Affordable Family Vacation Ideas

A family vacation in Ocho Rios, Jamaica doesn’t have to break the bank. With some smart pre-planning, you can have an amazing trip that the whole family will remember for years to come.

Get more perks, such as privacy, space, amenities, and home comforts by renting a vacation villa, but spending less on your trip.

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Is Jamaica Safe for Families to Visit

Jamaica has a reputation for having crime problems, however this is sometimes not deserved and is certainly not relevant to tourist areas. Tourism is very important to the island and thus huge efforts are made to keep this jewel safe. As a result tourist areas are extremely safe for everyone, including families. You simply need to exercise common sense, just as you wouldn’t go into known bad areas at home, the same applies to Jamaica. The majority of locals are hard working, friendly people that warmly greet visitors.

 

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Best Ocho Rios Family Excursions

Ocho Rios, Jamaica isn’t just for the party or cruise crowd. The town is incredibly versatile and one of the best locations in Jamaica for family vacations. In addition to great beaches Ocho Rios has tons of activities suitable for families, so many in fact that it would be hard to do them all in one visit. You can enjoy the various activities individually, or purchase a package that includes more than one.

 

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Ocho Rios Villa, book your family vacationRenting A Jamaica Villa  is the REAL All Inclusive Experience

How To Get To Ocho Rios From Montego Bay

To get to Ocho Rios from Montego Bay, Jamaica, the best airport to fly into for your villa vacation is Montego Bay Sangster International Airport. The airport sits on Jamaica’s northwest coast, making it a gateway to the best tourist areas of the island. It is a reasonable one-and-a-half-hour drive from the airport to Ocho Rios. It is also possible to fly into Kingston Norman Manley International Airport, just over two hours from Ocho Rios.

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One-Day Excursions From Ocho Rios For Families

While Ocho Rios has fantastic excursions for families, it isn’t the only place worth exploring on the island. There are many one-day family excursions that you can take. Your driver will take you from your villa to any destination you would like to visit, wait for you, and bring you home in the late afternoon or at a time you agree.

 

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Ocho Rios Jamaica ¨C A Very Special Location

Ocho Rios Jamaica isn’t just a beautiful, tropical vacation destination. It has a long and sometimes turbulent history that make is a very special location. Your stay in the Jamaica Ocean View Villa places you centrally to the island’s most historic sites and best attractions.

 

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The Jamaica Vacation

Staying in a resort means that you can have a sun vacation with everything on-site. Restaurants, pools, activities, the beach, and guest rooms are all in one place. You never have to leave if you don’t want to, meaning you don’t have to worry about  driving. However, you never get to experience what a destination is truly like, in this case the real Jamaica. Part of traveling to a new place is to have an adventure, exploring and experiencing the local people and culture. Resorts isolate you from what a destination is truly like.

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Renting a villa in Jamaica for your vacation instead of a resort or hotel can be a great way to experience Jamaica. You get more space, more personal, hands-on service, and more privacy than you would at the giant resorts…among other perks!

That said, villa rentals in Jamaica aren’t for everyone.

Are they for you? If these 7 reasons sound like you, you might want to stick to the resorts and hotels instead!