What's Located Around Royal Plantation

Often, travelers decide to spend their vacations in Jamaica just for the breath-taking beaches that the island is known for.

If you are a fan of the beach, Royal Plantation is the perfect locale for you. This lodging is situated along the water, so tourists can spend their whole trip in the sun if that will make them happy. Being able to stretch out while avoiding hoards of other vacationers around is something to be valued. This beach provides a low-key and uncrowded environment because it is not located within the more congested parts of Jamaica.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Royal Plantation is located directly on Shaw Park Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime 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 guests who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:

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 closest 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 instead you're looking for a more peaceful beach scene, Steer Town Beach could be a better choice for you. 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 located only a fast taxi cab trip away.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your resort can help diversify your itinerary, whether you'll be exploring the area's exciting nightlife, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Royal Plantation is situated in the northeastern part of Ocho Rios, a city in Jamaica.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to 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 serves as a great lodging option for active vacationers. There are many activities to be enjoyed when starting at this lodging. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, including Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Cove Theatre.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those 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 somewhere a little different to visit, Milford Falls is an option worth considering. 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

Getting information about nearby accommodations is sometimes an easy means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. You can find no shortage of other destinations to consider before making a decision, as this portion of Jamaica offers vacationers a terrific range of hotel and resort options. Get details about all the area's booking possibilities by reviewing the table below.

Accommodations near Royal Plantation
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Sandals Royal Plantation 0.0 NE Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Sandals Ochi 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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