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Negril, from the shortened Spanish name Negrillo, is a resort city on Jamaica's southwestern coast. Although Negril is small in size it is definitely big on reputation. Named by the Spanish in 1494 after the black cliffs south of the village the city has, for decades, been synonymous with free-spirited hedonism and resorts like the infamous ... Read more
Hedonism II, do nothing whatsoever to change that reputation. That Negril is still fairly underdeveloped remains a significant factor in its undoubted charm. The last few years, however, have seen major development along the famed "Seven Mile Beach." Resorts such as: Couples Swept Away, Sandals, Legends, and Riu Palace as well as others can be seen dotting the coastline. Visitors can also stop in on a branch of Jimmy Buffet’s famous Margaritaville restaurant.

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Like many of the islands in the Caribbean, Jamaica is blessed with gorgeous weather year-round. Temperatures hardly ever rise above or below perfect beach weather, staying between the mid-70s and upper-80s ... Read more
(23-31). The island sees the most visitors in the winter from mid-December through mid-April, when northerners flee bad winter weather back home. Visiting during this time of the year means more crowds and higher prices, so be sure to book your hotel far in advance, especially around Christmas. For lower prices, head here in April and May before the summer rains hit. You’ll save the biggest bucks over the summer, but it comes with a different price: heavy rainfall and the potential for a hurricane.

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Take a trip to Negril… Seven miles of white sand beach along with breathtaking cliffs make Negril a great destination for the day. Stop at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and use it as your base while on the beach. Stroll down the beach, swim or just relax… On the cliffs, make a stop at Rick’s Cafe. At Rick’s you can dine at their restaurant, swim in their pool or for you more adventurous, jump off their cliffs. Rick’s is known for it’s great sunsets but I will have to say the sunsets at “AT LAST” are just as good!

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Local from Kingston

I have a love and hate for Negril.

I always travel to this town for maximum a couple of days as it really is a tourist trap. But the white sand beach and the sea is just beautiful. I like to come here and relax, but be ready to be stopped every 5 meters with people trying to sell you anything. Just be friendly, smile back and go your way if you are not interested.

I prefer the lower part of the beach where there are less resorts and more local facilities, restaurant and bars. Don't make the mistake to stay all the time in your resort. Get out and explore!

Hint: The sunset over the ocean is unforgettable but if you stay at the beach during those hours bring a mosquito spray.

Recommended for:Outdoor EnthusiastsBusiness TravellersBackpackers
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Locals are friendly and helpful. Lots of food options available and some very cheap. Would recommend walking along the beach and enjoying the beautiful views.

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Los Angeles

If you are looking to have a good time, Negril is the place to be. It is a PARTY place. You can truly let your hair down here.

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New York City

Great food, laid back and nice weather year-around. We stayed at the Rockhouse hotel and loved it!

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Only went here with some friends for the day as we were staying in Montego Bay, but had an awesome time. Went to the 7 mile beach where the water was amazingly beautiful and hung out during the day. Our driver then picked us up and took us to Rick's Cafe to watch the cliffdivers and sunset. A great day trip!

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London

Nice village on the coast with bars, shops and many hotels near by. All the locals are friendly and appreciate you spending your tourist cash with them.

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Kendallville

enjoyed my travels away from the resort.traveling up into the mountains learning of life in Negril. Be sure to use Rocky's Taxi service for all your traveling needs while in Negril.

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Huntington Beach

The best beaches in Jamaica. They are most pristine and clean. There are lot different places to go cliff diving and do water activities. If you want to spend a day at a beach while you are in Jamaica and had to choose one, then go to Negril.

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London

Had a great time here,lovely beaches,good food,locals very friendly, and plenty of Bob Marley, music played on and around beaches.I would say not really for children under the ages of 10

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