Things to See and Do While Staying at Idle Awhile The Beach

Even though guests likely won't find many recreational possibilities at Idle Awhile The Beach, that certainly doesn't mean you won't encounter a variety of other interesting things to see and do during your time in Jamaica.

This resort is right on the water, so the absence of a swimming pool on the property is not a concern for most visitors who can enjoy a swim at the beach instead. A lot of tourists prefer to swim at the nearest shore even when a pool may be available. You can, however, have a relaxing moment in the whirlpool.


Despite the fact that Idle Awhile The Beach doesn't have a golf course, you may be able to arrange some playing time nearby. The nearest course is Negril Hills Golf Club, which is located two miles from the resort. The course has a total of 18 holes. The length of this course is 5798 yards, and it's rated as a par 72. For those who would like to find out more information, you can call the course at (876) 957-4638 ext. 3614.


Idle Awhile The Beach is located directly on the Seven Mile Beach, offering endless sand, sunshine and water. Guests can lounge in the shade, go on glass bottom boat rides, sail or snorkel. There is also a complimentary twice daily shuttle to Idle Awhile The Cliffs, where guests can also swim.

Vacationers who enjoy a wide variety of aquatic adventures will have a wonderful time during their visit Idle Awhile The Beach. The list below shows the watersports available on-site.

  • Boating
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Although children are certainly welcome at Idle Awhile The Beach, keep in mind that the property doesn't offer very many specifically family-focused amenities. To view some places with more amenities of particular interest to kids, check out accommodations which are top-rated for family vacations.

Entertainment and Nightlife

You should also know that there isn't a bar or nightclub on the property, but you can still take your pick of nearby nightspots.

You'll find a few other nightlife options at nearby accommodations, as shown below:

Accommodations near the Idle Awhile The Beach with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Charela Inn Central Negril 1 check
Coco La Palm Resort Central Negril 1 --
Sandy Haven Resort Central Negril 2 --
Negril Palm Beach Club Central Negril -- --
Palm Beach Leisure Central Negril -- --
Greenleaf Cabins Central Negril -- --
Negril Rainbow Arch Central Negril -- --
Secrets Cabins Central Negril -- --
Chippewa Village Hotel Central Negril -- --
Firefly Beach Cottages Central Negril -- --
Rayon Hotel Central Negril -- --
Nirvana Central Negril -- --


Besides what can be found on the grounds of this property, travelers who want to get out 'n' about will find many exciting things to see and do in Jamaica. Whether you are looking to relax on the beach or play a couple of rounds on the golf course, you will encounter lots of other recreational opportunities in the vicinity. Click these links to learn more regarding riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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