Idle Awhile The Beach

The boutique-style Idle Awhile The Beach offers guests their full attention at all times of the day. Guests can relax at the hotel, or have the staff help you to arrange tours and trips around the island. Located on the world-famous Seven Mile Beach, the resort's beach-chic, laid-back ambiance is enhanced by the louvered windows, local artwork and private verandas.

Idle Awhile beach can also be an excellent option for guests looking for something to do in the evening. The Jungle is one such entertainment possibility, but there are plenty of other options as well.

Set in Negril Beach Hotel Zone, Idle Awhile The Beach is a great choice for customers wanting to stay in this neighborhood or nearby. If you're curious, the center of Negril is two miles (three kilometers) to the south.


All accommodations have a private veranda and Gilchrist & Soames bath products. The Deluxe Garden and Deluxe Ocean guestrooms have a veranda that is furnished with a daybed and lounge seating, a mini-refrigerator and a bright bathroom and a king bed.

The Ocean View Suites, Garden View Suites and Junior Suites have spacious enclosed patios with lounge seating and a dining table. They also have a fully equipped kitchen, a king bed and a queen bed.

The Whitehouse Suites are across the street from the lobby and have separate loving rooms, verandas with dining tables and fully equipped kitchens. The lower level Whitehouse Suite had a king bed, spacious bathroom, twin sofa beds, and a gazebo with a two person hammock. The upper Whitehosue Suite has an open design where the master bedroom, which has a king bed, opens to the living and dining area; there is also a separate bedroom with a queen bed.

The Family Suite is ideal for large families because of its separate living and dining areas and fully equipped kitchen. There is also a king bed and a set of double bunk beds; this suite is located across the street from the lobby and has a max occupancy of six.

This resort has been given a 4 star rating from Caribya! on the basis of ambience, style, public spaces and furnishings. Learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Below, you can see this location's in-room amenities.

  • Safe
  • In-Room Alarm Clock
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioned
  • Temperature Control
  • King Bed
  • Flat Screen TV
  • TV Remote Control
  • Queen Bed
  • Ceiling Fan

Call the resort to ensure the availability of any specific amenity, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

Guests at Idle Awhile The Beach can enjoy access to the 10-acre fitness facilities at Couples Swept Away. The fitness facilities include cardio and weight training equipment, a 25-meter lap pool, racquetball, tennis and squash courts and more. Guests must be 18 years old or older to access this facility.

Guests can enjoy massage, body wraps, scrubs, and facials at the spa at Couples Swept Away. Local ingredients such as lemon grass, ginger, and sugar cane are used to prepare treatments. Guests must be 18 years old or older to access this facility.

For this location's general amenities, take a look at the list below:

  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Wi Fi Internet Access

However, since these details tend to change, don't hesitate to contact the location to be sure everything you're expecting is available. To view an in-depth discussion about the types of activities and recreation opportunities offered at Idle Awhile The Beach, click here.


The Chill Awhile Restaurant offers plenty of tasty Jamaican treats, with Italian and vegetarian cuisine available and thirst-quenching fruit drinks. Meals here are served alfresco on the beach.

For guests in one bedroom suites, a private chef can be arranged. In-room dining is available from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm.

Outside of what's available on-site, guests looking for extra culinary variety might also check out some of the other local dining establishments. Those staying at Idle Awhile The Beach will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants beyond the property. It may be helpful to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, even though Idle Awhile beach does have on-site dining, including Chill Awhile. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

This property's guest services, including the one named below, can help you keep your itinerary effortless.

  • Turndown Service

Also provided are some business amenities, which can make any trip more productive, whether it's for business or pleasure.

  • Computer


You'll encounter lots of attractions close to Idle Awhile beach. Plan a vacation outing to some of the closest attractions like Long Bay Beach Park and Barney's Hummingbird Garden. Because this resort is located on Seven Mile Beach, it's the perfect spot for those who want to thoroughly enjoy the sun, surf, and sand during their visit. Negril North Beach is another spot worth visiting in the area.

The resort is in the vicinity of Negril, a nice area for tourists to experience the diversity of Jamaica.

To learn more about other destinations and attractions near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril Beach Hotel Zone, Jamaica

Phone: (877) 243-5352

Secondary Phone: (876) 957-9566



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