What's Near Prospect Villas

Nearby Beaches

Dunn's River Beach

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:

Beaches Near Prospect Villas
Beach Distance Direction Location
Turtle Beach 0.9 NW Downtown Ocho Rios
Fisherman's Beach 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.

Nearby Areas

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:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Ocho Rios 0.9 NNW
Bonharn 2.5 E
Salisbury 3.0 S
Epworth 3.2 SW
Tower Isle 4.6 E
Steerfield 5.1 SW
Trafalgar 5.5 SW
Walkers Wood 5.5 S
Retreat 5.5 E

Nearby Attractions

Turtle River Falls and Gardens

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 Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls. The nearest attraction of the three is Cove Theatre.

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.

Attractions Near Prospect Villas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cove Theatre 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
Chukka Caribbean Adventure's Original Canopy Tour 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
Galina Lighthouse Lighthouse 13.6 E Galina
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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near Prospect Villas
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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