Idle Awhile Resort

Idle Awhile Resort Norman Manley Blvd., Negril Jamaica (JAM)
3.5 Star Resort Spa or Beach Resort
18.29913 -78.33728
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Based on 457 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor pool
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Shuttle to airport available
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 35 rooms in hotel
  • Check-out time: 12:00pm
  • Group friendly rating of 8.7/10

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Room Types

Check RatesBeachfront Suite
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Check RatesShr Rates Unrestricted Garden View Double Beds Walk in Closet Size 450 Sq Ft Sleeps 3 Persons
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Check RatesShr Rates Unrestricted King Bed Garden View Sleeps 2 Persons Size 450 Sq Ft
Check RatesShr Rates Unrestricted Ocean Front Double Beds Soaking Tubs Size 480 Sq Ft Sleeps 3 Persons
Check RatesShr Rates Unrestricted Ocean View Double Beds Sleeps 3 Persons Size 450 Sq Ft
Check RatesShr Rates Unrestricted Ocean View King Bed Sleeps 2 Size 450 Sq Ft
Check RatesShr Rates Unrestricted Ocean View Spacious King Bed Sofa Sleeps 2
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Check RatesSuite 1 Bedroom Ocean View 1 King Bed

Local Attractions

Beach, all watersports including diving schools, golf, music concerts, waterfalls, rum and sugar plantation and factory tour, horse riding,

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Customer Reviews of Idle Awhile Resort

4.5 out of 5. Based on 457 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

An exclusive boutique resort built in modern urban style set on the famous 7-miles white sand beach location of Negril with 35 units of luxury guest rooms and suites. The Sandy Haven Resort experience goes far beyond bricks and walls. The prevailing atmosphere is that of a meeting place for friends and colleagues to mingle.

Sandy Haven Resort is committed to being authentic, uniquely Jamaican, respectful of the destination, focused on experiences, and therefore will never compromise quality and service.

To make your vacation experience more rewarding, Sandy Haven has created a collection of amenities and services that reflects the needs of its guests. Services that make travel effortless setting the tone for enriching and invigorating holiday experiences.

Sandy Haven Resort has established itself among Negril's most sought-after resorts. This boutique and private resort has created an unrivaled interest in all things luxury and “real”.

Expect memories that will last a lifetime when you visit Sandy Haven Resort in Negril, Jamaica.

Every aspect of this multi-million dollar boutique resort has been gracefully executed and beautifully brought to life to give once-in-a-litetime experience. Already the talk of the town, as the new member of the luxury enclaves of Negril; The Sandy Haven Resort will fill your days and nights with indulgence and delight.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 3
Rooms: 35
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 0
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 6
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: As Needed
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 800 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 100 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: Open Daily: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation is required 7 days prior to scheduled arrival in summer and 14 days prior to arrival in winter. Cancellation of 90 days prior to arrival is required for stays between december 23 and january 4. No deposit refund will be made in the case o
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 20.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Country Tax: 10.00 GST %
VAT: Value Added Tax: 10.00 VAT % Exclusive
Food and Beverage Tax: 10.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 0.00%
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 15.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 10.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 15.00%
Banquet Labor Fees: 15.00 Per Person
Banquet Bartender Fees: 15.00 Per Person
Chef Attendant Fees: 50.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 7.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 25.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 55.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 40.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar: 18.50 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 30.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Breakfast in room
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Dinner available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hair dresser
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace

Airport & Shuttle Information

Montago Bay airport of 80 Kilometres away (75 minutes on the pictureque coastal highway). About US$25 per person by bus or taxi, depending upon number of passengers.

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary shuttle service provided to the shopping village, magaritaville

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Idle Awhile Resort

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Idle Awhile Resort.

Feel free to use the Idle Awhile Resort meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Negril event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Westmoreland Meeting Room 38 x 19 x 9 80067/--47331923194/4--8080
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Westmoreland Meeting Room

The Westmoreland Meeting Room, located on the second floor is away from the Hotel rooms/restaurants + is in a very quiet area. Fully air-conditioned, this room can accommodate various set-ups and theme for the occasion. Great for wedding events and can also accommodate area for dance floor and an elevated stage. Great for hosting cocktails and banquets, as serving areas are conducive with the set-up.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
800 Sq. Mi
38 x 19 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2 Below Ground
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$300.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$300.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$700.00 USD
10% discount if spend over US$1000 on F+B.

FAQs about Idle Awhile Resort

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Idle Awhile Resort have?

There are 35 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Idle Awhile Resort?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

Can I get a AAA rate at Idle Awhile Resort?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Idle Awhile Resort?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Idle Awhile Resort?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Idle Awhile Resort?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..


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