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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+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      Fantastic ...but

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      I would highly recommend this place for families or couples. Excellent communication from the Owner Neal although I think maybe an information leaflet or something similar would be helpful as I couldnt think of questions to ask, and by the time I did.....it was too late so we figured things out as we went along. The hosts at the complex, Nigel & Renee are absolutely fantastic hosts and couldn't do enough for us. We had a great time and even spent a fair bit of time socialising with them as if they were part of our group. The only thing that marred our stay was the driver that generally does the airport pickups and trips around the island, JUNIOR. He is arrogant, extremely rude and false. He is extremely overpriced for his "trips". Around day 3 we questioned his costs for trips being a bit high, as an example he charged US$130 for the airport pickup (each way - approx 75 miles), for a trip to the Marley mausoleam (25 miles away) he wanted to charge us US$140. 1/3 distance $10 more?? (all we wanted to do was negotiate a more reasonable price) his reaction was to shove our money for the airport return at the end of the holiday (US$120 only - $10 short!) into my hand and told us to "do our own thing" then walked away. Nasty, nasty man. He has no people skills at all. We decided to do our own thing and despite warnings of danger, we hired a car, through the host Nigel. We had absolutely no issues driving around the island. You just need to be careful and stay clear of dodgy areas. Overall we had a fantastic time, however my advice to visitors - Steer clear of Junior! My advice to Neal, the owner - Cut Junior loose, he is gonna cost you money through lost bookings! I would definately go back but only on the understanding that Junior stays away completely. If it hadn't been for Juniors attitude etc, I would have given 5 stars.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      An absolutely perfect home away from home

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The house was everything I had hoped it would be. It was centrally located to Ocho Rios and Port Maria. Felt very safe and secure within the gated community. Kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed. Beautiful neighborhood. I can't say enough good things about it. This home made our two week getaway perfect! Wish we hadn't had to leave!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 05, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017