Occupying a beachfront location in Jamaica’s Saint Ann Parish, the Franklyn D Resort & Spa is a luxurious all-inclusive hotel where a plethora of on-site facilities are complimented by a high quality of Jamaican service. Each of the comfortably appointed guest rooms are set in tropical garden surroundings and have a traditional style décor. The spacious rooms include modern conveniences such as a satellite TV, iPod docking station as well as Wi-Fi access to keep you connected and all units open out to a terrace with views overlooking the stunning Caribbean Sea. A kitchenette can be also found in all suites that are equipped with all you would need to prepare light meals on-site.
The Franklyn D Resort & Spa has something to keep guests of all ages entertained whether it is taking advantage of the many diving, tennis or cycling opportunities or spending the days relaxing on one of the hammocks while listening to the sounds of the waves. While the adults are out enjoying the many activities, the accommodations complimentary ‘Vacation Nannies’ will keep the younger guests entertained with a range of activities and games which include fishing, arts and crafts lessons, video games and snorkelling. Further facilities include a fitness centre for those that wish to keep fit during their stay and after a workout, why not indulge your senses with luxurious treatments at the Seagrape Spa that offers everything from soothing facials to rejuvenating body scrubs to relaxing massages.
*Official rating: 3**
Renovated in 2008, this boutique, all-suite, all-inclusive resort was built in a low-rise Tuscan architectural style, surrounded by gardens and bordered by a white-sand beach and the Caribbean Sea to the north. A 'vacation nanny' is assigned to each family from check-in to check-out to help Mum and Dad care for the kids. Guests are welcomed into a lobby with a 24-hour reception, safe and currency exchange facilities, and further amenities include a games room, kids' club and children's playground. Dining options include 4 restaurants and a bar, and adults will appreciate the on-site nightclub. Conference facilities are available and WLAN Internet access is provided throughout public areas. For an additional fee, laundry services are offered. Guests arriving by car may use the car park. Transfers are included from the Montego Bay Sangster International Airport.
78 rooms are spread over eight buildings on this property. Each room offers; balcony, private bathroom, toiletries, hair dryer, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, kitchenette, microwave, refrigerator, coffee and tea making facilities, DVD player, cable TV, clock radio, phone, in-room safe, iron, ironing board, daily housekeeping and Wi-Fi access. Cribs and infant beds are available on request. Certain amenities may be payable locally.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
The hotel has a number of dining options for guests to choose from during their stay. A breakfast buffet is served every morning in The Verandah Restaurant and you may wish to visit the adults-only Pier restaurant one evening for a gourmet Italian dinner. You can enjoy Jamaican cuisine at Overproof which offers beachside dining and you can visit The Sea Cotton Tree Grill through the day for snacks and sandwiches.
Franklyn D Resort & Spa is located on the beach front in Jamaica’s Saint Ann Parish. It is opposite Runaway Bay Golf Course ideal for golf enthusiasts. It is a short distance from local attractions such as Dolphin Cove and Dunn River Falls. Two small crescent beaches are just in front of the property, boasting calm waters perfect for a relaxing swim for all ages. Dolphin Cove and Mystic Mountain are among the nearby attractions whilst Ocho Rios is roughly 20 miles away where you can find luxurious hotels, restaurants and shops.