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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 17 July 2019

Our entire experience was awesome, Sadieka, a trainee from the main Dining Room was AMAZING!!!!... She was very professional and super attentive!!!... the food was great, I just wish there was more entertainment at night.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 12 June 2019

Just returned from a two week holiday in Runaway Bay. The area is lovely and in easy reach of many of the attractions such as the Blue Hole, Dunnes river falls, luminous lagoon, nine mile. The local people are so friendly and welcoming. Went to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 16 April 2019

We were a bunch of friends from the Royal Decameron Club Caribbean and had read about Pauline's Place. Can miss it, just out of the Royal Decameron site. She has a gift shop and enjoyed shopping there with friends I bought a cap and friends...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 8 April 2019

This was our first Holiday to Runaway Bay Jamaica, with TUI, on the Dreamliner, we had the extra legroom, wow what a plane, it's unbelievably quiet, comfortable, and you really don't feel like you have just flown 10 hours from Birmingham UK on arrival. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank christof1955
Reviewed 17 March 2019 via mobile

We are walkers and rarely ever take "tours" as we like the freedom of winging it. We walked almost the whole way from Runaway Bay to Dunn River Falls one day only to find out that you need water shoes to climb the falls. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 8 February 2019 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
1  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
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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
37  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
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Carol L
16 March 2019|
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Response from bsmedmedphd | Reviewed this property |
I've always taken USD every time I've visited Jamaica and never had a problem!
26 January 2019|
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Response from pjc55 | Reviewed this property |
We took loads of sprays and used them ..saw lots of people with really bad bites...but we were lucky.....Drink tonic water while you are out there...even with juice in if you dont like it......Mossies hate that !!!
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