Tips & Tricks
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.