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Beautiful and exclusive resort area near Discovery Bay, where Columbus is said to have first landed on the island.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned just before Christmas..after reading the reviews , we were unsure about what to expect.But as usual people over exaggerate the small details....The hotel was amazing as were the staff. Lots to do and plenty going on. Lots of different pool areas to get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

My husband and I stayed at the Royal Decameron Club Caribbean in Runaway Bay for 5 nights, in mid-November 2018 and had a terrific time! We’ve been to Jamaica many times but this was our first stay in Runaway Bay. In short, it was everything...More

Date of experience: November 2018
10  Thank bsmedmedphd
Reviewed August 27, 2018

stayed at the Bahia Principe 3 times in Runaway bay. Very nice location, small village nearby. Great food, Bahia village is something to do at night:-)

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank Stewart M
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

We just came back from Jewel Paradise Cove Resort and Spa and I am very impressed with one of the lifeguards there. Nathan was a very friendly and entertaining lifeguard. Guests knew him by name as he makes everyone feel welcome. He does an amazing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank TanyaChan
Reviewed March 28, 2018

We stayed as a family of 3 (my husband and I and our 17-year old son) earlier in March of this year. The weather was beautiful. We had rain one evening and then 1 cloudy day. Besides that it was sunny and hot. The beach...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank UKMay05
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

I was expecting more as it was a Hilton chain. Not much for a beach and is really not close to anything however they do provide transportation to shopping, Golf and activities. I was surprised not to be upgraded (I’m a Hilton Diamond), they said...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the bahia Principe luxury and had a great holiday. Nothing happening in the resort though. Very quiet and more of a place to drive through than go to

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank simonm812
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Everything is great but the rain the nicest people great food beautiful hotel looking for Jamaican food Beautiful island will go again

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank sammarisa7
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying Jamaica is my happy place on earth and really is home from home for me. I'm a seasoned traveller and with the emergence of Airbnb/Flipkey and other similar options I have enjoyed staying in a local community, going to the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
4  Thank ExpertJules
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I'm very first trip to Jamaica landed me in Runaway Bay. I met my future husband there but I also made a lot of wonderful friends. The people in the area are not pushy their kind this is not a place you go for excitement....More

Date of experience: December 2015
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sunkissedjan_13
May 28, 2017|
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Response from ExpertJules | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you may get some rain, as you can anytime of year in Jamaica - it's rains and the suns come out and everything is dry very quickly. Official Hurricane season is June to the end of November, however they are infrequent... More
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PKC01
January 3, 2017|
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Response from namastenomi | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice a difference in pricing whether I booked prior or day of.
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GMJOHN
March 4, 2016|
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Response from MsLL7 | Reviewed this property |
Montego Bay..approximately 1 1/2 hr ride
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