When people hear about Jamaica, almost instantly they think of reggae, rum and golden sandy beaches. Anyway, this is just the beginning of a fascinating journey to this exotic island, as the story goes on and on with waterfalls and shots of rum on the beach, under the sun that bathes this dream land.
From long sandy stretches to crystal clear water and secret coves, Jamaican beaches are where you start your holiday and make memories to last a lifetime.
Among the many beautiful beaches, we would like to name just a couple, as to give you an idea about where to go.
Waves Beach is a breathtaking venue located on one of the most amazing beaches on the south coast of Jamaica, located approximately six miles from the centre of Portmore, and 0.5 kilometres (0.31 miles) from the Hellshire main road in the parish of St. Catherine, Jamaica.
Open everyday, guests at Waves can enjoy mouthwatering local and international seafood dishes from the Restaurant, either in the covered dining area or right on the beachside. The Bar at Waves is fully stocked, with cable tv and wireless service available.
A popular destination for Jamaicans and tourists alike, Waves Beach is host to a multitude of major entertainment events, parties and family fun days throughout the year.
Cornwall Beach is one of the top spots, despite the fact that is has been recently open. The new facility offers showers, snorkel gear, beach fun, towels, lockers and more. Visit their bar, resturant and gift shop. The entire beach is available for weddings public and private functions.
Another one is Doctor's Cave Beach Club; founded in 1906, is nestled between the Marine Park and the Hip Strip.
The translucent water is known for its mineral content and world-famous white-sand beach which is clean and inviting. More than just a great beach, the food court and beach bar at Doctor's Cave provide a variety of meals and drinks to satisfy the taste buds. There is also a convenient cyber cafe that keeps you in touch with the world.
Other than Kingston, which is the famous and romantic capital city, city of Negril is another well-know places which tourists love. One of the best things you can do in this Jamaican town is to go to the Oasis Spa, where you can get an exceptional "Reggaesaj". The term refers to the therapeutic procedures that consists in getting a medical massage, but instead of gentle procedures you will be treated like… a percussion instrument. Meanwhile you can listen to live music from reggae musicians.
If you have some time off, go to Negril to enjoy a cocktail based on rum, in one of the most popular places - a lounge located right next to a waterfall called Canoe. As in other similar locations here they use their own original recipe for preparing the drink.
Another picturesque and traditional experience is participating in and serving food cooked in embers. If you make a visit to Scotches Too, you'll see how they make grilled chicken and can assist in preparing food that you will relish. Once this is done, do not forget to put plenty of sauce over it and then freshen up your stomach with some cold Jamaican beer.
Visit the lime plantations, I bet you won’t have something like that at home! One of the unforgettable moments of your journey is the sunset on plantation of lime. This will happen if you go to the Blue Mountains - a charming place to visit, because here all you have to do is relax and admire the surroundings and everything that Jamaica has to offer: some of the best landscapes and panoramic views in the world.
It is said that here was the house where Noel Coward found the inspiration to write his books. The place is famous for the incredible views, the wonderful locals who will treat you like you are a part of the family and the overall relaxed and serene atmosphere. From here you can see all the important parts of the island and you will enjoy peace and tranquility.
The gorgeous Ys waterfall is waiting for you to admire its amazing beauty; it looks as if it had been sculpted by human hands due to its perfect shape, but no – it’s the hand of nature!
The original name of Jamaica means water and wood. If you want to truly understand what it means, you should make a visit to Ys Falls and you will be amazed by the beauty of white water that burst against the rocks, all in a fantastic setting of green forest and an almost unreal
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