Ocho Rios is located on Jamaica’s north coast and considered its most romantic resort area. With the sound of reggae never far away, you will find local culture, breathtaking waterfalls, lush nature parks and rich sea life. It’s palm-lined beaches and crystal-clear waters make it the perfect place to enjoy the Jamaican way of life. It offers fascinating diving spots like Harbor Reef and Draxall, old shipwrecks like the Katherine and small caverns.
IMPORTANT: All services in Jamaica are exclusively for RIU guests.
Refresh your scuba diving skills. The ReActivate program is the perfect way to update your dive skills before jumping back into the water. It’s mandatory if you haven’t dived for more than 1 year and includes equipment assembly and review of basic scuba diving skills in confined water under the supervision of a PADI professional
The scuba diving in Jamaica is predominantly organized along the north and west coastline - this coincides with the major hotel and tourism areas of Montego Bay, Negril, and Ocho Rios. Many of Jamaica's shallow reefs are close to shore with short boat rides to many sites - perfect for beginners and novices. For the more experienced diver, the alluring Cayman Trench runs past the north coast, allowing deeper diving opportunities on the thrilling wall dives