Beaches

Although Runaway Bay is considered to be a resort area, it is much less tourist-y than some of the larger towns on the island. The beaches are for sure the biggest reason to visit, though many are backed by resorts which claim them as private property and off-limits to anyone not paying for a room or a day pass. There are, however, two public beaches which have changing facilities that bookend the string of resort beaches to the east and the west. There are a large… more…

Restaurants

A notable resort area on the west coast… more…

Attractions

Runaway Bay is a growing resort area… more…

Accommodations

Known as one of the most naturally beautiful places in all of Jamaica, Runaway Bay is known for keeping up appearances. The accommodations… more…

Hotels

The hotels on Runaway Bay are always packed full of tourists who can't… more…

Activities

A collection of mini resorts in an otherwise sleepy town is what Runaway Bay amounts to, making it the perfect destination for tourists who prefer to steer clear of busy cities like Montego Bay and Kingston. Life moves at a slow pace and the available activities mirror that, with golf, scuba… more…

Diving

Many of the dive sites that surround Runaway Bay range from 30 to 130… more…

Shopping

While the island of Jamaica has a few items that tourists… more…

Snorkeling

A coral reef system offshore protects the coast and… more…

Transportation

Just west of Ocho Rios on the north coast of Jamaica is the popular… more…

Air Travel

With seven airports on the island of Jamaica, it may seem like a daunting… more…

Rental Cars

Known for its scenic views, tourists may imagine themselves renting a… more…

Sailing & Boating

If sailing a yacht to the Caribbean is… more…

Taxis

If your resort or hotel doesn't offer… more…

Beaches

Although Runaway Bay is considered to… more…

Attractions

Runaway Bay is a growing resort area that is too large to be considered a quiet retreat, but too small to as of yet sit near the top of the… more…

Beaches

Although Runaway Bay is considered to be a resort area, it is much less… more…

Map

Underneath the tropical paradise of Jamaica is a whole underground world… more…

Map

Snorkeling

A coral reef system offshore protects the coast and creates calm conditions for swimmers and snorkelers. For this reason, snorkeling is a highly recommended and well-loved activity for tourists staying in Runaway Bay. Salem Paradise… more…

Sailing & Boating

If sailing a yacht to the Caribbean is on your bucket list, making the… more…

Diving

Many of the dive sites that surround Runaway Bay range… more…

Weather

Regardless of when you visit, the tropical climate and warm temperatures of Jamaica essentially guarantee beautiful weather during your vacation.… more…

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