Get an overview of this hotelIntimate, rustic, Jamaica cliff All-inclusive resort for adults

Leap into sea

Secluded on cliffs south of Negril's beach-resort areas, this open-air resort in Jamaica accepts no more than 24 guests (minimum age 16) and offers access to the sea via cliffside paths and jumping-off spots.

All-Inclusive resort

Private dinners served in natural caves and alcoves, a 24-hour self-service bar, and oceanfront gazebo are among featured all-inclusive dining venues. Complimentary wireless Internet access available in rooms and public areas.

Rustic suites, no TV

The Caves All Inclusive resort has colorful, rustic guest suites in thatched-roof buildings. The open–air Spa, authentic Jamaican cuisine, Blackwell Rum Bar (set in a grotto), cliff–side Jacuzzi, saltwater swimming pool and water sport equipment are all available for guests’ enjoyment.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • Room service during certain hours
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • Dining availability limited at one or more venues

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling

Land activities

  • Bicycling

Not included

  • Premium food items
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Airport transfers
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Offsite tours
  • Taxes

Hotel Amenities

The majority of amenities and gratuities at this Jamaica resort are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

The Caves is a 10–acre resort featuring 11 exclusive seafront accommodations, consisting of 1 and 2 bedroom cottages and suites, plus a 3 bedroom villa set in lush tropical gardens. A series of coral stairways, grottos, caves and private nooks invite exploration. This all inclusive resort provides massage and spa treatments (surcharges) in an open-air, cliff top gazebo with a thatched roof, 2 beds, and a sea view. A small building nearby contains a sauna with 2 beds, a terry-cloth covered dressing bench, and bathrobes. Toward the other end of The Caves All Inclusive is a candlelit grotto-like room built into a cliff that contains a 4-person jetted tub, a batik covered bench, and a window that offers a sunset view. Both sauna and jetted tub may be reserved for privacy.

Guests can enjoy weekly BBQs with live music, yoga classes, and cooking classes

The resort's computer is available for e-mail from 5–8 PM (subject to change), and complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas.

Ground transportation:

Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.

  • Full-service spa
  • Free WiFi
  • Total number of rooms - 11
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Sauna
  • Concierge services
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Wedding services
  • Terrace
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free self parking
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free bottled water
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room safe
  • Daily housekeeping

Where to Eat

Meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants and bars are included in the room rate for this resort. (Scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information.)

Dinner restaurant - Open-air building with high peaked ceiling, thatched roof, and a view of the sea. Mezzanine with four-person bamboo-and-batik daybed, matching chairs, and deck with dining tables. Ground floor with eight-person communal table, covered deck with bamboo-and-batik sofa and two hammocks, and lounge with batik sofa/chairs and television. Music via speakers from The Caves' radio station. Self-serve nuts 24 hours. Bar service 7–11 PM. Self-serve bar overnight.

No-menu à la carte dinner, with guests choosing from daily seafood, meat, and vegetarian offerings.

Cave dinner - Depending on availability, guests are offered the opportunity at registration to reserve one of the two caves within the resort for a private, 5-course dinner (candles, flowers, table linens), with access to the caves via cliffside paths/stairs. No-menu choice of daily seafood, meat, and vegetarian offerings. (One dinner per stay.)

Breakfast/lunch restaurant - Open-air spot with sea view, conical thatched roof, orange-wood ceiling, blue pillars, pine communal counter and tables, cane chairs, outside concrete-and-stone tables with umbrellas. Table games available. Music via speakers from The Caves radio station (89.1 FM). Self-serve cakes and nuts 24 hours. Bar service from early morning to evening.

No-menu à la carte American breakfast and daily special, with guests ordering what they wish to be prepared. No-menu à la carte lunch, with guests choosing from daily seafood, meat, and vegetarian offerings.

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Nearby Things to Do

The majority of recreational facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).

Narrow stone paths lead through the resort's 8,094 sq m (2 acres) of jungle-like grounds abloom with tropical flowers. Other stone paths lead down cliff faces toward the sea, where guests climb down ladders into the Caribbean Sea or leap into the turquoise-and-emerald water from two points, one approximately 7.5m (26 ft) high and the other 6m (20 ft).

Once in the water, guests can explore two grotto-like caves containing marine fossils. (Dry-land paths/staircases also lead into the caves.) One cave ends in a blowhole within the resort's grounds. At the top of the blowhole is a leap-off platform approximately 4.5m (15 ft) above the water. The blowhole is lighted at night, and there's a concrete bench beside the blowhole.

Seven areas—three on cliff-face platforms above the water—furnished with cushioned lounge chairs and umbrellas provide semi-private sunbathing. Guests claim these areas on a first-come, first-served basis. One area lies between a 6-m (20-ft) oval saltwater pool and a four-person spa tub on a clifftop platform.

The resort supplies snorkeling gear for use among the coral formations along the cliffs as well as floats and kayaks, which staff members carry down the cliffs on request. Bicycles are also available for exploring the West End.

Independent operators charge for motorized water sports like jet skiing, parasailing, and banana boating along Seven Mile Beach, which consists of the principal beach-resort areas of Long Bay and Bloody Bay. Seven Mile Beach begins 6 km (3.75 mi) from the resort. Numerous dive centers along Seven Mile Beach offer scuba diving instruction/certification and scuba diving/snorkeling excursions.

The nearest golf course, Negril Hills Golf Club, is 12 km (7.5 mi) away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Snorkeling on site
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Spa Services

The Caves All Inclusive boasts a full-service spa, The Caves Aveda Concept. Onsite spa services include body wraps and treatments, manicures and pedicures, and facials. Spa treatments and massage are available in an open-air gazebo with sea views.

Spa services are at a surcharge and advanced reservations are required.

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Sauna in spa
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Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children under 16 years old are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 16 or older are welcome.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

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

Minimum guest age is 16

Caters to adults only

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 90 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Caves Hotel is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
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