Activities in Runaway Bay

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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 diving, and not much else but enjoying the scenery keeping visitors busy.  


Runaway Bay Diving

Runaway Bay offers an assortment of dive sites from reefs to wrecks. It may not have much of a unique flavor, but divers in area will definitely want to make note of the offerings here.

You'll find several dive services and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area. Read this article which is all about diving opportunities in this area if you're looking for additional facts.


Jamaica Golf

If you're a golf fanatic you probably realize Runaway Bay isn't exactly overrun with golf greens. Still, there is one course in the area. The only course in the area is Runaway Bay Golf Course. To get more information about this specific topic, visit this article about golf throughout Jamaica.


Shopping in Runaway Bay

If you are traveling with some foks who enjoy exploring new shops they can explore a few of the area's 19 retail stores. Read this page if you'd like to learn more about shopping in Runaway Bay and nearby.


Green Grotto Caves

Also plan on spending some time soaking in the culture, sounds and sights of Runaway Bay. Visitors who enjoy being outside will often enjoy visiting the area's waterfall, outdoor park, and botanical garden. To see our detailed page about attractions, go to this page.


If you are intrigued by the idea of underwater sightseeing you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Runaway Bay. To navigate to our guide to local snorkeling opportunities, go to this article.


Enjoying a spa might be the highlight of your entire vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you will be happy to discover there's one in the area. Click here to see our discussion of this topic.


Jewel Runaway Bay Resort

If you're a tennis player you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. There are two different properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below may help with your planning. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and a few other details. Click on the names to read more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In Runaway Bay
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Jewel Runaway Bay Resort Central Runaway Bay 4 check check
Royal Decameron Club Caribbean Salen, 2.2 mi. East of Central Runaway Bay 2 check

For example, Jewel Runaway Bay Resort offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.


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