Overview Negril

Visiting Negril

Situated at the west end of the Jamaican island, the charmingly underdeveloped Negril boasts a legendary beach, beautiful wildlife and excellent accommodations, making it a popular destination for beach bums and snow birds alike.

Seven Mile Beach is Negril’s claim to fame - a four-mile stretch of powdery white sand and turquoise blue waters. Most of Negril’s best resorts are situated on Seven Mile Beach, as are its many restaurants, bars and open-air cafes. Seven Mile can get packed with sunbathers and vendors hawking beer, water and ganja, so many regulars escape to Long Bay Beach Park at the northern end of Negril Beach, or the isolated Bloody Bay Beach, just beyond Long Bay.

Ocean-centric recreation abounds here, from the many glass-bottom boat snorkel tours to the plentiful fishing charters which help visitors land aquatic monsters like blue marlin, mahi mahi, wahoo and tuna. Family-friendly recreation is widely available as well, including the popular Kool Runnings Water Park, packed with slides and rides like the Jamaica Bobsled, the Green... Read More
Situated at the west end of the Jamaican island, the charmingly underdeveloped Negril boasts a legendary beach, beautiful wildlife and excellent accommodations, making it a popular destination for beach bums and snow birds alike.

Seven Mile Beach is Negril’s claim to fame - a four-mile stretch of powdery white sand and turquoise blue waters. Most of Negril’s best resorts are situated on Seven Mile Beach, as are its many restaurants, bars and open-air cafes. Seven Mile can get packed with sunbathers and vendors hawking beer, water and ganja, so many regulars escape to Long Bay Beach Park at the northern end of Negril Beach, or the isolated Bloody Bay Beach, just beyond Long Bay.

Ocean-centric recreation abounds here, from the many glass-bottom boat snorkel tours to the plentiful fishing charters which help visitors land aquatic monsters like blue marlin, mahi mahi, wahoo and tuna. Family-friendly recreation is widely available as well, including the popular Kool Runnings Water Park, packed with slides and rides like the Jamaica Bobsled, the Green Grotto and the Sly Mongoose.

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Stories and Tips Negril

My Own Two Cents

Written by brownsizzla1 on 16 Feb, 2005

Negril is absolutely beautiful. The Jamaican people are very friendly and will do what they can to ensure a pleasurable stay. Jamaica is bursting with culture, which is evident everyplace—in food, music, language, and art. There's something in Jamaica for everyone, but this…Read More


Some Notes on Negril

Written by rightbrain on 15 Jul, 2003

The merchants in Negril are very aggressive when trying to sell to you. If your aren't interested, don't even look their way, otherwise you may find yourself trying to bargain for something you didn't even want in the first place. Cabs in Negril aren't cheap,…Read More


Wedding at Sandals Negril

Written by Marilee on 20 Jan, 2002

Right now is the time and here is the place if you are looking to get married in paridise. You may be lucky enough to take advantage of the offer that Sandals is offering like we did. If you stay there for 5…Read More


Wedding City

Written by nsdephw on 13 Mar, 2007

It is a great place for a wedding. We had friends marry there and the pictures were the best I have ever seen! There was a white gazebo on the beach. If this is something you or someone you know wants to do it is…Read More


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Negril

Written by dcdc75 on 29 Jun, 2006

Negril is indeed the city of white sandy beaches, gorgeous hotels, and superb restaurants. Lots of top-end resorts are located here. One that deserves special mention is the Rockhouse, where catwalks lead from the villas and rooms to an open-sided , multi level dining pavillion…Read More


Flea Market and Beach Vendors

Written by loomis41973 on 20 Feb, 2006

Check out the flea market and beach vendors for your souvenirs. There are some awesome wood carvings in the flea markets and along the beach, to buy. Remember to haggle on the prices... they start high but will come down quite a bit.…Read More


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