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Need assistance in booking a room, learning more about our offerings, or how to get from the airport to our beautiful retreat? Our staff is on-hand to answer all of your questions, ensuring your stay is truly a getaway.


How do I get from the airport to Tingalaya's?

There are several ways you can get from Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay to Tingalaya’s Retreat:

By Private Car: If you are renting a car, head west using your GPS or map. Negril is approximately 50 miles from Montego Bay. Once you arrive in the center of Negril you will come to a traffic circle. Go around the circle and head to your right. Immediately you will see a Burger King also on your right. Keep driving on the West End Road, also called One Love Drive, along the cliffs past many hotels and residences. Once you pass Rick's Café, keep going and the next landmark you will see is the Lighthouse also on your right. You’re now 1.5 miles from Tingalaya's. Soon you will come to a fork in the road and you are to keep right. You will pass the Cliffs Hotel and then and Hide Awhile Villas on your right. Keep driving and you will soon see a long white wall with a large red gate on your left and a Tingalaya's Retreat sign on the wall.

By Private Taxi or Shuttle Services: We will be happy to arrange a ride for you with Rocky’s Tours, a private taxi service that we consider good and reliable. Or you can contract them directly at: or The direct numbers are: Mobile 1-876-370-7915 or Office 1 875 648-1877. PLEASE CALL OR SEND AN EMAIL AT LEAST 24-48 HOURS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL TO MAKE YOUR ARRANGEMENTS. The trip takes 70-90 minutes and the fares are around $70-80 US dollars for up to two passengers and $20 for each additional passenger. When making reservations, please mention our code: TRRTJ1054.

Other Shuttle/Taxi Services: There are many other shuttle and taxi operators which you can easily find on-line if you search under: Shuttle/taxi services from Montego Bay to Negril.

If you need to contact the hotel staff: Once you’ve arrived or if you require any assistance please contact either: Maria Fortier at 1-876-284-2165; or Peter (Jube) Hall at 1-876-480-7937.

I'm looking to rent out the retreat for an event, who do I contact?

Please contact Jennifer Simpson at 1-202-741-9720 or email her at