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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 Fodors recommends this resort as the best all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean for couples and Conde Nast Traveler and Fox News has placed it on their 2013 lists of best hotels in the Caribbean.

Those hoping to stay active will have a blast at The Caves, which offers easy access to an ever-expanding array of outdoor activities. After you've thoroughly tired yourself out during an afternoon of thrills, pamper yourself at the on-site spa they offer. Young guests and those with children would do well to keep in mind that the hotel is adults-only, and is exclusive to patrons who are at least 16 years old.

Located in the vicinity of Negril, Caves happily welcomes guests who are thinking about lodging in this area of Jamaica. In case you're wondering, the center of Negril is a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the northeast.



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.

In terms of quality, we've awarded this hotel a rating of 3 stars.

A listing of the in-room features and amenities available for visitors at Caves is provided below.

  • Ceiling Fan
  • Kitchenette
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Internet Access Port
  • Mini Bar

Be sure to call ahead to ensure the availability of all types of amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at Caves

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.

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.

For this location's general amenities, check the following list:

  • Gift Shop
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Highspeed Internet

Since the specifics tend to change, it's a good idea to call ahead of time if you want to know exactly what to expect upon arrival. Visit this page to navigate to our in-depth article about the kinds of recreation and activities available at Caves.


Dining at 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.

Besides on-location dining, guests looking to find further culinary variety might also want to consider the area's other local eateries. Guests here will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants close-by. It can be helpful to find out if there are suitable options in the area, even though The Caves has on-site dining, including The Dining Room. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

The services available to guests of this location, including the one below, could prove pretty valuable during your stay in Jamaica.

  • Turndown Service


You will find numerous attractions located near The Caves. The nearest include Long Bay Beach Park and Barney's Hummingbird Garden. If you plan to catch a few rays, like most tourists visiting this area, your vacation just wouldn't be the same without ample basking at the beach. One of the nearest beaches is Negril North Beach, which is only a short distance off from the hotel.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the hotel is Negril. For a fun way to fill your day, have a little side trip to a nearby town to check out just what else Jamaica has to offer.

To see the full article about what you'll find near Caves, 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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