Jaguar Reef is extremely groomed and there are signs that indicate you should stay on the path, not the sand.
I have walked past that lodge many many times, wondered what would happen if you walked off the path, but I didn't venture
I must say it looks lovely and is in competition with Pleasure Cove on the south side and Hamanasi on the north. All are very nice.
I don't wish to discourage anyone from staying in that area, it really is picture perfect.
We just recently had looked into the same two places to visit and decided against. Personal reasons.
Keep looking and then see if the Jaguar Reef is the place to stay. It may be