Sandals’ largest and newest resort to date has re-opened in Jamaica. Previously the Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort, the new property has been christened the Sandals Ochi Beach Resort. The 529-room hotel in Ochos Rios, which is the largest in Jamaica, also has more swimming pools than any other resort on the island - a remarkable 105. Read more: the best hotels in Jamaica hotels
A team of Oyster reporters spent weeks exploring 50 hotels in Jamaica. We slept in the beds, lounged by the pools, ate in the restaurants, and even sampled the nightlife, all with an eye toward selecting the most distinguished properties. Here's a list of our favorite beachfront hotels.
Most resorts in Jamaica call themselves "family friendly," and many are. But here are the few hotels that offer an incredible pool, calm waves at the beach, supervised kids' activities, cribs, and large rooms. Plus, these hotels go above and beyond with everything from Sesame Street sing-alongs to private nannies to pirate-ship water parks.