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.
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.
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: The Sun, The People, The Life Disadvantages: Let Me Know If You Find Any
...This place is simply the best hotel and holiday I have ever, ever had. Now I could leave it at that but I expect you want a bit more information to as why?
The Riu Club Hotel Negril (also refferred to as Riu Negril) is all inclusive so you don't need to worry about paying while away.
Please remember if you go to Jamaica they charge you to leave the country at the airport. The cheapest way...
Advantages: No kids, loads to do Disadvantages: American tourists, strange booking system for activites
...for clear, two for oh my god, you're going to die?
As we were on honeymoon, we received a free upgrade to an ocean-view room at the hotel. Actually, we were allocated a room on the side of the hotel, but that was great, because we could see the ocean AND the mountains, and it was very quiet, being furthest from the bar area. The downside was?it was furthest from the bar area lol. The room...
Advantages: Sun, sunsets, rum, beaches Disadvantages: Hassle from vendors, not a lot of attractions
Negril is a tourist town on the NW of the island of Jamaica. Numerous hotels of all sizes and budgets are located along this, essentially one street town. You'll also find a never ending assortment of bars, cafes and restaurants, many located right on the beach.
Chances are if you fly into Jamaica, you'll land in Montego Bay. Negril is located about and hour...