Activities in Montego Bay

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Montego Bay is a major port of entry for tourists who visit both by plane and cruise ship, and over the years the town as transformed to a simple residential area to a full on tourism mecca.  From a busy shopping and dining district to the beaches, the streets are always crowded with people.  While this can be off-putting for people looking for a quiet getaway, there is no shortage of activities available here. 

It might be hard to even thinking about doing anything other than reclining in a lounge chair on the beach, but you'd be missing out if you didn't venture inland for a little sightseeing, a day on the golf course, shopping the Montego Craft Market, or doing some adventure-seeking.  Kayaking, zip-lining, tubing, rafting, and ATV tours are all great ways to do this.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

Renting a bicycle or scooter is a fantastic way to explore the less known attractions in the area.

If you like the idea of seeing the sights at a slower pace, there are two businesses that can help you. Those needing to get more information concerning this topic can do so here.

Diving

Montego Bay Diving

Montego Bay is one of the better locations for divers on Jamaica. This destination features an assortment of finger reefs and cliff drops for divers to explore.

There are 5 dive services and at least 5 different dive sites to choose from. For more in formation concerning diving in this area navigate to this page.

Fishing

Montego Bay has some good fishing spots located just offshore, and you can find plenty of operators waiting to take you out. Just realize that boat captains in Montego Bay do not need a license.

Fishing is popular in this area, as suggested by the existence of 7 charter fishing services that operate from this area. Click to visit our article about this topic.

Golf

White Witch Course

Want to play some golf on vacation? There are two golf courses in the area. The courses are Half Moon Golf Course and White Witch Course. To read a detailed article concerning the course, including the location, number of holes, and a lot more all you have to do is click on the name of the course. In addition, you can make your way to this article if you'd like to find out more specifics about golf courses throughout Jamaica.

Sailing and Boating

Montego Bay Sailing and Boating

The table directly below lists more information about firms that can enable you to get out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In Montego Bay
Name Phone Location
Barrett Adventures Sailing (876) 382-6384 1.5 mi. South West of Downtown Montego Bay
Dreamer Catamaran Cruises (876) 979-0102 0.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay
Island Routes Charter Montego Bay (877) 768-8370 0.8 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay
Jamaica Watersports (876) 381-3229 1.5 mi. South West of Downtown Montego Bay

If you'd like to find out about charter operators and local marinas check out this page.

Shopping

Shopping in Montego Bay

If you have some folks who enjoy shopping in your group, they may be interested to know that more than 38 retail stores are located in this area. To navigate to our complete page about shopping in Montego Bay and nearby, use this link.

Sightseeing

Rose Hall Plantation

You really should set aside a day for exploring the culture, sights and sounds of Montego Bay. Among other sights, the area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Tourists who like spending time outdoors will often enjoy visiting the area's waterfall and the outdoor park. Those needing to learn more about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by clicking here.

Look through the following table to find out more about a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time.

Sightseeing Services In Montego Bay
Name Phone Location
Barrett Adventures (876) 382-6384 1.5 mi. South West of Downtown Montego Bay
Glamour Luxury Destination Concierge (876) 953-3810 2.7 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay
Hola Tours & Travel (876) 971-1298 2.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Montego Bay
Island Routes Tours at Sandals Royal Plantation (876) 953-2231 3.8 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay
Jamaica Exquisite Transfers & Tours (954) 353-1913 1.3 mi. East of Downtown Montego Bay
Jamaica Tours (876) 953-8865 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay
Johns Hall Adventure Tours (876) 952-0873 1.6 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Montego Bay
Liberty Tours Jamaica (876) 448-0473 0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Montego Bay
MBT Transport & Tours (876) 850-9892 1.1 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay
Phillip Country Tours (876) 843-9840 1.7 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay
Rastafari Indigenous Village (876) 285-4750 2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Montego Bay
Sunlight Jamaica Tours (876) 581-8886 0.4 mi. Southeast of Downtown Montego Bay
Transjam Shuttle and Tours (925) 354-2810 0.5 mi. Southeast of Downtown Montego Bay
Uton's Tours (876) 456-6323 2.4 mi. Southeast of Central Montego Bay

Snorkeling

Montego Bay Snorkeling

If you like the idea of going snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Montego Bay. To get more information about local snorkeling opportunities, visit this page.

Spas

Relaxing in a spa just might be the highlight of your entire vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to know there are a few options. To read more about places to relax in this area read this page.

Tennis

Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay All Inclusive

If you like to play tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 9 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. Included is the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to read about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In Montego Bay
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay All Inclusive 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Montego Bay 2 check
Hotel Riu Montego Bay 3.8 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay 2 check
Sandals Montego Bay 2.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Montego Bay 2 check check
Sunset Beach Resort & Spa 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Montego Bay 4 check
Sandals Royal Caribbean 3.8 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay 3 check check
Royal Decameron Montego Beach Hotel 1.2 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay 4 check
Secrets St James Montego Bay 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Montego Bay 2 check check
El Greco Resort 0.9 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay 2 check
Sandals Carlyle 1.3 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay 2 check check

For instance, Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay All Inclusive offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Palace Multiplex

Information about lots of other activities are provided below.

Other Activities In Montego Bay
Name Type Phone Location
C Jay's Water Sports Watersports Operator (876) 881-7585 Downtown Montego Bay
Captains Watersports at Breathless Resort Watersports Operator (876) 538-6225 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Montego Bay
Captains Watersports at Secrets Resorts Watersports Operator (876) 538-6225 2.4 mi. South West of Central Montego Bay
Captains Watersports at Zoetry Resort Watersports Operator (876) 538-6225 4.2 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay
Chukka Caribbean Adventures Horseback Ride 'N Swim Horseback Riding Site (876) 619-1441 1.4 mi. South West of Downtown Montego Bay
Fairfield Theatre Movie Theater (876) 952-0182 1.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Montego Bay
Palace Multiplex Movie Theater (888) 429-5722 1.4 mi. South of Downtown Montego Bay
 

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