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Dunn’s River Let life flow

Let the allure of this magical place pull you in

On the north coast of Jamaica, rivers meander through forests and rushing waterfalls wash over the landscape. In this secluded spot, filled with the Earth’s abundance, love flows naturally. Hand-picked by our founder for its pristine beach and its close distance to Jamaica’s spectacular natural wonder… Now, completely reimagined, Sandals Dunn's River resort in Ocho Rios returns to the Sandals Family.

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Sandals dunn’s river

The most iconic resort in the heart of ocho rios

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couple on the beach


AT Sandals Dunn's River

Eat + Drink

  • Unlimited fine dining at 12 restaurants
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and anytime snacks
  • Unlimited premium liquors
  • 9 bars, including swim-up bar
  • Stocked bar in every room
  • Unlimited Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® Wines


  • PADI-Certified SCUBA diving and equipment*

  • Unlimited water sports

  • Snorkelling and equipment

  • Professional instruction for water sports

  • Unlimited land sports

  • State-of-the-art fitness centre

  • Day and night entertainment and live shows

  • 5 impressive pools

  • 2 lengthy river pools

No worries

  • All tips, taxes and gratuities

  • Roundtrip airport transfers

  • Wifi in room and all common areas

Rooms & Suites

one-of-a-kind accommodations

Nature and luxury go hand in hand. Modern designs inspired by the stunning phenomenon of the Dunn’s River - encapsulating the rainforest backdrop for this tranquil place, these accommodations have been elevated to new heights with Jamaica’s native elements present in every experience across the resort.

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Beachfront Skypool Suites

Beachfront Skypool Suites

Imagine stepping onto your balcony and laying eyes on an infinite shore. SkyPool Suites made their debut at the innovative Sandals Grenada. Now, Sandals Dunn’s River will be home to Jamaica’s first SkyPool Suites, the only one of its kind on the island. These SkyPool Suites are in a class of their own with a pool stretching across the length of the balcony, offering an impressive view of where the ocean meets the horizon.

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Coyaba Sky Rondoval Villas

Coyaba Sky Rondoval Villas

A first of its kind, the Coyaba Sky Rondoval villas reinvent the state of luxury, with an oversized swim-up pool and a personal sanctuary boasting breath-taking open-air terrace atop these villas with stylish furnishings – all offering ways to enjoy the sun’s warmth.

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12 dining experiences

Savour an appetising array of dishes and unique atmosphere at twelve unmatched specialty restaurants that will take your breath away. Enjoy the irie spirit of the new rum bar or the elegant setting of Edessa named for the ancient city of Edessa, comes from ‘abundant water’.


A luxury all-inclusive holiday at Sandals Dunn’s River means access to one of the premier golf clubs in the Caribbean, recognised as one of the finest in Jamaica by Golf Digest and Frommer's Travel Guide. This scenic 18-hole course rises 700 feet above sea level in the lush hills of Ocho Rios, with a practice range, putting and chipping greens, pro shop, restaurant, bar and jerk shack. Be a member of the club as you experience golf holiday perfection.

Golf In Jamaica

Recipient of a 4-Star
Rating by Golf Digest

The Authentic Jamaica
The Authentic Jamaica

The Authentic Jamaica

Known as the land of wood and water, Sandals Dunn’s River embraces its name in the wild foliage of the island growing throughout the resort. Meander along pathways with leafy banana trees, flourishing almond trees, and the monumental banyan trees that offer shade and relaxation.

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Discover Saint Ann
Discover Saint Ann

Discover Saint Ann

One of the largest parishes in Jamaica, Saint Ann is the renowned home to natural and historical attractions including the famed Dunn’s River. From exploring the Green Grotto caves to swimming with dolphins at Dolphin Cove, you can discover more at this coveted location.

Jamaican Rum & Coffee
Jamaican Rum & Coffee

Jamaican Rum & Coffee

Sip Jamaican rums, expertly mixed with locally sourced ingredients like coconut creme made from our home-grown coconuts and fresh, island sugar cane, or sample traditional flavours of Jamaica Blue Mountain Blend Coffee. An unmatched flavour, garnering a reputation for being the world’s best coffee. Jamaica’s iconic rum crafted in the heart of the island, Appleton® Estate, is also served at Sandals Dunn’s River.

Resort FAQs

  • Sandals Dunn’s River has returned to the Sandals family and reopened its doors on May 24th, 2023. This incredible property has been completely reimagined and is now one of the most impressive resorts in Jamaica.

  • Yes, greens fees and free roundtrip transfers to nearby Upton Estate Golf & Country Club are included. Learn more about Upton Estate Golf & Country Club.

  • Guests of Sandals Dunn's River can fly into the newly developed Ian Fleming International Airport (OCJ), which is located on a 30-minute drive from the resort. Flights to this airport are on Wednesdays and Saturdays. There are daily flights into Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay and Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) in Kingston – both are a 90-minute drive from the resort.

  • Guests of Sandals Dunn's River get full access to Sandals Ochi and its amenities, restaurants and bars.

  • Sandals Dunn’s River is an adult-only resort, designed for couples. Enjoy fine dining at 12 specialty restaurants, enchanting fire pits, and secluded romantic spots.