Ocho Rios Beach also called Turtle Beach is a recreational beach located in the town of Ocho Rios. Located between Moon Palace Jamaica and the Ocho Rios Marina.
The beach consists of coarse white sand with mild erosion, while the backshore vegetation with West Indian Almond (Terminalia catappa) and coastal grasses (Ammophila breviligualata). Seagrass beds are located close offshore with evidence of beach erosion. There is a run-down pier located on the shoreline.
There is a designated area for parking that can accommodate several vehicles.
Ocho Rios Beach has a large area that can facilitate parties, weddings, and family trips. Patrons can also enjoy snorkelling, scuba diving, swimming, glass-bottom rides, deep-sea fishing and, jet skiing. Food services are available such as snack shops for beachgoers as well as adequate bathroom and changing facilities. Patrons can also explore the waterfall and wildlife and adventure park that is located opposite the beach, Mystic Mountains.
|Entrance Fee||Adult: J$200/US$3; Child: J$100/US$1.00|
|Opening Hours||8:00am to 5:00pm|
|Beach conditions||Generally calm|
|Lifeguard Service||Lifeguard on duty, bathing area marked and, safety equipment in place.|
Accessed directly from the main road.
|Owned by||Urban Development Corporation|