Sandcastles Beach Resort

Star Rating
3.5 out of 5
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2.5 / 5
15 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Taj Mahal Mall
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Turtle River Park
    4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Island Village
    4 min walk
  • Airport
    Ocho Rios (OCJ-Ian Fleming Intl.)
    18 min drive

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    About this area

    Ocho Rios

    Located in Ocho Rios, Sandcastles Beach Resort is on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Turtle Beach and Dunn's River Falls, while Dolphin Cove and Mystic Mountain are popular area attractions.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Taj Mahal Mall - 2 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Turtle Beach - 3 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Turtle River Park - 4 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Island Village - 4 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Columbus Foot Beach - 5 min walk

    Getting around

    • Montego Bay (MBJ-Sir Donald Sangster Intl.) - 100 min drive


    • Where to eat
    • On-site dining venue – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

    About this property

    Sandcastles Beach Resort

    Spend the day relaxing on the beach or pampering yourself at Sandcastles Beach Resort's full-service spa. All 40 rooms feature kitchens with fridges and hobs, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies, separate dining areas and separate sitting areas. Limited housekeeping is available.



    Check-in available 24 hours
    Minimum check-in age - 18

    Special check-in instructions

    24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


    Check-out before noon

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


    • Pets not allowed

    Property payment types


    Important information

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

    • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
    • Airport shuttle fee: USD 170.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    We should mention

    This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

    Property is also known as

    • Sandcastles Ocho Rios Condo
    • SandCastles Resort
    • SandCastles Ocho Rios
    • Sandcastles Resort Jamaica
    • Sand Castles Resort Jamaica/Ocho Rios
    • Sand Castles Ocho Rios
    • Sand Castles Hotel Ocho Rios
    • SandCastles Ocho Rios Hotel
    • SandCastles Hotel
    • SandCastles Ocho Rios Resort

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    • Free self parking
    • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Airport shuttle on request
    • Local area shuttle (surcharge)
    • Limo/town car service
    • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)

    Food and drink

    • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–9 AM: USD 10-20 per person
    • 1 restaurant
    • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
    • Room service available

    Things to do

    • 24-hour fitness centre
    • Aerobics classes
    • Full-service spa
    • Nightclub
    • Outdoor pool
    • Outdoor tennis court
    • Playground
    • Volleyball

    Family friendly

    • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
    • Dry-cleaning service
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry facilities
    • Outdoor pool
    • Playground
    • Fridge
    • Separate dining area
    • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Dry-cleaning service
    • Housekeeping (limited)
    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage
    • Tennis lessons
    • Tour/ticket assistance


    • Beachfront location
    • Garden
    • Picnic area
    • Terrace


    • Manicures and pedicures
    • Massage - deep-tissue
    • Massage - swedish
    • Massage - Thai
    • Massage/treatment rooms
    • Spa open daily


    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning


    • bathtub or shower
    • Free toiletries


    • TV channels
    • flat-screen TV

    Food and drink

    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Dining room
    • Kitchen
    • Fridge
    • Hob

    Outdoor space

    • Balcony


    • Iron/ironing board (on request)
    • Safe
    • Separate sitting area

    Nearby things to do


    • Boat tours
    • Kayaking
    • Parasailing
    • Rafting
    • Sailing
    • Scuba diving
    • Snorkelling

    Where to eat

    • On-site dining venue – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

    Guest rating

    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition


    Stayed 2 nights in Mar. 2019


    Everything went wrong! I booked two beachfront suites, with three weeks in advance. Upon arrival, we were informed that they were not available. Instead, we were accommodated in two separated ones, even though the idea was having a flat with two rooms because we traveled with two teenagers. After complaining -Luvlee and Devon were very helpful- we were given two close by. One was nice and modern (B-23) but B-21 was nasty! Old, dark, without electricity in the socket were the toaster and microwave were plugged. The fridge door didn't close. The shower was so small that it was so difficult to bath, not to mention the mold! The only positive thing is the location of the flat, in downtown Ochi and the beautiful beach nearby.

    Stayed 4 nights in Feb. 2019


    Checking-in was fine, but when we got to the room, there wasn't any power. Went to the front and a young lady came back with me and turned on the circuit breaker. Went to get a shower, but only cold water was running. went back to the front desk and was told that there was a switch in the room that needed to be switched on in order to get hot water. I found the switch, and after a while we had hot water. Wanted to iron my clothes in the morning, but there wasn't any iron in the room. Went to the front desk and was told that the room I had was a private rental and they needed to contact the owner of the room. I left and returned later in the evening; the front desk clerk called the owner and gave me the phone. He insisted that there was an iron in the room, but there wasn't. The room I had was A10; it requires a lot of work. Bathroom, bed, and curtains needs renovation and changes. Unfortunately, when I booked, I thought I was booking with Sandcastle, and not a private owner. I stayed at Sandcastle and all was well, but this stay was very disappointing.

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov. 2018

    5/5 Excellent

    Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2018


    Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2018

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