Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Runaway Bay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Runaway Bay. This romantic and relaxing city is well known for its beaches, restaurants and waterfalls. Dunn's River Falls and Green Grotto Caves are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Runaway Bay

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Runaway Bay has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dolphin Cove (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Mystic Mountain (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Prospect Plantation (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Runaway Bay

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, September, June and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Runaway Bay

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Runaway Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dunn's River Falls (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Green Grotto Caves (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Turtle Beach (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Runaway Bay Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Cardiff Hall Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Puerto Seco Beach Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Runaway Bay

Fly into Montego Bay (MBJ-Sir Donald Sangster Intl.), the closest airport, located 40.2 mi (64.7 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Runaway Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 405 holiday rentals near Runaway Bay. From 208 Villas to 118 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Runaway Bay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Runaway Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Runaway Bay:

  • River Oaks: 28 holiday homes
  • New Buckfield: 232 holiday homes
  • Mammee Bay Estates: 95 holiday homes
  • Caribbean Park: 24 holiday homes
  • Greenwich Estate: 48 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Runaway Bay?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Runaway Bay. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Golf Club at Jewel Runaway Bay: 869 holiday rentals
  • Cardiff Hall Beach: 896 holiday rentals
  • Runaway Bay Beach: 902 holiday rentals
  • Ocean View Beach: 896 holiday rentals
  • Dolphin Cove: 799 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Runaway Bay listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Runaway Bay?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 208 Villas in Runaway Bay. Our other popular types of Runaway Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 118 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 55 holiday houses
  • Guest houses: 5 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Runaway Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 291 holiday homes with pool available in Runaway Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.