Ocho Rios, Port Antonio & the North Coast attractions

Top Choice Historic Site in St Ann’s Bay

Seville Great House

This historical park overlooking the sea, less than 1km west of present-day St Ann’s, marks the site of the first Spanish capital on the island – Sevilla la Nueva – and one of the first Spanish settlements in the Ne…
Top Choice Waterfall in Manchioneal

Reach Falls

Even in a country that abounds in waterfalls, Reach Falls stands out as one of the most beautiful places in Jamaica. The white rushing cascades are surrounded by a bowl of virgin rainforest; the water tumbles over l…
Top Choice Waterfall in Ocho Rios

Irie Blue Hole

High on the White River, the heavenly Irie Blue Hole is a vision of what Dunn's River Falls was 20 years ago, and an undisputed highlight of the north coast. You make your way up a series of magical falls and blue p…
Top Choice Lagoon in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Blue Lagoon

The waters that launched Brooke Shields’ movie career are by any measure one of the most beautiful spots in Jamaica. The 55m-deep ‘Blue Hole’ (as it is known locally) opens to the sea through a narrow funnel, but is…
Top Choice Historic Building in Galina Point & Little Bay

Firefly

Set amid wide lawns high atop a hill 5km east of Oracabessa and 5km west of Port Maria, Firefly was the home of Sir Noël Coward, the English playwright, songwriter, actor and wit, who was preceded at this site by th…
Top Choice Beach in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Winnifred Beach

Perched on a cliff 13km east of Port Antonio is the little hamlet of Fairy Hill and a rugged dirt track. Follow that road steeply downhill and you’ll reach Winnifred Beach, yet another totally gorgeous beach that pu…
Waterfall in Ocho Rios

Dunn’s River Falls

These famous falls, 3km west of town, are Jamaica’s top-grossing tourist attraction. Great throngs of people can sometimes make it seem more like a theme park than a natural wonder, but this doesn’t make the climb u…
Ruins in Port Antonio

Folly

This rather appropriately named two-story, 60-room mansion on the peninsula east of East Harbour was built entirely of concrete in pseudo-Grecian style in 1903 by Olivia Tiffany Mitchell, heiress to the Tiffany fort…
Waterfall in Robin's Bay

Kwaaman & Tacky Waterfalls

Kwaaman and Tacky Falls are so pristine and isolated that, if you stumbled across them wandering up the coast from Robin’s Bay, you might be tempted to claim them as your own. Kwaaman Waterfall is a 32m cascade that…
Plantation in Oracabessa

Sun Valley Plantation

This working plantation and botanical farm is at Crescent on the B13, some 5km south of Oracabessa. Owners Lorna and Nolly Binns offer enjoyable garden tours in a plantation setting, which teach visitors about banan…