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Experience Ocho Rios

Fast facts
  • Affectionately known as "Ochee" by visitors and locals alike
  • Over 3,000 acres of verdant landscape; tropical jungles and waterfalls
  • Ocho Rios was featured in the James Bond film Dr. No
  • Shallow diving sites are great for novice divers

In Ocho Rios, vacationers can relax and unwind on pristine sandy beaches while seeking thrilling recreation options in between. Find moments of peace in tranquil waters and under coconut palms or jump into the water with scuba diving experiences available in both shallow and deeper waters catering to a range of experience levels. Animal lovers will cherish the experience of swimming with dolphins at Dolphin Cove. There are over 3,000 acres of verdant landscapes to discover, with river gorges and stunning waterfalls waiting to be explored with a hike, zip line ride or water rapid adventure. It`s also the perfect springboard to experience Jamaica`s leading attraction, Dunn`s River Falls. Pick up artisan wares and souvenirs at craft markets. Local coffee beans are renowned for being some of the world's tastiest and most flavourful.

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Travel tips

National language: English

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

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: American 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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Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions. Please note that all pricing listed is subject to change with or without notice.

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