Shaw Park Beach Hotel is an all-inclusive resort located on the northern coast of Jamaica. The Ochos Rios area is a popular spot for tourists to take advantage of scuba diving and snorkeling opportunities. It is a resort area that is known to be a safe spot of this island. Some attractions that are close to this resort include Ocho Rios Beach, Taj Mahal Mall, Dunn’s River Falls, Coyoba River Garden and Island Village. Downtown Ocho Rios is also about two miles away.
For visitors who wish to travel into Jamaica and stay at this resort, the recommended airport is Sir Donald Sangster International. It is located about 56 miles away, in Montego Bay.
Shaw Park Beach Hotel is arrayed along 3,000 feet of private beach on Cutlass Bay. Its grounds are within 22 acres of tropical estate. There are several on-site bars and restaurants and a large oval pool. An internet room contains a computer with high-speed internet (surcharge). The on-site spa provides a sauna, whirlpool and vichy shower. Several different massage, treatment and beauty services are offered there.
Additional property amenities include concierge services, security guard, bellhop, 24-hour front desk, wedding services, laundry/dry cleaning services, express check-in, express check-out, business services, event catering, audio-visual equipment, banquet facilities, small meeting rooms, elevator, garden, beach/pool umbrellas, fitness facilities, currency exchange, available medical assistance, gift shop, designated smoking areas, wheelchair access and safe-deposit box at front desk.
There are a total of 94 guestrooms and suites at Shaw Park Beach. They are set either in two-story buildings without elevators, or in a three-story building that has an elevator. These buildings are set up along the hotel’s beach, and they have furnished balconies or terraces that provide sea views. Inside, their televisions offer US cable channels. These rooms are wheelchair accessible and individually furnished.
Some other room amenities include air conditioning, blackout drapes, opening window, in-room safe (surcharge), phone, wake-up calls, voice mail, daily housekeeping, turndown service (on request), available in-room massage, daily housekeeping, shower and complimentary toiletries. Hair dryers, irons, ironing boards, cribs and rollaway beds are all available.
When guests pay the room rate at Shaw Beach Park Hotel, they will not have to pay extra for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. Taxes and gratuities are also covered. Guests are welcome to access the full open bar (some of the options require a surcharge; see below). Admission to Silks Disco is also covered.
Guests can also rent equipment and participate in several water sports under the all-inclusive package. This includes kayaks, snorkeling gear, sunfish sailboats, sailing lessons and introductory scuba-diving lesson in pool. People may use the swimming pool, lounge chairs, towel service and umbrellas as well. The all-inclusive land sports at this resort include beach volleyball, ping-pong, shuffleboard and use of fitness center.
When guests arrive at Shaw Beach Park Hotel, they will be greeted with a welcome drink and cold towel.
What’s not included
Some hotel features excluded from the all-inclusive package are airport transfers; room service delivery surcharge (US $5 per person); optional dinner at Palm Room restaurant; premium-brand liquor; wine and champagne by the bottle; gift-shop snacks and beverages; use of in-room safe; massage and hair braiding; optional or outside tours and excursions; motorized water sports; scuba diving instruction (except for one introductory lesson in the pool); incidental purchases; telephone and fax charges; use of the hotel’s computer for internet access; medical services; laundry and dry cleaning; and childcare.
A variety of trips and excursions are offered by this resort, but they require a surcharge. These include Dunn’s River Falls; sunset cruise; flavors of Ochos Rios Hilite; bamboo rafting; scuba diving; Brimmer Hall plantation tour; deep sea fishing; Shaw Park Gardens; snorkeling; glass bottom boat; shopping; tubing on the White River; island tours; city tours; Blue Mountain tour; car rental; private yacht charters; adventure tours; attractions packages; semi submarine; and twilight cruise.
Some functions that require additional fees include spa services, professional wedding services, family reunions and meeting facilities.