Why Not Go?

Geographically, Jamaica is an island of intense color and contrast with tropical beaches and arid plains set among the misty Blue Mountains. Socially, the same contrasts endure as British ex-patriots mingle with spiritually expressive Rastafarians. Jamaica is one of the most dynamic nations in the Caribbean, which can make it both daunting and endearing to travelers. Whatever vacationers think of Jamaica, it must be good, because they keep returning time and again. Jamaica is continually named… more…

Areas within Jamaica

Blue Mountains

Falmouth

Kingston

Mandeville

Montego Bay

Negril

Ocho Rios

Port Antonio

Rose Hall

Runaway Bay

Treasure Beach

Culture

Nowhere else on earth will you find a culture as dynamic as the one… more…

Events & Festivals

Planning a vacation around an event in Jamaica is a great idea, but it… more…

History

Understanding a little bit more about the history of Jamaica can help… more…

Clothing

In some of the most secluded resorts on… more…

Languages

The Jamaican accent is one of the most… more…

Packing

There are two types of packers in this… more…

Accommodations

Like any major tourist destination, Jamaica's accommodations run the gamut from pricey, high-class resorts to bare-bones guest houses and hotels. However, Jamaica sets itself apart by being known for having the most hotel options in the Caribbean, so you can make your accommodation choice based on a large number of factors including price, location and amenities. There are many ways to narrow down a hotel search. For some vacationers, learning about the different types of accommodations… more…

Hotels

Jamaica is known for its great variety… more…

Villa Complexes

Rental properties are available as small… more…

All Inclusive

Jamaica is the birthplace of the… more…

Transportation

Planning a custom vacation isn't limited to choosing where to stay and… more…

Air Travel

Jamaica is a regional hub, and has direct service from many countries.… more…

Ferries

Unlike many other island nations in the Caribbean, Jamaica is comprised… more…

Rental Cars

Many travel advisers recommend renting… more…

Sailing & Boating

Jamaica lies within the Caribbean, which… more…

Taxis

Taxis are one of the most popular ways… more…

Food

After a long day at the beach and before a night of island-style partying, your appetite deserves attention. Jamaica has no shortage of dining options: from the finest restaurants at 5-star resorts, to open-air Jerk shacks cooking up specialties in an oil drum grill. Dining in Jamaica is relatively… more…

Budgeting

Beautiful white sand beaches and palm trees await you on the shores of… more…

Tipping

Every country has its own traditions and rules about what… more…

History

Understanding a little bit more about the history of… more…

Weather

Regardless of when you visit, the tropical climate and warm temperatures of Jamaica essentially guarantee beautiful weather during your vacation.… more…

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Activities

Jamaican travelers have plenty of options for active (and not so active)… more…

Bikes & Mopeds

Bikes, motor bikes and scooters can be a great option for vacationers… more…

Diving

The waters of Jamaica offer a unique underwater experience for those… more…

Fishing

Deep-sea fishing is extremely popular… more…

Nightlife

A country with a cultural heritage as… more…

Shopping

Shopping in Jamaica is an experience in… more…

Beaches

The beaches of Jamaica are so beautiful that even locals can't get enough of them. Whether you prefer lying on the sand soaking up the sun, or crashing through the waves, the perfect beach is just waiting for you to find it. Just off the coast of Port Royal is Lime Cay, a small island perfect for both sun bathing and water sports.… more…

Casinos

Tourists who have dreams of the glitz,… more…

Natural Attractions

Nature lovers looking for more than just… more…

Landmarks

An island like Jamaica, with a rich… more…

Attractions

From a plantation-estate past to a party-filled present, Jamaica's attractions run the gamut. Those in search of a sedate stay can enjoy nature, beaches,… more…

Cruises

Approximately half of the Caribbean's two million annual cruise travelers visit the island of Jamaica to enjoy the beautiful beaches and warm weather. Many… more…

Weddings

If you are seeking an unforgettable wedding experience, you should consider hosting your big event in beautiful Jamaica. From exquisite landscapes and… more…