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A Unesco World Heritage Site

The Blue and John Crow Mountains were declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2015 on the basis of its distinct cultural heritage found in the retained secret trails being materialised in the Nanny Town Heritage Route and the associated region. Another criterion was its

(via The Planet D)

The Jamaican vacation you know is the one with the four S’s. You know… sun, sand, sea and swanky all-inclusive resorts. Which is well and good for the first time visitors to the island, this is an excellent introduction to the Jamaican culture, people and food in fine style no

The essence of Port Antonio can only be realized through its waterfalls, tumbling down mountainsides and cliffs, foaming sheer and delicate, collecting in captivating pools of crystalline waters. It can only be experienced through watching exotic and endemic birds dip, weave and flit through lush

What to Do in Montego Bay: Spelunking

Friday, June 22, 2018 4:00 PM by Charissa Allwood

Jamaica hosts a wealth of biodiversity found in the tropical forests, wetlands and other eco systems that stretch across the island. One particularly rich area is the Cockpit Country, over 500 square miles of Karst limestone topography, spreading across three parishes and containing the highest

River Rafting on the Rio Grande

Thursday, June 21, 2018 4:00 PM by VisitJamaica

In the beautiful parish of Portland, meanders the vast, choppy waters of the Rio Grande. The River got its name when the Spanish occupied Jamaica in the 15th and 16th centuries. It is one of the largest rivers in Jamaica at 3,034 km, and was named "Big River" (Rio Grande) by the Spanish. Today, it

A Day at the Beach in Port Antonio

Thursday, June 21, 2018 4:00 PM by VisitJamaica

Imagine white sandy beaches with clear, glistening blue waters tucked away in Jamaica’s hidden treasure, that is Port Antonio.

This gem houses the stellar beaches of Frenchman's Cove, San San Beach and Boston Bay Beach, each with their own appeal and unique offering. From surfing to lounging, wining

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