Fort Montego

Fort Montego was the first fort built in Jamaica. Unfortunately, there is not much left of it, and if you visit the ruins all you will see is a few cannons and some crumpling walls. However, if you are looking for a nice walk, this is an option.

Staying Close

Fort Montego is located in Montego Bay, meaning visitors to this region of Jamaica will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site for the duration of their trip. If you want to book your stay within easy reach of Fort Montego, there are a decent selection of nearby accommodations to choose from.

Hotels near Fort Montego
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Blue Harbour Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.6 km) NE
Altamont West Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.9 km) NW
Mirabay Resort Resort 0.2 mi. (0.8 km) N
Gloustershire Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (1.0 km) NW
Harbour Way Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.8 km) SSE
Coral Cliff Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (1.2 km) NW
El Greco Resort Hotel 0.5 mi. (1.1 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

Energetic explorers will also be attracted by the area because of the possibility of open-air options. Vacationers interested in showing their talents at the golf course, will be able to do so at the closest golfing facility, which is Half Moon Golf Course. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, you might want to head over to Dump-Up Beach and Events Park, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. Though the outdoor options above are the closest, there will still be a wide selection of equally enjoyable outdoor options. Visitors will find themselves near a couple additional landmarks within a short distance. One of the few additional attractions by Fort Montego that visitors might take pleasure in is Sam Sharpe Square.



There is no cost to visit the ruins of Fort Montego.

Contact Information

Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica


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