Nearby Jamaica activities
Jamaica offers an array of activities on land and sea. Here are a few of our favorite Jamaica activities near Ocho Rios.
Minutes away from excitement
Boat tours and Fishing with Sunshine Watersport
See Jamaica from the water with a boat ride with Tony. Go to Dunn's River Falls or Laughing Waters and take in the gorgeous coastline. Ask Tony to stop off for you to snorkel. He knows all the great spots!
Fishing is also one of Tony's most popular activities. Bring back your fresh catch of tuna, snapper and more to the Chef who can prepare the fish to your liking for your evening dinner.
Blue Mountain Bicycle Tour
Take a mountain bike ride from high in the mountains of St. Ann through the woodland and meadow to the quaint village of Mount Zion and a thirst-quenching stop at the Spicy Grove tavern.
Chukka Cove Farm
In Ocho Rios, Chukka Cove farm offers polo lessons, horseback riding, farm tour, ATV rides and much more.
Coyaba Gardens & Mahoe Falls
This water garden features Mahoe Falls, a museum with artifacts from the Arawaks to the Plantation era, and gallery with prints, paintings and wood carvings.
Dunn’s River Falls
Jamaica's famous waterfalls are just 10 minutes away. Jamaica Inn guests can choose to take a boat ride with Tony to Dunn’s River Falls to explore the beautiful natural sight before the park opens and without the crowds.
The touring society of Jamaica develops tours and special events that bring visitors closer to island life, introducing them to the art, architecture, music, literature, history, natural beauty and people of Jamaica.
Firefly, the late Noel Coward's residence in Port Maria, is a 40-minute drive away. The scenic route offers spectacular views of the coastline and the Blue Mountains.
Jamaica Inn guests receive preferred green fee rates at Sandals Golf & Country Club, formerly Upton Golf & Country Club. Upton is two miles from Ocho Rios and 700 feet above sea level among verdant hills. The course is par 71 and 6,600 yards. Rental equipment is available.
Harmony Hall Great House
This art gallery, restaurant and bar offers the finest in Jamaican art and crafts.
Located just 5 minutes from Jamaica Inn, the Estate offers a Plantation Tour and horse trail riding.
Rafting on the Rio Grande
Located in Port Antonio, this is an all-day trip comprising of a two-hour drive along a beautiful, scenic coastal road followed by a two and a half hour bamboo raft trip with lunch.
Shop for souvenirs at Island Village and Ocean Village in downtown Ocho Rios.
St. Ann Polo Club
Watch polo every Saturday afternoon, weather permitting, while sipping tea at one of the Caribbean's oldest polo clubs.