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

Though you probably won't find a ton of recreational possibilities at Idle Awhile The Beach, that certainly shouldn't imply you won't encounter other interesting things to do and see during your time in Jamaica.

This resort is backed up to the water, so the absence of a pool on the property isn't a major concern for most people who can simply visit the beach when they need to cool off. Many tourists would rather visit the closest beach, even when a swimming pool may be available. Ease into the warm, bubbling hot tub at this location for a sandless, stressless way to enjoy the water.


Although Idle Awhile The Beach doesn't have a golf course on the property, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. The nearest course is Negril Hills Golf Club, which is located two miles to the southeast of this accommodation. You can play 18 holes at this course. This 5798 yard course is rated as a par 72. If you're considering reserving a tee time, 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.

Visitors who enjoy a variety of aquatic adventures will have a great experience when they stay at Idle Awhile The Beach. The following list shows the watersports that the property has.

  • Boating
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Although children are certainly welcome at Idle Awhile The Beach, bear in mind that this property doesn't provide many amenities intended specifically for families. To find some properties that are focused on catering to families traveling with kids, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Furthermore, Idle Awhile The Beach doesn't have a bar or club of its own, but you'll still have a variety of nearby nighttime options to choose from.

Immediately surrounding your accommodations are a few others that offer a small amount of other nightlife options. These are listed in the chart 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 -- --


Beyond the options you'll find on the grounds of this property, travelers looking to explore will not find a lack of exciting recreational possibilities in Jamaica. No matter if you're looking to relax on a sunny beach or play a couple rounds of golf, you can encounter plenty of other chances for recreation in the region. Check out these articles for information with regard to fishing, riding a bike or scooter, sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, and other activities you might enjoy.


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