Sunset at the Palms Resort & Spa - Negril, Jamaica -
With just 65 tree house-style guest rooms, Sunset at the Palms Resort & Spa provides a unique and intimate destination for a tropical holiday. Located on 10 acres of lush vegetation and landscaped gardens in Negril on the western coast of Jamaica, this all-inclusive resort attracts singles, couples and families. Sunset at the Palms has won awards for its Zen-like architectural design and innovative ecotourism. In the airy guest rooms, Asian-inspired furnishings in dark wood and natural fibers provide a crisp counterpoint to the tropical surroundings. King-sized beds are dressed in white linens and pale drapes frame French doors. Private balconies with daybeds overlook the gardens. The slate-tiled bathrooms feature glass showers with four body jets and two showerheads. The Palm Grove Restaurant is an open-air pavilion serving breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets. The Lotus Leaf specializes in Asian fare and international cuisine, while the Palm Breeze Beach Bar & Grill serves afternoon meals including sandwiches and grilled Jamaican Jerk specialties for beach picnics. Drinks are served at the swim-up Bamboo Bar and at the Martini Bar in the lobby. Just across the road is two miles of honey-colored crescent beach. The resort offers windsurfing, kayaking, snorkeling, tennis and a fitness center. The spa has a full menu of treatments, including the Jamaican Brown Sugar Scrub and the Coconut Oil Massage. Traditional cooking classes teach guests the finer points of Caribbean cuisine, and guides are available for nature walks.