People visiting this area of Jamaica typically visit one of the region's pretty beaches. Here, you shouldn't be too far from multiple options.
All of the coastal areas in Jamaica have different features that will undoubtedly affect which one you choose to visit. Every one of the options near Prospect Villas (listed in the following table), has features worth noting. Click on the names below to view our detailed article:
|Turtle Beach||0.9||NW||Downtown Ocho Rios|
|1.0||NW||Downtown Ocho Rios|
|Mallards Beach||1.1||N||Ocho Rios|
|Grande Beach||1.2||N||Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Beach||2.2||NE||Ocho Rios|
|White River Bay||2.4||NE||Ocho Rios|
|Dunn's River Beach||3.0||WNW||3.7 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Tower Isle West Beach||3.6||ENE||2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Ocho Rios|
|Steer Town Beach||4.0||WNW||3.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay|
Turtle Beach is the one that's nearest to the villa complex. Bear in mind that this beach is located less than a mile from the villa complex, so you won't have to travel far to enjoy it. The shores of Turtle Beach are surrounded by hotels. There are plenty of watersports and beach activities for folks of all ages to enjoy, and convenient facilities are available making this a good place to bring the family. You can have a truly relaxing time at Turtle Beach since there are bathrooms as well as showers on-site..
If instead you're looking for a beach where sunbathers can find plenty of privacy, Steer Town Beach is an alternative worth considering. 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 can be found four miles west-northwest of the villa complex.
Stopping over at a town or community close to your villa complex can help diversify your itinerary, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Prospect Villas is situated toward the southwestern outskirts of Ocho Rios.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Prospect Villas:
|downtown Ocho Rios||0.9||NNW|
Prospect Villas serves as a great place to stay for active travelers. There are an abundance of active pursuits to be enjoyed when searching from this accommodation. Yes, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls. The nearest attraction of the three is .,
With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are listed in the following table.
|Movie Theater||0.9||NW||Downtown Ocho Rios|
|Milford Falls||Waterfall||--||--||Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Garden Falls||Waterfall||0.8||WNW||Ocho Rios|
|Turtle River Falls and Gardens||Botanical Garden||0.7||W||1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls||Botanical Garden||0.9||W||2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios|
|Mahoe Falls||Waterfall||0.7||WSW||2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios|
|Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios||Zoo||2.4||NW||3.1 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Dunn's River Falls||Waterfall||2.6||WNW||3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Dunn's River Park||Park||2.6||WNW||3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Annandale Great House||Historical Site||--||--||Epworth|
|Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail||Botanical Garden||10.9||W||3.8 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay|
|Zip Line Site||11.6||W||4.4 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay|
|Firefly||Museum||13.1||E||12.1 mi. East of Ocho Rios|
|Bob Marley's Mausoleum||Historical Site||13.6||SW||10.8 mi. South-Southwest of St. Ann's Bay|
|Brimmer Hall Estate||Historical Site||14.3||E||13.6 mi. East-Southeast of Ocho Rios|
If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Milford Falls might be what the doctor ordered. 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.
When you're deciding where to book your stay, it is sometimes smart to find out about nearby accommodation options as a way to better understand the surrounding area. You can find no shortage of additional places to think about prior to reaching a decision, as this part of Jamaica offers travelers a wide selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. The following table shows all the hotel booking options you can find nearby.
|Little Shaw Park||0.6||NW||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Crane Ridge Suites||0.7||NW||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Pineapple Court Hotel||0.8||NNW||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|SandCastles Resort||0.9||NW||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Rooms On The Beach||0.9||NNW||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Village Hotel||0.9||N||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Fisherman's Point||1.0||NW||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Silver Seas||1.0||N||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Moon Palace Jamacia Grande||1.0||NNW||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Marine View Hotel||1.0||N||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
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