‘Jamaica’

Things you (probably) didn’t know about the island of Jamaica

· Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean. · Jamaica was the first country in the Caribbean to reach independence. · Aside from the United States, Jamaica has won a large amount of Olympic medals. · Jamaica was the first country in the Americas to build a railroad, even before the United States. · Jamaica has the oldest golf club in the New World: The Manchester Golf Club, founded in 1868. · The Jamaican iguana is the largest native land animal on the island. · Jamaica records more multiple births (two or more babies) than anywhere else on…

In February you’ll find reggae everywhere in Jamaica

February is the top month for Reggae in Jamaica. It is one of the most expected events, which pays tribute to the musical idols of a musical genre that is always linked to the island of Jamaica and, of course, to the foremost representative of the reggae movement: Bob Marley. Every Wednesday during the month of February meetings are organized, supervised by the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JARIA), under the generic title Reggae Nights, with the purpose of portraying the best of this musical genre. Besides celebrating a great number of musical and cultural activities centered on reggae, in February…

The best nudist beaches in Jamaica

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If you are among those who like to get an all over tan without any tan lines, then you’ll be glad to find out that Jamaica has more nudist beaches than any other island in the Caribbean. Before travelling there, it’s good to know which ones stand out: Hedonism I & II These are the best known Jamaican nudist beaches—they are even of international fame. In the bars and restaurants by these beaches the staff members are likewise naked. Bloody Bar Another one of the best nudist beaches on the island, with fine sand and a lively atmosphere. James Bond…

A theme park in the middle of the jungle

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If you are in Jamaica, taking in the sun or under a parasol at Doctor’s Cave near Montego Bay, or on Turtle Beach in Ocho Rios, two of the best beaches on the northern coast, remember that Columbus set foot on one of them on May 5, 1494 and exclaimed: “This is the most beautiful island my eyes have ever seen.” Ocho Rios is the deformation of the term chorreros (waterfall) that the Spaniards gave this place in the 15th century. Everything in Jamaica is teeming with life, an explosion of vivid blues and greens. Especially green, filled as it…

Mayfield Falls in Jamaica

A trip to Jamaica is one of the most recommendable options for tourists wishing to enjoy some fantastic days on the beaches of the Caribbean. Also, travelling to Jamaica opens up a number of possibilities: excursions and many activities, because Jamaica offers a lot more than just lying down on the shores of the Caribbean; you can travel inland to the forest and mountain areas of these tropical lands. It is worth your while to travel ‘inside Jamaica’, because it is in the most secluded regions where you can discover the true Jamaica and the great contrasts in its culture.…

Jamaica, Caribbean beaches and rivers.

Jamaica is a tourist destination coveted by those seeking something genuine, a country with everything you may want during your vacation: mesmerizing nature, with tropical rivers and waterfalls, staggering mountains, mysterious caves, aside from world renowned music, people who are proud of who they are and an exceptional tourist offer. Being a Caribbean island, Jamaica has paradisiacal beaches such as the Doctors Cave Beach, the impressive Seven Miles beach in Negril, the famous beach from the James Bond movie, close to Ocho Rios, and the coastal city of Montego Bay, which boasts spectacular beaches of white sands, turquoise waters and…

The Caribbean, an ideal destination for a Honeymoon.

After spending months preparing for your wedding, with all the stress and nerves that go with it, the thing newlyweds are looking forward to most is to go on their honeymoon and finally be able to relax and enjoy themselves. Don’t you agree? The trip commonly known as the honeymoon is the icing on the wedding cake and a moment that is eagerly looked forward to. Couples usually choose their destination carefully to ensure they have a very special, unforgettable trip. The honeymoon is a time for intimacy, romance and discovering each other; the most important thing is to indulge…

Glistening Waters in Jamaica

At Montego Bay, Jamaica, a very interesting phenomenon occurs. Alongside the Martha Brae River is a lagoon known as Glistening Waters. It contains bioluminescent microorganisms that give off light whenever the water moves enough. The constant movement of the waters agitates the waters and makes them shine and give off an impressive neon green hue. The glow in the dark effect is so strong that fish swimming in the lagoon often resemble stars in movement. The best time to observe this phenomenon is at night time, when the waters are dark. Move the water a bit and fluorescent lights appear…

The refreshing Dunn’s River Falls in Jamaica

  The Dunn’s River Falls, near Ocho Rios, are a Caribbean treasure and one of the main tourist destinations in Jamaica. They flow into the Caribbean Sea, being among the few waterfalls in the world that flow directly into the ocean. Thousands of tourists visit these waterfalls every year but this should not discourage you, because it is a sin to go to Jamaica and not visit this natural treasure. If you don’t want to run into a lot of people it is best to go first thing in the morning or just before closing time in the afternoon—they are…

Jamaica. A perpetual party

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Jamaica, one of the Caribbean destinations par excellence, offers visitors unprecedented evasive possibilities. Subtle and wild, the island of reggae and home of the rastafaris stands out for its vibrant culture, its extraordinary beaches and surroundings of exuberant nature. For those who thrive on partying and never-ending nights, Jamaica has many establishments where you can seep in the rhythm of the best music. Powerful live gigs featuring reggae, ska and calypso with suggestive cocktails. Jamaica’s nightlife is among the best you can find in the Caribbean thanks to the quality and the quantity of the proposals to choose from. There…