Whether it’s your honeymoon, your first anniversary, or a quick romantic getaway with your significant other, you can never go wrong with a trip to Jamaica.
Home to legendary music, picturesque beaches, and amazing resorts that could fit any budget, this Caribbean island is famous for couples and rightfully so.
But which resort in Jamaica should you and your partner choose?
An all-inclusive resort is your best bet for a hassle-free couple’s vacation in Jamaica. The general rule is that the best resort for you is the one that rightly fits your budget. Good thing for you, there is a lot of resorts on this island that offers budget to luxurious accommodations.
So we did the hard part of scouring through Google and travel reviews to find the three best Jamaica couples resort at three different price points.
Let’s start with the best bang-for-your-buck and budget-friendly resort.
- Westender Inn, Negril, Jamaica
- Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica
- Sandals South Coast Resort, Whitehouse, Jamaica
Westender Inn, Negril, Jamaica
- Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5
- Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice 2019 Winner
- Rates start at $78
For an incredible value, Westender Inn will provide you your ultimate getaway in the resort town of Negril.
This cliffside resort is a couple’s paradise with its secluded privacy and the classic Jamaican laidback experience.
If the view of glittering water in contrast to the naturally sculpted cliffs alone won’t convince you, then Westender Inn has a lot to offer compared to the price you’re paying.
The Rooms at Westender Inn
Westender Inn offers a variety of rooms and suites that will fit you and your partner needs for a minimal price that ranges from $78 to $155 per day.
Their Ocean View Premium Room is one of the resort’s newly built luxury rooms on a budget. You will never escape the beauty of the Caribbean waters as this room faces it directly and is only a couple of steps from the ocean.
So you’ll always be surrounded by the sea breeze and towering palm trees on the background as you spend a lazy afternoon lounging on a cozy hammock by the veranda.
On-Site Activities at the Westender Inn
Despite being on a budget, this resort will get you started on your summer activities.
It doesn’t matter if you just want to lay around on their many hammocks around the property or do some couples yoga by the seaside, Westender Inn will sort you out.
Start your day swimming on one of their many salt and freshwater pools. If you want to go down the cliffs and hit the sea, they will be happy to lend you a complete snorkeling gear.
They also have a bonfire party every Sunday to welcome every guest of Westender Inn.
All you really need to do is grab a drink, enjoy the hospitality, and savor the unique romantic experience.
Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica
- 5-star resort
- Jamaica National Tourism Service Excellence Awardee
- Rates start at $240
You don’t need to spend your whole life savings to feel like a Royalty in Half Moon luxury resort. Leaning on the higher end of mid-price resorts, Half Moon is one of the top romantic destinations not only in Jamaica but in the world.
Its long A-list clientele speaks for itself. Half Moon is a frequent and favorite destination of the English Royal family, David Bowie, and Morgan Freeman to say the least.
This resort boasts more than 400 acres of oceanfront property with a modern twist on 1950s classic vintage. A true embodiment of a romantic paradise that Jamaica is known for.
The Rooms at Half Moon
At Half Moon, you’ll never run out of rooms to choose from with their 210 appointed rooms and 28 villas.
Even with that amount of guests that this resort can accommodate, you’ll barely see other guests because of the extensive property so you and your partner can have your desired privacy.
Rooms at Half Moon start at $240 a day and they offer three distinct accommodation experiences. At Eclipse, you’ll have a private beachfront with a natural swimming cove, an infinity-edge swimming pool, and a Salamander spa.
For Founders Cove, you can stay at their many cottages around Sunset Beach and numerous amenities that were developed by the original owners of the property.
Lastly, the Rose Hall Villas takes luxury to another level with whole houses, outdoor living space, and private pool. They even come with a personal butler, housekeeper, and a cook.
Each room at Half Moon is fully equipped with everything that you and your partner will need. From extensive minibars, flat-screen TVs, and private balconies with amazing views.
Expect a step back in time with its classical décor featuring different tropical hardwoods.
It’s tastefully done that it doesn’t scream old and whatever accommodation you’ll get, it’s a perfect example of modern sophistication.
On-Site Activities at the Half Moon
The 400 acres of resort property will leave you a lot of options for a perfect romantic getaway. Half Moon offers an Equestrian Centre where you can interact with their horses.
Join their riding, jumping, and polo lessons before galloping around the resort. But the real deal in this center is their Turf & Surf where you can swim with the horses.
If water sports are your thing, then the two miles of beachfront at this resort will not disappoint you. From snorkeling, diving, parasailing, and kayaking, Half Moon will not disappoint you.
A romantic glass bottom boat tour will definitely earn you brownie points from your significant other.
Some couples like to workout together and if you’re one of them, then you won’t have to skip a gym day because you’re on a vacation.
This resort has a fully equipped Fitness Centre with state-of-the-art equipment. So whether you’re in the mood for yoga, Pilates, Spinning, or just a casual run at the machine, they have a lot of fitness options for you.
They even have a multiple-hole golf course and 11 floodlit courts for your sports activities.
Of course, we can’t forget about their golden sand beaches and a full range of pools.
With a two-mile oceanfront and three private beaches, you can make sure that it will never be crowded.
Don’t forget to try their four different pools around the resort property complete with an Olympic lap pool and an Eclipse infinity-edge pool.
Since Half Moon is all about luxury, your beach butler will always be ready to grab you a nice cocktail or a fruit punch.
Sandals South Coast Resort, Whitehouse, Jamaica
- 5-star resort
- World Travel Awardee as Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Resort
- Rates start at $6,500
If you’re on a once-in-a-lifetime trip or splurging on something special with your partner, whether it’s an engagement or a honeymoon, you can never be more luxurious and over-the-top that staying at Sandals South Coast Resort.
This all-inclusive resort will provide you the complete luxury experience of staying in an overwater villa.
With a beautiful white sand beach stretching over two miles and 500 acres of preserved nature, you won’t ever go back to any other cheaper resorts.
Rooms at the Sandals South Coast Resort
So what does a $6,500 room look like? At Sandals, you and your partner get to stay at the first over-the-water bungalows in Jamaica.
Each bungalow is designed in a way that fuses modern luxury to the palapa-style architecture so you will still be one with what they claimed to be “Caribbean’s finest turquoise waters” but still enjoy the luxuries of life.
Sandals’ over-the-water bungalow is a lavish treat for every couple. An expansive patio includes the Sandals signature Tranquility Soaking Tub for two, over-the-water hammock, outdoor shower, and a suspended patio with the swim-up platform.
The interior won’t let you down as well. It has see-through glass floors for your undersea views, more than a comfortable king-size bed, and a huge spa-style bathroom.
You’ll even have your own 24-hour personalized butler service with a water taxi.
Sandals train their butlers through the standards of Guild of Professional English Butlers — the same one that handles professional butlers and valets of the English Royalty!
So expect to be pampered beyond the ordinary means.
Is it really worth $6,500? Here’s the thing, the Sandals overwater bungalows value guests who are staying longer at their resort and you are required to book for three nights.
The cheapest rate you’ll get is a minimum of $6,500 for an all-inclusive stay for three nights. But if you only plan to stay for two days or less, they will quote you for about a total of $12,999.
On-Site Activities at the Sandals South Coast Resort
Sandals South Coast Resort will definitely give back your money’s worth will all the treats in their all-inclusive plan.
Here’s what you’ll get along with your overwater bungalows:
- Unlimited fine dining at nine restaurants
- Breakfast, lunch, dinner and anytime snacks
- Unlimited Premium Liquors
- 7 bars, including swim-up bars
- Stocked bars in every room
- Unlimited Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks wines
- All tips, taxes, and gratuities
- Roundtrip airport transfers
- PADI-Certified SCUBA diving and all equipment
- Snorkeling and all equipment
- Hobie Cats, paddleboards, kayaks
- Professional instruction for water sports
- Beach volleyball, basketball, pool tables
- Day and night tennis
- Unlimited land sports and fitness center
- Free WiFi
- Free wedding
Everything that you’ll ever need and want will be given to you at this resort.
You don’t even have to plan your whole trip because your personal butler will do that for you once you arrive at Sandals.
And if you’re ready to take your relationship to the next level (if you haven’t, that is), they will also plan your wedding for you free of charge! Who said romance is all about hard work?
A trip to Jamaica means a trip of endless possibilities. Regardless of which resort you’re in, you’ll still be greeted with the amazing seas and views of this Caribbean island.
The romantic part? Every luxurious offering is nothing compared to the company of your loved one.