Tips & Tricks
Blue Hole Mineral Spring (Brighton – 25 minutes from Negril, southwest coast) — Blue Hole Mineral Spring sits beneath a cavernous opening in Jamaica’s terrain and is completely encased by Karst limestone. The naturally occurring minerals in the limestone act as an underground filter for the steady upwelling of water, leaving behind a luxuriously pure […]
Negril – located just over an hour away from Montego Bay International Airport, Negril did not grow in prominence until the 1970s – when it gradually became a popular tourist destination (when road improvements were made between that area and Montego Bay). These days, Negril is the favorite destination for families, honeymooners and spring breakers. […]
Walter Fletcher Beach (Gloucester Avenue, Montego Bay) – this beach has its own attraction: the Aquasol Theme Park (which has its own beach – complete with lifeguards and security staffers), snorkeling, go-kart racing (US$3 single-seated, US$7 double), tennis courts (US$6/hour), jet skis (US$75/30 minutes), a nighttime skating rink, and a bar & eatery. Admission: US$5 […]
Treasure Hunt Ocho Rios (18 Main Street, Ocho Rios) – this is a popular casino on the island’s north coast – open 24 hours, and offering 140 gaming machines. Complimentary drinks and finger food available for patrons.
Holiday Shopping Centre (Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort, North Coast Highway, 16 km. east of Montego Bay) – located across from a local resort, this shopping center has various retailers selling jewelry, apparel, and crafts.
Ciao Jamaica (West End Road, Negril Cliffs) – located across from Samsara Hotel in Negril, this restaurant (launched by a New York actress) serves Italian and Jamaican cuisines and exists to lure the all-inclusive vacationers away from their resorts for something different. Items served here range from Jerk Chicken Alfredo, to Reggae Lasagna. That, as […]