4.3 out of 5

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 minibars and plasma televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers 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 features at this Art Deco resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

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 from a poolside bar or one of the 4 bars/lounges.



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

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

Property Features

RIU Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

RIU Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive offers its guests a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club. There are 5 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 4 bars/lounges and a swim-up bar. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi.

A children's pool, a nightclub, and a spa tub are also featured at the family-friendly RIU Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive. Self parking is free.

This 4-star Negril resort is smoke free.

  • 416 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 7 buildings
  • 5 dining venues
  • 4 bars or lounges
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Nightclub
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

RIU Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive offers 416 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Plasma televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Negril resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Private balcony
  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Plasma television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Breakfast

Start your day with a free buffet breakfast, available daily from 7 AM to 11:30 AM. You can order a meal from 24-hour room service.

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.

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 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 

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 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Resort 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

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

No cribs (infant beds) available

Resort Name

  • Riu Palace Tropical
  • Riu Palace Tropical Bay
  • Riu Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive
  • Riu Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive Negril
  • Riu Palace Tropical Bay Negril
  • Riu Tropical
  • Riu Tropical Bay
  • Riu Tropical Bay Palace
  • Riu Tropical Palace Bay
  • Tropical Bay

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.