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Activities: Scuba diving
Description: Beautiful and exclusive resort area near Discovery Bay, where Columbus is...
Beautiful and exclusive resort area near Discovery Bay, where Columbus is said to have first landed on the island.
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Quaint intersting town

Runaway Bay is the location of several properties ideal for a quiet, relaxing vacation. Whatever you fancy, beaches, waterpark, restaurants, tours - they are all in proximity.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Kingston, Saint Andrew, Jamaica
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Kingston, Saint Andrew, Jamaica
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Runaway Bay is the location of several properties ideal for a quiet, relaxing vacation. Whatever you fancy, beaches, waterpark, restaurants, tours - they are all in proximity.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

If you would like a professional and quality tours, look no further. Mr. Mark Allen is your man - he will give you good prices and quality services for guided tours such as Bob Marley, Kingston, Dunn's River, Blue Hole, Airport pick up and drop offs. Call him at 876-470-1897

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Nice tour with different stops during the tour. We saw beautiful vieuws of beaches, nature and local places of Jamaica. The Blue Lagoon was a great experience.

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Sherwood Park
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

For years we had wanted to see Jamaica but perhaps that made us expect more. It was just ok and for the price Cuba's beaches win hands down. The beach for most of the people we talked to didn't seem to be any part of the reason they were there and most everyone hung around at the pool.

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Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We have been using hugh johnson to escort us around Jamaica for the last twenty years. As a former history teacher in runaway bay, he is Incredibly knowledgable about the island history and culture. He is also a safe and sane driver, especially appreciated here, the kids love him too! An added benefit, he knows all the best jerk shacks!

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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Recently visited and loved every minute of it. It made me want to return. The people were friendly, the service good and our driver, Andrew Moodie of Moodie Transport was AWESOME. I look forward to returning soon. :)

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Sydney, Australia
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37 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a great spot if you would like to take in all the attractions, it is so close to Ocho Rious & all the resorts offer transport into the town for shopping, ours ( Jewel Runaway Bay) offered a shopping trip for about 4 hours , just bus in & a bus back for $15 per head. The beachs... More 

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Huntsville, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

great little village and beach, people are nice and can pick up rum/coffee at the local store. close to all area resorts. worth a visit.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We visited a family member who owns a home in a gated Community called Richmond Estates, then we went to the beach, I do not remember the name, but it was a Private beach in Maamee Bay, very lovely place, we got to purchase live fresh seafood from the local fishermen, it was lovely thaw freshest you can ever get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The entire stay at the resort was a grand experience. Every morning,afternoon and evening was nothing less than enjoyable. The rooms were very neat, clean and impressive. The dining was very good to the taste. The beaches were not only fun and relaxing, but also romantic. The pools and swim-up bars were the best. Everything that is needed to help... More 

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