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Beautiful and exclusive resort area near Discovery Bay, where Columbus is said to have first landed on the island.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Epic view and the most pristine water for exploring tropical fish. Lots of swimmable coral reefs in the center with very little waves to make it super safe for children.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank deena4mayor
Reviewed 3 January 2019

We returned just before Christmas..after reading the reviews , we were unsure about what to expect.But as usual people over exaggerate the small details....The hotel was amazing as were the staff. Lots to do and plenty going on. Lots of different pool areas to get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pjc55
Reviewed 23 November 2018

My husband and I stayed at the Royal Decameron Club Caribbean in Runaway Bay for 5 nights, in mid-November 2018 and had a terrific time! We’ve been to Jamaica many times but this was our first stay in Runaway Bay. In short, it was everything...More

Date of experience: November 2018
13  Thank bsmedmedphd
Reviewed 27 August 2018

stayed at the Bahia Principe 3 times in Runaway bay. Very nice location, small village nearby. Great food, Bahia village is something to do at night:-)

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank Stewart M
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We just came back from Jewel Paradise Cove Resort and Spa and I am very impressed with one of the lifeguards there. Nathan was a very friendly and entertaining lifeguard. Guests knew him by name as he makes everyone feel welcome. He does an amazing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
5  Thank TanyaChan
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We stayed as a family of 3 (my husband and I and our 17-year old son) earlier in March of this year. The weather was beautiful. We had rain one evening and then 1 cloudy day. Besides that it was sunny and hot. The beach...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank UKMay05
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I was expecting more as it was a Hilton chain. Not much for a beach and is really not close to anything however they do provide transportation to shopping, Golf and activities. I was surprised not to be upgraded (I’m a Hilton Diamond), they said...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank toddh789
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the bahia Principe luxury and had a great holiday. Nothing happening in the resort though. Very quiet and more of a place to drive through than go to

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank simonm812
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Everything is great but the rain the nicest people great food beautiful hotel looking for Jamaican food Beautiful island will go again

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank sammarisa7
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying Jamaica is my happy place on earth and really is home from home for me. I'm a seasoned traveller and with the emergence of Airbnb/Flipkey and other similar options I have enjoyed staying in a local community, going to the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
4  Thank ExpertJules
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28 May 2017|
Response from ExpertJules | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you may get some rain, as you can anytime of year in Jamaica - it's rains and the suns come out and everything is dry very quickly. Official Hurricane season is June to the end of November, however they are infrequent... More
3 January 2017|
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Response from namastenomi | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice a difference in pricing whether I booked prior or day of.