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Jamaica_ Ocho Rios in St. Ann Parish_ Part II

Gorgeous private beach in Runaway Bay. One of the main tourist areas along the North Coast. Stretching from the Montego Bay airport all the way to Ocho Rios it is littered with resorts. This private beach is sandwiched between a public beach to my right and a resort to the left. I ended up here as a tag along with the guest house host. She was pretty nice until I decided to end my trip early due to the state of emergency on the island at the time. This was in January 2018. She thought it was ridiculous I wanted to leave early and refused to give me a refund. In the end, I got what I wanted of course. Under this tree, was certainly the best spot on the beach!

Resort and vacationers

Public beach and restaurant over yonder, about a 8 minute walk. There you can find vendors selling arts and crafts and the restaurant has pretty decent food, but the average meal costs around $15 USD. I rarely spend that much for food on the island but once in a while, I will indulge. That is certainly very rare and almost always at the beach.

Cool glass bottom boat. I took a ride on one of these in Negril on 7 Mile Beach, back in January 2015. It is one of the most famous and beautiful beaches in all of Jamaica. It was certainly unforgettable. There are lots of expensive guesthouses, fancy hotels, bars, restaurants and lots more to be found there. I took a swim in the middle of the ocean and conquered my fears of doing that. Negril is an absolute must when visiting the island and I can't wait to revisit.