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 choice for vacationers looking for something to do in the evening. The Jungle is one such after-hours location, but there are plenty of other options as well.

Situated in Negril Beach Hotel Zone, Idle Awhile The Beach happily welcomes tourists who want to stay in this neighborhood. It's 2.0 miles north of the center of Negril.


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 awarded a rating of 4 stars, based on numerous measures, including overall quality, style, and more.

Below, you can see the in-room amenities provided by Idle Awhile The Beach.

  • 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

If a particular amenity is important to you, you can contact the resort by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

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.

To see this property's general amenities, check out the following list:

  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Wi Fi Internet Access

However, don't hesitate to contact the location if you're still not sure exactly what to expect. To find out more info about the specific activities and recreation opportunities that Idle Awhile The Beach has to offer, 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.

Besides the on-site dining options, guests hoping for more culinary variety might also want to consider some of the other nearby mealtime choices. Vacationers who stay at Idle Awhile The Beach will find a few solid places to eat in the vicinity. It can be helpful to learn about the nearby restaurants, though Idle Awhile beach provides dining of its own, including Chill Awhile. Click here for more information on this area's dining choices.

Guest Services

Services at this property, including the one below, may help you get the most out of your time here.

  • Turndown Service

Also available are a couple of business amenities, which could be ideal for any visit, especially for those who think business should be comfortable.

  • Computer


You'll encounter numerous attractions in the vicinity of Idle Awhile beach. The nearest include Long Bay Beach Park, Barney's Hummingbird Garden, and Discovery Falls. Considering this resort is right on Seven Mile Beach, this property is a great place for sun-bathers and watersports fanatics. When seeking a different place to relax by the water, there is also nearby Negril North Beach.

One of the nearest notable areas to the resort is Negril. If you find yourself with spare time, escape for a day trip to a neighboring city to familiarize yourself with new sounds and sights.

If you're still curious about what else is in the vicinity of Idle Awhile The Beach, 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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