With beautiful white sand beaches, a wide range of outdoor activities and friendly Jamaican hospitality, Runaway Bay is the perfect getaway for people who want a quiet vacation in a secluded area. Plenty of the dining and shopping options in this small town can be found along Main Street and the North Coast Highway, while the outdoor activities are scattered across the many beaches in Runaway Bay.
Here are a few suggestions of things to do in Runaway Bay:
-Bob Marley Centre and Mausoleum: This is the former home of reggae artist Bob Marley, one of the most famous personalities in Jamaica.
-Green Grotto Caves: Rich in history, these caves are available for boat tours that take you 36 meters below the Earth's surface.
-Dunn's River Falls: One of the most popular attractions in all of Jamaica, this beautiful waterfall attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
-Go to the Beach: Spend at least a day at one of many beautiful beaches like Sunflower Beach or Long Bay. While you are at the beach, go snorkeling or horseback riding.
There are plenty of cultural attractions in Jamaica as well, and the wide range of events and festivals in the area certainly prove that. Jamaica goes jazz crazy in the month of June when nearby Ocho Rios hosts its annual Ocho Rios Jazz Festival, featuring some of the best musicians from all over the world. The Reggae Film Festival also takes place every June, screening some of the films of premiere Jamaican filmmakers throughout the Runaway Bay area.
Luckily, no matter what time of year you plan to visit, finding a vacation rental in runaway beach is easy.
Whether you're looking for a condo right next to the ocean, or a luxury villa in the middle of town, there's a vacation rental in Runaway Bay that will be perfect for your next getaway.
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