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 an excellent place for guests looking for some after hours fun. Among other possibilities, you can enjoy their very own bar, which is located conveniently on the property.

Set in Negril Beach Hotel Zone, Idle Awhile The Villas happily welcomes travelers who are thinking about lodging in this neighborhood or nearby. From this accommodation, the center of Negril is two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the south.


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 just 6 villas, so we classify it as a very small property. Visitors who prefer personalized service over an abundance of space will like the intimate atmosphere at this property.

This villa complex has been awarded a rating of four and a half stars from Caribya! with respect to overall style, furnishings, and ambience. Learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Below, you'll find a list of amenities in-room available at this location.

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

Be sure to call ahead if you need all types of amenities, if it's particularly important to 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.

To see general amenities at the location, take a look at the following list:

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

Since the specifics tend to change, it's best to check with the front desk if you're interested in something in particular. To see more about the types of recreation and activities that Idle Awhile The Villas has to offer, click here.


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 thing to consider while picking where you'll stay is the availability of dining nearby. Hungry guests will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants close-by. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Idle Awhile The Villas provides guest services, including those listed below, meaning you can check off a few details and enjoy your time on property, and off.

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


There are lots of attractions situated near Idle Awhile Villas. Some of the closest are Long Bay Beach Park, Barney's Hummingbird Garden, and Discovery Falls. Because this villa complex is located directly on Seven Mile Beach, this property is particularly attractive to travelers who prefer to stay on the coast. Beyond the lodging, Negril North Beach offers another area to explore.

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

To see the full article 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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