Cheap Vacations To Runaway Bay, Jamaica


The area of Runaway Bay is located slightly west of Ocho Rios allowing access to all the major tourist attractions while enjoying a more relaxed atmosphere.


Weather: 15 – 35 C
Language: English
Currency: The Jamaican Dollar (J) ; $1 CD = J $91.9 (as of December 3, 2012)

Getting There & Getting Around

Runaway Bay uses the Ian Fleming International Airport (Boscobel Aerodrome) that serves Ocho Rios and the surrounding area.

Taxi: Rates are governed in Jamaica so ask your concierge for an appropriate rate before traveling to avoid scams. Taxis are available from almost anywhere.

Car Rentals: This is a great option for those who want to travel to Ocho Rios or St. Ann’s for the day. Roads are generally narrow and there can be bad traffic in large cities such as Ocho Rios. REMEMBER: In Jamaica driving is on the LEFT.


Braco Village Hotel and Spa ★★★★☆

Club Ambiance ★★★☆☆

Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica ★★★★★

Jewel Runaway Bay Resort ★★★★☆

Royal Decameron Fun Caribbean ★★★★☆


The Cardiff Hall
This historic plantation was once owned by John Balgrove.

Green Grotto Caves
These caves have a history that will fascinate you along with the natural beauty of this ecosystem.

St. Ann’s Bay
This town is home of the Christopher Columbus Statue and the first jail of Jamaica, built in 1795.

Restaurants & Nightlife

The British Bulldog
This pub has an English atmosphere and menu with billiards tables.

Flavours Beach Bar & Restaurant
This restaurant is serving up Jamaican cuisine.

This joint is serving up Jamaican Jerky, fried chicken and other comfort foods.

Salem, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
This beachfront restaurant is serving up a Jamaican seafood menu.

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