Jamaica’s easygoing vibe and local rum industry mean that it’s a prime spot for some excellent bars. Unwind as you sip on a tropical rum cocktail or opt for a classic Red Stripe. From live reggae to even a bar surrounded completely by water, these are some of the best bars in Negril, Jamaica. Get a taste of island life when you start planning your getaway with our complimentary Vacation Guide.
5 of the Best Bars in Negril, Jamaica
When it comes to Jamaica beach bars, nothing beats Miss Lily’s. The vibrant atmosphere, cool staff, and convenient location right on Seven Mile Beach make this a go-to spot for our guests. Cool down from the island sun with a frozen cocktail or opt for some signature rum punch. With its modern approach to classic island cooking paired with the reggae music played throughout the day, you’ll come back over and over again. After dinner, check out the two weekly parties, Way Back Wednesday and Road Block Saturdays, for drink specials, local DJs, and featured dancers!
The stunning views at Pushcart will keep you there for hours. Located at our sister hotel, Rockhouse, Pushcart is perched on a cliff overlooking the blue ocean. Choose from a vast collection of the Caribbean’s finest rums and enjoy your tropical libation in the laid-back atmosphere. This bar is an excellent spot to grab early dinner or to enjoy a drink after an activity at Rockhouse. At night, local entertainment transforms the bar into an exciting hotspot.
If you’re looking for unique bars in Negril, Jamaica, it doesn’t get much more unique than Pelican Bar. You’ll need a boat to get here– Floyd’s Pelican Bar is actually in the middle of the ocean! Take a boat from Black River just a mile offshore to get here, and you can spend the day sipping Red Stripes and rum punch on this makeshift island. There’s no other experience like it!
Head to Rick’s Cafe for the drinks and cliff jumping, then make sure you stay for the sunset. Now known as a major tourist spot, Rick’s Cafe was actually the first official public bar and restaurant in the area. The atmosphere here is fun and upbeat with live reggae music floating through the air, and locals and adventurous tourists jump off the 40-foot ledges to the cheers from the crowd.
Tony’s Bar at the Gatehouse
To experience a true beach bar in Jamaica, head to Tony’s Bar at the Gatehouse. This small, thatched-roof bar sits only a few feet from the water. Lie in one of the hammocks with a drink in your hand as you listen to the waves. If you’re looking for a taste of paradise, this is it.
Book Your Island Getaway Today
Are you ready to enjoy some of the best bars in Negril, Jamaica? Book your getaway at Skylark Negril Beach Resort. Not only do we have a restaurant and bar right onsite, you also have access to countless activities and amenities to enjoy. Browse our room types to choose your favorite, then book your stay. We can’t wait to see you!