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Treasure Beach

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). […]

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Somerset Falls

  Somerset Falls (Rte. A4, 21 km. west of Port Antonio) — Spanish settlers built aqueducts and dams in this part of the island before the British drove them away. These structures are still visible today. The breath-taking waterfall is hidden in the rainforest, where the Daniels River plunges down a narrow gorge. Here you […]

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Sandals Golf & Country Club

Sandals Golf & Country Club (Ocho Rios) — One of the finest golf clubs in the Caribbean, the Sandals Golf & Country Club is an ideal Ocho Rios Jamaica golf vacation spot, which stretches out over a rolling landscape with sweeping views of the sea and mountains. This 18-hole facility has narrow fairways have been […]

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Rio Grande

Rio Grande (Rte. A4, 8 km west of Port Antonio) – like Martha Brae River, this calm watered area is also known for its river rafting (on bamboo rafts). A tourism outfit known as Rafting on the Rio Grande conducts guided raft trips for US$72 per raft (along with a suggested US$10 tip for the […]

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Reggae Sumfest

Reggae Sumfest (Catherine Hall, Montego Bay) — held annually every July, the organizers of this major musical Reggae & Dancehall event assumed the responsibility of holding major annual events when the organizers of the famed “Reggae Sunsplash” were no longer able to do so some years back. More information on this event can be found […]

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Negril Beach

Negril Beach (Norman Manley Blvd., Negril) – a.k.a. Seven Mile Beach, this is rated among the world’s best beaches. This 11 km stretch of beach is public, although there are a number of beach bars and open-air restaurants. Nearby Bloody Bay has large all-inclusive resorts (claiming private sections for their guests). The best-known resort, Hedonism […]

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National Stadium of Jamaica

National Stadium of Jamaica (Independence Park, Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston) – this 35,000-seat arena was build in 1962, and hosts various national and international football games. It is also the home of Jamaica’s national athletic team for the Olympic Games (especially in the areas it excels in, such as track & field). There are also […]

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Mystic Mountain

Mystic Mountain (North Coast Highway, Ocho Rios) – this has become a particularly popular eco-tourist destination for younger travelers. Located in the heart of Ocho Rios, only 5 minutes away from the cruise ship pier or Dunn’s River Falls, offers a unique array of adventure tours for all ages. Explore the forest’s rich ecosystem, sparkling […]

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Martha Brae River

Martha Brae River (Montego Bay) – the main activity on this calm river is rafting (constructed from bamboo and manned by a crew of 85 experienced raft captains). This is considered the island’s #1 rafting attraction, and is located approximately three miles inland from the town of Falmouth. The attraction is a mere twenty miles […]

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Manchester Club Golf Course

Manchester Club Golf Course (Caledonia Road, Mandeville) — Built in 1865, the Manchester Club is believed to be the oldest surviving club in the western hemisphere. It predates the Royal Montreal Club formed in 1873 and the Quebec Golf Club formed in 1875, both in Canada. Set on 55 acres, it has nine greens and […]