Ocho Rios, Jamaica is where our fave Bachelor Ben Higgins professed his true love to Lauren in the fantastic drama filled fashion that only The Bachelor can deliver.
Brides and Grooms who want a “no problem” honeymoon will love Ocho Rios just like Ben and Lauren did. Ocho Rios known for its beautiful water falls and water sports is a popular destination for honeymooners. You can take a Catamaran cruise to the falls during the day and then enjoy a rum punch in the evening listening to Reggae sounds at night where you can explore local dance clubs.
Ocho Rios, known locally as Ochi, is named after the swift-moving rivers and countless tributaries in the area. This area of Jamaica is dense with vegetation. Ocho Rios is know for its water fun which includes tubing down the great White River, horseback riding in the ocean and scuba diving and snorkeling.
Luxuriant greenery, mountains that loom over white sand beaches and the world-renowned Dunn’s River Falls are what make Ocho Rios such an extraordinary destination. Tropical perfumed by allspice trees greets you upon arrival on Jamaica’s lushly forested north coast. The spicy aroma is just a start of the paradise to come from the nearby beachfront resorts at Ocho Rios and Runaway Bay.
The most popular activity is climbing the cascading tiers at Dunn’s River Falls. From these heights you can see the cruise ships docked at Ocho Rios,sandy bays, rocky coves and the peaks and valleys. Feel how the tropical heat is moderated by the windswept sea and cool mountain breeze.
There is plenty of local culture and shopping fairs. Ocho Rios is the birthplace of reggae superstar Bob Marley and the James Bond movie, Dr. No was filmed here.
With such a rich medley of sights, sounds and flavors, Ocho Rios and Runaway Bay are destinations well-suited to families, couples and outdoor enthusiasts.
Fun Fact: The Ortanique fruit is unique to Jamaica and is a cross between a tangerine and an orange. Its name is derived from the words orange, tangerine and unique
Weather: The warm season lasts from June 8 to September 30 with an average daily high temperature above 88°F. The hottest day of the year is August 3, with an average high of 89°F and low of 78°F. The cold season lasts from December 10 to March 17 with an average daily high temperature below 84°F. The coldest day of the year is February 19, with an average low of 73°F and high of 83°F.
Ocho Rios is perfect for the adventurous and social honeymoon couple. Grab your partner’s hand and make it a stay to remember. Contact Brides Travel and Start Now to plan your visit to Ochi! You can even stay in the suite where Ben stayed on his overnights!