What's Located Around Royal Plantation

Sometimes picking a hotel near the right beach will ensure that you get to experience the beach as often as you like. Visitors love that Royal Plantation is directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go out of your way to enjoy the most popular feature in the area. This vacation destination is hidden away from the more crowded areas of Jamaica, meaning guests of the property may often find that the beach is fairly empty, giving them the opportunity to experience a little piece of paradise without all the crowds.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Royal Plantation is positioned directly on Shaw Park Beach, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying here. 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 want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to read our detailed article:

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

White River Bay is the one that's nearest to the resort. 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 searching for a beach where you can have a private family outing away from the crowds, Steer Town Beach might be worth a visit. 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's situated only a short taxi ride away.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Royal Plantation can be found in the northeastern section of Ocho Rios, a city in Jamaica.

The following table contains a listing of 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

Vacationers who want to be in the middle of the action while vacationing in Jamaica will quickly learn that Royal Plantation makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. You will find that this section of Ocho Rios has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, including Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls. 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
Coyaba River Garden and Museum Museum 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 looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Milford Falls might be worth a visit. 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 on a place to stay, it can sometimes be worthwhile to learn about nearby accommodation options in order to get a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers will find no shortage of additional properties to think about before coming to a decision, as this section of Jamaica is home to an excellent selection of hotel and resort options. If you'd like to get additional information on the booking possibilities available in the vicinity, view the table below.

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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