GoldenEye Hotel & Resort Rating: 4.5 Pearls
GoldenEye’s cottages and villas are hip and stylish without seeming out of place in Jamaica. Jalousie shutters and hardwood floors add an authentic island feel, while luxe details such as clawfoot bathtubs, outdoor showers, and kitchens featuring designer appliances are a cut above what is found at most other Jamaican resorts. All units have views of either the serene lagoon or the ocean, and come with a private porch equipped with lounge chairs, a table and chairs, and even kayaks.
Geejam Rating: 4.5 Pearls
The Geejam's five, extremely privateall have astounding sheltered by dense forest. On the queen-size , there's a feather duvet, pillow-top mattress, and 500-count linens. either have steam-showers, standing tubs, or a private, four-person outdoor (and that comes with the cheapest room). Plus, all rooms include techy comforts like 42-inch , free Wi-Fi, , DVD players (with an extensive, free lending library), and pre-programmed with eclectic island tunes and cult movies.
Round Hill Hotel & Villas Rating: 4.5 Pearls
The pristine-white rooms designed by Ralph Lauren are gorgeous -- there are four-poster swathed in snow-white linens, deep and stand-up with stones neatly arranged at the drain, and a that opens to a large, wood-planked built into the cliff's edge and overlooking the ocean in all rooms. There are no in-room TVs or radios, so be sure to bring a book.
The Caves Rating: 4.5 Pearls
The Caves' 11 unique, "shabby-chic" cottages -- each with either 1-or 2-bedroom Chris Blackwell, the rooms do come with an extensive, island-inspired music collection, and a and .-- are far larger and quirkier than your typical hotel rooms, many of which feature original handicrafts and . , colorful , and extremely comfortable pillow-top are standard -- TVs are not. Owned by music impresario
The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica Rating: 4.5 Pearls
These sea-toned rooms have a powerful, hard-wired Internet connection, 42-inch flat-screen, satellite-equipped, and a large, private . The lavish marble has , a full , an enclosed and a separate with an extra phone handy. As for the -- six pillows made of down, stuffed cotton, and hypoallergenic foam, a feather duvet, high-count sheets, and a firm, pillow-top mattress.
Strawberry Hill Rating: 4.5 Pearls
All of the rooms at Strawberry Hill have private balconies, four-poster beds, and lovely details such as hardwood floors and jalousie shutters -- but there is definitely a hierarchy here. The bottom of the totem pole starts with the Timbuk One-Bedroom Suites, which are the 400 square feet and lack air conditioning (though this is less of an issue at this hillside location than elsewhere). Moving up the ladder, however, the rooms get bigger and better furnished, with some units featuring full kitchens, separate living rooms, expansive wrap-around terraces with lounge chairs and dining tables, stocked minibars, and air conditioning.
Sunset at the Palms Rating: 3.5 Pearls
Most rooms are set in a series ofthat rise above the lush property -- this is no ordinary all-inclusive hotel. King-size have quilted cotton bedspreads and silk . Broad have plush . Modern feature , each with five different , and fantastic resort-made toiletries, like coconut and molasses soap, cucumber and aloe after-sun balm, citrus body wash and shampoo, and lager-and-lime conditioner.
Sandals Royal Plantation Rating: 4.5 Pearls
Allcome with an excellent, four-post -- down comforters, down/cotton pillows, and thick mattress pads. Special "pillow menus" include upgrades like memory foam, five-foot body pillows, water-filled pillows. In the , there are Chadsworth and Haig and alongside an (a rare find in Jamaica). All rooms have an extensive -- and free -- mini bar that includes full bottles of Appleton rum, Skyy vodka, and champagne.
Jamaica Inn Rating: 4.0 Pearls
Guestrooms have three true walls, with a 4th wall made of screen-less, heavyopening onto either a broad, second-floor balcony, or an oversize ground-floor furnished with desks, rocking chairs, plush canvas couches, and tables for in-room dining. Newly renovated have marble countertops, dark cherry wood and deep .
Half Moon, a RockResort Rating: 4.5 Pearls
Comprised of elegant suites and private cottages, and the massiveat the Half Moon features tiled floors, , , and comfortable king-size beds framed in mahogany. Spacious marble often have , deep , , and .
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort And Spa Rating: 3.5 Pearls
Junior Suites -- the standard room -- are huge, with king-size mahogany bed frames and space for a with 2 chairs, a comfy daybed, and a coffee table. The marble-tiled has both a and standing .
Rose Hall Resort and Spa, a Hilton Resort Rating: 4.0 Pearls
Pristine, all-whitefeature floor-to-ceiling and a overlooking the . Top-quality with real down comforters, , Zenith , multiple outlets for both American and British travelers, and exceptional make these Hilton rooms a cut-above the rest.