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.
Though there aren't several beaches in the area, there is one within reach, Alligator Pond. Alligator Pond is more than a relaxing coastal setting at which you can spend your days baking in the sun and splashing in the surf. It also serves as the place of occupation for many local residents. You see, the pond is located within a small fishing village, and many visitors find watching the boats launch from the shore a huge part of the charming beach's appeal.
Of course, you'll find some other beaches within Jamaica. If you want to get more information about beaches in Jamaica by following this link.
If you enjoy experiencing the history of foreign countries, you might enjoy visiting a historical site during your vacation.
A common landmark for vacationers is Bloomfield Great House. It is found 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|
Vacationers can visit the local park, as well as a botanical garden in Mandeville.
The parks and gardens you'll be able to find can be seen in the following chart.
|Botanical Garden||Central Mandeville|
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