Things to See and Do While Staying at Royal Plantation

There are unlimited ways to enjoy yourself in Jamaica. The Royal Plantation can provide everything necessary to have fun and relax in the surrounding coastal area. This vacation spot offers travelers a wide range of recreational possibilities, which means you will have plenty of interesting activities to choose from during your vacation.

Royal Plantation has one swimming pool, so whether you're with a group that likes to make a splash or just your significant other, it makes a great excuse to relax poolside as you plan the rest of your time in Jamaica. Also consider that this property is found right on the beach, so there's definitely ways to relax outdoors while visiting. Of course, you can also ease into the property's whirlpool, especially after a lot of walking around the city.

Fitness buffs won't have to put their routines on hold at this vacation spot; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


Tennis fanatics should consider staying at this location, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — make for a fun afternoon outdoors that doesn't require travel time or extra funds. You will find 2 tennis courts on the property. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short.

Where else can you stay and play on-site tennis? You may want to compare Royal Plantation to nearby hotels with this activity, including Couples Sans Souci and Hibiscus Lodge.


Despite the fact that Royal Plantation doesn't have a golf course, it's possible that you could make arrangements to play a round or two during your stay. The closest course is Sandals Golf and Country Club, which is located within traveling distance of this accommodation. The course has 18 holes. This 6311 yard course is rated as a par 71. If you're considering reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (876) 975-0119.


Certified divers can participate in scuba dives set up by the resort, while novices can learn in the resort pool.

Travelers who enjoy a wide variety of watersports will have a wonderful experience when they stay at Royal Plantation. The list below shows the water activities available on-site.

  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

If you have your heart set on Royal Plantation, you'll have to leave the kids at home, since this is an adults-only property. However, for adults who would love a vacation away from the youngsters, this could be an ideal choice. Before you book, know that this property doesn't accept families with children under 18 years of age.

Children are welcome to play in the on-site game room.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Many of the guests here get to see a live show during their stay, proving that staying inside for the evening can be as satisfying as an expensive night out. Generally, vacationers can enjoy live entertainment 7 days per week. Of course, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you'd like to find out more about the entertainment schedule, check with the front desk at (876) 974-5601.

There are also a couple of bars on the property, so guests never have to go far to try island cocktails and meet others for drinks before the show starts.

You may also choose to spend some time exploring the limited nightlife opportunities at the accommodations surrounding your own. These options are displayed below:

Accommodations near the Royal Plantation with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Sandals Royal Plantation 1.6 mi. East of Downtown Ocho Rios 2 check
Sandals Ochi 1.4 mi. East of Downtown Ocho Rios 12 check
Jamaica Inn 1.8 mi. East of Downtown Ocho Rios 2 check
Shaw Park Beach Hotel All Inclusive 0.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Ocho Rios 1 --
Harmony Hall 1.0 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios -- --
Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge 0.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Ocho Rios -- --
Couples Sans Souci 1.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Ocho Rios 6 check
The Blue House 1.3 mi. East of Central Ocho Rios -- --
Hibiscus Lodge 0.5 mi. Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios 1 --
Silver Seas 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios 2 check
Marine View Hotel 0.4 mi. Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios -- --
Village Hotel Downtown Ocho Rios 1 --

For some nearby fun, you can visit the closest casino, Treasure Hunt Ocho Rios.


Not all sites in Jamaica have a spa on the premises, but Royal Plantation is one of the wonderful properties that is able and excited to offer its guests a convenient, calming way to unwind during their stay. The list below has some of the services that are available to guests:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


The front desk also arranges horseback rides. This activity is popular among guests, so contact the front desk if you're interested in giving it a try.

The beauty salon will allow you to get your hair and makeup done for a dinner date or special night.

Even though there is a lot to do right on this property, travelers who like exploring will not find a lack of interesting sites to see and things to do in Jamaica. Whether you would rather hang out on a sunny beach or play a round of golf, you can find plenty of other options for recreation in this area. Click on these links to read more concerning riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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