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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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                                                                                                      Lovely spacious villa

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                                                                                                      Caribbean Dawn is a lovely spacious villa within the safe and well maintained Mammee Bay estate. The Villa has four seizable bedrooms all with air conditioning. There is a very large living area divided into different areas all well laid out. Large double doors look out onto the beautifully maintained garden that includes two mango trees. The villa also comes with a pool table and that most important of modern requirement wifi. A short pleasant walk along a coconut lined avenue takes you to a private beach with a beach bar. It's not cheap but then you a paying for good service and a view to across the sea. There are various activities available or just enjoy a cold beer or cocktail. We were met by Audrey who introduced us to the villa as well as Nellie who comes in each weekday and will cook for a small payment. Her ackee and saltfish went down a storm. Without doubt Nellie is a gem. A short drive along the coast takes you to the busy town of Ocho Rios which contains a number of restaurants. We would recommend Miss T's just past the amazingly busy clock tower on the left. Good quality food at reasonable prices with a number of vegetarian options. Just watch the car's undercarriage when you go into their car park. Evita's is up the hillside and a little more expensive but definitely worth a visit. For those who prefer quick food then try the Island Grill and Juci Patties. There is now a new toll road just down the road from the villa that takes you into Kingston and Spanish Town. State of the art road which goes through some stunning countryside. The national art gallery in Kingston is definitely worth visiting. So for those looking for a good safe family sized villa in a lovely setting, near to the beach and within easy access to Ocho Rios then like us Caribbean Dawn could be the place for you. Mark, Paulette, Wesley, Louis and Jasmine.
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                                                                                                      Great family fun!

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                                                                                                      Everything was exactly what we expected! Our family had a great time!
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Mar 2017