Negril Attractions

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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. 

Beaches

Negril's Seven Mile Beach

You'll find a large selection of beaches to enjoy in and around the area. Snorkeling is an option at some of the beaches, for vacationers who enjoy this relaxing pastime. You can click on the beach names for more detail concerning that section of the coast.

One beach where snorkeling is a popular 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 snorkeling fans 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.

Bloody Bay: Lined with sprawling resorts and bowed palm trees, Bloody Bay features white to tan sands speckled with colorful shells, and clear, calm azure waters. Not far off shore is a shallow coral reef structure.

These are just a few of the places worth checking out For more about beaches, read this article.

Museums

Abba Jahnehoy Place

If you like to expand your knowledge of other places and cultures, you might enjoy visiting a museum during your vacation.

A museum worth considering 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 chart just below shows more information on a museum you might enjoy in Negril.

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

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Visitors may explore some other intriguing places worth visiting 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

Barney's Hummingbird Garden

Barney's Hummingbird Garden is one of the outdoor tourist attractions you might enjoy visiting. <p>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.</p>

Discovery Falls is another attraction that allows you to enjoy the natural surroundings. <p>Founded in 2009, this exhilarating experience has allowed guests to view the beautiful island of Jamaica from above as they zip through the trees on a safe and fun zip-line tour.</p>

Negril has many other nature attractions. To find out about other natural attractions in this area, visit this page.

Casinos

Jamaica Casinos

Looking for some action? Visitors interested in testing their luck in some gaming action have several venues where they can do so in and near the area.

RIU Tropical Bay Game Room, part of Riu Tropical Bay, is found in Negril. This casino is small, but has a surprisingly large number of slot machines. There is an ATM available in the game room, but it has a$6(USD) charge to withdraw cash.

The gaming opportunities in and near Negril are displayed 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
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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