Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Runaway Bay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Runaway Bay. This romantic and relaxing city is well known for its beaches, restaurants and waterfalls. Dunn's River Falls and Green Grotto Caves are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


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.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Runaway Bay

Fly into Montego Bay (MBJ-Sir Donald Sangster Intl.), the closest airport, located 40.2 mi (64.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Runaway Bay?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 440 holiday lettings around Runaway Bay. From 194 villas to 136 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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: 111 holiday homes
  • River Oaks: 29 holiday homes
  • New Buckfield: 236 holiday homes
  • Crystal Cove: 61 holiday homes
  • Greenwich Estate: 54 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Runaway Bay. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Runaway Bay Beach: 1,041 holiday lettings
  • Ocean View Beach: 1,034 holiday lettings
  • Cardiff Hall Beach: 1,034 holiday lettings
  • Golf Club at Jewel Runaway Bay: 997 holiday lettings
  • Ocho Rios Fort: 869 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Runaway Bay listed on 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. offers 194 Villas in Runaway Bay. Our other popular types of Runaway Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 136 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 14 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins 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 297 holiday homes with pool available in Runaway Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.