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About Us - Franklyn D. Resort and Spa
(FDR) is Jamaica's first all-suite, all-inclusive, boutique resort designed to
celebrate the family with a level of caring unequalled at any other resort in
Property - FDR is an all-inclusive
resort for families built in a low-rise Tuscan-style architectural style,
surrounded by gardens bordered by a white sand beach and the Caribbean Sea to
the North. There are 4 restaurants, 2 swimming pools and separate activity
centres for children and teens, providing a wide variety of supervised
activities. Our 100-foot-long waterslide, affectionately called Big Blue,
creates a lot of excitement for kids and adults alike.
Accommodation - There are 76 deluxe one, two and three bedroom suites with
separate living and dining areas, kitchens, cable TV and LAN Access. All suites
are air-conditioned and feature either a large balcony or a garden
terrace. Our newest addition is a 1400 square foot Honeymoon Suite,
complete with a luxurious bathroom with a jacuzzi tub and 800 square foot deck
on the beach.
Vacation Nanny - Upon arrival, each family is assigned its own Vacation Nanny,
who will stay with your family to care for your kids and your suite for the
duration of your holiday. Your Nanny is with you daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:40
p.m. and is highly trained in housekeeping and child care. There is a nominal
charge of US$4.00 per hour if you require her services after 4:40 p.m. She 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 holidays
Kids' Playground - Located adjacent to
the tennis court and opposite Block 1. Children younger than 5 should be
supervised by a Vacation Nanny or parent. We also offer a basketball half
Yellow Bird Kids' Club - Open from 7:00
a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily, this club is just bursting with the latest educational
computer games, toys of all kinds, plus arts and crafts 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
snorkeling lessons, tie and dye lessons, shell collecting, a kiddies' theme
dinner and disco, pajama and toga parties. Parents must advise Kiddies Centre
Coordinators whether the child is permitted to join in outside activities or
should remain inside. Children over 4 years must be signed in and out if
unaccompanied by an adult. Check Activities Board for daily kids
Pre-Teens' Program - We've not forgotten the pre-teens from ages 10 to 12.
They have their own club where they can hang out and play Xbox 360, Nintendo,
Game Cube and enjoy all the fun activities planned for them.
Teens' Program - Supervised daily
activities for teenagers include aerobics lessons, video games, rap sessions,
bicycle tours, beach volleyball, arts and crafts lessons, tennis, fashion shows
and treasure hunts. A special room has been set up for XBox and GameCube
activities. Special excursions for teens may also be arranged at nominal
Games Room - Arcade Games, Ping Pong,
Pool Table, Air Hockey, board games and other computer games are waiting for
players in the special Games Room.
Computer Centre - Our Computer Centre
features WiFi Internet Access, advanced productivity, word processing, and
spreadsheet programs and business communications services.
Shopping - In addition to our three
shops on the resort grounds, as part of your all-inclusive package, travel to
Ocho Rios, a scenic 30-minute drive, for duty- and tax-free shopping for
jewelry, cameras, perfumes, gifts, craft items and more. Complimentary shuttle
service departs the hotel daily at 2:00 p.m. except Sundays & Jamaican
Family Disco - Family fun every night.
Located on Block 2, lower level, adjacent to the Victoria Meeting Room
7:30pm - 9:00pm nightly
Pre Teens: 9:00pm -10:30pm nightly
Adults: 10:30pm - until
Special Karaoke Nights
Tennis - Hard court lit for day or
night playing. Racquets and balls available at the Front Desk. Tennis Pro on
Gym - Modern, fully equipped
cardiovascular and fitness gyms are open every day. This equipment is for guests
16 years and older. Equipment 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
Watersports - The Watersports Centre is
open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily. Activities available include snorkeling, a
cruise in the glass bottom boat, kayaks, sunfish sailboats and windsurfing, all
with equipment and instructions.
Scuba Diving - One Discover Scuba Diving lesson is included in your package.
One dive per person/per day from Monday to Saturday, limited to certified divers
only. Certified divers need to present their certification card to Dive Master
prior to signing up. Additional charge for PADI certification. The Dive Centre
is open 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. Closed on Sundays. No flying and diving on
the same day. Children must be at least 10 years old to dive in the sea. Kids
may enroll in "Bubblemakers" lessons at age 8.
Note: Other Conditions May Apply
Bar & Lounge - All bar drinks are
included in the holiday package. Wine is served with lunch and dinner. Bar and
Lounge with piano is open daily10:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight.
Dining - The
cuisine at FDR is simply the best. Vacationers get a choice of four restaurants
- all by the ocean. Our newest restaurant Overproof serves up authentic
Jamaican cuisine nightly - to adults only. The Verandah is open for
breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The popular Sea Cotton Tree Grill serves
spicy jerk pork and jerk chicken, hamburgers, fries, hot dogs and specialty
sandwiches all day. The adults-only Pier restaurant offers great Italian
The Verandah Restaurant:
Breakfast Buffet - 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Lunch Buffet -
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
A la carte dinner ( Monday, Tuesday, Thursday,
A la carte dinner: ( Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday)
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Adults only.
Sea Cotton Tree Grill:
- 12:00 midnight
The Pier Restaurant:
A la carte
dinner (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday)
Children's or "Kidz" Buffet:
Nightly Buffet with Children's Menu - 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Beach Barbecue Buffet:
Nights) - 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Nights) - 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Celebrations - Birthdays,
anniversaries, family reunion, or any other special occasion, please advise your
Vacation Nanny, a coordinator or The Front Office two days in advance.
Meeting Rooms - FDR offers three meeting room facilities for any business
meetings or functions.
Concierge Service - Ask for the
Vacation Nanny Supervisor between 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Front Office - Exchange Bureau 9:00
a.m. to 5 p.m. Safety Deposit boxes, Mail, Information, Taxis and
Bodyworks - Located on Block 7, lower
level. Open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily for hair styling and braiding,
manicures and pedicures. Available on a pay-as-you-go basis.
Sea Grape Spa - Located on the water,
at the eastern boundary of the resort. Massages, along with baths and other spa
treatments, are enjoyed here. Guests enjoy seaside treatment rooms where they
are indulged with distinctive ancient Asian and European techniques, combined
with natural Jamaican spices, fruits and minerals.
Art & Craft Shop - Open 9:00 a.m. -
5:00 p.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.
Voltage - Room outlets are wired for
110v, 50 cycle.
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. For a five-day weather report for our
area - Click Here.
All information posted is subject to change without