Idle Awhile The Villas

Set on a private stretch of Negril's famed 7-Mile Beach, Idle Awhile Villas is Jamaica's premiere villa resort. Lush, tropical gardens separate the villas, which range from one to five bedrooms. Private pools and jacuzzis are scattered throughout the property, offering cool retreats from the hot Caribbean sun. Idle Awhile Villas' private beach is spacious and clean, providing the ideal backdrop for a destination wedding and reception.

Idle Awhile Villas can also be the perfect option for those looking for some after-dinner fun. Among other options, you can hang out at their very own bar, which is located conveniently on the property.

Located in Negril Beach Hotel Zone, Idle Awhile The Villas happily welcomes visitors who are interested in basing their vacation in this neighborhood. It is 2.2 miles north of the center of Negril.


Every villa has an attentive, highly-trained staff—a gourmet chef, personal bartender, and housekeeper—who attend to your every need, ensuring your stay at Idle Awhile Villas is a relaxing escape from the everyday. In the morning, the concierge visits and makes arrangements for activities, shopping and off-site excursions.

The one bedroom Seagrape Villa has a private garden, living room, full kitchen, master bedroom with a king bed and a shared Jacuzzi. The two bedroom Mango Villa has a living room, dining area and kitchenette; it also has two bedrooms with a king bed in each and two bathrooms.

The three bedroom Baseberry Villa spans two floors and has three bedrooms and three bathrooms. There is also a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, living room, power room and bar. Off of each bedroom is a private veranda and there is a private dining patio and Jacuzzi outside.

The four bedroom Almond Villa is ideal for couples that are travelling together. There are four king-bedded bedrooms in this two story oceanfront villa, each with a private veranda. There is also a living room, billiards room, dining room, outdoor covered living area and private swimming pool.

The five bedroom Cottonwood Villa and Palm Villa both have a covered outdoor living area and private swimming pool. Overlooking the ocean, these villas have five bedrooms with king beds, private verandas and en-suite bathrooms. The villas also have a dining area, living room, powder room and fully equipped kitchen.

Idle Awhile Villas has a grand total of 6 villas, making it a very small property. Guests who prefer personalized service over an abundance of space will like the intimate feeling of this property. In terms of overall merit, we have rated this villa complex a four and a half star rating.

Below, you can see a list of in-room amenities found at Idle Awhile The Villas.

  • Kitchenette
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • King Bed
  • Air Conditioned
  • Kitchen

Call the villa complex to request or confirm their amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

Guests have access to the 10-acre fitness complex at Couples Swept Away. The fitness complex includes a fully equipped gym with weight training and cardio equipment, a 25-meter lap pool, squash, tennis and racquetball courts and more. Guest must be 18 years or older to utilize the fitness complex.

Guest have access to the spa at is they are 18 years old or older. The spa menu features facials, body wraps, scrubs and massages while utilizing local ingredients like lemon grass, sugar cane and ginger. Private massages inside your villa can also be arranged.

The list below gives a preview of some other amenities at this property:

  • Complimentary Parking
  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Wi Fi Internet Access

If you don't want any surprises upon arrival, don't hesitate to call with questions because these details are often in flux. Visit this page to go to an in-depth description about the specific activities that Idle Awhile The Villas offers.


Guests at Idle Awhile The Villas have the option of choosing a European dining plan or an all-inclusive package during their stay.

Guests at The Villas experience authentic island cuisine prepared specially for them by their villa's personal chef. Some of the cuisine options offered are local fruit, shrimp or lobster salad, a fish platter featuring the catch of the day, curried goat, jerk chicken and a Jamaican breakfast featuring codfish and ackee with friend plantains and Johnny cakes.

Another important consideration when choosing where to stay are the local mealtime possibilities one can find in the surrounding area. Guests here will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants in the vicinity. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Idle Awhile The Villas offers guest services, including the ones listed below, helping you stay on track while enjoying your stress free stay in Jamaica.

  • Concierge
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Fitness Center Off-Site


You will find many attractions located near Idle Awhile Villas. The nearest include Long Bay Beach Park, Barney's Hummingbird Garden, and Discovery Falls. Since this villa complex is located right on Seven Mile Beach, this property is an ideal place for anyone who wants to experience the area's beautiful coastal region. When seeking a different place to relax by the water, there is also nearby Negril North Beach.

The villa complex is located in the vicinity of Negril, a pleasant area for travelers to visit.

For additional information about what else is in the vicinity of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril Beach Hotel Zone, Jamaica 431JM

Phone: (877) 243-5352

Secondary Phone: (876) 973-3302



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