N Resort
Jamaica's New Naturist Resort

Oyster Bay, Jamaica

The N Resort at Oyster Bay, Jamaica is primarily a nudist resort for adults only. The resort welcomes guests as couples and single ladies only. Nudity is not compulsory so you may describe it as clothing optional.

The resort is not fancy… it’s modest in design but does include all the features of a larger, all inclusive property, surprising for a small resort.

Frank Rance, the owner and Freddie DePass, General Manager of N Resort, both emphasize their resort is not Hedonism… it’s suited for small groups and fun loving adults who enjoy tropical ambiance in a clothes-free environment.

N Resort will be closed for maintenance
July 24- December 31, 2014
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  The N Resort at Oyster Bay, Jamaica is primarily a nudist resort for adults and is all inclusive in format. This means room, meals, bar drinks, taxes and airport transfers are included in your room rate. The resort welcomes guests as couples and single ladies only. The property at one time was called Pebbles. After a refurbishment, the resort's opening day of November 19, 2010 ushers in an era for the resort catering primarily to adult nudists although clothing optional clients are welcome as well. The dining areas and reception are the two locations on the property where clothing or a cover up is required.

Compared to most resorts on the island, it's a bit smaller than most resort layouts with only 96 rooms, most of them Ocean view.

In addition, its compact area on about 3 acres literally hugs the beach composed of beautiful white sand that serves as a perfect entrance to the beach water. You don’t need aqua shoes to enjoy swimming at the beach. And, snorkeling is a step away from the beach with sand bars and reefs accessible from the shore.

What sets the resort apart from other small hotels is the construction. All guest rooms are built with native Jamaican wood with authentic decorations and appointments including a nice porch for that early morning coffee or late afternoon drink as you watch the sunset.

The resort used to be called, Pebbles, a family resort, and was built in the mid 90s.

N-Resort All Inclusive for adults has earned a 2013 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor

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  Passports are required for international air travel, including Jamaica.

Fly into Montego Bay's Sangster Airport, hop on a shuttle bus and you'll be at the resort, usually taking between 30-40, depending upon traffic. Your trip is a scenic drive along the coast road to Runaway Bay and Ocho Rios, although you won't travel that far.

Air service is provided by both scheduled air carriers and charter airlines worldwide to Montego Bay. Typically, charters are a good value, but the flights usually operate once or twice a week from the USA and Europe. If you want convenience, scheduled airlines offer the most flights, most often, to the island. The trade off for you is price vs. convenience. The choice is yours.

Reserve your spot at Club MoBay, an upscale traveler's lounge in the newest section of the Montego Bay Airport. The Club provides expedited arrival, customs/immigration and departure services in addition to the Club admission, all inclusive, with drinks, bar service and snacks, WiFi, satellite TV provided.

There is no commuter airport nearby, so a short bus ride is your primary option, included automatically in your resort accommodations' package. The bus may stop for a passengers' beer or pee break, depending upon the whim of the bus driver or guests. The coastal road eastward from Montego Bay takes you through the areas of Falmouth and Trelawny where you may pass roadside stands selling sea grapes, excellent wood carvings and, of course, Red Strip beer and jerk chicken, the island's specialty.

A little useless trivia: A movie classic filmed years ago called "Papillon" about a Devils' Island (French penal colony) starring Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman was filmed in the old warehouse complex in Falmouth, which also boasts the second oldest church on the island. Nearby Duncans is the boyhood home of Harry Belafonte, a Jamaican calypso singer popular in the 50s and 60s in Jamaica and the USA before reggae became established in the 1970's. In addition, several James Bond classic movies were filmed near there, including Goldfinger.

Some more interesting recent trivia: The 2008 Olympic world record holder for the 100 yard dash, Usain Bolt, was born and raised near Trelawny, not far from the N Resort.

The resort is just east of Breezes Trelawny family resort and not far from the new seaport at Trelawny where Royal Caribbean docks its cruise liners on the north shore of Jamaica.

  N Resort is a full service resortl with your accommodations, all meals, bar drinks, certain water sports, taxes, tips and round trip airport transfers included for one price. Airfare and personal consumption items, SCUBA and spa treatments are extra.

Additional services include:
* WiFi on site throughout the property and your guest room
* Free computer in lobby
* Swimming pool
* 100 ft Water slide
* 1,000 feet of white sand beach
* Snorkeling
* Kayak
* Tennis
* Fitness Center
* Ping Pong
* Hot tub and Jacuzzi - May or may not operate

Extra Options for a fee:
* Off site tours which can be arranged at the resort
* SCUBA diving
* Spa Services On Site

WiFi service is complimentary (although it can be spotty) and is located throughout the property. A separate piano bar is combined with an adjacent room for large screen movie viewing, TV viewing room. Each guest room includes small flat screen satellite TV monitor.

At the beauty salon, you can enjoy manicures, pedicures and hair braiding for an extra fee. Massages may also be arranged. An appointment is necessary for any extra service as resort occupancy is historically pretty low.

A small fitness center is adjacent to the main function area, too. And, tennis is available on site.

Castaways Note: Due to varying occupancy, during low periods, some of the services listed either are not functional or may be available on a limited basis.

  N Resort has three dining venues:
* Main restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily - clothing required
* Italian restaurant for evening meal-clothing required, seats 50 persons
* Beach grill - clothes free on nude beach

Main dining restaurant features grilled fish, Jamaican specialties as well as Continental cuisine.

The Beach Bar & Grill and Swim Up Bar features 10 AM to midnight full bar service, sandwiches, jerk pork, jerk chicken, ice cream pastries

Bar services includes soft drinks, beer, wine and premium drinks in all bars.

A special fast service bar features rum punch, beer or a glass of wine.

Dining is all open air in all 3 venues. Meal service is a combination of self service, buffet and al a carte.

N Resort is compact on 3 acres so you can’t get lost on your way to the poolside beach grill & jerk center, to Sabbria (the Italian bistro) or the Oceanside Restaurant for main meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Beach parties as well as pool deck dining and occasional special-theme nights fill out the week for evening meal time evening. A big plus for those who enjoy bar drinks: Premium drinks really are available including items like Gray Goose or Skyy Vokda, in addition to local beer and house wines from Chile. Premium wines are also available for an extra fee. Ask for the wine list and you can bring your own wine if you prefer to ship it with you.

  A total of 96 native Jamaican wood Jr suites comprise the guest accommodations.

Each room includes:
* Unique native wood construction
* Island decor with Jamaican wicker with a tropical ambiance
* King bed
* Mini fridge- Stocked
* En Suite Bathroom
* Large balcony with day bed outside
* Small Flat Screen Satellite TV - Subject to service availability and power
* WiFi in Room (service can be speedy or spotty, use reception area instead--service subject to change)
* Coffee maker
* Small Safe (not suitable for large lap top)
* Hair Dryer
* Bath robes
* In room telephone....May work and may not.

Pricing is seasonal; accommodations can vary from USD $185/person/night to over $250/person/night. Specials, packages with airfare or short term sales can also affect the room tariff. ALERT: Pricing above is NOT guaranteed and will change without notice.

If you have a group of friends who prefer to travel together, contact Castaways Travel for current group rates and amenities.

At this 96 room hotel, all guest accommodations are the same layout. The only difference in room rates is based on location: Beach Front rooms are in buildings 1, 7, 8, 10, 11 and 12 and Ocean View rooms are in buildings 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 9. All twelve building units are 2 story construction. There is an ADA guest room available on site.

A plus for the hotel’s guest quarters: All guest rooms are equipped with separate air conditioning units as there is not a central air conditioner to break down.

NOTE: The guest rooms are the only area on the property with air conditioning

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  Adult couples and single adult women are welcome as guests at the resort.

Frank Rance, the owner and Freddie DePass, General Manager of N Resort, both emphasize their resort is not Hedonism. It’s suited for small groups and fun loving adults who enjoy tropical ambiance.

A bit if interesting trivia: Frank Rance was the first General Manager of Negril Beach Village back in the late 70’s. Freddie was his first assistant manager of the resort which later converted to... Hedonism # 2 in the early 80’s when SuperClubs assumed control and management of the property in Negril.

  N Resort has an comfortable island feel to it with overgrowing flowering walks throughout the property dotted in and around the palm trees for that lazy island feel, just right for a snooze on the beach.

Activities for the more energetic clients include tennis, kayak, snorkeling and swimming plus cycling as well as volleyball-both the beach kind and the swimming pool kind.

Nightly, a disco rocks & rolls, plus live entertainment and karaoke rounds out the week. For a more relaxed venue, you can try your hand at board games, Scrabble to chess and dominoes.

The pool includes a separate conversation area, cabanas and the swim up bar is open all day of course as well as the Jacuzzi which is active day and night.

A "must do" in any island destination is enjoy a beachside massage as you hear the waves gently lapping up on the beach. Not to be missed. Spa service and massages are extra.

Special features are planned for a Caribbean floor show during the week.

A shopping trip to Montego Bay is also included in your room rates, too, but gals, your shopping purchases are your own!

Since the resort is so compact, the pool area is a great place to enjoy the beach café, jerk center and beach view lounge on the second story above the beach grill. Strategically placed near the beach & pool bare on either side of the pool are two hot tubs, overlooking both the ocean and the pool…..what a great place to hang out to follow the fun in the pool as well as to take in the spectacular sunsets.

A wonderful little wooden pier in front of the resort serves as a perfect spot for fishing and enjoying sunsets in the evening, of course, with a cool drink in your hand and your honey by your side.

The hotel also features a couple of unique, fun sports: Fishing off the pier and helping haul the catch from net fishing right at the beach.

***Tips
* Guests can bring their own wine if the choose to do so.
* Jamaica’s annual jazz festival with world-class entertainers held in January each year is virtually across the road from the resort. Make your reservations early for N Resort and take a short taxi ride to the open air Trelawny entertainment center where the Jazz Festival, concerts, cricket and soccer events are held.
* Bring your own movies to share your entertainment with other guests.

Theme nights at N Resort
ALERT: List below supplied by the resort is subject to change without notice by the resort. May vary for special events or holidays.

For the Theme Nights, costumes may be worn starting at dinner for the duration of the evening.

Sunday - PJ Party
Monday- Toga Party
Tuesday- Bon Fire
Wednesday- Pirate Night
Thursday - Nude party
Friday - Leaf Party
Saturday- Reggae night

  There are over 20 choices for optional tours and sight seeing off site. Highlights include a shopping tour to Montego Bay, a downhill bicycle tour from the Blue \ mountains, past villages and ending at sea level for a meal and drink, a tour of Dunn's River Falls near Ocho Rios for a great, wet climb up a waterfall (do it once at least), a rafting trip down one of the many scenic Jamaican rivers, sunset cruises, a chance to swim with dolphins at Dolphin Cove, horseback riding, and deep sea fishing as well as trips to other villages such as Falmouth, Negril or Port Antonio. These trips can be arranged at the Tour Desk at the resort.

Private drivers can also be hired right at the resort for a do-it-yourself tour if you wish. Rental cars can be arranged at the resort but don't expect any deals since both vehicles and gasoline are no bargain in Jamaica.

For riding enthusiasts, the Braco stables are located 10-15 due east of the resort near Breezes Rio Bueno.

Golfers can scratch their itch at a number of courses located in the Montego Bay area, including Ironshore, White Witch and Rose Hall.

 
Compact and intimate compared to larger resorts
     
A really laid back resort with fairly low occupancy -10, 20+ couples at a time unless a nudist group shows up
     
Convenient to Montego Bay and the airport (about 30-35 minutes by car)
     
  Built in the early 1990's, the resort is clean but could use an upgrade of many common facilities
     
  Maintenance on a steady basis is needed to keep everything running. Sometimes, the phones don't work and Jacuzzi or hot tub may not be operational
     
  Staff members are anxious to please and service is usually prompt
     
  Existing facilities are for the most part, clean as are the guest rooms
     
  Entertainment and Activities level vary with occupancy
     
    Nice pool and roomy pool deck
     
  Guest rooms are only air conditioned area
     
  We found the dining better than average
     
  Guest rooms are probably 50% larger than most comparable 3 star Jamaican resorts
     
  The day bed out on the porch is a favorite with most guests for a nap in the afternoon


  Jamaica is a year-round travel destination with the fall season seeing weather that can be less stable than other times of the year. Since you're in the tropics, expect a downpour at some time while you're there, although it's rare for rains to last days on end. The weather usually blows in and blows out pretty quickly.

  We'll fill in this section after we've had a chance to visit the resort after the grand opening.

  Click on the Photo Album button to view personal photos of N-Resort. The first batch we have were taken the week prior to the grand opening. But if you are planning to go, you can contribute to this section when you get back - all you have to do is go to our Contribute Trip Report / Photographs page.

  Read trip reports from visitors to N Resort at this link. After you pay the resort a visit, you can contribute to this section - all you have to do is go to our Contribute Trip Report / Photographs page.

   

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