Things to See and Do While Staying at Royal Plantation

Jamaica offers visitors no shortage of interesting outdoor pursuits, especially for visitors booking a beachfront property like this one. Royal Plantation is one of the best properties for those who prefer to have many on-site options and give new activities a try.

Royal Plantation has one swimming pool. You'll have so many options during your stay that lounging at the property's pool might not come to mind, though it's a nice alternative to attractions that require travel time. Of course, these accommodations are also proudly located on the water, so there's plenty of fun ways to cool off in the sun while visiting. Follow up your swim with a few minutes in the lodgings's whirlpool, perfect for relieving soreness from a day of exploring.

Some travelers worry about finding a gym that they can use during their stay, but here they have them covered; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


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This resort is an excellent choice for tennis players, because those who stay here can take advantage of the on-site tennis facilites. There are 2 tennis courts on the property. Evening matches are also a possibility here, since you have the option of using a lit court.

Seeking more options like this? You can take a look at similar sites with this activity, like Couples Sans Souci and Hibiscus Lodge.


While there isn't a golf course at Royal Plantation, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. The closest course is Sandals Golf and Country Club, which you'll find within traveling distance of this accommodation. The course has a total of 18 holes. It's a total of 6311 yards long, and is a par 71. For those who would like to find out more information, the course can be contacted at (876) 975-0119.


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

Visitors that enjoy a variety of watersports will have a great experience during their visit Royal Plantation. The list below details the water activities that the property offers.

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

Family Activities

Royal Plantation is an adults-only site, so if you're traveling with children you should look elsewhere. Then again, if you want to relax at an accommodation where children are not a bother, this might be a great place to enjoy Jamaica in peace. Do note that this property doesn't book visitors traveling with kids under 18 years of age.

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

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the greatest perks of staying at this location is seeing their live entertainment, which means that staying onsite for the night can be just as exciting as going out. Live shows are typically hosted about 7 days per week. Needless to say, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you want to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, call the resort at (876) 974-5601.

Plus, there are a couple of bars so it's extremely easy for guests to have a drink or meet up with others before the show.

If you take a stroll outside of the confines of your accommodations, you'll find a few other choices in the immediate area with nightlife options. Though none of these are very highly rated with regards to nighttime entertainment, they will give you options. Find out more by viewing the options listed in the following table:

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 Grande Rivera 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 --

If you're feeling lucky, and want to enjoy a bit of glitz and glamor, you can visit the nearest casino, Treasure Hunt Ocho Rios.


Vacationers will really appreciate the relaxing amenities here, because this destination has a soothing spa. This list shows some of the available services:

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


One of the most anticipated activities on-site is horseback riding. Since Jamaica's weather is beautiful year-round, riding is a popular pastime.

The beauty salon offers both a convenient and calming place to prep your hair and makeup for a special night with your significant other.

Besides all of the activities you'll find on-site, guests who want to go exploring shouldn't ever find a shortage of interesting outdoor activities in Jamaica. Whether you are looking to relax on a sunny beach or play a round on the golf course, you'll encounter plenty of other opportunities for recreation in the immediate vicinity. Investigate these pages for information regarding snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities.


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