Riu Montego Bay

Jamaica provides plenty of exciting places to explore, especially for visitors booking a beachside destination like this one. Hotel Riu Montego Bay is one of the best properties for guests who want to stay active and have their choice of multiple activities.

There is one pool at Hotel Riu Montego Bay. Swimming may not be the most anticipated activity on your list, but it provides a hassle-free way to spend your free time. Of course, this property is also in a breezy location on the coast, so there will be more than one way to stay cool outdoors during your stay. Another relaxing feature at this property is its whirlpool.

You won't have to abandon your fitness routine while vacationing at Hotel Riu Montego Bay; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


This resort is able to provide a lot of fun for tennis fanatics, considering visitors can choose to play a match or two on the property. Guests will find 2 tennis courts on-site. Evening matches are also a possibility here, since you have the option of using a lit court.

If you're wondering where else you can find tennis courts, you can browse other tennis properties, including Sandals Royal Caribbean and Sandals Montego Bay.


Although there isn't a golf course at Hotel Riu Montego Bay, you may be able to arrange some playing time nearby. Nearby golf courses include White Witch Course, Half Moon Golf Course, and Cinnamon Hill Course. All of them are within four and a half miles and the most nearby of the collection, Half Moon Golf Course, is just a small distance away from the lodging, so it won't be hard to plan going over for a few rounds of golf. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. This par 72 course has a total length of 6581 yards. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, the course can be reached at (888) 830-5974.


While staying in Jamaica why not try out a new recreational sport? Hotel Riu Montego Bay offers a number of different options, so you can be sure to find an aquatic activity to enjoy, regardless of your skills. The bullets below names the watersports offered at Hotel Riu Montego Bay:

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Although your children are always welcome at Hotel Riu Montego Bay, there aren't many amenities specifically for families with children. To view nearby choices that offer more amenities of this type, check out accommodations which are top-rated for family vacations.

Families with small children can take advantage of Riu Montego Bay Hotel's daytime activities program designed to keep children active and entertained (for children ages 4-14). There is also a specially design children's pool and playground to keep the little ones engaged and satisfied.

Entertainment and Nightlife

This resort tends to be calm and quiet when night comes around. Accordingly, this property is probably not the top selection for guests who want thrilling nightlife where they are staying.

You should also know that this site doesn't have a nightclub or bar on-site, though you'll still be able to find some nearby nightlife.

Additionally, you will find a number of nearby accommodations with a small selection of after-dark activities. For something a little different than what you might find at your own lodgings location, check out the nightlife at the options in the following table:

Accommodations near the Hotel Riu Montego Bay with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Sandals Royal Caribbean 3.8 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay 4 check
Cariblue Beach Hotel and Scuba Diving Resort 3.7 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay -- --
Coyaba Beach Resort & Club 4.2 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay 3 check
Sandals Montego Bay 2.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Montego Bay 4 check
Tropical Court Hotel 1.8 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Montego Bay 2 --
Relax Resort 1.6 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Montego Bay 1 check
Executive Inn 1.3 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay -- --
Buccaneer Beach Hotel 1.5 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay 1 check
Verney's Tropical Resort 1.0 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay 1 --
Sandals Carlyle 1.3 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay 2 check
Grandiosa Hotel 1.0 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay -- --
Hotel Gloriana 1.2 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay 1 --

For some nearby fun, you can visit the closest casino, Treasure Hunt Montego Bay.


Vacationers will be able to relax as much as they want, because this destination features a spa. The following list provides some of the services available at the spa:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool

The "Renova Spa" wellness center has a range of different treatments and massages.


In addition to all of the activities you'll find right on this property, vacationers hoping to do some exploring will never run out of exciting things to do in Jamaica. No matter if you would rather hang out on the beach or enjoy a couple rounds of golf, you'll find plenty of other chances for recreation in the immediate vicinity. Click on these links to learn more concerning snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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