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This small resort 3 km (2 mi) from downtown Ocho Rios offers a private beach and more than 2 hectares (6 acres) of garden and tranquility for guests 13 and older.
Water sports, spa
No TVs, radios, or clocks intrude between guest and rest. Low-key diversions include sailing, snorkeling, kayaking, and treatments at an on-site health spa.
Air-conditioned guest suites offer spacious verandahs or large balconies designed like open-air living rooms, along with in-room safes, bathrobes, and turndown service.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
All-inclusive room rates at this resort are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).
Jamaica Inn offers a private 700-foot-long beach with champagne-colored sand. Guests can bask on sun loungers or opt for a thatched shade umbrella.
Named for an indigenous word meaning "Sacred Place of the Earth Spirits," KiYara Ocean Spa offers an all-natural approach to massage, body treatments, facials, waxing, and nail care. Treatments employ fresh ingredients without preservatives and are blended immediately prior to a session. Secluded at the resort's far end on a bluff behind a bamboo gate, the spa offers massage and body treatments in private open-air rooms bordered by dense tropical foliage, with thatch roofs supported by hand-carved wood pillars. (Facials take place inside the spa.) Some treatments employ a rain shower; others an outdoor shower—both equipped with bamboo piping.
Couples massage is offered on a terrace just above the sea; candlelit night sessions are available. Other massage options include one with smooth river stones. Body treatments include Piña Colada Body Polish, Caribbean Cooler (aloe blend), East Meets West (Ayurvedic herbs, local ingredients, rain shower), and Roots Renewal (aromatic Jamaican herbal roots). Facials include Tahitian (noni fruit) and aromatherapy.
A library showcases the owners' family photographs and offers a communal puzzle, board games, books, and complimentary use of a computer with wireless Internet access. Renovated in 2005, the hotel's fitness room offers a treadmill, stationary bicycle, stair climber, and free weights. There is even a meeting room complete with audio-visual equipment.
The property recommends using private car transfers to reach your accomodations. Contact the hotel directly for assistance with transportation details. In addition, “All Inclusive w/Private Transfer” and “No Meals-Includes Private Transfer” rate plans include private round-trip airport transfers from Sangster/Montego Bay International Airport only. Guests should enter their flight details in the Special Request area when making the booking so that the hotel can arrange for the driver to meet them. The driver will be located outside of the airport so once they exit customs, guests should continue to the airport exit doors where the hotel driver will be waiting with a hotel sign. Guests who will be driving themselves can take advantage of free valet parking. Private airport transports are also available for a surcharge for all additional rate plans. Please contact the property after booking with your flight information to finalize this arrangement.
- Beach umbrellas
- Free beach cabanas
- Beach sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Free valet parking
- One meeting room
- On private beach
- Outdoor pool
- Poolside bar
- Full-service spa
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Spa services on site
- Concierge services
- Fitness facilities
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 52
- Number of floors - 2
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Laundry facilities
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Wedding services
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Luggage storage
- Year Built 1950
- Free self parking
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Free WiFi
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, Free valet parking
- Balcony or patio
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Premium bedding
- Separate sitting area
- Room service (limited hours)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Access via exterior corridors
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Free WiFi
Where to Eat
This hotel offers complimentary hors d'oeuvres every evening, and complimentary planters punch is served on the beach every morning as well as in the exercise room.
There are a few publications still stating that jackets are required for gentlemen, however, jackets are no longer required. Jamaica Inn's dress code for dinner is a collared shirt (short or long sleeved) with long trousers for gentlemen. Women must also dress accordingly.
Shanty Town - Overlooks the sea. Open for breakfast and lunch.
The Terrace - Five-course gourmet dinner served under the stars.
Main Bar - Decorated with antique furnishings; historic pictures, and memorabilia.
Beach Bar - Located pooside. Beach service offered as well.
A live band plays on the dinner terrace from nightly from 8 PM until 11 PM.
Nearby Things to Do
The Jamaica Inn provides complimentary use of snorkeling gear for exploring a reef just off shore, small sailboats, kayaks, and a croquet lawn.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Rafting nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Fishing on site
- Kayaking on site
- Rowing or canoeing on site
- Sailing on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Ecotours nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
Nestled on the edge of a cliff, KiYara Ocean Spa's treatments are drawn from the plants of the island. Drawing on local herbal traditions, combined with modern research, KiYara's treatments are loaded with anti-oxidants, enzymes, and nutrients which protect, strengthen, nourish, and balance the skin.
Treatments are in thatch-roofed huts overlooking the Caribbean Sea and surrounded by tropical gardens. Treatments include a variety of massages, reflexology, and a unique water treatment.
- Hot stone massage
- Thai massage
- Detoxification wrap
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 1 PM
Children and extra beds
- Children 9 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 9 are welcome.
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
The Premier Suite, Lanai room category has 3 locations on the property that cannot be reserved in advance. Guests who book the Premiere Suite, Lanai room category will be assigned the location upon check-in. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
- A tax is imposed by the city: USD 2 per accommodation, per night
- Resort fee
- Breakfast fee: USD 24 per person (approximately)
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We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 9 years old and younger are not permitted at this property. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- This resort is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2011 Travel + Leisure 500.
Private Transfer Offer
Book a stay in a "w/Private Transfer" rate plan and receive the following:
- Private car airport transfers