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Room type

Villa, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Suite, 1 King Bed, Garden View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Suite, 1 King Bed, Garden View, Ground Floor

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Villas and Suites on Negril Cliffs

Salty breeze

Within easy reach of Seven Mile Beach, Kool Runnings Water Park, and Negril Hills Golf Club, this Resort is Located on the cliffs of Negril's legendary West End, on a dazzling stretch of Caribbean Sea.

Shuttle to the beach

In addition to a restaurant, Idle Awhile on the Cliffs features an outdoor pool. Other amenities include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge.
Complimentary two way Shuttle to Idle Awhile on the beach daily.

Balconies, Hammocks

Guestrooms open to balconies with ocean or garden views and feature beds with pillowtop mattresses. Other amenities include Flat Screen televisions with premium cable channels and washers/dryers.


At your hotel

Located on the cliffs of Negril's legendary West End, on a dazzling stretch of Caribbean, you will discover a private island retreat. Plunge into the fresh water pool, feast on Jamaican delights, sunbathe at the edge of the cliff, snorkel on the reef. Stay in a two-story villa and enjoy the best view of the Jamaican sunset or lodge in a studio with private verandah nestled the tropical gardens.

Idle Awhile on the Cliffs tropical chic design blends rustic elements and local art, with contemporary comforts, extending indoor living space outside. With three Caribbean style villas overlooking the Sea, and four studios nestled amidst shaded canopies of lush green, you will relish in the idyllic tropical setting.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 7
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Bar/lounge
  • Concierge services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Free self parking
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Year Built 2004
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Outdoor pool
  • Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
  • Wedding services
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Free self parking

In your room

  • Premium TV channels
  • Premium bedding
  • Balcony
  • Ceiling fan
  • Air conditioning
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Phone
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Second bathroom
  • In-room massage available
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Washer/dryer
  • Separate dining area
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cable TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Plasma TV
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Eat and drink

Idle Awhile on the Cliffs has a full restaurant offering meals served alfresco by the Pool overlooking the cliffs. Delight in Jamaican specialties, prepared from scratch. Not to be missed, the assortment of tropical fruit such as ackee, breadfruit, june plum and soursop is as mouthwatering as it is unique to the island. In–room dining is also available. overlooking the ocean. Room service (during limited hours) is available.


Explore Jamaica with excursions to Appleton Rum Estates, climb the YS falls, learn about the history of reggae at the Bob Marley Museum. For active days closer to home, enjoy complimentary access to Couples Swept Away's exceptional 10-acre fitness complex for tennis, squash and racquetball. Get fit at the fully equipped gym with cardio and weight training equipment, dive into 25-meter lap pool. A complimentary twice daily shuttle to our Beach side property, IdleAwhile is available if you would like to spend the day at the beach.

The spa at Couples Swept Away, accessible to HideAwhile guests, takes personal pampering to a new level of delight. An indulgent menu of services includes massage, body wraps and body scrubs, facials—all using local ingredients such as ginger, lemon grass and sugar cane. A massage in the privacy of your room can also be arranged.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel

The fine print for HideAwhile

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 16

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 20 years old.

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

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We should mention

Guests must transfer to the property via required shuttle and must arrange the transfers by contacting the property before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 11 years old and younger are not permitted at this property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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