About Runaway Bay

Runaway Bay is certainly one of the most scenic areas in Jamaica, Since the early 1960s, when the old Cardiff Hall Estate was converted to a combination of luxury hotels, golf courses and private villas, the town has developed its own character and persona as an elegant yet lively getaway. Over the years, there has been much debate about the name of this small coastal town. Some believe it got the name as the fleeing point of the last batch of Spanish soldiers retreating from English troops under the directive of Governor Ysassi in the 1600s. Others argue that it once was the point of departure of African slaves from inland sugar plantations who ran away to Cuba. Whichever story is true, according to one resident, “nobody nah try (to) ’run way” from Runaway Bay today; in fact, in the hills outside the resort town, many foreigners have run away from their former selves and made Jamaica home

Runaway Bay offers a very different vacation experience from that available at larger resorts such as Ocho Rios and Montego Bay. The resort of Runaway Bay comprises of a string of hotels along the seafront. Whilst providing a tranquil setting to kick back and relax, Runaway Bay is a short journey to some of the north coast's main attractions. There is no real "town" to speak of but there are several small bars, restaurants, supermarkets and ATMs scattered along the coast road providing everything the visitor might need.

Runaway Bay

Runaway Bay, Jamaica, Jamaica

Tours from Runaway Bay

Top things to do in Runaway Bay, which are run in small groups of maximum 16 people.

CULTURAL

Kingston, Bob Marley and Blue Mountain Tour

Bob Marley, Culture, Nature, Sightseeing

Guided Tour

More than 8 hours

164.00 $
CULTURAL

Kingston City Tour, Bob Marley Museum & Tuff Gong Recording Studio

Bob Marley, Culture, Music, Reggae, Sightseeing

Guided Tour

More than 8 hours

175.00 $
ADVENTUREBOATS&CRUISES

Port Antonio, Blue Lagoon & Frenchman’s Cove Tour

Beaches, Boat Ride, Nature, Outdoor Activities

Guided Tour

More than 8 hours

155.00 $
ADVENTUREBOATS&CRUISES

YS Falls, Black River & Pelican Bar

Boat Ride, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Water Activities, Waterfalls

Guided Tour

More than 8 hours

165.00 $
RELAX

Negril Seven Mile Beach & Ricks Café

Beaches, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Water Activities

Guided Tour

Up to 8 hours

65.00 $
ADVENTUREBOATS&CRUISES

Appleton Estate Rum Tour, YS Falls & Pelican Bar

Boat Ride, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Rum Tour, Water Activities, Waterfalls

Guided Tour

More than 8 hours

175.00 $
BOATS&CRUISES

Martha Brae Bamboo Rafting & Mystic Luminous Lagoon

Bamboo Rafting, Boat Ride, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Water Activities

Guided Tour

Up to 4 hours

80.00 $
ADVENTURE

Blue Hole & Island Gully Falls Exotic Adventure Tour

Nature, Outdoor Activities, Water Activities, Waterfalls

Guided Tour

Up to 4 hours

75.00 $
ADVENTURE

Dunn’s River & Blue Hole Island Gully Falls Tour

Nature, Outdoor Activities, River Walks, Water Activities, Waterfalls

Guided Tour

Up to 8 hours

125.00 $
ADVENTURECULTURAL

Dunn’s River Falls & Nine Miles Bob Marley Mausoleum Tour

Bob Marley, Culture, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Rastafari, River Walks, Waterfalls

Guided Tour

More than 8 hours

140.00 $

Private Tours from Runaway Bay

Discover all the experiences we offer from Runaway Bay, which are run in private groups.

CULTURAL

From Runaway Bay : Kingston and Blue Mountain Tour Private Tour

Bob Marley, Culture, Nature, Sightseeing

Private Tour

More than 8 hours

175.00 $
ADVENTUREBOATS&CRUISES

From Runaway Bay : Port Antonio, Blue Lagoon & Frenchman’s Cove Private Tour

Beaches, Boat Ride, Nature, Outdoor Activities

Private Tour

More than 8 hours

200.00 $
CULTURAL

From Runaway Bay : Private Kingston City Tour, Bob Marley Museum & Tuff Gong Recording Studio

Bob Marley, Culture, Music, Reggae, Sightseeing

Private Tour

More than 8 hours

184.00 $
ADVENTURECULTURAL

From Runaway Bay : Dunn’s River Falls & Nine Miles Bob Marley Mausoleum Private Tour

Bob Marley, Culture, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Rastafari, River Walks, Waterfalls

Private Tour

More than 8 hours

159.00 $
RELAX

From Runaway Bay : Negril Seven Mile Beach & Rick’s Café Private Tour

Beaches, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Water Activities

Private Tour

More than 8 hours

135.00 $
ADVENTURE

From Runaway Bay : Blue Hole & Island Gully Falls Exotic Adventure Private Tour

Nature, Outdoor Activities, Water Activities, Waterfalls

Private Tour

Up to 6 hours

90.00 $
ADVENTUREBOATS&CRUISES

From Runaway Bay : YS Falls, Black River & Pelican Bar Private Tour

Boat Ride, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Water Activities, Waterfalls

Private Tour

More than 8 hours

175.00 $
ADVENTUREBOATS&CRUISES

From Runaway Bay : Appleton Estate Rum, YS Falls & Pelican Bar Private Tour

Boat Ride, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Rum Tour, Water Activities, Waterfalls

Private Tour

More than 8 hours

190.00 $
ADVENTURE

From Runaway Bay : Dunn’s River & Blue Hole Island Gully Falls Private Tour

Nature, Outdoor Activities, River Walks, Water Activities, Waterfalls

Private Tour

Up to 8 hours

134.00 $

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