If you want to enjoy some pure, unadulterated luxury during your visit to Montego Bay, the Royalton Blue Waters is the place to stay. Widely considered one of the best all-inclusive resorts in Jamaica, it offers superb accommodation in an unbeatable location. Whether you're traveling with friends, as a couple, or with the entire family, it offers a little something for everyone. If you're not sure if it's the resort for you, here are 10 things that might convince you.
1. It's the ideal venue for destination weddings
As destinationsbyamy.com says, the Royalton Blue Waters is a great place for destination weddings. Numerous packages are available, all of which can be tailored to suit your exact requirements and budget to let you celebrate your special day exactly as you've always dreamed of. Personalized attention is guaranteed, with professional wedding concierges on hand to take the worry out of planning.
2. It's perfect for birthdays
Obviously, you can simply book a room at Royalton Blue Waters in the same way you would anywhere else. But if you want to make your vacation truly special, it's worth considering the hotel's superb selection of carefully curated packages. If you or your significant other is celebrating a birthday, the 'Birthday Package' will help you celebrate in style with balloons, breakfast in bed, chocolate-covered strawberries, a multi-course dinner with sparkling wine and birthday cake, a couples photo session, and a reserved spot on the beach with a 30-minute couples massage. If you're celebrating your child's birthday, mark the occasion as a family with the 'Kids Birthday Package.' With it, you can expect a door banner with in-room decorations, a family photo session, a morning meet and greet with one of the resort's special on-screen guests, a birthday cake, and an in-room breakfast for up to 4.
3. It's an amazing place to celebrate an anniversary
If you want to celebrate your anniversary in style, the Royalton Blue Waters is just the ticket. Book its 'Anniversary Package', and you'll arrive at the hotel to find a special door banner, fresh floral arrangements, and in-room decor waiting for you. You'll also get to enjoy breakfast in bed with mimosas, a romantic dinner on the beach, a bottle of premium wine, and a couples manicure or pedicure.
4. It was made for romance
Thanks to its idyllic setting, the Royalton Blue Waters practically oozes romance. If you want to make your romantic getaway even more special, it offers a 'Romance Package' that promises to do just that. Available at $399, the package includes a romantic beachfront dinner for 2, a bottle of champagne with chocolate-covered strawberries, rose petals, massage oil, and candles in your room at arrival, a couple's massage at the spa, and the use of the hotel's hydrotherapy pools for the duration of your stay.
5. It's not just for couples
The Royalton Blue Waters might be one of the most romantic spots in Montego Bay, but who says couples get to have all the fun? If you're planning a special vacation for you and up to three friends, the resort offers the perfect package. The 'Friends Getaway' package costs just $299, but comes with plenty of top-of-the-range treats, including two bottles of Moet Champagne, two bottles of fine wine, four premium cigars, and access to the spa’s hydrotherapy circuit.
6. Its location is unbeatable
If you want to make the most of your stay in Montego Bay, you'll struggle to find a better-placed hotel than the Royalton Blue Waters. Most of the best attractions are located with easy traveling distance, putting you in a prime spot to enjoy all the area has to offer. Just a small sample of the attractions not to be missed include the picturesque Dunn’s River Falls (45 minutes from the resort); Bob Marley's birthplace in Nine Mile St. Ann (90 minutes east of the resort); and Rose Hall Great House (30 minutes from the resort). Families looking for a full day of fun and games, meanwhile, won't want to miss the nearby Yaaman Adventure Park.
7. It's heaven for foodies
If you're ruled by your stomach, you'll be in heaven at the Royalton Blue Waters. The resort offers a fabulous selection of 11 restaurants, all of which offer a unique culinary experience. For a huge selection of fresh local and international flavors, check out the buffet at Gourmet Marche. Armadillo is the place to enjoy some authentic Tex-Mex. Calypso offers a fabulous range of West Indies dishes, while Jade does an equally fine line in Asian fusion. If you're craving a juicy steak, Hunter Steakhouse won't disappoint. Other eateries include Grazie Italian Trattoria (Italian cuisine); Jerk Hut (Jamaican snacks); Taj (Indian cuisine); Zen (teppanyaki) and Scoops Gelato and Caffe Lounge (coffee, cakes, pastries, and breads).
8. It's ideal for families
The Royalton Blue Waters is perfect for families. If you're traveling with the kids in tow, you'll be pleased to know the hotel offers a huge selection of kid-friendly activities and programs. The Kids' Adventures program offers a range of supervised adventure programs for kids of all ages to enjoy. Children ages 4 to 12 can signup to the Clubhouse Kids Club, where they can have fun watching cartoons, playing games, or exploring the playground. Older kids between 13 and 17 years old are welcome to join the Hangout Teens Club, which offers games lounges, Wifi areas, ping-pong and billiard tables, and PlayStation rooms.
9. You don't have to leave the hotel for fun
If you're tired of sightseeing, the Royalton Blue Waters offers plenty of onsite fun and games to keep you entertained. There are cooking classes, dance classes, aerobic classes, trivia games, ping pong, volleyball... the list goes on. The open-air theatre is a great place to check out a live performance. You can also indulge yourself in a dip in the lazy river, or join one of the introductory scuba diving lessons in the pool. You could even take the advice of caribbeantravelqueen.com and book a 40-minute sailing session.
10. You can relax at the spa
If all your sightseeing has left you with sore muscles and sunburn, indulge yourself in a pampering session at The Royal Spa. As per the resort's official website, the full-service health facility offers every kind of conceivable massage and treatment to rest, relax, and restore your mind and body. For those who prefer to stay active, there's also an amazing fitness center that offers a huge array of classes, from beach bootcamp to spinning classes, Ashtanga yoga to Zumba.
Written by Dana Hanson
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