Soothing Jamaican Spas for Your Honeymoon Destination

Open-air cabanas set amidst lush tropical gardens, natural indigenous ingredients and centuries-old healing techniques make for world-class, one-of-a-kind spa experiences that can only be found in Jamaica. Known as the island where folks “Get All Right,” Jamaica boasts natural resources, like Blue Mountain coffee, cerasee, lemongrass, pimento, ginger and allspice, that are used to produce scrubs and oils for spa aficionados. Guests can find their ‘all right’ at numerous unique spa and wellness oases throughout the island with treatments geared to relax and rejuvenate for a true vacation experience.

Below is a sampling of on-island spas where visitors can indulge in natural and authentic spa experiences:

Ocean Spa, Jamaica Inn, Ocho Rios

http://jamaicainn.com/images/spa/kiyaraSpa_015.jpgNestled on a private cove in Ocho Rios, Ocean Spa at Jamaica Inn offers an oceanfront spa experience in an outdoor setting that blends seamlessly in the cliffs of Cutlass Bay. All treatments are made from the plants of the island and are sourced from local organic farmers.  The options include pineapple body exfoliations, scrubs with ground blue mountain coffee and pure sea salts, massages with Jamaica’s finest organic coconut butter and milk, and facials using guava and cucumber. In addition to the spa services, the hotel offers yoga and Pilate’s classes. www.jamaicainn.com/spa.php

 

Fern Tree, The Spa at Half Moon, Montego Bay

Fern Tree spa is a 68,000 square foot sanctuary sheltered amidst a verdant arbor at Half Moon, A RockResort. Guests will find traditional treatments for the mind and body mixing modern spa techniques with Jamaica’s ancient healing remedies of native herbs, fruits and botanicals. The Spa introduces clients to a Spa Elder, who guides guests through the four phases of wellness: addressing the individual, the body, the mind and the spirit. The Fern Tree’s Signature Massage begins with a ritual foot bath of Jamaican Cerasee, followed by a massage incorporating a blend of allspice, orange and ginger essential oils, culminating with a body splash of Jamaican rum. Naturally, the spa houses a reflection pool, koi pond, a soaking pool and a swimming pool, along with a relaxation lounge, yoga pavilion, sauna, steam rooms and a meditation labyrinth.www.halfmoon.rockresorts.com/spa

 

Radiant Spa, Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios

http://www.jewelresorts.com/resorts/paradisecove/sites/default/files/styles/gallery_image/public/massage_beach_istock_000021197285.jpg?itok=nReSpqyYRadiant Spa is a full-service spa directly located on the beach, where specialty spa treatments are delivered while guests enjoy panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea. Herbs and island essences are incorporated into the spa’s acclaimed specialty treatments, such as the in-ocean four-hand massage. Other treatments include sugar cane body exfoliations, detoxing seaweed body wraps and water-lily facials. Radiant Spa offers complimentary spa tutorials on a range of topics from eliminating stress to staying fit. The two-story wellness facility also houses the state-of-the-art fitness center offering a variety of indoor and outdoor classes, including spinning, yoga and aerobic classes. www.jewelresorts.com/radiant-spa

 

Driftwood Spa, Jake’s Treasure Beach, South Coast

http://www.jakeshotel.com/images/joomgallery/originals/treatments_42/treatments_4_20120216_1599409718.jpgDriftwood Spa, named for the use of natural local elements in its architecture, is located at Jake’s Treasure Beach, an exotically styled, bohemian-chic hotel. Nestled in a coral stone cove overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Driftwood Spa offers holistic treatments with fresh ingredients from local gardens. Guests can choose from a variety of rare treatments including, Bona Fide Blue Mountain Coffee Scrub, Mocha Rum Wrap, Exotic Ginger and Lemon Grass Scrub, and the Treasure Beach Melon Drench. www.jakeshotel.com/spa/treatments

 

The Spa, Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Montego Bay

Now showing photo 1, The SpaThe Spa at Round Hill is tucked away in an 18th century plantation house, complete with seven treatment rooms amidst Jamaica’s lush landscape. The house sits on a 10 acre beachfront lawn offering incredible ocean views, where guests can experience authentic Jamaican treatments featuring the exclusive Elemis line of products. Treatments include the ‘Signature Hangover Massage’, geared to stimulate the immune system with Jamaica Sweet Basil which offers toxin extraction.www.roundhill.com/spa

 

Spa Pavilion, Rockhouse, Negril

http://blog.spafinder.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Rockhouse-Spa_Rockhouse-Spa.jpgSpa Pavilion is a temple-like structure set on a cliff-edge at Rockhouse. Guided by spa consultant Linda Hall, the Spa Pavilion features a unique treatment menu that fuses local spices and foods that reflect the diverse history and people in Jamaica. Signature treatments include the ‘Caribbean Drench’, designed to mimic a rainfall experience, and the Blue Mountain Coffee Scrub, a therapeutic, aromatic brew blended with brown sugar and nutmeg. www.rockhousehotel.com/spa

 

The SPA Retreat, Negril

The Spa 7The SPA Retreat, Negril’s newest Cliffside getaway, is an adult’s only luxury hotel offering high quality aesthetic treatments with a Jamaican flair. The SPA Retreat utilizes old world knowledge of herbs and fruit, and potent natural ingredients in their signature treatments. Guests can try body wraps which include a skin-vitalizing coconut glow wrap and a pumpkin body wrap, or body scrubs including Jamaican java sugar, cornmeal and coconut, and lemongrass and brown sugar. www.thespajamaica.com

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