Kool Runnings Water Park - Negril
The Kool Runnings Water Park was established in early 2007, and since then, it offers a welcoming family-friendly entertainment option in Jamaica. The park is located in Negril – the island’s “Capital of Cool” – on Norman Manley Boulevard. Kool Runnings is a state-of-the-art water park that features attractions for visitors of all ages, locals and tourists alike.
Make Your Wedding Dream a Reality in Jamaica!
Jamaica is the most popular site in the Caribbean for weddings – and no wonder! It makes the perfect setting for your wedding day – a day that will be remembered for the rest of your life. The island of Jamaica offers a wide variety of venues to accommodate any wedding desire, from a small and quiet ceremony to a large elaborate event – and everything in between. Let your imagination run wild in a place where fantasy and reality meet!
Trip Report Part 4: Family Vacation Negril
This is the last installation from a trip report by Jamaicans.com webmaster. It includes day 8 thought day 11. This trip report includes a photo gallery and videos. There is a video tour of the Whistling Bird cottages in Negril.
Prospect Plantation - Ocho Rios
The 1000-acre Prospect Plantation, which dates from 1721, is full of surprises and an attraction suitable for visitors of all ages. You can make friends with parrots and owls and take a variety of guided tours to learn about the plantation’s history and greenery.
Sandals Dunn's River Reunion Week
For the past 16 years, Sandals resorts have celebrated Reunion Week at each of their Sandals properties during Easter week. All the stops are pulled out for this special week for returning guests. While Sandals is famous for its gourmet food and “Luxury Included” ambience, they go far beyond the expectations for the average guest. Two of the main features are an off property excursion and a specially prepared meal fit for a king. Most of the trips have been to tourist attractions near the resorts. Besides the abundance of food and drinks, special activities and entertainment are the order of the day.
My visit to "Fi Wi Sinting" - Somerset Falls in Portland, Jamaica
On Sunday April 15, 2008 I travelled with a friend to Somerset Falls in Portland, Jamaica to attend the Fi Wi Sinting event. I heard about this festival when Pauline Petinaud (aka Sista P) was being interviewed on Junior Jawara Blake’s 93.5 wvip radio program. I was so impressed by what I was hearing that I made a promise to attend the culturama in Jamaica.
The Green Grotto Caves
Located on Jamaica’s north coast between two towns with the romantic names of Runaway Bay and Discovery Bay, lies the Green Grotto Caves. Named for the green algae that cover its walls, the caves have a long connection with Jamaican history.
The Best Vacation I've Ever Had
enjoyed myself in Jamaica. It was the best vacation I've ever had & I've been on many vacations, but Jamaica is truly one of my best. In 2006 I was planning to go to vacation in Jamaica...looked to where I wanted to go...
Trip Report Part 3: Family Vacation Negril
Previously I wrote about the 5 days of my family reunion. The next 5 days after that was my family days vacation. Here is my trip report of the 5 days family vacation in Negril. This report includes pictures. I tried to capture some of the high points of the trip.
Places to See: Devon House
Devon House stands in the heart of Kingston, Jamaica, in the area formerly known as “Millionaire’s Corner” at Trafalgar and Hope Road. It was the architectural dream of George Stiebel, Jamaica’s first black millionaire. This celebrated historical site currently serves as a museum, park, shopping, and dining center for visitors and locals alike.
Rainforest Bobsled Jamaica at Mystic Mountain
The hottest new destination in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the attraction capital of the Caribbean! Rainforest Bobsled Jamaica at Mystic Mountain boasts over 100 acres of land stretching from the coast road entrance near Dunn’s River Falls to over 700 feet above sea level at the peak of Mystic Mountain.
Jamaican Tourism Moves Towards Going Green
What is this Hotel’s carbon footprint? Is that beach blue flag certified? Are there any eco-friendly attractions available? What is a Jamaican tour operator to do when faced with these questions?
Trip Report Part 2: Ocho Rios Family Reunion
Recently, I spent 10 days in Jamaica. Five days were for my family reunion and the other five days vacation. Below is part 2 of my trip report with pictures. I tried to capture some of the high points of the trip.
Holywell Recreational Park - Jamaica
Holywell Park is one of the hidden natural gems of Jamaica perfect for those interested in eco-tourist attractions. A three hundred area “park in a park” is the gateway to the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park (BJCMNP) and has protected status over all other areas.It is located 3,500 ft above sea-level in the cool Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park. It is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of life. With lush vegetation everywhere the park is often bathed in tropical mist.
Trip Report Part 1: Ocho Rios Family Reunion
Recently, I spent 10 days in Jamaica. Five days were for my family reunion and the other five days vacation. Below is part 1 of my trip report with pictures. I tried to capture some of the high points of the trip. I will have more details on some of interesting discussions, hot topics and some random thoughts on my blog.
Rasta Stan's Jamaica Trip Report
Jamaicans.com forum member Rasta Stan takes us on his Jamaica trip with photos from around the island. Check out his trip report today !!!
April 2008 Photos & Jamaica Trip Report
Going to Jamaica soon? Would you like to see pictures, hear what others are saying, ask questions or reminisce about your last visit? Get real information and interact with real people, check great photos and information trip reports in our Travel forum.
Jamaica Wedding Resource
Want to Get Married in Jamaica? Wedding and Jamaica are synonymous, not many people know this but Jamaica is ranked among the top 10 destinations worldwide, consistently for Weddings and Honeymoons. Here is a resource with wedding coordinators, pastors and more to help you plan that special day.
Smashing a forehand in Jamaica - Tennis
It is an interesting fact that resorts offer the best tennis courts in Jamaica. These courts, with their unique locations and intrinsic style, are without doubt the best you will encounter in the Caribbean.
Sex and Jamaica Travel
While tourism brings desperately needed foreign income, it has many potentially negative side effects. One of the scariest such effects has to do with sexual exploitation.
Negril & Legends fit the bill once again - Jamaica Trip Report
We just got back on Sunday from another awesome Negril trip. I hate to say it but we had no mishaps, delays, disappointments, etc, etc. Everything thankfully fell into place and we all agreed that this was 110% better than last year's trip.
Don't Teach Your Garbage To Swim - Jamaica Trip Report
This last visit was very different for me, but not in a bad way...I've been having a hard time trying to explain it, so the best I can do for now is to say that it wasn't so much a vacation as it was my moving my life, my day-to-day existence, from New York to Jamaica...I've never felt uncomfortable there, but I reached a level of comfort that really surprised me....for example, there were entire days that we didn't take pictures, in fact we have no photos from our first two days...
My Trip in the Blue Mountains... - Jamaica Trip Report
Jamaicans.com "boardite" Mrsbcruz provides with some stunning pictures and a trip report on her visit to the Blue Mountains in Jamaica. Check out this trip report and the awesome pictures.
Shopping, Jamaica Style
Shopping in Jamaica can be described in one word…divine. Get ready to select some serious treasures during your shopping excursions on the island, and be prepared to bring home an extra suitcase to hold it all.
A Spring With Healing Powers: Jamaica’s Mineral Bath
Legend has it that a “Runaway Slave” who lived up in the hills of St. Thomas Was whipped by his ‘Master’ and while running through the bushes he saw this pool Of water where he started washing his wounds… A strange thing occurred the next Day… his wounds started to heal… This spring now became his medicinal
St, Bess & Beyond... - Jamaica Trip Report
This past April, a group of us left Toronto on a mission trip to Southfield, St. Elizabeth. Our first eight days on the island was extremely busy, and so the pictures in this report are of the two days we had to ourselves, plus some from the week I spent in Kingston.
River Rafting On the Martha Brae River
Martha Brae River, near Montego Bay, offers an excursion for those looking to commune with nature; outdoor activities for all ages; and some exciting folklore to entertain those who visit. The river is located in Falmouth, Trelawney, and offers two main attractions—the thrill of bamboo rafting and the stunning Luminous Lagoon of Glistening Waters.
YEP another one Oracabessa - Trip Report
Went to Ocho last year and stopped by Jamaican Jewels on the way in. Shes got a fabulous place there..Its a must when visiting this side of the island Stayed at the Silver Seas in Ochee. You ask why there well we had 'no business' being in JA and needed to ruff it . I like this spot its right downtown and ocean front.....
Negril Sweet Negril - Trip Report
This is my first time staying at Negril Beach Club Condos and I was looking forward to being in a new environment. I had a lovely room, second floor with a huge balcony.... Jamaicans.com boardite, VI provides a trip report on her recent visit to Negril, Jamaica. The trip report contains some great pictures of Jamaica.
Golf in Jamaica—Tee it up island style
Golf in Jamaica has its own set of added benefits, and it’s not just in the course designs or the grass. Each course—there are ten in the country—has its own personality and character that shine through as soon as you arrive at the links. The beauty of the island shines through at these course that offer something a bit different from your typical golf experience in the United States.
Bringing out the South - Trelawny Yam Festival 2007
Every morning starts the same in south Trelawny. Sometime around 6am the sun shyly peeks up over the top of the farthest Cockpit and light slowly but steadily illuminates a world unto itself. A cock’s crow breaks the near perfect silence and rings the alarm for this world to wake.
Diving in Jamaica
Jamaica’s dazzling waters invite divers to experience underwater exploration at its most exciting. Diving and snorkeling excursions throughout the island let vacationers enjoy their Caribbean surroundings, where caverns and caves host a myriad of sea life.
Knock Knock Tour - Trip Report
Jamaicans.com boardite, Seveen , provides a trip report on her recent visit to Negril, Jamaica last month. The trip report contains some great pictures of Jamaica.
Hello Suh - Trip Report
Jamaicans.com boardite, jaith, provides some great pictures of a recent trip to Jamaica. The pictures are accompanied jaith's narration discussion the simpler side to a "touristy" type vacation.
Driving Alone Thru Jamaica - Trip Report
In this trip report, Jamaicans.com boardite, JitterBug, rents a car and takes us on her drive through Jamaica.
A New Experience - Trip Report
Jamaicans.com boardite, Cinnni, provides a trip report on her recent visit to Negril, Jamaica. She explains observing her husband's reactions to his first trip to Jamaica. The trip report contains some great pictures of Jamaica.
US Citizens Traveling To Jamaica Get Your Passport ASAP
Have you been putting off getting your US passport? If you are a US citizen it is time to stop putting it off and get on the ball. Here is information on getting your US passport.
How I Spent My Summer Vacation - Trip Report
As a child I dreamed of landing my sailing vessel on a deserted, tropical sandy beach with palm trees and coconuts. Like my favorite storybook character Robinson Crusoe. But when I go to Jamaica I am able to capture some of those same feelings I dreamed of as a child. The mode of transportation is different...the beach isn't quite as deserted as I dreamed... the coconuts are not free for the picking, but those same feelings of adventure and exploration and survival and warmth and sun and water are there for me.
The Blue Mountains
Have you ever climbed "Jacob's Ladder" or been to the toppa toppa Jamaica? Check out what "getting high" and "cooling out" in Jamaica is all about! You will know just where to go when someone tells you to "Take a Hike!"
Welcome to Jamaica…Six Miles Style
On my most recent trip to Jamaica, I got what many have called a “true Jamaican welcome”. Yes, I spent two days in the country and then decided to go to Kingston, where two young men from Duhaney Park gave me a true Yard-style welcome, at gun point. I was robbed. I had almost 15,000JA on me and they took it.