5 Ocho Rios All-Inclusive Resorts (2024)

By K.C. DermodyK.C. DermodyK.C. DermodyK.C. Dermody is the author of Best Travel Guide for First Time Visitors to Ireland and has had hundreds of travel articles published online and in print, including Yahoo! Travel, Trips To Discover, Hotels.com, Travelocity, and many more. She also creates itineraries for major tour companies focused on Greece, Croatia, Iceland, Ireland, the UK, Canada, and the US.Meet Our Team | Updated on April 14, 2024 | Posted In: All-Inclusives by Destination


Jamaica offers a tropical climate that is perfect for a relaxed or active getaway, with its dry season spanning from December through April. Ocho Rios, one of the island nation’s most popular resort towns, is where couples go to get pampered at luxury resorts and enjoy great food, and magical beaches.

The city may be best known for the scenes filmed there for the first Bond movie, “Dr. No.” Some of Ocho Rios’ most stunning attractions include the renowned Dunn’s River Falls with its lush surroundings, natural pools for swimming, and 180-foot high cascades, and the Mystic Mountain adventure park.

Mystic Mountain is an unforgettable part of Ocho Rios’ rainforest. Exploring up to 700 feet above sea level is the perfect way to release adrenaline. Getting to the top provides hikers with the best view of Ocho Rios and there are numerous other activities. You might zipline above the canopy for a unique perspective over it all and then relax at the infinity pool and dine in the on-site restaurant.

Once visitors down from the mountain, Dolphin Cove offers swimming with dolphins. Ocho Rios is filled with romantic possibilities.

Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts

Couples can elevate their getaway in Ocho Rios by staying in one of its adults-only, all-inclusive resorts. Guests pay just once for all meals, premium drinks, and major activities without ever having to worry about the costs after checking in. Not even tipping. One payment takes care of it all for a hassle-free experience. These are some of Ocho Rios’s finest luxury all-inclusive, adult-only resorts.

Sandals Royal Plantation

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Sandals Royal Plantation offers the ultimate in luxury. This adult-only, all-inclusive, all-butler resort has 74 suites with a breathtaking garden or ocean view. This is where the pampering begins, with a dedicated butler who sees to your every need.

This gem of a resort has a country club vibe with its beautifully lush manicured lawns, roaming peacocks, elegant afternoon tea, and the nearby Sandals Golf & Country Club which received a four-star rating from Golf Digest. Meals, premium liquor, and snacks are included. 

The all-inclusive feature includes scuba diving certification and other watersports such as kayaking, snorkeling, and windsurfing. On land, guests can enjoy tennis, a pool, and a full-service fitness center. The resort’s Red Lane Spa continues the pampering with a steam room and pool. Couples’ massages are available in private areas of the gardens too.

Sandals Royal Plantation will also arrange tours to all the major local attractions, including fabulous Dunn’s River Falls. 

21+ Unlimited Dining Options

While Sandals Royal Plantation has five excellent restaurants that include French dining and a British pub, guests also have access to 16 other restaurants in other Sandals resorts nearby. That means you’ll have a total of 21 unlimited dining options. The “+” is a private, candlelit dinner that can be enjoyed anywhere in the resort. 


Sandals Ochi Rios

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Sandals Ochi Rios is a 100-acre Garden of Eden by the Caribbean, with villas, suites, and rooms, including a Butler Village for total indulgence. The Ochi Beach Club includes entertainment and food – you’ll have everything couples look for in a memorable getaway. In fact, if you’re searching for the perfect Jamaica wedding destination, this property offers the “Test-Drive Your Wedding program. It provides a sneak peek of this dream Sandals resort for up to three nights with total access to Sandals Luxury Included® vacation. You’ll be able to explore and indulge while dreaming up your big day.

Some of the highlights include private cabanas within the gardens and at the beach featuring comfortable beds and total privacy. The only interruption will be a private butler serving your food and drinks.

There are two spas at this large resort as well, both offering rejuvenating massages, while the fitness center includes physical training classes for those who want to keep up with their workout routines or take fitness to a new level. Complimentary tennis is available too, a golf course is nearby, and watersports such as diving certification, snorkeling, sailing, and paddleboarding are unlimited.

Impressive Dining and Nightlife

There are 16 different eateries to indulge in here. For a touch of fun, head to The Rabbit Hole, the Caribbeans’ first 1920s-style speakeasy. It requires a special password to enter and take advantage of the entertainment and special cocktails inside. Don’t worry, guests are safe as it hasn’t been raided yet.

In the evenings, Sandals Ocho Rios lights up with live entertainment and beach parties with fire dancers.


Couples Sans Souci

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Couples Sans Souci is an elegant Ocho Rios resort near Dunn’s River Falls with an abundance of dining options and activities.

The rooms, suites, and private villas face the ocean or garden with balconies and engulf guests in an oasis of pure tranquility sure to inspire romance. The villa, with its outdoor Jacuzzi, stands on a cliff overlooking the ocean.

Guests of the resort enjoy unlimited premium liquor, a room mini-bar, and entertainment each night. During the day, there is golf, tennis, unlimited scuba diving, and other watersports. Couples Sans Souci also hosts a rejuvenating mineral pool and a golf course. Plus, guests can enjoy tennis lessons and dance classes to quickly get moving to the rhythm of salsa and reggae in true Caribbean spirit.

The Spa at Couples has been called the “Best Caribbean Spa” by Travel + Leisure magazine. It specializes in massages and an assortment of healing therapies for the body and spirit. For couples, the spa offers side-by-side massages and pampering treatments.

Many Enticing Dining & Drinking Venues

Dining options include the elegant Palazzina and Casanova restaurants with indoor table service. For casual lunch and dinner on the beach, The Bella Vista Asian Restaurant has a menu focused on light fare, and the juice and smoothies bar is open for lunch as well. For a burger, guests can visit the Sunset Beach Grill. Of course, room service is available 24 hours a day.

When it comes to drinking, look forward to all-inclusive liquor at the Balloon Piano Bar.  Or sip cocktails at the Palazzina Bar on the terrace surrounded by the resort’s vibrant garden. If getting up to grab a drink is too much effort while lounging at the beach, all you have to do is signal with a bar flag, and the bar will come to you. Drinks are also available at the pool bar.

The Perfect Destination Wedding and Honeymoon

Couples Sans Souci will also arrange the perfect Jamaica destination wedding followed by an ideal Couples’ honeymoon. You don’t even have to leave the beach. A wedding planner will help with the most minute details to make that special day hassle-free, from the menu to the guest list to several ideal wedding sites within the resort, including the garden, gazebo, and right on the beach. 


Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort

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Jewel Paradise Cove resort is all-inclusive and adult-only, featuring 225 luxury suites complete with private balconies or patios. Guests have a choice of seven restaurants and six bars, and everything is all-inclusive. 

Guests can dine barefoot and in their bathing suits at the casual Aquamarina Beach Bar & Grill as well as Court Jesters located by the pool. The Sunken Treasure Swim-Up Bar is an oceanfront swim-up bar for sipping tropical drinks without having to leave the water.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are available at the casual Coral Café, while the Jade Samurai has teppanyaki-style eating, where knives are used to entertain the guests. The Platinum Restaurant offers traditional Jamaican cuisine. Moonstone, the resort’s Italian eatery is more formal and elegant with shoes actually a requirement here.

A Focus on Well-Being & Multiple Evening Entertainment Options

The resort focuses on the overall well-being of its guests, something that is particularly notable at the Radiant Spa. Treatments are designed to raise the spirit and the body with special packages available that include couples massages. Moreover, after dark, you can let loose with some live entertainment at the pool, poolside “dive-in” movies with cocktails in hand, and dancing the night away at the Bling Lounge.


Couples Resort Tower Isle

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Couples Resort Tower Isle is a beachfront all-inclusive, adults-only resort guaranteeing total privacy. Rooms and suites, all with a patio or balcony, overlook the pool or the ocean. Some suites have Jacuzzi tubs, and all come with mini-fridges that are filled daily. The secluded and new Oasis Spa Villas, which requires a five-night stay, feature terraces, plunge pools, and a daily spa itinerary. 

The resort has plenty for everyone to do as well. Dance classes can turn two left feet into Fred Astaire wannabes. A pro is available for tennis lessons, and there is a weekly clinic. Or, get in touch with your inner Zen with meditation classes. 

Just a few yards offshore, Couples Resort Tower Isle has the best au naturel beach in Ocho Rios which hosts a nude pool bar and buffet. 

There are several casual, veranda restaurants, while Eight River is an elegant indoor dining facility with white tablecloth service. A private, romantic three-course dinner under the stars and by candlelight can be arranged too.

Monday evenings are for the Manager’s Cocktail Party – lobster included. Guests can also enjoy some live music during live performances at the beach. Every Sunday, it is time to cuddle and watch a movie under the stars.

An All-in-One Wedding and Honeymoon

Ocho Rios is such an ideal wedding destination, it can serve as a wedding and honeymoon all in one package. No hassles, just relaxation. The Couples Resort Tower Island can design a personal wedding package to suit any couple with everything from preparing the ideal Jamaican menu to arranging the music of your choice. The wedding can take place on the beach or in an event space with accommodation available for over 50 making it perfect for ceremonies large or small. It’s the ultimate way to begin a life together!


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