The beaches in Jamaica are undoubtedly some of the most anticipated tourist sites that you'll find in the region. Visitors love that this property is located on the water, so you won't have to go far to try a few beach activities. This beach boasts the perfect balance concerning beach-goers; it is not far off from the landmarks in Jamaica, yet presents a presence that is not overtly crowded or hectic.
Of course, since Silver Seas was built directly on Mallards Beach, relaxing on the sand is a popular pastime at this property. Patrons of Mallards Beach can mingle with other beachgoers while enjoying the festive atmosphere of this shore. The sands of Mallard Beach are open to the public, but many hotels claim the beach to be their own. For guests who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to see more details:
|Grande Beach||0.3||WNW||Ocho Rios|
|Turtle Beach||0.5||SW||Downtown Ocho Rios|
|0.8||WSW||Downtown Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Beach||1.8||E||Ocho Rios|
|White River Bay||2.0||E||Ocho Rios|
|Dunn's River Beach||2.6||W||3.7 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Tower Isle West Beach||3.3||E||2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Ocho Rios|
|Steer Town Beach||3.6||W||3.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay|
The most obvious one to visit is Grande Beach. Parasailing is one of the hottest watersports on Grande Beach. The beach itself, which is cleaned daily, is a great spot for sunbathers though umbrellas may be difficult to come by sometimes.
If you're searching for a beach where you can have a private family outing away from the crowds, Steer Town Beach is an alternative worth considering. 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 three and a half miles west of these accommodations.
Visiting areas that are close to your hotel can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether you'll be exploring the area's exciting nightlife, or learning more about the area's art and history. Silver Seas is located near the center of Ocho Rios.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Silver Seas:
|downtown Ocho Rios||0.5||WSW|
Silver Seas is a wonderful lodging option for active visitors. There are numerous active pursuits to be found when exploring near this accommodation. In fact, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, such as Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls. The closest of the three is .,
Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are shown in the table below.
|Movie Theater||0.8||SW||Downtown Ocho Rios|
|Milford Falls||Waterfall||--||--||Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Garden Falls||Waterfall||1.0||SW||Ocho Rios|
|Turtle River Falls and Gardens||Botanical Garden||1.2||SW||1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios|
|Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls||Botanical Garden||1.2||SW||2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios|
|Mahoe Falls||Waterfall||1.5||SSW||2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios|
|Coyaba River Garden and Museum||Museum||1.5||SSW||2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios|
|Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios||Zoo||2.0||W||3.1 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Dunn's River Falls||Waterfall||2.3||W||3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Dunn's River Park||Park||2.3||W||3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios|
|Annandale Great House||Historical Site||--||--||Epworth|
|Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail||Botanical Garden||10.6||W||3.8 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay|
|Zip Line Site||11.3||W||4.4 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay|
|Firefly||Museum||13.2||E||12.1 mi. East of Ocho Rios|
|Bob Marley's Mausoleum||Historical Site||14.1||SW||10.8 mi. South-Southwest of St. Ann's Bay|
|Brimmer Hall Estate||Historical Site||14.6||ESE||13.6 mi. East-Southeast of Ocho Rios|
If you're on the lookout for an interesting place to visit, 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.
When choosing where to book your stay, it's sometimes smart to learn about nearby lodging possibilities as a means to get a feel for the area. You'll find plenty of additional properties to think about prior to making a decision, as this portion of Jamaica has an excellent variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. The following table lists all the hotel booking options available in the area.
|Hibiscus Lodge||0.0||NNE||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Marine View Hotel||0.1||W||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Village Hotel||0.3||SW||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Moon Palace Jamaica Grande||0.3||W||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Rooms On The Beach||0.4||SW||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Pineapple Court Hotel||0.5||SW||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|SandCastles Resort||0.5||SW||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Harmony Hall||0.6||E||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Fisherman's Point||0.7||WSW||Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Little Shaw Park||0.7||SSW||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
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