Marley Resort

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    Bob Marley

    ••• Spirit of the Marley Resort Carved into local wood, this somewhat crude image of of Bob Marley welcomes guests. © Marley Resort.

    Visit the Home Where Reggae Superstar Bob Marley Vacationed

    Although Jamaica is the Caribbean island synonymous with Bob Marley, the resort is located on Cable Beach in Nassau, the Bahamas.

    Singer and Rastafarian Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945 and died May 11, 1981. His biggest hits include "No Woman, No Cry," One Love," "I Shot the Sheriff," and "Jamming." The hotel is owned by his survivors.

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    Entrance to Marley Resort

    ••• Nassau, Bahamas Once a governor's mansion, Marley Resort combines natural beauty, an historic and musical heritage, and rustic luxury. © Marley Resort.

    Opened in 2008 as a resort, this Bahamas hideaway was used by the Marley family for many years as a summer getaway after Bob died.

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    Marley Resort Boutique

    ••• The beautiful Denise Reynolds is a salesperson at the Marley Resort boutique. © Marley Resort.

    The boutique at Marley Resort features music, daughter Cedella Marley's clothing line, and works by African, Jamaican and Bahamian artisans.

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    Jammin' at Marley Resort

    ••• One of 16 Themed Suites Guestrooms reflect the creative spirit and traditions of the Marley family. © Marley Resort.

    Marley Resort consists of 16 suites based on titles of Bob Marley songs.

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    Sun is Shining Suite

    ••• Decor is influenced by both African and Caribbean styles. © Marley Resort.

    Tropical rain showers, whirlpool tubs, flat-screen TVs, high-speed internet access, and in-room Bose entertainment systems are standard suite amenities.

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    Honeymoon Haven

    ••• One Love Bathroom The resort's "love expert" is available to consult on wedding, honeymoon, and vow-renewal packages and plans. © Marley Resort.

    The honeymoon suite features an oval in-room Jacuzzi tub for two, dual rainfall showers, and a view.

    Water lovers also have two free-form pools and Cable Beach for swimming and sunning.

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    Simmer Down Restaurant

    ••• Musicians on a small stage serenade diners with melodic renditions of Marley tunes. © Marley Resort.

    Simmer Down, the resort's restaurant, offers Caribbean cuisine as well as classic family recipes on a menu that include Bob's favorites.

    Organic produce and fresh seafood play are featured. Diners have the option of sitting on the beachfront patio, in the interior dining room, or in a courtyard.

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    Spa at Marley Resort

    ••• Spa includes a greeting room, the Uprising Tea Lounge, massage rooms, and beach-hut treatment areas. © Marley Resort.

    Marley Resort's Natural Mystic Spa treatments borrow ingredients from Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. The spa features a dedicated couples suite.

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    Garden at Marley Resort

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    The resort's concierge can organize excursions that range from diving to dolphin encounters.

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    Night at Marley Resort

    ••• Can You Hear It? At listening stations, guests can hear Marley music and interviews. Rare family photos and gold records adorn the walls. © Marley Resort.

    The resort has a music gallery that presents a behind-the-scenes look at Bob's life and music.