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      Ocho rios Jamaica resorts

      by Ytodea Online Now Nov 1, 2016 at 7:48 PM

      Going to jamaica in a week, from NovemberNovember 8th-14th. have a choice between staying at these 3 resorts:

      RIU Ocho Rios All Inclusive


      Jewel Dunn´s River Beach Resort & Spa


      Jamaica Inn

      Which would you recommend?
      Which would you recommend

      1 Answer Nov 2, 2016 at 9:20 AM
    • from kingston to dunn rivers fall

      by reuberube Online Now May 8, 2016 at 11:34 AM

      i'm at visiting for the first time and am at my aunts house in kingston. I don't have any transportation right now and wanted to go to dunn rivers fall. I'm at 12 cathreline drive, queen hill. How could I make it over there and what cost?

      2 Answers May 8, 2016 at 12:35 PM
    • safety when walking

      by Manonbertrand Online Now Feb 18, 2016 at 1:05 PM

      Is it safe to walk on the Main St. or even to Ruins at the Falls restaurant?

      1 Answer Feb 18, 2016 at 9:05 PM
    • Looking for a small place to stay in Ochi

      by Kayeanu28 Online Now Jun 10, 2014 at 1:58 PM

      Hello, we will be passing Ochi and will be staying 1 or 2 nights. We are looking for a place which is not all-in but local and on the beach, because we travel with kids. Not too far out of the center to get some groceries from the market.
      I read about Silver Sands but most of the places to rent are some big Villas..
      Any suggestions ?
      Thanks !

      3 Answers Aug 4, 2014 at 6:42 PM
    • Anyone been to Ocho Rios in September?

      by Johnsmith021 Online Now May 25, 2014 at 11:16 PM

      Slightly worried as have planned a trip to Sandals Grande Riviera for September the 25th until the 3rd of Oct and have heard that it might be raining the whole time. I am prepared for a little rain each day, but now I am worried that I wont even be able to get a tan?! Will I be able to sunbathe at all or is it likely to be overcast the whole time?

      2 Answers May 26, 2014 at 10:09 AM
    • Share Day trip to Martha Brae from Sandals/Ocho Rios?

      by DebKA Online Now May 8, 2014 at 2:02 PM

      We are looking for anyone who may wish to share a day trip to Martha Brae River with lunch stop at Scotchies,Too, and maybe some other interesting stops. We will be in Ocho Rios from May 17- May 24, staying at Sandals Grande Ocho Rios Resort.We have a taxi/tour arranged but we are looking to share with others to bring cost down even further. Cost of day trip will be quite a bit less than organized bus tours from Resort. Tentative date planned for May 20th or 21st. (Tuesday or Wednesday).

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      ocho rios craft market

      by ShawnL Online Now Feb 17, 2014 at 1:42 PM

      would it be safe to bring my 6 year old

      4 Answers Mar 3, 2014 at 1:40 PM
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      Mystik Mountain

      by ArenJo Online Now Feb 9, 2014 at 1:36 PM

      I am coming in on a cruise ship but want to spend more than 3 hours there that the tour ship offers. What would be the best way to do this? Do they always have tickets available for people that walk up? Also, I will be meeting up with friends that live in Jamaica. Do Jamaicans get a discount or is there a group discount?

      1 Answer Mar 3, 2014 at 1:43 PM
    • Best for nightlife??? Help..

      by honeyhughes Online Now Jan 19, 2014 at 3:08 AM

      Which is best for night life.. late night bars & clubs? Ochio Rios OR Negril?

      4 Answers Mar 3, 2014 at 2:01 PM
    • First Timers

      by BrianD86 Online Now Oct 22, 2013 at 11:41 AM

      My girlfriend and I are going to Ocho Rios in a couple days for 4 nights. We've in our late 20s, never been. Very into outdoor, adventure, etc..not into partying. What are some highly recommended things to do? I always see Dunns River falls come up , or blue hole. We are staying at Rooms ocho rios. Is renting a car recommended? Or what is the best way to get to these attractions? Any info would be appreciated!!

      5 Answers Oct 22, 2013 at 3:23 PM
    • transportation

      by poosports Online Now Jun 20, 2013 at 1:22 PM

      does couples tower isle has transportation services to and from airport in montego bay?

      2 Answers Jun 20, 2013 at 3:25 PM
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      things we should bring

      by 15traveller Online Now Apr 8, 2013 at 8:20 PM

      Hi There, we are going to Riu Ocho Rios for a wedding. Haven't read too many great reviews but it's a wedding. So, just to prepare myself, does anyone have any advice on what to bring.

      1 Answer Apr 23, 2013 at 8:41 AM
    • Is it safe to rent a car and drive from Kingston to Ocho Rios?

      by jvandrewsiii Online Now Mar 10, 2013 at 7:16 AM

      I have one day to go from Kingston to a meeing in St. Ann Bay west of Ocho Rios and get back to Kingston. I know the options are to (1) Rent a car and drive (2) take a JUTA (expendive), and (3) take the Knutsford bus and cab on either end. How good are the roads in between and how safe? Doable? It saves a bunch of $$ over the JUTA.

      2 Answers Oct 4, 2013 at 8:50 PM
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      by Ellenhodgdon Online Now Oct 29, 2012 at 1:38 AM

      It is Oct 29. I am flying from ft. lauderdale to kingston. Is the road open from kingston airport to sandals riviera beach. I will be arriving sunday, nov. 4. Sandals in ocho rios said resort will be open but i want to make sure the taxi can get to ocho rios from the kingston airport. thank you

      2 Answers Oct 29, 2012 at 12:47 PM
    • distances to shopping

      by simmons7455 Online Now Feb 23, 2012 at 11:56 AM

      how far is it from the riu hotel to the port of ocho rios. how much for the ride?

      2 Answers Mar 6, 2012 at 3:24 PM
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      What tour?

      by JocelynAguilar Online Now Jan 12, 2012 at 9:16 PM


      Im going to take a cruise in a couple of weeks and Im wondering which one is the best tour in Ocho Rìos.

      Have you done the Bob Marley tour? This is the one that I would like to have but I also heard that Dunn Falls are great, what can you recommend me?

      Do you know if it is better to buy the tour on board or is it better to buy it once we are there in town?

      Thank you!

      2 Answers Jan 13, 2012 at 9:56 AM
    • Sandals Grande Riviera or Jewel Dunn's River?

      by Reannon Online Now Mar 2, 2011 at 7:57 PM

      My boyfriend and I are going to Ocho Rios in July. I've been looking into both Jewel Dunn's River Resort and Sandals Grande Riviera. At first, I was completely decided on the Jewel, as they have magnificent reviews on EVERYTHING but am a little worried about their lack of nightlife. We're both in our mid 20's and will be looking for more of a party scene then a relaxing one, and Sandals seems the better choice for that. I've read post about taking a shuttle between does that work? if I pay all-inslusive at one resort i wont want to pay to drink somewhere else all the time you know? any advice or information much appreciated!

      1 Answer Mar 3, 2011 at 2:37 PM
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      One day viist to Ocho Rios

      by Helzie12 Online Now Jan 22, 2011 at 2:58 PM

      Visting for a day as a crusie stop over. I am looking for suggestions of what to do. I will be travelling as a family with two boys aged 9,10. Thanx

      9 Answers Mar 8, 2011 at 1:59 PM
    • Car Park

      by clemsey Online Now Mar 8, 2010 at 8:22 AM

      Are there parking spaces on the hotel grounds

      2 Answers Mar 8, 2010 at 11:53 AM
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      Royal Caribbean Jamaica

      by videolady12 Online Now Jan 18, 2010 at 6:15 PM

      We have been to the "tourist areas" and would like more information about the Blue Mountain Bicycle Tours or any other suggestions outside of the Diamond International Crowd Scene.

      2 Answers Jan 20, 2010 at 8:22 AM
    • Blue Mountain Bike Tour worth it?

      by keli1079 Online Now Aug 21, 2009 at 7:38 AM

      We are going to Sandals Ocho Rios in Sept. We were thinking of doing the Blue Mountain Bike Tour for a day to get away from the beach. Is this worth it - has anyone done this?

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      Sunset Jamaica Grande Resort & Spa Ocho Rios

      by sdflack Online Now May 14, 2009 at 10:00 AM

      Going to Ocho Rios in 2 weeks. I've been told that the South Tower on the 11 floor up have the best rooms. Can anyone confirm this?

      1 Answer May 27, 2009 at 11:01 AM
    • Sandles, Ocho Rios

      by catsandra Online Now Apr 24, 2009 at 4:59 PM

      Hi, Going in 7-09 and very confused over the locations of all the rooms. Don't want one with a private pool but the more reasonable are Rivera and Great House. Has anyone stayed at one of these. What location is better. Is it worth the extra500 to get a different room. The place is so big I have no idea if front by lobby , ocean or middle where the Great house is? Is it walking distance if yu take shuttle to the river resort and then go to the Dan Rivers from there? How is the food . Any informaton would be helpful.

      1 Answer Apr 24, 2009 at 5:09 PM
    • Safety and traveling Ocho Rios by moped/ scooter/ motorcycle.

      by Smuchy Online Now Feb 9, 2009 at 10:42 AM

      I am going to Sandals in Ocho rios in april.

      I want to see it all.

      I am going to rent a motorcycle or double seater scooter in Rios(for my girl and I).

      My buddy was in Montego bay in like 2004 ...he said crime was high...guys were walking around w/ cops..most roads are unpaved, etc.

      I researched ...I saw nothing about high violent crime.

      I told him I wanted to rent a Scooter and go see dunn's falls ourselves and Bob Marleys grave, and the mountains and downhill trails and ocean roads.

      He told me not too...too dangerous>

      What should I beleve. I will take some guided tours...but want to see it all by motor bike. I am a great rider.

      Thank you.

      8 Answers Feb 23, 2009 at 4:15 AM
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      Sandals Grande Ocho Rios Beach and Villa Golf Resort

      by YVRDave Online Now Jan 6, 2009 at 8:16 PM

      Hey all,
      Checking in Thursday Jan 8th-Jan 13th. Anyone else there?

      2 Answers Apr 24, 2009 at 4:56 PM
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      Weddings at Riu Ocho Rios

      by Heavens-Mirror Online Now Nov 20, 2008 at 3:44 PM

      Hi everyone
      i really like the look of Riu ocho rios. Anyone got married there or seen any weddings who can give me some information?
      Ive looked online for photos etc but had no luck. Would love to know how you got on.
      Kind regards,
      Stacey x

    • Accomadation, eating costs

      by cliffy02 Online Now Oct 18, 2008 at 5:29 AM


      I am planning to spends a few days in Ocho Rios and I am am on a budget. I am looking to stay at Sandcastles as it seems reasonable priced, The Grand which is all inclusive is about £50 more. Is there enough locations to find places to eat and what sort of prices are they?

      I am not a heavy drinker and except the added luxury wondering if the extra £50 would be worth it for me.


      1 Answer Oct 18, 2008 at 12:22 PM
    • Rooms on the Beach and Sunset Grande

      by lsaunder Online Now Aug 7, 2008 at 7:15 PM

      I see there have been several inquires about these 2 properties but still no answer. Can someone please let me know about them both as we are traveling and would like to stay at one of these hotels.

      Thank you

      1 Answer Oct 15, 2008 at 4:15 PM
    • Reggae in Ocho Rios

      by zuelkemw Online Now Mar 4, 2008 at 4:31 PM

      I will be traveling to Ocho Rios in April. My wife and I would like to see some reggae concerts. Where can I find a list of artists that will be playing at this time in and around the Ocho Rios area?

      5 Answers Apr 28, 2009 at 1:13 PM
    • I need resort advice! engagement w/ girl! help

      by sandcastle15 Online Now Feb 25, 2008 at 9:07 AM

      Hello friends

      First time poster.

      I have been doing lots of research in Ocho Rios and the surrounding areas. I narrowed it down to the sunset grande but after reading reviews, am slightly resistant.

      I plan to travel there dec 29-jan 2 and want to ask my girl to marry me.

      Is this a good place to do so? Can they give me a private dinner on the beach or some other special accomodation?

      Also applevacations looks to be the best booking site, any advice on this/

      thank you in advance

      3 Answers May 31, 2008 at 4:35 PM