Welcome to Tensing Pen
Tensing Pen Resort is an intimate, romantic and exclusive Jamaican boutique hotel, located in Negril, Jamaica, on the West End cliffs. Experience amazing ocean views from the stunning limestone cliffs of Negril’s West End, perched above the crystal-clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Each of Tensing Pen Resort’s uniquely designed and appointed thatch-roofed rooms makes it one of the most beautiful Jamaican resorts. Our staff welcomes you as family, and will help you experience the rich culture of Jamaica.
RANKED #1 IN JAMAICA, #2 IN THE CARIBBEAN, #16 IN THE WORLD !
Tensing Pen has been voted #1 in Jamaica, #16 on the Top 100 World Hotels in the World, and #2 in the Top 25 Caribbean Hotels on Travel+Leisure’s 2020 Worlds Best Awards. We thank all our loyal and wonderful guests who took the time to vote for us. Our Staff, Management and Owners are grateful for this honor.
In light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, Tensing Pen has kept the safety and wellbeing of our guests, staff and community at the forefront of all our efforts. Our staff has been busy training for, and implementing enhanced health and safety measures in accordance with the government and WHO guidelines. Please go to www.visitjamaica.com for required Travel Authorization, and the latest travel requirements.
Here is some of what we’ve been up to:
Training and Awareness: Extensive staff training on Covid-protocols safety awareness; Staff-required masks and other personal protection equipment; Temperature check for all staff, vendors and anyone entering property.
Airport Transfers: Safety protocol training for our driver; Sanitization of all vehicles and guests luggage; Face masks required for drivers and passengers; Other social distancing and safety measures inside the vehicles.
Check-In: Optional touch-free online check-in; Sanitized areas between each check-in; Masks for staff and guests; Sanitized luggage upon moving it to your room.
Masks: Mandatory masks for staff and guests to wear in public spaces; Masks not required when dining at the Lodge, with your family/ group, on your balcony or veranda, when swimming or privately enjoying one of our many secluded sun decks. Our eyes will always smile to you and we know you will smile back with your eyes too!
Dining: New option to dine privately on your veranda or on one of our many secluded locations with setup fee waived or reduced.
Guest Rooms: Multiple-points room sanitizing, including all points of contact; Sanitization of all surfaces and A/C units between stays; Extensive deep cleaning and ventilation after guest departure.
Restaurant, and All Public Areas: Multiple sanitization throughout the day of all furnishings, restrooms, loungers, chairs and all other surfaces; Sterilization of high-touch areas, such as light switches, door handles, etc.
As we navigate the unknowns and evolving official guidelines, we are giving great importance and attention to keeping Tensing Pen just as inviting, relaxing, healing and romantic as you have always known it to be.
We are all in this together, and together we shall overcome.
At Tensing Pen, Life is Simple.
Each room is unique, appointed and decorated with Jamaican flair. Our cottages offer intimate seclusion among lush tropical foliage. Each is hand-built with high-end local stone, wood, and thatch-cut roofs, allowing a full embrace of the Caribbean lifestyle.
All our rooms have fans, mini-fridge, and are uniquely decorated with local and Caribbean unique art. In addition, all our rooms offer A/C, except for Middle, North, and South Pillars which offer ceiling and standing fans.
Free Continental Breakfast is included in the cost of rooms, consisting of seasonal fresh tropical fruits, breads and home-baked muffins with Jamaican jams, cereal assortment, fresh orange juice, coffee, teas and tisanes. Other items may be purchased à la carte from our Lodge Restaurant menu.
At Tensing Pen, choose to relax, guided by the sound of the sea breeze and whisper of the waves. Pamper yourself with a massage or treatment in our Spa Hut, or treat your body to a rejuvenating yoga class in the SeaSong Hut.
The Lodge, our open-air restaurant brings guests together in an intimate setting overlooking the blue Caribbean Sea. Our Complimentary Continental Breakfast buffet includes fresh tropical fruits, blue mountain coffee, cereals, toast and local jams. Additional breakfast menu items are also available. Our Lunch and Dinner menus offer Caribbean-inspired cuisine, crafted from local and organic ingredients.
The Gift Shop offers unique and local gifts, arts and crafts to take home from your trip. One-of-a-kind art objets made by local artists, as well as flavors and color of Jamaica can be purchased here. The Gift Shop offers rental snorkel equipments, and carries all sundries you might need during your stay.
Tensing Pen is the ideal place to relax and unwind and we’ve built a special yoga space at SeasongHut that will bring you closer to Nirvana. Fanette Johnson is our yoga instructor and she teaches the IYENGAR style of yoga which emphasizes alignment, balance and breathing. Fanette was born in France and has spent half her life in Jamaica. She has taught yoga in Paris.