Grand Pineapple Beach Negril
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OverviewNestled on Negril's famous 7 mile white sand beach and surrounded by lush tropical landscape, Grand Pineapple Beach Negril provides a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Small and intimate with 65 rooms, this charming resort provides an great alternative to the larger themed resorts in the area.
Location: On the beach, 5 min drive to Negril, 90 min drive to airport.
This was our third stay at Grand Pineapple. The grounds are beautiful, the rooms are comfortable, the beach is sizeable, the food is good, the drinks are satisfying and the staff is GREAT! You can't go wrong staying here!
Very poor attuide from alot of the staff. Not all but, about 90% of them have a chip on there shoulder. Like its a problem to serve you or even just to say hello, good morning, ect. This is a very budget friendly resort owned by Sandals. Know when booking here it's not going to be anything like Sandals Negril , Montego bay ect. Its very basic , cut and dry. The food was ok. The drinks were ok. They ran out of rum and beer a few times! Overall it's a good budget friendly resort but really needs to improve with there staff and the way they communicate to there guest. Its was a very uncomfortable feeling with staff. Not a whole lot of smiles , or friendliness going on at the Grand Pinapple.. but my husband and I kind of tuned it out after a while and enjoyed our Jamaican Vacation that we love every year. ONE LOVE
This was my 3rd time in Negril and my first time at an all-inclusive there. I went with my wife and 2 toddler daughters. For reference, if you plan to bring kids here be advised that they only allow for 3 people per room (on paper). We had a group of people with us, so one of the rooms housed my 2nd daughter (on paper). We stayed here because this is where our group was staying, but truth be told, it's not much of a resort for kids, even though they had a blast. You could stay at Beaches (the family-oriented resort from Sandals) but be aware it's WAY down the end of the beach and there's literally nothing around the resort.One of the great things about GP is that it's in the middle of everything. You can go right next door to Alfred's (which gets really loud at night) and get a rum punch that will knock you on your behind, or go across the street to Smokey Joe's Jerk chicken. It's just a lot more lively on this part of the beach.The rooms: They were clean, but they're pretty small. Like really small. We had one small dresser with 3 drawers and a small closet. The beds were comfortable albeit smelled a bit musty. The bathrooms had some mold areas and just really needed some maintenance. Really could use a good coat of paint. We were situated in one of the beachside cottages. Frankly after crossing the street one day to check out the garden side of the resort, I cannot imagine staying over there. I was literally waiting for a zombie to walk out. There's nothing over there except for a pool in the very back. Plus, you need to cross Norman Manley Blvd to get to it, which means you need to do that just to go to the beach.The Food: The food was actually pretty decent. After about 6-7 days though, I couldn't really do it anymore. The food's good but it does get old. Breakfast had an egg station which we visited every day for omelettes and scrambled eggs for my kids. Lunch and dinner were similar in that there was always a selection of fish, chicken, pork and one of those items was usually "jerk". Once you get tired of that you can always order a grilled cheese, burger or hot dog, all with fries.The beach: Beach is great. Always plenty of chairs. They offer a catamaran, kayaks, and a wind surfing board for your use.The bar: Bartenders were really hit or miss. If Marvette was working, you were in good hands. Sometimes there were bartenders however that just seemed angry to be there. Unfortunately in the early afternoons there was literally one bartender with about 12 people standing around the bar waiting for a drink while the one bartender was slinging some sort of frozen drink. They should have a minimum of 2 bartenders at all times.Overall the service was great, the people were great. Basil was awesome with my kids on the beach.I would certainly stay there again for the value, location and service.
We renewed our vows at the Grand Pineapple. This is a great resort for the price. Trudy Ann did an exceptional job as our wedding coordinator. The atmosphere here is more like family. You don't get "lost" in the shuffle of a big resort. Oran (one of the bartenders) makes awesome drinks. Everyone is very friendly. We would definitely love to return. They have theme days for the food. If you don't like it you could always ask for a burger or something from the grill.
Things to know:It is mandatory that all guests place their bags outside reception while waiting to check in. A porter will then take your bags to your room--of course a tip is expected. Being unfamiliar with Jamaican money I asked the desk clerk how much to tip. Discovered later she had me tip him 50 US dollars for just literally a few steps. Wow. Thank you for ripping me off.2. As soon as I stepped foot on the beach I was assailed by drug dealers and others selling their wares. Don't blame the hard workers but the drug dealers...just no. 3. Had a male prostitute harass me. I actually had to stay out in the water as he yelled at me from the shore trying to negotiate his services with me. "Security" just sat there.4. A couple the next room over got into a blistering hours-long scream-fest late one evening. Evidently he had picked up a local who didn't appreciate what he offered for whatever she had done. 5. The day I left I was snidely asked by an employee if I had enjoyed my "fantasy island." vacation. I...what???6. They need to learn food safety. They place cold dishes ON TOP of the ice, not down in it. This does not keep the dishes chilled and may lead to illness (especially the tuna/egg salad and mayo based dishes) Yes, I work in a food industry so I know.I'm returning in 2 weeks but this time to Ocho Rios. Grand Pineapple could be a great place for the budget-conscious, but as a solo traveller I definitely didn't feel comfortable or secure. Got hit on by a worker and had an employee yell at me when I tried to go to the breakfast buffet (it was time, but they weren't ready) Too bad. This is a cute intimate place that could do very well, but needs to improve staff morale, interaction, and security.
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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
- Resort fees (if applicable) must be paid directly to the hotel
- Hotel transfers for packages to USA
- Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
- Items of a personal nature
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
- Snacks daily
- Domestic drinks from 10am-1am
- Sunfish sailing
- Day & night tennis
- Weekly manager's cocktail party
- 65 rooms
- Swimming pool
- Tennis courts
- Gift shop
- WiFi (fee)
- 1 queen or 2 double beds
- Ceiling fan
- Satellite TV
- Private bath w/shower
- Max occupancy 3 adults or 2 adults & 1 child
- Save as above
- 1 king or 2 double beds
- Rooms are located on the beach side
Wedding Packages - Are available. Inquire for more details.
Resort Location Map
Grand Pineapple Beach NegrilNegril,Jamaica
- Hotel Contacts
- Extra Info
Norman Manley Blvd, Negril 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.
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