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Get an overview of this hotelJamaica beach resort primarily for adults

When you stay at RIU Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive in Negril, you'll be on the beach and convenient to Booby Cay and Kool Runnings Water Park.

This 4-star resort is within the vicinity of Times Square Mall and Throne Room.

Make yourself at home in one of the 416 air-conditioned rooms featuring fireplaces and plasma televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and separate sitting areas, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Relax and unwind with massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a nightclub, and outdoor tennis courts. Additional amenities at this Art Deco resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink at a poolside bar, a swim-up bar, or one of 4 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • Meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (some restrictions)
  • Dining and beverage availability limited at one or more venues

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Dancing

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Offsite tours

Hotel Amenities

Amenities include concierge services, dry cleaning/laundry services, express check-in/check-out, and high-speed wireless Internet (surcharge).

An air-conditioned, two-room health spa features a skylighted room with unisex sauna and five-person spa tub. The spa offers nail care but not hair care. (Hair care is available at a larger health spa in a partner resort, Riu Negril All Inclusive, which is 1 km (0.75 mi) away by road and approximately 700 meters (766 yds) by beach.) Other spa amenities include massage, manicures and pedicures, and facial and body treatments.

An air-conditioned fitness center at Riu Palace Tropical Bay contains cardio and weight machines. Guests can sunbathe in the hotel's solarium or relax on its terrace. Hammocks and towels are complimentary. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in the hotel lobby (up to 90 minutes per day per guest). Child care is available upon request for a surcharge. Roundtrip airport shuttle is also available on request, for a surcharge. Secure self parking is free.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 7 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Nightclub 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 416 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Fireplace 
  • Balcony 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Plasma TV 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
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Where to Eat

Negril - Main restaurant with nonsmoking area and terrace. Buffet-style dining and show-cooking stations. Theme dinners served twice a week.

Bloody Bay - Open-air restaurant serving late-morning Continental breakfast, lunch buffet, and afternoon snacks like burgers and hot dogs.

Krystal - Air-conditioned fine-dining restaurant serving fusion cuisine for dinner. Reservation required. Dress code: long pants, sleeved shirts for men (no beach sandals).

Hakuchi - Air-conditioned Japanese restaurant serving à la carte dinner. Reservation required. Dress code: long pants, sleeved shirts for men (no beach sandals).

Sample menu for Hakuchi

Appetizers:

  • Spring rolls
  • Shrimp and vegetable tempura
  • Chicken-spinach-egg soup
  • Miso soup with tofu

    Main courses:

  • Chicken yakitori
  • Salmon in shitake vinaigrette
  • Singapore-style noodles with oyster sauce
  • Sichuan-style prawns in spicy tamarind-plum sauce

    Desserts:

  • Tempura ice cream with strawberry sauce
  • Rice pudding with cinnamon, coconut milk
  • Coffee jelly and coffee liqueur with ice cream

    Steak House - Open-air restaurant serving à la carte dinner. Reservation required. Dress code: long pants or dress shorts, sleeved shirts for men (no beach sandals).

    Sample menu for Steak House

    Appetizers:

  • Fried "delicacies" with Roquefort
  • Caesar salad
  • Tomato-artichoke soup

    Main courses:

  • Grilled steaks
  • Barbecued pork ribs
  • Barbecued chicken
  • Meat-fish skewer

    Desserts:

  • Key lime pie
  • Baked Alaska

    Jerk Hut - Beachside spot for takeaway jerk chicken, pork, and sausage. Open noon to mid-afternoon six days weekly.

    Room Service - Available 24 hours.

    Pacha - Air-conditioned disco bar open six nights weekly from late night to after midnight. (Minimum age 16.)

    Reggae Bar - Open-air bar/lounge near theater. Open mid-morning to late night.

    Plaza Bar - Open-air pavilion-style bar. Open early evening to late night.

    The Sun Bar - Pool bar with swimup side. Open mid-morning to early evening.

    Cubano - Casual Cuban-themed lobby bar.

    Bloody Bay - Pool bar.

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    Nearby Things to Do

    This Jamaica resort is arrayed on 400m (437 yds) of the fine sand extending 3.25 km (2 mi) around semicircular Bloody Bay, in which the Caribbean Sea remains calm in most weather conditions. The private white sandy beach extends deeply into the resort under palm trees. Beach sun loungers/chaise longues, beach towels and beach umbrellas are provided. At the resort's center are two 23-m (75-ft) irregularly shaped pools--one with swim-up bar and 35-person jetted section--flanked by padded lounge chairs. There's also a 3.75-m-diameter (12-ft) pool for children and a children's club.

    The resort supplies snorkeling gear, pedal boats, kayaks, windsurfers, and Hobie Cat sailboats. For surcharges, a water-sports center offers windsurfing and sailing lessons, parasailing, glass-bottom-boat tours, banana-boating, scuba-diving instruction/certification, and scuba-diving and snorkeling excursions. Independent operators off the beach charge for water skiing.

    Other recreational opportunities include tennis on two lighted courts, bocce, beach soccer, and beach volleyball. The nearest golf course, Negril Hills Golf Club, is 14 km (8.75 mi) away.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

    • Golfing nearby 
    • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
    • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
    • Bicycle rentals nearby 
    • Snorkeling on site 
    • Volleyball on site 
    • Water skiing on site 
    • Windsurfing on site 
    • Aerobics on site 
    • Parasailing on site 
    • Playground on site 
    • Sailing on site 
    • Scuba diving on site 
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    Spa Services

    • Hot stone massage 
    • Deep tissue massage 
    • Swedish massage 
    • Prenatal massage 
    • Reflexology 
    • Sports massage 
    • Manicures and pedicures 
    • Body wraps 
    • Aromatherapy treatments 
    • Sauna in spa 
    • Spa tub in spa 
    • Massages 
    • Body treatments 
    • Facial treatments 
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    Accessibility

    To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

    • Accessible bathroom 
    • In-room accessibility 

    Hotel Policies

    Check-in

    Minimum check-in age is 21

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Check-out

    Check-out time is Noon

    Payment types

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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    Fees

    The charges below are included in your overall room price:
    • Resort fee
    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
    • A late check-out fee will be charged
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    We should mention

    A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

    Awards & Affiliations

    Green / Sustainable Property
    This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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    Spa Credit

    Book a stay in any room category for travel January 1-December 31, 2015 and receive a US$35 spa credit per person, per stay, redeemable on purchases of US$80 or more. Reservations should be made upon arrival directly at the Renova Spa. This offer may be combined with other spa promotions. No cash value. Valid for new bookings only. Other restrictions may apply.

    Resort Credit Promotion - US Bookings Only

    Book a 4-7 night minimum stay in any room or rate category for travel May 1 – December 23, 2015, and receive up to USD 600 in Resort Credit coupons for select services. Coupons can be applied as follows:

    • USD 190 resort credit at Renova Spa (2 USD 35 coupons for Renova Spa Massage, 2 USD 15 coupons for "Wash, Dry, and Hair Mask", 2 USD 15 coupons for Body Wrap, 2 USD 15 coupons for Aromatherapy Massage, 2 USD 15 coupons for Spa Pedicure; limited to 1 coupon per service/person)
    • USD 190 resort credit at Scuba Caribe (2 USD 10 coupons for Margaritaville and Sunset Cruise, 2 USD 10 coupons for Snorkeling Tour, 2 USD 60 coupons for PADI Open Water Diver, 2 USD 15 coupons for PADI Discover Scuba Diving; limited to 1 coupon per service/person)
    • USD 100 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 200 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Weddings by RIU for Royal and Caprice Wedding Packages (limited to 1 coupon per wedding)
    • USD 20 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 50 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Thrifty Rent-a-Car (1 USD 20 coupon for 1-3 days car rentals or 1 USD 50 coupon to be used for 4-day minimum car rentals; coupons are per room/stay; limited to 1 coupon per rental
    Valid for bookings made on US (.com) points of sale only. Guests will receive coupons at check-in. The total of credits is per room, based on double occupancy. Resort Credit is non-transferable, non-cumulative, and cannot be used for future stays. Resort Credit can be used for selected services. Not applicable to travel agent rate, tour operator employee rate, Fam Trips or, complimentary stays. This promotion is subject to availability and can change without previous notice. Other restrictions may apply.

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