Destination guide

The captivating area of Ocho Rios awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Ocho Rios. Travellers especially like the waterfalls, riverfront and beaches in this relaxing and romantic city. Dunn's River Falls and Turtle Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ocho Rios

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Ocho Rios a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dolphin Cove (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Mystic Mountain (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Prospect Plantation (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Ocho Rios

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the waterfalls and other natural features in Ocho Rios

Travellers love Ocho Rios for its stunning river views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ocho Rios is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dunn's River Falls (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Turtle Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Green Grotto Caves (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Turtle River Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Mahogany Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Columbus Foot Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ocho Rios

Fly into Montego Bay (MBJ-Sir Donald Sangster Intl.), the closest airport, located 53.7 mi (86.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Ocho Rios?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 616 holiday rentals near Ocho Rios. From 186 Villas to 160 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ocho Rios for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ocho Rios?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ocho Rios:

  • River Oaks: 27 holiday homes
  • New Buckfield: 222 holiday homes
  • Crystal Cove: 65 holiday homes
  • Mammee Bay Estates: 97 holiday homes
  • Caribbean Park: 24 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ocho Rios?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ocho Rios. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Laughing Waters: 660 holiday rentals
  • Harmony Hall Art Gallery: 711 holiday rentals
  • White River Reggae Park: 720 holiday rentals
  • Island Village: 722 holiday rentals
  • Shaw Park Gardens: 711 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ocho Rios listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Ocho Rios?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 186 Villas in Ocho Rios. Our other popular types of Ocho Rios holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 160 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 189 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 20 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ocho Rios?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 399 holiday homes with pool available in Ocho Rios. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.