What’s in a name?
Says they provide luxury without boundaries.
In Jamaica, Excellence Oyster Bay certainly provides a higher end all inclusive luxury experience for its guests. While we were there, we noticed that they raised the standard of all inclusive at this property. Jamaica and all hotels under Excellence are all-suites. They take the concept of romance extremely seriously at this adult only property. A jacuzzi in each suite or a private pool or roof top pool, depending on your selected category of accommodations will lend itself to that romantic trend. In Jamaica, we had a beach house with an oversized tub and a Jacuzzi pool in the terrace that overlooked our Excellence Club beach. This piece of the resort was exclusively ours and we took full advantage of that privacy and elevated service.
There are so many perks to be discovered at this property.
Unlimited lobster is their signature catch at all Excellence resorts. Eat to your heart’s content then ask for Rupert up in the gym the next morning. He’ll put you through a private workout or group class that’ll alleviate any and all guilt and believe me, there may be guilt. It’s one of the first resorts to offer guests ten bars spread around the property so you will never run dry. The fine dining choices, without reservations, are also a good reason to keep the state-of-the-art gym top of mind.
It’s hard to believe their “mini bar” offerings as they offer full size premium liquor in each room and these full bottles are replenished daily. In Jamaica it is Gordon’s Gin, Appleton premium rum, Absolute vodka and Johnny Walker. A little birdie told us that guests are free to take those bottles with them upon departure. That’s a definite perk!
You may not need to crack open your bottles during your stay as romance is the key to this resort. Relaxation and wellness are the threads that tie all the properties together so Excellence puts the focus on you reconnecting with your partner. From cooking lessons to dance classes, they give you a multitude of reasons to come together.
When building a resort, the brand seeks a sense of seclusion. They want their fullest to be encapsulated in all the resort offerings. Jamaica’s Resort sits on a peninsula, offering that signature exclusivity. Not having beach vendors or guests from other resorts is key to their guest experience. My club level beach house experience as an excellence club guest is spectacular. By the end of my stay, I made it to only three of the ten bars spotted around the resort. This means we will have to come back a few more times, just to take it all in. This resort gives new life to the old slogan used by Jamaica’s tourist board, “Come back to Jamaica!”