When it comes to Jamaica you will never have a dull moment the locals would not allow that to happen, outside of your resort you will find endless beautiful white sandy beaches, local towns full of history and culture, mountainous landscapes and islands waiting for you to explore. We have done some extensive research to make sure you have one amazing vacation and adventure.
1. Dunn’s River Fall
Dunn’s River Falls which are regarded as the most famous and beautiful waterfalls in the world and is one of Jamaica’s national treasures. Globally, it is as well known as reggae and equally stimulating. There are few places where the Arawaknam “Xayamaca”- land of rivers and springs-is more apt.
The Spaniards called the area “Las Chorreras”,the water falls or springs and it is truly one of the most beautiful spots on the island. The Green Grotto Caves are among Jamaica’s most prominent natural attractions.
They are of international repute and have been seen by visitors since the 18th century. Situated on 25.9 hectares of the island’s beautiful North Coast, the caves are located between the resort centers of Ocho Rios and Montego Bay.
2. Appleton, Black River & YS Falls
Explore the beautiful and largely untouched south coast on this exciting nature and cultural tour. Take a boat ride along the Black River, this fragile ecosystem is a crucial preserve for over 100 bird species, plentiful game fish and around 300 protected crocodiles.
Visit to the Y.S. Falls, a stunning eight-tiered waterfall surrounded by lush tropical forest, climb to the top to see breathtaking views.
The day can not be complete without a trip to the Appleton Rum Estate to learn about the production process of Jamaica’s finest legal export with a little sampling session to round off the day.
3. Negril Beach and Sunset
Spend a day exploring the town of Negril and the seven miles of white sandy beach caressed by the azure blue of the Caribbean Sea, let your hair down in Negril’s relaxed atmosphere. Explore the local shops like a local, your guide will make sure to give you insiders advice on the best shops and where to try an authentic Jamaican lunch and the island specialty chicken jerk.
This is your chance to be a local for the day and see the unforgettable sunset at Rick’s Cafe, one of the most famous spots in Jamaica which has tourists flocking there just to see the unforgettable sunsets whilst sipping on a fresh cocktail or two.
The West End Cliffs of Rick’s Cafe is the perfect spot to see people diving from one of the most famous cliff jumping points below the cafe into the to clear waters below.
4. Go Zip-lining and Bobsledding at Mystic Mountain
Explore the Mystic Mountain adventure park and blow the cobwebs away on the exciting zip-line and bobsled course. Soar through the rainforest canopy on 6 different ziplines averaging nearly 100 metres in length, brave the 25 metre vertical rappel descent and navigate the 25 metre suspension bridge to complete the course.
Feel the rush of adrenaline as you are strapped in and speeding around the mountain using only the power of gravity! Your specially designed handbrake lets you slow things down a little so you can enjoy the view of the landscape as you travel through the forest.
Enjoy a ride on the Sky Explorer to take you back up or down the mountain so there’s no need to exert yourself with lengthy walks!
5. Cool Runnings Catamaran Adventure
Set sail from Mahogany Beach as the DJ spins the best reggae and soca music and you are served welcoming fruit punch and soft drinks, under the guide of the captain we cruise past emerald hills, waterfalls, and historical sites.
Our first destination is to a remote cove where you can jump off the boat to the waters below which are teeming with colorful fish and marine life; the next step will be sailing to Dunn’s Rivers Falls. Once everyone has disembarked the Cool Running Catamaran our guide will lead you up the falls through the tropical rain forest beside the 600 foot (183 meter) cascading waterfalls.
The views from the top are unbelievable. On the way home it’s time to let your hair down with a cocktail or two from the open bar whilst your unstoppable crew continue the entertainment with lots of fun and dancing to the Caribbean beats.
Choosing a top 5 must do’s in Jamaica is not an easy task…