When you've had enough R&R, it's time for an activity - or two!

Walking & Cycling

Whether you’re in the mood for a little fresh air or a serious jaunt, options abound

  • Stroll the endless footpaths and trails
  • Bike to Billy’s Bay Fishing Beach
  • Bike to Great Bay & the Bluffs

Mosaic Tile Workshop

Ronda Darlyn, Jakes mosaic tile artiste, supplies all materials and instruction. Using Ronda’s uniquely cut and shaped tiles, create your own mini-masterpiece to take home with you. Learn all about different tiles, adhesives, surfaces, and even a few of Ronda’s mosaic tile secrets. Framed panels, mirrors, picture frames or trays are among the choices for your creations. Larger projects may be arranged. Suitable for all ages. Two hour workshop at poolside.

Children: USD $60.00
Adults: USD $70.00

Boating & Fishing

Led by our crew of captains, these trips are ideal in early morning and late afternoon

  • Pull traps set by fishermen
  • Drop a line yourself
  • Bring your catch back and have it cooked-up by us


Four beaches each with its own distinct vibe, are all within walking distance from Jakes

  • Jack Sprat
  • Frenchman’s
  • Calabash Bay
  • Old Wharf

Octopus Garden

Ronda’s one-of-a-kind Mosaic Tile Workshop especially geared for kids two years and up. Ronda, a Montessori School teacher by profession, enjoys the creativity of kids!

Children: USD $60.00


Guided by our amazing chefs, food-lovers can book a fun, festive lesson and learn all about Jamaican specialties

  • Jerk seasoning and spices
  • Exotic tropical fruits, including ackee
  • Traditional dishes, such as "stamp and go"

Soccer and Recreational Facilities

The BREDS TREASURE BEACH SPORTS PARK AND ACADEMY presents the first genuine attempt by a community to create a new thrust in tourism, a truly community effort, the sports park is a labour of love facilitated by many local and international donor agencies. The park is the first step in developing the business of soccer sports tourism for an area of Jamaica which has long embodied safe nature based tourism. A warm family-like atmosphere awaits groups and families in Treasure Beach.

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Paint Jakes

Led by our artists-in-residence Ginny O’Neil and Tom Menihan, Paint Jakes is a series of on-location watercolor classes accommodating aspiring painters of all skill levels. Ginny and Tom bring the supplies, so all you need to do is show up with a desire to put paintbrush to paper!

There are classes for adults, teens and kids, as well as private lessons, each designed to "open up your creative circuitry." You’ll learn all about watercolor media, materials, techniques, color and composition. And besides having a lot of fun, you’ll go home with your very own critiqued-by-Ginny-and-Tom masterpiece!

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Sea Shell Garden

In this Shell Design Playshop, the children paint their choice of bird house, trinket box, etc., and decorate with shells, beads, seeds and other natural stuff. Suitable for kids of all ages. Two hour workshop at poolside.

Children: USD $60.00