What's Near Riu Tropical Bay

Sometimes picking a hotel within walking distance of a good beach will ensure that you can take full advantage of the beautiful sand and water here.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that this property is located right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go very far to enjoy the pleasant coast. This beach boasts a nice balance as far as beach-goers; it's location is not too far from popular sites in Jamaica, but has an atmosphere that is not overly over-populated.

Nearby Beaches

Bloody Bay

Naturally, since Riu Tropical Bay is located on Bloody Bay, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions here. Legend has it that Bloody Bay got its name after a particularly bloody pirate battle took place her, but today you'll find more tourists on these shores than buccaneers. Because a large number of resorts edge out the beach, many people believe that sections of the beach are owned by the resort that sits in front of it. For vacationers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Riu Tropical Bay
Beach Distance Direction Location
Rhodes Hall Beach 3.2 NE 8.0 mi. North-Northeast of Negril
Seven Mile Beach 4.5 S Negril
Green Island East Beach 4.6 NE 9.2 mi. North-Northeast of Negril
Negril North Beach 4.9 SSW Negril

The most convenient one to visit is Rhodes Hall Beach. This small beach rests on Samuel's Bay National Marine Park and is flanked by huge, all inclusive resorts. They sit on the sidelines of the beach itself and don't subtract from its pristine beauty. You can soak in the sun at Rhodes Hall Beach for as long as you want, since there are both showers and restrooms on-site.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who'd like some more information about what's located nearby may want to know how far the closest neighboring city or town is from the property. Riu Tropical Bay can be found on the northern edge of Negril Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in Jamaica; it is five miles (eight kilometers) to the north of Negril.

The areas found closest to Riu Tropical Bay are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Orange Bay 2.4 NE
Westfield 4.2 E
Salt Spring 4.7 ENE
Springfield 4.9 SE
Negril 5.1 S
Sheffield 5.2 SSE
Green Island 5.4 NE
Prospect 6.2 ENE
Rock Spring 6.5 E

Nearby Attractions

Barney's Hummingbird Garden

Tourists who prefer to stay active and on-the-go while vacationing in Jamaica will quickly learn that Riu Tropical Bay is in a fun location with plenty of nearby sights. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Long Bay Beach Park, Barney's Hummingbird Garden, and Discovery Falls. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Long Bay Beach Park.

In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Riu Tropical Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Long Bay Beach Park Park 1.2 S 3.9 mi. North of Negril
Barney's Hummingbird Garden Botanical Garden -- -- Negril
Discovery Falls Park -- -- Sheffield
Crocodile Reserve & Bird Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.5 NE 7.3 mi. North-Northeast of Negril
Rhodes Hall Plantation Plantation 3.2 NE 8.0 mi. North-Northeast of Negril
Negril Watershed Protection Area Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve -- -- 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Negril
Joseph's Cave Cave 6.8 S 1.8 mi. South West of Negril
Negril Lighthouse Lighthouse 6.9 S 1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Negril
Whoopie's Hammock Park Park 7.0 S 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Negril
Blue Hole Mineral Spring Park 8.7 SSE 5.1 mi. Southeast of Negril
Cliff Theatre Movie Theater 12.7 NE Haughton Gardens
Watson Taylor Park Park 13.0 NE 16.6 mi. West of Montego Bay
Hanover Museum Museum 13.0 NE 16.5 mi. West of Montego Bay

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Barney's Hummingbird Garden could be a good option. Explore a beautifully flourishing and well-maintained tropical garden that promotes all that is naturally beautiful about Jamaica, all the while interacting with friendly and busy hummingbirds.

Nearby Accommodations

Learning about nearby accommodations is often an easy means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. You will be able to find plenty of other destinations to consider nearby, as this portion of Jamaica plays host to an impressive selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. The table below contains all the hotel booking options that are available in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Riu Tropical Bay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Riu Negril Club All Inclusive 0.2 SSW 4.9 mi. North of Negril, Jamaica
Sunset at the Palms Negril 0.2 NNE 5.3 mi. North of Negril, Jamaica
Couples Negril 0.2 SSW 4.9 mi. North of Negril, Jamaica
Hedonism II 0.6 SW 4.6 mi. North of Negril, Jamaica
Sandals Negril 0.7 SSW 4.4 mi. North of Negril, Jamaica
Point Village Resort 0.7 SW 4.6 mi. North of Negril, Jamaica
Azul Sensatori Jamaica 1.0 S 4.1 mi. North of Negril, Jamaica
Beaches Sandy Bay 1.0 S 4.1 mi. North of Negril, Jamaica
Beaches Negril Resort and Spa 2.2 S 2.9 mi. North of Negril, Jamaica
Couples Swept Away 2.5 S 2.6 mi. North of Negril, Jamaica

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