Things to See and Do While Staying at Riu Tropical Bay

There are many things to do and see in Jamaica, and the Riu Tropical Bay can provide everything needed to have an exciting time in their vibrant beachfront location. This property offers vacationers an impressive selection of recreational possibilities, meaning you'll have lots of exciting activities to choose from throughout your vacation.

This property has 2 pools, so don't worry about not being able to find unoccupied lounge chairs. This property is also situated next to the beach, so there are a lot of ways to spend time in the water through the course of your stay. This location also has a whirlpool, an amenity sought by many couples and tired travelers.

Maintaining a workout routine is simple for fitness buffs at this property; you'll find everything you need at their on-site exercise facility.


Tennis enthusiasts should consider staying at this property, since its on-site tennis facilites make for a fun afternoon outdoors that doesn't require travel time or extra funds. You will find 2 courts on this property. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short.

Where else can you stay and play on-site tennis? You may want to compare Riu Tropical Bay to nearby hotels with this activity, including Hedonism II and Couples Swept Away.


Although there isn't a golf course at Riu Tropical Bay, you could try to arrange a tee time nearby. The nearest course is Negril Hills Golf Club, which you'll find conveniently found by taxi cab, so hail one and get a ride there for a few rounds of golfing. The course has 18 holes. It's a par 72 course, and is 5798 yards long. For those who would like to find out more information, contact the course at (876) 957-4638 ext. 3614.


Visitors that appreciate a variety of watersports will have a great experience while they stay at Riu Tropical Bay. The following list shows the water activities available on-site.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

If you're traveling with kids, you should certainly consider making reservations at Riu Tropical Bay, which is ready with a great set of family-friendly amenities.

There is a game room on-site, where guests of all ages can play arcade games and be social. There is an organized program for kids at this property, which provides activities that will keep them entertained during their stay here. It gives parents the opportunity to have some time to themselves, while their little ones enjoy supervised playtime. During your vacation, you might want to spend an evening out without the kids. Guests can let the property's staff arrange for a sitter, so that moms and dads can have the chance to take a romantic stroll around town.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of this property's best-loved amenities is its live entertainment, proving that staying inside for the evening can be as satisfying as an expensive night out. Live entertainment is typically available 3 to 4 days per week. Please keep in mind, the schedule may vary. If you'd like to find out more about the entertainment schedule, check with the front desk at (876) 957-5900.

The location also has an on-site bar — a nice place to enjoy a cocktail before you head out for the night.

If you're looking for a change of scenery, consider visiting another accommodation in the area. Few of your immediate options have a wide variety of choices, but will still get you out and about. These include those displayed below:

Accommodations near the Riu Tropical Bay with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Riu Negril Club All Inclusive Central Negril -- --
Sunset at the Palms Negril 5.3 mi. North of Central Negril 4 check
Couples Negril Central Negril 5 check
Hedonism II Central Negril 6 check
Sandals Negril Central Negril 5 check
Point Village Resort Central Negril -- --
Azul Sensatori Jamaica Central Negril 5 --
Beaches Sandy Bay Central Negril 2 check
Beaches Negril Resort and Spa Central Negril 6 check
Couples Swept Away Central Negril 8 check
Top Beach Cabins Central Negril -- --
Foote Prints on the Sand Hotel Central Negril 1 check

With a casino on-site, going for the jackpot is one way to entertain yourself after sundown.


Vacationers will be able to relax as much as they want, considering this destination features an on-property spa. The following list provides some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


Yet another pastime at this destination is shuffleboard. It's a relaxing outdoor pastime to pick up, especially if you've never tried it before.

The salon on-site will allow you to get your hair and makeup done for a special dinner or night of entertainment.

Even though you'll find a lot of activities on the property, those who want to go exploring won't find a shortage of interesting outdoor activities in Jamaica. Whether you'd rather relax on a sunny beach or enjoy a few rounds on the golf course, you can encounter plenty of other chances for recreation in the area. Click on these pages to read more concerning riding a bike or moped, shopping, diving, sightseeing, snorkeling, fishing, and other activities.


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