Where to stay around Runaway Bay?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 290 holiday lettings near Runaway Bay. From 145 villas to 105 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Runaway Bay is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Runaway Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Runaway Bay:

  • Mammee Bay Estates: 75 holiday homes
  • Crystal Cove: 50 holiday homes
  • Greenwich Estate: 27 holiday homes
  • River Oaks: 23 holiday homes
  • Great Pond: 26 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Runaway Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Runaway Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Turtle Beach: 636 holiday lettings
  • Island Village: 644 holiday lettings
  • Reggae Beach: 637 holiday lettings
  • Coconut Grove Shopping Village: 643 holiday lettings
  • Ocho Rios Fort: 685 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Runaway Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent villas in Runaway Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 145 villas in Runaway Bay. Our other popular types of Runaway Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 105 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Runaway Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 210 holiday homes with pool available in Runaway Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental home or villa in Runaway Bay, Jamaica your home away from home

    Jamaica is one of the world’s most desired holiday destinations, and the picturesque North Coast is where many of the top tourist accommodation and attractions lie. Ideally positioned in the centre of the north coast within touching distance of both Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, Runaway Bay is a town in the Saint Ann Parish which offers plenty for any visitor, with its excellent beaches and activities in the blue of the Caribbean Sea framed to a stunning mountain backdrop.

    Things to do in Runaway Bay, Jamaica

    Once a satellite town of nearby Ocho Rios, Runaway Bay is now a popular destination in its own right, with many of the same attractions but less of the crowds of its more famous neighbour. This includes a big white sandy public beach, as well as several private stretches. Ocean View Beach is an example of such a private beach, and offers excellent sunbathing and swimming, as well as showering facilities and bar/snack shops. A small entry fee is charged.

    Plenty of bars and restaurants can all be found in and around the area, with the main difference being that Runaway Bay nightlife is more laid-back and less hectic than some of the other nearby resorts, making for a laid-back but fun atmosphere in the evenings. At the other end of the scale, the open-minded may wish to consider the famous Hedonism III nudist resort, an adults-only resort which is built on 10 acres and has a liberal attitude to almost every vice going.

    Breezes Championship Golf Course, Bamboo river rafting, catamaran cruises and helicopter tours are just some of the various other options than can be pursued in and arund Runaway Bay.

    Places to visit on holiday in Runaway Bay, Jamaica

    Discovery Bay is just 7km east of Runaway Bay, and is a popular destination for tourists, due to its many historic sites such as Columbus Park and the Green Grotto Caves. 16km in the opposite direction along the coast, Ocho Rios has busy beaches and many water sports opportunities, including top quality scuba diving. A great range of tourist facilities make Ocho Rios the second most visited destination in the country and a must-see for any holidaymaker.

    Weather in Runaway Bay, Jamaica

    The fantastic weather is one of the main reasons why Jamaica is such a desirable holiday destination. Year-round hot temperatures peak at well over 30C in July and August, but even January and February can receive temperatures above this mark. The start of the year is the driest period, with rainfall highest in October and November.

    Flights to Runaway Bay, Jamaica

    Most tourists visiting the north coast of Jamaica head to Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay, which is around 40km from Runaway Bay. Thomson Airways offer direct flights from Birmingham, Manchester and London Gatwick, and Virgin Atlantic and British Airways also fly from London Gatwick. Flight time is approximately 10 hours.

    Sightseeing in and around Runaway Bay

    Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Runaway Bay has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Dolphin Cove (11.8 mi / 19 km)
    • Mystic Mountain (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
    • Prospect Plantation (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)

    Seasonal weather in Runaway Bay

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, September, June and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Runaway Bay

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Runaway Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Dunn's River Falls (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
    • Green Grotto Caves (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
    • Turtle Beach (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
    • Runaway Bay Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Cardiff Hall Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
    • Puerto Seco Beach Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)