Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Ocho Rios that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $63 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Ocho Rios. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience a villa in Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios is a popular resort area and one of the top spots for villas in Jamaica. The port town boasts a massive harbor for boating and charter tours, spectacular bay beaches with sheltered waves, and a dense surrounding rainforest with rivers and waterfalls. One of the highlights of Ocho Rios is the Dunn’s River Falls, which is a towering waterfall with lagoon pools at its base for swimming. Plenty of adventure tours are available for hiking, watersports, jungle zip-lining, and more. If you prefer urbanite experiences, there’s no shortage of diverse dining and nightlife in the area.

Things to do

Natural wonders in Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios is packed with amusement areas, where you can try everything from bobsledding to zip lining, but some of the most popular attractions are the region's natural features. At Dunn's River Falls, you can climb up a series of short waterfalls in a single line, while holding the hand of your neighbor on each side, getting soaked in the gushing water along the way. Elsewhere, in the mountains, the Blue Hole is another spot where you should expect to get wet. Head here for the chance to leap into natural swimming pools, formed by a waterfall, amid a lush, green landscape.

Activities

Listening to reggae in Ocho Rios

Thanks to its beachfront locale and cruise port, Ocho Rios boasts endless activities, and there are lots of tour providers on hand to take you to the best spots. You can choose your way to get around here, whether on horseback rides along the beachfront, ATV tours through the hills and wilderness or party cruises on catamarans that pause at prime snorkeling spots and waterfalls. Bob Marley tours are popular here, too, and typically include visits to his childhood home while listening to reggae tunes. There are lots of opportunities to get out on the waves, with water activities like jet skiing and paddle boarding easy to come by.

Weather

Winter sun in tropical Ocho Rios

The tropical climate in Ocho Rios means warm temperatures in every season, perfect for beach days and snorkeling trips out on the waves. Since summer is the rainy hurricane season, most vacationers choose to come between January and March, when afternoons in the 80s offer a reprieve from the winter weather at home. Since this is a popular time to travel to Jamaica, you'll want to reserve your Ocho Rios vacation rental early to ensure that you secure your ideal dates. Why not plan a visit at the end of fall, when you can take advantage of a brief window between the rains and busy season?

Natural features

Island gems in Ocho Rios

The island landscape of Jamaica means there are lots of amazing natural features to discover around your Ocho Rios vacation rental, from sandy beaches leading out to the sparkling blue Caribbean waves, to the green forests, mountains and waterfalls as you head inland. If you're looking for a sandy swath near Ocho Rios, head to Turtle Beach, which offers a dreamy scene of white shores, palm trees and boats bobbing in the marina. Nearby, the Turtle River runs inland and leads to a series of waterfalls and a lush, tropical garden full of native plants where you can see exotic birds.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ocho Rios

Fly into Montego Bay (MBJ-Sir Donald Sangster Intl.), the closest airport, located 53.7 mi (86.4 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ocho Rios?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 674 vacation rentals around Ocho Rios. From 401 house rentals to 184 villa rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.