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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Oracabessa, Jamaica your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for an area by the Caribbean Sea with fantastic scenic views should visit Oracabessa in Jamaica. This resort is located on the north of the island and offers numerous things to do and is close to many other interesting places. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, cottages and villas.

Things to do on holiday to Oracabessa, Jamaica

Oracabessa provides a great base for the wonderful white sandy beaches on the north coast making it an ideal spot for sunbathing. The beautiful blue sea is very inviting for swimming and various watersports can be tried here such as surfing, jet skiing and kayaking. The area offers some wonderful places for hikers, horse riders and cyclists to roam with great scenic views to be enjoyed. Golf is very popular in Jamaica and there are some championship standard courses within close proximity to the resort, while nearby resorts also have tennis courts. Holidaymakers can take to the sea with deep sea fishing trips offered from several coastal villages on the north of the island. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from a covered produce market. Island Village and Ocean Village have numerous shops and restaurants and there are other areas where gifts and souvenirs can be purchased. This is a one street town so there are just a small number of bars and restaurants located here.

Places to visit on holiday to Oracabessa, Jamaica

Many areas of natural beauty can be found near Oracabessa, and one definitely worth seeing is Dunn’s River Falls in Ocho Rios. In the same area is Dolphin Cove where holidaymakers can swim with dolphins. The underground tour of Green Grotto Caves is a fascinating trip taking visitors back in time when they were shelter to the Arawak Indians. Shaw Botanical Gardens is an excellent place to see with some wonderful tropical plants. Prospect Plantation is a great house and gardens with a petting zoo, aviary and butterfly house as well.

Weather in Oracabessa, Jamaica

The temperature on the island remains fairly constant throughout the year with an average daytime high of 88 degrees Fahrenheit in the hottest months of July and August and 82 degrees in the coolest month of February. The dry season is January to June with tropical rainstorms sometimes in the hurricane season between June and October. There is an average of seven and a half inches of rainfall in the wettest month of October.

Travel to Oracabessa, Jamaica

Silver Sands is approximately an hour and 50 minutes drive from Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay via the A1 road. There are flights to and from numerous cities worldwide including Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Lisbon, London, Madrid, New York, Rome and Toronto amongst others. Two taxi firms are based at the airport as well as several car rental firms located in the Ground Transportation Arrivals Hall after exiting Customs and include Avis, Budget International, Champagne, Hertz, Island, Jamaica and Sunbird.

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Oracabessa Holiday Villas & Apartments (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Excellent

5 of 5
We, a party of 5 adults, thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this 3 bedroom spacious property. It's light and airy and lives up to the photography seen in the listing. Well-maintained, clean and tidy, providing all essential equipment need to make yourself at home including great wifi access . We found the house keeper, neighbours and staff at the front gate very welcoming and friendly which added to the feeling of being secure. Great location for travelling and touring Jamaica's north coast. I would surly recommend this property to family and friends
  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

My personal opinion

4 of 5
The picture gives a false impression. I had visions of sitting on the front porch sunning it, but, the actual apartment entrance was at the side. Nothing to do with the porch. The picture of the inside gives another impression that there is an upstairs ( bedrooms I assumed) to the apartment but this is not the case it is another holiday home. There is a locked gate at the bottom of the stairs. The accommodation is cute though Also there was nowhere you could sit in the "garden" to take in the sun. Or for kids to play. You could not leave open the front or back door for breeze due to insects flying in (obviously this is out of Claudette's control) The kitchen it self was fine. The oven did not work (Claudette did during a conversation mention that the oven may not work and should contact her if this was the case as she could swap it with the one upstairs) but I did not bother contacting her as could not deal with the hassle, and felt that it was known already about the oven so could have been changed previous to our arrival. ( I could be wrong!!!) Just used the gas rings on top. Although you are not on holiday to watch TV There were times that you stayed in due to some downpours and the choice of TV was not available. The channels were news, news and more news re mostly America. Although news is important you don't want it all day while on holiday. Variations of TV channels needed especially if children on holiday at the apartment (Yes there is a radio there) No children with us on this holiday. Claudette was in contact and happy to assist with what ever we may have needed, I did not advise her about the TV or the oven things as not worth the hassle for us or for Claudette whilst she was not in JA. To much phoning round for Claudette to be doing from England but thought I would mention it here, as well as the customer survey. You may be saying "if that was me, I would've called her but me, I was able to live with these things, they did not spoil my holiday, but think it was worth mentioning on the survey anf this feed back. Security staff were fun and also helpful (All of them). To us Scottys was not all it's cracked up to be. There are better Jerk Centres in and around Ochio The accommodation is in my opinion a bit Isolated without transport, but there are taxis and local mini buses to get you around, the fares are charged at the local rate.
  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

Beautiful property and surroundings

4 of 5
I would like to thank the majority of the staff members especially Chris who made my stay at the villa absolutely superb. The villa and surroundings were clean and cosy and would definitely recommend this villa to others. Unfortunately there were a few hick ups during my stay. The garden came across very rude and unwelcoming and although the swimming pool is stated on the website as private this is not the case as the pool is in fact shared with other guests. Apart from that everything else was very coche and the Chris the care taker was on point. Would definitely stay here again! Thank you.
  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017