Known for its coral reef and clear water beaches, Runaway Bay is one of the most scenic areas in Jamaica. Through its extensive popularity, the town has still managed to keep its authentic Jamaican character – making this small coastal town a must experience during a trip to Jamaica.
Are you interested in visiting Runaway Bay? Here are our ‘Top 10 things to do in Runaway Bay, Jamaica’
Top 10 things to do in Runaway Bay, Jamaica
Green Grotto Caves
Experience the natural beauty of Runaway Bay, with a trip to the Green Grotto Caves. The caves are easily accessible from Ocho Rios and Montego Bay and boast fascinating geology and history.
So, prepare to pop on your helmet and journey through the fascinating Green Grotto Caves for an experience you and your loved one are bound to cherish.
Cardiff Hall Beach
Our top 10 things to do in Runaway Bay, Jamaica list simply wouldn’t be complete without mentioning Cardiff Hall Beach!
Located to the west of Runaway Bay, this quaint spot boasts restaurants and bars – each known for serving delicious Jamaican delicacies.
Noted for its authentic tropical feel, Cardiff Hall Beach is ideal for those of you looking to escape the crowds but not interested in going too far off the beaten track.
Puerto Seco Beach
Situated along Jamaica’s north coast, the white sand beach of Puerto Seco was recently renovated to highlight its historic charm.
Said to be the beach where Christopher Columbus first landed in Jamaica, Puerto Seco boasts a huge inflatable water park for those of you looking for some fun in the sea. If you or your other half aren’t sea swimmers, try out the 150ft long pool!
Situated just a few miles from Puerto Seco Beach, Columbus Park is an open-air museum overlooking the ocean.
The museum hosts a wide range of artefacts – from a water wheel to the engine carriage from a train which once transported sugar.
If you’re feeling peckish, try out Scotchies restaurant nearby – famous for its jerk chicken!
Nine Mile Tour
Are you and your partner music enthusiasts? Or, maybe you just appreciate the beauty of Reggae music? Well, the Nine Mile Tour is for you.
The Nine Mile Tour from Runaway Bay will take you through the legendary Bob Marley’s hometown – where he was born and his final resting place. Explore his passions and learn about the Rastafarian religion on this once in a lifetime tour!
Cranbrook Flower Forest
The Cranbrook Flower Forest is a stunning botanical garden complete with flower gardens, peaceful rivers and even peacocks!
Hike along the paths, swim in the natural pools or opt for a zip-line tour through the forest – it’s safe to say, there are plenty of memories to be made here.
Located in Salem, just 4km from the town of Runaway Bay, this beach stretches from about 300 metres and is home to seafood restaurants, fun bars and plenty of water sport opportunities.
Chukka Safari is for adventure lovers!
Experience the thrill of a lifetime on the Chukka ATV Safari tour. Take a ride through the Jamaican back country on powerful ATV and explore undiscovered Jamaica at its finest with your partner by your side.
Snorkel around Runaway Bay
Snorkelling is a much-loved activity for visitors to Jamaica and locals alike and has easily earned its place on our list of top 10 things to do in Runaway Bay, Jamaica.
All our resorts include snorkelling excursions so you and your loved one can discover all that the underwater has to offer!
We hope you enjoyed our ‘Top 10 things to do in Runaway Bay, Jamaica’ blog!
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