Things to Do in Jamaica
From the very moment when the sun shines upon the beaches and again dives into the sea, this crown jewel of the Caribbean will amaze you with its scenic beauty. The Island is in the Caribbean Sea having an area of 4240 sq miles.
As Jamaica is the fourth largest island country in the Caribbean, it has a lot to offer you. From golden beaches, to lush green mountains, to turquoise seas, to rainforest you just name it and Jamaica has it all.
If you are a bird of nature, like to roam around greeneries then Jamaica is the place for you my friend. You can go on hiking or go on birding in the jungle and see the plantations around.
You can get fruits from the trees too. You can do so much but don’t get overboard I will be mentioning the top things to do when you are in Jamaica. You can start by:
Visit Negril beach and Negril cliffs:
This place is also popular by the name of “Seven Mile Beach “. This is one of the best beaches in the whole Caribbean. You can lay down on your back and let the sun relax you.
You can also go for kayaking where you will reside very close to water but at the same time you will be floating. This experience is one of a kind. You can also go for regular boat rides.
The blue waters will put you into a trance. If you want to blow your mind more then go for scuba diving and snorkeling. This is house to one of the most vibrant and beautiful reefs in the whole Caribbean. So you can start your Caribbean expedition with this place.
Go rafting in the Martha Brae River:
Have you ever imagined yourself on a bamboo raft? Want to know how the Discovery channel’s survival experts get to escape the rivers in the forest? Then this is the place for you.
You can enjoy some breathtaking scenes while gliding on the water with your guide who also might sing to entertain you.
Visit Rose Hall Great House:
Are you into horror stories? Have you ever visited a place which will give you goose bumps? The Rose hall is infamous for this. The location of the house is really beautiful. The plantation around is worth mentioning.
This was a house to a woman namely Annie Palmer also known as “The white Witch”. She killed three of her husbands in that house. If you want to test how strong your heart is you can join the spooky night tour of the house.
Visit Dunn’s River Falls:
This is one of the most famous tourist locations. The fall is a gentle one and one can climb to the top of it with the help and guidance from your local guide.
The area is around 180 meters. It is better to use water shoes while there. I would recommend you to go on cruising. This will give you the best feeling ever.
Visit Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park:
In the year 2015 UNESCO declared this garden as “World Heritage Site” for the vegetation and the plants around. This is jewel from mother nature herself. You can find waterfalls, lush rainforests and coffee plantations.
The park is home to the world’s second largest butterfly in the world. If you are into hiking you can climb up the highest peak in Jamaica namely “Blue Mountain Peak “. If you are lucky to go on a clear day you could see all up to Cuba.
Visit French Man’s Cove:
It is a very natural beach where the fabrications done by humans are very less. This is one of the famous beaches in all Jamaica. This place is very private and you wont be annoyed by bustling crowds.
You can enjoy this slice of paradise peacefully. The food along the shore is quite impressive. Their Jerk chicken is worth mentioning. You can swim around, blaze yourself in the sun, chill out on the beach and grab your favorite drinks.
Visit Port Antonio:
This place once was a hub for banana exports. This a beauty in itself and is less commercial compared to the other resort towns. It is in between mountains so gives exquisite scenes.
There are numerous things to do around like hiking, rafting in Rio Grande, visiting Reach falls and go around snorkeling. You can also swim in the 60-meter-deep blue lagoon If you are a history person you can visit Fort George. You can also go on a picnic in The Navy Island.
Doctor’s cave beach:
The clear blue water and white sand has paved the fortune for this town. Tourists are attracted to this place and their attraction has caused an economic growth in the local community.
A hurricane in the year 1932 destroyed the cave after which this place is named. The most popular thing to do around is to cruise in a cruise ship.
There was once a rumor that the water had healing capabilities which actually worked as the initiation of the tourist drive.
These are the top things to do once you are in Jamaica.