What's Near Castles by the Sea

Quite a few travelers have decided to take a trip to Jamaica knowing that they'll get to see the breath-taking beaches that the island is known for. Fortunately, this property is located right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go very far to have an amazing view of the water. This beach is a busy attraction, the perfect choice for visitors that want to be surrounded by other beach-lovers.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Castles by the Sea is located right on Port Maria North, hanging out at the beach 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.

Port Maria Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near these accommodations. 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.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who want to know a little bit more about what's nearby might like to know how far away the adjacent town or city is from their location. Castles by the Sea is situated in Galina, a village in Saint Mary Parish; it is to the east of Ocho Rios.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Castles by the Sea:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Oracabessa 3.1 W
Port Maria 3.1 S
Trinity 3.9 S
Tryall 4.2 S
Boscobel 4.6 W
Quebec 4.9 S
Sandside 5.1 S
RioNuoya 5.5 W
Llanrumney 6.2 S
Saint Mary Parish 6.3 S

Nearby Attractions

Coyaba River Garden and Museum

Though there aren't dozens of attractions within close proximity to the villa complex, you can still visit the nearby Mahoe Falls, which is one of the closest.

More details about nearby attractions are in the following table:

Attractions Near Castles by the Sea
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Mahoe Falls Waterfall -- -- 2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios
Coyaba River Garden and Museum Museum 13.9 W 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
Cove Theatre 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
Galina Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.4 ESE Galina

If you're on the lookout for a chance to see something a little different, Mahoe Falls may be just what you're looking for. This is a perfect waterfall for swimming, and it gives you choices; Mahoe Falls has several pools, all at different heights and each unique.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing where to book your stay, it is often smart to learn more about nearby accommodations as a way to get a feel for the surrounding area. Though you might only find a few other resort and hotel options in this part of Jamaica, its tranquil surroundings are what make it an excellent option for those hoping to enjoy a secluded vacation destination. Nevertheless, you will still be able to find more accommodation options by heading out a few more miles. The table that follows contains all the hotel booking options you'll find nearby.

Accommodations near Castles by the Sea
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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