Things to See and Do While Staying at Rockhouse Hotel

Rockhouse Hotel provides some intriguing recreational opportunities, which lively travelers will definitely want to take advantage of during their time in Jamaica.

Rockhouse Hotel has one pool. Hanging out at the pool may not be a crucial part of your itinerary, but it's an easy enough way to unwind after a tiring day on the town. In fact, even when staying at a property with a pool, many vacationers have planned so many beach activities that they rarely use the pool during their vacation. The nearest beach to Rockhouse Hotel is Negril North Beach, which is one and a quarter miles away. For a different way to relax in the water, you can also enjoy the whirlpool on-site.


Despite the fact that Rockhouse Hotel doesn't have a golf course, you could try to arrange a tee time nearby. The nearest golf course is Negril Hills Golf Club, which is located conveniently reached by taxi cab, so call the local taxi service and get a ride there for a few rounds of golfing. The course has 18 holes. This 5798 yard course has been rated a par 72. If you're considering reserving a tee time, you can reach the course at (876) 957-4638 ext. 3614.


For scuba diving enthusiasts, the two large reefs run parallel to the West End cliffs and four smaller reefs along the beach offer lots of underwater adventure. There are many interesting dives with ample opportunities to view ocean life like octopus, stingray, soft and hard coral, and the occasional turtle. There are also several sunken wrecks including two planes and a tugboat to explore. Some of the more popular novice dives include the Throne Room, the Arches, and Shallow Plane. For more advanced divers there are dives to Deep Plane and Kingfish points. There are a number of local Scuba operators who provide free pickup and drop off from the hotel and offer the full range of experiences from the resort dive course dive for everyone from the beginner to advanced certification courses.

Visitors that want a variety of aquatic adventures will have a great experience during their visit Rockhouse Hotel. The list below shows the water activities available on-site.

  • Boating
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Water Skiing

Family Activities

Do note that this property doesn't take bookings for families with children under the age of 12.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Guests who look forward to live entertainment just steps from their rooms might be disappointed; Rockhouse Hotel doesn't host any live performances.

You might not even notice the lack of live entertainment here, since there are several bars here, so you can choose where to enjoy your favorite cocktails.

Additionally, you will find a number of nearby accommodations with a small selection of after-dark activities. For something a little different than what you might find at your own lodgings location, check out the nightlife at the options in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Rockhouse Hotel with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Sumerset Village 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Negril -- --
Sunset On The Cliffs Resort 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Negril 1 --
Rock Cliff Hotel 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Negril -- --
Caribbean Sunset Resort 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Negril 1 --
The Oasis Resort 1.3 mi. South West of Central Negril 1 check
Xtabi On the Cliffs 1.4 mi. West of Central Negril 1 --
Negril Escape Resort And Spa 1.6 mi. South West of Central Negril 1 check
Samsara Hotel 1.3 mi. West of Central Negril 1 check
Mirage Resort 1.7 mi. South West of Central Negril -- --
Tensing Pen Hotel 1.7 mi. South West of Central Negril 1 --
Seastar Inn 1.4 mi. South West of Central Negril 1 check
Banana Shout 1.7 mi. South West of Central Negril -- --


Visitors should take a second look at this property if they desire a truly restful stay, since this destination has an on-site spa. This list provides some of the available services:

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

Rockhouse is not shy about pampering its guests. The brand new Rockhouse Spa Pavilion is a temple-like structure nestled in lush gardens. The cliff-edge treatment cabanas allow nature to set the tone of the spa treatments. The philosophy is a Jamaican approach to simple, holistic well-being.


On top of all the activities found on-site, vacationers hoping to do some exploring can find many interesting things to do and sites to see in Jamaica. Whether you are looking to spend time at the beach or enjoy a round of golf, you will find plenty of other recreational opportunities in your immediate surroundings. Check out these links for information regarding riding a bike or moped, shopping, snorkeling, diving, fishing, sightseeing, and other activities.


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