Ocho Rios —
Ocho Rios is a port of call for many cruise lines visiting Jamaica. It’s also where you’ll find some of the most luxurious resorts and spas in the Caribbean. Dunn’s River Falls is near Ocho Rios. And parts of Dr. No, the first James Bond film, were filmed in Ocho Rios.
Jamaica Beaches —
Jamaica has 635 miles of coastline, so you can find a beach virtually anywhere, but the primary beach destinations in Jamaica are Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, Port Antonio, Treasure Beach, and Negril.
Ocho Rios beaches include:
- Ocho Rios Beach, a private beach fronted by 3 hotels. You can buy a day pass and enjoy Ocho Rios Beach even if you aren’t staying at one of the hotels.
- A relatively unknown half-mile, golden sand beach where the Dunn’s River empties into the ocean.
- Ocho Rios Bay Beach, also known as Turtle Beach, a curved beach with clear, shallow water and fine-grained sand.
- Reggae Beach a natural beach set between two rocky outcrops.
All-Inclusive Resorts —
Sandals Resorts in Jamaica are very popular destinations for visitors. Sandals has 7 Jamaican resorts.
Sandals Montego Bay on a private beach in Montego Bay.
Sandals Royal Caribbean on a private island in Montego Bay.
Sandals Carlyle in Montego Bay.
Sandals Negril on Negril’s Seven Mile Beach.
Sandals Whitehouse with Jamaica’s largest pool in Whitehouse.
Sandals Ochi in Ocho Rios.
Sandals Royal Plantation with all butler, all oceanfront suites in Ocho Rios.
Moon Palace Jamaica Grande Resort and Spa is another popular all-inclusive resort in Ocho Rios.
Cruises to Jamaica —
To many joyful beach experiences!
— Lisa Dworkin