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The Caves sits along the limestone cliffs of the West End of Negril, right next to the famous Negril Lighthouse in Jamaica. Although situated only a few miles away from the bustling town center, this private enclave is a world apart. Eleven handcrafted wood and stone thatched-roof cottages, plus a 4-bedroom fully self-contained luxury villa, are interwoven between ten acres of lush vegetation and naturally formed volcanic caves. Quaint stone pathways wind through the limestone cliffs dotted with palm, sea grape and dogwood trees overlooking the Caribbean Sea. An arrangement of coral stairs and walkways lead to sundecks with uninterrupted views of the sea and sky, and grottos with turquoise water pools and fossilized marine life. A tropical reef system comes right up to the edge of the cliff, perfect for snorkeling. Guests can climb down ladders into the sea or take a leap from several “jump points,” the highest of which is 30 feet! An intimate, private and unique resort, The Caves is perfect for romance and relaxation.The Caves generally does not accept children under 16 years old. Exceptions must be cleared with the hotel management.
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I have never felt so relaxed in my life! You can really unplug here, and let the sound of the ocean wash away all your stress. The spa here is amazing! Ask for Elizabeth - she did a fabulous job on my facial and couple's massage. The setting cannot be beat. The cliffs are
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Response from TheCavesTeam, Manager at The Caves
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Karen M, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are delighted to know that we were able to provide you with a little piece of "paradise". We have noted all your comments, we are glad you liked the Spa and enjoyed the meals you had here. We are also thrilled to hear that you truly enjoyed the romantic private candlelit cave dinner, it is often the highlight of many guests stay. Our aim is for each guest that comes here to have the vacation of a lifetime, we also love to help our guests celebrate milestones. You will ensure to give the staff you mentioned your wonderful feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back some day soon. One Love, The Caves Team
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I cannot say enough good things about this resort! We just returned from a week's stay at The Caves and we are already planning our next trip. The food was delicious, the serice outstanding, and the accommodations were excellent! The staff is personable and greeted us warmly
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Response from TheCavesTeam, Manager at The Caves
Responded Jun 25, 2018
Dear HoustonBeachGirl, Thank you for choosing the Caves as your vacation destination and we appreciate you taking the time to review our property. We have noted your comments about our food, property and staff and are thrilled you had a good time here. We are happy to hear that you made new friends and hope you will all meet up again here in the very near future. We will pass on your kind sentiments to the staff you mentioned. We really are looking forward to hosting you again. One Love
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We wanted something special to celebrate being together for 20 years. We had seen The Caves Hotel on previous trips and thought the private dinning in one of the Caves would be something to remember. It's not cheap, its $300 per couple but you get a lot for your money - and for
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Response from TheCavesTeam, Manager at The Caves
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Jon M, Thank you so much for choosing our resort for celebrating your milestone anniversary as well as taking the time to share this lovely review. We do appreciate your very kind words and we are truly delighted that our ultimate goal of exceeding your expectations were met. We will definitely pass on your sentiments to the team and we look forward to hosting you again. One Love, The Caves Team
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We had SUCH an amazing time at The Caves that we started scoping out other rooms for our next trip before we even left! If you want a big bustling all-inclusive with a packed schedule of activities, look elsewhere and leave this place to us! It was the perfect spot to escape
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Response from TheCavesTeam, Manager at The Caves
Responded Dec 10, 2018
Dear Dccarrie, We would like to first thank you for choosing our resort to vacation and celebrate your husband's birthday, we sincerely appreciate you taking the time to share such a detailed review. Wow! We are happy to know that from the very start we were able to be of such great assistance right to the very end. You are correct,we do offer activities just not an overbearing amount as we operate a more relaxed kind of atmosphere.Tameka who is one of our well seasoned Reservationist will be thrilled to hear such kind words of appreciation. We will pass on your kudos to the entire team, especially to Melissa and the other highlighted team members that you mentioned who made your stay that more memorable. We are so happy to hear that not only did you both have a fabulous vacation but your husband's surprise birthday cake was a hit during your private candlelit dinner. We are delighted to know that we have made yet another Caves family member and we do look forward to welcoming you back. Once again thank you for your kind sentiments, we will pass it on to the entire team and we can't wait to host you again soon. One Love, The Caves Team
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Enjoyed every minute of our stay. The staff made every interaction a joy, they are professional and so helpful. Everyone works hard to ensure guests are well taken care of. Loved our room which was located on it's own private grotto. We enjoyed every meal and every drink
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Response from TheCavesTeam, Manager at The Caves
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Marvellous5, Thanking you for taking the time to write this review. We are happy you had such a fabulous time and your interaction with the staff helped to make the stay even more wonderful. We are glad you enjoyed the food and the desserts were a standout. Our aim is make all our guests feel that this is their home and away from home but a home where they do nothing but relax and enjoy. We can't wait to welcome you back home! See you soon. One Love, The Caves Team
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A view of the rooms and the fantastic caves to explore and even dine in
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Bug in the kitchen (note: I took all the bug pictures as I brushed my teeth one random night)
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The One-Bedroom Garden View Cottage Room at The Caves
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Bathroom in The Sun Dancer Room at The Caves
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How far from the airport?
If you are talking about the airport in Montego Bay, it's about 1 1/2 hours away.
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I stayed in the sundancer room what I would do if I was you is google the rooms or YouTube it 😊 the caves is amazing
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Is this resort all-inclusive (food & drinks)?
Exactly! There were a few times when the bartenders were busy, and they had no issues with us helping ourselves. They even encouraged it.
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"Blue Dolphin has a huge bathtub, and a cute porch. Next to the dining pavilion it did get a little loud during the dinner hours."
"Upper ocean view rooms offer max views and privacy. Some are closer to bars and dining areas than others but we never found it noisy."
"May have to really strain to see ocean views from your room. More like sky view."
"Any ocean view room"
"Moonshadow was great, shooting for Stardust next time!"
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PRICE RANGE
$576 - $1,204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the caves hotel negrilcaves hotel negrilthe caves resort negrilcaves jamaicacaves negril
LOCATION
CaribbeanJamaicaWestmoreland ParishNegril
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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