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Sandals Ochi – Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Whether you want to party or have a bit of privacy, Sandals Ochi is one of 6 all-inclusive Sandals resorts in Jamaica that offers the best of both worlds. Onsite you’ll find 11 bars (including the Caribbean’s first Speakeasy), 16 amazing restaurants, and a hot new beach club. Nearby, you also have access to Sandals Golf & Country Club. But you can also find some time alone for just the two of you, with the many private areas available on the adult-only property’s 100 acres.

Sandals Ochi – Ocho Rios, Jamaica drone view

What is included?

At Sandals resorts, when they say all-inclusive, they really mean you can arrive at the resort without having to worry about what is included and what is not.

Unlimited Fine Dining

Sandals Ochi claims the #1 All-Inclusive Dining Experience in the Caribbean. They have 16 restaurants that cover all sorts of cuisines, from Caribbean favorites to Italian and French, to American southern and seafood. Breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, and drinks are all included in your stay.

Open flame cooking at an asian dining experience at Ochi Sandals Resort

Unlimited All-Inclusive Drinks

For drinks, Sandals only serves premium brand liquors that are always included and unlimited. As part of the 5-Star Luxury Included® experience, Sandals only serves premium brand liquors that are always included and unlimited. You can order whatever you would like, including specialties you would expect at a tropical resort, like a Pina Colada, Margarita, Blue Lagoon, or a Bahama Mama.

In all rooms, there is a mini-fridge stocked with water, juice, soda, Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks Wine, and local beer.

Additionally, every room includes a coffeemaker with Jamaican Blue Mountain Blend coffee.

Tips

At Sandals resorts, even tips, taxes, and gratuities are included for most services you would usually tip for! There is no need to worry about tipping the bartender, the bellman, or your server at one of the specialty restaurants.

Your butler can and will accept tips. We recommend tipping a butler $20 a day, depending on how much you use their services.

Spa therapists and airport transport drivers should also be tipped.

Roundtrip Airport Transfers

Sandals provide complimentary transportation to and from the Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay. Transfers are also provided from the Kingston Airport.

Included Activities

Here, you have access to unlimited water sports. Enjoy aquatrikes, kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling, paddle boarding, and glass-bottom boats. Additionally, scuba diving is included! For certified divers, you can dive up to twice a day with two tanks a day! These waters include some of the world’s most renowned reefs, so there are lots to experience.

Scuba courses are not included but start at $120.

2 couples kayaking at Sandals Ocho

If golf is your thing, your green fees are included at Sandals Golf & Country Club, where you can enjoy a round or two along the emerald fairway overlooking the sea. Transport to and from the golf course is complimentary.

four people golfing at sandals ocho resort

Enjoy many other on-site activities, including rock climbing, table tennis, beach volleyball, squash, and more.

If you are looking for a workout, the Red Lane Spa has complimentary classes, and workout equipment available.

Entertainment

Along with these amazing activities, this resort also knows how to throw a party. There’s an onsite piano bar, chocolate buffet, talent night, Caribbean night, live bands, karaoke, and even a beach party with fire dancers.

A Free Wedding at Sandals

Stay 3 nights or longer at a Sandals resort and your wedding is free!

Room Service

If you book a room that includes butler service, room service is available 24 hours a day. For Club Sandals accommodations, room service is available between 7am-10pm.

Pools

Sandals Ochi has 105 freshwater pools, 22 whirlpools, and one scuba dive pool.

Pools at sandals ochi

The Restaurants

With 16 amazing romantic restaurants to choose from, you never have to worry about going hungry! Of course, each restaurant is included with your stay, so you can try someplace new every day or revisit your favorites over and over. Plus, every meal is perfectly paired with your choice of six varietals of Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks Wines.

If you do not feel like going to a restaurant, feel free to give your butler a call and you can enjoy in-room dining as you please.

Valentinos

Enjoy a hearty meal that warms the soul, with unique seafood and chicken creations from the refined palate of Tuscany. Bordered by the Caribbean Sea, Valentino’s brings the distinct flavors Tuscany to a picturesque landscape, topped off with great wines and an intimate dining setting.

Soy Sushi Bar

This remarkable sushi house offers exciting flavors and exotic sushi creations made-to-order. There’s nothing quite like the dining experience at Soy Sushi Bar, a quaint restaurant tucked behind bamboo fronds and adorned with unique Oriental décor, dim lighting, and fresh, delectable sushi. Guests can enjoy a nightcap or pre-dinner cocktail near the stone-lined fire pits and inside, will discover great ambiance with the stone statues, pendant lighting, and mahogany furniture.

Dino’s Pizzeria

Create your own personal pizza masterpiece or choose one of the Dino’s signature blends. Made-to-order pizza combinations range from the traditional margherita to the Calabrese and Hawaiian pizzas, all made with the same long-leavening, high-quality dough.

Reef Terrace

Discover Caribbean favorites with a perfect view of the Caribbean. Start off with a bowl of Jamaican Spice Pepper Pot soup, a Jamaican favorite with chicken, vegetables, and callaloo, followed by Spicy Jamaican Wood-fired Snapper, served with scalloped potatoes and cinnamon-braised plantains. 

Great House Café

Enjoy a quick snack, light meal, or to feed your yearning for a Jamaican delight. Each menu item pays tribute to the diversity and flavor of Jamaica. From hot-off-the-grill favorites including jerk chicken, to Cajun-dusted French fries, hot sandwiches, and Jamaican patties, the cuisine and atmosphere of the Great House Café is always bursting with flavor and excitement.

La Gourmand

Enjoy white glove service for this à la carte Classic French Cuisine dinner spot. Resort Evening attire is requested, and reservations are required.

Manor House

Here you can grab Jamaican à la carte dishes around dinner time. Only innovative Jamaican-Caribbean dishes are served at the Manor. Enjoy unique creations such as the Tranquility, Red Stripe marinated scallops wrapped in seasoned cabbage with yam cake and mango jerk emulsion.

The Jerk Shack

For lunch or dinner, you can try authentic Jamaican Jerk specialities in a rustic jerk shack atmosphere with an open exhibition kitchen. A Caribbean experience is not complete until you’ve tasted this Jerk hut’s luscious offerings.

The Southern Table

Eat your heart out for a buffet breakfast or lunch, or come around dinner time for à La carte cuisine from the American South. At the Southern Table, even strangers will feel like family when sharing a tall drink and delicious comfort foods that incorporate simple, garden-grown ingredients.

Late Night Decadent Chocolate Buffet

They had me at “chocolate buffet”. Open at the Great House Pool on Wednesdays at 8:30pm.

Vista Sky

This gourmet restaurant serves fish and seafood with delicate flavors and careful preparation. Feel the breeze enjoying the outdoor terrace overlooking a beautiful cliffside view of the Caribbean Sea.

Neptune’s

For years, the chefs of Neptunes have made it their mission to provide the most authentic reflection of Mediterranean heritage through robust menu offerings and a sundry setting. From the splendor of the rustic, open-air restaurant design, to the beauty of the turquoise sea, guests are offered a true, coastal Mediterranean experience directly on the beach, against the backdrop of the beautiful Jamaican Riviera.

Even More Restaurants!

Other delicious dining options include:

  • Bella Napoli Pizzeria
  • Kelly’s Dockside, featuring grilled á la carte specialties
  • Reef Terrace, where you’ll find Pan-Carribean á la carte dining
  • Tapas on the Riviera, which has a mixture of international flavors
  • Kimonos for Japanese Teppanyaki (reservation required, resort evening wear requested)
  • The Mariner Seaside Bar & Grill, offering Jamaican specialties, sandwiches and light lunch
  • and Soy, for sushi.

Suites & Villas

Butler Villa with 4 One-Bedroom Suites and Private Pool

These delightful standalone private villas are perfect for those traveling in small groups. Surrounded by lush mango groves and wild orchids, each building is equipped with 4 one-bedroom suites that are generously proportioned and comprise an expansive bedroom and living area equipped with beautiful hardwood furniture, flat-screen TV’s, and marble en-suite bathrooms. In addition to a separate fully stocked bar with premium spirits, each suite is finished with an oversized balcony or patio beside the villa’s private pool. Butler Elite and 24hour room service are included. 

Butler Village Honeymoon Romeo & Juliet One Bedroom Villa Suite with Private Pool Sanctuary

A uniquely intimate retreat offering the ultimate in privacy. Entering via its own walled courtyard, this exclusive 1200 sq. ft. suite comprises a luxurious bedroom at one end boasting a king-size four- poster bed, exquisite mahogany furniture and substantial and a large en-suite bathroom with a double vanity, walk-in shower and sunken bathtub. The other end features a stylish lounge with fully-equipped kitchenette. The vast courtyard itself provides the ultimate focal point with its very own Roman pool with soothing water feature, outdoor rain shower and a hot tub where you and your loved one can share unforgettable intimate moments.

Riviera Honeymoon Beachfront One Bedroom Butler Suite

This stunning suite is beautifully arranged for maximum space and luxury whilst enjoying some of the finest ocean views in the Caribbean. Each comes with its own personal butler and comprises an enormous living room, wet bar, flat-screen TV and sitting area with French doors leading onto the oversized balcony where sun loungers, seating area and extraordinary views of the Caribbean Sea await. The expansive bedroom offers similar luxuries with a king-size four-poster bed, flat-screen TV and an open plan bathroom that boasts a sunken Roman-style whirlpool, walk-in shower, his and her sinks and a separate make up parlor.

Great House One Bedroom Butler Suite

Featuring an oversized balcony overlooking the resort’s gardens or Great House Pool and Caribbean Sea beyond, these suites combine a huge living room and bedroom boasting mahogany cabinets, dressing table, four poster bed and aged parquet-style floors throughout. Each comes complete with two flat-screen TVs and a well-appointed en-suite bathroom with a shower/tub combination.

Riviera Honeymoon Beachfront Penthouse Club Level

Sitting at one of most privileged points in the entire resort, this penthouse features a wonderfully sized bedroom and living area boasting a mahogany four-poster bed, matching furniture, flat-screen TV, bar area and a well-appointed en-suite marble bathroom which houses a shower/bathtub combination. Completing the experience is a large private balcony which has some of the most spectacular and far-reaching views of the Caribbean Sea.

Butler Village Oceanview One Bedroom Poolside Villa Suite

Situated on one of the most stunning positions in the entire resort, these one bedroom butler-serviced suites have been completely renovated to the highest standards. Comprising a large en-suite bedroom with four-poster king-size bed and an airy living area both with flat-screen TVs, beautiful mahogany furniture, an elegant bathroom with a tub and shower combination, each suite offers an abundance of space and natural light. They are completed by a private patio or veranda leading to a shared bluff-style pool deck and a truly breathtaking 180? panorama that takes in the Caribbean Sea, St. Ann Mountains and the resort’s tropical estate that cascades away below.

Riviera Honeymoon Beachfront Club Level

These generously sized rooms present everything you need for the perfect vacation. Decorated in sophisticated, muted tones and featuring a mahogany four-poster bed and exquisite furniture and lighting throughout, these rooms include a substantial en-suite marble bathroom with a shower/tub combination and an open plan lounge area and in-room bar. The highlight is found on the room’s large private balcony where some of the most spectacular vistas of the Caribbean Sea are found.

Butler Village One Bedroom Poolside Villa Estate Suite

Located on the first and second floors, amongst an exclusive collection of secluded villas, each suite features a spacious bedroom boasting four-poster bed, mahogany furnishing and a bathroom with a shower/tub combination. The villa’s generous living room offers a relaxing sitting area and bar with French-style doors leading directly to their own personal veranda from either the living room or bedroom and, just steps away from a semi-private pool. For the ultimate luxury, guests enjoy the attention of their own personal butler.

Butler Village Honeymoon Oceanview One Bedroom Poolside Villa Suite

Generously proportioned, these suites comprise an expansive bedroom, with en-suite elegant bathroom with a tub and shower combination and living area both boasting beautiful dark wood furniture and flat-screen TVs. All located on the second floor, each suite features a separate bar area and an oversized private balcony boasting classic Rattan-style furniture.

Riviera Beachfront Club Level

Comprising a delightfully airy bedroom and well-appointed marble en-suite bathroom, each of these rooms boast an array of luxurious touches including mahogany four-poster bed, carved mahogany furniture, a well-appointed marble en-suite bathroom with a shower/bathtub combination and flat-screen TV whilst offering stylish, neutral decor throughout. These rooms are much sought-after with many offering the most magnificent postcard views of the Caribbean Sea.

Great House Oceanview

This room simply offers the best of everything. With soft, calming decor and lighting perfectly complementing the room’s characteristic hard wood floor and furniture, these spacious rooms are just seconds away from the widest choice of restaurants, bars and pools on the island. Each comes with a flat-screen TV and is completed by a private balcony that offers spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and the lush garden estate as standard. The bathrooms have a shower/bathtub combination. For your refreshment, your room includes Robert Mondavi varietal wines and a refrigerator stocked with bottled water, juice, soda and local beer.

Honeymoon Hideaway Luxury Club Level Garden Cottage

With their exclusive location on the first and second floor of the much sought after Riviera Cottages, these well-proportioned hideaways are presented with four-poster king size bed, matching mahogany furniture, flat-screen TV and well-appointed en-suite bathroom which houses a shower with bathtub combination. The large private balcony or veranda provides a delightful view of the resort’s famed “Babbling Brooks,” native Banyan trees and vibrant Ginger Lilies.

Riviera Grande Luxe

Located on the most-desired top floors of the Harbour Club Building, these generously sized retreats feature calm decor to complement the abundance of natural light. Each open plan hideaway encompasses a substantial bedroom with a four poster hardwood bed and attractive mahogany cabinets and marbled en-suite bathroom, with a shower/bathtub combination. The room is completed with a delightful sitting area leading to a private balcony which offers plantation-style views of the resort’s gardens and the nearby St. Ann Mountains. For your refreshment, your room includes Robert Mondavi varietal wines and a refrigerator stocked with bottled water, juice, soda and local beer.

Butler Village Poolside One Bedroom Villa Suite

These delightful one bedroom suites are surrounded by lush mango groves and wild orchids. Each suite is generously proportioned and comprises an expansive bedroom and living area both boasting beautiful dark wood furniture, terracotta floors, an elegant bathroom with a tub and shower combination and a flat screen TV. In addition to a separate bar area, each suite is finished with an oversized balcony or veranda beside the villa’s semi-private pool.

Riviera Honeymoon Luxury

Just moments from some of the resort’s finest restaurants and chic Ochi Beach Club, these stylish rooms offer absolute comfort, intimacy and relaxation. Each room comprises a spacious sleeping area boasting a four-poster bed, carved mahogany furniture, lounge chair and flat-screen TV as well as a luxuriously appointed marble bathroom with a shower/bathtub combination. Most rooms are completed with a balcony and all come with unspoiled views of the resort’s luscious Poinciana and Mango trees. For your refreshment, your room includes Robert Mondavi varietal wines and a refrigerator stocked with bottled water, juice, soda and local beer.

Riviera Bamboo Grove Premium

Arranged across the first to fourth floors in the delightful Ginger Lily building, these premium rooms feature soft, muted decor, traditional hardwood furnishings including a four-poster bed, marbled en-suite bathroom, which houses a shower/bathtub combination and flat-screen TV. Each room has a generous private balcony or porch with views of the nearby mango grove and wild orchid gardens. For your refreshment, your room includes Robert Mondavi varietal wines and a refrigerator stocked with bottled water, juice, soda and local beer.

Riviera Bamboo Grove Deluxe

These deluxe rooms have recently been decorated and feature soft, muted decor, hardwood furnishings including a four-poster bed and a flat screen TV and a marbled en-suite bathroom the bathrooms have a shower/bathtub combination. All rooms have a private balcony. They’re located on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors of the Harbour Club. For your refreshment, your room includes Robert Mondavi varietal wines and a refrigerator stocked with bottled water, juice, soda and local beer.

Honeymoon Grande Luxe Poolside Villa Club Leve

Nestled in an exclusive tropical hamlet, on the first and second floors, these villas comprise a perfectly proportioned bedroom boasting marble en-suite bathrooms with shower/tub combination, classic hardwood furniture and four-poster beds. It includes a bar area and French doors which lead onto a private veranda and a semi-private pool all enclosed by lush, vibrant Caribbean gardens.

Great House Luxury

A stone’s throw away from some of the resort’s best restaurants, bars and amenities, these rooms are presented in wonderfully calm decor and are complemented with mahogany furniture and exquisite soft furnishings. Complete with its own personal balcony, each Great House Luxury Room comes with a flat-screen TV and well-appointed en-suite bathroom that have a shower/bathtub combination. For your refreshment, your room includes Robert Mondavi varietal wines and a refrigerator stocked with bottled water, juice, soda and local beer.

What’s Not Included

You can come to Sandals without spending an additional penny, but there are a few opportunities to spend a little bit more.

Spa treatments are available at an additional cost. Could you imagine how many therapists and spa rooms they would need if they were included in the price?

Additionally, the spa staff is some of the few employees that can accept tips, along with butlers, the staff from off-property tours, and the transfer drivers, since they are not employed by Sandals.

While Scuba diving is included in your stay, the courses are not. Be prepared to pay for them or even better, get scuba certified before you come.

Around the pool, you can rent private cabanas at an additional cost. There are over 30 tours available to book through Sandals include a Jamaica swamp safari village tour, ziplines, snorkeling cruises, dolphin encounters, deep-sea fishing, ATV adventures to name a few.

Is Sandals Ochi a couples-only resort?

Yes, in their own words Sandals states “Because we wanted to make your vacation as romantic and relaxing as possible, only couples may stay at Sandals. But we open our arms to welcome singles, friends, and families to our fabulous Beaches Resorts.”

Is Sandals Ochi a party resort?

This resort is a great destination if you’re looking for a good time. With a hot new beach club, 11 bars, and 16 restaurants, you can always have a good time. But if you’re looking to enjoy some downtime, this resort has plenty of areas to allow for serene, quiet relaxation as well.

How far is Sandals Ochi from the airport?

Both the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston are approximately one hour and 40 minutes away from Sandals Ochi Resort. Sandals provide complimentary transportation to and from either airport and the resort. Just approach the Sandals counter or lounge in the airport.

Does Sandals All-Inclusive include alcohol?

All drinks are included and unlimited at Sandals Resorts. This includes premium spirits and top-rated Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks wines.

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