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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.

Resort 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

Resort 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 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Children's club 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • 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) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Plasma TV 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • 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.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free buffet breakfast, available daily from 7 AM to 11:30 AM. You can order a meal from 24-hour room service.

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

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Resort Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • 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.

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.

Resort 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.

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