ROOMS & SUITES:
There are seventy eight deluxe one, two or three bedroom suites with separate living and dining areas, coffee maker, microwave oven, refrigerator and cable TV, IPod Docks, DVD Players, hair dryer, iron and iron board, safe deposit boxes, all with large balconies or a garden terrace and just steps from the sea.
Included in our rates, Each family is assigned their own, exclusive Vacation Nanny upon arrival. Your Nanny is with you daily from 9:00 am to 4:40 pm. She is professionally trained in child care, CPR and housekeeping. There is a nominal charge of US$7.00 per hour if you require her services after 4:40pm, payable directly to her. US$25 per day for additional nanny. She is the family’s Vacation Assistant and will care for your children all day from giving them a bath to feeding them to taking them to their activities, so Mom and Dad can enjoy their vacation too.
BAR & LOUNGE:
All premium brand bar drinks, beer and wine are included in the holiday package. Wine is served with lunch and dinner. Sing along with the resident pianist each evening in the Main Bar/ Piano Lounge, open daily from 10:00 am to 12:00 midnight.
There are 4 restaurants by the ocean.
“The Verandah Restaurant” – International Cuisine Breakfast Buffet – 7:30a.m. – 10:30a.m. Lunch Buffet – 12:30p.m. – 2:30p.m. Dinner A-la-carte – 6:30p.m. – 9:30p.m. (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday) Beach Barbecue Buffet: – 6:30p.m. – 9:30p.m. (Wednesday nights) Jamaican Buffet Extravaganza: – 6:30p.m. – 9:30p.m. (Saturday nights) Dress: Casual
“The Pier Restaurant” – Italian Cuisine Dinner A-l-carte – 6:30p.m. – 9:30p.m. (Sundays) Adults Only Dress: Casual
“Overproof Restaurant” – Jamaican Cuisine Dinner A-la-carte – 6:30p.m. – 9:30p.m. (Tuesdays and Thursdays) Adults Only Dress: Casual
“The Sea Cotton Tree Grill” – Grilled and Sandwich items Daily – 11:00a.m. – 12:00 midnight
The Seagrape Spa is open daily providing the best of ancient Asian and European treatments and techniques, using natural Jamaican spices, fruits and minerals. The Sea Grape Spa is surrounded by the sea, and the soothing music of Caribbean surf – a relaxing, memorable experience awaits. Hair braiding and manicures and pedicures are also available.
Family fun every night. Located on Block 2, lower level, adjacent to the Victoria Meeting Room Kids: 7:30pm – 9:00pm nightly Pre Teens: 9:00pm -10:30pm nightly Teens & Adults: 10:30pm – until
SPORTS AND LEISURE:
Watersports such as snorkeling, kayaking, glass bottom boat rides are available. from 9a.m. – 5:00p.m. The use of all sports, gym and tennis facilities with equipment and instructors are included. 3 Waterslides include the 100′ Big Blue slide and activities pool; Kiddie slide in the main pool and a gentle ‘Toddler’ slide and toddler waterfall for the little ones. And just added is a Heely track.
Open air, modern, fully equipped cardiovascular and fitness gym is open every day. This equipment are for guests 16 years and older and includes: Stationery Bicycles, Treadmills, Step Machines, Weights and Fitness equipment. An attendant is on duty to assist you. We also offer aerobic and aquacize classes as part of your vacation package.
Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball and board games.
YELLOW BIRD KIDS CLUB:
Open from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm daily and is just bursting with the latest educational computer games, toys of all kinds plus art and craft activities in the Outdoor Craft Centre, Nintendo games and a TV room. The staff provide hours of supervised fun for children from 2 to 11 years including such things as cooking lessons, snorkeling lessons, tie and dye lessons, shell collecting, a kiddies’ theme dinner and disco, pajama and toga parties.
PRETEENS & TEENS PROGRAMS:
Supervised daily activities for pre-teens and teenagers include aerobics lessons, video games, rap sessions, bicycle tours, beach volleyball, art and craft lessons, tennis, fashion shows and treasure hunts. Each group has their own special room set up for Microsoft Xbox 360’s and Nintendo WII activities. Special excursions for teens may also be arranged at nominal cost. COMPUTER ACCESS: For those of you who need to keep up with the stock market, want to be in touch with the office or simply wish to surf the net, WiFi is free property wide and you’ll be able to log on in our computer room or access the Internet via the WiFi or LAN connection in your suite when you bring your own laptop.
Our friendly staff will conduct Internet classes, which are available on request and these are complimentary. Franklyn D Resort and Spa also offers suitable conference and meeting room facilities if you should need to mix business with fun. Fax and photocopying services are available for a small fee. LAN Access from your suite at any time. Wi-Fi Access on the beach, in the restaurants and bar, and on the pool deck. Computer Centre HOURS: Everyday: 7 a.m.- 10 p.m.
There is a complimentary shuttle service to Ocho Rios that departs from the Resort twice weekly for duty and tax free shopping. The shuttle is not available on Sundays and Jamaican Public Holidays. ART & CRAFT SHOP: Open 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. daily – For local crafts, leather and straw goods.
GIFT SHOP & BOUTIQUE:
Open 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. daily. “The Gift Shop” offers tropical fashions, tee shirts, coffee, hand-painted batik-wear/sarongs, swimwear, souvenirs and sundry items.
Birthdays, anniversaries, family reunion, or any other special occasion, please advise your Vacation Nanny, a coordinator or The Front Office two days in advance.
Dryers are available adjacent to the Craft Shop on the Eastern end of the Resort. Dry cleaning facilities are also available. US$10 per load which includes washing and drying.
Exchange Bureau 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mail, Information, Taxis and Messages. ATM not provided on site.
Room outlets are wired for 110v, 50 cycle.
Complimentary Airport transfers from and to the Donald Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay.
WEATHER IN RUNAWAY BAY:
The weather can get very hot and sunny. We advise the use of sunscreen at all times when exposed to the sun, with regular reapplication, especially for children to prevent sunburn.
GETTING TO JAMAICA:
Many airlines fly daily to Montego Bay. These include: Air Jamaica, American Airlines, British Airways, US Air, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue, Air Tran and many more.
Guests need a picture Government I.D. to enter Jamaica. Guests traveling via the United States or returning to the United States will need a valid passport.