What's Located Around Columbus Inn

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.

Nearby Beaches

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:

Beaches Near Columbus Inn
Beach Distance Direction Location
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.

Nearby Areas

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.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
St. Ann's Bay 1.8 SE
Roseau 2.7 SSE
Bamboo 5.0 SW
Salen 5.3 W
Saint Ann Parish 5.9 S
Sturge Town 6.5 WSW
Trafalgar 7.4 SSE
Runaway Bay 7.4 W
Philadelphia 7.5 SW
Epworth 7.6 SE

Nearby Attractions

Coyaba River Garden and Museum

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:

Attractions Near Columbus Inn
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Bob Marley's Mausoleum Historical Site 11.1 SSW 10.8 mi. South-Southwest of St. Ann's Bay
Addison Park Park 9.9 WSW Browns Town
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
Chukka Caribbean Adventure's Original Canopy Tour 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
Cove Theatre 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near Columbus Inn
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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