10 Best Resorts With Swim-Up Rooms in Jamaica

by Hayley Simpson | Updated: September 3, 2021

Thinking about staying at a swim-up resort in Jamaica?

Good choice… here’s a list of the top ones to check out.

1. Breathless Montego Bay

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Breathless Montego Bay

An adults-only escape, Breathless Montego Bay Resort & Spa offers the Unlimited-Luxury experience. Enjoy unlimited food and drinks (curated cocktails included) and all-day entertainment. Pool parties, watersport rentals, live DJs, and theme parties are all part of the experience. 

The swim-up rooms at Breathless Montego Bay are only available to Xhale Club members staying in the junior and master suites. With private swim-up pools, this VIP club also gives guests access to a private lounge and butler service.

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2. Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

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Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall is another all-inclusive and adults-only romantic retreat in Jamaica. With 344 tropical guestrooms and suites, there are several swim-up suites to choose from. The one-bedroom swim-up suites lead to a semi-private pool, while the junior swim-up suites allow you to jump directly into the main swimming pool.

If you can drag yourself away from your swim-up suite, the resort also has beach access with attentive beachfront butlers on hand.

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3. Sandals Negril

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Sandals Negril

Located on Negril’s world-renowned Seven Mile Beach, Sandals Negril calls itself Jamaica’s hippest and most green resort. Offering an adults-only and all-inclusive experience, the swim-up one-bedroom suite at Sandals Negril is on another level.

We’re talking designer fixtures, marble and mahogany furnishings, Italian glass mosaic tiles, and private butler service. The only thing between you and the Caribbean Sea is the resort’s large lagoon-style pool.

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4. Azul Beach Resort Negril

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Azul Beach Resort Negril

Along Seven Mile Beach you will also find Azul Beach Resort Negril. Its Karisma Gourmet Inclusive Experience includes the usual all-inclusive food and drinks service, alongside nightly entertainment, daily activities, complimentary daily-stocked minibar, and cooking and dancing classes.

There are four swim-up suites available at Azul Beach Resort Negril, which are available to families and couples. Step from your furnished oversized terrace into the lagoon-style pool’s lazy river, which will float you towards the all-important swim-up bar.

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5. Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay

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Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay

Secrets Wild Orchid is located next door to the aforementioned Breathless Montego Bay Resort & Spa. It offers the same Unlimited-Luxury experience and guests can hop over to sister resort, Breathless any time, which is known for hosting the best parties in Montego Bay.

The resort has two Preferred Club suites that offer direct swim-up access from the resort’s large lagoon pool. The suites also include separate living areas and spacious private terraces with whirlpool baths.

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6. Zoetry Montego Bay

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Zoetry Montego Bay

Located in the upscale Rose Hall neighborhood, Zoetry Montego Bay is a boutique resort with 49 stylish suites. The swim-up suites feature either oceanfront or tropical garden views, as well as direct access to a private pool from the terrace.

The suites also come stocked with Bvlgari toiletries and a minibar refreshed twice daily. With stylish dining options, a picture-perfect private beach, and a peaceful spa, Zoetry Montego Bay has thought of everything.

7. Royalton Negril

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Royalton Negril

Royalton Negril is an all-inclusive and modern resort located on the beach in Jamaica. With reservation-free dining options, kids clubs, and nightly entertainment, it’s geared towards families. However, it also features an exclusive Diamond Club and an adults-only section, if that’s more your style. 

There are suites at Royalton Negril that have swim-up access to either a private or semi-private pool. The suites also come equipped with the Royalton Signature DreamBed and 24-hour concierge service.

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8. Camelot Villa

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Camelot Villa

The private paradise that is The Tryall Club sits between rolling green hills and 1.5 miles of private shoreline (complete with a beach club and infinity-edge swimming pool).

The privately-owned Camelot Villa is a spacious two-bedroom colonial-style villa that features welcoming coastal-inspired interiors and stunning ocean views. But most importantly, its large 67-ft veranda leads directly to the private plunge pool.

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9. Overlook Villa

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Overlook Villa

Another accommodation option at The Tryall Club is Overlook Villa, where guests can hop in the three complimentary golf carts to easily reach the golf course or private beach.

Overlook Villa has three master and two deluxe suites; each featuring an open floor plan and modern furnishings. However, the star of the show is the large private swimming pool at its center, with Jacuzzi platforms and an umbrella and chairs in the water as well.

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10. Excellence Resorts Montego Bay Villa

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Excellence Montego Bay

Excellence Oyster Bay is located on a private peninsula in Montego Bay. Surrounded by the alluring turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, the adults-only and all-inclusive property has stunning beach villas.

On a private shoreline, the villas feature beachfront porches leading to 26 square-foot private plunge pools. Alternatively, each villa has a courtyard garden fitted with an outdoor Jacuzzi soaker tub.

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So, which of these 11 luxury accommodation options will you choose for your next Jamaica vacation?

From private plunge pools to swim-up rooms with direct access to lagoon-style pools, the choice is yours.