Jamaica! Jamaica! This small Island is filled with many adventures and new places to discover from parish to parish. If you are truly looking for a beach vacation, your best bet is to head to the West Coast where you will find Negril. Negril is located 4 hours away from the Island’s capital of Kingston and is an isolated gem filled with beautiful beaches and friendly lodgings. Negril is also the home of the beautiful Rondel Village Retreat which is described as a fascinating beach front hotel with a wide array of recreational facilities close at hand. The hotel is located one mile from the Negril Roundabout and close to entertainment activities.
If you are looking for a more private setting on the Island this is a great location as it is a uniquely owned family business which features Villas with personalized service. The Villas are located on both sides of the Norman Manley Boulevard and features Garden Side Rooms, Beach Side Rooms and Superior Rooms. Guests have the option of choosing a one bedroom all the way up to four bedroom villas depending on what suits their needs. The Rooms are a prototype of “Indigenous” Negril architecture which features an octagonal shape, with deluxe kitchens and a private whirlpool spa.
This captivating paradise offers personalized service and is environmentally friendly. Some of the amenities of the villas include: Air Conditioning/ Ceiling Fans, Balcony or Patio (Most Rooms) Cable T.V, C.D Player, Refrigerator and in- room safe which attracts a cost of $3.00 per day rental. The great thing about the Rondel Villa Negril is that guests can feel at home due to the size of the room at a much cheaper rate as compared to a traditional Hotel which is expensive but limits your movements.
Make Reservations to Negril
Reservations are made online at the website which can be found at http://www.rondelvillage.com/rates . It is always better to make your reservations directly on the hotel website as there are various specials that run throughout the year depending on the season. Imagine getting a discount on a rate that is not expensive in the first place. There is never a dull moment at this hotel as it is located on Norman Manley Boulevard known as Negril’s “Hip Strip”.
Guests can choose to relax at “The Village Spa” and opt for a day of pampering by selecting one of the many options from the many treatments available. A Spa favourite is the Peppermint Seaweed Wrap, this is said to be a slimming full body wrap which combines stimulating peppermint with freshly harvested Seaweed to renew circulation in the body and also removes toxins and clears the mind.
For the more adventurous guests, there are tours which are conducted off the property but they are rated as some of the top things to do while in Negril. If you are staying at the Hotel you must visit The Appleton Estate Rum Tour which attracts a cost of $70 usd per person where you will get the chance to see how authentic Jamaican Rum is made and also get samples of the Rum. Another place to visit is The Black River Safari where you will get the chance to tour Jamaica’s largest river for an hour and a half and also get the chance to see the American endangered Crocodile. For the extreme adventurer you must visit the Chukka Caribbean Adventures which features: Zip lining, Canopy, River Tubing, ATV Dune Buggy, 4×4 Off Road Safari and so much more. Prices for this adventure start at $83.00 per person and it is well worth it. Other places to visit while staying at the Hotel are: Dolphin Cove, Kool Running’s, Mayfield Falls, and The Historic Negril Lighthouse.
The Rondel Village is a great place to relax and discover Negril if you are looking to have a personalized and comfortable surroundings. This Hotel unlike many other Jamaican Hotels is not all –inclusive which means guests will have to find their own meals which can be purchased at The Rondel Restaurant and Bar which opens from 8:30 a.m – 11:30 p.m. The location of the Hotel and easy access to the town makes it easy for guests to get everything they need within minutes. If you are looking for a spacious, tranquil and elegant place to stay amidst lush Tropical Gardens, The Rondel Village is the perfect place.
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