The gentle beat of the steel pans, the blissful sharpness of a fresh mint mojito, and the swathe of colors radiating across the sea under the setting sun. A vacation in Jamaica somersaults your senses, with spectacular sights and experiences. Choose travel packages to Jamaica for adults only hotels or family-friendly resorts, and, of course, top-notch all-inclusive vacations to Jamaica. Ocho Rios, Negril, Montego Bay, Pelican Bar on stilts in the water, hidden Rudy’s Bar: the world-famous Jamaican party nights and chilled vibes swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing create incredible Caribbean vacations. Prepare to relax, Jamaica style.
Kingston is the capital of Jamaica and one of the best places to visit if you're interested in local history. You can visit a wide variety of historic sites like Fort Charles and museums containing fascinating artifacts of the past. National parks are also accessible from Kingston, and the city has its own botanical garden that lets you explore numerous species of plants.
Montego Bay is the premier destination to visit in Jamaica if you're looking for a beach vacation. The beaches here are well-kept and have plenty of conveniences to enjoy. Golf courses and luxury resorts are popular here among the white sands, though you'll find more budget-friendly options as well alongside modest eateries. Don't forget to check out the local historical sites as well.
In Negril, you'll find one of the most pristine white sand beaches in the country, along with plenty of opportunities for watersports. Diving, paddleboarding, and parasailing are common past times here, but that's just the beginning. You can also head to the iconic Negril Cliffs to enjoy some cliff diving into the water below if you're feeling brave. Nature reserves and nightlife also have a massive presence here.
Runaway Bay is a scenic destination known for its grottos, beaches, and caves. In fact, it has some of the most accessible caves on the island, which are a must-visit if you have any interest in these impressive formations. You'll also find a bustling town here with delicious, unique food and art galleries you won't want to miss out on.
Discover the reggae music heritage of Jamaica at museums and historical houses in this colourful neighborhood, also a good place to try spicy jerky and sample famous ice creams.
Hip Strip is known for its stunning beaches, and with sights like AquaSol Theme Park and Walter Fletcher Beach, you won't get bored spending a day wandering around this part of Montego Bay.
South of vacation hub Negril is a strip of stunning rocky cliffs jutting out over a sparkling sea.
Though Mammee Bay Estates might not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like Dunn's River Falls and Mystic Mountain.
While Ocean Ridge Estate might not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Dead End Beach and Saint James Parish Church.
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As the birthplace of Bob Marley, Rastafarianism and a plethora of musical genres spanning reggae, dancehall, ska and dub, it’s little wonder Jamaica is one of the Caribbean’s most famous islands.
Day 1-2: Start your Jamaica trip by flying into Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. Once you’ve settled into your hotel, don your swimsuit and hit one of the beautiful beaches like Doctor’s Cave Beach. When you’re ready, take in a little history at Rose Hall Great House and learn about the dark legend of the “White Witch of Rose Hall.”
Day 3-4: Rent a car and make your way to Kingston, the capital city of Jamaica. Here, you can experience the popular Kingston Night Market and sample the Jamaican national dish, ackee and saltfish.
Day 5-6: Next stop is Negril, known for its extensive diving and snorkeling sites. Spend your last days soaking up the sun and azure waters of Seven Mile Beach.
Don’t miss the most famous Caribbean festival, Jamaica Carnival. Prepare for a week of non-stop festivities, featuring street parades and lively music. Celebrations are held all over the island in the week leading up to Easter.
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