OCHO RIOS, Jamaica -- Every day can be a new adventure here in Ocho
My equestrian adventure, the Horseback Beach Ride, would begin
at the Chukka Cove Polo Club, about 15 minutes west of Ocho Rios in
St. Ann. There, I mounted my horse, which was fitted with an
The horseback group rode along a lengthy trail through two
former sugar estates, Richmond and Llandovery, the latter now a
dairy farm, and across a stream before reaching the stable by the
Riding a swimming horse, the highlight of this excursion, feels
like nothing else and is one of those great life experiences that
no one who has the opportunity should miss.
For information on Chukka Cove Polo Club, call (876) 972-2506 or
visit the Web at www.chukkacove.com.
My final day in Jamaica was spent climbing the famous Dunn's
Holding hands or otherwise giving each other a hand, the group
is led carefully up 900 feet of falls from beach level. After each
obstacle up the limestone rocks, there was a refreshing pool of
spring water waiting.
From Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club, the horseback ride
and swim is $75 per adult, $63 per child; excursions to Dunn's
River Falls are $25 per adult, $18 per child.
For details on Dunn's River Falls, call (876) 974-2857or visit
www.dunnsriverja.com. -- P.F.
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