Samsara Cliff Resort
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Samsara is a very affordable, quaint hotel. We stayed in the pillar house. It does not have air conditioning, but there are fans. It was a bit too hot for me, but you get to listen to the ocean while falling asleep in an extremely comfortable king sized bed. I paid for the all inclusive rate. The food and drinks were fine. Lots of comfort food. I would have liked a green salad, but I managed. I also would have liked more Jamaican food ( there was only jerk chicken one night). There is not a whole lot to do there. There is a game room with a pool table and a ping pong table. On Sunday night a reggae band played. It was quiet and very relaxing. I loved jumping off the cliffs into the ocean every morning. Everyone was very nice and accommodating. Owayne is the best bartender! We literally laid around in the sun for 3 whole days. This trip was for relaxing and doing a whole lot of nothing and that's what we got. I would not stay on the garden side. I would bring a large drink cup, water shoes and snorkeling equipment.
Grumpy old man back. This resort is a good place to relax. The views are great. Although this place needs some updating the resort has good food.Excellent service.Good for snorkling and diving. Ocean view rooms are the best.Try for 2nd floor.Shuttle to and from Legends is a plus. My only complaints are no coffee maker in the room. It was hard to wait until 6:30.Not a big deal. One thing that bothered me and not the resorts fault is some guests used weed. I hate the smell . Other than that it was good value for the money.
Stayed April 4/11. Nice quite Oceanview room. Good bed, actually and shower. Food, though limited selection, was fine. Kerry Ann in the kitchen was great.Spent half the time at sister resort legends and had fun, and nice change from the cliffs at samsara. Did a snorkel/booby cay excursion and had a blast. Talk to John on the beach in front of legends and he'll make the arrangements.Did eat out a few times. Pressas for curried goat and ciao for lobster both excellent and very close to samsara. Only minor complaint, and quite common on recent reviews, was the quality of the alcohol. Definitely need an upgrade.All in all, a definite 4 star vacation. Paul and Connie
This was my fourth time staying at Samsara and it never disappoints. Always very relaxed, great views, good food and awesome staff. The best thing about Samsara and Legends is that you can choose to be on the cliffs or the beach. If you're looking for a down to earth vacation this is the place to be. You get to experience a bit more of an authentic touch of Negril, rather than being stuck in an overdone resort that makes you feel like you are in Cancun.
Been to Jamaica many times including Negril. Thought we would try the cliff area. Found Samsara $1050 pp in December with access to Legends on 7 mile beach sounded great. The resort does say it is a relaxed place. Its like a roadside motel and literally is just that. There is nothing going on there it is boring for sure. Obviously no beach at all. You can go into the ocean if the waves are calm but the rock cliffs will rip you to shreds if you are not careful. Big barracudas hanging around the cliffs. Scared the sh#t out of me it was about 3 1/2 to 4 feet long. Confirmed at the dive shop that they stay nearby ( don't wear anything silver and shiny) I was told! No problem. Place is run down in need of repairs not a 3 star. Food is very limited and the same at legends just alternating days. Breakfast is a very limited joke .Plates cracked chips in cups horrible serververs with no skill or training. Bar closes at 10 pm if you are all inclusive. You have to PAY for your drinks after that. Price for a beer varies from night to night depending on bartender 4.50 or 5 US. Cats running around the place using where ever they want as washroom. Overall the place is dead nothing goes on there the service sucks watered down low end alcohol one nice bed other was junk. Being able to go to legends on the free shuttle everyday salvaged the trip. Better servers and friendlier bartenders. Staff was a lot better at what they do kudos to them for doing the best they can with what they have. Same food as Samsara very limited. People ordering food that were not all inclusive were eating food we had no access to. Good location on 7 mile beach . Cool guys on security at beach and road they will take care of you. The bar completely shuts down and locks up at 10 pm! lights out move on people! Whats up with that? Paid the shuttle driver Omar $5 to drive us back and forth to the resorts each way . They do have free shuttle at 10 am. If the trip cost $700 out of Toronto I would just laugh it off and never go back. At the price we paid we did not get value for the money. I do not recommend . It is my intention to write good things about my trips. This time its not so.
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Items not included:
- Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
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- Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
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- 50 rooms
- SCUBA diving (fee)
- Complimentary shuttle service to beach
- WiFi internet (fee)
- Water sports (nearby, fee)
- Golf (nearby, fee)
- Available at nearby Negril Hills Club: 1 A la carte restaurant, Pool bar, Evening entertainment (twice a week), Reggae Disco
- 1 Single and 1 Double or 2 Double beds
- Bathroom with shower only
- Private balcony or patio
- Max occupancy 4 persons
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Resort Location Map
Samsara Cliff ResortNegril,Jamaica
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Norman Manley Blvd, Negril Jamaica
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