International Travel Map of Jamaica. Ideal for outdoor reference in all weathers, this double-sided map is printed on a special waterproof paper....... more
International Travel Map of Jamaica. Ideal for outdoor reference in all weathers, this double-sided map is printed on a special waterproof paper. Mapping features elevation tinting to show land relief, with selected peak heights marked. Other physical details include reefs and marsh areas. National parks are marked, as are counties and parishes with marked boundaries. Road detail includes both primary and secondary roads with intermediate driving distances marked on main routes. Some petrol stations are also marked. Other transport details shown include railways and stations, airports and airfields. Symbols show the locations of beaches, selected hotels, golf courses, sugar estates and locations of interest. Latitude and longitude lines are drawn at 15' intervals. The map is indexed and includes a road distance chart. On the reverse there is a large, indexed street plan of most of Kingston at 1:23,000, extending to Forest Hills in the north, the university campus in the east, Portmore gardens in the west and the Norman Manley International Airport in the south. Detail on this map includes one-way streets, railways and the ferry link across the harbour. District names are marked and symbols denote a variety of tourist features and services e.g. information offices, bus stations, hotels, places of interest, notable buildings, post offices, petrol stations, hospitals, churches and shopping areas. Insets around the main Jamaica road map show smaller street plans for Spanish Town, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio, Montego Bay and Mandeville.
Montego Bay is Jamaica's second largest city that, at the end of the 18th century, was one of the most important harbours for the island's sugar...... more
Montego Bay is Jamaica's second largest city that, at the end of the 18th century, was one of the most important harbours for the island's sugar industry. The lively city centre is a mixture of both old and new with modern concrete houses located next to simple wooden huts and congested streets with numerous small shops and street traders.Close to Falmouth there's the excitement of Martha Brae River Rafting which is an excellent way to explore this tropical paradise in which dense tropical rain forest shows off all its spectacular colours. It was here on the north coast that Christopher Columbus landed in1502 and where the Spanish were defeated by the British for sovereign control of the island.Dunn`s River Falls is the name of a waterfall near to Ochos Rios, one of the island's most well known natural attractions. More than a million annual visitors attempt to climb through spraying torrents of water whilst linking hands in a human chain. In foaming cascades, the water plunges 200 metres down toward the sea over step-shaped limestone blocks and across an overgrown landscape of ferns and plants.Harmony Hall, a Victorian building that is a reminder of British colonial rule, is the name of an immaculate manor house located on a turn of the century plantation. James Bond Beach is the name of the former winter retreat of the English author, Ian Fleming, who created British secret agent, James Bond. The famous author wrote most of his fourteen 007 novels on the small island of Golden Eye, of which five were set in Jamaica.Expansive fields of coconut palms dominate the Sun Valley Plantation. In addition to bananas, citrus fruits, papayas, melons and apples, various spices are cultivated on the plantation.World famous for their coffee beans, the Blue Mountains represent breathtaking primeval nature with a hint of adventure, a further experience in this sun-scorched island.
The Rough Guide to Jamaica (Rough Guide Travel Guides) - Polly Thomas
A guide to Jamaica, Caribbeans liveliest island. It also contains reviews of the best accommodation, restaurants, bars and cafes - and the latest spots...... more
A guide to Jamaica, Caribbeans liveliest island. It also contains reviews of the best accommodation, restaurants, bars and cafes - and the latest spots to catch the hottest reggae and dancehall, along with a coverage of Kingston and the major resorts of Montego Bay, Ocho Rios and Negril, as well as the lesser-known beaches in Portland.
Advantages: No kids, loads to do Disadvantages: American tourists, strange booking system for activites
...the sea. This is candlelit and very romantic, but it is very popular so you should book in advance and also is outdoors and can be a little warm.
Main restaurant - buffet breakfast and lunch, and you should eat here at least once in the evenings to get a true taste of Jamaica. Mmmmm, jerk chicken, hot and spicy!
Continental restaurant - standard European fare, nicely served in a pleasant...
Advantages: Total Luxury, Watersports, NO KIDS Disadvantages: Shopping Trip - Not worth the grief
...Last month my wife and I spent a most memorable week at Couples, Ocho Rios. The whole resort was totally amazing, the staff were attentive, helpful and just couldn't do enough to make our holiday the most amazing experience!
The resort itself had 5 restaurants ranging from a beach bar that served all sorts of snacks from nachos to jerk chicken to what were the strangest hot dogs my wife ever...
Advantages: Lots of different restaurants and bars Disadvantages: hassle to buy ganja from the locals
...My husband and I got married at the jamaica Grande in Ocho Rios. This is a fantastic resort with lots of restaurants and bars. The chinese restaurant in particular is vey good although they do change the menu quite a lot so if you find something you really like it doesn't mean it will be on the menu again! The hotel rooms are nicely furnished but one of the best things is that you get free bath...