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About Secrets® St. James Montego Bay

On an island once part of the British Empire, Secrets St. James Montego Bay, is an ocean front AAA Four Diamond resort, offering guests a tranquil tropical setting for adults-only relaxation and romance. Where everything is included, Secrets St. James Montego Bay delivers the ultimate worry-free Unlimited-Luxury® experience.

Caring for Our World

Our passion for the world around us is as much a part of who we are as the lifelong romantic memories we help guests create. At Secrets St. James Montego Bay, caring for our world means being active stewards for our environment and local community. Our commitment to protect, preserve and minimize the impact on the planet influences many of the choices and practices at the resort.

Breathless Punta Cana is a proud member of Preferred by Nature

Environmental Impact

Secrets St. James has achieved significant and measurable sustainability milestones and received the Preferred by Nature™ mark. The requirements for certification are aligned with the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria. This certification assures our commitment to reduce the impact of our activities on the planet and local communities.

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Wildlife Protection

Secrets St. James is Gold Certified by Travelife for sustainable operational programs. Travelife is an international certification developed by the travel industry for the travel industry. They assist over 1,300 hotel members worldwide to reduce their impact on nature and the environment.

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Recycling & Resource Conservation

The team at Secrets St. James strives toward minimizing its footprint on the environment; we aim at improving the hotel’s performance, reducing the use of energy and water and the production of waste. Employees are educated through environmental seminars, shoreline and beach clean-ups.

Aerial view of the resort, beach, suites and pools

Our Community

Secrets St. James displays the vibrancy and authenticity of the Jamaican culture. We educate our guests through our daily Nature Walk, Jamaican Talk and Cooking Classes and weekly Local Craft Fair. The hotel has partnered with several external cultural entities to enrich the guests' experience. Our outreach includes enhancing and beautifying schools, children's homes, infirmaries, local government sites and other businesses in support of local economic development.

Awards & Recognition

Secrets St. James Montego Bay has received some of the most prestigious travel awards and recognition in the world. Book your getaway, wedding or meeting now and see for yourself what sets our award-winning resort apart.


Breathless Punta Cana received the AAA Four Diamond Award for upscale style & elite guest services

AAA Four Diamond Award

The highly-prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award is given to resorts that meet and uphold high standards of overall quality, range of facilities and level of services offered on property, based on rigorous AAA standards.

Years Won: 2022; 2011-2019

2020 Travelers' Choice Award

Travelers’ Choice Award

TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award recognizes accommodations that consistently earn great reviews from travelers. Resorts given this honor are ranked within the top 10% of hospitality properties worldwide.

Most Recent Year Won: 2021, 2020

safe travels world travel tourism council award for secrets st james

WTTC Safe Travels Stamp of Approval

All our branded properties across Mexico, the Caribbean, Panama, Curacao, St. Martin, and the Dominican Republic have achieved the specialized designation from the WTTC. These defined protocols signify the highest standard in health and hygiene, which provides additional confidence and peace of mind our valued guests.

Most Recent Year Won: 2020

Travvy gold award

All-Inclusive Resort Honeymoons

Presented by Travvy Award
The Travvy Awards recognize the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry. Secrets St. James has received the Travvy Gold for providing excellence in their honeymoons.

Most Recent Year Won: 2020

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Islands All-Inclusive Award: Best Spa

Presented by, Readers' Choice selected Secrets St. James as the Readers' Choice award winner for the All-Inclusive Resort with the Best Spa.

Most Recent Year Won: 2019

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RCI Gold Crown Award

The RCI Gold Crown Resort® award designates resorts that have met or exceeded the highest RCI standards in an evaluation of resort facilities, amenities and services.
Most Recent Year Won: 2022

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