Destination guide

The beachside setting of Salem is ready to explore

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Salem. This city's restaurants, beaches and bird watching attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and relaxing location. 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.


Activities and attractions in Salem

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Salem a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dolphin Cove (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Mystic Mountain (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Prospect Plantation (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Salem

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, 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 Salem

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Salem is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dunn's River Falls (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Green Grotto Caves (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Turtle Beach (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Runaway Bay Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Cardiff Hall Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Puerto Seco Beach Park (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Salem

Fly into Montego Bay (MBJ-Sir Donald Sangster Intl.), the closest airport, located 40.5 mi (65.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Salem?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 395 holiday rentals around Salem. From 182 villas to 124 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Salem is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Salem?

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 Salem:

  • Mammee Bay Estates: 111 holiday homes
  • River Oaks: 29 holiday homes
  • New Buckfield: 235 holiday homes
  • Caribbean Park: 25 holiday homes
  • Greenwich Estate: 53 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 Salem?

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

  • Ocho Rios Fort: 868 holiday rentals
  • Dolphin Cove: 869 holiday rentals
  • Reggae Xplosion Museum: 821 holiday rentals
  • Island Village: 826 holiday rentals
  • Ocho Rios Clock Tower: 795 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salem 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 Salem?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 182 Villas in Salem. Our other popular types of Salem holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 124 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 44 holiday houses
  • Studios: 37 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Salem?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 261 holiday homes with pool available in Salem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.