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Sandals Ochi


Having been completely reimagined and renovated in 2016, Sandals Ochi in Ocho Rios has both beachfront accommodations and rooms tucked away in the hillside of this beautiful location. For those looking for a unique travel experience the “Great House” offers a private location within the Butler Village that features an enclave of villas and plunge pools along with the exclusive services provided by your own personal butler. The Riviera Seaside accommodations include oceanfront property all within reach of The Ochi Beach Club's swim-up bar and promenade that feature romantic gazebos and an a la carte restaurant built right on the ocean. If you’re a golf fan, booking a room at this Sandals property provides you with full access to the resort's 18-hole golf course and the guest-approved Red Lane Spa.


Why is Sandals Ochi our #13 pick for Best Sandals Resort?


  • Sandals takes great pride in perfecting their resort grounds and the property is beautiful. With the most recent renovation it has a real Miami, South Beach vibe to it.

  • Featuring 16 restaurants there’s a culinary journey worth exploring that delivers an exceptional dining experience.

  • Sandals Ochi features 11 bars and the resorts first Speak Easy called “The Rabbit Hole”. You’ll need a password to get in. So make sure to ask around. Tip.. Find a Butler!

  • While the beach is small, it is beautiful and easy to swim in.

  • The towel game is less present here as there tend to be plenty of chairs and umbrellas.

  • Want to be active? We love the water sports offered here and the team running it! At Sandals Ochi, there is everything from scuba diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing and even Snuba. (not sure what that is? Ask us!)

  • Who doesn’t love a good piano bar on vacation? We do and the piano bar at Sandals Ochi is a lot of fun and they even have singing books available so everyone can join in.

  • We love the Red Lane Spa at Sandals Ochi. Make sure to visit! Want to plan it in advance? We’ll take care of all that for you.

  • There is a lot of activity at Sandals Ochi. They do beach parties right so if that is something your're interested in, be prepared to have a great time!

Additional considerations and tips about Sandals Ochi Beach Resort:

  • How long is the transfer time to Sandals Ochi? Approximately 90 minutes.

  • The Resort is large and hilly. As such, there are a lot of stairs and you will do quite a bit of walking.

  • There are two sections to this resort that are separated by a road.  The ocean side is where most of the activities are and for those close to the action the entertainment could be noisy while the Butler Village is more relaxing and quiet.  

  • If you want a butler at Sandals Ochi, make sure you know what your preferences are before booking a room. Not sure what to ask for? We’ll help you sort those out!

  • There is a shuttle that takes you to and from either side of the resort every 10 minutes.

  • There are Cabanas available throughout the resort but unlike some of the other Sandals properties there is an extra charge to use them.

  • This is a fun resort. If you’re looking for a good time with lots of action while having plenty of places to relax and unwind this could be the resort for you. Contact us today for more information and let us put our expertise to work by planning your personalized vacation to paradise! 

  • Want to know what our #14 pick is for the BEST Sandals Resort? Click here to find out!  #14 Best Sandals Resort

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