Beaches in Ochos Rios Jamaica

Ocho Rios is a popular Jamaica vacation destination because of its stunning beaches and year round sunny weather. The city has something for every beach bum including public beaches with beautiful craft vendors; and serene, sugary covers perfect for swimming enthusiasts. And when it comes to nightlife, you don’t have to go elsewhere – Ocho Rios has you covered! While the beaches in Ocho Rios are just perfect for day-time fun, lying on the beaches and enjoying the sun, there are lots of amazing beach bars and restaurants. Here are some great beach bars located within short distance of your Jamaica vacation villa to enjoy the best of it all

Margarittaville beach bar in Ocho Rios


The Margaritaville bar and restaurant is one of the busiest spots in Ocho Rios. This Caribbean themed beach bar, which started operations in 2002, attracts local visitors and tourists alike.  Depending on your choice, you can ask for your drinks to be served in souvenir glasses. What’s more, The Margaritaville bar and restaurant feature a gift shop, a 100 meter water slide, whirlpool hot tub, a swim-up bar and easy access to the Island Village Beach.

During the day, the atmosphere is mostly calm and laid-back, with guests enjoying mouthwatering meals and chilled drinks while lazing in the sun. However, the bar comes to life at night with DJs playing music of all genres. Also, customers enjoy live concerts performed by popular Jamaican bands. If you’d like to feel the rhythm of the island wash over you, Margaritaville is the place to be. Guests will be treated to a nice time.

Bamboo Beach Club

Bamboo Beach Club is a popular attraction in Ocho Rios to experience “Reggae-Style” hospitality at its best.  White sand, crystal clear water and amazing views make Bamboo Beach Club an incredible place to visit. The seashore is lined with sprawling almond trees and Caribbean bamboo huts, thus creating a more relaxed atmosphere for all.

In addition, this retreat features cultural shows, live entertainment, unlimited food and drinks as well as complimentary beach chairs. Take a dip in the blue waters, watch your kids build sand castles, and sip on chilled bottles of beer as the DJ keeps jamming loud reggae and dance hall music.

Sugar Pot Ruins Beach Bar & Restaurant

It is, however, difficult to find as many beaches as unique as Sugar Pot Ruins Beach. Located on the north eastern coastline of Jamaica in Rio Nuevo, Sugar Pot Ruins is a natural scenic bay, less congested alcoves. The area earned its name from cast iron sugarpots, which dates back to the 19th century, deposited at the ruins of an old wharf once used for exporting coconut, sugar and log wood.

The restaurant serves delectable local Jamaica dishes and freshly prepared seafood. Guests can enjoy fresh fish, and tasty jerk served alongside chilled bottles of drinks on the beachside.

Remarkably, Rio Nuevo attracts less crowd unlike other popular beaches nearby, which makes it an ideal location for a romantic getaway. Furthermore, the beach is perfect snorkeling, so remember to bring snorkeling gears. There are lots of shades under which guests can relax and unwind while enjoying breathtaking views of the white sand beach.

Sugar pot beach bar Ocho Rios Jamaica

Mahogany Beach Bar

Comparatively, Mahogany Beach is smaller, more serene and isn’t as congested to the main beaches in Ocho Rios. Located at the eastern end of Mallards Bay, Mahogany Beach bar features a serene atmosphere.

The bar’s location behind the sand makes it perfect for a light lunch. The place is particularly popular with locals and tourists alike; it comes alive on weekends with DJs blasting reggae and dancehall music. Aroma of jerk cooking fills the air. Mahogany Beach bar serves a mix of local and Caribbean dishes, so you have plenty of food options to choose

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Bamboo Blu Beach

Renowned for being Ocho Rios hidden jewel, Bamboo Blu Beach is located in Mamme Bay. In addition, the shores are lined with tall, beautiful palm trees. Notably, Bamboo Blu Beach has established itself as a perfect relaxation center with its beautiful beach bar and restaurant.

Bamboo Blu Beach restaurant is always jam packed with locals and tourists alike looking for the ultimate place to relax, unwind and experience the best of Jamaican hospitality. Not only that, they offer one of the finest oceanfront restaurant dining experience with a menu ranging from delicious jerk, pastas, lobsters, and burgers just to mention a few. Guests can also enjoy a mix of Jamaican, Caribbean and European dishes all beautifully complements by a mouth-watering bar menu. Facilities include a private beach, cabana beds, gym, complimentary Wi-Fi and a private car park.

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What better way to relax in Ocho Rios than at a beach bar? Enjoy cool sea breeze, stunning views, world-class facilities, mouthwatering local and international dishes and the best drinks. The aforementioned beach bars are ideal getaway spots while vacationing in Ocho Rios Jamaica.

Insiders Tip: Book 7 Nights or more at Villa Serenity, and receive FREE Chauffeur and Coach to take you to all your excursions, Including Beach Bars!!!