Chukka Caribbean Adventures – this is a tour operator that’s active in Jamaica, Belize and Turks & Caicos known for its adventure tour packages. Regarding Jamaica, it’s best known for its ATV Safari (Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios and Falmouth) (US$99 pre adult) and Dune Buggy Adventure excursions (Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios and Falmouth) […]
Carnival (Kingston, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios) – from mid-February until Easter every year, Carnival events are held at the Jamaican cities of Kingston, Montego Bay, and Ocho Rios. Reggae and Calypso bands often join in on the outdoor street festivities taking place, with partygoers donning a variety of colorful costumes – with the women putting […]
Bluefields Beach Park (southeast of Westmoreland, towards Negril) – this is a public beach located on the south (west) coast road to Negril, that gets crowded during weekends and public holidays.
Time Square (Norman Manley Blvd., Negril) – this shopping center, located about 1.5 miles from downtown Negril, has a variety of stores (some of which are duty free). Items offered there range from jewelry to apparel & accessories, footwear, cigars, and souvenirs. Taxis are available for those going to and from their resorts.
The Shoppes at Rose Hall (Rose Hall, North Coast Highway, 11 km. east of Montego Bay) — Located on Jamaica’s Elegant Corridor, The Shoppes at Rose Hall are only minutes away from Montego Bay’s finest resorts and it’s International Airport. A Luxurious blend of 30 specialty retail stores featuring international jewelers, lifestyle brands and first […]
Taj Mahal Shopping Center (4 Main Street, Ocho Rios) — Since 1989, Taj Mahal has housed the largest collection of basic as well as the finest selection in world class brand name jewelry and watches in Jamaica. Additionally, avid shoppers can take home exotic yet reasonably priced souvenirs. More significantly, everyone may shop with confidence […]
Soni’s Plaza (Main Street, Ocho Rios) – this shopping center is a competitor to Ocean Village, drawing in visitors from cruise ships and foreigners passing through Ocho Rios. Many of the same items sold at Ocean Village (from jewelry & watches, to apparel stores, supermarket, etc.) can be found here as well.
Ocean Village Shopping Centre (Main Street, Ocho Rios) — Ocean Village is centrally located, a seven-minute-walk from the Cruise Ship Pier. It adjoins the Ocho Rios Bay Beach and the Marina and is within walking distance from at least six hotels along the beach front. It is also within close proximity to a Craft Market, […]
New Kingston Shopping Centre (30 Dominica Drive, Kingston) – this is one of the most modern shopping centers in the entire island. Because Kingston is not a tourist destination, duty-free stores will not be found here – just other types of retailers typically found in a shopping mall.
Island Village (Turtle River Road, Ocho Rios) – built by Chris Blackwell of Island Records (Bob Marley’s former producer), this is Jamaica’s newest shopping and entertainment attraction. Located on the beach just minutes away from the cruise ship pier in Ocho Rios, its picturesque open-air setting, boardwalk, natural spring lagoons and beautiful flowering trees provide […]