Blissfully relaxing Runaway Bay
With loveholidays, you really can run away to Runaway Bay!
As one of Jamaica's smallest holiday resorts, it's a great destination for those who want to soak up lazy Jamaican life on the idyllic sandy beaches. Wake up to stunning ocean views, spend days kicking back and relaxing on the picturesque coastline and evenings enjoying a rum punch in one of the low-key bars. Runaway Bay is also only 30 minutes away from the Nine Mile, famous for being the birthplace of Bob Marley, so there's a great culture scene to delve into to. With so much on offer, you'll never want to leave Runaway Bay!
Things to do in Runaway Bay
Steeped in history, Jamaica has a lot to say for itself, so delve into the museums near Runaway Bay. You'll find a plethora of museums dedicated to the late, great Bob Marley as well as a range of historic sightseeing tours where you will be guided around some of Runaway Bay's most intriguing landmarks, including the Segway Plantation.
A visit to Kingston is a must while in Runaway Bay. Soak up the best of Jamaica as you discover the must-see city sights, take a photo by Bob Marley's statue and enjoy wandering through the vibrant market place.
Kids will love a cruise along the Black River that is inhabited by a fantastic range of animals, including razor-sharp toothed crocodiles and exotic birds. The cruise will also include a trip to the rum factory where you will learn all about the rum-making method and get a chance to try some for yourself!
While you're there, check out the dates of the Jamaica International Jazz Festival. The week-long festival is great for any type of music lover as local talent is showcased in the daily concerts. What's even better is that it's all free!
Runaway Bay - fun and fancy free
Runaway Bay is fantastically diverse. Make a splash in the ocean and enjoy the water-sports scene, venture into the tropical landscape and embark on an inland adventure, or visit the captivating city of Kingston. With so much on offer, you can choose to do as much or as little as you like.
There are also a fantastic array of loveholidays accommodation options to choose from. Located along the coastline you will find luxurious, high-rise resorts that boast spectacular views and family-friendly pools while further inland there are a handful of world-class hotels complete with blissful spas and outstanding golf courses. Whether you're travelling as a family, couple or group of friends, start planning your getaway with loveholidays today!
Idyllic Runaway Bay holidays
Runaway Bay’s most obvious draw is its seemingly never ending stretch of beach. With powdery, white sand and calm, crystal blue waters, sun worshippers will be comfortable indulging in some tanning time, while kids will be in their element making a splash in the sea and building their best sandcastles. It’s also the prime spot to enjoy some authentic Jamaican cuisine and catch a spectacular sunset.
Boasting a wonderfully crystal clear ocean, you’ll find a fantastic water-sports scene. The most popular is scuba diving, where you can embark on an intriguing underwater journey and uncover the coral reef secrets. You can also swim with dolphins in nearby Dolphin Cove, jump on a jet ski in the ocean or hop aboard a catamaran and seek out the hideaway caves.
If you’re after adventure, trek through the tropical greenery and seek out the hideaway waterfalls and secluded caves. Dunn’s River Falls is a great place to start. Just don’t forget your swim suit as you’ll have shallow streams to make your way through! There’s also the Mystic Mountain, where you can zip line through the tropical jungle or jump on a bobsled through the lush greenery.