October 22, 2015 – Visitors looking for their ahh moment of rejuvenation can seek refuge on the pristine shores of Jamaica’s white sand beaches. The island is one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean and for good reason – its resorts continue to rank amongst the best for their service, amenities, and range of activities and there is easy access to the island from major gateways. Beyond its luxurious shores, however, are endless opportunities to gain an up close and personal glimpse into Jamaica’s rich and diverse cultural heritage.
“Tourists looking for a glimpse into the history of the people of Jamaica can easily find it throughout the island,” said Paul Pennicook, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism. “Our museums offer a well curated look at the island’s historical influences while our restaurants, art galleries and entertainment spots showcase how our history has evolved. From the heartbeat of the nation’s capital, to the diverse offerings of our various resort regions, we encourage visitors to explore the island, meet the people and soak up Jamaica’s rich cultural heritage.”
From Jamaica’s capital city, Kingston to the resort capital of Montego Bay, there’s a wide array of activities to be experienced by all. Some of the top cultural sites include:
Kingston: The National Gallery of Jamaica, Bob Marley Museum and Devon House
Montego Bay: Montego Bay Cultural Centre, Accompong, and Rastafari Indigenous Village