Hedonism II – Negril, Jamaica

Are you looking for a nice, quiet, & peaceful Caribbean getaway where you experience

nothing but the peaceful lapping of the waves upon the shoreline?

Well Then… HEDONISM II AIN’T IT!

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Resort OverviewGetting There • Services • Ambiance • Group Trips
Sightseeing • Dining  Rates • Impressions • Photo Album • Trip Reports

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Resort Overview

Hedonism II is a fun, all inclusive beach resort for adults only, singles and couples. The all inclusive plan means your room, all meals, bar drinks, activities, entertainment, hotel taxes, tips are included. Airfare to Montego Bay/transfers are extra.

It’s about the biggest bang for your buck compared to most comparable resorts.

The resort has 280 rooms located in a tropical beach scene with separate two-story buildings with two twin or king beds in each room. Some rooms face the beach, some are garden view locations. The resort is arguably the “Mother of all inclusive, adults only resorts” and has a world-wide reputation for fun and frolic. Our clients who visit Hedonism # 2 come from every continent in the world and they’re there for one reason–to have fun. If you like to read a book and vege out, you can do that, but the place is so active with lots interesting people, you may miss some of the greatest opportunities to meet the most fun loving people…from all over the world.

Nude Beach: Total beach length is over 1,000 feet long, with nice white sand, comfortable on your bare feet. Hedonism is located between Point Village Resort and Breezes Grand Negril on one side and Sandals Negril on the other side. One beach section is called the “prude” beach and the other, the “nude” beach devoted to clothing-optional sunbathing with wood frame guest buildings located there as well. Within the “prude” and “nude” classifications, you may choose ocean view or garden view accommodations. About 12 rooms are Jacuzzi Terrace accommodations where a hot tub is located on a patio just outside your room. Eight are Ocean View Nude side, two are Garden View nude side and the remaining two are Ocean View prude side Jacuzzi terrace rooms.

Did You Know…

Castaways Travel is on YOUR side… we’re your advocate, too. If you book your trip directly (with the resort) and experience problems at Hedonism # 2 or with SuperClubs, who’s going to be on YOUR SIDE?

See: 11 Reasons to use Castaways Travel

The resort was built in the late 70’s as the first part of the SuperClubs resort chain owned or managed by the John Issa family of Jamaica. Hedonism # 2 was renamed from its brand called Negril Beach Village in 1981. There never was a Hedonism I, leaving many eternally confused. The resort has since been bought from SuperClubs and now has independent ownership.

If you haven’t been to Hedonism #2, go with an open mind and relax…..you do not have to participate in any of the resort’s organized activities whatsoever…you can just sit back and watch the fun or you can choose to participate….it’s your choice and it’s your vacation.

In summary, don’t’ go there expecting luxurious guest rooms (even though they’re being considerably upgraded) and upscale cuisine, you get the basics and it‘s a good value. The main reason to go is to cut loose and meet the most fun people on the planet.

Bottom Line: Go and watch the party or go and be the party.

Hedonism Community

Here’s something new. If you’re one of the thousands upon thousands of Hedo loyalists… then you might want to join the Hedonism Community to interact with other folks just like you.   It does cost a minimum of $10 per month, but you earn 1000 Passion Points that you redeem dollar for dollar against your next Hedo vacation…. so if you plan to go back… in effect your membership is FREE… Woo Hoo…     Click here or the banner below to join.

Jump in the Pool and Make a Splash!

Getting There

A Passport is required to enter Jamaica. Check the expiration date of yours. Visas may be required depending upon your country of citizenship. Check Jamaica Visa Requirements for your country.

This tropical resort on the far western tip of Jamaica is built on a beautiful bay facing the western Caribbean with white, sandy beaches. Hedonism # 2 is located in Negril, about 50 miles west of Montego Bay. Hedonism is across the street from another former SuperClubs resort, Grand Lido Negril. Hedonism # 2 occupies about 25 acres. The little town of Negril is about 5 miles west of Hedonism with a craft market, stores and a few bars…the most over rated of which is Rick’s Cafe, good for a crowd, an overpriced beer and a sunset. Save your money and spend it on the sunset catamaran cruise right from the resort.

Most travelers fly into Montego Bay. You may elect to take a shuttle or taxi to the property or fly from Montego Bay to Negril on an air taxi such as Tim Air. Costs range from $80-$130, round trip per person and takes 15-20 minutes. (Price subject to change without notice). The resort is across the street from Negril airstrip. The bus or taxi ride takes about 1-1.5 hours.

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.

The beach road to Negril is scenically beautiful…..the trip requires a little over an hour to reach Negril from the Montego Bay airport over an excellent highway. The Negril airstrip is virtually across the street from Hedonism and its sister property, Breezes Grand Negril.

You can make reservations for Tim Air or others on the internet outbound (Timair.com) and at the resort’s tour desk for a return flight .

Take your pick of flights that service Jamaica….but plan to fly into MONTEGO BAY as your final destination since it’s the closest international airport. Shuttle transfers service is available at the Mo Bay airport and you can arrange them with Castaways Travel if your flight itinerary is available. Kingston is several hours away over mountainous roads. Airport transfers are not provided from Kingston; you have to make your way via taxi….and the trip can be expensive and long.

Air Options: Charter airlines worldwide, American Airlines, U.S. Airways, Delta, United, Jet Blue, AirTrans; Thompson, Martin and Condor from Europe plus many others service Jamaica. The most charters originate in Europe from the UK, Belgium, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands. Air carriers are subject to change without notice and pricing varies widely. Contact Castaways Travel for scheduled air arrangements..

Services

Resort services described below are subject to change without notice by the resort due to enhancements, special occasions or modifications on the property.

Hedonism’s package is all inclusive which means all your basics are provided for in one price: Room accommodations, all meals/snacks, bar drinks, bar drinks, beer, wine, liquor, water sports, activities, entertainment, theme nights, hotel taxes and gratuities. All 280 rooms are located in separate wood-framed guest buildings. Rooms are plain, clean and contain a king bed, clock/radio, telephone, television/satellite TV, coffee maker and private bath. Beds can be converted to two twins upon request. Other features on site include fitness center, beauty spa, sailing, snorkeling, SCUBA diving, tennis, piano bar, night club/disco, windsurfing. Nearby, local beach vendors offer jet skis and para-sailing behind a boat. No tipping allowed but many clients do a little extra for employees they may find performing beyond the call of duty. Optional activities include boat trips to the other side of the bay and nude catamaran sailing plus off site excursions you can buy at the tour desk in the resort’s lobby. COMMENT: We hope that planned improvements will include room renovations which are overdue.

Water sports includes optional SCUBA instruction and certification, both of which can be paid for on the spot. Certification usually can be obtained in week’s stay but expect little spare time to cram in all the other activities offered by the resort.

Make sure you ask your waiter’s name, introduce yourself, be happy and converse with the locals. Remember, Jamaica is a low-income island so be friendly but expect to be offered items for sale on the street. Drugs are against the law.

Did You Know…

Castaways Travel KNOWS Hedonism II. We’ve been there and visit often; we know the place and the people so we can tell you accurately about the location, layout, daytime and evening activities & themes, do’s and dont’s, where to have fun and tips to make your trip more enjoyable.

See: 11 Reasons to use Castaways Travel

Additions at Hedo # 2 include a rock climbing wall, plunge pools and swim-up bar in front of the disco on the prude beach, open air café adjacent to the plunge pool near the disco, see through hot tub atop the disco, air conditioning for the disco (applause), jungle bridge and water slide, large fitness center, spa and beauty salon, an open air Asian restaurant, upgraded main pool, pool deck and Jacuzzi and an internet café off the lobby area.

The spa additions and treatments put Hedo # 2 on the map as one of the better salons on the island…..so gals, take your charge cards and prepare to be pampered!

Most rooms are king bedded anyway, but all the bedding converts to two singles. Bathrooms have been upgraded where the existing tub has been replaced by a shower with multiple shower heads, great for more than one person to enjoy while sharing the water!

Hedonism # 2 has 5 bars, 1 buffet restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 1 Italian ala carte restaurant and an Asian restaurant for evening meals, 3 Jacuzzi/hot tubs (2 nude), 3 pools (one nude), Veronica’s piano bar, shops and lots of parties with theme nights and entertainment daily. Two beach grills offer burgers, fries and snacks during the daytime plus a couple of bars service both the prude side and nude side of the property.

WiFi Service: WiFi service is available in resort guest rooms and is typically most reliable in the main lobby area. There is a charge for the service with rates starting around USD $15/day (not guaranteed, subject to change). The adjacent internet café also carries a charge for use of the PC equipment and internet access in the internet cafe.

Ambiance

The biggest asset is the guest list: Hedonism is barely a 3 star resort but with 5 star guests!

Folks don’t usually vacation at Hedonism for its food or rooms–they go to meet other fun loving extroverts who return year after year. The nude beach, nude pool and nude hot tub areas attract most of the laughter and mischief. The disco with its theme parties plus dances around the main pool deck give you plenty of excuses to break out your costumes for night time fun for a year-round “summer camp” for adults. There is some type of entertainment or theme each day and night. People are fun and get a little crazy. There is so much to do there, however, you sometimes feel like you need a vacation upon your return to reality.

Here is a current listing of theme nights: (All themes subject to change without notice)

      • SUNDAY – NAUGHTY SCHOOL REUNION Dress to Impress As A Sexy School Girl, Nerd, Principal Or Cheerleader
      • MONDAY – SEXY PIRATES & BOOTY Aaaaaargh !! Jamaican Colors With Sexy Booty Shorts And Hot Pirates & Wenches
      • TUESDAY – PAJAMAS & PASTIES Tease & Tempt In Lustful Pajamas & Pasties, The Sexiest Party Of The Week
      • WEDNESDAY – FETISH FANTASY Expose Your Alter Ego & Fetish In An Intoxicating Atmosphere Of Fantasy Fashion Frenzy
      • THURSDAY – BLACK & WHITE STARLIGHT NIGHT The Stars Shines Bright In The Sexiest Black & White Costumes
      • FRIDAY – ROCKING ROCK STARS Dress As Your Favorite Rock Idol And Party Like A Rock Star
      • SATURDAY – MASKPARADE Doll Yourselves Up But Don’t Forget to Add Your Special Mystery Mask To The Sexy Ensemble

Alert: All these activities and theme nights listed above are subject to change without notice, sometimes at the last minute whim of the resort. If theme nights are very important to you, please check with us about a week before you depart and we’ll get you the most updated info we can.

For all its reputation, the grounds and feel of the place can be quite romantic with a wonderful tropical ambiance, with beautiful flowers and ivy mixed with huge hardwood trees and palms.

Hedonism II has a bit of an overrated a reputation for indiscriminate sex especially in the evenings around the nude pool and Jacuzzi.  In the past the resort was often pretty strict to such goings on… but getting real about it… it’s less regulated than it was before.  On some of the “calmer” weeks, we find that probably about 10% of the guests are responsible for 90% of the reputation, but other weeks, especially with some of the larger groups, participation is a lot higher. But to be clear… management policy from Hedonism says: public sex is not permitted. If caught breaking the rules, with flagrant, chronic violations, you can be escorted off the property without a refund. End of story. Our advice… go with the flow of what’s happening around you. But if a staff member requests you “cool it”… then take it to your room.  Go to our Go to our Frequently Asked Questions Section for a little more discussion on the sex subject. ALERT: You may see outright PDSAs (Public Display of Sexual Affection) occur around the nude pool and beach occasionally when large groups are there for the week or later at night.

Dress throughout the resort is CASUAL, with beachwear the norm from thongs to shorts. Guys: No ties, no coats, no long pants needed or required. Hedonism # 2 is NOT a nudist resort, but most of the guests on the nude side of the beach stay that way for most of the day. Most guys and girls wear shorts, T shirts or polos for daily meals and in the evenings, some actually “dress up” for dinner although it’s not required. Gals, that’s the time for your glitter, spike heels and see-through outfits. All restaurants (except nude beach grill) and attendance at public venues such as spa, beauty salon, piano bar and shops require a cover up or clothes of some sort.

All rooms have updated plumbing, water supply and air conditioning improvements but sometimes a few of the room’s A/C compressors have had their share of overload, so crank the unit down all the way for a cool night. Occasionally, the power goes our or water service breaks for a few hours but it’s usually temporary.

TIPS • Just flush first before you do your duty.

• Carry a flashlight in your checked luggage. You may never need it but it’s nice to have when the lights do go out.

• Get to the nude pool early if you want a seat.

• As an option: Try the nude beach for a lounge chair.

• Make reservations the morning of the day you want to dine in the Asian or Italian restaurant or when you arrive.

• Take a plastic insulated cup top to keep cold things cold & hot things hot plus it cuts your trips to the bar for a re-fill.

• For theme nights, girls, take some extra safety pins or ties to secure your costumes when you put them on instead of having it fall down around your knees while you dance (unless you want it to!). Hey, whatever turns you on!

Group Trips

If you are unsure of a destination, or not sure if you will easily meet people when you get there, our group trips are the perfect answer. We’ve been there, we know what to do, where to go, and generally how to get the most for your dollar. PLUS… most of the time we have special contract rates for our Group Trips (but you have to contact us directly as these prices do not show up in the online booking engines.

Check out Hedonism II Group Trips here.

Sightseeing 

There are many sights to see locally other than beaches, sparkling Caribbean sea and beautiful coral cliffs.

Shopping for crafts at the market across the road from Hedonism # 2 is a good place to start and costs nothing unless you buy something. The locals are fun to kid with but be ready to bargain if you find that certain something that catches your eye.

Hosted tours can be arranged at the resort’s Tour Desk and there are a couple of small native craft markets there, one near the resort, across the street from Breezes Grand Negril, adjacent to Hedonism. You can also choose to visit Montego Bay for a day of shopping, Mandeville for a trip to the mountains, Cliffs at Rick’s, raft the rivers or visit Dunn’s River Falls near Ocho Rios. At least 30-40 off site tours are available from the tour desk at the resort. A trip from Negril to Ocho Rios (through Montego Bay) is a hike, requiring at least 3 hours, one way. An overrated trip to Rick’s Cafe on the western seaside cliffs in Negril for a beer at sunset is always a common “in thing” to do. Down the beach from Hedo # 2 is Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, good for an afternoon of exploring and sampling the imported “culture” from Key West. Cosmo’s Restaurant is down the road a mile or so, also good for some of the best and freshest grilled seafood in Negril… prepared to order.

Did You Know…

Castaways Travel KNOWS the surrounding area around Negril to help you plan to get the most out of your holiday in and around Hedonism # 2 and the local areas plus Montego Bay.

See: 11 Reasons to use Castaways Travel

For a fun and games and little bit different nightlife off the resort in Negril, try Risky Business, the Jungle and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville for night time adult mischief. All of these watering holes are on the main street headed to Negril from Hedonism, a short taxi ride away. ALERT: These places tend to change names or new locations can crop up so ask the Tour Desk for their latest recommendations.

One little venture we enjoy is to take a taxi to west end Negril and have a beer or a meal at one of the little cliff-side resorts and restaurants there. Rock House is one of our favorites on the west end for a cool little resort, a neat bar for a beer at sunset, a less crowded venue than Ricks and a nice restaurant for a change of pace from the resort scene.

Dining

Hedonism # 2 offers several restaurant and munchy choices at the resort. Restaurants include the open air café on the prude beach, Pastafari Italian dining, open air meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the terrace adjacent to the main pool, an Asian cuisine bistro adjacent to the main restaurant near the piano bar and a snack bar at the nude pool. Themed restaurants have proven popular at other Jamaican resorts and the food preparation lends a nice diversion to buffet meals. But don’t go expecting upscale cuisine….the food is healthy and plentiful but not overly creative. The resort is an excellent value so don’t expecting the Ritz for your dining pleasure.

A full buffet is served in the one main Terrace restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Italian restaurant adjacent to the buffet is “Pastafari.” Nothing spectacular but you have waiters serve your dinner with wine available out of a bottle.

The best jerk chicken is served at the nude beach grill, next to Delroy’s bar at the nude pool, usually around 6 PM most days…a great way to top off a fun afternoon in the nude pool or soak up your alcohol consumption for the day. Don’t miss the French fries… Yum Yum!

Jamaican, American and seafood dishes are featured during the main buffets. The food is plentiful and filling. Premium liquors are served along with beer and wine. A midnight snack service features light choices, salads, burgers, fries and some sweets.

NOTE: The Italian and Asian restaurants require reservations. Make your reservations at the reception desk or guest services in the lobby well in advance, Don’t expect to “crash” them to be admitted, no matter how many times you’ve been there.

Weekly there is a Manager’s party and repeat guests’ reception to Thank You for support. Typically, the client with the most visits to Hedonism # 2 will receive some free nights for a return visit.

Wines: See the list of appellation wines available for purchase on site at Hedonism. List is NOT guaranteed and will change without notice.

Rates 

Rooms at Hedonism are offered in several categories. Resort is clothing optional throughout except for public areas, main building and restaurants.

Note: There really isn’t a “prude” side of the resort any more, as both sides now allow nudity as mentioned and restricted above… But there still is a difference. On the traditional nude side, nudity is expected around the nude pool, nude hot tub and that end of the “nude” beach. But on the prior “prude side” you have the option to be nude or not.

 

REGULAR ROOM CATEGORIES

(also called Classic rooms – Not Premium; they are existing rooms that have been re-decorated) Garden View Regular – GVR (on the prude side of the resort).

Ocean View Regular – OVR (on the prude side of the resort)

Ocean View Regular Jacuzzi Terrace – PBJ (on the prude side of the resort)

Garden View Au Natural – GVN (on the “nude” side of the resort)

Ocean View Au Natural – OVN (on the “nude” side of the resort)

Ocean View Au Natural Jacuzzi Terrace – NBJ (on the “nude” side of the resort)

PREMIUM CATEGORIES (Premium VIP Check-in information here PDF) Site Map showing Room numbers here

Premium Ocean View Au Natural Balcony – OVNP (14 rooms – 2226, 2227, 2228, 2229, 2230, 2267, 2268, 2270, 2271,2272, 2273,2274,2275 & 2175 – 1 room in this category has a patio instead of a balcony – 2175)

Premium Ocean View Balcony – OVRP (1 room – #1216)

Premium Garden View Au Natural Balcony – GVNP (2 rooms – # 2249 & 2250) Hedonism II is delighted to announce the debut of balcony rooms situated on the ocean and in the gardens. These spacious new rooms are enhanced by private ground floor patios and balconies on the second floor of the resort. With relaxed seating

Premium Ocean View Au Natural – OVNU (4 rooms – 2166, 2266, 2169, 2269)

Hedonism’s new premium ocean view au natural rooms are fully refurbished to include walk in shower, flat screen TV, Mood Lighting and decorative mirrors with direct beach access for ground floor rooms.

Premium Ocean View Au Natural Jacuzzi Terrace – NBJP (12 rooms – #2126, 2127,2128,2129, 2130, 2167, 2168, 2170, 2171, 2172, 2173 & 2174)

Premium Garden View Au Natural Jacuzzi Terrace – GNJP (2 rooms – #2149 & 2150)

Premium Ocean View Regular Jacuzzi Terrace – PBJP (1 room – #1116) Elegant and understated, Hedonism’s premium Jacuzzi rooms provide the ultimate in personalized amenities. Guest staying in the premium Jacuzzi suites experience VIP airport arrival where they are fast tracked through immigration and customs. No more waiting in lines. At the resort, guests are pre-registered with personalized check-in, given guaranteed restaurant reservations for 4 persons nightly at the Italian or Japanese Restaurant, have access to free Wi Fi, premium in room liquor set up (Vodka, Rum and Wine), fully stocked refrigerator for the entire stay with juices, sodas, beers and bottled water, turn down room service, luxury bathroom amenities including robes and slippers, a personalized Hedonistic goodie basket, and VIP airport departure with front of the line clearance and where you can enjoy a 10,000 sq ft lounge of cultural luxury including complementary premium bar, snacks, Wi-Fi, shower facilities and concierge duty free shopping – the perfect way to end your vacation. All Jacuzzi rooms are on the ground floor.

Per person nightly rates start at about (on sale) $140-160/person/night up to $250+ /person/night, all inclusive. Prices are subject to change without notice due to frequent sales promotions. Seasonal specials and early booking discounts apply some parts of the year. The rooms are priced according to location–nude beach vs. prude beach and ocean view vs. garden view rooms.  Check with Castaways for an exact quote for the resort, airfare and optional travel protection Insurance.

If you stay and pay for a total of 14 nights in a calendar year, you can earn three (3) more free nights for use within the same calendar year. The free nights cannot be used the following year. The freebies must be used the same year as the 14 nights.

Special Contract Group Rates: Castaways Travel sponsors numerous group trips annually, so join us and enjoy lower contract group rates. See CASTAWAYS GROUPS in the CASTAWAYS website. ALERT: Contract group rates do NOT appear On Line……you must call Castaways to claim your contract group rate. With contract group rates, your room is guaranteed by the resort. Castaways can also arrange your airfare and optional Comprehensive Travel Protection Insurance too. Optional travel protection insurance usually averages about 5% and varies by total value you choose to insure as well as the age of the insured.

Best room locations on the nude side are those facing the nude beach around the numbers 2120-2130 and then the 2161-2180 range as well as upstairs on the second floor. For less noise but still a good nude side location, the “H” block rooms run from 2131 to about 2149, Garden Nude rooms. The rooms nearest the nude pool can be noisy late at night if the nude hot tub attracts a crowd of partiers. The best and quietest rooms on the resort are opposite the nude side…at the other end of the resort in the Ocean view rooms on the prude beach. Prude side Garden view rooms are fairly quiet, too, and are the best value on the resort.

The single-share program at Hedonism # 2 is a good deal for single guests, who normally get penalized at most resorts with a supplemental charge. The single-share program permits you to pay for your room based on double-occupancy, where the resort assigns you a room mate of the same gender.

The most popular room choice is the Jacuzzi terrace accommodations. A little over a dozen or so existing rooms have been transformed into…..not a suite, but a terrace with a patio and Jacuzzi. Needless to say, the rooms get a work out and you’ve got to book them in advance to score one. See the Photo Album for shots of the rooms and including a Jacuzzi terrace.

Occasionally, certain room classifications are on sale where 3 or 4 women can room together at a reduced rate/room.

Castaways Travel is the largest retail producer for Hedonis. What this means to you is if you book your vacation with us, you may qualify for additional discounts on your package and clout when you have special requests. Your vacation must be booked with Castaways to qualify for these extras. In addition, book your stay when a Castaways group is planned as Castaways Contract group room rates are lower than standard retail rates or On Line sources. ALERT: Special contract rates Do Not Appear On Line; You have to call Castaways for these reservations.

Impressions

 Uppers-Downers

↑↑↑ The fun loving crowd of adults who return to Hedonism is the reason for being there… not the room or cuisine. It’s the party atmosphere that really sets the tone.

↑↑↑ The older wait staff will often remember you if you’re a returning guest. They include Norman, Kendrick and Raymond, institutions in their own right.

↑↑↑ Marriage ceremonies are free to guests with a 2 day residency requirement. There is a $150 administrative charge by the local parish to register your marriage certificate. (Price subject to change without notice).

↑↑↑ The resort has made great strides to minimize and control overbooking during heavy occupancy periods in January through March, July, October, November and the holidays.

↑↑↑ Hedonism II has a “Sunshine/Satisfaction Guarantee”. The guarantee says basically you can get a free day for every day of your vacation that the sun fails to shine. The guarantee is in the form of a voucher issued by the resort. ALERT: The water sports office down on the beach makes the judgment call on Sun vs. Clouds.

BUT… If you experience a cloudy or rainy day ALL DAY (No sun whatsoever), obtain your voucher BEFORE you depart the resort or you may NEVER, EVER see it. If a staff or management member promises you one will be issued to you, get the NAME, TITLE and telephone extension of that person, so you will know who to ask for to obtain your document. Do NOT leave the resort without your Sunshine Guarantee/Satisfaction voucher. ALERT: You MUST take responsibility to obtain your Voucher yourself because the resort will not automatically track you down to find you.

↓ Hedonism can be surprisingly subdued occasionally with few partiers around. A mix of adults who like to have fun usually means you will find some compatible folks who you might become good friends with and perhaps even visit after your return home.

↑↑↑ If you not have visited Hedonism # 2 in recent years, you may hardly recognized the public areas, the main beach section or the common grounds adjacent to the main dining area or the spa facilities. The improvements are great additions to your fun and include the expanded spa, rock climbing wall, prude beach bar, water tower and slide plus more hot tubs.

↑↑↑ The single-share room offer at Hedonism # 2 is a good deal for single travelers who normally get penalized at most resorts with a supplemental charge. The single-share program permits you to split a room with another guest of the same gender. You pay for half a room based on double-occupancy. Of course, you can always buy a single, private room.

↔ Be prepared for a little rain almost every day so take an umbrella or poncho. We list this as both an upper and downer because one of the standard procedures is to hit the hot tub if it does rain with drink in hand. Most of the time those showers pass quickly… just enough time to retire to your room for a little “private” time.

↓ The resort is old (early1970’s) so you may experience some niggling aggravation with some of the physical plant, rooms or service. Sometimes there’s a water or power disruption somewhere; other times the bar may run out of certain liquors, occasionally the A/C is on the fritz, WiFi is down temporarily, etc etc. SuperClubs maintenance philosophy in the past has been the classic line: ” IF it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” and when it does break, “Do enough to get it back in operation…when you can.” Like we said, don’t go expecting the RItz!

Best Time To Go

Fall, winter and early spring can be slightly less humid than late summer. summer time through the fall months can be a bit more humid, with daily rain showers the norm year round. Standard procedure–hit the hot tub if it does rain with drink in hand. Late August through early October can include unstable weather due to storm season, although they’re rare. Room rates are generally higher from about Christmas to end of April, with holiday rates higher than any time during the year.

High occupancy months are usually: March, July, October, November and the holidays. ALERT: First week in August, the resort opens the property to local citizens with reduced admission to celebrate the Jamaican National holiday of Independence, celebrated on August 6. This guest mix can also change the ambiance of the resort.

Wish List

• Pet peeve is the air conditioning can be inconsistent, room to room, even with new equipment. More so in the disco and piano bar.

Photo Album

Click on this link to view our PHOTO ALBUM of Hedonism II. The photos were either shot by us, our clients or provided by the resort. If you have recently visited Hedonism II we invite you to send in your photos for us to display. To contribute you own photos (or trip reports), go to our Contribute Trip Report / Photographs page.

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