What's Near Sandals Royal Plantation

Quite often, travelers decide to come to Jamaica because of the fabulous beaches that the island is known for.

If you are a big beach fan, Sandals Royal Plantation is the perfect locale for you. This lodging is set on the shore, so guests can spend their whole trip under the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Sandals Royal Plantation was built directly on Shaw Park Beach, hanging out at the beach is a popular pastime here. 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 vacationers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Sandals 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 2.0 W Downtown Ocho Rios
Tower Isle West Beach 2.2 E 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 4.8 W 3.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay

White River Bay is probably the most convenient option to visit near this property. 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 you're interested in a beach where sunbathers can find plenty of privacy, 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 quick taxi cab trip away.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your resort can add some depth to your vacation experience, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Sandals Royal Plantation is located in the northeastern portion of Ocho Rios, a city in Jamaica.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Sandals 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 4.8 SW
Nuevo Rio 5.4 E
Walkers Wood 6.4 S
RioNuoya 6.6 E

Nearby Attractions

Turtle River Falls and Gardens

Visitors who crave an exciting itinerary during their trip to Jamaica will find that Sandals Royal Plantation makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. Yes, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, such as Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Cove Theatre.

When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Sandals 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 3.5 W 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Park Park 3.5 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 12.5 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 a chance to see something a little different, Milford Falls could be just what the doctor ordered. 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 details about nearby booking options is oftentimes a good way to get a better feel for the area as whole. You can find no shortage of other properties to consider nearby, as this part of Jamaica houses a sweeping selection of resort and hotel options. The table that follows shows all the hotel booking possibilities found close-by.

Accommodations near Sandals Royal Plantation
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Royal Plantation 0.0 SW Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Sandals Ochi 0.2 W Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Jamaica Inn 0.2 ENE Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Shaw Park Beach Hotel All Inclusive 0.5 ENE Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge 0.6 E Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Harmony Hall 0.6 W 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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