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Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

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Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

How far is 7 mile beach? Is it worth leaving bloody bay for. Is there a charge to use the beach, are there beach chairs or just bring a towel? Are cabs available when ready to return? Sorry for so many questions.

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1. Re: Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

You are already on 7 mile beach. Bloody Bay and long Bay (main beach) make up the total of the 7 mile beach (which is actually 6 but who's counting). So you want to go to the main beach area. Best thing to do is walk out to the road to get a $5 taxi ride to one of the beach bars, order a drink and pull up a lounger on the beach. From there you can walk in any direction. Taxis are everywhere and one will find you within 10 seconds of walking to the road anywhere along the beach. Make sure the taxi has a red licence plate and negotiate the fare before you get in.

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2. Re: Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

I would hail a taxi from outside of the hotel and go to the southern end of Long Bay. Try Bourbon Beach for a start then take a leisurely stroll north for a few hours eating and drinking along the way.

Check out the map on Negrilinfo.com for an idea of the places you will hit along the way.

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3. Re: Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

Walk! Cut up to the road through one of the properties when you get to the curve(Point Village), walk a few blocks, then cut back down to the beach. You'll see. Make an afternoon of it, stop, drink,swim, visit, etc. This way you can look at all the other resorts to see where you want to stay next!

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4. Re: Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

Thanks, leaving thursday for Riu Negril and would like to see more of 7 mile beach.

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5. Re: Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

Good for you. There is another world outside the bounds of the AI resorts. Make sure you take in one of the late night live reggae shows on the main beach too. A different venue every night but Alfred's or Bourbon Beach are the best places for this. You will see a completely different side of Negril. Check out the negrilinfo site already suggested for nightlife.

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6. Re: Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

When we stay at the Riu Negril, we take a cab to "Cosmo's". It was a always a good starting point for us for walking Long Beach.

Great that you are getting off the resort. You won't regret it. Have fun!

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7. Re: Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

what are some good starting places for the taxi to drop you off when you leave the resort ( RIU PTB). Day time & night time just to get off the resort & see things ?

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8. Re: Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

Alfred's, 23/7, Bourbon Beach, Boat Bar, plus many others. Check the map on the negrilinfo.com web site or just tell the taxi driver your plans and he will think of something.

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9. Re: Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

thanks!

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10. Re: Best way to get to 7 mile from riu negril

>>7 mile beach (which is actually 6

>but who's counting).

Me, it's 5.3 miles of beach front. lol