Ocho Rios Holidays

Ocho Rios, or Ochi as the locals affectionately call it, has blossomed from a sleepy fishing village into a bustling tourist hub on Jamaica's North Coast over the past decade. Glossy resorts, world-renowned attractions and a rich past make this seaside town a compelling getaway gem.

With its superb blend of duty-free shopping, sun-drenched beaches and festive vibes, Ocho Rios is a magnificent slice of tropical paradise just waiting to be explored. Whether you're a history enthusiast, an adventure seeker, or a relaxation junkie, this enthralling Caribbean destination has got you covered.

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Things to See and Do

Adventure and relaxation find the perfect balance in Ocho Rios. From the adrenaline surge of bobsledding down Mystic Mountain, to the tranquillity of strolling along palm-lined beaches, there’s an abundance of unforgettable activities and attractions waiting for you.

Food and Drink

Ocho Rios serves a fusion of global and irresistible local flavours. Dive into these iconic meals, beverages and culinary experiences punctuated by a potent mixture of island spices, seafood fresh from the sea and the familiar warmth of Jamaican hospitality.

Destination Essentials

While Ocho Rios is a delight to visit throughout the year, the preferred time to disconnect from your routine and explore this vibrant coastal town is between December and March. During these months, the Caribbean sun is warm without being overpowering, providing the ideal conditions for exploring the town and lounging on its pristine beaches.

Outdoor activities, such as hiking Mystic Mountain or wandering through Fern Gully, are most enjoyable in these months when the weather is at its most serene. Beaches are accessible all year round in Ocho Rios, with warm sea temperatures guaranteed, making a dip in the Caribbean Sea a year-round indulgence.

To soak in the local culture and enjoy your journey with fewer crowds, consider visiting in the off-peak months of April to May and November. The town is quieter, the temperatures are still warm, and you might even snag some amazing travel deals in this period.


Ocho Rios is enriched with sandy retreats where you can immerse yourself in the rhythm of the ocean. Luxuriate on these spectacular beaches, each providing an idyllic enclave to indulge in your seaside fantasies, soak in the Caribbean sun or dive into the clear turquoise waters.

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