Riu Ocho Rios

Resort: Riu Ocho Rios

Location: Ocho Rios, Jamaica

* Large all inclusive resort for singles, couples, and families
* Located in a lush area with waterfalls nearby
* 856 junior and jacuzzi suites
* Children under two stay free, children two to twelve stay at discounted rate
* Children’s pool and kids club play area
* Volleyball, basketball, tennis courts, snorkeling, watersports, etc…

 

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Food & Drink:

All Inclusive 24 hours a day. All meals and snacks:

Breakfast:

Full American-style breakfast buffet
Continental breakfast/snack

Lunch:

Hot and cold buffet with cooking stations
Pizzas, pasta, salads and assorted desserts

Dinner:

Buffets and dishes prepared on the spot
Special Evenings: Theme buffet two times a week

Optional dining (reservations required in advance):
Sir John – Gourmet restaurant (à la carte)
Mandalay – Asian restaurant (buffet)
Piccola Italia – Italian restaurant (buffet)
Grill and steakhouse (à la carte; buffet starters and dessert)

Restaurants available exclusively for clients staying in superior rooms:
Sir Richard – Gourmet restaurant (à la carte)
Tushima – Japanese restaurant (à la carte)

Formal dress is required for dinner (main restaurant: shirts with sleeves for gentlemen; theme restaurants: long trousers and shirts with sleeves for gentlemen)

Snacks 24 hours a day

Beverages:

Local and imported beverages served 24 hours a day
Regulary restocked liquor dispenser and mini-bar in rooms

 

Riu Ocho Rios Review:

A huge all inclsuive resort for singles, couples, and families. If you expect a five star resort, you will be disappointed. Otherwise, the buildings, grounds, service and food are impressive.

Like most other Riu resorts, the biggest complaint is the need to line up each morning at the front desk to get a reservation at the specialty restaurants for that evening. If you don’t want to get up early, you could try showing up at the restaurants to see if there are open tables. Otherwise, the buffets have a wide selection of good options with special theme nights.

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