What's Located Around Riu Tropical Bay

The delightful beaches in Jamaica are undoubtedly some of the best attractions that you'll find in the region.

If you are a big beach fan, Riu Tropical Bay is the perfect locale for you. This site is located on the coast, so visitors can spend as much time as they like under the sun if they so desire. Not too far from some of Jamaica's main attractions, but without being in a congested area, this location provides the right balance to take in the sights and choose from a few activities. The beach found next to this site is comparatively uncrowded.

Nearby Beaches

Bloody Bay

Obviously, since Riu Tropical Bay is located right on Bloody Bay, sun bathing is one of the main attractions at this property. 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 guests who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to see more details:

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

Rhodes Hall Beach is the one that's nearest to the resort. 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 take your time here, as the amenities include showers and restrooms.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your resort can help diversify your itinerary, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Riu Tropical Bay is located in the northern part of Negril Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in Jamaica; it's 5.1 miles to the north of Negril.

The areas that are closest to Riu Tropical Bay are listed in the table 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

Riu Tropical Bay is an excellent spot for active vacationers. There are plenty of fun activities to be found when starting at this accommodation. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Long Bay Beach Park, Barney's Hummingbird Garden, and Discovery Falls, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is Long Bay Beach Park.

When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those listed in the following table.

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 looking for an interesting place to visit, Barney's Hummingbird Garden might be just right for you. 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

Getting information about nearby booking options is often a convenient means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. You'll find lots of additional places to consider prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of Jamaica offers visitors an impressive selection of resort and hotel options. The table below shows the lodging options available in the vicinity.

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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