Ocho Rios is a town in the parish of St. Ann on the north coast of Jamaica. Travelers and residents outside of the city are able to visit Columbus Park. It is said that it is where Christopher Columbus first came on land. In the beginning it was once a fishing village but now caters to tourists and this is why the economy of the town is based almost entirely on tourism.
Ocho Rios is home to many or Jamaica’s most beautiful attractions including Dunn’s River Falls, Reggae Beach, Dolphin Cove, The Enchanted Gardens and James Bond Beach to name a few.
If you’re a dialysis patient planning a visit to Ocho Rio’s Jamaica or anywhere in the neighbouring parish of St. Mary, dialysis in Ocho Rios Jamaica is the right option for you.
The name “Ocho Rios” is unsuitable since there are not 8 rivers in the area. It is a British misinterpretation of the original Spanish name which is “Las Chorrers” (the waterfalls). It was a name given to the village because of the nearby Dunn’s River Falls. For these reasons there are lots of water activities in the area which also means there is room for accidents. The St. Ann’s Bay Hospital and Port Maria Hospital are the closest public hospitals to Ocho Rios and are available to handle emergencies of all types.
When looking for a place to eat, your options range from fabulous gourmet restaurants through a number of fast food restaurants like Kentuck Fried Chicken (KFC), Burger King and Shakey’s to jerked snacks at Jerk Village. Also there is a cross section of well established restaurants which include Almond Tree and Evita’s, The Ruins where you are able to dine by the waterfall, Trade Winds and Blue Cantina. Most all-inclusives sell day or night passes which cover all you can eat or drink plus entertainment and sports facilities. Ochee (popularly called), swings at night with live bands and floor shows, discos and bars at most hotels. A number of top class artistes are frequently presented in concert at showman Keith Foote’s Little Pub on Main Street.
The all-inclusive genre is represented by Sandals Dunn’s River, Couples and Ciboney. Small inns include places like Almond Tree and Mantalent Inn. Shaw Park Beach Hotel is another versatile and popular location and for self-catering condominiums it includes Turtle Towers, Fisherman’s Point, Sandcastles, Columbus Heights and Sombra. There are two unique properties known as Enchanted Gardens and Posh Jamaica Inn that is said to be situated on the best beach on the north coast. If you find yourself staying at any of these locations, then dialysis in Ocho Rios Jamaica is the right option for you.
There are many other great and scenic locations in Ocho Rios. Some of these are Coyaba River Garden and Museum, above Shaw Park Gardens and lives up to its name Coyaba being the Arawak word for paradise. Shaw Park Gardens situated on the hill overlooking the town. Prospect Plantation where you can view the White River gorge where Jamaica’s first hydro-electric plant was built, or Sir Harold’s Viewpoint. And Dunn’s River Falls, the island’s premier attraction just to name a few.
Dialysis in Ocho Rios is a simple proposition with multiple units to choose from, there is a unit that will fit every need from the most stable and well patient all the way to those that will require Hospitalization for dialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy.
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