Things to See and Do While Staying at SandCastles Resort

Though visitors likely won't find too many recreational opportunities on-site at SandCastles Resort, that shouldn't imply there aren't a variety of other intriguing things to do and see when you visit Jamaica.

SandCastles Resort has one pool, so even during your busiest days it provides a nice place to suit up and cool off. Of course, these accommodations are also found right next to the water, so you'll find multiple ways to stay refreshed under the sun over your time here. Another relaxing feature at this property is its whirlpool.


Although there isn't a golf course at SandCastles Resort, you may be able to arrange some playing time nearby. The closest course is Sandals Golf and Country Club, which you'll find within traveling distance of this property. There are 18 total holes at this golf course. This par 71 course is 6311 yards long. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (876) 975-0119.


Although you'll probably find a collection of merchants in Jamaica who will sell watersports equipment, the following list offers you a good idea of the few watersports that are available on property.

  • Scuba Diving
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Families often stay at SandCastles Resort, despite the fact that you might not encounter a wide selection of amenities specifically intended for the kids in your family. If you need somewhere to stay with specific perks that are tailored specifically for children, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

Some time during your stay at SandCastles Resort, you might want to spend a few hours away from the kids. Guests can let the property's staff arrange for a sitter, so parents can have a chance to take a romantic stroll around town.

Entertainment and Nightlife

If you've had a long, tiring day exploring Jamaica, nothing's better than settling at your accommodation for the evening and letting the excitement come to you; on-site entertainment is one of the tempting amenities offered by SandCastles Resort. Entertainment is typically scheduled 5 to 6 days per week. However, the details can vary seasonally. If you want to find out more about the entertainment schedule, call the front desk at (876) 974-2255.

There's a bar at the lodging too — a good place to have a cocktail on your way to the show.

At night, you may want to head over to a nearby accommodation that also has nightlife options. Not all of the options listed below will have nightlife better than what you might find at your own lodging, but they do offer a bit of variety. These choices are displayed in the following table:

Accommodations near the SandCastles Resort with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Pineapple Court Hotel Downtown Ocho Rios 1 --
Rooms On The Beach Downtown Ocho Rios 1 --
Fisherman's Point Downtown Ocho Rios 1 --
Village Hotel Downtown Ocho Rios 1 --
Moon Palace Jamacia Grande Downtown Ocho Rios 12 --
Crane Ridge Suites Downtown Ocho Rios 1 --
Little Shaw Park 0.4 mi. South of Downtown Ocho Rios -- --
Marine View Hotel 0.4 mi. Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios -- --
Silver Seas 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios 2 check
Hibiscus Lodge 0.5 mi. Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios 1 --
Harmony Hall 1.0 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Ocho Rios -- --
Sandals Grande Rivera 1.4 mi. East of Downtown Ocho Rios 12 check

If lady luck is calling your name, you can visit the nearest casino, Treasure Hunt Ocho Rios.


The beauty salon at SandCastles Resort is a convenient place to prep your hair and makeup for a dinner date or special night.

Beyond the recreation available on the property, guests looking to explore will not find a lack of exciting recreational opportunities in Jamaica. Whether you'd rather hang out on the beach or play a couple of rounds on the golf course, you can find lots of other options for recreation nearby. Click these links for information concerning snorkeling, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, and other activities you might enjoy.


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