What's Near SandCastles Resort

Often, people decide to spend their holidays in Jamaica in anticipation of seeing the sparkling beaches that the region is so proud of. Fortunately, SandCastles Resort is located on the water, so you won't have to go far to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination. Not far from the main attractions of Jamaica, but away from the crowded areas, this site is in the ideal location to take advantage of water and land activities. The beach on which this property is located is not very crowded compared with other beaches in the region.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since SandCastles Resort is located on Turtle Beach, hanging out at the beach is one of the main attractions here. 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 some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the name of each one in the table 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 one is Fisherman's Beach. You won't have to cut your time at Fisherman's Beach short, since there are restrooms available.

If you're searching for a more secluded spot of sand, Steer Town Beach may be just what you're looking for. 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 located just a convenient cab ride away.

Nearby Areas

Guests who are curious to know about the surrounding area's offerings might want to know how many miles the closest neighboring town or city is from their accommodations. SandCastles Resort can be found near the center of downtown Ocho Rios,

The table below lists the areas that are closest to 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 who are looking to try exciting activities during their trip to Jamaica will quickly learn that SandCastles Resort is in a fun location with plenty of nearby sights. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls. Of the three, 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 named 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
Coyaba River Garden and Museum Museum 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 searching for an enjoyable experience, Milford Falls is an option worth considering. 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 you're choosing a place to stay, it's sometimes helpful to learn about nearby lodging possibilities as a means to get a feel for the region. You'll be able to find no shortage of other properties to look at in the vicinity, as this part of Jamaica is home to an excellent range of hotels and resorts to choose from. Take a look at the table below for a complete listing of the booking possibilities you'll find in the area.

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 Jamaica 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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