We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
233 posts
114 reviews
Save Topic
travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

Hi there, staying at Beaches for 8 nights while we do a re-tie-the-knot ceremony. We have family with kids coming or we would have just gone to Sandals... But we want to visit Sandals and need to know how to get there and how much it is. Can we just walk out of the resort and catch a cab?

Thanks

13 replies to this topic
New England
Level Contributor
385 posts
1 review
Save Reply
1. Re: travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

I would ask the concierge as the Beaches is actually in Boscobel which is a little bit of a trip - maybe 20 minutes, so asking for a taxi at your hotel will cost a little more but will ensure you have a seamless experience.

When you say "visit" Sandals... there are no exchange privileges. I assume you have made arrangements for a visitors day pass which will cost $$$? You might get a tour if you make arrangements through your concierge desk, but that won't allow you to "hang out".

Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
233 posts
114 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

Wait, no exchange privileges at Sandals? That sucks....

Level Contributor
465 posts
24 reviews
Save Reply
3. Re: travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

Correct. No exchange privileges. Unless it has changed, Sandals can go to Beaches but Beaches can’t go to Sandals. You’d have to get a day pass.

Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
233 posts
114 reviews
Save Reply
4. Re: travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

HMMMMM, the website says "exchange privileges" under , "what's included" , I guess that means with the other Beaches resort in Negril and not the Sandals resorts? It is not clear on the website.

Mentioned in this post
Negril
Negril
Jamaica
United States
Level Contributor
12,954 posts
132 reviews
Save Reply
5. Re: travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

"we want to visit Sandals and need to know how to get there and how much it is"

I am not clear on which Sandals you wish to visit. Is it: one in Ocho Rios?, or one in Montego Bay?, or one in Negril?, or one on the south coast?

"Can we just walk out of the resort and catch a cab?"

Yes.

Mentioned in this post
Ocho Rios
Ocho Rios
Jamaica
Negril
Negril
Jamaica
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
233 posts
114 reviews
Save Reply
6. Re: travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

Ocho Rios

New England
Level Contributor
385 posts
1 review
Save Reply
7. Re: travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

can you share the link of the webpage that you found the exchange privileges? I can't find it with a quick search...

Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
233 posts
114 reviews
Save Reply
8. Re: travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

http://www.beaches.com/general/faqs/

Scroll down and click “what’s included”

Edited: June 13, 2018, 11:28 pm
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
233 posts
114 reviews
Save Reply
9. Re: travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

Also, just talked to my travel agent who said it’s no problem

London, Canada
Level Contributor
2,740 posts
238 reviews
Save Reply
10. Re: travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals

Exactly

I'm glad you are looked after:)

Enjoy:)

Reply to: travel from beaches ocho rios to Sandals
Get notified by e-mail when a reply is posted
Get answers to your questions about Ocho Rios