Forbes: Top 10 Hotels in Jamaica
Forbes vetted. By Terry Ward
The best hotels and resorts in Jamaica offer friendly service, beautiful beaches, world class spas and wellness programs as well as activities for kids, golfers and more. Here are our picks for the 10 best Jamaican Resorts. Read Here
Top 15 Best Hotels In Jamaica 2022
Global Grasshopper is a multiple award-winning travel blog. It is also the winner of Travel influencer of the year award, and ranked as the No.3 Travel Authority in the UK, as well as finalist for the British Annual Canada Travel Awards. Owner, writer and photographer Becky Moore authored this wonderful compilation.
“The idyllic Caribbean island paradise is home to some seriously gorgeous places to stay, from upscale sprawling spa resorts to intimate boutique hotels, here are the best hotels to stay in Jamaica…” Read Here
Travel + Leisure 2021 World Best 100 Hotels And Top 25 Caribbean Resorts
September 8, 2021
”Although many of us were grounded for much of 2020, in our hearts, we remained global citizens. Travel + Leisure readers know that adventures never cease, ,,, and an excellent hotel can still put a smile on your face, especially when the world feels tumultuous.…The Caribbean was well represented, with hotels in the Bahamas (Kamalame Cay at No. 7), St. Lucia (Jade Mountain at No. 78 and Cap Maison at No. 93), Jamaica (Round Hill Hotel and Villas at No. 62 and Tensing Pen at No. 93), and St. Bart’s (Hôtel Le Toiny at No. 95) all making the list.”
2021 Top 25 Caribbean Resorts – Click here
Condé Nast Traveler 2021 Top 40 Caribbean Islands Resorts
Condé Nast Traveler readers rate their top resorts throughout the Caribbean. Read more
Travel +Leisure 2020 Top 100 Hotels in the World and Top 25 Caribbean Resorts
For the 2nd year in a row, Tensing Pen was voted by Travel and Leisure readers as one of the 2020 Top 100 Hotels in the World. This year, Tensing Pen made it to # 16 out of 100 on that prestigious international list, up from 76 in 2019. Click here for more…
In addition, Tensing Pen was nominated as # 1 in Jamaica and no. 2 in the Top 25 Caribbean Hotels (up from # 5 in 2019). This vote places us among some of the region largest and most famous Caribbean hospitality names. The honor of such a rating is not lost on our humble little boutique hotel.
Tensing Pen owes the truest gratitude for this award to its loyal and loving guests, its TSP family, who have taken the time to go vote on Travel+Leisure’s website. An award for us, is truly, a reward for YOU. We are humbled by all our friends, guests and families who took the time to vote us on such a prestigious award list.
Thank you from the Staff Family, the Management and the Owners!
20 Incredible Tree Houses You Can Spend the Night In
Posted December 28, 2017
Gone is the image of the treehouse as something bare and rustic that Robinson Crusoe would have built. Many of these modern treehouse-style hotels feature canopied beds, fully stocked kitchens, and other amenities that would make guests at even the best traditional high-end properties green with envy. The lodgings here, from all nooks of the globe, are truly worth the climb and are perfect for spending a few starry nights in. Click here for link.
Travel + Leisure 2019 Top 100 Hotels in the World and Top 25 Caribbean Hotels
For the 1st time, Tensing Pen was voted by Travel and Leisure readers as one of the 2019 Top 100 Worlds Best Hotels. This year, Tensing Pen sits at #76 out of 100 on that prestigious list, Click here to read more…
In addition, Tensing Pen was voted #1 in Jamaica and #5 in the Top 25 Caribbean Hotels, an honor that places us among some of the region largest and most famous Caribbean hospitality names. Tensing Pen sits in the good company of great names such as The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, and The Oberoi Rajvilas. The honor of such a rating is not lost on our humble little boutique hotel.
Tensing Pen owes a large debt of humble gratitude for this award to its loyal and loving guests, its TSP family, who have taken the time to go vote on Travel+Leisure’s website. An award for us, is truly a reward for YOU.
USA TODAY - Jamaica’s Hip Hotels: Authentic Options Beyond The All-Inclusives
March 22, 2018
“…Tensing Pen Resort is in Negril, a region on the island’s northeast coast that is often referred to as the “Capital of Casual.” Tensing Pen Resort has a dramatic setting perched on limestone cliffs overlooking the ocean. Boutique Tensing Pen Resort has Caribbean-rustic thatch-roofed rooms and cottages that deliver an authentic island vibe without sacrificing comfort. There are no TVs or phones in the rooms at Tensing Pen Resort, although Wi-Fi is available in all the rooms, the lobby and restaurant. This makes the resort an ideal place for a digital detox…” Read More
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Top 25 Caribbean Resorts 2018
Tensing Pen was voted 4th out of 25 of the top hotels in the Caribbean region. As part of its annual reader survey of the world’s best, this year’s list spans 12 countries and territories, including St. Bart’s, Aruba, the Bahamas, Bermuda, and Anguilla. Jamaica also fared well this year, with four properties on the list.
7 HEALTH & WELLNESS RETREATS FOR SPRING BREAK
March 8, 2016
[…] Carved into the spectacular limestone cliffs of Negril’s West End, this boutique Jamaican resort offers a wide range of health and wellness services including Japanese hot stone massage, brown sugar-cocoa butter body scrub, and seaside yoga. Start your day off by awakening your muscles with an Iyengar yoga class, paying special attention to your alignment, balance, and breathing…Click Link for full article.
Tensing Pen was featured on CNN by Travel and Leisure Magazine’s Features Director, Nilou Motamed, as a relaxing Caribbean getaway for those on a budget. Instead of spending your entire winter in a cold, dreary landscape, hop onto a plane for a quick flight down to the Caribbean islands for some warmth, relaxation, and fun in the sun. Tensing Pen in Negril, Jamaica offers great deals with unique and personal accommodations in rustic, thatched roof bungalows and woven hammocks overlooking clear, Caribbean waters. By visiting smaller Caribbean resorts, you not only receive better deals with the same quality as larger resorts, but also more personal attention and off the grid Jamaican island relaxation. Visit Tensing Pen resort in western Negril and soon it will be you relaxing in that hammock overlooking the Caribbean with a bottle of Jamaican rum in your hand!.
SEVEN LAVISH RETREATS FOR AN IDEAL VACATION IN JAMAICA
February 23, 2020
The island country of Jamaica provide the perfect background for an extravagant vacation getaway. Here’s a guide to Jamaica’s most lavish retreats for those looking to spend time in the lap of luxury.
Read more At ANI News, Southeast Asia’s Leading Multimedia News Agency. Click Link for article
Travel and Leisure Magazine
Island of Marley’s Spirit
At this enchanting little property in Negril’s hip West and thatched cottages with spotless Rooms feels more Polynesian that Caribbean you’ll find great swimming off the rocks and idyllic sunning. Click here for link.
Tensing Pen has been featured not only in Travel and Leisure Magazine, but also featured on the well known CNN network. Travel and Leisure’s Features Director, Nilou Motamed, was interviewed by CNN about affordable, Caribbean winter getaways, and Tensing Pen made the top 3 cut! Motamed stated that Tensing Pen was known for its relaxing atmosphere focusing on yoga, tranquil Caribbean waters, and local Jamaican.
Tensing pen mimics the south seas,with thatched round huts on stilts the whole property is built amid jungle gardens and dramatic cliffs fronting the sea Guests Sunbathe on rocky ledges on the cliffs,with ladders leading down to the water for idyllic swimming.
Tensing pen is perfect if you want a frill free,very informal holiday.
If sleeping inside a thatched hut, dinning in an open kitchen, and practicing yoga in a bungalow overlooking the gentle caribbean is one of your ideas of the ideal vacation, then you are in for a treat!
Tensing pen is an eclectic scattering of 16 secluded cottages-suites cottages with beautiful ocean front view panoramas and the two of you can be as alone as you want to be.
Caribbean Travel and Life
A Fantasy on the cliffs of the West End,Tensing pen is an intimate hideaway with a loyal following.
One of the most peaceful and private places to stay in Negril A rocky bluff faces sunsets; thatch huts on stilts are simple yet alegant, with rocking chairs on verandas overlooking the water.
Rum and Reggae Caribbean
Situated on a rocky bluff on the West End amid several acres of lushly landscaped grounds, Tensing pen is our favourite place to stay in Negril The accommodation are truly fabulous for their uniqueness,privacy,and setting.