Things to See and Do While Staying at Riu Ocho Rios

Jamaica offers guests no shortage of interesting outdoor pursuits, particularly for visitors staying at a waterfront property like this one. Riu Ocho Rios is a perfect property for visitors who want to see it all and give new activities a try.

Riu Ocho Rios has 2 pools, so don't worry about having to fight for enough space to accommodate your family. One of the bonuses is that this property is located right next to the sea, meaning that there will be a few different ways to play in the water during your stay. Plus, when it isn't too hot outside, the whirlpool here can feel particularly soothing.

You won't have to abandon your fitness routine while vacationing at Riu Ocho Rios; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


Although Riu Ocho Rios does not have a golf course, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. There are a couple of courses within ten and a half miles of Riu Ocho Rios. Their names are Runaway Bay Golf Course and Sandals Golf and Country Club. The most proximate of these choices is Sandals Golf and Country Club. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. It's a total of 6311 yards long, and is a par 71. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, the course can be contacted at (876) 975-0119.


During a visit to Jamaica is the ideal time to enjoy a new recreational experience. The property offers several options, so you are sure to find an aquatic activity to enjoy, even if you're a novice. This list provides the watersports that are offered by Riu Ocho Rios:

Accommodations Map
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Watercraft
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

If traveling with youngsters, you should definitely consider staying here at Riu Ocho Rios, because it has your choice of several family-focused amenities.

The playground is one amenity that will keep both kids and their parents happy during their stay. It's one of the safest places for children to release some energy while grown-ups take a breather on the sidelines. This site also has an organized program for kids, which will keep youngsters busy and entertained.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Vacationers looking for spectacular nighttime entertainment will likely be disappointed; Riu Ocho Rios doesn't provide live entertainment.

You might not even notice the lack of live entertainment here, since there are several bars here, so you can choose where to enjoy your favorite cocktails.

As luck would have it, this property has its own casino, which is a great place to meet before dinner, or hang out all night. Also located nearby is another casino location worth visiting, the Treasure Hunt Ocho Rios.


Guests should think about staying here if they crave deep relaxation, since this destination features an on-site spa. The list below shows some of the services that are available:

  • Facials and Mudwraps
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


The beauty salon makes it simple to get all dolled up for a romantic dinner or special occasion.

Even though you'll find a lot of activities right on-location, guests itching to explore will encounter a decent number of exciting recreational possibilities in Jamaica. Whether you would rather hang out on the beach or enjoy a round on the golf course, you will encounter plenty of other chances for recreation in your immediate surroundings. Investigate these pages for information concerning sightseeing, shopping, diving, fishing, riding a bicycle or scooter, snorkeling, and other activities.


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