What's Located Around Sandals Ochi

Many travelers choose to take a trip to Jamaica simply because they want to experience the sparkling beaches that the region is so proud of.

If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Sandals Ochi has what you need. This site is situated on the water, so guests can spend all of their time soaking up the sun if they want. The beach on this property enjoy the perfect balance when it comes to daily visitors; it's not very far away from the landmarks in Jamaica, yet manages an atmosphere that isn't too over-crowded.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Sandals Ochi was built directly on Mallards Beach, hanging out at the beach is one of the main attractions at this property. Patrons of Mallards Beach can mingle with other beachgoers while enjoying the festive atmosphere of this shore. The sands of Mallard Beach are open to the public, but many hotels claim the beach to be their own. For vacationers who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Sandals Ochi
Beach Distance Direction Location
Shaw Park Beach 0.9 E Ocho Rios
White River Bay 1.1 ENE Ocho Rios
Grande Beach 1.3 W Ocho Rios
Turtle Beach 1.5 W Downtown Ocho Rios
Fisherman's Beach 1.7 W Downtown Ocho Rios
Tower Isle West Beach 2.4 E 2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Beach 3.6 W 3.7 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Steer Town Beach 4.6 W 3.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay
Rio Nuevo Battle Site 4.7 E 4.6 mi. East of Ocho Rios

The most obvious one to visit is Shaw Park Beach. 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. Importantly (especially for those with young children), the amenities available include bathrooms and showers.

If you're searching for a more secluded and private beach scene, 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. It can be found four and a half miles west of the property.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your resort can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Sandals Ochi is located in Ocho Rios, a city in Jamaica.

The areas that are closest to Sandals Ochi are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Ocho Rios 1.4 W
Bonharn 1.9 SE
Tower Isle 3.5 E
Salisbury 4.2 SSW
Epworth 4.6 SW
Retreat 4.8 ESE
Nuevo Rio 5.6 E
Walkers Wood 6.3 S
Steerfield 6.5 SW

Nearby Attractions

Turtle River Falls and Gardens

Visitors who prefer to stay active and on-the-go while vacationing in Jamaica will quickly learn that Sandals Ochi is in a lovely location that's both active and serene. 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. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Cove Theatre.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Sandals Ochi
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cove Theatre Movie Theater 1.7 W Downtown Ocho Rios
Milford Falls Waterfall -- -- Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Garden Falls Waterfall 1.8 WSW Ocho Rios
Turtle River Falls and Gardens Botanical Garden 1.9 WSW 1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls Botanical Garden 2.0 WSW 2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Mahoe Falls Waterfall 2.1 SW 2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios
Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios Zoo 3.0 W 3.1 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Falls Waterfall 3.3 W 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Park Park 3.3 W 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Annandale Great House Historical Site -- -- Epworth
Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail Botanical Garden 11.6 W 3.8 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay
Chukka Caribbean Adventure's Original Canopy Tour Zip Line Site 12.3 W 4.4 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay
Firefly Museum 12.2 E 12.1 mi. East of Ocho Rios
Galina Lighthouse Lighthouse 12.6 E Galina
Bob Marley's Mausoleum Historical Site 14.9 SW 10.8 mi. South-Southwest of St. Ann's Bay
Brimmer Hall Estate Historical Site 13.7 ESE 13.6 mi. East-Southeast of Ocho Rios

If you're looking for an enjoyable experience, Milford Falls might be just right for you. 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 choosing a location to stay in, it's sometimes a good idea to find out about nearby accommodations as a way to get a better feel for the area. You'll find lots of additional properties to learn about before reaching a decision, as this section of Jamaica offers travelers an impressive selection of hotel and resort options. Find out more about all of the region's hotel booking options by checking the table below.

Accommodations near Sandals Ochi
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Royal Plantation 0.2 E Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Sandals Royal Plantation 0.2 E Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Harmony Hall 0.4 W Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Jamaica Inn 0.4 E Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Shaw Park Beach Hotel All Inclusive 0.7 E Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge 0.8 E Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Executive Shaw Park Guest House 0.9 SE Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Hibiscus Lodge 1.0 W Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Silver Seas 1.0 W Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Marine View Hotel 1.1 W Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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