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Things to see in Jamaica

Jamaica Attractions


Jamaica has a fascinating and diverse range of attractions. Kingston, the chaotic capital city, fronts the world's seventh largest natural harbour. Visitors can take in the sights of Spanish Town or visit the former home of Bob Marley. Across the bay lies Port Royal, a notorious pirate haven from the 17th century, once renowned as the 'richest and wickedest city in the world'. Boat trips to the coral reefs at Lime Cay leave from the port. Adventurous souls can also take a predawn hike up Blue Mountain for an unmissable sunrise.

Montego Bay is home to the clear turquoise waters of Doctor's Cove Beach. Visitors here can experience a true taste of local culture in the busy, noisy bustle of downtown life. Further east lies Ocho Rios, where Ian Fleming wrote his James Bond novels. This popular destination for cruise ships also lies close to Dolphin Cove, the incredible Dunn's River Falls, and the Green Grotto Caves.

Tucked away on the east of the island is Port Antonio, the secluded retreat of the rich and famous. Navy Island boasts gold sands and its very own rainforest, while fans of the movie Blue Lagoon will find the actual site near Port Antonio.

To the west lies the beautiful town of Negril, with its famous Seven Mile Beach stretching up the coast. Perched up on the cliffs is Ricks Cafe, one of the top bars in the world, serving great food, rum cocktails and a truly homegrown reggae vibe.



Appleton Rum Estate

Nestling in the sugar cane fields of St Elizabeth parish, the Appleton Rum Estate near the village of Magotty offers…

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Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon was renamed in honour of the movie which made it famous, and is one of the most scenic spots in Jamaica.…

read more


Blue Mountains

Towering across eastern Jamaica, the 28-mile (45km) long mountain range seems constantly shrouded in a mist that gives…

read more


Bob Marley Museum

Jamaica's most famous son, singer and songwriter Bob Marley, was responsible for making reggae music a global phenomenon.…

read more


Devon House

Devon House in Kingston is a prime example of Jamaican Georgian architecture. The house was built by Jamaica's first…

read more


Dunns River Falls and Dolphin Cove

Near the centre of Ocho Rios lies the popular beach and waterfall attraction of Dunn's River. The waterfall cascades…

read more


Green Grotto Caves

One of Jamaica's most prominent natural attractions, the huge, labyrinthine limestone cave is 5,000 feet (1,524m) long…

read more


Montego Bay Marine Park

The Montego Bay Marine Park is proclaimed to protect some of Jamaica's best coral reefs and marine resources. The park…

read more


Rain Forest Adventures

The popular Rain Forest Adventures centre (or Mystic Mountain Amusement Park) offers a number of different adventures.…

read more


Rio Grande

The Rio Grande has been used since 1911 as a means of transporting goods by bamboo rafts from the Rio Grande Valley to…

read more


Rose Hall

Legend has it that the stunningly beautiful Annie Palmer was murdered at the Rose Hall Great House in 1831, but not before…

read more


Seven Mile Beach

The reason for Negril's recent boom as a tourist destination is centred on this seven-mile (11km) stretch of beautiful…

read more


Spanish Town

The neighbourhood known as Spanish Town is on the western outskirts of Kingston, and was capital of the island under…

read more


YS Falls

Trips to YS Falls are usually included in organised Black River tours, but the falls are an attraction in their own right…

read more

 


Things to see in Jamaica

Jamaica Attractions


Jamaica has a fascinating and diverse range of attractions. Kingston, the chaotic capital city, fronts the world's seventh largest natural harbour. Visitors can take in the sights of Spanish Town or visit the former home of Bob Marley. Across the bay lies Port Royal, a notorious pirate haven from the 17th century, once renowned as the 'richest and wickedest city in the world'. Boat trips to the coral reefs at Lime Cay leave from the port. Adventurous souls can also take a predawn hike up Blue Mountain for an unmissable sunrise.

Montego Bay is home to the clear turquoise waters of Doctor's Cove Beach. Visitors here can experience a true taste of local culture in the busy, noisy bustle of downtown life. Further east lies Ocho Rios, where Ian Fleming wrote his James Bond novels. This popular destination for cruise ships also lies close to Dolphin Cove, the incredible Dunn's River Falls, and the Green Grotto Caves.

Tucked away on the east of the island is Port Antonio, the secluded retreat of the rich and famous. Navy Island boasts gold sands and its very own rainforest, while fans of the movie Blue Lagoon will find the actual site near Port Antonio.

To the west lies the beautiful town of Negril, with its famous Seven Mile Beach stretching up the coast. Perched up on the cliffs is Ricks Cafe, one of the top bars in the world, serving great food, rum cocktails and a truly homegrown reggae vibe.



Appleton Rum Estate

Nestling in the sugar cane fields of St Elizabeth parish, the Appleton Rum Estate near the village of Magotty offers…

read more


Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon was renamed in honour of the movie which made it famous, and is one of the most scenic spots in Jamaica.…

read more


Blue Mountains

Towering across eastern Jamaica, the 28-mile (45km) long mountain range seems constantly shrouded in a mist that gives…

read more


Bob Marley Museum

Jamaica's most famous son, singer and songwriter Bob Marley, was responsible for making reggae music a global phenomenon.…

read more


Devon House

Devon House in Kingston is a prime example of Jamaican Georgian architecture. The house was built by Jamaica's first…

read more


Dunns River Falls and Dolphin Cove

Near the centre of Ocho Rios lies the popular beach and waterfall attraction of Dunn's River. The waterfall cascades…

read more


Green Grotto Caves

One of Jamaica's most prominent natural attractions, the huge, labyrinthine limestone cave is 5,000 feet (1,524m) long…

read more


Montego Bay Marine Park

The Montego Bay Marine Park is proclaimed to protect some of Jamaica's best coral reefs and marine resources. The park…

read more


Rain Forest Adventures

The popular Rain Forest Adventures centre (or Mystic Mountain Amusement Park) offers a number of different adventures.…

read more


Rio Grande

The Rio Grande has been used since 1911 as a means of transporting goods by bamboo rafts from the Rio Grande Valley to…

read more


Rose Hall

Legend has it that the stunningly beautiful Annie Palmer was murdered at the Rose Hall Great House in 1831, but not before…

read more


Seven Mile Beach

The reason for Negril's recent boom as a tourist destination is centred on this seven-mile (11km) stretch of beautiful…

read more


Spanish Town

The neighbourhood known as Spanish Town is on the western outskirts of Kingston, and was capital of the island under…

read more


YS Falls

Trips to YS Falls are usually included in organised Black River tours, but the falls are an attraction in their own right…

read more