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Beaches Ocho Rios, A Spa, Golf & Waterpark Resort

A3, Ocho Rios, Boscobel, Jamaica

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Beaches Ocho Rios, A Spa, Golf & Waterpark Resort

OVERVIEW

Hotel Overview

Views of the Caribbean
Terraced into a lush green hillside, this beach resort in Ocho Rios offers a 27,000-square-foot water park, glass-bottom boat trips, scuba diving, complimentary golf for all ages, and family activities.
All-Inclusive resort
Room rates at this lively island resort include all food and drinks at several restaurants, a children's club, water park, 5 pools, fitness facility, golf course access, and an airport shuttle.
16 room/suite types
Guests can select from 16 types of rooms and suites in several pastel-colored buildings. Amenities include wireless Internet access, air conditioning, cable TV, refrigerator, and hair dryer.

Amenity highlights:

Luxury amenities at Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club include Concierge Services (in select room categories), and of lush tropical gardens. The private white-sand beach includes sun loungers. Child care is available for an additional charge. A conference center offers facilities spanning (1,110 square feet), with catering services and audio-visual equipment available.

Adults can spend time alone at the adults-only Opa Sunset bar overlooking the Caribbean Sea while the kids are participating in supervised activities (surcharge) at the children's club or playing at the Xbox 360® Play Lounge. Families can play together at the 27,000-square-foot Pirates Island Water Park, which features 11 water slides. Additional resort amenities include wireless Internet access for a fee, multilingual staff, a fitness facility, 5 outdoor pools, 7 bars, shopping, and billiards/pool tables. Guest parking is free.

What to expect:

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Location

A3, Ocho Rios, Boscobel, Jamaica

Airport:

OCJ - Boscobel Aerodrome

ROOMS

Overview

Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club boasts beautiful gardens that border a white-sand beach with stunning vistas. Yet, the interior of the resort is equally impressive, with a variety of accommodations including spacious rooms, family suites, plus separate living areas and private patios. All rooms and suites include a king-size bed or two double beds, A/C, telephone, cable T.V, Clock-radio, safe, iron/ ironing board, coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator, private bath with tub and shower, amenity kit, and hair dryer. Most rooms and suites also have a double pull-out sofa and can accommodate one (1) roll-away bed. All rooms are tiled.

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • CD player
  • Ceiling fan
  • Child care (in room, surcharge)
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Extra towels/bedding in room
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - dial-up
  • Internet access - surcharge
  • Internet access - wireless
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Makeup mirror
  • Microwave
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Premium TV channel(s)
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway beds
  • Television
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls

DETAILS

Property Amenities

The majority of amenities and activities at Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for most amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information). Infants can be left in the care of certified nannies, while older children 4-7 and 8-12 can enjoy supervised group activities often based on the beach or in air-conditioned clubhouses. Teens enjoy their own recreation/meeting center. An air-conditioned Xbox Game Oasis provides video games and is open to all ages. A full-service spa featuring couples' rooms and sauna and steam rooms offers massage, reflexology, body wraps and scrubs, facials, waxing, hair braiding, paraffin treatments, and hair and nail care (surcharges). A fitness center contains cardio and weight machines as well as free weights and offers aerobics and yoga classes. Day-and-night family activities include dance contests, staff/guest talent shows, live bands, beach olympics, Pictionary and other board games, and clown/magic shows. Complimentary golf for the whole family is offered at the nearby Sandals Golf & Country Club. Also, kids can meet their favorite characters at the Caribbean Adventure with Sesame Street®. The resort provides a coin-operated laundry.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Arcade/game room
  • ATM/banking

Number of buildings: 3

Number of floors: 6

Number of rooms: 223

Policies

Know Before You Go

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Dining

The majority of meals and beverages plus gratuities at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for the Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).
Bayside Restaurant
Open-air restaurant with bleached-wood ceiling. Breakfast, lunch, dinner buffets of International cuisine. Open also for snack foods from late night until breakfast service begins. Dinner dress code: Resort evening.
The Venetian
Air-conditioned restaurant with Italian frescoed walls vaulted ceilings, green-and-white table linens. Open for dinner only (closed Tuesdays). A la carte Italian menu. Dress code: Resort evening.
Eleanor's
Air-conditioned white-glove service restaurant for adults only. Caribbean cuisine. Open for dinner only (closed Thursday). Nonsmoking. Dress code: Resort evening.
BBQ Park / Bella Napoli Pizzeria
Outdoor eatery serving barbecued fare, including the house specialty: jerk chicken. Ocean view seating with soft-serve ice cream machines, self-serve popcorn and soda machines. Dress Code: Resort Casual. Lunch served daily from late morning to early evening.
Neptunes
Featuring Mediterranean cuisine for lunch and dinner. Dinner dress code: Resort casual.
Josephine’s Creperie
Smoothie bar, bistro, and creperie. Opens from 10:30 AM to 9:30 PM. Dress code: Resort casual.

Recreation

The majority of recreational activities detailed below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).

Nearly 92 meters (100 yards) wide and 36.5 meters (40 yards) deep and featuring a large trampoline raft just off shore, the resort's beach includes thatched shades and lounge chairs. A 4-story self-serve elevator connects the beach to the resort's upper levels. The 5 outdoor pools include a main pool with a swim-up bar and a tiered tile waterfall. A second, free-form pool features 2 water slides, 1 straight and the other a spiral. The 2 spa tubs can accommodate up to 12 people.

After a $3 million expansion in September 2007 to the resort's existing water playground, the expanded, 2,500 square-meter (27,000-square-foot) Pirate's Island Water Park features 11 slides and water features for the entire family. There are 6 children's slides and a Treasure Isle play area, complete with water cannons and a treasure chest. For the resort's youngest guests, a kids' zone and zero-entry children's pool complete with a misting crab, a squirting sea turtle, and a splashing seahorse are available. The Water Park also features a tube slide, a body slide, and a speed slide. A water crawl play structure, complete with sea creature-themed stepping stones made from soft-play resilient foam is on site.

Use of equipment including kayaks, sailboats, windsurfers, and snorkeling gear, is complimentary, as are glass-bottom boat trips and banana-boat rides. Scuba diving equipment and trips for those age 10 and older are also covered by the All-Inclusive Plan, but certification courses (including at the beginner's resort level) are not. Beginners with resort-course instruction are permitted to go on 1 diving trip per day. Divers with certification credentials are permitted 2 trips daily.

Land sports include 4 tennis courts (2 lighted), a lighted basketball court, shuffleboard, outdoor chess, and a recreation area featuring a mini soccer field, jogging trail, and fishing pond.

Indoor gaming includes the Xbox 360? Play Lounge. Newly refurbished in 2012, it features controller-free gaming for the whole family on the Xbox Kinect?.

Other indoor activities can be enjoyed at the Trench Town, this hang out spot features electronic basketball setups, lightning-fast laser hockey, and club back-lights.

Roundtrip transportation and greens fees for Sandals Golf and Country Club 12 km (7.5 miles) away are part of the All-Inclusive Plan, but mandatory caddies as well as rental carts and clubs are not included.
  • Aerobics
  • Basketball
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Playground
  • Rafting
  • Running track/path
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction