Experience Ocho Rios

Fast facts
  • Traverse the area’s lush jungle landscapes, including breathtaking waterfalls
  • Climb up Jamaica’s most popular attraction, Dunn’s River Falls
  • Visit Goldeneye Estate, the former home of James Bond author Ian Fleming

Located on Jamaica’s northern coast, Ocho Rios offers travellers a perfect mix of rest and relaxation with activities for every kind of vacationer. Discover winding rivers and tumbling waterfalls tucked away in the area’s lush landscapes, like the world-renowned Dunn’s River Falls which you can climb up on a picturesque excursion. Visit Mystic Mountain, a 700-foot mountain that overlooks Ocho Rios where you can soak in scenic views of the coast from a chairlift ride, or zipline high above the treetops and ride back down the mountain on a bobsled ride. Fans of 007 will love touring Goldeneye Estate just outside of Ocho Rios, the former home of famous author Ian Fleming where he wrote the iconic James Bond series! After a day spent exploring all that Ocho Rios has to offer, sample some of the delicious local cuisine while soaking in stunning views of the Caribbean Sea.

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Travel tips

National language: English

Currency: JMD (Jamaican Dollar). We recommend travellers bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation.

Language notes: Hello! English is the official language in Jamaica, but you`ll also hear locals speaking Patois.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three-prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Ocho Rios.

What to buy: Some of the best coffee beans are grown and processed close to Ocho Rios. Pick up a bag of these prized beans to enjoy fresh, flavourful brews at home.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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