Three Palms Restaurant (Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, North Coast Highway, St. James – 24 km. east of Montego Bay) – ideal for those celebrating special occasions, this upscale restaurant serves a variety of seafood dishes – some with Mediterranean influences. Typical dishes here include grouper round down (grouper served with shrimp, squid, and […]
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 […]
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.
Hedonism II (Superclubs, Norman Manley Blvd., Negril) – yes – for a price (day or night pass for US$100/men, US$50/women), even non-guests can attend the wild & raunchy parties that typically take place here. That price includes all the food & drink you can consume, along with the entertainment. These days, Hedonism II has been […]
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 […]
Bob Marley Mausoleum (Rhoden Hall, Nine Mile, St. Ann’s Bay) — Birthplace and final resting place of Reggae legend, Robert “Bob” Marley. Visit the humble beginnings of this superstar in the hills of St Ann. Visitors can also enter the mausoleum where the singer is interred with his guitar. The site includes a restaurant and […]
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.
Treasure Beach (Treasure Beach Township, southwest coast) – visited by both locals and tourists, this beach has many long stretches of sand and small coves (such as Billy’s Bay, Frenchman’s Bay, Calabash Bay and Great Pedro Bay). People tend to come here when the want something quieter than Negril (which is further to the northwest). […]