Beaches Resort
Jamaica was simply out of this world and we loved every single minute at Beaches Resorts Ocho Rios. A luxurious resort where kids really come first meaning everyone is happy.

I wanted to share a little film we made out there, edited by Pippa of Sparkle Films.

I hope it captures the complete adventure we had in Jamaica, the perfect beaches: tranquil turquoise waters, the pink and golden sands we played in, the spectacle of the carnival that blew us all away, Sesame Street coming to life, and the food, oh the food is just unforgettable.



sesame street

Sesame Street

caribbean carnival

Jamaican Escoveitched FishThe people there, all the staff really went above and beyond to ensure we all had a fun holiday and I saw my boys grow and become more independant in front of my eyes. Weeks later they are still talking about what we got up to and this blog will act as a reminder in the years to come.

It really was a once in a lifetime, magical holiday and we’re already dreaming of returning one day.

playing with toysbaking cookies

playing in the sand

fun on the beachI really feel so grateful that blogging brings these wonderful opportunities my way, it creates memories for my little family, opens their minds to new cultures, and gives them the gift of travel.

Thanks again Beaches Resorts for the most incredible holiday.

tropical beach

beautiful beach


Here we are jammin’ in Jamaica!

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17 Responses

  1. Mirka Moore @Kahanka

    Loved the video and seeing your boys having the best times. Looks definitely like a place great for families, and the beach looks like something I would spend most of my time at. Will put on our “holiday” places to visit list x

  2. Mel @mydaysni

    I remember seeing some of your pictures on instagram, whilst you were on holiday!Ocho Rios is such an amazing place, I would love to go back some day. I loved Dunns River falls which were just mind blowing. There was so much of the Island we didn’t visit when we were there on honeymoon. I wouldn’t necessarily have picked it as a child friendly place, but you have shown otherwise!Fabulous photos!
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    • honestmum

      Thanks Mel, we didn’t get to Dunns River falls as we were advised it would be hard with the toddler but I’d love to visit next time we go, Beaches Resorts is 100 child-friendly, it’s so magical for kids (and adults), we loved it x

  3. Carol Cameleon

    Oh my days… it looks absolutely amazing Vicky. And I love your little vid 🙂
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  4. Angela at Daysinbed

    Oh my gosh! This looks so fun! A dream holiday. I love Ernie and Bert dressed up! It’s fab! Angela xx
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  5. Fiona @ Free Range Chick

    This looks like magic! Loved the film. I was lucky enough to live in the Caribbean (Trinidad) for two years when I was a child. The local culture is amazing – the local cuisine is INCREDIBLE, not to mention the weather.

    I’ve holidayed in St Maarten as an adult, and this reminded me a lot of that experience of the Caribbean. What a beautiful part of the world to go to, and you all look like you enjoyed it so much! xxx
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    • honestmum

      We loved it Fiona and you are so lucky to have live in Trinidad, I’m besotted with the Caribbean and can’t wait to return one day xx

  6. Mumma G

    What fabulous photos, it sounds like you had a fantastic holiday. Well done for working so hard to make it happen x
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  7. Ebabee

    I’ve already been dreaming of Jamaica after your first post now I can’t WAIT to get there! Gorgeous video – it really looks like adults and kids are so well catered for. Food looks yummy and that big orange slide – please tell me that big people can go on that too? xx
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  8. Elizabeth @ Rosalilium

    Awww… I love this video. Looks like the perfect family holiday. I bet my baby sisters would love it there!x
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  9. Michelle Reeves (Bod for tea)

    Having read your first post about your Beaches holiday I didn’t think you could make me want to visit more but OMG you SO have! There’s nothing like seeing a destination on film to really bring it to life and you’ve captured the magic beautifully. Want to go NOW!
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  10. Katy Acquaye-Tonge

    It’s so exciting to read a blog that is filled with opportunities that reflect not just the bloggers interests but their craft and what they have worked so hard for. It is so inspiring to see you do what you do Vicki and to see you making ‘dreams’ come true through your work! What a wonderful memory you made with this exciting trip!
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