Geejam Rating: 4.5 Pearls
These five modern villas on a remote mountaintop are cut off from prying eyes by thick stone walls or dense flora. Designed for utmost privacy, there's no communal pool, lobby, or front desk. Service is by request only, and each room comes with a cell phone so guests can call anyone from room service to the free staff driver to the hotel's owner. The rooms are self-contained sanctuaries with the 24-hour room service, in-room massages, free Wi-Fi, and the pre-programmed Apple TVs set with cult movies or eclectic reggae. Frenchman's Cove, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, is 10 minutes away.
The Caves Rating: 4.5 Pearls
Composed of 11 colorful gingerbread cottages, this uniquely stylish adults-only (17-plus) eco-boutique hotel by swank hoteliers Island Outpost is tucked away beside lush garden paths and dramatic seaside cliffs -- where sunning spots are divided among private platforms. Doing away with in-room TVs, the Caves brings romance in the form of , private inside a cave, fresh , private , and some of the friendliest, most attentive service in Jamaica. Its adults-only policy and all-inclusive rates make it a particularly hassle-free choice for vacationing couples; honeymooners may prefer the convenience of The Caves to Geejam.
GoldenEye Hotel & Resort Rating: 4.5 Pearls
The 21-room GoldenEye is hands down Jamaica's hippest and most luxurious resort. It's also one of the island's most historic, as the former home of Ian Fleming, and the hideaway at which the author scribed all 14 of his James Bond novels. Today, the property, which reopened in 2010 after an extensive $50 million renovation, includes stunning cottages and villas overlooking a private beach and lagoon, as well as two happening restaurants, two pools, a tree house spa, and an extensive roster of on-site activities. Its intimate size, luxurious rooms with water views, and beautiful, quiet beach make it a premier luxury pick for couples.
Jake's Rating: 3.5 Pearls
The "chicest shack in the Caribbean" (according to Vogue magazine), Jake's -- located in the remote, picturesque Treasure Beach -- feels like the set for a Summer of Love fashion shoot. Guests don breezy linen tunics, sip fresh-squeezed juices, and eat local Jamaican fare. Touches like a canopy of lanterns arching over the outdoor dining area and views of the rugged Frenchman's bay from the saltwater pool enhance the romantic atmosphere. Uniquely designed cottages have rustic but comfortable furnishings, and some boast whimsical bathrooms with seaside views. But posh pampering can still be found at the .
Round Hill Hotel & Villas Rating: 4.5 Pearls
Located on a remote beach and surrounded by carefully crafted flora, Round Hill's all-white rooms are beautifully designed by Ralph Lauren. They come with four-poster , freestanding , and private, oceanfront -- no TV or radio distractions. The intimate, 24-hour is built into a cliff's edge, and the is set in a stone-lined colonial-style mansion, far removed from the resort.
Half Moon Rating: 4.5 Pearls
With a private, 2-mile-long crescent-shaped rooms with mahogany , , and large all lend to an elegant, distinctly Jamaican romance -- the kind where photo-worthy is served by tuxedo-clad waiters, and where a roving, softly playing mento band sets the tone.and a property that spans 400 acres, it's easy to find privacy at this luxury all-inclusive. Its expansive , scenic , private , and large
Rockhouse Hotel Rating: 4.0 Pearls
The lush, laid-back Rockhouse features gourmet Jean-Henri Morin organically emerge from volcanic rock cliffs, and are set 40 feet above the ocean. For even more intimate seclusion, book a private, thatch-roofed ., morning yoga, a premium , and a jaw-dropping infinity poised over a cliff's edge, overlooking some of Jamaica's most beautiful sunsets. The eco-friendly buildings designed by
Jamaica Inn Rating: 4.0 Pearls
Located on a private stretch ofbetween low cliffs, the Inn's embrace the outdoors with floor-to-ceiling opening out to oversize . All suites have deep , but cottage No. 3 has a spa-like with a , a mosaic-lined , and an with double sinks. In the evening, enjoy formal white-glove service at the hotel's oceanfront . Popular among more mature couples, this is the place to embrace your golden years.
Sunset at the Palms Rating: 3.5 Pearls
Of the 86 rooms at the Palms, 65 are in a series ofwith 365-degree views of the lush -- it's a far cry from most other Negril all-inclusive hotels. are dark and romantic, with large, in gorgeous . Dinner is served by , and a singer with an acoustic guitar plays mellow tunes.