Quite a few travelers plan to spend their vacations in Jamaica just for the beautiful beaches that the island is famous for. If you or your group are big beach fans, Columbus Inn is the right spot for you. This lodging is situated right on the water, so guests can spend all day every day soaking up the sun if they so desire.
Needless to say, since Columbus Inn sits directly on Priory Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. A nice beach with easy public access and a very friendly vibe on Jamaica's northern coast. For vacationers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to learn more:
|St. Ann's Bay||2.4||E||1.0 mi. East-Northeast of St. Ann's Bay|
|Little Laughlands Bay||2.8||WNW||4.6 mi. West-Northwest of St. Ann's Bay|
|Steer Town Beach||5.0||ESE||3.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay|
The most convenient option is St. Ann's Bay. The best feature about this beach is that its on a small cove and the cape here spouts beautiful splashing waves. Close to amenities but not dominated by urban sprawl, the proximity to the town makes this beach feel like a special escape.
Visitors who'd like some more information about what is close by might want to know how many miles the closest city or town is from the property. Columbus Inn is located in Priory, a town in Saint Ann Parish; it's a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the northwest of St. Ann's Bay.
The areas found closest to Columbus Inn are listed below.
|St. Ann's Bay||1.8||SE|
|Saint Ann Parish||5.9||S|
This location is certain to provide plenty of active pursuits for everyone, from the most laid back to the most active visitor. While this area may not boast many attractions located near the hotel, you can still visit the nearby Bob Marley's Mausoleum, which is one of the closest to the accommodation.
To see more info about this or other nearby attractions, check out the table below:
|Bob Marley's Mausoleum||Historical Site||11.1||SSW||10.8 mi. South-Southwest of St. Ann's Bay|
|Annandale Great House||Historical Site||--||--||Epworth|
|Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail||Botanical Garden||2.5||WSW||3.8 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay|
|Mahoe Falls||Waterfall||8.5||ESE||2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios|
|Coyaba River Garden and Museum||Museum||8.5||ESE||2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios|
|Zip Line Site||2.9||W||4.4 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay|
|Turtle River Falls and Gardens||Botanical Garden||8.2||ESE||1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls||Botanical Garden||8.1||ESE||2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios|
|Dunn's River Falls||Waterfall||6.4||ESE||3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Dunn's River Park||Park||6.4||ESE||3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Garden Falls||Waterfall||8.1||ESE||Ocho Rios|
|Milford Falls||Waterfall||--||--||Ocho Rios|
|Movie Theater||8.1||ESE||Downtown Ocho Rios|
|Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios||Zoo||6.6||ESE||3.1 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Seven Oaks Sanctuary For Wildlife||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||7.5||W||Runaway Bay|
|Green Grotto Caves||Cave||9.9||W||2.5 mi. West of Runaway Bay|
If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Bob Marley's Mausoleum is an alternative worth considering. The Bob Marley Mausoleum is located on the same property as the house where Jamaican icon Bob Marley grew up. He is laid to rest within the mausoleum, where guests are welcome to walk through and feel the presence of a man so loved for his unique style and influence on the music scene.
Getting info about nearby booking possibilities is oftentimes an easy means of getting a feel for the area as whole. Although there are only a few additional hotel and resort options in this part of Jamaica, the quiet surroundings here ensure that it's a nice option for guests looking for a peaceful vacation destination. Nevertheless, you will still be able to locate additional accommodations by traveling a bit farther out. The following table shows all the lodging options available in the surrounding area.
|Seacrest Beach Hotel||0.1||S||Priory, Jamaica|
|Ocean Front Resort||3.6||E||2.1 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica|
|Riu Ocho Rios||4.0||ESE||2.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica|
|Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort & Spa||4.2||ESE||2.5 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica|
|Royal Decameron Club Caribbean||5.4||W||Salen, Jamaica|
|Tamarind Tree Resort Hotel||6.1||W||1.4 mi. East of Runaway Bay, Jamaica|
|Runaway Bay Heart Hotel||6.3||W||Runaway Bay, Jamaica|
|The Cardiff Hotel and Spa||6.7||W||Runaway Bay, Jamaica|
|Runaway Bay H.E.A.R.T. Hotel||6.7||W||Runaway Bay, Jamaica|
|Villa Sonaté||6.7||W||Runaway Bay, Jamaica|
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