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“Private Water Fall” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Laughing Waters

Laughing Waters
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Ranked #19 of 49 things to do in Ocho Rios
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Owner description: Charming waterfalls overlook a small but beautiful beach, offering some much-needed relief from the tropical heat.
Irmo, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Private Water Fall”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

This is a gorgeous location. If you are given the chance to go there, I would definately go! One of the most beautiful locations I have ever been to...

Visited April 2013
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Victoria, Canada
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Loved It!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We absolutely loved this beach it is incredible. Just be aware that this isn't a public area as its owned by the Government, so depending on who the security guard is you may not be able to stop and walk around the beach. We arrived by hobby cat and had a chance to check out the falls which were very pretty. It's fun to walk to the mouth of the river and and sort of dunk under the water and when you come up you can feel the different layers of temperature. Go check it out!

Visited December 2012
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Maryland
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“Who ever cut the trees should not be laughing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Laughing waters was one of the most gorgeous spots in Jamaica - that is until the government(Parrish or National) cut down some of the trees that overhung on the gorgeous waterfall that flowed down into the Caribbean. Since 2001 I took guest to my villa there until about 2-3 years ago when the trees were cut down. There were also vendors there selling trinkets and ganja and they seem to be scarce to non-existent. I understand that the sale of "smoke" may have been an issue bit to destroy some of the natural habitat to discourage vendors to make it a less desirable location - if that is why they did it - has ruined the aura of the special place. Really, it it not worth the motor gas to go there now - ask instead to have your "captain" to take you to some other secluded beach along the coast.

Visited February 2012
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Kingston, Jamaica
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“Excellent location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Excellent event location in Jamaica. Has waterfalls, beach and nice garden setting. Only downside lots of steps to get to the beach.

Visited June 2012
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Morris Plains, New Jersey
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“Mini Dunns River Falls and Mini Crowds...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Less commercial waterfall experience than Dunns River -
it felt more authentic -
had an opportunity to really interact with the locals -
took some great photos too!
Respect!

Visited March 2012
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