RioNuoya Beach

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.

Located on the eastern outskirts of RioNuoya, 2.2 miles west of Oracabessa, RioNuoya Beach is on the North East coast of Jamaica. You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Though there are a lot of choices to be made on vacation, choosing a beach that suits your family could be one of the most important. Before you arrive, consider some of Jamaica's most interesting options, like RioNuoya Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The grounds of RioNuyoa are flat and covered in a soft white sand. The back is lined by lush green trees, umbrellas speckle the shore, and the waters that roll in are a beautiful turquoise, and quite calm.

There is also a restaurant on-location, which many RioNuoya Beach visitors find convenient and satisfying. There all types of dining experiences that vacationers can enjoy in Jamaica, but eating at the beach can be a particularly memorable one. With this in mind, you might ask your hotel if they offer to pack picnic lunches for their guests. Or, you could find just what you need from cafes and street vendors en route to the beach.

You will be able to use a public restroom at RioNuoya Beach. Fortunately, showers are provided, so you can clean off the sand before hitting more attractions. You will also have access to umbrellas and chairs here, so visitors hoping for a break from the hot sun will not go leave unhappy. Happily, the off-shore waters are of good snorkeling quality, so bring along some gear if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

What's Nearby


RioNuoya Beach is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the North East coast of Jamaica. It's located near Harmony Hall, which is one of the attractions in the vicinity.

If you want more information on the history of Jamaica, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Firefly, which is only a short taxi ride away.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near RioNuoya Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Harmony Hall Art Gallery 3.4 W Jamaica
Firefly Museum 5.2 E Jamaica
Galina Lighthouse Lighthouse 5.6 E Jamaica
Sandals Golf and Country Club Golf Course 5.8 W Jamaica
Clonmel Potters Gallery Art Gallery 6.6 S Jamaica

Cities and Towns

RioNuoya Beach is very close to Ocho Rios, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Nearby, you'll find the city of Ocho Rios, which is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the coast, Ocho Rios is about seven miles (11 kilometers) away.


How many other people you encounter at RioNuoya Beach will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may meet visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Since the beach is located in a relatively popular vacation area, it typically isn't a great challenge to find the kind of hotel you're looking for close-by. If you're wanting to find a place that's on or near the ocean, the following table shows the closest accommodations to RioNuoya Beach.

Accommodations near RioNuoya Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club 0.1 mi. SW Resort
Golden Seas Beach Resort 1.6 mi. E Resort
Goldeneye 2.1 mi. E Resort
Couples Tower Isle 4.1 mi. W Resort
Sea Palms -- -- B & B
Casa Maria Hotel 5.5 mi. E Hotel
The Blue House 5.7 mi. W B & B
Couples Sans Souci 6.0 mi. W Resort
Executive Shaw Park Guest House 6.3 mi. W Hotel
Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge 6.3 mi. W Lodge


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you enjoy a meal at a local restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, without having to stray too far. One of the nearest restaurants is Bizot Bar. This restaurant has a menu featuring Jamaican food. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a short distance away.

A few nearby dining options are listed below.

Restaurants near RioNuoya Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bizot Bar (876) 975-3354 Jamaican Informal 2.3 mi. E
The Gazebo (876) 975-3354 International Fine Dining 2.3 mi. E
Glenn's Restaurant (876) 975-4360 -- -- -- --
Tower Jerk Center & Bar (876) 975-4644 Jamaican -- 3.5 mi. W
Toscanini Italian Restaurant & Bar (876) 975-4785 Italian Informal 4.5 mi. W
Lobster Shack (876) 975-5106 Caribbean Very Casual 4.9 mi. W

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides RioNuoya Beach.

If the exciting vibe at RioNuoya Beach is what you're looking for, think about checking out Steer Town Beach, another location where you'll find fun and action. It is located 11 and a half miles to the west. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, James Bond Beach may be a good choice. It is located just a little ways away.

Travelers may also want to consider Rio Nuevo Battle Site, located within a short distance.

Jamaica offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and RioNuoya Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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