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

Jamaica provides many interesting places to explore, especially if you're staying at a beachfront property like this one. Hotel Riu Montego Bay is one of the best options for guests who prefer to stay active and try their hand at new activities.

Hotel Riu Montego Bay has one pool. Lounging at the only pool might not be the most anticipated activity on your list, but it's a hassle-free way to unwind before dinner or a night out. Of course, these accommodations are also proudly located on the water, so you'll have a couple different ways to stay cool outdoors over your time here. Another relaxing feature at this property is its whirlpool.

For those who don't like breaking from their fitness routines, this property makes it easy to stay on track; the exercise facility on-site includes the equipment you need to keep it going.


Tennis players will especially enjoy staying at this property, because its tennis facilities — located on-site — are fun for all ages and skill levels. You will find 2 tennis courts on-site. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset.

Searching for more spots like this one? You can browse nearby hotels with this activity, like Sandals Royal Caribbean and Sandals Montego Bay.


Even though Hotel Riu Montego Bay doesn't feature a golf course, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. Golf courses in this area are Half Moon Golf Course, SuperClubs Ironshore Golf & Country Club, and White Witch Course. All of them are within four miles and the closest of the bunch, SuperClubs Ironshore Golf & Country Club, is only a quick distance away from the lodging, so you can plan going over for some rounds on the links. The course has a total of 18 holes. This 6285 yard course is rated as a par 71. For those who would like to find out more information, you can call the course at (876) 953-3681.


While staying in Jamaica why not try out a new recreational sport? There are a variety of different options available here, so you will be sure to find a watersport that you can enjoy, regardless of your style. Check out the following list, which shows the watersports offered at Hotel Riu Montego Bay:

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

Family Activities

Although travelers can bring their kids to Hotel Riu Montego Bay, know that this accommodation option doesn't provide many amenities for the whole family. To look instead at nearby options that cater to families traveling with kids, take a look at these properties recommended for families.

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 relatively quiet when the sun sets. Hence, this property is probably not a top pick for guests who want after dark entertainment where they are staying.

You should also know that there's no bar or club on this property, but that doesn't mean you'll be left without something to do at night.

Immediately surrounding your accommodations are a few others that offer a small amount of other nightlife options. These are listed in the chart below:

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 --

If you're not satisfied with the nighttime activities here, you can visit the nearest casino, Treasure Hunt Montego Bay.


Guests will find some of the best opportunities for relaxation at Hotel Riu Montego Bay, considering this destination has an on-site spa. The following list provides some of the available services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool

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


Though you'll find a lot of activities on the property, vacationers who enjoy exploring can find a multitude of interesting things to do and see in Jamaica. Whether you would rather lay out at the beach or play a couple of rounds on the golf course, you will find lots of other options for recreation in the area. Check out these links to read more with regard to snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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