Riu Palace Jamaica

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With its great location, less than 10 minutes from the airport, you can start your vacation right away. Along with its modern decor, Riu Palace Jamaica has a friendly and attentive staff and delicious dining options as is expected with the Riu chain. There is a selection of activities and entertainment offered at the resort but for the most part, this adults only resort is considered a more of a quiet retreat. And with a private, white-sand beach there are no beach vendors or timeshare sales people. If you are looking for more action, take advantage of the full exchange privileges at the Riu Montego Bay right next door.

Located just 20 minutes from Montego Bay, this new adults only property offers guests top-quality service, comfort and a wide range of lavish amenities all under one roof. Nestled in the tranquil Mahoe Bay, this all inclusive resort is a tropical sanctuary ideal for spending intimate moments under the sun. Hit the green for some rounds of golf at the many world-class courses nearby, traverse the beach on horseback, sail, surf or simply relax by the shimmering pool. Couples, singles and groups won't be able to resist a Jamaica vacation at Riu Palace Jamaica, which offers a selection of rooms and suites featuring balconies or terraces, and caters to guests' unique travel needs. Riu Palace Jamaica serves up international cuisines bursting with flavour at the buffet and many a la carte restaurants featuring everything from Japanese favourites to Italian delights, beachside snacks to delicious grilled varieties. If you are looking for an ultra relaxing retreat for you and your sweetheart, or a sensational spa getaway with the girls, the wellness centre features a luxurious spa with soothing treatments and therapies. Unforgettable RIU vacations in Jamaica start at the Riu Palace Jamaica.

Location: Beachfront at Mahoe Bay,

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Nicole M : Carneys Point, New Jersey
Good value for your money- FUN!

I was pleasantly surprised with this resort. Good for a fun trip or quick getaway. The beach was small, but nice. A quiet pool, and an entertainment pool are offered. Decent restaurant options and buffet. No major complaints with the food...not gourmet, but was good. They also have a sports bar which was a nice touch. I love the rooms, as they were modern and clean. Recommended if you are looking to have a great time with friends, or your boyfriend/girlfriend. If you are looking for a luxury resort, or romance- this is not it. Would definitely visit again.

  • SimonsReviews1967 : Winchester, United Kingdom
A different Palace experience

Whilst this is a very positive review, those who have experienced other Riu "Palace" hotels particularly in the Spanish resorts please be advised that this hotel is far more informal than what you may expect. It is extremely lively with a heightened holiday atmosphere and at times the noise levels and guest behaviour more resemble a cheaper package holiday resort. That said there is the usual Riu standard of service and good food. There's a buffet restaurant for dinner and breakfast as well as an Italian, an oriental, a fusion and an American a la carte offering as well as a 24 hour very relaxed beach cafe. The staff are wonderful and as a gay traveler with my partner we were most welcomed and made to feel special. Thank you. We got a room upgrade to a full suite on arrival so we had a great sea views plus two Jacuzzi tubs. The beach is right on the hotel doorstep and the sea is warm and very clear. There are lifeguards on duty throughout the day. Excursion top tip: Don't buy in to the organised trips. For example, we did the Dunn's River Falls climb but did so independently by booking a private taxi and paid on the door to enjoy the falls. We saved over 70% on the price of the package tour trip.

  • amhaj : Noblesville, Indiana
Wonderful long weekend

This was our first all inclusive experience. We had a wonderful time. We stayed at the Palace, but the sister properties, Reggae and Montego Bay, were on either side of Palace and if you stay at the Palace you have access to all resorts. We are pretty active vacationers, so the Wednesday to Sunday stay was a perfect amount of time for us. Any longer and we may have had to venture out and explore Jamaica. We sailed, played Volleyball, games in pool, relaxed on beach, and went on a Snuba excursion. The staff was great and very friendly. Met a lot of great people. Not really a complaint to be had. The decor wasn't my cup of tea, but rooms were nice, clean and bed was comfortable. Food was great.

  • janeg1 : Bradford
Riu Palace pure Magic

Stayed in Riu Palace for Two Weeks first 2_weeks in July absolutely Brilliant cannot say how much we enjoyed the Hotel pure magic from start to finish clean nice people good facilities beautiful beach and fantastic Carribean sea what more could you ask for??

  • lucyluu24 : New York City, New York
Unforgettable experience!

Riu Palace Montego Bay was everything I expected and more. Very luxurious , beautiful and clean hotel including rooms. Staff makes the experience a plus . Double D was my favorite bartender at the Vogue bar in the lobby ! Super talented , amazing energy and really makes one have an unforgettable time at the Riu. Also, can't forget about Special K , he's a bartender at the Aqua Bar at night and is just as amazing ! Great stuff, great food and overall amazing vibes. Staff makes it memorable, no complaints will b back next year !!! :) -Lucy

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • 3 Meals daily plus 24 hr snacks
  • All drinks (domestic beer and cocktails, select international brands, house wine with meals)
  • 24 hr Room service
  • Champagne breakfast daily
  • Poolside waiter beverage service
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Daily activities
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Catamaran
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Kayaking
  • Introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Evening entertainment
  • Complimentary entrance to "Pacha" night club and drinks (open six nights a week)
RIU-Topia includes:
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Unlimited international drinks
  • In-room liquor dispenser
  • Unlimited dining at specialty restaurants
  • In-room mini-bar re-stocked regularly
  • In-room safe
  • Signature Hour from 4pm-5pm
  • WiFi
  • 20% off select Signature local excursions
  • Spa Credit available (applies to selected treatments, restrictions apply)
  • 238 Rooms
  • 1 Pool
  • 5 Restaurants
  • 3 Bars
  • WIFI
  • Group, Meeting, and Conference Facilities
  • Shops 
  • Gym
  • Hair Salon (fee) (nearby) at Riu Montego Bay
  • Spa (fee) (nearby)
  • Horseback Riding (fee) (nearby)
  • Tennis courts (nearby) at Riu Montego Bay
  • Scuba Diving (fee)
  • Motorized water sports (fee)
  • Golf (fee) (nearby)
Junior Suite Garden View or Ocean View:
  • 1 King or 2 Double Beds
  • Double Sinks
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Integrated lounge area with sofa
  • Central air conditioning
  • 24 hour room service
  • Electronic safety deposit box
  • Bathroom with hydromassage bathtub and shower cabin
  • Special make-up mirror
  • Complimentary 24 hour WiFi service
  • Telephone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Mini Bar
  • Turn Down Service
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Liquor Dispenser
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Satellite TV  
  • Maximum Occupancy 3
Stay at 1, play at 2 - Exchange privileges with Riu Montego Bay (restrictions apply).
Honeymoon Bonus - Surprise welcome gift in your room, King-size bed, Late check-out, and Complimentary upgrade to next available room class. Request at time of booking. Proof of marriage required. Subject to availability and subject to change.
Golf Deal - Receive discounted rates at Cinamon Hill, Half Moon Bay, White Witch Golf courses and Ironshore Golf Club ($).
Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Riu Palace Jamaica
    Montego Bay,Jamaica

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Hotel Riu Palace Jamaica
Mahoe Bay - Rose Hall, Montego Bay Jamaica

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

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

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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