Adults-Only Resorts in Montego Bay: Secrets St. James and Secrets Wild Orchid

Secrets St. James and Secrets Wild Orchid are located in Montego Bay, Jamaica and they are right next door to each other. If you stay at one, you have full access to the amenities, restaurants, pools, and bars at the other. It’s like getting the best of both worlds, two resorts in one. And, if you are in a Preferred Club room, you also have full access to Breathless Montego Bay right next door. You could easily have access to three resorts while staying at one!

Located only 15 minutes from the Montego Bay Airport, Secrets St. James and Secrets Wild Orchid are great options for an adults-only, quick weekend getaway.

Travel Savvi Specialist Thoughts

“I love the location set on a peninsula. It feels very private and only a short transfer from the Montego Bay airport. It’s like getting two resorts in one with the ease of going between Wild Orchid to St James. Even better, book a preferred club room category and get the added bonus of going to Breathless – three resorts in one!” – Kristi

“I loved Secrets St. James because the rooms are amazing, so new and modern feeling. They put so many special touches and all those little fine details really add up to make an amazing, memorable experience. It’s all the little things they provide in room and during dining that make the difference setting this resort apart in terms of service, quality, included services, and room categories.” – Nikki

“We stayed in the Secrets St. James portion, and I loved the decor. The rooms were spacious with beautiful views. I enjoyed staying in the quieter side of the resort but having full access to both Secrets. It felt like one resort, honestly. I also liked that guest at Secrets who have Preferred Club have full access to Breathless next door. It’s like 3 resorts in one!” – Sarah

The Property

Secrets St. James and Secrets Wild Orchid are on a peninsula surrounded by the bright blue Caribbean Sea. The two properties blend together almost seamlessly by an oceanside walkway and a sidewalk closer to the resort.

The Secrets Wild Orchid side includes the majority of the restaurants, shops entertainment, bars, and two pools. The Secrets St. James side includes the gym, spa, two pools, and a few bars. Both include a small beach area. Guests staying at one resort have full access to all the amenities at the other resort.

The biggest deciding factor when choosing which one to stay at is whether you want to be near the dining and entertainment or you want to be near the spa, gym, and quieter end of the property.


Secrets St. James

The rooms on the Secrets St. James side have an elegant blend of British Colonial ambiance and contemporary flair. The rooms were recently renovated with a navy blue color palate matching well with the Caribbean Sea. Room options vary from garden view, ocean view, ocean front, swim-out suites, and presidential suites.

Secrets Wild Orchid

Secrets Wild Orchid rooms have a more tropical, Caribbean island vibe. The decor mimics the local island landscape and indigenous art. The room categories are very similar to the Secrets St. James side with only the addition of a master oceanfront swim-out suite.

Preferred Club Benefits

Being a part of the Preferred Club level includes extra benefits on top of the Unlimited-Luxury all-inclusive experience:

  • Personalized check-in and check-out
  • Special concierge service
  • Preferred status and amenities
    • Preferred Club suites in premium locations
    • Upgraded mini-bar
    • Upgraded bath amenities
    • Sun beds and soaking tub on terrace
  • Private Preferred Club Lounge
    • Daily continental breakfast service
    • Afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres
    • Exquisite desserts and fine liquors
    • Complimentary newspaper
    • Complimentary computer access
  • Access to dining, activities, and amenities at Breathless Montego Bay
  • Butler service is available upon request (additional costs may apply

The All-Inclusive Experience

Secrets St. James and Secrets Wild Orchid both have the Unlimited-Luxury commitment that comes with an AMResort. Things that are includes in the Unlimited-Luxury all-inclusive experience include, but are not limited to:

  • Limitless access to gourmet a la carte dining options without reservations required
  • Unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits
  • 24-hour room and concierge services
  • Pool and beach wait service
  • Daily refreshed mini-bar with soft drinks, juice, bottled water and beer
  • Endless daytime activities and live nightly entertainment
  • No wristbands
  • Free WiFi

Activities and Events

The Promenade, located on the Secrets Wild Orchid side, includes an array of shops, a la carte dining options, and a theatre for nightly shows.

Outdoor daytime activities include:

  • Water aerobics
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Introductory scuba lessons in the swimming pool
  • Sailboats and kayaks
  • Windsurfing and snorkeling
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Jogging trail
  • Bicycle tours
  • Tennis courts
  • Yoga
  • And so much more

Nearby there are five challenging golf courses to choose from, including White Witch Golf Course, Half Moon Golf Club, Tryall Golf Club, and Cinnamon Hill Golf Course. There is an additional cost for golfing.

There is a fitness center onsite that is open from 6:00am – 8:00pm along with a 15,000 square foot world-class spa.

There are plenty of activities to choose from when staying at Secrets St. James and Secrets Wild Orchid!

Food and Beverages

Between the two resorts there are 7 restaurants and 9 bars and lounges. There is also 24-hour room service if you prefer to enjoy a meal in your room. Reservations are never required at the restaurants. With the Unlimited-Luxury privileges, all top-shelf spirits and beers are included. One of our favorite bars at the resort is the Piano Lounge and Bar. It has a very fun vibe and great entertainment nightly.

Destination Weddings

There are numerous spots around the resort for a perfect destination wedding. This photo below of the gazebo is jut one of the venues for your destination wedding at Secret St. James or Secret Wild Orchid. Send us a message if you would like more information on getting married in Jamaica at one of these adults-only resorts.

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on Feb 18, 2020