What's Near Sandals Ochi

Often, picking accommodations close to the beach can make your vacation even more special.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that Sandals Ochi is situated right on the water and sand, so you won't need to go out of your way to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination. The beach on this property offers the perfect balance when it comes to crowds; it is not very far away from the landmarks in Jamaica, but nurtures a presence that isn't too over-crowded.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Sandals Ochi is located right on Mallards Beach, relaxing on the sand is a popular pastime 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 travelers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to see more details:

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

Shaw Park Beach is the closest to Sandals Ochi. 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. You'll be able to enjoy the afternoon for as long as you want, as the amenities include showers and restrooms.

If instead you're looking for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, 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's situated four and a half miles west of the resort.

Nearby Areas

Visitors seeking to learn a bit more about what's in the surrounding area may be wondering how close (or far) the neighboring city or town is from the property. Sandals Ochi is located in the northern part of Ocho Rios, a city in Jamaica.

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

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

Vacationers seeking thrilling outdoor activities during their stay in Jamaica will find that Sandals Ochi makes the perfect place to start a busy day. Yes, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, such as Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Cove Theatre.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest shown in the table below.

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 searching for a place where you can while away some free time, 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 hotel booking possibilities is generally a good way to get a feel for the area. You will be able to find lots of other places to learn about prior to making a decision, as this portion of Jamaica offers travelers an exceptional range of hotel and resort options. Learn more about all the surrounding area's lodging possibilities by reviewing the following table.

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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