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“Great Eating” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jamaica Grande Beach

Jamaica Grande Beach
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Ranked #22 of 48 things to do in Ocho Rios
Activities: Swimming, Parasailing
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Owner description: Parasailing is the sport of choice at this Jamaican beach.
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Eating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Fantastic selection I of fresh food numerous different themes and courteous and friendly staff.
Wide selection of different food. and all restaurants were always clean and tidy

Visited August 2013
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English first
Kingston, Jamaica
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Kook”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Nice beach right in the hotel vicinity and pools if you want some variety. Serves so very well if you don't wish to go too far.

Visited July 2013
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Okay!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Not as advertised. Constantly fighting with conference groups as it seems there is a large group from different conferences daily. Beach is shallow and small, overrun with sea grass limiting the amount of swimming area. Bar runners clean up your cups but dump straws and napkins onto the sand. One member of management cut into the buffet line and decided to have two others join him and serve them while visitors waited. They brought in craft vendors which is good because you will get mobbed when you leave the property. Food was terrible. Family got sick three days and ate elsewhere. Majority of staff looked as though they can't be bothered. The rest were charming and helpful. Entertainment was pitiful except for the afternoon parties on the pool deck below the lighthouse. It was almost as though the entertainment manager is embarrassed because they did not showcase anything remotely jamaican traditional. And the entertainment center is hidden in the cut where there is a rancid odor (garbage or septic) that hits strong when there is a good wind in this sauna of an entertainment center.

They need to close, revamp and rededicate their efforts. Would not recommend this hotel.

Visited June 2013
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st. catherine, jamaica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“sunset”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

i loved the beach, the sand was white and lovely;we had the pleasure of seeing a crab protect food that it found from some fishes and other crab. the beach was very secure. love it

Visited May 2013
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“Fun in the sun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Beach was nice a lot of sea shells, had a great time even snorkelled for the first time, we hope to return next year the help is fantastic! And the drinks are plentiful.

Visited December 2012
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