Things to See and Do While Staying at Rockhouse Hotel

Rockhouse Hotel provides a nice selection of outdoor options, which adventuresome travelers would do well to take advantage of during their time in Jamaica.

There is one pool at Rockhouse Hotel. Hanging out at the pool may not be the most anticipated activity on your list, but it can be a hassle-free way to unwind after a tiring day on the town. Many tourists like to swim at the nearest coast even when a swimming pool is available. The closest beach to the property is Negril North Beach, which is one and a quarter miles away. If you're not fond of swimming, the site's whirlpool provides a different way to enjoy the water.


Even though Rockhouse Hotel doesn't feature a golf course, you might be able to schedule a tee time. The nearest golf course is Negril Hills Golf Club, which is located three and a half miles east of the property. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. It is 5798 yards long, and has been rated as a par 72. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, the course can be reached 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.

A vacation to Jamaica can be a good time to try out a new recreational sport. There are a variety of different options available here, so you will be sure to find a watersport to enjoy, even if you've never done it before. The following list shows the watersports available at Rockhouse Hotel:

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

Family Activities

Be aware that this property doesn't allow guests traveling with kids under 12.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Travelers who seek convenient night time options may be disappointed that there are no live shows hosted at Rockhouse Hotel.

While live entertainment isn't an option, there are several bars here, so you can choose where to enjoy your favorite cocktails.

Looking for more nightlife options? You'll find that there are a few nightlife alternatives nearby, though variety may not be their strong point. You can look into those 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 -- --


Not every property in Jamaica has spa facilities, but Rockhouse Hotel is one such property that is able to entice visitors with a nearby place where they can relax under the care of talented professionals. The list below shows some of the spa services that are available:

  • 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 the activities you'll find on-site, travelers itching to do some exploring will find a multitude of exciting outdoor activities in Jamaica. Regardless of whether you would rather lay out on the beach or play a round on the golf course, you'll encounter lots of other options for recreation in the vicinity. Investigate these articles to read more regarding fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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