Ocho Rios, St. Ann

ochoriosOne and a half hours east of Montego Bay on the north coast road you will come to Ocho Rios, the most popular of Jamaica's resort areas. More cruise ships stop at Ocho Rios each week than any other Port in Jamaica.

In the last twenty five years, "Ochie"; as the locals call it, has grown from a small fishing village to a world class tourist destination. Shopping rivals any in the Caribbean. The natural beauty of places like Eden Falls, Fern Gully and Shaw Park Botanical Gardens attract hundreds of thousands of tourists each year.

World famous Dunn's River Falls is but one of the many attractions found in and around Ocho Rios, but without a doubt the best known. Made ochorios2famous by such movies such as Cocktail, Dunn's River Falls is a photographers dream. Some say it is impossible to get a bad picture of the 600 foot falls. Hundreds of people each day climb the falls with the help of experienced guides. Others choose to splash around in the ice cold crystal clear pools of the falls or swim in the ocean at the base of the falls. While there, spend some time on the Beach, it is one of the best around.

Ocho Rios offers a variety of accommodations to suit the tastes of nearly every type of vacationer. From small intimate Inns to ocean front high rises, you will find what you are looking for in Ocho Rios

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