What's Located Around SandCastles Resort

Often, choosing a hotel within walking distance of a good beach can make your trip even more exciting.

If all you can think about is the beach, SandCastles Resort is the right spot for you. This site is located on the water, so tourists can spend every day soaking up the sun if they so desire. The beach on this property offers a nice amount of harmony when it comes to population; it's location is not too far from the landmarks in Jamaica, yet nurtures a presence that isn't too over-populated.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since SandCastles Resort was built directly on Turtle Beach, hanging out at the beach is a popular pastime at this property. The shores of Turtle Beach are surrounded by hotels. There are plenty of watersports and beach activities for folks of all ages to enjoy, and convenient facilities are available making this a good place to bring the family. For guests who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near SandCastles
Beach Distance Direction Location
Fisherman's Beach 0.3 W Downtown Ocho Rios
Grande Beach 0.4 N Ocho Rios
Mallards Beach 0.7 ENE Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Beach 2.3 WNW 3.7 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Beach 2.3 E Ocho Rios
White River Bay 2.5 E Ocho Rios
Steer Town Beach 3.3 WNW 3.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay
Tower Isle West Beach 3.8 E 2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Ocho Rios

The closest option is Fisherman's Beach. Even when bringing the little ones, you can spend hours at Fisherman's Beach, since there are bathrooms available on-site.

If instead you're looking for a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Steer Town Beach might be a good choice. 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. It's situated just a quick cab ride away.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your hotel can act as a nice day trip, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. SandCastles Resort is located near the middle of downtown Ocho Rios,

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of SandCastles Resort.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Ocho Rios 1.5 E
Bonharn 3.1 E
Epworth 3.3 SW
Salisbury 3.7 S
Tower Isle 5.0 E
Steerfield 5.4 SW
Trafalgar 5.6 SW
Retreat 6.1 E
Golden Grove 6.2 SSW

Nearby Attractions

Turtle River Falls and Gardens

Travelers in search of plenty of activities while visiting Jamaica will quickly learn that SandCastles Resort makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. Yes, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, such as Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Cove Theatre.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them listed in the following table.

Attractions Near SandCastles
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cove Theatre Movie Theater 0.3 WSW Downtown Ocho Rios
Milford Falls Waterfall -- -- Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Garden Falls Waterfall 0.5 SW Ocho Rios
Turtle River Falls and Gardens Botanical Garden 0.7 SSW 1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls Botanical Garden 0.7 SW 2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Mahoe Falls Waterfall 1.1 S 2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios
Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios Zoo 1.7 WNW 3.1 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Falls Waterfall 1.9 W 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Park Park 1.9 W 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Annandale Great House Historical Site -- -- Epworth
Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail Botanical Garden 10.3 W 3.8 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay
Chukka Caribbean Adventure's Original Canopy Tour Zip Line Site 10.9 W 4.4 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay
Firefly Museum 13.6 E 12.1 mi. East of Ocho Rios
Galina Lighthouse Lighthouse 14.0 E Galina
Bob Marley's Mausoleum Historical Site 13.6 SW 10.8 mi. South-Southwest of St. Ann's Bay
Brimmer Hall Estate Historical Site 14.9 ESE 13.6 mi. East-Southeast of Ocho Rios

If you're on the lookout for an interesting place to visit, Milford Falls could be a good option. 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

When choosing where to book your stay, it's often worthwhile to learn about nearby lodging options in order to better understand the region. Readers will be able to find plenty of other places to think about before reaching a decision, as this part of Jamaica is home to a terrific variety of resort and hotel options. The table below lists all the lodging possibilities located close-by.

Accommodations near SandCastles
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Pineapple Court Hotel 0.1 SE Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Rooms On The Beach 0.1 NE Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Fisherman's Point 0.2 W Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Village Hotel 0.2 NE Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Moon Palace Jamacia Grande 0.3 NNE Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Crane Ridge Suites 0.3 SSW Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Little Shaw Park 0.3 S Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Marine View Hotel 0.5 NE Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Silver Seas 0.5 NE Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Hibiscus Lodge 0.5 NE Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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