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Get an overview of this hotelJamaica beach resort primarily for adults

Calm-water swimming

Situated in the center of the beach bordering semi-circular, calm-water Bloody Bay, this tranquil Jamaica resort offers limited children's activities while catering to adults.

All-Inclusive resort

Two pools, water-sports equipment, 2 tennis courts, specialty dinner restaurants, day/night activities and entertainment, and a disco are among amenities included in room rates at Riu Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive.

In-room beverages

Riu Palace Tropical Bay guestrooms feature balconies or ground-floor terraces, air conditioning plus ceiling fans, refrigerators (beer, water, soft drinks), and four-bottle liquor dispensers. Accessible rooms available on request.

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 and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • Meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (some restrictions)
  • Dining and beverage availability limited at one or more venues

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Dancing

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Offsite tours

Hotel Amenities

Amenities include concierge services, dry cleaning/laundry services, express check-in/check-out, and high-speed wireless Internet (surcharge).

An air-conditioned, two-room health spa features a skylighted room with unisex sauna and five-person spa tub. The spa offers nail care but not hair care. (Hair care is available at a larger health spa in a partner resort, Riu Negril All Inclusive, which is 1 km (0.75 mi) away by road and approximately 700 meters (766 yds) by beach.) Other spa amenities include massage, manicures and pedicures, and facial and body treatments.

An air-conditioned fitness center at Riu Palace Tropical Bay contains cardio and weight machines. Guests can sunbathe in the hotel's solarium or relax on its terrace. Hammocks and towels are complimentary. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in the hotel lobby (up to 90 minutes per day per guest). Child care is available upon request for a surcharge. Roundtrip airport shuttle is also available on request, for a surcharge. Secure self parking is free.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 7 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Nightclub 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 416 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Free self parking 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Balcony 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

This property offers a free buffet breakfast.

Negril - Main restaurant with nonsmoking area and terrace. Buffet-style dining and show-cooking stations. Theme dinners served twice a week.

Bloody Bay - Open-air restaurant serving late-morning Continental breakfast, lunch buffet, and afternoon snacks like burgers and hot dogs.

Krystal - Air-conditioned fine-dining restaurant serving fusion cuisine for dinner. Reservation required. Dress code: long pants, sleeved shirts for men (no beach sandals).

Hakuchi - Air-conditioned Japanese restaurant serving à la carte dinner. Reservation required. Dress code: long pants, sleeved shirts for men (no beach sandals).

Steak House - Open-air restaurant serving à la carte dinner. Reservation required. Dress code: long pants or dress shorts, sleeved shirts for men (no beach sandals).

Jerk Hut - Beachside spot for takeaway jerk chicken, pork, and sausage. Open noon to mid-afternoon six days weekly.

Room Service - Available 24 hours.

Pacha - Air-conditioned disco bar open six nights weekly from late night to after midnight. (Minimum age 16.)

Reggae Bar - Open-air bar/lounge near theater. Open mid-morning to late night.

Plaza Bar - Open-air pavilion-style bar. Open early evening to late night.

The Sun Bar - Pool bar with swimup side. Open mid-morning to early evening.

Cubano - Casual Cuban-themed lobby bar.

Bloody Bay - Pool bar.

Nearby Things to Do

This Jamaica resort is arrayed on 400m (437 yds) of the fine sand extending 3.25 km (2 mi) around semicircular Bloody Bay, in which the Caribbean Sea remains calm in most weather conditions. The private white sandy beach extends deeply into the resort under palm trees. Beach sun loungers/chaise longues, beach towels and beach umbrellas are provided. At the resort's center are two 23-m (75-ft) irregularly shaped pools--one with swim-up bar and 35-person jetted section--flanked by padded lounge chairs. There's also a 3.75-m-diameter (12-ft) pool for children and a children's club.

The resort supplies snorkeling gear, pedal boats, kayaks, windsurfers, and Hobie Cat sailboats. For surcharges, a water-sports center offers windsurfing and sailing lessons, parasailing, glass-bottom-boat tours, banana-boating, scuba-diving instruction/certification, and scuba-diving and snorkeling excursions. Independent operators off the beach charge for water skiing.

Other recreational opportunities include tennis on two lighted courts, bocce, beach soccer, and beach volleyball. The nearest golf course, Negril Hills Golf Club, is 14 km (8.75 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 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
This hotel has a strict no-party policy. One guest per room must be at least 21 years of age to check in March 1 to April 30. Guests who book specifically to attend parties will not be allowed to check in. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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.

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Riu Palace Tropical
  • Riu Palace Tropical Bay
  • Riu Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive
  • Riu Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive Negril
  • Riu Palace Tropical Bay Negril
  • Riu Tropical
  • Riu Tropical Bay
  • Riu Tropical Bay Palace
  • Riu Tropical Palace Bay
  • Tropical Bay

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. 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

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

USD 25 Spa Credit Promotion

Book a stay in any room category in a valid rate plan for travel now - December 23, 2016, and receive USD 25 spa credit per adult, per stay redeemable at Renova Combination (80 minutes).

Must book a rate plan with the "Spa Special" deal tag. Spa credit redemption details provided at check-in. Spa appointment may be required. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

Resort Credit Promotion - Valid for US and Latin America Bookings Only

Book a 4-7 night minimum stay in any room or rate category for travel May 1 – December 23, 2016, and receive up to USD 600 in Resort Credit coupons for select services. Coupons can be applied as follows:

  • USD 190 resort credit at Renova Spa (2 USD 35 coupons for Renova Spa Massage, 2 USD 15 coupons for Body Wrap, 2 USD 15 coupons for Aromatherapy Massage, 2 USD 15 coupons for Deep Tissue Massage for 50 minutes, 2 USD 15 coupons for Wash, Dry, Hair mask; limited to 1 coupon per service/person)
  • USD 190 resort credit at Scuba Caribe Negril (2 USD 10 coupons Rick's Café and Sunset Cruise, 2 USD 10 coupons for Snorkeling Tour, 2 USD 60 coupons for PADI Open Water Diver, 2 USD 15 coupons for PADI Discover Scuba Diving; limited to 1 coupon per service/person)
  • USD 100 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 200 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Weddings by RIU for Royal and Caprice Wedding Packages (limited to 1 coupon per wedding)
  • USD 20 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 50 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Thrifty Car Rental (1 USD 20 coupon per room/day from 1 to 3 days and 1 coupon of USD 50 to be used in 4 or more day so rental)
Valid for bookings made on US (.com), .ar, .br, and .mx points of sale only. Guests will receive coupons at check-in. The total of credits is per room, based on double occupancy. Resort Credit is non-transferable, non-cumulative, and cannot be used for future stays. Resort Credit can be used for selected services. Not applicable to travel agent rate, tour operator employee rate, FAM Trips, complimentary stays, or prepaid wedding packages. This promotion is subject to availability and can change without previous notice. Other restrictions may apply.


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