Riu Ocho Rios is the newest comprehensive resort in Jamaica, making it a fantastic choice for all-included holiday packages in Jamaica if you are the type of traveler who enjoys modern amenities and fresh architecture and landscaping. Riu Ocho Rios is a stunning hotel with massive accommodation – in 846 rooms guests can expect a background of hectic activities for your vacation.
Jamaica All Inclusive Resort
Riu Ocho Rios is located on a beautiful strip of Jamaican beach in an area known for its beautiful rainforests and waterfalls. White sand borders the hotel and the ocean, and lush Jamaican greenery accentuates the resort’s paradise landscape. The 371 suite at Riu Ocho Rios Hotel is designated as “Exclusive Deluxe Rooms” and offers in-room hot tubs or jacuzzis.
Weddings in Jamaica
Riu Hotels describes Ocho Rios as the perfect hotel for a wedding or honeymoon due to its large conference facilities, fine cuisine options and beautiful ocean views.
Riu Ocho Rios Attractions
For nature lovers or those just relaxing just trying to enjoy a little tropical scenery while relaxing, Riu Ocho Rios offers several amazing natural attractions within 8 km of the resort.
Chukka Bay: This beautiful farm and barn offers horseback riding that can accommodate both beginners and expert riders. They also offer outstanding mountain biking through the beautiful Jamaican hills leading to a white sandy beach and ocean diving!
Cranbrook Flower Forest: This is an extremely beautiful park that is great for a picnic or a cold hike along the Great River Laughlands, which climbs to a beautiful waterfall point.
Dolphin Cove: This natural dolphin bay allows hikers to swim with dolphins and other aquatic creatures, while exotic birds and lizards socialize in the rainforests that surround the waters.
Dunn’s River and Falls: Tourist offer, this network of waterfalls can be climbed with a guided tour. Get ready to get wet!
Water sports in Rio Ocho Rios
Tons of cold water activities are available on or near the hotel grounds. Some of the popular dives include the Katryn wreck, a 50-meter dive to a 150-meter sunken minesweeper, and Jack’s Haul, a 40-meter dive with a huge array of coral reefs. There are also numerous fishing and sailing opportunities around the resort.
Nightlife in Rio Ocho Rios
Most late nightclubs take place at the actual resort, but there is also a spacious section of James Street, known as the Reggae Strip. The comic offers a bunch of great eclectic restaurants and clubs, including the ever-popular “Jamaic’n Me Crazy” night coffee.
Riu Ocho Rios Restaurants
A total of 13 bars and restaurants are located at the resort to satisfy the tastes of travelers day and night. Everything from the Rastafarian beach to Sir Richard’s gourmet restaurant prepares passengers for delicacies and world cuisine to order. There are a number of fine cuisine options, but the sports bar, the Reggae pool bar and the outdoor restaurant on the beach also provide guests with a casual dining atmosphere.