PHOTO: The free-form pool at Jewel Resorts Runaway Bay. (Courtesy Jewel Resorts)
Even if you don’t know much about Runaway Bay, Jamaica, you can probably guess just from the name alone that this is a location that holds lots of promise as the perfect place for a great escape.
And you would be absolutely right. Perched along the northern coast of Jamaica, Runaway Bay is widely considered to be among the most picturesque and soothing spots on the entire island.
But it isn’t just the incredible beauty that draws people to this location. There are also plenty of other things to see and do while you are here, although if you book at Jewel Resorts Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort you might never leave the property!
Hit the water. Nobody could blame you if you wanted to spend nearly every minute of your stay on (or below) the water. This is such a rare opportunity to dive into sparkling blue waters, so take full advantage of it. The options are nearly limitless. You can go rafting, kayaking or sailing—depending on how active or relaxing you prefer your water activities to be.
Relax on the beach. One of the most popular aspects of a trip to this area is the incredible beach access. You will have a chance to gaze upon stunning ocean sunset views, or just take a leisurely walk along the shores. The rhythm of the ocean waves tends to be very soothing, so don’t be surprised if all of your stress and worries seem to quickly melt away.
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Immerse yourself in the culture. Elements of the native Jamaican experience will surround you everywhere you go. Enjoy a traditional island feast, or catch a beachside performance by the talented island dancers. Be sure to take lots of pictures to capture these unique scenes!
Head to Dunn's River Falls. This famous waterfall is viewed as one of the island’s national treasures. It is a place you won’t want to miss, especially if you love checking out the breathtaking spectacles created by Mother Nature. Hike the areas near the falls, or take a slow walk around the surrounding landscapes, which include gently flowing springs.
Don’t miss out on Dolphin Cove. If you love waterparks and delightful sea creatures, you will definitely want to plan a visit to Dolphin Cove Jamaica. This is where you can swim with the dolphins and have close-up interactions with other animals including sharks and stingrays. This is an exceptional opportunity to observe these creatures in their natural environment. It will surely be one of your favorite vacation highlights!
Go on an adventure tour. You will have no shortage of options when it comes to local tours and expeditions you can consider. Opt for something out of the ordinary and go on an adventure tour. You can even join in on a safari expedition, where you will see some of the more exotic sights and scenes that the island has to offer, some of which are like hidden jewels just waiting to be discovered.
With so many options available, it’s easy to pack every moment of your visit to Runaway Bay with exciting and memorable experiences.