The Caves

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The Caves

The Caves Hotel in Jamaica convinces guests that it's the pirates life for them. Poised on Negril's dramatic cliffs, The Caves combine labyrinth-like grounds with maritime romance for the perfect oceanfront getaway. Cliff side accommodations include cottages and suites, as well as a dramatic villa and these cozy rooms are just one of the reasons that they won TripAdvisor's 2019 Traveler's Choice Award.

Those hoping to stay active won't leave disappointed with this all-inclusive hotel, which boasts an impressive selection of outdoor activities. No matter what you're looking for, whether it's fun on land or on the water, you'll be able to find it all here. Young guests and those traveling as a family need to remember that the hotel is open only to adults, and is exclusive to patrons who are at least 16 years old.

Situated in the vicinity of Negril, The Caves, an all-inclusive complex, is a great choice for guests who are interested in staying in this area of Jamaica. If you're wondering, the center of Negril is a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the northeast.


The Caves

The property's accommodations are a welcome mix of historical island romance and modern conveniences. They have amazing One Bedroom Ocean View Suites, including their One Bedroom Blue Hole View Suite which has an enclosed veranda with comfortable bamboo chairs that opens directly onto the Blue Hole.

They also have a One Bedroom Partial Ocean View Cottage, called One Drop, which was one of the first cottages to be built on the property and is reminiscent of the original tepee accommodations; it has a bohemian attitude that is balanced by a luxurious interior.

Two Birds, their One Bedroom Garden View Cottage, was inspired by lovers. With an open floor plan and plenty of natural light, you can get cozy in the queen bed and listen to birdsong, the calming call of the sea and the gentle rustle of the palm trees.

There is also a Two Bedroom Ocean View Suite and a Two Bedroom Moon Shadow accommodation that have amazing views of the ocean and a spacious design.

Clandestino is a 3,500 square foot private villa with three bedroom and four bathrooms. There is also a private swimming pool, fully equipped kitchen, butler service and a portable barbecue grill.

The Caves has just 13 rooms, which explains why we classify it as a moderately small property. Visitors who want to escape noisy crowds will be delighted by the intimate feeling of this property.

This hotel has received a 3 star rating from Caribya! on the basis of ambience, style, public spaces and furnishings. Learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they tend to be lower than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A check list of the in-room amenities awaiting visitors at The Caves include:

  • Coffee Maker
  • Toilet
  • Room Service
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-Fridge
  • Safe
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Mini Bar
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Telephone
  • Sitting Area
  • Recliner
  • Queen Bed
  • Non-Smoking Rooms

If you want to confirm exactly what comes with your room, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at The Caves

Other exciting experiences include cliff diving and cooking or cocktail making classes. Here, you can keep both your brain and body active.

The Caves Spa was rated as one of the Top Five Jamaican Spas by Ocean Magazine. Their in-house therapists cater to your every need. The Jamaican brown sugar body scrub, with is their trademark and a hands-down favorite, will leave you feeling extra spoiled, with skin that is as soft as a newborn's. They are open daily between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Negril has a vibrant nightlife and live music scene that can be enjoyed almost every day of the week.

Situated at the edge of the property on the beach, The Sands Bar is the coolest spot to be. It is a relaxing daytime retreat with comfy lounge chairs so that you can sun and chill with a drink. On Wednesday and Saturday evenings, the bar opens up to the public and jerk island is prepared so that you can taste true island living.

Blackwell Rum Bar is the most coveted nightspot at the Caves. To enter this amazing hideaway, you take a coral staircase down to the edge of the water, cross a wooden footbridge and enter a secret cave. There, you can spend your night enjoying the candlelight, drinks and watching the moon over the waves.

To view general activities and amenities available to guests, check the following list:

  • Complimentary Parking
  • Yoga
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Multilingual
  • Kayaking
  • Gift Shop
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

However, it's always best to call with questions if you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect. To learn more details about the kinds of recreational opportunities that The Caves offers, click here.


Dining at The Caves

The Caves has The Dining Room, an on-site restaurant famous for serving up gourmet Jamaican fare. Guests can dine by candlelight in The Gazebo by the ocean, in a private pirate cave, or under the stars by the edge of the limestone cliff.

Outside of the on-location dining options, vacationers hoping for extra culinary variety might also consider the area's other nearby restaurants. Guests looking for a bite to eat will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants within traveling distance. It may be helpful to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, though The Caves does have dining of its own, including The Dining Room. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

The Caves provides a lot of guest services, including the ones that are listed below, helping everything come together during your vacation.

  • Concierge
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Housekeeping
  • Turndown Service
  • Laundry/Valet
  • Breakfast
  • Airport Shuttle


There are lots of interesting sites and attractions in the vicinity of The Caves. The nearest include Long Bay Beach Park and Barney's Hummingbird Garden. If you plan to do a little lounging in the sand, like many tourists who visit Jamaica's coast, you've no doubt made time for a few peaceful hours at the beach. Fortunately, Negril North Beach is located two miles to the north of this hotel.

One of the nearest notable areas to the hotel is Negril. When you seek to broaden your horizons, take a day to travel to a nearby town or two and see what they're all about.

If you'd like to learn more about other destinations and attractions near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Light House Road, the vicinity of Negril, Jamaica

Phone: (876) 957-0270

Secondary Phone: (876) 618-1081



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