Tours / Attractions
Explore and Plan:
We are right where the action is! The Sunset Jamaica Grande is right where some of Jamaica's most famous attractions are located in the garden parish of Ocho Rios. Whether you are a nature lover or adventure seeker, the best attractions are just minutes away. From the famous Dunn's River Falls to river tubing on the White River. The on-property Tour Desk offers a wide variety of tours for really attractive prices. Great tours are also available to attractions in nearby cities.
Here's a sneak peek!
Dunn's River Falls: Jamaica's most famous attraction! This cascading waterfall satisfies both the nature lover and the adventure seeker. At the foot of the falls is a magnificent white sand beach. You may climb the falls, swim in its many pools or just relax beachside. The falls are famous for its aesthetics as well as the many famous persons who have visited it over the years.
Mystic Mountain: The Rainforest Adventures park at Mystic Mountain in Ocho Rios is the heart and soul of the Jamaica rain forest activities! You'll have ample opportunities to put on your explorer's hat and take your camera on a photo safari — this park takes you all the way from the seashore to 700 feet above sea level at the top of the mountain, stretching over 100 acres. This is one rain forest tour in Jamaica that will give your memory chip a workout it won't soon forget!
A must on anyone's list of "green" things to do in Jamaica, the environmentally friendly Mystic Mountain attraction is an unforgettable rain forest adventure for everyone in your family. The rainforest tour lets you indulge in an up-close and personal visit with a fascinating ecosystem, plus it gives you the chance to let your inner thrill-seeker take charge on four exhilarating Mystic Mountain activities including the Sky Explorer, the Bobsled Ride, the Canopy Zip Line and the unique Mystic Waterslide.
Dolphin Cove: This magnificent property has a natural cove which is surrounded by 5 acres of lush tropical rain forest. Visitors have the opportunity to interact and "Swim With" dolphins, enjoying the thrill and love of these amazing lovable animals. Visitors can also swim with, hold, feed and learn about the evolutionary secrets of the Caribbean sharks. Visitors can capture their dream of being a dolphin trainer by taking the challenge of being "Sea Keeper" for the day.
Dolphin Cove is the place to spend the day enjoying lots of fun activities. There is something for everyone. Entrance includes and allows guests the following activities as often as they wish. Guests can captain their own mini-boats and explore the coast, interact and snorkel with stingrays, take a glass-bottom kayak ride to explore the fascinating underwater world, watch the hilarious Shark Show and interact with exotic birds, snakes and iguanas on the Jungle Trail walk.
White River Tubing: Take a drive through the unspoiled hilly interior of Ocho Rios to the 17th Century Landmark "Spanish Bridge" where your expedition starts. Experienced tubing guides will take you on a breathtaking three mile journey down the White River. This river is not only known for its beauty but also as the dividing line between two of the most beautiful parishes in Jamaica, St. Mary & St. Ann. Feel the changing pace and moods of the white river while passing through coconut plantations and bamboo groves along the river banks. Enjoy many challenging rapids and enchanting lagoons. This is fun for the whole family and is the best kept secret in Jamaica.
Blue Mountain Bicycle Tour: "An exhilarating all-inclusive, all-day Jamaican adventure on the World's number one downhill bicycle tour! Experience what the New York Times Travel Section called "one of the most scenic vistas in the Caribbean". Your scenic descent winds through lush tropical rainforest home to hundreds of species of colorful birds and luxurious, blossoming plant life! Past cascading mountain waterfalls you continue your journey of discovery surrounded by Jamaica´s World Famous Blue Mountain Coffee plantations!
Furthermore, everything you need is all included - Jamaican brunch and lunch at our open air restaurant, expert guides, bicycles, safety equipment and a spectacular waterfall swim"
Coyaba River Garden & Museum: Located at the Shaw Park Estate, is a small but nice museum and botanical garden. The museum covers the history of Jamaica from the pre-Columbian time of the Arawak Indians up to the present day of the island's development. It also exhibits many cultural influences that have contributed to the creation of "the one", which brought the national motto of Jamaica, "Out of Many, One People".
The real splendor of this attraction in Ocho Rios is the beautiful and lush 3-acre garden, located 1½ miles south of Ocho Rios. Visitors will be guided on a 45-minute tour and will be introduced to the flora and fauna of Jamaica. Inside the Coyaba River Garden and Museum, they can also find crafts and gift shop and a snack bar.
Island Village: Just five minutes from the hotel is Island Village. One of Jamaica's newest shopping and entertainment attractions. Its picturesque open-air setting, boardwalk, natural spring lagoons and beautiful flowering trees provide a refreshing experience. It includes Margaritaville Club and Restaurant with its 100ft water slide, ReggaeXplosion - an interactive music museum, a cinema and a massive 40ft high stage overlooking a green that can hold up to 3,000 people. The Village features an array of diverse entertainment including Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, Cove Theater, and an outdoor concert venue. Come for the experience - stay for the shopping.
Fern Gully: No trip to Ocho Rios is complete without a visit to one of Jamaica's natural wonders a scenic three-mile tour that winds through embankments featuring about 500 varieties of ferns overhung by tall trumpet and mahoe trees that meet overhead to create a cool canopy with sunlight dancing through. Along the way interact with various street vendors selling iconic carvings, T-shirts and other souvenirs.
Harmony Hall Art Gallery: Harmony Hall was built in the mid-19th century as a Methodist manse, and is one of Jamaica's most beautiful buildings. Opened in 1981 after a year's restoration, it has since received international acclaim as an art and craft gallery. There are regular exhibitions during the winter season, featuring the works of Jamaica's finest painters and sculptors, and over 100 artists and crafts people are represented. The gift shop includes a range of prints, ceramics, books, fragrances and the ever-popular Annabella Boxes. All are welcome to browse, relax and enjoy the atmosphere. Harmony Hall is located 4 miles (6.4 km) from Ocho Rios on the main road to Oracabessa and Port Antonio. The gallery is open daily from 10:00am to 6:00pm.
Wassi Art Gallery: Offering one-of-a-kind original and hand painted pottery, a tour of the Wassi Art Gallery is a unique experience. Located in Great Pond, a small rural community in the hills of Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Wassi Art is now considered to be one of the premier pottery factories in the Caribbean.
Plan Your Itinerary:
The Sunset Jamaica Grande experience is just that…Grande! Whether you stay on property or get out and explore some of the most scenic and exciting attractions in Ocho Rios and beyond. The on-site Tour Desk is open daily offering a wealth of fun-filled tours to all area attractions at a very attractive price.
While on Property:
At Sunset Jamaica Grande, you'll find hidden lounge chairs and quiet beach spots to while away the hours doing nothing at all—but, just in case, we offer tons of fun things to do, too! Pick from five pools replete with plunge pools, waterfalls, a meandering river, hot tubs and the fabulous Lighthouse Waterslide.
Join a volleyball game on the 1,300-foot private white-sand beach or pick from a variety of non-motorized water sports including kayaks, water bikes and water trampolines. Work out at our full-service gym. Play a game of tennis, or head off-site for golf, horseback riding, polo or river rafting. Shop at the resort or head for the duty-free stores in the local craft market, just a five-minute from the resort. Dance the night away at the club or hit the electronic blackjack or slot machines. Kids keep busy, too, with Club Mongoose activities all day long!
- Explore the five swimming pools, meandering river and hot tubs
- Lounge on the 1,300-foot private beach, the longest in Ocho Rios
- Choose amongst a range of non-motorized water sports including kayaking, paddleboats, snorkeling and water trampolines
- Twist and turn down the Lighthouse Waterslide for a shooting good time.
- Enjoy evening entertainment
- Indulge in a massage, body scrub or beauty treatment in the spa*
- Golf, horseback riding, polo and river rafting nearby*
- Enjoy the gaming room with electronic blackjack and slot machines
- Club Mongoose and Jamstone kids program from 9:00am – 7:00pm
- Fitness Factory / Health Club – Extensively equipped with top of the line Cybex Equipment and aerobics area.
- Shop the resorts stores including a photo shop and island boutique with souvenir and craft items, along with logo and resort apparel
*At and additional cost