A Travel Guide to Jamaica
Jamaica is another of the Caribbean’s popular islands. With a long history, rich culture and fantastic beaches with clear blue water, tourists have flocked to the island for many years.
Montego Bay is one of the top tourist resorts in Jamaica, with duty free shopping and fantastic beaches it is also a destination for Cruise Liners who visit regularly. The Doctors Cave Beach Club offers one of the areas most beautiful beaches, located within a sheltered bay that keeps the waters calm, it is a great location for those who wish to take a relaxing dip in the warm sea. The beach is open to members of the public for a small fee and there is snorkelling equipment available for hire.
Located in Saint Ann, near the town of Ocho Rios; The Dunn’s River Falls is one of the Caribbean’s premier tourist attractions. The falls are a beautiful sight and a natural staircase winds upward, allowing visitors to climb the falls (normally with a guide). The climb often takes over an hour with short breaks included for photos.
The resort of Negril is quieter than Montego Bay and is best known for its “Seven Mile Beach”. The Beach is repeatedly voted amongst the best beaches in the world and offers miles of soft white sand, turquoise waters and beautiful sunsets.
Negril is also home to Jamaica’s newest waterpark, “Kool Runnings Adventure Park”. The Park is divided into two parts, the Waterpark and the Adventure Park. The Adventure Park offers various activities such as Kayaking, Karting, Paintball and Laser Tag. The Waterpark offers several water slides from the ‘Bobsled ride’ that is a tube slide for two or three people, to the ‘Lightning Bolt’ a 70ft speed slide. There are also a lazy river ride and a play area for younger children.
There is a wide variety of self catering holiday accommodation in Jamaica ranging from villas and apartments to rent on the coast to inland hideaways for a relaxing break in the sun.