The pools grab all the attention here with their generous size, in-pool sunloungers and swim-up bar in easy reach. The restaurant scene gets the thumbs up too, with the main buffet place, the Italian restaurant and the Jerk Grill where there's a Jamaican barbecue for lunch. Meanwhile the Renova Spa features a whirlpool bath and sauna and offers a range of massage treatements.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
This being the Caribbean, watersports are a dime a dozen. Windsurfing and snorkelling launch from the beach, while the big pool sets the scene for an introductory scuba diving lesson.
- Scuba diving
There's an introductory lesson in the pool. And there's a PADI diving school, if you'd like to do some more diving, these sessions are a bit extra.
- Beach volleyball
- Motorised watersports*
- Daytime activity programme
- Games room*
FOOD & DRINK
The main restaurant lays on big buffet spreads with live cooking stations – expect full American breakfasts featuring made-to-order pancakes. And there's a beachside jerk chicken station at lunchtime.
One of the four bars is a swim-up variety that matches a grand colonnaded design with in-water seating and a cocktail menu.
- Jerk Grill
On the beach you'll find the Jerk grill where you'll find a classic Jamaican barbecue for lunch.
- Buffet restaurant
Visit the buffet restaurant for breakfast and dinner. Dine outside on the terrace and indulge in the themed buffets held three times a week. This place also comes with on-the-spot cooking stations.
- Kalu Asian buffet restaurant
Sample the Asian specialities. There's a dress code here, it's full-length trousers and T-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen.
- Little Italy Italian restaurant
There's an à la carte menu, buffet starters and dessert on offer. This place also comes with a dress code, it's full-length trousers and T-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen.
- Mahoe Bay grill restaurant
- Tai-Tai pool bar with swim-up bar
- Sports bar
- Exodus lounge bar with terrace
- Coconut bar
HEALTH & BEAUTY
You can take your spa treatments al fresco, thanks to the pool and beach cabanas. Exfoliating facials*, hot stone therapy*, and just-for-two Swedish massages* are all on the menu.
All Riu hotels lay on a daily exercise routine that crosses off cardio workouts and aqua aerobics. Meanwhile, over in the spa*, the gym adds elliptical trainers and rowing machines to the mix.
- Renova Spa*
The Renova spa offers a variety of luxuries such as massages, sauna and a whirlpool bath. There's also a beauty salon and a hairdresser. You'll need to be 18 or over to use the sauna.
You'll need to be 18 or over to use the equipment in the gym.
- Adults-only sauna
- Beauty salon*
There are daily group fitness activities in the RiuFIt area.
You'll need to be 18 or over to use the Jacuzzi®.
The entertainment programme features everything from local dance troupes to family-friendly comedy acts. For music with a little more bass, head for Pacha nightclub.
Gloucester Avenue – just a 10-minute taxi ride away – is Montego Bay’s after-dark hub. Shadowing the sea, it serves up the town’s biggest collection of bars and clubs.
- Evening entertainment programme
There's a Riu evening entertainment programme which includes live shows, music and beach parties.
- Pacha nightclub
- Kids' club
There's daytime entertainment for the kids over at RiuLand. It's for age groups 4 to 7 and 8 to 12.
The huge pool winds its way around a terrace freckled with loungers and palm trees. There’s a swim-up bar at one end of it and kids get their own splash pool.
Loungers and parasols march along the sickle-shaped beach. Turquoise waters, pale sands and the occasional laid-back reggae band give it a real Caribbean feel.
- 2 outdoor pools
There are two large, curvy outdoor pools here, and one features a whirlpool bath and a swim-up bar.
- Kids' pool
- Pool towels
- Beach sunbeds
- Gift shop
- Free Wi-Fi
- Internet area*
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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