Welcome to Tensing Pen
Award-Winning Jamaican Resort
Tensing Pen Resort is an intimate, romantic and boutique Negril Jamaica resort, located on the West End cliffs. Our Jamaican boutique resort is located a 7-10 minutes car ride from the bustling 7-Mile famous beach, and under 2-hours drive from the arrival airport of Montego Bay.
Experience breathtaking unobstructed ocean views from the stunning limestone cliffs of Negril. Tensing Pen Resort is perched above the crystal-clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Each of Tensing Pen’s uniquely designed and appointed rooms are hand-built with local stone, wood, and thatch roofs. Rooms, cottages and villas offer relaxing seclusion, making Tensing Pen one of the most beautiful intimate and private Jamaican resorts. Our staff welcomes you as family, and will help you experience the rich culture of Jamaica.
TRAVEL+LEISURE Top 100 Best Hotels Awards & Top 25 Caribbean Hotels 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018
CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER Top 40 Caribbean Resorts 2021
TRIPADVISOR Best of The Best Award 2022, 2021, 2020, 2o18
At Tensing Pen, Life is Simple.
Free Continental Breakfast is included for each night’s stay, consisting of seasonal fresh tropical fruits, breads and home-baked goods, with Jamaican jams, yogurts, cereal assortment, orange juice, coffee, teas and tisanes.
Each room and cottage is uniquely designed, and appointed with on-of-a-kind Jamaican and Caribbean art. We are proud to offer Frette and Anichini cotton bed linens in select rooms. All rooms have fans, mini-fridge, and A/C, except for the 3 pillar rooms, Middle, North, and South Pillars do not have A/C, but come with ceiling and standing fans. Red Birch 2 and Long House come with a full fridge, kitchen or kitchenette.
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The Cove Cottage at the Tensing Pen Resort has one of the best locations and views. The rich surroundings of the nearby vegetation, along with the beautiful grotto just below the Cove Cottage.
The Long House at Tensing Pen Resort is the largest and most accommodating of our cottages. It has three bedrooms, two of which have king sized four poster beds.
Rock Cottage II at Tensing Pen Resort is a secluded beautifully decorated, cottage set atop of the cliffs overlooking the Caribbean Sea. It is appointed with a comfortable four poster king sized bed.
The South House 2 at the Tensing Pen Resort is a spacious cottage located in the upper half of the South House. It has a large balcony that provides spectacular sunset and ocean views.
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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 Restaurant
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
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 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, New York and Jamaica.