Things to See and Do While Staying at Gardenia Resort

If you are looking to find a place in Jamaica that has a pleasing setting and several activities to choose from, then Gardenia Resort may be precisely what you've been looking for. Here, you'll find many exciting recreation opportunities, which makes their beautiful accommodations all the more appealing.

Gardenia Resort has one swimming pool, so during your spare time it makes for an easy opportunity to cool off and refresh. Of course, these accommodations are also proudly located on the water, so there's a few different places to cool off in the sun throughout your stay.

Some travelers worry about finding a gym that they can use during their stay, but here they have them covered; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


Even though Gardenia Resort doesn't feature a golf course, you might be able to schedule a tee time. The nearest golf course is Negril Hills Golf Club, which is located just a short trip away from the lodging, so it won't be hard to plan a quick trip for a few rounds of golf. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. It's a par 72 course, and is 5798 yards long. For golfers who want to learn more, contact the course at (876) 957-4638 ext. 3614.


Travelers who want a wide variety of watersports will have a great experience while they visit Gardenia Resort. The list below details the water activities that the property offers.

  • Boating
  • Parasailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Watercraft
  • Water Skiing

Family Activities

Families are encouraged to stay at Gardenia Resort, but you probably will not be impressed by a lot of different amenities and activities designed for the kids in your family. If it is important that you find a hotel to lodge at with more features that are of particular interest to kids, check out accommodations which are top-rated for family vacations.

At some point during your vacation, you might want to relax without the kids. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so that parents can have a chance to take some time for themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

There are two bars available on property, so you will have the option of picking which one you like if you want to sip on a drink while on your trip.

The nightlife scene extends beyond the reaches of your own lodgings. You can visit some of the accommodations in the area, though few are especially known for having a lot of variety. These include those listed in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Gardenia Resort with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
The Palms Resort Central Negril 1 check
Donaldson's Inn Central Negril -- --
Sea Splash Resort Central Negril 1 --
Foote Prints on the Sand Hotel Central Negril 1 check
Top Beach Cabins Central Negril -- --
Couples Swept Away Central Negril 4 check
Beachcomber Club & Spa Central Negril 1 check
Wild Parrot Cottages Central Negril 1 check
Firefly Beach Cottages Central Negril -- --
Rayon Hotel Central Negril -- --
Sandy Haven Resort Central Negril 2 --
Coco La Palm Resort Central Negril 1 --


Visitors will find some of the best opportunities for relaxation at Gardenia Resort, considering this destination features its own spa.


Even though there is a lot of fun activities right on this property, visitors who want to get out 'n' about won't find a shortage of interesting outdoor attractions in Jamaica. Whether you would rather relax on a sunny beach or enjoy a few rounds on the golf course, you will find lots of other chances for recreation in the immediate vicinity. Check out these articles for information with regard to riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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