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1st time to Jamaica..

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1st time to Jamaica..

ok so whats your take Ochos Rios or Montego Bay??/ like a nice beach and water and very close to bars and shopping ...thanx for any info shared!!oh and any great nice all inclusives right near shopping and bars..we usually stick to a 3 or 4 star!!

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1. Re: 1st time to Jamaica..

only ever stayed in ochio rios so couldnt give you an opionion on other places, we love it there theres a nice beach and theres loads of shops bars and places to eat, we stay at the jamaica grande which is an all inclisive and only 2 mins walk into town

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2. Re: 1st time to Jamaica..

Just adults? couple? Kids? Party time? Relax time?

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adults only,,, like to have fun and relax!!!

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4. Re: 1st time to Jamaica..

Nice beach, close to bars, adults only...

I think you are looking in the wrong place.

I would check out Negril and Couples Swept Away.

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5. Re: 1st time to Jamaica..

Negril

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6. Re: 1st time to Jamaica..

couples good choice.

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7. Re: 1st time to Jamaica..

Definitely Negril and for a nice beach, nearby bars Couples Swept Away,

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thanx for all your replies if we do go to Jamaica it will be ochios rios i think but im reading and hearing this country is fairly costly so we may go else where and couples im thinking wouldnt be cheap most of our 2 wk all inc have been between the 1700 to 2100 mark so ...i love to shop and go out for supper to get away from the 2wks of buffet some and as far as the bars that wont be a nightly thing ..so goin to speak with ourTA and see if there are any early booking bonuses we can grab...hubby likes to snorkkel here n there so descent beach would be nice which by the looks can be had at Ochos rios or MontegoBay area,,,does any one out there do much bartering???a hotel we are looking at is Jamaica grande at O RIOS or riu & royal decameron on Mo Bay....any one stay at any of these?

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Hotel Riu Ocho Rios
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9. Re: 1st time to Jamaica..

If you are sticking with Ocho Rios and want all inclusive w/shopping, restaurants, nightlife and so on Sunset Jamaica Grande is a great location with everything within walking distance. The resort itself is nice and the grounds are well kept but it is a family resort so depending on your time of travel depends on how many children. It is a large resort and when we have stayed in the past kids were not a problem as they have a section at one end that is more for adults....meaning no children's activities so works well.

Good Luck!

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10. Re: 1st time to Jamaica..

I have found Royal Decameron Montego Bay a good value for what you pay and receive. It's a small resort with little to no kids. Almost every room is direct ocean front. Small, clean good location.

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