Riu Palace Tropical Bay
Norman Manley Boulevard
Negril, Jamaica

Distance from hotel to Negril, 5 miles (8 kms). Distance from hotel to Sangster International Airport (MBJ), 48 miles (77 kms).  

Come and delight in luxury, comfort, impeccable service, all standards of the RIU Palace Hotels & Resorts chain in the Riu Palace Tropical Bay Hotel. Nestled on a wide and seemingly endless white-sand beach, the Riu Palace Tropical Bay Hotel is the perfect vacation spot on this enchanting island of fun and sun. Incorporating Jamaican character and charisma into everyday life, the resort allows you to enjoy from local flair to specialty fusion gourmet food, and spirited music and dancing the second you step out of your room. Beyond that, Riu Palace Tropical Bay also specializes in turning seaside-wedding dreams into reality, with two garden gazebos that overlook scenic Bloody Bay.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Accommodations (416)
  • Aerobic Classes
  • Aerobics (water)
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Bar (swim-up)
  • Bars/Lounges (4)
  • Beach (onsite)
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Boat Rentals ($)
  • Car Rental Desk ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Playground
  • Currency Exchange
  • Disco/Nightclub
  • Dive Center ($)
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Entertainment
  • Exercise Classes
  • Fitness Center
  • Gift Shop ($)
  • Glass Bottom Boat ($)
  • Golf (nearby) ($)
  • Horseback Riding (nearby) ($)
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Ping Pong
  • Pool (children's)
  • Pools (outdoor) (3)
  • Restaurants (5)
  • Safe Deposit Boxes (in room)
  • Sauna
  • Snack Bar
  • Spa ($)
  • Tennis Courts (lighted) (2)
  • Volleyball (beach)
  • Watersports (motorized) ($)
  • Watersports (non-motorized)
  • Whirlpool
Scuba Diving School, certified PADI ($) Internet Access: ($)  

• Wireless internet is available throughout the entire hotel at an additional charge (beach areas are not included).  

• Rates may vary depending on the destination.  

• Free: 90 minutes daily wireless connection in the lobby. After that charges will apply. Game Room Game Room with slot machines Spa Tropical Touch Spa: massages and beauty treatments ($) ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 11:00 am  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• 2017-2018:  

• Effective dates: 12/24/16-12/23/18  

• Child rate applies to children 2-12 years old when sharing with parents.  

• Children must share room with 2 adults to receive the child rates.  

• Children's ages must be specified in the rooming list.  

• Additional charges apply for rollaway beds and cribs.  

• 2019:  

• Effective dates: 12/24/18-12/23/19  

• The 2019 children's policy has not been received yet, please use the 2017-2018 children's policy as a guideline. This information is subject to change.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2017:  

• Junior Suite Garden View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Ocean View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Ocean Front - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Suite Ocean View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

2018:  

• Junior Suite Garden View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Garden View Handicapped - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child. Junior Suite Ocean View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Ocean View Connecting - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.** Junior Suite Ocean Front - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Ocean Front Connecting - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.** Suite Ocean View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

Please Note:  

• (**) These rooms have the ability to be connecting when the 2nd room is purchased. Maximum occupancy is per room.  

2019:  

• The 2019 maximum occupancies have not been received yet, please use the 2018 maximum occupancies as a guideline. This information is subject to change.  

Junior Suite Garden View, (SJSB) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen television, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with garden view.  

• Bedding: 2 double beds.  

12/24/2017 - 12/23/2018 Junior Suite Garden View Handicapped, This room has the same description as the Junior Suite Garden View except the room is handicap accessible.  

Junior Suite Ocean View, (SJLB) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen television, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with ocean view.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

12/24/2017 - 12/23/2018 Junior Suite Ocean View Connecting, This room has the same description as the Junior Suite Ocean View but has the ability to be connecting, when a 2nd room is purchased.  

Junior Suite Ocean Front, (SJMB) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen television, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with ocean front.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed (on request basis only) or 2 double beds.  

12/24/2017 - 12/23/2018 Junior Suite Ocean Front Connecting, This room has the same description as the Junior Suite Ocean Front but has the ability to be connecting, when a 2nd room is purchased.  

Suite Ocean View, (SUMB) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, split-level living room area with sofa, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen television, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with whirlpool bathtub, extra shower cabin, double -sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with ocean view.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed (canopy).  

All accommodations include: ceiling fan, bathtub, iron, ironing board, liquor dispenser, mini-bar, mirror (shaving), mirror (vanity), room service (24-hour): ($), sinks (double), telephone (direct dial), air conditioning, amenity kit, balcony and hairdryer.  

Miscellaneous Amenities Door with peep hole  

Safe (in-accommodation, Electronic) laptop size  

 

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Cubano, Lobby bar, open 24 hours.  

Plaza  

Reggae, Lounge Bar  

The Sun, Swim Up Bar  

Bloody Bay, Poolside restaurant/grill and steak house.  

Hakuchi, Japanese style restaurant.  

Krystal, fusion cuisine. A la carte for dinner.  

Negril Restaurant, serving international and local specialties, buffet style and show cooking stations. Breakfast is 7:00am-10:30am and dinner 6:30pm -11:00pm. Shorts allowed for gentlemen, sleeved shirt required. Non-smoking area and terrace.  

Rimini, Italian restaurant.  

Please Note:  

• In the past specialty restaurants required reservations.  

• Effective immediately (November 2016) the specialty restaurants no longer require reservations. Guests will now be accommodated on a first-come-first-serve basis within the restaurant(s) normal operating hours.  

Add-On Package (Honeymoon 17) (back to top)

HONEYMOON PACKAGE 2017  

Booking Dates: 07/05/2016 - 12/23/2017 Travel Dates: 12/24/2016 - 12/23/2017  

Package Inclusions:  

• Surprise welcome gift in their room  

• Small bottle of rum  

• King bed (subject to availability at time of check-in)  

• Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)  

• Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request)  

• Spa credit of $40.00 USD in Ocean Harmony massage for two (50 minute), per adult, per person, per stay.  

Specialty Package (All Inclusive 17-18) (back to top)

ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE 2017-2018  

Booking Dates: 12/24/2016 - 12/23/2018 Travel Dates: 12/24/2016 - 12/23/2017 12/24/2017 - 12/23/2018  

Package Inclusions:  

• Accommodations  

• All meals and snacks (see further details below)  

• Breakfast:  

• Full American breakfast buffet and live cooking stations, fruits, juices and Cava. Continental breakfast/snacks  

• Lunch:  

• Hot and cold buffet and live cooking stations Pizzas, pasta, salads and assorted desserts Jerk (traditional Jamaican barbecue) station (6 times a week)  

• Dinner:  

• Buffets and live cooking stations Special evenings: themed buffets (three times a week)  

• Optional dining (reservations required in advance):  

• "Rimini" Italian restaurant (a la carte; buffet starters)  

• A la carte:  

• "Krystal" Fusion restaurant "Bloody Bay" grill and steakhouse "Hakuchi" Japanese restaurant  

• Snacks 24 hours a day  

• Beverages:  

• Unlimited local and imported beverages 24 hours a day Drinks service at pool Access to all bars at Riu Palace Tropical Bay and Riu Negril Regularly restocked mini-bar and liquor dispenser  

• Room service 24 hours a day  

• Use of in-room safe  

• Sports and activities:  

• Gym, table tennis, workout, volleyball, sauna, whirlpool bath, 2 floodlit hard surface tennis courts, windsurfing, sailing, snorkelling equipment, kayaking, body boarding and one introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool  

• Entertainment:  

• Daytime entertainment program for adults (daily) Daytime entertainment program for children ages 4 to 12 (daily) Shows, Riu evening program or live music (daily)  

• Complimentary entrance and drinks to "Pacha" night club at the hotel Riu Negril (six nights a week)  

Please Note:  

• Formal dress is required for dinner (main restaurant:  

• gentlemen no sleeveless T-shirts. Theme restaurants:  

• gentlemen no sleeveless T-shirts, long trousers.  

• All hotel guests are required to wear an "all inclusive" wristband for identification purposes.  

• For additional lunch and snack options, a free choice from a selection of restaurants at Riu Negril  

Not Included (at an additional cost):  

• Other sports and facilities nearby including assorted water sports and golf course.  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

2017-2018 Bonus Features:  

• Travel Dates: 12/24/2016 - 12/23/2018  

• Daily activities  

• Parking  

• Towels  

• Bottled water  

• Watersports (Non-Motorized)  

• Welcome Drink  

• Use of Tennis Courts  

• Honeymooners: Will receive a fruit basket and a surprise gift in their room upon arrival. Marriage certificate will be requested.  

• Special golf rates at nearby golf courses. Please see the information listed below.  

• Use of Fitness Center, Sauna and Jacuzzi  

• Lounge chairs, towels, cabins, showers and umbrellas by the pool  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

RIU Resorts Jamaica - Exchange Privileges  

• Full exchange privileges with RIU Negril Resort, includes services and facilities with the exception of dinners.  

General Information:  

• Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Visa and Diners  

• Located on Bloody Bay Beach on the same beach as ClubHotel Riu Negril (walking distance).  

• Kids program: includes pool and beach games, arts and crafts and talent shows.  

• Live music  

• Variety shows  

• Riu theme shows  

RIU Resorts Jamaica - Spring Break Policy:  

• During the months of March & April, at least one person must be 21 years of age or older in every room.  

• During these months, the hotel reserves the right not to admit any room in which all guests are younger than 21. This situation can have serious repercussions and should be avoided at any cost. Please advise the travel agencies accordingly.  

Check-in Policies:  

• There must be a minimum of one person 21 years or older to check-in to any RIU Resort.  

Minimum Age Requirements:  

• Year-round (except March-April) at least one person in each room must be 18 years or older in order to check in.  

• During the months of March-April at least one person in each room must be 21 years or older in order to check in.  

• No student groups under 21 years old or Spring Breakers are accepted year round.