Montego Bay & Negril

Montego Bay & Negril, photo by Robin Chalkley
Montego Bay & Negril (photo by Robin Chalkley)

Montego Bay and Negril are located in western Jamaica, about 42 miles (66 km) apart.

Montego Bay (MoBay) is the second largest city in the island and its main travel hub, with the largest international airport and the most flights. It is also known for its beaches and active nightlife.

Negril, on the western tip of the island, is smaller and more relaxed. In addition to its white-sand beaches and memorable sunsets, it is known for cliff diving, involving both locals and visitors.

Overall Atmosphere: Combination
Combination Atmosphere destinations combine elements of both cultural and natural destinations, where this combination is itself essential to the travel experience. Common examples are Archaeological Sites (where culture is usually experienced outdoors), Scenic Local Markets (where indigenous cultures interact outdoors), Hotsprings and Vineyard Areas (where nature provides the raw materials but humans create the surroundings), and Unique Cultural Landscapes (where humans and nature interact in innovative ways, as in the elaborate rice terracing systems of Asia).

Combination Interests typically fall somewhere in the middle of the three types of primary interests in terms of
(a) how climate-dependent they are
(b) how accessible and physically demanding they are.
Featuring both cultural and natural attractions.
Recommending Sources:
   Lonely Planet
   1000 Places to See Before You Die


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My-Places Montego Bay Vacation Home

Offering fantastic views over the Caribbean Sea, My-Places Montego Bay Vacational Home features peaceful air-conditioned accommodation surrounded by tropical gardens with mango, banana and orange trees in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 5.3/10.

$500 - $159



Seafore is located 3 minutes’ from the Sandy Bay and a 20-minute drive from Montego Bay. It features free Wi-Fi in all areas, a private swimming pool, tennis courts, a garden and sun terrace.

$500 - $159


Chateau Margarite Bed and Breakfast

Offering an outdoor pool and a terrace, Chateau Margarie Bed and Breakfast is located 2.8 km from Great River Bay and 11 km from Montego Bay. It features free parking. Each room here will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a balcony. Average score from 646 guest reviews: 8.4/10.



Great River House 109959-16451

Located in Montego Bay in the Saint James Region, this villa is 42 km from Negril. The property features views of the sea and is 29 km from Alma. The kitchen has a microwave. A TV with satellite channels is featured. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 8.2/10.



Secrets St. James

This Montego Bay resort features gourmet dining, a gaming lounge and spacious suites with a soaking tub and private balcony. Sangster International Airport is an 8-minute drive from this resort. Average score from 120 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$430 - $1492

See all hotels in Montego Bay & Negril.
Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Round Hill Hotel & Villas

Round Hill Hotel & Villas

Featuring a golden sand beach and a beautiful pool overlooking Montego Bay, this resort is less than 20 minutes from Sangster International Airport. Free Wi-Fi and a choice of dining options are available. Average score from 60 guest reviews: 9.4/10.

$399 - $759

Secrets Wild Orchid

Secrets Wild Orchid

This all-inclusive, adults-only Jamaican resort sits on a private beach on the Caribbean Sea. It has 19 on-site restaurants and lounges, as well as a theater and nightly live entertainment. Average score from 99 guest reviews: 8.9/10.

$373 - $827

Comfort Kingdom Villa

Comfort Kingdom Villa

Offering a year-round outdoor pool and hot tub, Comfort Kingdom Villa is set in Montego Bay in the Saint James Region, 43 km from Negril. Alma is 30 km from the property. Free WiFi is provided . All units have a TV. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 7.3/10.


Chesters studio

Chesters studio

Set in Hopewell, this air-conditioned apartment features a terrace. The property is 10 km from Montego Bay and free private parking is provided. Free WiFi is available . Negril is 40 km from Chesters studio, while Alma is 27 km from the property. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.


Star Apple House

Star Apple House

Featuring a terrace with sea views, Star Apple House is a villa, located in Trafalgar. The property is 7 km from Montego Bay and boasts views of the mountain and the bay. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.


Sun Haven Vacation Home

Sun Haven Vacation Home

Sun Haven Vacation Home is located in Hopewell. Free WiFi access is available in this holiday home. The accommodation has a TV and air conditioning. There is a full kitchen with an oven and a refrigerator. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.


Allamanda Villa 113022-50380

Allamanda Villa 113022-50380

Allamanda Villa 113022-50380 is a villa with a barbecue, located in Montego Bay. The property features views of the sea and is 42 km from Negril. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave and a toaster. A TV and DVD player are offered. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.




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Montego Bay is famous for its nightlife. The hip strip on Gloucester Avenue-which is lined with tourist hotels, shops, and restaurants-has sidewalks on both sides and is best visited on foot.
Negril is famous for its 7 miles of cool, white sand beaches and another 7 miles of 40' cliffs.

Beaches in Montego Bay include Cornwall Beach, Doctor's Cave Beach, and Walter Fletcher Beach.
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