Jewel Runaway Bay Resort on Jamaica's North Coast was
voted one of the top hotels for families in the Caribbean
Trip Advisor's 2015 Travelers Choice Winner
The all-inclusive, all-ages Jewel Runaway Bay is tucked away on more than 22 lush, tropical oceanfront acres on Jamaica's famed North Coast, close to all the historic landmarks and attractions of Ocho Rios.
The 266-rooms feature connecting rooms, ideal for families, concierge and butler service, each with private balconies or plunge pools.
Guests will enjoy “Jewel Exclusives” signature extras such as a swim-up pool concierge, private dining under the stars, Dive-In Movies with Jamaica jerk popcorn, and Gem of the Day cocktails.
Recently the resort opened one of the biggest water parks in the Caribbean. The two acre, oceanfront, state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar water park complex features mammoth water slides and family raft rides, along with secluded and uber chic private cabanas and waterfall coves with a raindrop umbrella feature.
New Water Park features include:
- 54 ft. family raft ride
- 314 ft. long and 35 ft. high tube slide
- 235 ft. long and 35 ft. high super speed body slide
- Two lane, 25 ft. long and 5.75 ft. high kiddie slide
- Waterfall Cove and Raindrop Umbrella
- Waterfall and underwater bench
- Family interactive multi-level Play Station with Wet Deck
- Waterslide Splash-down pool
- Discovery Island
- Splashdown Pool with overhead Rock Grotto Waterfall
In addition to extreme water rides, lazy leisure rivers and more, Water Park guests will have access to an expansive, oceanfront 5,000 square-foot sundeck, a raised entertainment stage for live music, a full service dining plaza and bar and grill, as well as private club locker rooms with showers.
Safety is a top priority in the design, and the Water Park is complete with its own first aid offices, a full time nurse on staff, and Water Park staff observation and lifeguard stations.
The resort boasts (7) formal to shoes optional restaurants, a variety of bars, (3) freshwater pools, including a beachfront infinity edge pool with a swim-up bar; a Radiant Spa, (4) tennis courts; a fitness center; Bling! Nightclub, Treasure Chest gift shop, meeting space for up to 200; Kids' Club, water sports offering snorkeling, ski boats, windsurfing and kayaking, PGA-rated 18-hole championship par 72 golf course and The Runaway Bay Golf Club.
The Jewel Runaway Bay Kids' Club and children's program with its comprehensive program has quickly become recognized as one of the Caribbean's leading family destinations throughout the year.