Some of the most anticipated places to visit in all of Jamaica are their beautiful beaches. Here, you shouldn't be too far from multiple options.
All of the beaches adorning the coast of Jamaica have their own distinct features; even differences between their amenities can affect whether you'll have an active outing, or just a few hours of seclusion in the sun. The following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to learn more:
|0.2||ENE||Downtown Ocho Rios|
|Turtle Beach||0.4||E||Downtown Ocho Rios|
|Grande Beach||0.7||NE||Ocho Rios|
|Mallards Beach||1.2||ENE||Ocho Rios|
|Dunn's River Beach||1.9||WNW||3.7 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Beach||2.8||E||Ocho Rios|
|Steer Town Beach||2.9||WNW||3.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay|
|White River Bay||3.0||E||Ocho Rios|
|Tower Isle West Beach||4.3||E||2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Ocho Rios|
is probably the most convenient option to visit near the villa complex. Since this beach is located a few hundred yards to the east-northeast of this villa complex, your group won't have to go far to enjoy a beautiful shoreline. Even when bringing the little ones, you can spend hours at Fisherman's Beach, since there are bathrooms available on-site.
If you're searching for a more secluded spot of sand, Steer Town Beach might be worth a visit. This beach has soft white sand with a few patches of famous Caribbean pink sand. Trees line the back side of the beach, but nothing sits on the sand or shore itself. It's located three miles west-northwest of the villa complex.
Visiting areas that are close to your villa complex can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Columbus Heights Condominiums is found in the vicinity of Ocho Rios, in Jamaica; it's 1.9 miles to the west of Ocho Rios.
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Columbus Heights Condominiums.
|downtown Ocho Rios||0.5||ENE|
|St. Ann's Bay||6.1||WNW|
Columbus Heights Condominiums makes for a wonderful lodging option for active visitors. There are many fun activities to be enjoyed when searching from this lodging. You will find that this section of Ocho Rios has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is .,
These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed in the table below.
|Movie Theater||0.2||E||Downtown Ocho Rios|
|Milford Falls||Waterfall||--||--||Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Garden Falls||Waterfall||0.3||SE||Ocho Rios|
|Turtle River Falls and Gardens||Botanical Garden||0.5||S||1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls||Botanical Garden||0.4||S||2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios|
|Mahoe Falls||Waterfall||1.0||S||2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios|
|Coyaba River Garden and Museum||Museum||1.0||S||2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios|
|Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios||Zoo||1.3||NW||3.1 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Dunn's River Falls||Waterfall||1.5||WNW||3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Dunn's River Park||Park||1.5||WNW||3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Annandale Great House||Historical Site||--||--||Epworth|
|Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail||Botanical Garden||9.8||W||3.8 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay|
|Zip Line Site||10.5||W||4.4 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay|
|Firefly||Museum||14.0||E||12.1 mi. East of Ocho Rios|
|Bob Marley's Mausoleum||Historical Site||13.2||SW||10.8 mi. South-Southwest of St. Ann's Bay|
If you're searching for a chance to see something a little different, Milford Falls is an option worth considering. This lesser known and smaller waterfall is located not far from Shaw Gardens. It is a good place to escape the crowds while getting a little wet.
Getting information about nearby accommodation options is oftentimes a convenient way to get a better feel for the area. You'll be able to find plenty of additional destinations to look at before coming to a decision, as this portion of Jamaica houses an excellent selection of hotel and resort options. The table that follows shows all of the lodging options that are available in the vicinity.
|Fisherman's Point||0.3||ENE||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Crane Ridge Suites||0.4||ESE||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|SandCastles Resort||0.5||E||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Pineapple Court Hotel||0.5||E||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Rooms On The Beach||0.5||ENE||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Little Shaw Park||0.6||ESE||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Moon Palace Jamaica Grande||0.7||NE||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Village Hotel||0.7||ENE||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Marine View Hotel||0.9||ENE||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Silver Seas||1.0||ENE||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
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