Things to do in Jamaica that are near us

Mais Oui Villa in Discovery Bay, Jamaica . . . Close to attractions . . .

Far from crowds . . .

30+ amazing things to do in Jamaica within about 30 to 40 minute's

drive from Mais Oui villa!

When it's time to venture outside of your own private ocean view Jamaica villa, there are plenty of options to create an unforgettable vacation

experience for guests of all ages!

Thanks to Discovery Bay's ideal central location, between Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, guests don’t have to go too far to enjoy the best things to do in Jamaica … beach-combing, horseback riding, river tubing, river rafting, water sports, exotic gardens, waterfalls, golf, restaurants, historic sites, shopping and more. Adventure abounds!

Even day-trips to Negril, Port Antonio, Kingston, or the South Coast are a breeze!

Newest Attraction!

Cruise Aboard the HRH Mimosa!
Experience the thrill and exquisite splendor of cruising on the Caribbean Sea aboard
the HRH Mimosa!

"Our stay at Mais Oui Villa was quite simply exceptional. The villa is lovely, the pool wonderful, the private beach quaint and the staff extraordinary. The location is perfect as you have easy access to activities in Ocho Rios and Montego Bay."

Marny L.

1 - Martha Brae River Rafting

Experience Jamaican history as you float down the river and listen to stories about Jamaica long ago!.

4 - Swamp Safari Village

See hundreds of crocs on their natural habitat, plus visit the set of the James Bond film, "Live and Let Die".

7 - Joe James Art Gallery and Restaurant

Art gallery and seafood restaurant combine to create a unique experience. Now run by the son of the local iconic artist Joe James (contemporary of music legends Bob Marley and Peter Tosh).

10 - Braco Fun on the River

Experience river rafting, kayaking, boarding and tubing on the Rio Bueno river. Thought to have been named by Christopher Columbus himself when he landed in Bengal Harbor.

13 - Kaiser Hill

Scenic look out point over Discovery Bay. Reportedly you can see Cuba on a clear day!

16 - Green Grotto Caves

History and intrigue meet among cool rock formations!

22 - Resort Divers and Watersports

Offers scuba diving, snorkeling, glass bottom boat and parasailing activities.

28 - Dunn's River falls

This is a classic Jamaica "Gotta Do" activity. Climbing this scenic water fall in Ocho Rios is almost a rite of passage for visitors to the island.

31 - H'Evan Scent

Multiple activities including zip-lining and paint-ball team building sports.

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2- Greenwood Great House
See a spectacular 180 degree view of the horizon from their front porch. Excellent collection of antique musical instruments.

5 - Good Hope Estate

Centuries old plantation combined with Chukka Cove's adventure tours . . .  ATV rides, Skyline Obstacle Course, horse and carriage rides and a Great-house tour to create a myriad of experiences.

8 - Paintball Jamaica

Gather your friends, family and coworkers to experience this team building sport activity!

14 - Nine Miles

This is the final resting place of famed reggae musician Bob Marley.

17 - FDR - Scuba Diving

See Jamaica from a different point of view

20 - Cranbrook Gardens

Forty of the 130 acres is landscaped showcasing a wide variety of flora. Hike along the Little River Nature trail to the river head or just have a picnic on the grounds.

23 - Bamboo Blu

Dine in the sun, sea and the air! This restaurant is for Jamaican cuisine and beautiful serene scenery!

26 - Seville Heritage Park

A Jamaica National Heritage site, Seville is where four cultures first met on the island . . . the Taino, the Spanish, English and African.

29 - Dolphin Cove

A unique experience for the adventurous visitor. Various programs for individuals and groups to interact with the dolphins and their trainers. More than just Dolphins to experience here!

32 - Konoko Gardens

Formerly called "Coyoba Gardens", this lush tropical space hosts a variety of plants, interactive animal exhibits, waterfalls and a small museum.

3 - Glistening Waters

One of only four such luminescent phenomena in the world. This luminescent wonder has to be seen to be believed, and you probably won't get pictures to prove it.

6 - St. Mark's Church

Landmark Church featured in many wedding related magazines and photo shoots.

12 - Puerto Seco Beach

Local beach with nicely updated on-site facilities and controlled access. New attractions include:

- Onsite Bar and Restaurant

- Cabanas and Lounge Chairs

- Swimming Pool and showers

Plus Mais Oui Guests get in FREE !

15 - Ultimate Jerk Center

Highly rated local restaurant enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. Good food and they treat you nicely. Hot weekend spot for cricket matches.

18 - Runaway Bay Golf

There are several golf options from 15 minutes to an hour or so from the villa depending on your preferences.

21 - Fire on the water

Who said you cannot walk through fire? Do this and have the pictures to prove it!

24 - Chukka Cove

Adrenaline pumping activities galore . . . ATV rides, Zip lining . . .

27 - Little Dunn's River

Located at the base of Dunn's River Falls, this is a public section of the falls most often enjoyed by locals. Unique beach and rock formations!

30- Mystic Mountain

Various exciting experiences reminiscent of an amusement park set in a tropical Jamaican rain forest.

33 - Blue Hole

One of the newer up and coming attractions in the area. Less commercialized than Dunn's River, this spot is rapidly becoming popular with locals and tourists alike.

With so many different things to do in Jamaica (and so close to our area), it might be hard to decide where to go and what to do.

Don’t worry. That’s why we are here. We use our wealth of insider information to help you figure out the best use of your time and money.

For an additional charge, you can take advantage of our association with our trusted local van and driver service, and see the sights of the real Jamaica, both on and off the beaten track, in privacy and comfort.

Check out our blog posts of Things to Do in Jamaica month by month. (See links below.)

Plus, don't forget to get our FREE Jamaica Vacation Insider Guide with even more tips to help you plan the best Jamaica vacation ever!

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