What's Near Castles by the Sea

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.

Nearby Beaches

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.

Nearby Areas

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:

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

Turtle River Falls and Gardens

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.

Attractions Near Castles by the Sea
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
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
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 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

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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