Jamaica celebrates summer with exceptional savings for families looking for a memorable tropical getaway. The island’s tremendous range of options and diversity in accommodations provide the perfect summer retreat seasoned with a uniquely Jamaican cultural experience. Many of the island’s family-friendly hotels, resorts and villas are offering a variety of special packages and deals just for families.
“With the great savings available at many of our properties, this summer is a great time especially for families to travel to Jamaica. The island’s accommodations, ranging from all-inclusive to a la carte and from rustic to luxury, are suited to meet every traveler’s taste and needs,” said John Lynch, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism. “With over 150 attractions, more than any other Caribbean island, families will create a lifetime of memories as they will also get an opportunity to experience the thrill of Jamaica’s invigorating culture.”
Hotel and Resort Specials
Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay offers families 60 percent off all room categories, with deluxe rooms and suites based on space availability. Book through May 31 for travel between April 18 – June 30, 2010 and August 21 – December 23, 2010. The 524-room beachfront property offers a series of complimentary programs to help travelers stretch their vacation dollars. From the full-service Sol-Mer Spa & Salon, to the resort’s eight restaurants/bars, two pools, tennis, mini golf, and more, the Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay truly offers something for everyone.
El Greco Resort, the only fully self catering hotel located in Montego Bay, celebrates the season with the Summer Blowout Package and Summer Full Package. Both packages feature special accommodation rates, a pass to Doctor’s Cave Beach, daily breakfast and a welcome drink. Rates for the Summer Blowout Package start at US $98 per night and US$138 per night for the Summer Full Package, inclusive of dinner. Book through June 30, 2010 for travel between April 15 and August 15, 2010. Blackout dates: July 18 – 24, 2010 and August 1 – 3, 2010.
Round Hill Hotel & Villas offers exceptional savings for large families seeking a little more room and seclusion. Round Hill’s two bedroom villas are available with a 50 percent reduction on the second suite for three children up to age 12, when a three night minimum stay is booked. Rates start at US$700 per night. Book now for travel May 1 to October 31, 2010.
At Breezes Grand Negril, Breezes Trelawny, Breezes Runaway Bay and Breezes Rio Bueno travelers can trade-in their checked-baggage fee receipt for up to US$100 spa credit per room (US$50 per person), when they book for a minimum seven-night stay. The spa credit ensures a rejuvenating vacation where each Blue Mahoe Spa at Breezes Resorts uses an exotic combination of island ingredients and features a menu of treatments to relax and pamper. Book now for travel between May 1 and October 31, 2010.
Rondel Village is currently taking 10 percent off its one, two, and three-bedroom villas now through June 15, 2010, with a minimum booking of four nights. This property offers privacy and tranquility in spacious, elegant accommodations, amidst lush tropical gardens. Travel is valid between May 1 and July 1, 2010.
Franklyn D. Resort & Spa and FDR Pebbles Resort offer families fantastic savings on summer and fall vacations – 35 percent and 55 percent respectively – if they travel between June 5 and December 16, 2010. Both Jamaican FDR Resorts offer two-bedroom suites, which translate to more comfort for vacationing families, and they are the only resorts in the Caribbean whose prices include a dedicated Vacation Nanny for each family.
Grand Palladium Jamaica and Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton are treating the kids this summer with the Kids Stay, Play and Eat FREE package. Book until May 31 and children up to 12 years old (maximum 2 children) will stay free with parents at the luxurious all-inclusive resort and enjoy their array of land and water activities and pre-teen programs.
The Ritz Carlton Golf & Spa Resort is offering a 4th & 5th Night Free Promotion when families book now through May 31, 2010 for travel until December 23, 2010. The 4th Night Free Promotion is a room only promotion where families pay for only three of four consecutive nights booked. Rates start at US$329 per night based on single/double occupancy. The 5th Night Free Promotion is an all-inclusive promotion where families book four nights and get the 5th night free. Rates start at US$519 per night based on single/double occupancy. Families will enjoy an array of beach and pool activities, along with the Ritz Kids program and babysitting services.
Marblue Villa Suites created Come with the Family package for families looking to be pampered with thoughtful service and considerable luxury. The package price of US$2,000 for one week includes two rooms, daily breakfast, dinner and taxes. Additional persons are US$200 and families receive a 10 percent discount if they rent the villa for two weeks.
Half Moon is currently offering the Family Time package, which includes round-trip airport transfers, accommodations, food and beverages, daily nanny service for up to two children (three hours daily for three nights), free use of the tennis court, fitness center, paddle-boat and kayak rental. Rates start at US$619 for two paying adults per night, and a minimum stay of three nights is required. The package is valid from April 16 – December 15, 2010.