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

Jamaica provides lots of exciting outdoor opportunities, especially for visitors booking a waterfront destination like this one. Hotel Riu Montego Bay is a perfect option for visitors who want to stay as active as possible and try their hand at new activities.

Hotel Riu Montego Bay has one pool. Hanging out at the pool may not be one of your priorities, but it provides a refreshing way to spend your downtime at the hotel. This property is also in a breezy location on the coast, so you'll find multiple ways to enjoy the sunlight while visiting. For an even more comfortable way to enjoy the water, you might like the whirlpool on-site.

For those who don't like breaking from their fitness routines, this property makes it easy to stay on track; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


This resort is able to provide a lot of fun for tennis players, because vacationers staying here can spend some of their vacation time on the court. Guests will find 2 tennis courts on-site. Of course, players don't have to stop when the sun goes down; courts here are equipped with lighting.

Searching for more spots like this one? You may want to compare Hotel Riu Montego Bay to similar sites with this activity, like Sandals Royal Caribbean and Sandals Montego Bay.


Although there isn't a golf course at Hotel Riu Montego Bay, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. Golf courses in this area include Half Moon Golf Course, Cinnamon Hill Course, and White Witch Course. All of them are within four and a half miles and the closest of the bunch, Half Moon Golf Course, is just a small interval away from the property, so it won't be a bother to plan on stopping by for some rounds on the links. Players will find 18 challenging holes at this nearby course. It is a par 72, with a total length of 6581 yards. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (888) 830-5974.


Travelers who appreciate an array of aquatic adventures will have a great time while they visit Hotel Riu Montego Bay. The following list shows the watersports that the property offers.

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

Family Activities

Though Hotel Riu Montego Bay welcomes those traveling with children, keep in mind that the property doesn't offer very many specifically family-focused amenities. To find some properties that are focused on catering to families traveling with kids, you might want to consider properties rated best 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

If you're the type of traveler to seek out trendy nightspots and a full schedule of live entertainment, then Hotel Riu Montego Bay is not the best option. The resort tends to be fairly quiet after sundown.

Furthermore, there isn't a bar or nightclub on the property, but that doesn't mean you'll be left without something to do at night.

You may also choose to spend some time exploring the limited nightlife opportunities at the accommodations surrounding your own. These options are in the following chart:

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, one of the closest casinos is at Treasure Hunt Montego Bay.


Not every property in Jamaica has a spa of their own, but Hotel Riu Montego Bay is one of a few that is able to entice visitors with a nearby place where they can relax under the care of talented professionals. The list below shows some of the services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool

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


In addition to the activities available right on-location, guests who want to go exploring won't find a shortage of interesting outdoor activities in Jamaica. Regardless of whether you would rather relax on the beach or enjoy a round or two of golf, you'll encounter lots of other opportunities for recreation in the immediate vicinity. Click these links to learn more with regard to sightseeing, scuba diving, riding a bike or scooter, shopping, fishing, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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