Things to See and Do While Staying at Sandals Royal Plantation

During your time in Jamaica, there are a number of activities you can include on your itinerary. The Sandals Royal Plantation is an excellent place to stay if you plan to take advantage of their vibrant beachfront location. This vacation spot offers vacationers a wide range of recreational possibilities, which means you'll have no shortage of enjoyable activities to pick from throughout your trip.

With 2 pools to choose from at Sandals Royal Plantation, you won't have to fight your fellow guests for enough space to spread your towel by the water. This accommodation is built right next to the ocean, so there are a few different ways to enjoy the water during your stay.

While there's no guarantee you won't overload on Jamaica's delicious cuisine, Sandals Royal Plantation makes it easier to stay healthy; the exercise facility on-site includes the equipment you need to keep it going.


Tennis players will be especially pleased when staying at this property, because the tennis facilities — located on-site — make for a pleasant afternoon activity, or sweat-breaking challenge. You will find 2 tennis courts on the property. Plus, the lighted courts here give guests the opportunity to play at night, when schedules are more relaxed.

To see more choices like this, you can compare Sandals Royal Plantation to similar accommodations, including Couples Sans Souci and Hibiscus Lodge.


Even though there isn't a golf course at Sandals Royal Plantation, you may be able to arrange some playing time nearby. The closest golf course is Sandals Golf and Country Club, which you'll find within traveling distance of this accommodation. You can play 18 holes at this course. This par 71 course is 6311 yards long. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, the course can be contacted at (876) 975-0119.


While visiting Jamaica you may want to try out a new recreational sport. Sandals Royal Plantation offers a number of different options, so you can be sure to find a watersport to enjoy, even if you've never done it before. The bullets below shows the watersports available at Sandals Royal Plantation:

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

Family Activities

Families are welcome at Sandals Royal Plantation, despite the fact that you may not be overwhelmed with a wide offering of amenities or activities planned for kids. If you're looking for somewhere to lodge at with more features that that appeal to kids, take a look at these properties recommended for families.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Many people take advantage of the exciting live entertainment available on-site, which proves that staying in for the night can be as satisfying as an expensive night out.

Plus, there are a couple of bars where guests can easily grab a cocktail or two or meet up with others before the show.

Additionally, you will find a number of nearby accommodations with a small selection of after-dark activities. For something a little different than what you might find at your own lodgings location, check out the nightlife at the options listed in the following table:

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 Ochi 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're not satisfied with the nighttime activities here, one of the closest casinos is at Treasure Hunt Ocho Rios.


Visitors should take a second look at this property if they desire a truly restful stay, since this destination features a spa. This list shows some of the services that are available to guests:

  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room


On top of all of the activities available on-site, those who want to explore will not find a lack of interesting things to do and see in Jamaica. Whether you are looking to relax at the beach or play a few rounds on the golf course, you will encounter lots of other chances for recreation close-by. Click on these pages to learn more with regard to riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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