The Jamaican resort of Negril lies on the western tip of Jamaica’s South Coast. Known for its stunning beaches and awe-inspiring sunsets, a self catering apartment in Negril, a house right on the beach or a little cottage in Negril’s surrounding area will provide you with an idyllic spot to relax in the sun, lost on Jamaica’s forgotten coast. The beautifully laid-back atmosphere of Negril, Jamaica is evident everywhere, from the local restaurants to the fantastic little bars serving rum cocktails prepared to perfection.
The undisrupted, unrivalled white sand Negril beach stretches for over 7km. The beaches are never crowded, and are lined with soft, white sand, perfect for idyllic days stretched out under the Caribbean sun. Negril beach is simply idyllic, and easily reason enough to take a self catering Negril apartment for a holiday. The crystal clear, blissfully warm and stunningly still waters of the Caribbean that lap the beach are a huge bonus, allowing year round swimming for all the family, endless hours of enthralling snorkelling, scuba diving, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking.
Away from the famous white sand beaches, there is a huge amount to entertain visitors. The dramatic Negril Waterfalls are fantastic to climb, and the huge 300 acre Negril Great Morass Forest Reserve boasts over 300 animal species. The park is a maze of trails from which to explore Jamaica’s forests. Rum with certainly be close to your heart by the end of your Negril holiday, and for those hoping to discover a little more about the industry, the Appleton Rum distillery offers some fantastic tours, with tasting sessions!
River Safaris up the Black River are a magnificent way to explore a little of wild Jamaica from your self catering Negril apartment. The safaris don’t only let you see crocodiles in their natural habitat, but also take you to some of the most spectacular spots on the whole of the islands, including large waterfalls, which can be climbed, deep caves, for exploration and swimming, and large cliffs, from which the more adventurous can plunge from into the cool, clear river.
During the evenings, Negril’s laidback, almost horizontal way of life gets an adrenaline shot. There are crowds enjoying the evening on every night of the week, with live entertainment on nightly in one of the six or seven bars and clubs along the seafront. There are many places in Negril to go out in the evening, but for those really wanting to let loose one night from a self catering Negril apartment can head to the famous Hedonism II club for the evening. If you would like to explore the Rasta culture or enjoy a full Jamaican feast, houses in Negril, Jamaica, are an excellent choice.
Negril enjoys a warm, tropical climate throughout the year. Temperatures range between 24 and 31˚C, but the period from December until April is the most popular time to visit, as the evenings and mornings remain a little cooler than in the rest of the year. September is the hottest month, whilst the few showers that do fall in Negril fall during May and October. All in all, there really isn’t a bad time to visit a little cottage in Negril, Jamaica.
Jamaica’s Norman Manley Airport (KIN) is just 70km from a little cottage in Negril. With British Airways and Virgin-Atlantic both offering direct flights from London, holiday rental houses in Negril, Jamaica, have never seemed so close or accessible. Transfer costs are fixed, so there is no need to negotiate from the airport, allowing you to completely relax from the moment your plain lands.