Attractions

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…
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 can seem more like a theme park than a natural wonder, but this doesn’t make the cli…
Gardens in Ocho Rios

Shaw Park Gardens

This is a tropical fantasia of ferns and bromeliads, palms and exotic shrubs, spread out over 11 hectares centered on an old great house (once a hotel). Trails and wooden steps lead past waterfalls that tumble in te…
Beach in Ocho Rios

Mahogany Beach

The small and charming Mahogany Beach is particularly popular with locals; it comes to life on weekends with loud music, smells of jerk cooking and impromptu football matches. There is plenty of parking plus showers…
Gardens in Ocho Rios

Konoko Falls & Botanic Garden

This beautiful botanic garden has walkways and trails leading past pools and streams, and feeders buzzing with hummingbirds – a lovely quiet escape from the cruise-ship buzz of town. The small museum traces Jamaica’…
Beach in Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios Beach

The main beach of Ocho Rios, popular with tourists, is the long fenced-off crescent known variously as Turtle Beach and Ocho Rios Bay, stretching east from the Turtle Towers condominiums to the Renaissance Jamaica G…
Beach in Ocho Rios

Fishermen’s Beach

Immediately west of Island Village Beach is the tiny public Fishermen’s Beach, with colorful fishing boats and several eateries serving fresh fish and more. The area was closed for redevelopment when we visited – we…
Monument in Ocho Rios

Bob Marley Statue

In 1981 the Jamaican government commissioned expressionist sculptor Christopher Gonzáles to create a memorial to Bob Marley for Kingston's Celebrity Park. The result was a visually arresting 2.7m half-man, half-tree…
Beach in Ocho Rios

Island Village Beach

The compact Island Village Beach, located at the west end of Main St, is a peaceful, smaller beach with lockers, towels, beach chairs and umbrellas for hire. Also on offer is a complete range of water sports.
Landmark in Ocho Rios

Clock Tower

The center of Ocho Rios is marked by this old clock tower near the market and transportation center. The streets around here are lively at any time of day or night.