The Ritz Carlton Jamaica. Just let those words float in your mind...
For luxury, fine dining, outdoor activities and a spectacular Caribbean island setting, a stay at the Ritz Carlton in Jamaica is incredibly hard to beat.
Located in Montego Bay, the second largest city in Jamaica, it offers visitors a high-end experience rich in Caribbean island charm (you can choose either a European plan, or an all-inclusive holiday). The hotel is located in the Rose Hall Plantation, in 5000 acres of picturesque landscape.
The 427 guest rooms and suites are a blend of traditional elegance and contemporary style. All rooms provide guests with a private balcony or terrace area. The staff takes pride in the resort’s exceptional standard of personalized customer service.
Whether your visit is to unwind, celebrate a special event or conduct business, the Ritz Carlton Jamaica knows exactly what guests require to make their stay perfect. Kids are welcome and a variety of special programs will keep them occupied while parents chill out.
Quite apart from the attractions of the Montego Bay area, the hotel itself offers many diversions. Experience the flavours of Caribbean and world cuisine in one of its five restaurants and lounges. Guests have a choice of casual and formal, and indoors or al fresco dining, with all venues offering spectacular sea views.
If you’re there to unwind, the hotel spa is one ideal way to relax and restore well-being. The spa and its expert staff offer a range of rejuvenating therapies from massage to detox Facilities include saunas, hydrotherapies, salon beauty treatments and a fitness centre to restore your vitality.
The weather in Jamaica, with average temperatures around 26ºC (that's 78ºF), invites visitors to enjoy the outdoor environment. Sporting facilities at the Ritz Carlton Jamaica are second to none, with the 600 acre, par 71, White Witch Golf Course a big draw card. The championship course is named after Annie Palmer, who lived at the plantation mansion, Rose Hall, now a museum. She allegedly killed her husbands, and is said to haunt it still, thought the story seems to have come from a 1928 novel.
If golf isn’t for you, you can opt for tennis or one of a variety of water sports, including sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and snorkelling. Beginners can take lessons from experienced instructors. Alternatively, you can improve your tan, poolside or on one of Montego Bay’s unspoilt white sandy beaches, such as Doctor’s Cave Beach, a visitor’s favorite. Deep sea fishing is another of the resort’s many attractions.
You can also head inland to the mountains fringing the bay, or upstream along the Great River. Horseback riding gives you the opportunity to explore the rolling plantation landscape, head to the coast or explore the interior. For nature lovers, a walk to Mayfield Falls, in the Dolphin Head Mountains an hour and a half away, is an unforgettable eco-experience.
Whether your visit is designed for romance, golf, a wedding or anniversary celebration or family fun, you will also find that the Ritz Carlton Jamaica has created holiday packages that cater for your tastes and preferences. With a choice of an all-inclusive or room-only package, you can tailor your luxury Caribbean island experience to your budget and activity plans.