One of the most popular destinations for all-inclusive family holidays in Jamaica, Beaches Ocho Rios Spa, Golf & Waterpark Resort on the island's northern coast has masses to entertain everyone from tots to teens, including a large waterpark, a private white-sand beach, four restaurants, a spa and free golf at the nearby Sandals Golf & Country Club.

The outstanding kids' facilities and entertainments include Sesame Street® breakfasts and parades and the latest in gaming at the XBOX 360® Play Lounge. But if you can tear yourselves away from the resort, there are plenty of excursions to take you out and about discovering Jamaica's natural wonders and culture, from reading trips to local schools to chairlifts over the rainforest to Mystic Mountain with its bobsleigh run and hummingbirds.

See our review of a family holiday at Beaches Ocho Rios.


There is a choice of flights (direct and indirect) to Montego Bay International Airport. Beaches Ocho Rios is on the north coast of Jamaica about a two-hour transfer from the airport.

Beaches Ocho Rios Resort

What to expect

Diving centre
Kids club
All-inclusive option
Beside beach


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This is an all-inclusive resort. Your holiday includes unlimited gourmet dining at 7 restaurants (breakfast, lunch, dinner and anytime snacks), unlimited drinks including premium liquors and premium house wines and a stocked bar in your room. 

Included facilities/activities:

  • Pirate Island Waterpark
  • Kids' Camp (see 'Childcare' above)
  • Caribbean Adventures with Sesame Street (may include science fair, birdwatching, baking, recycling crafts, dance party, storytime and more)
  • PADI diving centre - diving for certified divers, up to 2 dives a day
  • Watersports with professional instruction, including snorkelling, sailing (Hobie and Laser Bug boats), windsurfing, paddleboards, kayaks, aquatrikes
  • Beach volleyball, basketball and pool tables
  • Tennis
  • Fitness centre with classes such as HIT, Absolute ABS, tennis clinics and kids yoga
  • Green fees for golf at Sandals Golfclub
  • Liquid at beaches, nightly teen club
  • Xbox Play Lounge
  • 6 bars, including swim-up bars
  • Free WiFi (in room and all common areas)
  • Daytime and evening entertainment

Facilities/activities that carry an extra charge: 

  • PADI diving centre beginner courses
  • Snuba - scuba diving with the ease of snorkelling
  • Learn to Sail course (min. age 8 years)
  • Spa treatments - including some for tweens and teens!
  • Sesame Stree VIP Packages 
  • Caribbean Adventure Tours - such as canopy/zipline tours, 4X4 and dune buggy adventures, dolphin encounters and even bobsledding!
  • Mandatory golf caddies and optional golf buggies


Kids Camp is run by INA certified childcare staff and caters for children from newborn to teenage! Age-appropriate activities are offered in each programme and may include activities such as:

  • Beach science
  • Beach Olympics
  • Talent shows
  • Treasure hunts
  • Arts and crafts
  • Beach games
  • Watersports
  • Boat cruises
  • Tennis clinics
  • Reggae jam sessions
  • Karaoke
  • Discos and dance parties

The Kids Camp is divided into the following age groups:

  • Infant Programme (0-2 years)
  • Toddler Programme (3-4 years - must be potty-trained)
  • Navigators Programme (5-7 years)
  • Adventurers Programme (8-10 years)
  • Tweens Programme (11-14 years)
  • Teen Programme (15-17 years)

Private childcare can also be arranged (extra charge applies). 

Special Needs Programme
Beaches has the Caribbean's first Certified Autism Centres. All Kids Camps team members have the requisite knowledge, skills, temperament and expertise to cater to all children, including those with autism and other special needs.  

You can also request a 'one-on-one' Beaches Buddy to be with your child for your entire stay or for a few hours, including during Kids Camp and after hours in a sensor-friendly location of your choice. This service does carry an additional charge

Making new friends with the kids club.

Making new friends with the kids club.

Room choices include this Beachfront Concierge Terrace Suite.

Room choices include this Beachfront Concierge Terrace Suite.


There is a wide choice of rooms and suites, sleeping from 2-5, some with a separate living room. The decor is in a luxurious, colonial style. Choose between tropical garden view, ocean view and beachfront; and between verandas/balconies and 'walk out' (ground floor terrace) rooms/suites. Some suites also offer a concierge service. Cots are available on request.

The resort's own water park is sure to be a hit.

The resort's own water park is sure to be a hit.

The menus cater to all tastes.

The menus cater to all tastes.

A beautiful resort offering fun for the whole family.

A beautiful resort offering fun for the whole family.