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Ocho Rios Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Ocho Rios

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.

Best Time to Visit Ocho Rios

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.

Price and Availability Index in Ocho Rios

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Ocho Rios is in December, while the cheapest month is in September. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Ocho Rios is in the high season in August. Ocho Rios has its low season in September, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Ocho Rios tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Thursday. Vacation homes in Ocho Rios tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Ocho Rios

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ocho Rios. The hottest month in Ocho Rios is June, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚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 August with 0.59 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Ocho Rios

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more. Ocho Rios has 12028 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Ocho Rios comes in at $null per night. The average price of accommodation in is $463 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Ocho Rios can pick from 2006 places to stay that provide WiFi. 244 places to stay include a breakfast. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 622 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Ocho Rios, you'll want to pick from 1822 places to stay that provide parking. 1182 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 142 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Ocho Rios AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 8 providers, including 1568 places to stay from Airbnb, 138 accommodations from Homeaway and 138 places to stay from VRBO.

4416 of our places to stay in Ocho Rios have been rated by previous guests. They rated 28% as excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 4416 places to stay right now.

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