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Weddings at Royalton Negril | Our Honest Review

Thinking about hosting your destination wedding at Royalton Negril?

Great choice!

This resort is a tropical paradise that’ll leave you and your guests impressed.

But before you decide, our certified wedding specialists are spilling the beans, including the pros and cons of weddings at Royalton Negril.  

Trust me, you won’t want to miss this!

Let’s dive right in.

Royalton Negril’s a stunning resort where you can create sun-soaked memories that’ll last a lifetime.

And it’s not just about you; it’s about the whole wedding gang having a blast!

Think sparkling pools, stunning beaches, and food that’ll make your taste buds dance.

royalton negril pool and beach

This all-suites resort has some of the most luxurious in-suite amenities.

At Royalton Negril, your days will be filled with adventure, and nights will be brimming with entertainment.

What we love the most is that the resort manages to blend luxury seamlessly with Jamaica’s vibrant culture.

You’ll find 4 fantastic all-inclusive wedding packages at Royalton Negril.

They range from intimate and dreamy, to lavish and opulent!

The 4 wedding packages include:

  1. Luxury Complimentary Wedding | possibly free, or $999 for 10 guests
  2. Just The Two Of Us | $699 for you 2
  3. Refined Wedding | $4,199 for 30 guests
  4. Exclusive Wedding | $11,199 for 40 guests

You can invite more guests for $20 to $120, depending on your package. 

Royalton Negril also offers a fabulous Jamaican Experience add-on package.

It includes a Jamaican-infused menu, traditional cocktails, Reggae band performance during reception, Jamaican Rum flavored wedding cake and a lot more!

It costs  $3,100 for 20 guests ($50 per extra person)

ocean point gazebo at royalton negril

Refined Wedding Package:

I think you might like this wedding package – it’s in that sweet mid-range budget, and comes with a ton of services.

And it’s a real crowd-pleaser with our couples!

For $4,199, you get all these inclusions:
  • Ceremony location
  • Symbolic ceremony
  • Sound system for ceremony
  • Ceremony table with linen & tropical centerpiece
  • 1 tropical bridal bouquet and 1 groom’s boutonniere
  • 1 tropical bridesmaid bouquet and 1 tropical groomsmen boutonniere
  • Sparkling wine toast
  • 1-hour cocktail hour with open bar and 3 appetizers
  • 3-hour private reception with delicious food and open bar
  • 2-tier wedding cake
  • Personal wedding planner & onsite coordinator
  • VIP welcome & late checkout for couple
  • Bride & groom room upgrade
  • Refreshments & fruit platter for the couple on their wedding day
  • Breakfast in bed for the couple, morning after the wedding

Check out the other wedding packages and prices 👉 Royalton Negril weddings

At Royalton Negril, you’ve got 6 stunning venues to choose from.

And believe me, each one is absolutely breathtaking!

1. Ocean Point Gazebo

Our couples love the sound of gentle waves, and gorgeous sea views from this beachfront gazebo.

It’s the perfect venue for a dreamy, seaside wedding, with the sun, sea, and love in the air.

  • Ceremony – up to 130 guests

ocean point gazebo venue at royalton negril

2. Chairman Ocean Pier

Imagine saying ‘I do’ on this ocean pier – it’s like walking on water!

With endless horizons as your backdrop and the gentle lull of waves beneath, it’s pure magic

  • Ceremony – up to 50 guests

Chairman Ocean Pier at royalton negril

3. Sky Terrace

This terrace gives all guests a stunning view of the Caribbean sea! 

With sweeping views, fresh air, and a romantic ambiance, your big day will be nothing short of spectacular.

  • Ceremony – up to 80 guests
  • Reception – up to 80 guests

Sky Terrace royalton negril

4. Main Beach 

This one’s a favorite of our couples.

At this beautiful beach wedding venue, you can begin your forever after with your toes in the sand, and a gentle breeze in the air.

  • Ceremony – up to 150 guests
  • Cocktail hour – up to 150 guests
  • Reception – up to 150 guests

Main Beach at royalton negril

5. Lobby Bar

This venue’s the place for you if you want to live it up before your big day!

It’s perfect for hosting cocktail hours, and parties.

  • Cocktail hour – up to 80 guests

Lobby Bar at royalton negril jamaica

6. Ballroom

The ballroom at Royalton Negril is like a fairytale space.

It has enough room to dance the night away, and a cozy atmosphere that’s perfect for your celebration.

  • Reception – up to 400 guests

ballroom at royalton negril jamaica

Unfortunately, Jamaica does not allow same-sex ceremonies at all.

Openly identifying as LGBTQ+ over here can lead to discrimination and prejudice.

If you’re looking for a LGBTQ+ friendly destination, we recommend Mexico.

Our certified wedding specialists can help you with everything – from the paperwork to selecting the perfect resort and venue.  

LGBTQ wedding in Mexico

Royalton Negril is an all-suites resort with 407 suites.

Each one’s packed with luxurious amenities that you and your wedding guests will love.

Our wedding specialists and couples can’t get enough of the Jacuzzi soaker tubs!

Plus they’ve got beautiful swim-out suites 🏊‍♂️

An upgrade to their Diamond Club will get you butler service, preferred room locations, private lounge access, and more.

junior suite at royalton negril

You get to choose from 10 suite categories…
  1. Luxury Junior Suite – 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds
  2. Luxury Family Suite – 1 king-size bed and 1 sofa bed
  3. Luxury Presidential 1 Bedroom Suite – 1 king-size bed and 1 sofa bed
  4. Luxury Presidential 2 Bedroom Ocean View Suite – 1 king-size bed, or 2 queen-size beds, and 1 sofa bed
  5. Luxury Junior Suite (Diamond Club) – 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds
  6. Luxury Family Suite (Diamond Club) – 1 king-size bed and 1 sofa bed
  7. Luxury Presidential 1 Bedroom Suite (Diamond Club) – 1 king-size bed 
  8. Luxury Presidential 2 Bedroom Ocean View Suite (Diamond Club) – 1 king-size bed, or 2 queen-size beds, and 1 sofa bed
  9. Luxury Penthouse One Bedroom Jacuzzi Suite – 1 king-size bed 
  10. Luxury Chairman’s 2/3/4 Bedroom Suite (Diamond Club) – 1 king-size bed, 2 – 4 queen-size beds

For the wedding couple, we recommend the Luxury Junior Suite (Diamond Club). Ask for the swim-out option.


The Luxury Junior Suite (Diamond Club) swim-out comes with an exclusive pool, private butler service, and stunning views of the ocean.

You also get access to an exclusive beach area with dedicated bar and waiter service.

Did we mention you get a selection of pillows from The Royal Spa pillow menu?!

How pampered do you want to feel?! 

Dive into one of their 4 inviting swimming pools, sip on a cocktail at the swim-up bars, or unwind in your very own private poolside cabana.

They even offer poolside service for drinks and snacks!

And the kids at your wedding won’t get bored either – they’ll be busy enjoying themselves at the splash park

pool at royalton negril

The stunning Bloody Bay Beach is just a stone’s throw away.

You can enjoy activities like snorkeling, horseback riding, or simply take a romantic stroll with your loved one.

At Royalton Negril, you’ll find 9 fantastic restaurants and 7 lively bars.

Trust us, the food and drinks are so good that your taste buds will be craving more!

Our personal favorite is the Jerk Hut, where you can savor meats cooked with authentic Jamaican jerk spice.

Get ready for a mouthwatering culinary adventure!

calypso restaurant royalton negril

9 restaurant options include… 

  1. Gourmet Marché | international buffet
  2. Grazie Italian Trattoria | Italian cuisine
  3. Hunter Steakhouse | authentic steakhou
  4. Armadillo | Tex-Mex cuisine 
  5. Calypso | West Indies cuisine
  6. Score Sports Bar And Lounge | pub and grill
  7. Jerk Hut | Jamaican snacks
  8. Zen | Teppanyaki & sushi bar
  9. Scoops Gelato And Cafe Lounge | desserts and coffee

swim up bar at royalton negril

At Royalton Negril, there’s never a dull moment!

You can soak up the sun by the pools, try your hand at various water sports, or unwind with a spa treatment.

In the evenings, the resort comes alive with live music, themed parties, and captivating shows.

We especially enjoy the White Party.

It’s where guests of all ages wear white and have a beach party with music, dancing, and live performances.
white party at royalton negril

Fun activities and entertainment include…

  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba diving lessons
  • Sailing
  • Catamaran tours
  • Kids’ Club
  • Tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • Spa
  • Theme parties
  • Sunrise yoga on the beach
Q. Which beach is Royalton Negril on?

Royalton Negril is located on Bloody Bay Beach.

And although it’s pretty cute and clean, we find the Seven Mile Beach located further down far more impressive.

Q. Is the Diamond Club at Royalton Negril worth it?

Honestly, we’ve had contradicting experiences and reviews.

Some of our couples and  wedding guests seem to love it, some find it a waste of money.

Our wedding planners recommend it since you get preferential suites, access to exclusive pool and beach, easy check-in and check-out, and preferential table booking at restaurants.

This especially comes in handy during peak tourist season.

Q. What is included in the all-inclusive experience at Royalton Negril?
  • All meals
  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
  • Access to fitness center
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Pool & beach services
  • Nightly resort entertainment
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Kids activities
  • In-suite minibar, restocked daily
  • Lively entertainment during the day and evenings
Q. What is the closest airport to Royalton Negril?

The Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay, Jamaica, is the airport closest to Royalton Negril.

royalton negril resort during sunset

Royalton Negril has it all – fantastic wedding packages, luxurious suites,  delectable cuisine, and jaw-dropping views.

But hold on, let’s weigh the pros and cons, shall we?

I asked our team of certified wedding planners for their honest take on this resort, and here’s what they shared… 👇

wedding setup at royalton negril beach

Things we love: 
  1. Our couples and guests love the sea view pool with swim-up bar!
  2. The facials at the Royal Spa!
  3. Beautiful and unique wedding venues. 
  4. Excellent food at all the restaurants!
  5. Fantastic resort for families.
Things we don’t love: 
  1. Closest airport is 90 minutes away!
  2. Unfortunately, top-shelf liquors are reserved for Diamond Club members.
  3. Guests have had maintenance issues.
  4. Poolside areas get crowded and noisy during peak tourist season.

spa at royalton negril jamaicA

Still unsure? 

Take a look at these 3 similar resorts that could be perfect for your wedding. 

  1. Azul Beach Resort Negril
  2. Hotel Riu Negril
  3. Sandals Negril

Ready to plan your destination wedding? 

Or looking for more wedding resorts in Jamaica?

We can help!

Our team at has planned 100s of weddings and can guide you every step of the way. 

Call us today at 877-737-0177 or contact us here for a FREE consultation.

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