What's Near Royal Plantation

If this sounds like you, choosing accommodations close to the beach will guarantee that you get the full beach experience.

Luckily, Royal Plantation is right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go very far to enjoy what makes the region so popular. Being able to spend a day while avoiding hoards of people crowding the beach makes a difference in your beach going experience. This beach provides that kind of benefit, since it is tucked away from the more crowded areas of Jamaica.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Royal Plantation is positioned directly on Shaw Park Beach, spending time at the shore is one of the main attractions at this property. Shaw Park Beach is a part of Cutlass Bay. It is privately owned by Shaw Park Beach Hotel and Spa, making it accessible only by patrons of the resort. For those who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to learn more:

Beaches Near Royal Plantation
Beach Distance Direction Location
White River Bay 0.9 ENE Ocho Rios
Mallards Beach 1.0 W Ocho Rios
Grande Beach 1.5 W Ocho Rios
Turtle Beach 1.7 W Downtown Ocho Rios
Fisherman's Beach 1.9 W Downtown Ocho Rios
Tower Isle West Beach 2.2 ENE 2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Beach 3.8 W 3.7 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Rio Nuevo Battle Site 4.5 E 4.6 mi. East of Ocho Rios
Steer Town Beach 4.7 W 3.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay

One of the closest picks is White River Bay. This is a quaint bay with drifting sailboats on the horizon and a calm crowd. The sunshine illuminates the sand and the sea, which both sparkle.

If you're looking for a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, 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. You can find it four and a half miles west of the resort.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or learning more about the area's art and history. Royal Plantation is located in Ocho Rios, a city in Jamaica.

The table below lists some of the areas near Royal Plantation.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Ocho Rios 1.6 W
Bonharn 1.8 SE
Tower Isle 3.4 E
Salisbury 4.3 SSW
Retreat 4.7 ESE
Epworth 4.7 SW
Nuevo Rio 5.4 E
Walkers Wood 6.4 S
RioNuoya 6.6 E

Nearby Attractions

Turtle River Falls and Gardens

Royal Plantation is a wonderful locale for active travelers. There are numerous activities to be enjoyed when searching from this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, like Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls, to name a few. The closest of the three is Cove Theatre.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Royal Plantation
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cove Theatre Movie Theater 1.9 W Downtown Ocho Rios
Milford Falls Waterfall -- -- Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Garden Falls Waterfall 2.0 WSW Ocho Rios
Turtle River Falls and Gardens Botanical Garden 2.1 WSW 1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls Botanical Garden 2.2 WSW 2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Mahoe Falls Waterfall 2.3 SW 2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios
Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios Zoo 3.2 W 3.1 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Falls Waterfall 3.4 W 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Park Park 3.4 W 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Annandale Great House Historical Site -- -- Epworth
Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail Botanical Garden 11.8 W 3.8 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay
Chukka Caribbean Adventure's Original Canopy Tour Zip Line Site 12.4 W 4.4 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay
Firefly Museum 12.0 E 12.1 mi. East of Ocho Rios
Galina Lighthouse Lighthouse 12.4 E Galina
Brimmer Hall Estate Historical Site 13.5 ESE 13.6 mi. East-Southeast of Ocho Rios

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Milford Falls might be a good choice. 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 stay, it can sometimes be a good idea to learn about nearby accommodations as a means to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You'll be able to find no shortage of additional properties to consider nearby, as this part of Jamaica offers visitors an excellent selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. In order to find additional info about lodging options available in the region, see the following table.

Accommodations near Royal Plantation
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Sandals Royal Plantation 0.0 NE Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Sandals Grande Rivera 0.2 W Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Jamaica Inn 0.3 ENE Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Shaw Park Beach Hotel All Inclusive 0.5 ENE Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Harmony Hall 0.6 W Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge 0.6 E Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Executive Shaw Park Guest House 0.8 SE Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Couples Sans Souci 0.9 ENE Ocho Rios, Jamaica
The Blue House 1.1 E Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Hibiscus Lodge 1.2 W Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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