What We Love

  • No reservations are needed at any of the onsite restaurants.
  • Make sure to visit the Jerk Chicken Hut on the beach. You'll definitely enjoy the delicious meals prepared here daily.  
  • Swimming with the dolphins is guaranteed to produce unforgettable memories. 

Things to Know

  • The resort is approximately 90 minutes from the airport.
  • Maximize your vacay hours by checking pick-up times on scheduled transfers.
  • Upgrade to the Deluxe Wing and enjoy 24/7 concierge service.
Riu Ocho Rios is all-inclusive and everything you’ve wanted surrounded by turquoise waves and pearly white sand. Sounds amazing? Thought so.

All-inclusive means a stress-free getaway: drinks, food and activities are included in the price of your vacay! If you want water sports, they’ve got it. A delicious array of cuisine? Got that, too! Epic snorkeling is right on the beach and swimming with dolphins is nearby. Guests can also get a free introductory scuba lesson in the resort’s pool. The entertainment team will blow you away with nightly reggae, steel drums and chill beats. The rooms are equipped with everything needed for maximum comfort including a minibar and drinks dispenser to create cocktails. The water park is bound to delight you and the kids, but if you want some time away for more R&R, the RiuLand kids’ club provides special activities and entertainment to occupy their time. Retreat to Jamaican paradise at Riu Ocho Rios. Your memorable vacay awaits!


Ocho Rios - Beach
Montego Bay, Jamaica - Sangster (MBJ) : 65 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 2005
Total rooms: 901


Resort Details


Guest can enjoy delicious cuisines at five a la carte restaurants, various bars and an outstanding onsite buffet.
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The resort offers an exercise gym, housekeeping, public Wi-Fi and a variety of other great amenities.
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A variety of great activities, including water sports, golf, and children's programs are available.
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Hotel Advisories

Advisory JAMAICA'S TOBACCO CONTROL REGULATIONS SMOKING PROHIBITED IN THE FOLLOWING PLACES: •All enclosed places (Restaurants, bars, lobby areas and rooms) •Public transportation •Work places • Government owned and occupied buildings •Health facilities including pharmacies •Sports, athletics and recreational facilities for use by the public •Educational institutions •Areas specifically for use by children • And places of collective use such as bus stops. Persons may be fined or imprisoned.
Advisory Student Groups/Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any time during the year. Guests disturbing or generating complaints from other guests or hotel may be removed from the property, at their own expense. Parties in rooms are not permitted.
Advisory The Splash Water Parks at Hotel will be closed one day a week for maintenance purposes (set day may change from time to time) The parks will remain in operation 6 days a week.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Deposits or credit/debit card hold authorizations are not requested at check-in. Minimum age of 18 is required for check-in, an ID/Passport will be requested upon arrival.

Convention Policy : Groups traveling together can book this property for their stay taking advantage of group benefits such as 6th or 11th complimentary guest, Group dinner reservation, One complimentary cocktail hour with a selection of appetizers, One complimentary massage for the group leader, Complimentary room upgrades to the next category, Fruit plate and bottle of wine for the VIP, Private check-in when arriving together,  Welcome sign. Applicable with Wedding Collections and Social Packages. Consult terms & conditions.

Spring Break Policies - Student Groups/Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any time during the year. Guests disturbing or generating complaints from other guests or hotel may be removed from the property, at their own expense. Parties in rooms are not permitted.

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information - Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 12568 reviews
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    The property was clean and maintained. The staff was hit or miss on friendliness. The beach was large and beautiful.

    Clear waters, soft sand, no rocks on the beaches. We enjoyed the water sports that were included. Disappointed in entertainment, not a lot of options especially in the evenings. Food was average, nothing special. We did like the steakhouse the best. Drinks were not our favorite, we preferred Mexico or Dominican. Overall we had a good time. It is just quite a bit more expensive than going to Mexico or the Dominican. We could have went twice to those places for the cost of Jamaica

    Jun 20, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Feedback on my stay

    First I want to say THANK YOU to the entire Riu staff! I enjoyed my stay up until I left the resort. Thank you sooo much for the upgrade and for the birthday gift! You guys made me feel special and for that I appreciate this resort more than I did before! I have no complaints. Great Staff!!! GREAT RESORT! SEE YOU SOON!!

    Jun 20, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    I enjoyed 9 days at the RIU. I will be back stayed in room 1310 perfect view.

    We celebrated our 1 year anniversary stayed from June 7th until the 15th. We will be back with family and friends

    Jun 19, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Fab vacation

    Thoroughly enjoyable holiday. Stayed her for 2 weeks, had ab amazing time. Cannot fault it. Rooms and hotek extremely clean. Staff always cleaning and working. Food was great. Entertainment team were amazing. Always on the go, always said hi and akways smiling. Loved them all. Beach was fab. Nothing negative to say. Dontt usually go sane place twice as so many places in the world to explore.....but will definitely return here!!

    Jun 18, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    First time staying in a hotel in Jamaica

    What can I say. I have lived and visited Jamaica so many times over the years and this is the first time I have stayed in a hotel. I have to shout out Yvette who was amazing for the whole of our stay. She takes pride in her work and always does it with a smile. Thank you Yvette 🫶🏾. To Leevan, big up yourself for hailing up our kids every time he sees them. Statian 🫶🏾 - always serving with a smile, will never forget how you treated us. Romario and Yulawneo, young entertainers and are a credit to the team. Love seeing young black Jamaican men working hard. Sabrina, our newest adopted sister 🫶🏾. Yuh ah go far. The food… well 😂 I can’t really comment because my mother is the best chef in the world and we never eat Caribbean food outside because we know it has the cater the masses. But it was nice to have 10 days where I didn’t have to cook. Thank you thank you and thank you. We’ll be back.

    Jun 15, 2024