Ocho Rios is moderately safe for solo female travelers. There is a certain level of crime in the area, however, if precautions are taken, the chance of encountering harm can be limited. As in any heavily touristed area, it is important to be aware of your purse and valuables at all times. Avoid isolated areas and don't venture out alone at night. It is suggested to remain within your hotel grounds after dark. Most locals are welcoming and respectful, particularly towards tourists, yet occasional harassment has been reported. In case of any issues the tourist police can be contacted who are usually responsive.