Riu Palace Tropical Bay

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Exceptional Value!
Honeymoon: Surprise gift in room, small bottle of Tequila, king bed (subject to availablity at time of check-in), late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure), complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availablity and upon request), $40 USD spa credit in Ocean Harmony massage for two (50 min), per adult, per person, per stay. This discount does not apply with other promotions and discounts.

Nestled along a vast expanse of pristine Jamaican beachfront, this splendid All-Inclusive resort combines old-world charm with modern convenience. Carefully planned to the last detail, Riu Palace Tropical Bay will surpass all expectations, offering an array of sports and activities, comfortable air-conditioned accommodations, and a selection of delectable dining options.

Accommodations are junior suites and feature Free WiFi, a flat screen TV, a mini-bar, and liquor dispenser. Guests will love the Victorian-style décor, the pool area beverage service, the nightly entertainment, and non-motorized watersports. RiuLand Mini-Club provides activities and fun for kids ages 4-12.

Sports and activities include table tennis, volleyball, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, and body boarding. Every evening, the RIU staff puts on an entertaining show for its guests. Looking to dance the night away? Down the beach, at Riu Negril, Pacha Disco is open six nights a week, and entrance and drinks are included!

À la carte dining options include Fusion, Japanese, and Grill Steakhouse. A traditional Jamaican Jerk barbecue is available six times a week. An assortment of snacks and lunches are also available. For additional options, guests can walk down the beach to Riu Negril for more amazing snacks!

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Located next to the RIU Negril. Guests staying at the RIU Palace Tropical Bay have exchange privileges with the RIU Negril (except dinner).

Local Phone: 876-957-5900
Fax: 1-876-957-5727
E-mail Address: /sapmnt/P01/transfer/MM/out
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Physician on Call
Number of Pools: 3
Outdoor Pools: 3     
There is a beautiful freshwater pool area with complimentary lounge chairs, towels, cabins and sun umbrellas, swim-up bar and a children's pool. Guests at the Riu Tropical Bay have exchange privileges with Riu Negril.
Negril Hills Golf Course- 20% OFF green fees.
This 18-hole, par-72 course measuring 6,333 yds has gently undulating fairways, elevated tees and greens, picturesque water hazards and lush vegetation. A tennis court, restaurant, pro-shop and club house are all on the property.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: Varies
Cart Fee: Varies
Club Rental Fees: VARIES
Caddy: Varies
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Snorkeling: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Other Sports: Volleyball, beach games.
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
Riu Palace Tropical Bay - a Victorian style of architecture combining old-world charm with deluxe modern amenities. The resort consists of a main building and three-story bungalows, with 416 air-conditioned rooms, each with a balcony or terrace. This All-Inclusive beachfront resort offers unlimited premium brand alcoholic beverages, six bars, five restaurants, theme nights, nightly entertainment, night tennis, and a Kids Club. Food and beverages are available until 2 a.m. Beach: This hotel is situated directly on a long, beautiful stretch of white sand beach in Bloody Bay, complete with comfortable loungers for soaking up the warm Caribbean sun. Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 416
Year Opened: 2001 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, American Express
Springbreakers: The hotel has the discretion to remove anyone that is acting inappropriately or causing disturbance in the hotel. They may also impose a cash deposit or credit card. Fee required for WiFi.
Two double beds or one king. Integrated lounge area with sofa or sofa bed. Ocean view from private balcony.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Two double beds or one king sized bed. Integrated lounge area with sofa. Garden view from private balcony.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
One king-sized bed. Bathroom with hydromassage tub. Integrated lounge area with sofa. Ocean view from balcony.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Two double beds or one king. Integrated lounge area with sofa or sofa bed. Oceanfront view from private balcony.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Riu Palace Tropical Bay features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-All
There are 5 Restaurants at Riu Palace Tropical Bay:
Negril - Buffet sytle with show cooking, serving International and local specialties.
Krystal - A la carte restaurant serving Fusion cuisine. Open for dinner.
Rimini - Serves lunch and snacks during the day and for dinner a buffet restaurant.
Hakuchi - A la carte restaurant serving Japanese cuisine. Open for dinner.
Bloody Bay - Serves lunch during th day and a Grill Steakhouse for dinner.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daytime Entertainment Program, Table Tennis, Pool Games, Volleyball, Beach Games, one free introductory scuba lesson in the pool.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Shows, Riu Evening Program and live music (several times a week).
The Children's Program is available seven days a week for kids between the ages of 4 and 12.
Applicable Ages: 4 - 12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
Babysitting Fee: Yes

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Beautiful beach at the Riu Palace Tropical Bay
SteveandFlo1, Reading, Pennsylvania
Sun Mar 26 16:07:21 EDT 2017
This was our second trip to this resort. We returned because we loved the beach and water in that area of Jamaica. The water is not deep and very calm so you can walk out for a considerable distance. We were in room 1302 (Building 1, third floor). Our trip began with the hotel not having a reservation for one of the four couples with whom we were traveling despite us having a confirmation number on paperwork from our travel agent. We understand that mistakes can happen but the length of time it took for the front desk to resolve the issue was an inconvenience particularly since the hotel was at capacity. It took about one and one half hours until a room reservation was finally resolved. The Pros: beautiful beach and clear water. There were plenty of lounge chairs available at the beach. The buffet restaurant had plenty of food choices and was an okay alternative. Breakfast and lunch were also good, especially the jerk chicken. The catamaran trip to Rick's Cafe and Margaritaville were fun! The lobby bar had good martinis. The dancers at the shows were good. Some of the staff were very friendly. Cons: Having no reservations for dinner means needing to stand in line in order to get one of approximately 35 seats available per seating. The resort was no where near capacity so I can't imagine what it would be like trying to get a seat in one of the specialty restaurants if it was full. There were only two seatings per night (6:30 and 8:30) and every night one of the four specialty restaurants was closed. It would be great if they could add some more shade at the beach. The beds were on the hard side.

Another great stay!
Blanche4963, Ottawa, Canada
Sun Mar 26 03:58:29 EDT 2017
Great holiday once again at the Riu Palace. Never disappointed for a second. The rooms were immaculate and comfortable. Housekeeping kept on top of everything, Fridge stocked daily. Beach was clean. No need to get up a reserved a lounger, plenty of loungers to be had. Food was excellent with many many choices. Once again a great trip at the Riu. Will be returning!

Greatest staff
Sat Mar 25 15:49:29 EDT 2017
Great staff ..met up with some people that worked at the old lido in negril..they remembered me ..goes to show you the people of negril never forget..been going there 30 years..I've forgotten a lot of names ..but want to thank the waitress that found my new iPhone I lost in the show bar and turned it in to the main lobby..thanks to the bar manager from the old lido who works at the lido nightly entertainment venue..she welcomed me and my sister..and made us feel. Like we were at home..thanks to the management for dressing up our room with a welcome back banner...thanks to the evening turndown maid for you hospitality and humour..and thanks to young Grayson ...Who made our days by the pool ..with prompt drinks and laughter and conversation...and finally the piano man ..oops and the bar staff at the lobby bar excellent..and always the other tourists..from far and wide ..with there stories and experiences

Riu Palace Negril Jamaica is The Real Deal
Tim J,
Sat Mar 25 14:08:34 EDT 2017
The Riu Palace in Negril was excellent! The staff is very attentive, food was good and you don't have people pestering you to buy trips or excursions. The amenities are a little dated but quaint and open to the elements but who cares because we spent our time on their beautiful beach. This was the bar none the BEST all-inclusive vacation out of the dozen we have taken. You will not regret your stay at this resort. The only thing we didn't like was the damn birds but it's paradise so who really cares if there not in the food.

garlocklor, Crystal Lake, Illinois
Sat Mar 25 10:41:38 EDT 2017
This Property needs many upgrades -very poor condition from the rooms to over appearance. if enjoy being hassled the whole time to buy pot this place is for you. if you want a relaxing and quite vacation this isn't for you. spend the extra money and go to a couples resort.

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