The Ocho Rios River is Jamaica’s new all-inclusive resort, making it a great choice for all-inclusive vacation packages in Jamaica if you’re the type of traveler who enjoys modern amenities, fresh architecture and landscaping. The Ocho Rios is an impressive hotel with 846 rooms, where guests can expect a lively atmosphere for their holiday.
Jamaica All Inclusive Resort
The Ocho Rios River is located on a magnificent strip of Jamaican beach in an area famous for beautiful rainforests and waterfalls. The white sands line the hotel and the sea and lush Jamaican vegetation accentuate the paradise landscape of the resort. 371 of the Ocho Rios suites are labeled “Exclusive Deluxe Rooms” and offer in-room hot tubs or jacuzzis.
Weddings in Jamaica
River Hotels describes the Eight Rivers as a perfect hotel for weddings or honeymoon trips, due to the great conference facilities, good dining options and stunning sea views.
Things to do in Rio Ocho Rios
For nature lovers or tourists trying to enjoy a bit of tropical scenery while relaxing, Ocho Rios offers several amazing natural attractions less than 5 miles from the site.
Cala Chukka: This beautiful and stable farm offers horseback riding for beginners and experts. They also offer extraordinary mountain bikes through the beautiful hills of Jamaica, leading to the white sand beach and a submarine.
Cranbrook flower forest: This is an enormously beautiful park, ideal for picnics or a cool walk along the great Laughlands River, which rises to a magnificent waterfall point.
Dolphin Cove: This natural dolphin cove allows tourists to swim with dolphins and other aquatic creatures, while exotic birds and lizards are found in the rainforests surrounding the waters.
Dunn’s River and Falls: A must-see, this network of waterfalls can be climbed with a guided tour. Get ready to get wet!
Water sports in Rio Ocho Rios
There are plenty of fresh water activities available near the hotel grounds. Some of the popular diving dives include the Wreck of Katryn, a 50-foot dive to the 150-foot minesweeper, and Jack’s Haul, a 40-foot dive with a variety of coral reefs. There are several fishing and sailing options on the resort grounds.
Nightlife in Riu Ocho Rios
Most of the nightly parties are held on the royal grounds, but there is also a beautiful stretch of James Street known as the Reggae Strip. The strip offers plenty of great eclectic restaurants and clubs, including the ever-popular “Jamaic’n Me Crazy” nightclub.
Eating on the Ocho Rios River
A total of 13 bars and restaurants are extended to the grounds to suit the tastes of travelers throughout the day. From a Rastafarian swimsuit bar to a Sir Richard’s à la carte gourmet restaurant, guests can enjoy delicious delicacies and world cuisine. There are several stylish dining options, but a sports bar, a Reggae pool bar and an outdoor beach restaurant also offer guests a casual dining atmosphere.