Things to See and Do While Staying at Gardenia Resort

If you are looking to find a place to stay in Jamaica with a laid-back attitude as well as many activities to choose from, then Gardenia Resort may be just what you're looking for. Here, there are unlimited options, including several fantastic recreational options, which makes their beautiful accommodations all the more appealing.

Gardenia Resort does have a swimming pool, so even during your busiest days it provides a nice place to cool off and refresh. Of course, these accommodations are also proudly located on the water, so there's a few different places to soak in the sun when you room here.

If you're worried about finding a gym to use while in Jamaica, this destination has you covered; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


Although Gardenia Resort does not have a golf course, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. The closest course is Negril Hills Golf Club, which is located just a meager interval away from the lodging, so it won't be hard to make heading over for a few rounds of golf. There are 18 total holes at this golf course. The length of this course is 5798 yards, and it's rated as a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, you can reach the course at (876) 957-4638 ext. 3614.


A vacation to Jamaica can be a good time to try out a new recreational sport. There are a number of different options available on the property, so you are sure to find an enjoyable aquatic activity, even if it's your first time. The following list shows the watersports available at Gardenia Resort:

  • Boating
  • Parasailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Water Skiing

Family Activities

Gardenia Resort welcomes families, even if you might not encounter a wide offering of amenities or activities designed for the younger set. If it is important that you find a hotel to stay with more features that help make your vacation even more family-centric, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

Most parents truly appreciate the rarity of an evening sans children. Here, they allow parents the chance to explore alone, because they offer a babysitter.

Entertainment and Nightlife

While you can't catch any live performances at this accommodation, this site does have a couple of places to grab a cocktail.

You'll also find a few nearby accommodations with after-dark activities of their own. None of the lodgings immediately surrounding your property have significantly high ratings with regards to nightlife, but they will offer you a bit of variety. Check out those shown below:

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 8 check
Beachcomber Club Central Negril 1 check
Sunquest Cottages Central Negril -- --
Firefly Beach Cottages Central Negril -- --
Rayon Hotel Central Negril -- --
Sandy Haven Resort Central Negril 2 --
Coco La Palm Resort Central Negril 1 --


Not all options in Jamaica can say they have a spa, but Gardenia Resort is one of the limited number of properties that is able to entice visitors with a nearby place where they can enjoy a brief moment of utter relaxation.


Beyond the activities you'll find on the property, travelers hoping to explore will certainly appreciate the many interesting sites to see and things to do in Jamaica. Whether you'd rather lay out at the beach or enjoy a few rounds on the golf course, you can find lots of other recreational opportunities in and around the area. Click these articles for information regarding riding a bike or moped, shopping, diving, sightseeing, snorkeling, fishing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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