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Main Street P.O. Box 771, Ocho Rios Jamaica
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#7 of 37 hotels in Ocho Rios
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•Situated on over 100 acres of lush hillside gardens overlooking the Caribbean Sea•529 villas, luxury rooms and suites with fantastic mountain and ocean views•94 pools (7 large public pools), 22 whirlpools•16 dining options including room service for butler serviced suites•2 luxurious Red Lane Spas•Complimentary golf at Jamaica’s most elite and popular golf course, the Sandals Golf & Country Club (Transfers to the golf course are included)•Over 5,000 sq. feet of first class meeting and conference facilities•Recently completed US$60 million renovation/refurbishing exercise•Voted Sandals Resorts “World’s Leading All-Inclusive Company” 16 years in a row•Voted Sandals Resorts “Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand”, 18 years in a row•Voted Sandals Grande Riviera ‘Jamaica’s Leading Resort’
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Room & Suite (2,630)2,630
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Free airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Paid wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Fitness classes
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Golf course
Tennis court
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Karaoke
Table tennis
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Adults only
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Private beach
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English
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nightnurseFlorida wrote a review 7 May
Sarasota, Florida103 contributions55 helpful votes
My husband and I are seasoned travellers and have been to several countries including Cuba and Bora Bora (our favourites) our travel agent finally convinced us to go to Sandals which i felt was very expensive we could go back to Bora Bora to our over the water bungalow for the same price but we decided to try it for our 12 yr anniversary the first time travelling in 3 years. Well the 5 star luxury included did not apply to us from checkin to check out. We will not visit again
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Carla0207 wrote a review Mar 2021
Corpus Christi, Texas64 contributions9 helpful votes
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My husband and I visited this Sandals resort for the first time in April 2018, after having vacationed at the Royal Bahamian in Nassau, Bahamas twice, and falling in love with Sandals. We had an absolute blast at Sandals Ochi, and the resort grounds were beautiful and the staff were superb. We stayed on the Riviera, or Beachside, with a stunning view of the beautiful Caribbean waters and mesmerizing sunsets, in a Butler suite for 4 days, and then on the Hillside in a Butler suite for the remaining 3 days of our trip. This resort was perfect for us, as we love being active and social. There is always something going on, with so much entertainment, even poolside. One of our favorite nights is Beach Carnival night. The restaurants and food on the resort are exquitisit, as is our experience thus far at all Sandals Resorts that we have visited. In our opinion, you can't really go wrong with Sandals! We met so very many wonderful people from everywhere, including the awesome resort staff. The very next April (2019) we made a return visit to Ochi to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. We again, LOVED EVERY MINUTE of our 7 days there, and we have another trip booked. If you are looking for an exciting, fun and entertaining resort, this is the place. While there, a visit to Dunn River Falls is a must. (if you are in good shape and/or not fearful to hike)
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Beron Hurst, Owner at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort
Responded 8 Mar 2021
Hello and thank you for sharing your Sandals Sandals Ochi review with us! It was a pleasure to read your review as it seems we were able to meet all of your expectations for this trip. We are delighted to note that you enjoyed our gourmet dining options along with our other amenities. Providing variety for our valued guests is among our goals and we love knowing when everyone is satisfied! We appreciate your review and are also looking forward to hosting you again soon!
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Kaelyn V wrote a review 4 May
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This was our second time at Ochi and it was better than the first—even with COVID measures! We stayed in a club level poolside room. Last time we had a butler and we decided the perfect level of care for us is club level. Our room was nice and near the bottom of the hill so we were able to walk to and from the main building and the hop easily. We did have a few minor issues with our room but it was all fixed promptly. We missed the guys who restock the bar, but a simple call to the desk fixed it promptly (we would just be in the room when they needed to get in, nothing major). We did request a new ironing board cover as the original was too thin and left marks on our cloths. This, again, wasn’t a huge problem. I mostly want to point out how helpful and accommodating the desk was. The club level would call every day to check if we were happy or needed anything. Fantastic communication. Naomi booked all of our dinners on our first day and matched the evening activities with locations and times. It was perfectly done. All of the food is fantastic! You can’t go wrong with any of the restaurants. We didn’t do any excursions as we didn’t want to increase COVID exposure to us, other guests, or the locals. However, we had plenty to do each day. The playmakers were so fun. Anice, Renee, Tashina, Ajay, and Shanik were fantastic with games, music, and activities during the day and then their performances at night were outstanding. The entertainment was definitely better this time! Go to the shows! They will wow you! We loved the water sports and the tie dying-what a fun souvenir. We had a couples massage at the spa and it was fantastic. The level of service there is amazing. I highly recommend a massage on your first few days (before the sunburn happens). Finally a shout out to Hugh the Hop Driver. He drives the cleanest bus around! The Hop takes you back and forth from the hillside to the poolside all day long. We rarely had to wait. Hugh took so much pride in making sure his bus was clean after each group got off the bus. Thank you! My one issue was that not enough guests wore masks indoors. While most of Sandals is out doors and there is enough space to practice social distancing, some spaces are indoors and masks should be worn (lobbies, the Rabbit Hole, The Hop). There are signs everywhere, but no one saying anything to guests. I would just say to be mindful of the locals and keep your masks on to keep them safe! We’re still in a pandemic.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Lydia S wrote a review 4 May
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We had our wedding at Sandals ocho, it was exceptional. Kamesha Dennisur is the best. I didn't have to worry about ANYTHING. Everything was well taken care of. Excellent attention to details and exceptional professionalism. Rodroy catered the wedding. This was food for the soul. I Fuljoyed ever bite of the jerk salmon. The Resort Manager Mr Clarke, thank you for your hospitality. You have a great team.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Melissa F wrote a review 4 May
Hainesport, New Jersey3 contributions
The resort was great and the perfect way to relax after 2020. Miss Ethel's Piano Bar was great-Cragen and Panda are awesome. Kirkpatrick is a great bartender. The main pool on the hillside is where to go!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$368 - US$754 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
sandals grande riviera beach & villa golf hotel ocho rios, sandals grande riviera beach and villa golf resort, sandals ocho rios, ciboney ocho rios
LOCATION
CaribbeanJamaicaSaint Ann ParishOcho Rios
NUMBER OF ROOMS
529
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sandals Ochi Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Sandals Ochi Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Dunn's River Falls and Park (5.4 km), Blue Hole (5.9 km), and Konoko Falls & Park (2.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sandals Ochi Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Juici-Beef Patties, Miss T's Kitchen, and Christopher's.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Sandals Ochi Beach Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Sandals Ochi Beach Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Sandals Ochi Beach Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Firefly (1.5 km).