The delightful beaches in Jamaica are touted by locals as some of the most anticipated tourist sites that the island has to offer.
Therefore, most guests are delighted that this property is located right on the water and sand, so you won't need to travel far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area. Every year, crowds of guests come to this popular part of Jamaica, making for a fun setting for water activities and being social; however, this means it can get a little too crowded for some visitors' tastes.
Needless to say, since Castles by the Sea is located on Port Maria North, laying out in the sun is a popular pastime here. Along Jamaica's north coast is Port Maria North, a relatively small beach compared to its sister Port Maria. Still, it serves as a nice, quiet locale to enjoy a day on the shore.
The most obvious one to visit is Port Maria Beach. This developed area boasts a busy beach just perfect for a long, engaging stroll. There's so much to see and do right around this beach, including people watching, beach combing or wading and swimming in the warm waters. Even when bringing the little ones, you can spend hours at Port Maria Beach, since there are restrooms available.
Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your villa complex can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Castles by the Sea is found on the northern edge of Galina, a village in Saint Mary Parish; it is to the east of Ocho Rios.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Castles by the Sea:
|Saint Mary Parish||6.3||S|
Even though there are just a few attractions close to the villa complex, you are located near sites like Mahoe Falls, which is one of the closest.
This and other nearby options are displayed below.
|Mahoe Falls||Waterfall||--||--||2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios|
|Turtle River Falls and Gardens||Botanical Garden||13.9||W||1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls||Botanical Garden||14.1||W||2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Garden Falls||Waterfall||13.9||W||Ocho Rios|
|Milford Falls||Waterfall||--||--||Ocho Rios|
|Movie Theater||13.9||W||Downtown Ocho Rios|
|Brimmer Hall Estate||Historical Site||5.3||S||13.6 mi. East-Southeast of Ocho Rios|
|Firefly||Museum||1.4||S||12.1 mi. East of Ocho Rios|
If you're looking for an enjoyable experience, Mahoe Falls might be the right choice for you. This is a perfect waterfall for swimming, and it gives you choices; Mahoe Falls has several pools, all at different heights and each unique.
Finding info about nearby lodging possibilities is often a good means of getting a better feel for the area. Though you might only find a few other places to stay in this part of Jamaica, its quiet surroundings are what make it an ideal option for those looking to find a peaceful vacation destination. Nevertheless, you will still be able to find additional accommodation options by traveling out a little bit farther. Learn more about the surrounding area's lodging possibilities by checking the table below.
|Casa Maria Hotel||1.8||S||12.4 mi. East of Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|GoldenEye||3.1||W||9.0 mi. East of Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Golden Seas Beach Resort||--||--||8.5 mi. East of Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club||5.3||W||RioNuoya, Jamaica|
|Robin's Bay Village and Beach Resort||8.9||SE||19.1 mi. East-Southeast of Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Couples Tower Isle||9.2||W||3.0 mi. East of Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Sea Palms||--||--||2.9 mi. East of Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|The Blue House||10.9||W||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Couples Sans Souci||11.2||W||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge||11.4||W||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
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