Things to See and Do While Staying at Sandals Royal Plantation

Jamaica offers many intriguing outdoor opportunities, particularly if you're staying at a waterfront property like this one. Sandals Royal Plantation is an excellent property for visitors who want to have several on-site choices and try a long list of new activities.

Since the resort has 2 pools to choose from, you probably won't have any problem finding a great spot to soak up some sun. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is located right next to the coast, meaning that there are a few different ways to spend time in the water during your stay.

For those who don't like breaking from their fitness routines, this property makes it easy to stay on track; there is an on-site workout facility for health-conscious guests.


This resort is able to provide challenging entertainment to tennis fanatics, considering visitors staying here will have the opportunity to play a match or two on the property. There are 2 courts on-site. Evening matches are also a possibility here, since you have the option of using a lit court.

Where else can you find tennis on-property? You can browse nearby hotels with this activity, like Couples Sans Souci and Hibiscus Lodge.


Although Sandals Royal Plantation doesn't have a golf course on the property, you could try to arrange a tee time nearby. The nearest course is Sandals Golf and Country Club, which is located within traveling distance of this property. There are 18 total holes at this golf course. It's a par 71 course, and is 6311 yards long. For those who would like to find out more information, the course can be contacted at (876) 975-0119.


While staying in Jamaica why not try out a new recreational sport? There are a number of different options available on the property, so you're sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, regardless of your style. This list provides the watersports that are offered by Sandals Royal Plantation:

  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Sandals Royal Plantation encourages families to stay with them, but you probably won't be overwhelmed with an extra large selection of amenities and activities planned for children. If you want somewhere to lodge at with a lot more features that that appeal to kids, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

Entertainment and Nightlife

After a long day of tours and travel, find your way back to your accommodation and settle in for an entertaining evening; on-site entertainment is a perk of staying at Sandals Royal Plantation.

Plus, there are a two different bars which are perfect when guests need to grab a cold beverage and meet up with everyone before going out for the night.

Other accommodations in the area provide you with a few more places to spend the evening, such as in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Sandals Royal Plantation with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Royal Plantation 1.6 mi. East of Downtown Ocho Rios 2 check
Sandals Grande Rivera 1.4 mi. East of Downtown Ocho Rios 12 check
Jamaica Inn 1.8 mi. East of Downtown Ocho Rios 2 check
Shaw Park Beach Hotel All Inclusive 0.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Ocho Rios 1 --
Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge 0.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Ocho Rios -- --
Harmony Hall 1.0 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios -- --
Couples Sans Souci 1.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Ocho Rios 6 check
The Blue House 1.3 mi. East of Central Ocho Rios -- --
Hibiscus Lodge 0.5 mi. Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios 1 --
Silver Seas 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios 2 check
Marine View Hotel 0.4 mi. Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios -- --
Village Hotel Downtown Ocho Rios 1 --

If you want to enjoy some of the same glitz and glamor you'd associate with Las Vegas, visit the nearest casino, Treasure Hunt Ocho Rios.


Guests will be able to relax as much as they want, considering this destination features enjoyable spa facilities. This list shows a sample of the available services:

  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room


On top of the activities available on the property, those hoping to get out 'n' about will find many interesting recreational opportunities in Jamaica. Regardless of whether you'd rather lay out on the beach or play a round or two of golf, you'll find lots of other chances for recreation in the vicinity. Check out these links to read more concerning riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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