Things to See and Do While Staying at SandCastles Resort

Trying a host of unfamiliar watersports and outdoor activities is not something every vacationer desires. So, despite the fact that SandCastles Resort does not have that much in the way of recreational opportunities, it may nevertheless provide precisely the type of atmosphere you're looking to find.

SandCastles Resort has one pool, so even during your busiest days you won't need to go far to take a dip, or hang out in a deck chair. Plus this property is found right next to the coast, so there's a few different places to refresh and relax throughout your time here. There is also a whirlpool at this vacation destination, an amenity appreciated by exhausted travelers and couples alike.


While there isn't a golf course at SandCastles Resort, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. The nearest golf course is Sandals Golf and Country Club, which you'll find within visiting distance of this site. There are 18 total holes at this golf course. It is a par 71, with a total length of 6311 yards. For golfers who want to learn more, the course can be reached at (876) 975-0119.


Even though the property doesn't provide many watersports, there are vendors located elsewhere along the coast of Jamaica. The brief list below shows the watersports that are offered at SandCastles Resort:

  • Scuba Diving
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Families are encouraged to stay at SandCastles Resort, even though you probably will not encounter a lot of amenities or activities planned for youngsters. If you are looking for somewhere to lodge at with a lot more features that that appeal to kids, take a look at these properties recommended for families.

Some time during your stay at SandCastles Resort, you may find yourself wanting to spend a few hours away from the kids. The front desk can arrange for a sitter, so that moms and dads can have the chance to experience a romantic dinner, or a show.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the amenities is on-site live entertainment, so even when night owls opt to stay in for the evening they'll still have the opportunity to see a show. Entertainment is typically scheduled 5 to 6 days per week. Of course, the schedule may vary. If you'd like to obtain additional details, call the hotel at (876) 974-2255.

Also, there's one bar on the property — a nice place to enjoy a cocktail before you head out for the night.

If you are on the hunt for a variety of after-dark activity options, you'll find that a number of accommodations in the area also offer a small amount of variation for you. These include those 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 Jamaica Grande Downtown Ocho Rios -- --
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

For some nearby fun, you can visit the nearest casino, Treasure Hunt Ocho Rios.


The salon on-site offers both a relaxing and convenient way to get all dolled up for a special dinner or night of entertainment.

Besides the options you'll find on the grounds of this property, visitors who want to do some exploring will not find a lack of exciting things to see and do in Jamaica. No matter if you'd rather relax at the beach or play a round on the golf course, you will find plenty of other recreational opportunities in the region. Click these articles for information with regard to sightseeing, scuba diving, riding a bike or scooter, shopping, fishing, snorkeling, and other activities.


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