What's Near Rio Vista Resort Villas

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Nearby Beaches

Travelers staying in this part of Jamaica typically spend time at one of the area's stunning beaches. There are bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.

Each place along the coast has its own distinguishing features that have the potential to affect your visit. The following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Rio Vista
Beach Distance Direction Location
Blue Lagoon 0.3 E Port Antonio
Errol Flynn Marina Beach 0.5 NNW Port Antonio
Port Antonio East Harbour 0.7 ENE Port Antonio
Navy Island 0.9 N Port Antonio
Folly Ruins Beach 1.0 NE Port Antonio
Crusoe's Beach 1.4 NW Port Antonio
Orange Bay Beach East 3.2 NW Orange Bay
Frenchmen's Cove Beach 3.3 E 3.5 mi. East of Port Antonio
San San Beach 3.6 E 3.7 mi. East of Port Antonio
Tropical Lagoon 4.3 E 4.5 mi. East of Port Antonio
Fairy Hill Beach 4.5 E 4.7 mi. East of Port Antonio

The most convenient one to visit is Blue Lagoon. Since this beach can be found a short distance to the east of this villa complex, you really won't have to go far to see it. Legend has it that a dragon resides in the bottomless Blue Lagoon, yet still visitors flock to the lagoon each day to experience the breath taking lagoon that was made famous around the world by Jacques Cousteau and Brooke Shields.

If you're looking for a more peaceful beach scene, Navy Island may be just what you're looking for. Navy Island Beach is set on the 64 acre island, which is located off the coast of Port Antonio. Although there are no open facilities or public ferries that currently run to the island, a private boat can be hired to take you on an adventure to this secluded beach.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your villa complex can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or sampling some of the region's most amazing cuisine. Rio Vista Resort Villas is located toward the heart of Port Antonio.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Rio Vista Resort Villas:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Turtle Harbour 1.8 E
Speyside 2.3 SW
Drapers 2.6 E
Fellowship 2.7 S
Orange Bay 3.0 NW
Portland Parish 4.3 SSW
Windsor 4.4 S
Delaford 4.6 S
Charlotteville 4.7 W
St. Margarets Bay 4.8 W

Nearby Attractions

Visitors who want to enjoy plenty of activities while visiting Jamaica will quickly learn that Rio Vista Resort Villas is a good spot to start all their adventures. You'll even find a handful of attractions neighboring the villa complex, including Neville Antonio Park and Christ Church. Both locations are exceptional for tourists lodging at Rio Vista Resort Villas, but the closest is Neville Antonio Park.

Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Rio Vista
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Neville Antonio Park Park 0.3 NNW Port Antonio
Christ Church Historical Site 0.1 N Port Antonio
Folly Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.0 NNE Port Antonio
Folly Ruins Historical Site 1.0 NE Port Antonio
Somerset Falls Waterfall -- -- 9.6 mi. West-Northwest of Port Antonio
Tacky Falls Waterfall -- -- 10.6 mi. West of Port Antonio
Reach Falls Waterfall -- -- 11.7 mi. North-Northeast of Morant Bay

If you're searching for an interesting place to visit, Neville Antonio Park might be the right choice for you. This park isn't a major tourist attraction -- just a quiet green space in the heart of town. Most visitors just walk through the park then linger at the nearby Errol Flynn Marina, which offers a relaxing ambiance with a boardwalk, benches, and beautiful views of the water.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting details about nearby hotel booking possibilities is generally a convenient means of getting a better feel for the area as whole. Even though you'll only find a few additional hotel and resort options right around Rio Vista Resort Villas, the tranquil surroundings here are what make it an ideal option for guests seeking a secluded spot. The following table contains all of the hotel booking options you can find in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Rio Vista
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Mango Ridge Guest Cottages -- -- Port Antonio, Jamaica
Demontevin Lodge Hotel 0.4 N Port Antonio, Jamaica
Hotel Tim Bamboo 0.4 E Port Antonio, Jamaica
San San Tropez 1.2 WNW Port Antonio, Jamaica

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