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Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive

Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive

201 Runaway Bay, Runaway Bay 99999

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (143 reviews)

Less than 31 km (20 mi) west of Ocho Rios and Dolphin Cove, this boutique family resort features two small crescent beaches …

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The Cardiff Hotel & Spa

The Cardiff Hotel & Spa

8 Riketts Ave., Runaway Bay

2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (65 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this resort is 4.2 mi (6.8 km) from Green Grotto Caves and within 16 miles (25 km) of Dunn's River …

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Villa Sonate

Villa Sonate

18 MarySunley Crescent, Runaway Bay

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (34 reviews)

Situated in Runaway Bay, this guesthouse is 4 mi (6.4 km) from Green Grotto Caves and within 16 miles (25 km) of Dunn's River …

£61
Jewel Paradise Cove Resort, All Inclusive, Curio by Hilton

Jewel Paradise Cove Resort, All Inclusive, Curio by Hilton

Paradise Cove Drive, Runaway Bay

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (337 reviews)

Located in Runaway Bay, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course, 4.4 mi (7 km) from Green Grotto Caves, and within 16 …

£228
Cindy Villa

Cindy Villa

Ricketts Drive, Runaway Bay

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this villa is 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from Green Grotto Caves and within 16 miles (25 km) of Dunn's River …

£55
Silver Creek Resort

Silver Creek Resort

Cardiff Hall, Runaway Bay

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Situated in Runaway Bay, this guesthouse is 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from Green Grotto Caves and within 16 mi (25 km) of Dunn's Rive …

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Mom's Village Resort

Mom's Village Resort

Runaway Bay, Runaway bay

2.0 out of 5.0
3 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this hotel is 4 mi (6.5 km) from Green Grotto Caves and within 16 mi (25 km) of Dunn's River Falls and …

£36
Sunflower Villas

Sunflower Villas

St. Ann, Runaway Bay

2.5 out of 5.0
2.7 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from Green Grotto Caves and within 16 miles (25 km) of Dunn's …

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Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica - All Inclusive

Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica - All Inclusive

Salt Coppers Villa, Runaway Bay

3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (1,714 reviews)

Located in Runaway Bay, this beachfront resort is connected to the convention centre, 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Green Grotto Caves …

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Royal Decameron Club Caribbean - All Inclusive

Royal Decameron Club Caribbean - All Inclusive

A1, Runaway Bay, Runaway Bay

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (865 reviews)

This resort in Runaway Bay on Jamaica's North Coast features 457 meters (500 yards) of beachfront; it lies 22 km (14 mi) west …

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Pocket Guide: Runaway Bay

Between the two larger and better-known resort towns of Montego Bay and Ocho Rio, Runaway Bay is one of the most picturesque areas in Jamaica.

Introducing Runaway Bay

Flanked by lush green hills and white sands, Runaway Bay is a stylish yet lively resort town with plenty of mid-range to high-end accommodation on offer, as well as private luxury villas and golf courses.

A little quieter than its neighboring resorts, Runaway Bay is a good place to stay to escape the cruise ship passengers at the terminal in Ocho Rios. The town is ideal for both families or couples looking for a romantic break.

Back in Time at Runaway Bay

No one quite knows exactly how Runaway Bay got its name, but there are a few theories among the locals. Some believe it was where the last of the Spanish fled the island after loosing to the English in the 1600s. Others think it was where the African slaves from the sugar plantations left for a better life in Cuba.

Exploring Runway Bay’s Beaches

Runaway Bay is home to a number of fine beaches, perfect for sunbathing and swimming, dining and snorkelling. The two free-access public beaches – Cardiff Hall, with changing rooms and a restaurant, and Fisherman’s Beach – are at either end of Runaway Bay and are popular with both locals and tourists.

There are also a few private beaches that you can use for a small fee – Ocean Park Beach and Breezes Beach, which both have a few more services to enjoy. Think sun beds, umbrellas and water-sports equipment rental. If you fancy joining a snorkelling or diving excursion, head to Ocean Park Beach.

Things to See and Do in Runaway Bay

One of the most important tourist attractions near Runaway Bay is the Green Grotto Caves, which are remarkable underground caverns with a fascinating history and filled with curious rock formations. Arrange a tour of the caves with a local guide to hear stories of rum stores and hiding Spaniards.

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