Caribbean Tourism

Ocho Rios

On a bay sheltered by reefs and surrounded by coconut groves, sugar cane and fruit plantations, is Ocho Rios. The town has become very popular, with many cruise ships making a stop here. It is 64 miles east of Montego Bay and claims some of the best beaches on the island. The beach in town is safe and well-organized with facilities, 200 yds from Main Street where most of the shops and vehicle hire companies can be found.


Shaw Park Gardens are an easy walk from the town centre, being up the hill on the edge of town. Nice gardens, recommended. 0800-1700 daily, US$4, T9748888


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