Resort Spotlight: Sandals Ochi

Located on the beautiful north coast of Jamaica, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort is nestled between the lush mountains of St. Ann and the Caribbean Sea. This resort is divided into two halves; the front of the resort has an upbeat vibe and keeps the party going, while the back of the resort offers it’s guests ultimate privacy

Sandals Ochi; photo courtesy of Sandals

Considered the true Garden of Eden, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort, the largest Sandals Resort, is situated on the slopes of over 100 acres of beautiful hillside gardens overlooking the Caribbean Sea. This magnificently landscaped resort has taken the meaning of “lush” to a whole new level, with views to include blossoming gardens, grand mountain views and panoramic ocean views. This grand resort has catapulted guests’ expectations by offering more variety of accommodations, dining options and activities than any other Sandals Resort.

Main Pool; photo courtesy of Sandals

519 Rooms & Suites in Nineteen [19] Categories including the exquisite Butler Village.

NEW Over-water wedding chapel; photo courtesy of Sandals


Located on the beautiful North Coast of Jamaica, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort is nestled between the lush mountains of St. Ann and the Caribbean Sea. The resort is located approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes away from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay

Beachfront Dining; photo courtesy of Sandals

Fact Sheet:

  • All Inclusive & Adults Only
  • 16 Onsite Dining Options
  • 11 Bars/Lounges w/ 3 swim up bars
  • Caribbean’s first speakeasy
  • 24hr Room Service is available for guests in Butler categories of accommodation and 7am to 10:00pm for Club Level categories of accommodation
  • Caribbean’s largest Rock Climbing Wall (30’ x 30’)
  • 105 Freshwater pools, 22 Whirlpools, and 1 Scuba Dive Pool
  • Daily & Nightly Activities/Entertainment w/ onsite cabaret shows and resident band
  • Ochi Beach Club – the ultimate party experience combining entertainment, music and cuisine
  • Spa services available at TWO Redlane Spas with Solarium (extra charge)
  • Complimentary green fees at Jamaica’s most elite and popular golf course, the Sandals Golf & Country Club (Transfers to the golf course are included).
  • Two 24/7 Fitness Centers with guided classes
  • Water-sports and Scuba INCLUDED
Sandals Golf & Country Club; photo courtesy of Sandals

Resort Layout:

Sandals Ochi is broken out into four areas for guest rooms; the Riviera Beachfront Tower and Riviera Seaside Village (closest rooms to the ocean), The Greathouse Village (closet rooms to the main pool), and the Bulter Village (butler specific accommodations located on the mountain side overlooking the resort)

Resort Map; photo courtesy of Sandals

Entertainment Schedule:

Monday – Jamaica Day, Managers Cocktail & Beach Party at the Ochi Beach Club
Tuesday – Island Day & Reggae Night; Sandals Select Cocktail Reception & Dinner 
Wednesday – Hot White “Choc it up” Night & Chocolate Buffet at the Great House 
Thursday – “Sandals Live” Talent Show at the Amphitheater
Friday – Cultural Show at the Amphitheater/ Ochi Beach Club Pool Party 
Saturday – Caribbean Pana-rhythm at the Amphitheater
Sunday – Island Romance and International Show at the Amphitheater

Hammocks; photo courtesy of Sandals

Included Water/Land Sports:

Volleyball, Basketball, Board Games, Bocce Ball, Darts, Horseshoes, Shuffleboard, Table Tennis, Croquet, Rock climbing, Lawn Chess, Day/Night Tennis, Pool Tables, Squash

Kayaks, Windsurfing, Hobie Cats, Snorkeling Paddleboards, Aqua Trikes, Underwater Vision (Glass Bottom) Boats. Scuba Diving available daily for Certified Divers. Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) and Certification also available for beginners at an additional fee.

Beachfront Spa Gazebo; photo courtesy of Sandals

Club Sandals VIP Status:

  • The Club Sandals Lounge is accessible between the hours of 8am – 10pm to assist with reservations for spas, excursions, restaurants and just about anything you need.
  • Preferred Club Sandals Lounge check-in with chilled towel and champagne.
  • Weekly hosted activities like a Cocktail party, a Martini Evening, Wine tasting, and more
  • In Room/Suite and Lounge bars with scotch, vodka, rum, whisky, wine, beer, juices, sodas and water.
  • Relax with a kindle in the Club Sandals Lounge, while enjoying mouthwatering culinary treats, anassortment of teas and world renowned Blue Mountain coffee, complimentary Wi-Fi suitable for e-mailing and browsing.

Bulter VIP Status:

All Sandals properties offer butler add ons with the uncompromising attention to detail. Personal butlers are trained to the highest standards by the elite Guild of Professional English Butlers. Guests who add this on to their rooms will be pampered throughout your stay in extraordinary ways. From attending to your wardrobe, serving a glorious repast on your terrace, or breakfast in bed.

Ochi Beach Club; photo courtesy of Sandals

Notes on Tipping:

Sandals Resorts are one of the only resorts in the Caribbean to strictly enforce their “No Tipping”. Tips are not to be accepted by Team Members except Butlers, Spa Therapists & Private Airport Transfer Drivers

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