Ocho Rios is referred to as Ochi, Ocho Rios is located on the northeastern shore of Jamaica. A popular destination for cruise ships and tourists alike, it features a bulk of resorts and tourist attractions. There are many conveniences, such as supermarkets and restaurants.
Ocho Rios was once a sleepy fishing village until it was discovered by tourists. It is now second only to Montego Bay in importance to the tourism industry in Jamaica.
Ocho Rios is also known as the home of Dunn's River Falls. This is a popular attraction that is visited by thousands of visitors each year. Dunn's River Falls cascades down approximately 600 feet into the sea.
Several of the best resorts in Jamaica are located near Ocho Rios, including the all-inclusive Sans Souci Couples Resort & Spa and the Sandals Grand Ocho Rios, the refurbished Shaw Park Beach Hotel & Spa, the Jamaica Inn, Royal Plantation and The Blue House Luxury Bed and Breakfast Inn.
There are a number of good restaurants, a lively night club scene at Margaritaville as well as the nation's two most popular attractions in Jamaica -- Dunn's River Falls (described above) and Dolphin Cove, where visitors are able to swim and interact with dolphins.