Jamaica, the hometown of the world-famous reggae musician Bob Marley, is a breathtaking beauty scenically located amidst the vast expanse of the Caribbean Sea. The
cities of Ocho Rios, Negril, Montego Bay, and Port Antonio attract tons of tourists to this country every year, owing to its pleasant weather and enchanting natural
surroundings. Kingston, the capital city of Jamaica, also holds a very significant role in the tourism sector, as it is home to National Gallery, Natural History
Museum, Bob Marley Museum, Hope Gardens, and National Heroes Park.
Which is the best time to visit Jamaica
Jamaica has a pleasant climate throughout the year, with cool breezes during the days and the nights. The climate is broadly divided into two: tropical and semi-arid.
November to mid-December is the ideal time to visit this Caribbean country, as the weather is at its best during these months.
How to reach Jamaica
Flights to Jamaica are provided by top domestic and international airlines like Air India
, British Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airways
, and Jet Airways
. Jamaica has two
international airports, Norman Manley International Airport in its capital city of Kingston, and Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. Scheduled flights are
available from almost all the major countries to Jamaica. Transportation within the country is possible by the means of roadways and railways.
Where to stay in Jamaica
Kingston and Montego Bay are the popular places in Jamaica. The mid-range hotels in Kingston charge a minimum of INR 5,500 for an overnight stay. Free parking, free
breakfast, and swimming pools are some of the facilities offered here. Enjoy a nice vacation amidst the palm-fringed beaches of Montego Bay, and stay comfortably at
the hotels for just INR 4,500.
Best places to visit in Jamaica
The tourist hotspot areas of Jamaica are Ocho Rios, Negril, Montego Bay, and Port Antonio. These places, along with Kingston, are the must-see places in
Negril Beach is perfect to relax and spend quality time with family. The azure waters, coconut palms, and white sands add an aura of its own to this pristine beach.
Indulge in snorkeling in the clear waters of this beach.
Montego Bay is a dream-like resort city in Jamaica. The Doctor’s Cave Beach, Rose Hall Great House, and Martha Brae River in Falmouth are worth a visit, while staying
in this lovely city.
Kingston is home to Bob Marley Museum, National Gallery, Natural History Museum, Hope Gardens, and National Heroes Park. Compared to the beach cities and their
tranquil atmosphere, the capital city is always abuzz with activities.
Must-buys in Jamaica
Shop for colorful Batik fabrics, Appleton Rum, and Blue Mountain Coffee while exploring this Caribbean country. If the flavors of Jamaican cuisine leave a good
impression on you, then shop for Jamaican jerk spices and sauces from the various local markets.
What to eat in Jamaica
Jerk Pork or Chicken is the star of the Jamaican cuisine. Coconut Chips, Brown-stewed Fish, Curry Goat, and Fried Dumplings are the other delicacies worth sampling.
Beverages you can guzzle down include Ginger Beer, Peanut Punch, Ting Soda, Sorrel Tea, and Sour Sop Juice.
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