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Ocho Rios Holidays

Ocho Rios holidays are a tourist’s delight. Ocho Rios is a town in the mystic islands of Jamaica. In Spanish meaning ‘eight rivers’, the town of Ocho Rios lies in the parish of Saint Ann on the north coast. Fishing has been a major contribution in the economy of Ocho Rios, however now tourism is also forming a significant constituent of the economy here. Thousands of cruise ships depart and arrive in Ocho Rios. There fore, holidays to Ocho Rios are for those want to be close to the sea and discover its treasures. In the Dolphin Cove in Ocho Rios, tourists can make most of their holidays in Ocho Rios by interacting and learning more about dolphins. In fact its use can be seen in the first James Bond film of 1962, Dr No. Holidays in Ocho Rios is popular for their scuba diving and snorkelling.

Ocho Rios beach holidays mean playing in clear and safe waters. The beaches of Ocho Rios lay 6 miles long from Mammee Bay to Oracabessa. Therefore, tourist can enjoy their days with water sports such as snorkelling and chill by the night by taking a romantic stroll. At night, tourists can also do some pub hopping or dance at the nightclubs in Ocho Rios as nightlife in Ocho Rios revolves around cabarets, live bands, discos and beach parties. In the day, visitors may also indulge in land based sports to have the best of Ocho Rios holidays. Sports such as mountain biking, golf, tennis are popular sports played here in the resorts and beaches. Another extravagant thing to do in Ocho Rios holiday is to submit yourself to duty-free shopping, souvenirs and jewellery as Ocho Rios is popular in Jamaica for jewellery shopping. The beauty of Ocho Rios holidays lies in visiting the place and its many attractions such as botanical gardens in stark contrast with the beach, colonial mansions that spell past, Dunn’s River Falls, Fern Gully, Green Grotto Caves and other excursions.

General Etiquette in Ocho Rios

Those heading to holidays to Ocho Rios must keep in mind that it is a Jamaican town. In Jamaica, tipping is not a compulsion. In fact where there are boards of No Tipping, one must not tip there. However taxi drivers and porter can be tipped at US $1. 

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