For a tropical getaway, head to Ocho Rios. This welcoming town on the north coast of Jamaica is like paradise and is packed with adventure. Spend your days relaxing on the stunning beaches with white sand and turquoise blue waters, as well as enjoy the range of fun activities available. From swimming with dolphins and river tubing to exploring waterfalls and ziplining, Ocho Rios really does have it all. Don’t forget to try some delicious jerk cooking in the town too. There are lots of Jamaican spots where you can enjoy the local cuisine, as well as international restaurants.
Top things to do include visiting Fern Gully. This stunning rocky gorge was created by an earthquake in 1907 and is home to over 500 types of beautiful ferns. The best beaches include Ocho Rios Beach and Mahongany Beach, with some lively atmosphere and beautiful surroundings. Tourists love to admire Dunn’s River Falls, where visitors can climb the limestone and swim in the lagoons. The Blue Hole is also a popular spot to relax in the blue pools created by waterfalls and be surrounded by lush forest. For something a little more active, head to the Rainforest Adventures at Mystic Mountain where you can jump on the chairlift and take in the views over the rainforest and coastline -- there's even a bobsled roller coaster and ziplines to explore. Elsewhere, at Dolphin Cove go snorkeling with stingrays and swim with dolphins, as well as watch sharks and ride a camel.
The best time to visit Ocho Rios for good weather is during August. In addition, the town is popular with tourists in November and December when there are still warm temperatures.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ocho Rios. The warmest months in Ocho Rios are May and June, when temperatures reach 98 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 69 ˚F. The wettest month in Ocho Rios is September with 14.74 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 2.53 inches of rain.
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