Riu Tropical Bay

Riu Tropical Bay

Just ten steps away from the Caribbean Sea is Rocalata Resort and Spa, an adults-only, clothing optional haven for those guests who want to be free to be, well . . . free. Whether you choose to dress up or not, the sprawling resort property features a number of daily activities, a collection of delectable eateries, and elegantly-appointed guest rooms.

Riu Tropical Bay can also be an excellent choice for guests looking to go out after dinner. Whether it's the a little gambling or the Caribbean bar scene you're after, you'll find it all at this oceanfront destination.

Located toward the northern outskirts of Negril Beach Hotel Zone, Riu Tropical Bay offers a warm welcome to vacationers who are thinking about basing their vacation in this neighborhood. It's 5.1 miles north of the center of Negril.


With more than 400 elegant guestrooms, guests at the Hotel Riu Tropical Bay are sure to find the room that is perfect for them. Suites are also available. They offer extra space and luxury including a hydro-massage bathtub and an integrated lounge.

Riu Tropical Bay is quite a large location boasting 590 rooms. A long list of options and plenty of space to explore make this huge resort a hit with those who want access to endless entertainment.

With respect to overall style, amenities, and ambience, Caribya! has given this resort a rating of 4 stars. You can learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they tend to be lower than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Below, you can see a listing of in-room amenities offered by Riu Tropical Bay.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Television
  • Safe
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioned
  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Iron
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access Port
  • Mini Bar
  • Balcony

If you desire a certain amenity for your stay, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

When it comes to on-site entertainment, the casino at these accommodations will keep guests plenty entertained.

In addition to these in-room amenities, this resort also offers some other amenities.

  • Live Entertainment
  • Playroom
  • Sailing
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Water Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Shuffleboard
  • Fishing
  • Complimentary Health Club
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Snorkeling

To be sure everything you're expecting is available, it's always best to call with questions since the specifics tend to change. Visit this page to see an in-depth article about the types of activities available at Riu Tropical Bay.


Guests at the Hotel Riu Tropical Bay have an abundance of food choices: breakfast buffets; lunch and dinner cold/hot buffets; traditional Jamaican barbeque (6 days a week), and special theme buffets (twice a week).

There are several outstanding restaurants including Negril, Krystal (fusion cuisine), Rimini (Italian), Hakuchi (Japanese) and Bloody Bay (poolside restaurant/grill steakhouse).

Outside of what is available on-site, those hoping to find more culinary variety might also look into some of the region's other local mealtime choices. Travelers looking for somewhere to eat will encounter a small handful of restaurants within traveling distance. It can be a time-saver to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, even though Riu Tropical Bay has some tasty choices of its own. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Riu Tropical Bay offers guest services, including those in the following list, meaning you can check off a few details and enjoy your vacation.

  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry

This property also has a few business amenities, which is nice for those who are visiting for business-related reasons.

  • Business Center


You will notice many interesting sites and attractions within a short distance of Riu Tropical Bay. Some of the closest attractions include Long Bay Beach Park and Barney's Hummingbird Garden. Because this resort is directly on Bloody Bay, it is an attractive setting for sun-worshippers who can't wait to hit the sand. Rhodes Hall Beach is another nice nearby spot to soak up some sun.

One of the closest areas of interest to the resort is Negril. If you want to see even more culture, food, and fun, take a day to travel to a nearby town to gain some perspective on the country.

To see more about what's near Riu Tropical Bay, click here.

Contact Info

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

General: (876) 957-5900

Website: http://www.riu.com/en/Paises/jamaica/negril/hotel-riu-tropical-bay/oferta.jsp?


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