Idle Awhile Resort

With just eight rooms and six suites, the boutique-style IdleAwhile offers guests their full attention at all times of the day. Relax at the hotel, or have the staff help you to arrange tours and trips around the island. Negril and West End Cliffs are both within 15 minutes of the hotel, allowing you to spend your days exploring the fast-paced areas of the island before returning to the tranquility of IdleAwhile.

Idle Awhile can also be a good option for guests looking for some after-dinner fun. The Jungle is one such after-hours destination, but there are plenty of other options in this general area.

Set in Negril Beach Hotel Zone, Idle Awhile Resort is a great choice for guests interested in staying in this neighborhood. The center of Negril is two miles (three kilometers) to the south.


The comfortable and well-appointed suites and deluxe rooms at the Idle Awhile Resort certainly allow guests to do some idling in they choose. The Caribbean style deluxe rooms have a private verandas, king-size beds, air conditioning, ceiling fans, mini refrigerators, cable TVs, telephones, clock radios, and safes.

The one bedroom suites provide a lot of extras including a living room, an extra large veranda (with rattan chairs and hammock), and a well-equipped kitchen. There is also one Junior Suite located in a verdant tropical garden with an enclose patio with dining area, perfect for families with small children.

Idle Awhile is an extremely small option containing just 14 units. Travelers who prefer a quiet setting over distracting details will like the calm atmosphere at this small accommodation. With respect to overall quality, we've given this resort a rating of three and a half stars.

A partial list of the in-room features and amenities that you'll find at Idle Awhile Resort include:

  • Television
  • Safe
  • Room Service
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Internet Access Port

Contact the property to request or confirm all types of amenities, considering some details vary per room.

Activities and Amenities

Guests can enjoy massage, body wraps, scrubs, and facials at Couples Swept Away Spa. Local ingredients such as lemon grass, ginger, and sugar cane are used to prepare treatments.

The list below gives a preview of some other amenities on-site:

  • Boutiques
  • Highspeed Internet

If you're interested in something in particular, it's a good idea to double check with the property just in case some of the amenities vary. To read an in-depth discussion about the types of recreation and activities offered at Idle Awhile Resort, click here.


The Chill Awhile Restaurant at the Idle Awhile Resort offers plenty of tasty Jamaican treats, with Italian and vegetarian cuisine available and thirst-quenching fruit drinks.

In addition to the on-site dining, visitors looking for more culinary variety should also look into some of the region's other nearby restaurant choices. Guests here will encounter a small handful of restaurants within reach of these accommodations. It's never a bad idea to find out if there are suitable options in the area, though Idle Awhile provides on-site dining, including Chill Awhile. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Remember to ask about the property's guest services -- including the ones listed here -- are ready to help you make your vacation as enjoyable as possible.

  • Turndown Service
  • Local Shuttle Service
  • Fitness Center Off-Site
  • Tour Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop


You will notice many interesting sites and attractions in the vicinity of Idle Awhile. Some of the closest attractions include Long Bay Beach Park and Royal Palm Reserve. Because this resort is located on Seven Mile Beach, this property is particularly attractive to anyone who wants to have an incredible view. Also nearby is Hi Lo Beach, just a few miles from the property.

One closeby area of interest from the resort is Negril. To ensure you see as much of the region as possible, have a little side trip to a nearby town or two and see what they're all about.

For our comprehensive article on other destinations and attractions near Idle Awhile Resort, click here.

Contact Info

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

Phone: (876) 957-3302

Secondary Phone: (876) 957-3303



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