Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club

Last Inspected: June 2012

Beaches Ocho Rios is located on twenty-two acres of lush tropical gardens, a gorgeous private white sand beach in an area of Jamaica known for it's fun and nearby jungle activities.

Guests will enjoy 5 gourmet restaurants, 5 pools, a dedicated scuba practice pool, kids clubs for all ages and a beautifully renovated resort!

Beaches Ocho Rios was voted among the Top10 Best Beach All Inclusive Resorts by Parents magazine.

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Entirely New Redesigned Accommodations

in 2012 the resort was completely renovated.  The newly designed rooms and suites are now over-sized rooms with contemporary furnishings with flat screen TVs. living rooms, balconies, sofa bed, stocked mini fridge, microwaves, tub, individually controlled air conditioning and much more.

Rooms for families of 5 are the norm which is fantastic for larger families who want to be in one room.

Amazing All Inclusive Resorts Activities


Guests enjoy unlimited rounds of golf, greens fees and round trip transfers at the Sandals Golf & Country Club nearby (30 minutes away). Enjoy the complimentary PG-Certified golf clinic twice a week.

If you have a Junior golfer who is interested in further instruction, private Juniors instruction and clinics are available for a small fee.

Extra charges apply for the mandatory caddy, golf cart rental, PGA golf lessons, TaylorMade club rental, golf shoes.

Water Sports Included in Your All Inclusive Resorts Package

Canoes/kayaks, snorkelling, windsurfing, glass-bottom boat, 11 watersides, sail boats/Hobie cats and hydrobikes are all available for free to keep you busy on the ocean.

Scuba Diving is Included

Certified divers enjoy can enjoy up to 2 dives per day included for free.  If you've never dived before the resort offers the most comprehensive resort diving program - yes included free - and will provided you with the equipment needed for dives up to 30 feet. Just complete the resort dive course and your able to enjoy 1 one tank dive per day for the rest of your stay at Beaches.

Beaches Diving Information:

·      Scuba diving is included!

·      Beaches fleet of boats are specially designed, twin diesel Newton boats with a 16’ platform and freshwater shower

·      In partnership with DAN and National Geographic

·      Employs the most experienced crews in the Caribbean

·      New to diving?  Beaches has certification programs available or a resort course

·      Certified divers enjoy 2 “all inclusive” scuba dives per day

·      Enjoy 26 dive sites located 5-20 minutes from the resort

Beaches even offers Scuba for Kids

·      With the Bubblemaker Experience, Seal Team Program and Project a.w.a.r.e kids can learn about scuba diving in the resort’s 6 foot pool  and then move on as they are ready– minimum age 8 years

Why Ocho Rios? 

Ocho Rios is known as the action and adventure hub in Jamaica.  With it’s close proximity to countless tours and attractions, it is truly the place for anyone who wants to see Jamaica and keep busy.  Enjoy nearby Dunn’s River Falls, Zipline and River Tubing, Private Horseback Beach Riding, Rafting on Martha Brae River, Snorkeling, Diving, Deep Sea Fishing and more!  Or for anyone who loves Bob Marley, visit the Bob Marley Centre and Mausoleum – Nine Mile.

Nightly Entertainment:

·      Live shows

·      Beach party every week

·      Theme nights

·      Piano bars

·      Cocktail parties

·      Nightclubs

·      Bonfires

·      Live bands

·      Special events

·      Guest & talent shows

·      Liquid at Beaches Nightclub

o   For teens earlier in the evening with no alcohol available

o   For adults after teen hours serving alcohol

Pirates Island Waterpart at Beaches Ocho Rios

Enjoy 27,000 square feet of water park overlooking the Caribbean Sea. There are 9 water slides, a Kid’s Zone with a misting crab and squirting turtle, an Aqua Play Area and more including:

·      Treasure Isle Aqua-Play Area

·      Kid’s zone

·      Tons of Slides

·      Water Crawl Cargo Agua Play Area


Beaches Resorts really do offer the ultimate in all inclusive resorts vacation opportunities. Beaches offer something for every age group: – Infants Program for babies from newborn to 24 months.  Toddler program breaks children into age groups and activities taking children from 3 years to 5 years on endless indoor and outdoor activities.  Pre-teen programs for children offer activities for just this age group and an excellent opportunity to meet other kids their age and build lasting friendships. Teen programs for the older kids to make friends and participate in activities with other kids of their own age.

All programs are rum by professionally trained nannies and child care specialists who have been trained and certified in accordance with an accredited US university program. 

After hours nanny care and special needs nannies are also available for a fee.

Here’s a sampling of the programs offered:

Infants Program

·      For new born infants to 2 years old

·      Air conditioned nursery with cribs, strollers, high chairs, rocking chairs and more

·      Open from 9 am to 9 pm (hours may vary slightly with resort)

·      Parents are asked to provide:

o   Diapers including swim diapers

o   Baby wipes, diaper cream

o   Formula, bottles and baby food

o   Change of clothing

o   Sleeping toy if used

o   Sun screen

o   Towel

Toddlers Program

·      For children 3 years to 5 years old

·      Children must be potty trained to attend this camp

·      Toddler pools, collecting shells, face painting, treasure hunts, puppets, dressing in costumes, magic shows, sand castle building and more!

·      Parents are asked to provide:

o   Diapers - if used

o   Swimsuits

o   Change of clothes

o   Sun screen

o   Comfy toy for sleeping - if used

o   Beach toys

o   Beach hat

Pre-Teen Program

·      Fun-filled activities just for those that are above the toddler program but not yet a teen

·      Sailing, snorkeling, (age 8-10), swimming, beach volleyball, beach soccer, scavenger hunts, glass-bottom boat rides, pizza making, reggae jam sessions and more!

·      Kids are asked to bring:

o   Swimsuits

o   Change of clothes

o   Sun screen

Teen Program

·      Offering teens activities suited to their tastes such as nightclub with karaoke, group water sports, boat cruises, pool Olympics, tennis clinics,  dance parties, talent shows just to name a few

After Camp Care Program

·      Professional nannies are available at an hourly rate to care for children after kids programs end

·      Rates range between $10 per hour to $15 per hour – check resort for details

Children with Special Needs

·      One to one service provided by a professionally trained nanny

·      Will provide activities according to needs and abilities

·      Extra hourly charge will apply ($8.00/hour approx.)

Xbox 360 Kinect  - included free!

·      Lots of Xbox 360 games for teens and kids of any age to enjoy

·      Unlimited play time

Trench Town

·      Hang out spot with arcade games for teens and tweens

·      Large flat-screen TVs

·      Sirius Satellite Radio

·      Jamaican vibe throughout

·      Foosball

·      Air hockey

·      Basketball

Sesame Street – spend your vacation with Elmo, Big Bird and Friends!

·      Beaches is a proud sponsor of Sesame Street and it’s the only Caribbean resort where you’ll find colorful cast members including Elmo, Cookie Monster, Grover, Zoe, Bert and Ernie, Abby Cadabby, The Count and Big Bird!

·      Enjoy:

o    Sesame Street Character Parades

o   Sesame Street Stage Shows

o   Sesame Street Character Breakfast

·      Upgrade packages are available for: (fees apply)

o   Bird Watching with Big Bird

o   Story Time with Elmo

o   Bake with Cookie Monster

o   Discover Treasures with Abby Cadabby

o   Make Music with Bert & Ernie

o   Dance with Zoe

o   Explore with Grover

o   Make Number Magic with The Count