Fam-Jam in Jamaica

Fam-Jamming in Jamaica

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Denise Matheson
Halifax Shopping Centre
dmatheson@maritimetravel.ca

From Runaway Bay to Negril’s Seven Mile Beach, Jamaica’s gorgeous all-inclusive resorts offer  something for every style of family escape.

“With its heady mix of beautiful beaches, first-rate all-inclusive resorts, terrific shopping and nightlife options, Jamaica has a certain vibe that appeals to all ages. Check out my top picks for family fun, Mon!”

Denise’s Personal Pick!
Jewel Runaway Bay

Recommended for you by Denise Matheson, Halifax Shopping Centre

“Calling all beach-loving families! A big selling point is you can snorkel right off the long, wide
and swimmable beach here. The resort also has a really good kids program and an amazing
waterpark with slides, kiddie slides and a lazy river. I recommend booking any room with
‘oceanfront’ in the name, as these are the newer ones.”


Located just minutes from the Green Grotto Caves, Jewel Runaway Bay is a family-friendly retreat offering a wide range of activities and amenities. A pristine beachfront location amid lush foliage and scenic views set the stage for a pampered getaway.

More Family Fun
The on-site water park is a destination in itself, inviting friends and families of all ages to experience the thrill of swimming and adventure, from the tame to the heart-pounding.

Ask Denise

Riu Montego Bay
Recommended for you by Danielle Bernard, Campbellton, NB

“There’s fun for all ages, whether you’re part of a couple, a family, or a group of friends and the resort has also undergone lots of recent upgrades which bring the whole experience up a notch.”

Conveniently located just 10 minutes from the airport, this newer hotel has a great location
directly on the beach in Mo’Bay.

More for Families
Guests love the pool area with the built-in chaise lounges and the beach hut serving jerk chicken and pork all afternoon.

Ask Danielle

Beaches Negril
Recommended for you by Margo Cormier, Champlain Place, NB

“My top pick for family and multi-generational getaways—no detail is overlooked in the
entertainment of kids, parents and grandparents. Fantastic food, a world-class beach and more family fun than you can imagine! The resort also has an exclusive partnership with Sesame Street, with guaranteed sightings of Big Bird and all your favorite characters from the hit show.”


Located on a gorgeous stretch of Negril’s legendary Seven Mile Beach, amid 20 acres of lushly landscaped grounds, Beaches Negril is one of those special places that appeals as much to adults as it does to kids.

More Family Fun
Enjoy some family fun at Pirate’s Island waterpark set along the ocean’s edge, home to thrilling waterslides, a meandering lazy river, misting pools, splash pads and more!

Ask Margo