Located high up on the dramatic coral cliffs of Negril's legendary West End, on a dazzling stretch of the Caribbean, Idle Awhile The Cliffs is an intimate retreat with fantastic Jamaican service.
Resort At A Glance
Spa On Property
4 Garden Suites
3 Two-Storey Villas
Freshwater Swimming Pool
Al Fresco Restaurant
1 Bar & Lounge
Free Shuttle To The Beach
Getting To Jamaica The closest international airport for Negril is Donald Sangster in Montego Bay, airport code MBJ. There are regular direct scheduled flights from the United Kingdom with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic plus charter flights with Thomas Cook and TUI and flying time is around 9 - 10 hours. The airport is also serviced by United Airlines, Delta Airlines, American Airlines, Air Canada and Westjet allowing connections through major USA and Canadian hubs
Getting To Negril Shuttle transfers or Private Transfers are available to all of the resorts we feature in Negril. Situated on the western side of Jamaica it will take approx an hour to an hour and a half to travel. Please allow longer if you are taking a shuttle transfer as this may involve stops at different hotels for fellow travellers en-route. It is also possible to book a private flight from Montego Bay to Negril with Timair. Please contact us for prices for a Timair flight as this will depend on the amount of people flying and the time of day
This tranquil and secluded collection of just seven colourful accommodations is nothing short of magical.
A charming and intimate boutique hotel with three two-storey villas and four garden suites - all with full kitchens and private verandahs. Each suite can accommodate two guests and each villa four guests for comfortable, breezy indoor-outdoor living on the cliffs. Idle Awhile The Cliffs welcomes guests aged 13 years and over.
The Cliffs offers a classic Caribbean getaway overlooking Negril's picturesque West End, enjoy sunbathing by the pool, ocean swimming, snorkelling and savouring the fresh island cuisine. Kick back and enjoy the authentic island cheer or slip into the sea via a ladder that drops directly from the limestone deck.
Sunshine, warm sand and stunning sea views are the backdrop for day after day of fun in beautiful Negril. Take a glass bottom boat ride, go sailing, snorkel along a vibrant reef and take in the island's blue-hued tropical splendour. The hotel is also happy to help to arrange island excursions to local attractions.
Located a short taxi ride from the restaurants and nightlife of the vibrant West End, The Cliffs is just twenty minutes from its sister property, The Beach. A complimentary morning and afternoon shuttle is provided daily for guests who would like to enjoy a day at The Beach.
Pairing stunning views with first-class cuisine, The Cliffs intimate al fresco dining terrace is the go-to gathering spot for good clean food for Breakfast, Lunch and also delicious tropical drinks. Feel like staying in for Dinner? Get all the goodness delivered to your door.
Breakfast is served from 7:30 at the restaurant by the pool, overlooking the cliffs, or get it delivered to your room and eat on your balcony. We recommend you try the traditional Jamaican breakfast of Ackee and Saltfish and the very popular Banana Pancakes.
Lunch is also available in your room or at the poolside, cliff-top restaurant. Delight in Jamaican specialities prepared from scratch by the very friendly and highly skilled chef. Jerk Chicken Pasta and Curried Shrimp Crepes are just a couple of dishes greatly enjoyed by the happy guests. Not to be missed, the island's assortment of tropical fruit such as ackee, breadfruit, june plum and soursop is as mouthwatering as it is unique to the island.
The restaurant closes at 7pm but you can still order dinner to be delivered to your room or suite or perhaps engage the services of the private chef to come and cook for you.
All rooms have a full kitchen and there are supermarkets in the West End so the option is always there for you to cook and eat in your room whenever you like. The West End of Negril is also home to some of the best food on the island. Ask at the hotel for recommendations of where to dine. The restaurants serve a wide-range of different cuisines and at varying prices.
Take in the breathtaking view of the cliffs and the Caribbean Sea. Take the ladder and have a swim or snorkel on the reef. Sunbathe on the deck cut in stone. Plunge into the rejuvenating fresh water pool located at the cliff's edge. Plan a private catamaran cruise for two - or more!
A complimentary twice daily shuttle to The Beach, the sister beachfront property, is available if you'd like to spend the day on the world-famous white sand of Seven Mile Beach.
Explore Jamaica with excursions to Appleton Rum Estates, climb the YS falls, learn about the history of reggae at the Bob Marley Museum. For active days closer to home, enjoy complimentary access to Couples Swept Away's exceptional 10-acre fitness complex for tennis, squash and racquetball. Get fit at the fully equipped gym with cardio and weight training equipment, dive into 25-metre lap pool. (Note: Guests must be 18 years or older to access the facility)
Enjoy a massage in the privacy of your guest room, suite or villa or head to nearby Couples Swept Away for unlimited use of the resort's award-winning luxury spa, plunge pool, eucalyptus steam room and showers. Experienced therapists tap local ingredients to create soothing massages, wraps and scrubs.
Idle Awhile The Cliffs
Negril › Jamaica › Greater Antilles › Caribbean
Rooms & Suites
The Cliffs is an intimate boutique hotel comprising three two-story villas and four garden suites with full kitchens and verandahs. Each villa can accommodate four guests and has a fully equipped kitchen, two bathrooms, including one with a private outdoor shower
Nestled in gorgeous tropical gardens, the king-bedded Garden Suites feature a full kitchen, spacious bathroom and private verandah with dining table, hammock or lounge seating. Amenities include complimentary WiFi, satellite cable flat-screen television, a CD alarm player, in-room safe, telephone and Gilchrist & Soames bath products. Ceiling fans and air conditioning keep these Cliffside suites cool and comfortable year-round. Maximum occupancy: 2
Furnished with a king bed and queen day bed, the two-storey Ocean View Villas are ideal for families or two couples travelling together. They feature a full kitchen, separate living room, dining area, two bathrooms, outdoor shower and private verandah. Amenities include complimentary WiFi, two satellite cable flat-screen televisions, a CD alarm player, in-room safe, telephone, an extra double bed and Gilchrist & Soames bath products. Ceiling fans and air conditioning keep these Cliffside suites cool and comfortable year-round. Maximum occupancy: 4