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Jamaica is Just as Awesome Beyond the Beaches

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:00 AM by VisitJamaica

Whilst the world may be most familiar with Jamaica through a sun-drenched lens of lazy, beach days—the gentle wind rustling through the leaves of a coconut tree above you, and the sound of the waves lapping at your feet—in truth, Jamaica, is so much more. It is an island of contrast; experiences set

Sand Sun and Run Reggae Marathon

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:00 AM by VisitJamaica

What started as a loose collection of runners at Kingston’s Mona Reservoir (also known as “The Dam”), became a club – the Jamdammers Running Club of Kingston, in June 1995. Over the years, the Club has grown both in size (over 100 members) and stature by re-writing the book on road racing in

The South Coast Is Jamaica's Best Kept Secret

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 10:00 AM by VisitJamaica

The south coast offers so many things for visitors to the island to explore. Whether it's soaking up the sand on the white sandy beaches, riding horses along the shores or channeling the healing powers of our natural mineral baths.

YS Falls Horseback Riding

You can tour historical great houses, play around of golf on our

Carnival In Jamaica 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019 2:00 PM by Janeal Anderson

Carnival In Jamaica

When you think about Carnival, what comes to mind? Depending on who you ask, you might hear that it’s a time of celebration and eating all the animal products you can before lent begins (Yes, it’s a thing. Ask a devout catholic and you’ll see). However, someone from the Caribbean

Fancy a Family Vacation

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 11:00 AM by VisitJamaica

FANCY A FAMILY VACATION?

If the idea of traveling with the whole gang seems daunting or undoable, look no further than Jamaica for a fantastic family escape everyone will love. The island’s exotic aura, dreamy sunsets, and delicious Daiquiris have long drawn lovers in search of renewed romance and

There are many things that come to mind when you think of Jamaica: stunning beaches, mouthwatering cuisine, breathtaking sunsets that are as warm as the people and of course our carefully aged, rich and smooth Rum. The history of Rum in Jamaica is a long and interesting one seeing that the Appleton

The Secret to True Jamaican Jerk

Saturday, December 8, 2018 11:00 AM by VisitJamaica

How to Experience Jamaica’s Living Maroon Culture

Friday, November 30, 2018 10:00 AM

Image by: Joshua Cogan

Looking to experience something new on your next vacation to Jamaica? Consider diving into the traditional Jamaican Maroon culture with the Charles Town Maroons in Portland!

Heritage and Culture

The Charles Town Maroons will welcome you into their living space and community

Image by: Joshua Cogan

Did you know that Jamaica Ranks 5th among the world islands in terms of endemic life? There are 28 species of birds, 830 flowering plants, 82 ferns, 27 reptiles, 21 amphibians, and 500 land snails that are only found in Jamaica. There are also a few species of bats and

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