What's Near Castles by the Sea

The active and pretty beaches in Jamaica are boasted as some of the most anticipated tourist sites on the island.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that Castles by the Sea is situated directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go very far to have an amazing view of the water. Several guests every year come to this popular part of Jamaica, setting up a fun setting for water activities and being social; keep in mind, though, it is known to get overly-crowded during the busy season.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Castles by the Sea is located right on Port Maria North, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying 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 the one that's nearest to 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. Stay comfortable at here all day if you choose, since you'll find public bathrooms on-site.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your villa complex can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Castles by the Sea is located in the northern part of Galina, a village in Saint Mary Parish; it's 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

Turtle River Falls and Gardens

Though there aren't dozens of attractions located near the villa complex, you can still experience attractions like Mahoe Falls, which is one of the closest ones.

View the table below to learn more about what attractions are nearby:

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 on the lookout for an interesting place to visit, Mahoe Falls might be a good choice. 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

Getting details about nearby lodging possibilities is often a great means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. While you might only find a few other hotel and resort options in this part of Jamaica, the quiet surroundings here are what make it an ideal option for guests looking for a peaceful retreat. On the other hand, vacationers will still be able to encounter additional accommodation options by heading a little bit farther out. If you'd like to get more information about the hotel booking options available close-by, consult 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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