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Welcome to Jamaica

From the open-air markets and colonial landmarks in Kingston and Montego Bay to the laid-back vibe on Negril's Seven Mile Beach, Jamaica something to suit every traveler's style. Vacation in true Caribbean fashion by lounging on the miles of beaches along the Ocho Rios coastline. You'll want to take breaks to taste some local rum, sip a Red Stripe, sample some famous Blue Mountain coffee, or dig into a plate of traditional jerk chicken. The entire azure coastline offers myriad opportunities to swim and snorkel among the coral reefs and the abundance of marine life. A tour guide is the best way to gain insight into the island's musical history, with a visit to the Bob Marley Museum or even Marley's hometown, Nine Mile. Adventure-seekers can take their pick of activities such as ziplining through the jungle canopy; white-water rafting down the Black River; climbing the terraced Dunn's River Falls; hiking to the top of Blue Mountain; or spelunking in one of the many limestone caves that dot the island nation. Don't miss a visit to the Luminous Lagoon, one of the few places in the world where the conditions are just right for swimming and boating in a bioluminescent bay lit up by tiny, harmless dinoflagellates.

Top 10 attractions in Jamaica

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Blue Hole

Blue Hole

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The Blue Hole—alternatively known as the Cool Blue Hole, Secret Falls, or Island Gully—is a natural limestone sinkhole near Ocho Rios. A deep cavern within the tropical mountains of Jamaica, the Blue Hole gets its name from the deep azure hue of the water. Travelers visit to swim, cliff dive, and make their way through the lush rain forest to Secret Falls.More
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Dunn's River Falls

Dunn's River Falls

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Dunn's River Falls is a spectacular White River waterfall near Ocho Rios in Jamaica, where cold mountain water cascades 1,000 feet (300 meters) down naturally terraced steps. Those interested in geology will be fascinated with the way the world-famous falls renew themselves via regular deposits of calcium carbonate and sodium, while movie buffs will recognize them from films such as Dr. No and Cocktail.More
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Rick's Café

Rick's Café

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High on the cliffs outside Negril, Rick’s Cafe is one of Jamaica’s most enduring institutions. Negril was a sleepy fishing village when Rick’s opened in 1974, and travelers and locals alike still make a pilgrimage to the restaurant and bar for strong cocktails, tasty Jamaican dishes, death-defying cliff divers, and sunset viewing parties.More
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Club Mobay Departure Lounge

Club Mobay Departure Lounge

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Start your Montego Bay vacation as soon as you get off the plane at Club Mobay, and then linger in island vibes until the minute you board your flight back home. This luxury lounge in Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport combines professional services with Jamaican hospitality, making your airport experience part of your vacation.More
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Appleton Estate

Appleton Estate

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Largely regarded as one of Jamaica’s best rum distilleries, the Appleton Estate has been producing the liquor since 1749. With its sprawling sugarcane plantations and facilities, the estate covers an 11,000-acre (4,452-hectare) plot and makes about 10 million liters of rum per year.More
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Martha Brae River

Martha Brae River

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Winding 20 miles (32 kilometers) through Jamaica’s tropical inland rain forests, the turquoise Martha Brae River is an essential stop for nature lovers traveling in this Caribbean country. Visit for a quick rafting trip or take advantage of its privileged position close to other natural attractions and diverse wildlife during your Jamaica vacation.More
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Bob Marley Museum

Bob Marley Museum

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Housed in the former home and recording studio of reggae king Bob Marley, this museum is among the most popular attractions in all of Jamaica. Here you can see Marley’s gold and platinum records, articles of his clothing, and his favorite guitar still resting beside his bed, as well as reminders of a 1976 attempt on his life.More
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Bob Marley's Nine Mile

Bob Marley's Nine Mile

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A visit to Nine Mile, a sleepy town high in the Jamaican mountains of St. Ann Parish, is a must for die-hard Bob Marley fans. Home to the birthplace, house, and mausoleum of the legendary king of reggae, Nine Mile offers visitors insight into Bob Marley’s everyday life and his music, and a deeper understanding of his roots.More
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Columbus Park Museum

Columbus Park Museum

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Located in one of the Caribbean’s most photogenic natural harbors, Columbus Park at Discovery Bay is said to be the place where Christopher Columbus first landed in Jamaica in 1494. Now a lovely open-air museum, the park commemorates the island’s history with well-preserved artifacts and a killer view of the island’s north coast.More
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Greenwood Great House

Greenwood Great House

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Take a walk through a unique piece of history with a tour of the magnificent hilltop Greenwood Great House. A national landmark, the house was built in the late 1700s by Richard Barrett, a cousin of poet Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, whose family was among Jamaica’s original colonial settlers.More

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Top activities in Jamaica

Club Mobay: Sangster Airport VIP Lounge, Concierge Service, and Fast-Track Entry
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Dunn's River Falls Climb plus Ziplines, ATV, Horse Ride & Swim from Montego Bay
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Rastasafari Experience from Montego Bay
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Chukka Horseback Ride & Swim with Park Admission, Ocho Rios
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Club Mobay VIP Services Arrival& Departure & Round-Trip Private Airport Transfer
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Club Mobay VIP Arrival and Departure Lounges & Round-Trip Shared Airport Shuttle
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Recent reviews from experiences in Jamaica

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Very fun
Justin_B, Jul 2021
Bob Marley Mausoleum&Museum 9miles PrivateTour(420 Friendly)final resting place
The falls were very nice and it was very relaxing to stand under them.
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Good tour
Matilde_D, Jul 2021
Blue Hole, Secret Falls, and Dunn's River Falls Combo Day-Trip from Montego Bay
Best part was climbing up the waterfall.
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Experience
Rachel_D, Jul 2021
Martha Brae Rafting Private Tour
Great experience, would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to visit Jamaica it’s a must & you won’t regret it.
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Experiences To Remember!!
Keisha, Jul 2021
Private Dunn's River Falls and Martha Brae River Rafting w/ Entrance & Lunch
Jakes was an awesome tour guide (Dunn’s Falls)!
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Great tour
Cesar, Jul 2021
Private Tour from Montego Bay to Dunn's River Falls and Blue Hole/Secret Falls
Our driver and tour guide Omar was excellent, told us many information we didn’t know about Jamaica and took us to the blue hole which we had a blast and lastly Dunn’s river fall which was also amazing.
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Scenic
Eeman, Jun 2021
Rastasafari Experience from Montego Bay
The tour guides were incredibly amiable and I loved the fact that we got to see the authentic side of Jamaica.
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Had a blast and made great memories
Brandon_J, Jun 2021
Green Grotto Caves plus Dunn's River Falls Guided Tour from Ocho Rios
The Dunn River Falls climb was a blast.
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Adventurous!
Kylie_H, May 2021
Blue Hole, Secret Falls, and Dunn's River Falls Combo Day-Trip from Montego Bay
All of our activities were just as expected and we had a great time!
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Great experience!
Omid_K, May 2021
Dunns River Falls & Blue Hole Tour from Montego Bay
We went to Jamaica on a Birthday trip and had such a blast at the falls!
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AMAZING
Richard_R, May 2021
Rastasafari Experience from Montego Bay
If you want to see the " REAL JAMAICA " THIS IS HOW.
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10th Anniversay
Edevlin772, May 2021
Jamaica Dunn's River Falls Party Cruise with Snorkeling
All the people from our resort tour guide (Debbie) to Dunn’s River Falls Guide (Maurice).
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Great service, would absolutely book again!
Jasmeen_F, Apr 2021
Private Waterfall Tour: Dunn's River Falls, Blue Hole & Secret Falls
Warned us of what to do vs.
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The best trip we have been on thanks to our tour guide!
Christine_B, Apr 2021
Private Tour from Montego Bay to Dunn's River Falls and Blue Hole
Niko drove me and my husband around all day on a private tour to our activities and told us about Jamaica history along the way.
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Thee best tour!!
Ashley_B, Feb 2021
Half-Day Jamaica Foodie and Cultural in Ocho Rios
You actually get to SEE Jamaica and experience the culture firsthand.
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Amazing experience packed in one day
Thomas_D, Jul 2021
Appleton Rum, YS Falls, Black River Safari, and Horseback Ride & Swim Combo Tour
Would definitely suggest this tour to any of my friends looking to visit!
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Exhilarating experiences
Thomas_D, Jul 2021
Blue Hole Mineral Springs, Rick's Café, and Shopping Combo Tour
One in a natural spring, and one in the ocean at Rick's Café.
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Just amazed by Olando's service !
EduardoFerrari, Jul 2021
Airport Round Trip Transfer To Montego Bay Hotels
During the custom tour I told Olando: I want to see the real Montego Bay, don't take us to tourist trap (or crap), take us to see how the city works, where the locals go, etc.
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So Much Fun!
HuilingR, Jul 2021
Blue Hole & Dunn's River Falls with Lunch from Falmouth and Montego Bay
I loved it more than Dunn’s River Falls.
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Dunn’s River Falls day trip from Negril
Corey, Jul 2021
Dunns River Falls
The Falls were magical.
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Highly Recommend
Pamela_W, Jun 2021
Combo Blue Hole & River Tubing Tour from Ocho Rios
We had our own personal guide since it was pretty empty and had the best clay massage under the waterfalls!
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