Attractions in Negril

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Home to what is often ranked as one of the top beaches in the world, it is hard to keep Jamaica's tourists out of Negril.  Those who travel such a great distance to see what Seven Mile Beach is all about should make plans to see more of the area as well.  Here, they will find themselves in the presence of attractions that include plantation ruins, an operating rum factory, and yes, a few casinos as well. 


Negril's Seven Mile Beach

You'll find a good group of beaches to enjoy in the area. Snorkeling is available at some locations, for vacationers who are so inclined. You can click on the beach names for more information concerning that beach.

A location where you may find people snorkeling is Seven Mile Beach. This butterscotch 20-acre beach is hugged by a bow-shaped town, and is the longest continuous stretch of powdery beach on Jamaica. You can spot the beach's majestic cliffs further up the shore, and there's a lighthouse at the end of the beach.

Attractions Map

Another good option for snorkelers is Rhodes Hall Beach. This small beach rests on Samuel's Bay National Marine Park and is flanked by huge, all inclusive resorts. They sit on the sidelines of the beach itself and don't subtract from its pristine beauty.

Hi Lo Beach: Hi Lo Beach is located in Negril, nearby a commercial and resort area. Here, vacationers can spend their days lounging in the sand, catching a few rays, and stopping to dip their toes into the cool waters as often as they like.

Of course, you'll find additional beaches in the area. Click here to view our guide to beaches for Negril.


Abba Jahnehoy Place

Assuming you like to explore other cultures and places, you might enjoy visiting a museum during your time in Negril.

A museum you might enjoy seeing is Abba Jahnehoy Place, Every wondered about the Rastafarian culture of Jamaica? Here at Abba Jahnehoy Place, you can learn everything you need to know about the subject in a peaceful and beautiful environment.

The table below lists some details concerning a museum in the area.

Museums In Negril
Name Phone Location Island
Abba Jahnehoy Place (876) 578-9578 The vicinity of Negril Jamaica

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Guests will enjoy some other intriguing local landmarks in this area.

Miscellaneous Landmarks In Negril
Name Type Location Island
Negril Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Negril Jamaica

Natural Attractions

Visitors who like spending time outdoors will frequently enjoy Barney's Hummingbird Garden. Explore a beautifully flourishing and well-maintained tropical garden that promotes all that is naturally beautiful about Jamaica, all the while interacting with friendly and busy hummingbirds.

Royal Palm Reserve is another local site you might want to consider. Get a sense of the natural side of Jamaica by taking a day to spend at the Royal Palm Reserve.

These are just a few of the choices you'll find. To visit our page about natural attractions in Negril, check out this page.


Jamaica Casinos

Looking for some action? Visitors wanting to test their luck on the slots can find a few venues where they can do so in and near the area.

Hedonism II Casino is located in the heart of Negril. The casino at Hedonism II is a small space with just 20 game machines. There are no live game tables.

RIU Tropical Bay Game Room, which is on the premises of Riu Tropical Bay, is found within Negril. The game room at RIU Tropical Bay borders on a casino, with a collection of slot machines that will keep you occupied for a good chunk of your day as you try to at least break even.

The gaming venues in and near Negril are displayed down below.

Gambling In and Around Negril
Name Type Located At Phone Location
Grand Palladium Casino Casino Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa (876) 619-0000 18.1 mi. Northeast of Central Negril
Hedonism II Casino Slot Machine Arcade Hedonism II (876) 957-5200 Central Negril
Jungle Negril Slot Machine Arcade -- (876) 957-4005 1.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Negril
RIU Tropical Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade Riu Tropical Bay (876) 957-5900 5.1 mi. North of Central Negril

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