What's Located Around GoldenEye

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Many times, finding accommodations close to the beach can add a little something extra to your vacation.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that GoldenEye is situated right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go out of the way to see what makes the area so special. The ability to relax in an area without hoards of tourists in the area is something to be valued. This beach offers a low-key and uncrowded environment because it is hidden away from the more populated parts of Jamaica.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since GoldenEye was built directly on James Bond Beach, laying out in the sun is popular with guests staying at this property. Ian Flemming, author of the James Bond novels, spent a lot of his time in Jamaica on this beach, which is now named after 007. Today, visitors can visit the shores that served as inspiration for Flemming and spend their days swimming, sun bathing, and participating in a variety of water sports. For guests who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near GoldenEye
Beach Distance Direction Location
RioNuoya Beach 2.1 W RioNuoya
Port Maria North 4.0 SE 12.6 mi. East of Ocho Rios
Rio Nuevo Battle Site 4.4 W 4.6 mi. East of Ocho Rios
Port Maria Beach 4.7 SE Port Maria

RioNuoya Beach is the closest to GoldenEye. Between Beaches Boscobel Resort and Golf Club and Seclusions Beach Resort is the tropical beauty known as RioNuoya Beach. Because it is set between two popular hotel properties, you can be sure that guests fill the beach on a daily basis, but many believe that the beach is worth braving the crowds. You can have a truly relaxing time at RioNuoya Beach since the amenities available include bathrooms and showers.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who want to know a little bit more about what else is in the area might want to find out how far—or near—the nearest town or city is from their location. GoldenEye is found 1.6 miles east-northeast of Boscobel, a village in Saint Mary Parish; it is nine miles (14 and a half kilometers) to the east of Ocho Rios.

The areas found closest to GoldenEye are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Oracabessa 0.5 S
Boscobel 1.6 WSW
RioNuoya 2.4 W
Galina 3.3 E
Nuevo Rio 3.5 W
Union Hill 4.4 SW
Tryall 4.5 SSE
Port Maria 4.7 SE
Trinity 4.9 SE
Retreat 4.9 WSW

Nearby Attractions

Turtle River Falls and Gardens

Though there are not many attractions within a close distance of the resort, you are located near sites like Annandale Great House, which is one of the closest ones.

This and other nearby options are displayed below.

Attractions Near GoldenEye
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Annandale Great House Historical Site -- -- Epworth
Mahoe Falls Waterfall 10.8 W 2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios
Turtle River Falls and Gardens Botanical Garden 10.8 W 1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls Botanical Garden 11.0 W 2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Falls Waterfall 12.3 W 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Park Park 12.3 W 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Garden Falls Waterfall 10.8 W Ocho Rios
Milford Falls Waterfall -- -- Ocho Rios
Cove Theatre Movie Theater 10.8 W Downtown Ocho Rios
Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios Zoo 12.1 W 3.1 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Brimmer Hall Estate Historical Site 6.3 SE 13.6 mi. East-Southeast of Ocho Rios
Firefly Museum 3.3 ESE 12.1 mi. East of Ocho Rios
Galina Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.5 E Galina
Tacky Falls Waterfall 7.8 SE 15.8 mi. East of Ocho Rios

If you're searching for a chance to see something a little different, Annandale Great House might be a good choice. The old Annandale Great House was originally built in 1760, and since than has served as a home for many wealthy locals. While today it is mainly known as an accommodation, viewing the property from your car while passing by can be a nice and short side-trip.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're choosing a place to stay, it's often worthwhile to learn about nearby lodging options in order to get a feel for the surrounding area. This section of Jamaica offers guests quite a few other resorts and hotels to pick from, giving readers lots to think about prior to reaching a decision. The table below contains all of the hotel booking options that are available nearby.

Accommodations near GoldenEye
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Golden Seas Beach Resort 0.8 SW 8.5 mi. East of Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Golden Cove Villas 1.2 WSW Boscobel, Jamaica
Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club 2.2 W RioNuoya, Jamaica
Castles by the Sea 3.1 E Galina, Jamaica
Blue Harbour Guest House and Villas 3.6 ESE 12.5 mi. East of Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Casa Maria Hotel 3.7 ESE 12.4 mi. East of Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Couples Tower Isle 6.1 W 3.0 mi. East of Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Sea Palms -- -- 2.9 mi. East of Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Chrisanns Beach Resort 6.4 W 2.8 mi. East-Northeast of Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Sea Palms 6.6 W 2.7 mi. East-Northeast of Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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