Top things to do

Top Choice Beach in Negril

Seven Mile Beach

Seven Mile Beach was initially touted on tourism posters as ‘seven miles of nothing but you and the sea.’ True, sunbathers still lie half submerged in the gentle surf, and the sweet smell of ganja smoke continues to…
Top Choice Fusion in Negril

Rockhouse Restaurant & Bar

Lamplit at night, this relaxed cliffside spot leads the pack when it comes to nouvelle Jamaican cuisine in the western parishes. Dine and gush over dishes such as vegetable tempura with lime and ginger, specialty pa…
Top Choice Bar in Negril

Rick’s Cafe

You’ll be joining the touristy throng at this ever-popular West End institution, but why not? Just for one evening. The drinks menu features empty-your-wallet cocktails and US$7 Red Stripes (skip the food): you're p…
Top Choice Jerk in Negril

3 Dives Jerk Centre

This colorful shack, which looks like it'll blow away in the next category one hurricane, serves up what may be the best jerk chicken in Negril, plus other Jamaican classics. Let your nose and taste buds be the judg…
Top Choice Live Music in Negril

Bourbon Beach

The best spot for live reggae on Seven Mile Beach, Bourbon Beach has hosted such greats as John Holt and Gregory Isaacs; younger talent appears on Thursdays. Saturday is dancehall night. The lively bar is open daily…
Seafood in Negril


A tatty hippie outpost that sits like an island of good taste amid an ocean of insipid all-inclusive buffets. Cosmo’s, in Negril-speak, is a synonym for 'fantastic seafood.' Eschew fine dining for burying your toes …
Bar in Negril

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville

The most ostentatious of the beach bars, Jimmy Buffett’s sustains a spring-break vibe all year long, although it has a bit of a forlorn air on slow nights. There are big-screen TVs, trampolines in the sea, volleybal…
Live Music in Negril

Roots Bamboo

With a rotating roster of musicians anchored by a rock-solid ‘riddim’ section, the house Hurricane Band shows tourists a thing or two about roots music here each Wednesday. On selected nights, big dancehall shows ro…
Bar in Negril

Sir D's Firewater Love Nest

If all you want is to watch the greatest show on earth – Negril's fiery sunset – with a Red Stripe in your hand, then this friendly little place that clings to the clifftop fits the bill perfectly.
Live Music in Negril

Alfred’s Ocean Palace

This Negril institution is one of the oldest beach bars. The Live Reggae Beach Parties feature local and occasional international acts, beginning around 10pm and continuing deep into the night.