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not much sand on the man made beach

The Sea was murky and what sand there was was OK but not much left after (I am told) a hurricane... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
606angelaw624
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Rugeley, United Kingdom
Great beach

Stayed on Bloody Bay at the RIU Palace Tropical Bay and couldn't have been more pleased. The water... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ryan Z
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Hanover, Minnesota
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“beautiful beach” (89 reviews)
“riu negril” (26 reviews)
“calm waters” (26 reviews)
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Negril, Jamaica

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Sea was murky and what sand there was was OK but not much left after (I am told) a hurricane, dissapointed

Thank 606angelaw624
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed on Bloody Bay at the RIU Palace Tropical Bay and couldn't have been more pleased. The water is clear and calm. It's a nice walk up and down the beach past several resorts. You can do a little shopping from some locals. It's a...More

Thank Ryan Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked it every day. Lots of great activities on the beach and on the water. Smoking let's you see beautiful underwater life. Water is clear you can see stingrays and eagle rays and star fish. If you go where the rocks are there are many...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got dropped by taxi ($150Jamaican) to Cocky's Bar from the Knutsford express. This felt like a very local little bar on the beach, very relaxed, and we had a hilarious time chatting to the owner, (and watching him dance). We took a walk to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

2 weeks here Jan/Feb 18 at ClubRiu Negril. Nice beach with loads of wildlife and pelicans diving to feed

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice quiet Bay with white sand and turquoise water. Calm water for swimming. You can walk from the Royalton to RIU Club Hotel. Nice beach to walk. Several polite vendors between the RIU Palace and RIU Club. The Royalton is a massive hotel at one...More

Thank 37sd2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at RIU Palace Tropical Bay in October. The beach was very beautiful and the water crystal clear. Many guys who sell stuff at the beach, but they were very friendly!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So beautiful to walk and swim. The sunsets are simply breath taking. We will return again and again!!

Thank Janet W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beach for walking. Starfish come to the surface right before sundown. Beautiful sunsets. Local venders can be pushy, but just tell them NO THANK YOU and they will leave you along. Families beware - The Couples Resort on the east end of beach has...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very pretty area. Unfortunately parts of it are very muddy and you sink into it. They have in my opinion built too many hotels here.

Thank Matthew W
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mauisusie
22 January 2018|
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Response from gsharp58 | Reviewed this property |
I felt safe on our resort , we did an excursion and we had a great time and never felt unsafe . We was told to make sure that we was back on our resort before dark. Our resort also had plenty of security, which there was... More
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12 July 2017|
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Response from Bruce P | Reviewed this property |
my girlfriend always gets a massage while we're at sunset at the palms, they may offer their services to visitors, I would recommend emailing them, then when your done grab a $20 lobster from the office of nature
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Bill H
20 March 2017|
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