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Jamaica Travel Vacation Guide

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Jamaica Vacation Rentals

If you are traveling with the family or a large group, consider staying at a Jamaica vacation rental. These privately owned houses offer a unique atmosphere, privacy and tradition decor. Most of all vacation homes in Jamaica are much more affordable than other types of lodgings. Whether you are looking for Montego Bay condos, Negril vacation homes or Ocho Rios holiday villa, all these options and many more are waiting for you on Jamaica.

Things to do in Jamaica

Famous for its sun-drenched beaches, warm tropical climate and rich cultural heritage, Jamaica is a wonderfully diverse paradise island with friendly people that warmly welcome tourists. Settled by Spanish and then conquered by British, Jamaica has a rich cultural heritage with roots from all around the world. From Negril’s scenic beaches, Duns River Falls tours in Ocho Rios to shopping in Montego Bay, tourists can count on an unforgettable adventure.

With its perfect year round climate and crystal blue waters, Jamaica is an ideal travel destination for those who love soaking in the sun and water sports. Scuba diving, wind surfing, fishing and horseback riding are just a few options among many other daytime outdoor activities in Jamaica. During the night, you can enjoy elite restaurants serving unique Jamaican delights accompanied by enchanting reggae sounds.

Jamaica culture and art

Jamaica’s scenery and lush environment are a perfect inspiration for its artists. Its vibrant colors and diverse culture are reflected in the visual arts. Some of the best paintings, sculptures and pottery of the Caribbean are being produced in Jamaica. To admire the local art, visit Gallery Joe James. Located in Ocho Rios, the gallery displays amazing paintings, sculptures and unique furniture. To see more artistic jewelry, crafts and beadwork, do not miss Negril’s JA-JA Originals Art Gallery. This gallery consists of fine arts by some of Jamaica’s top artists as well as emerging and international ones.

Music of Jamaica

Jamaican unique cultural blend resulted in a rich musical heritage which has been shared with the world. Reggae, not only music but also a lifestyle has become synonymous with Jamaica and one of Jamaica’s most famous man – Bob Marley. Those who like to relax to reggae vibes will be thrilled with the amount of concerts and musical events in Jamaica. Fans of Bob Marley can visit his hometown of Nine Mile or learn more about their favorite artist at The Bob Marley Experience and Theater located in Ocho Rios and featuring a movie highlighting his life, concerts and music.

Jamaican Cuisine

Jamaican cuisine contains flavors, spices and cooking techniques brought to the island by people of many different nations which resulted in the most flavorful cuisine in the Caribbean. The Jamaican menu influenced by British, Spanish, African and even Asian traditions, includes dishes such as curry goat, fried dumplings, ackee, fried plantain and steamed cabbage. All those and many more can be enjoyed at fine Jamaican eateries and resorts in Negril, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios.

Water sports in Jamaica

Besides wind surfing and swimming, Jamaica also offers wonderful bamboo rafting and exciting scuba diving. Those travelers who love diving will find many great spots off the Kingston’s coast. The sea bottom there is full of ancient treasures such as historical wrecks from over the centuries. Featuring over 100 rivers, Jamaica is famous for bamboo rafting. If you are looking for an adventure, take a bamboo rafting trip along the Rio Grande river located near Port Antonio. A skilled Jamaican guide will take you down the river which meanders through scenic countryside with mountain views.

Beaches in Jamaica

Featuring world famous, sugary white beaches, Jamaican coastline will enchant you with its variety of water sports and perfect sunsets. Most popular and delightful beaches can be found along the north coast that stretches 150 miles from Negril to Port Antonio. Although many beaches require admission fees, it gives an access to the best marine parks, water sports, snack bars and restaurants. Some beaches also feature shopping areas and live reggae music. To see one of the most famous beaches in the world visit Seven Mile Beach in Negril known from its scenic sunsets, snorkeling and majestic sea cliffs.

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