Wander through Jamaica, the heart of the Caribbean
As one of the largest islands in the Caribbean, Jamaica with its colorful tradition, its seductive natural wealth and its musical mood, is full of precious treasures that wait for you to discover them.
Get to know the much-photographed beaches of the island, which stand out thanks to the harmonious combination of white from the soft sandy beach, turquoise from the crystal-clear waters and green from the tropical palm trees that surround them. Choose your favorite cocktail from the authentic rum of the place, become one with the hospitable locals and indulge in the music of reggae that will keep you company until the sun is disappeared in the deep blue of the ocean.
Visit the largest cities of the island and get to know every aspect of this vibrant country. Pass by the cosmopolitan Ocho Rios with its golden beaches for a swim in the crystal-clear waters.
Head to the magical Montego Bay to see a seductive landscape from its luxurious resorts and impressive buildings and move on to the popular Negril, the place where Jamaica's entertainment comes to life and the fiesta continues endlessly until dawn.
Explore the countless natural beauties of the island and let your gaze capture all the unprecedented images you will encounter. Cross the famous Great River, participating yourself in the favorite of all visitors Bamboo Rafting, that will allow you to admire the wild nature of the place along, of course, with an experienced local guide.
Visit the island's heavenly waterfalls, the cinematic Blue Hole, and travel to the small village of Rastafari, a hospitable place that invites you to experience up close the local tradition and the history of this magical place.
Food and local cuisine
The local cuisine of Jamaica offers a wide variety of tasty dishes with excellent ingredients. Meat, fish and seafood, fruits and vegetables are emerging as protagonists of the local cuisine that is gaining more and more fans around the world. Try the country's national dish ackee and salt fish (reminiscent of scrambled eggs, which combines cod with the ackee fruit, mixed with onions and peppers). Don’t forget Jeekchicken, (chicken marinated with local spices, peppers scotch bonnet, cinnamon pepper and nutmeg). From sweets prefer the gizzadas, the typical tarts filled with butter, coconut and nutmeg, the garter cake, coconut, tamarind balls (truffles) and Busta, a kind of hard caramel made of liquid sugar, coconut, ginger and lime juice.
Best time to visit Jamaica
The climate in Jamaica is tropical. There is a lot of heat and humidity during the summer months. Ideally choose the cooler period of December – April, for a trip that will be unforgettable.
How to use transportation in Jamaica
Transfer from/to Jamaica
Norman Manley International Airport is located 19 km from the center of Kingston. Get there by bus or taxi that wait parked outside the airport terminals.
Transportation is carried out via buses of the extensive public transport network. Alternatively, take a taxi.