The “Most English Town in Jamaica” is ready to be explored. Beginning at the very center of Mandeville, your tour takes you through Town Square, and from there you can choose between landmarks like a historic home or take a more natural approach and take a stroll the memorial gardens. Of course, you'll want to dedicate a few days to the beach, which is known for its calm surf and soft sands.
You'll discover a couple of beaches to consider, although each of them are found nearby. Just click on each beach name to read a detailed article concerning that part of the coast.
Alligator Pond: Backed by the Don Figueroa Mountains, Alligator Pond has true island appeal. The sands are white, verging on grey, and the waters are a sparkling turquoise.
The beaches nearby can be seen down below.
|Alligator Pond||13.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Mandeville||South West|
|17.2 mi. Southeast of Central Mandeville||--|
Bear in mind, there are a full range beaches within Jamaica. Those needing to get more details about beaches in Jamaica on this page.
If you like to experience the history of a foreign place, you might want to visit a historical site during your vacation.
One popular destination is Bloomfield Great House. It is located within Mandeville. Considered a quintessential Caribbean Greathouse, the Bloomfield Great House today is a popular spot among locals and tourist looking for a great view as well as a nice breakfast. Built around the 1850's, the building reflects the glowingly separate Jamaican culture, and a prime location for people looking to see the evolution of Jamaica as a people.
|Bloomfield Great House||Historical Site||(876) 962-7130||0.9 mi. South West of Central Mandeville||Jamaica|
Travelers can visit the local park, as well as a botanical garden in Mandeville.
The parks and gardens worth considering are summarized in the following chart.
|Botanical Garden||Central Mandeville|
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