Jamaica’s tropical and Caribbean vibes await. Since June 15, Jamaica has reopened to international tourists, even those from the US. So, get ready to pack your bags for a dream vacation to Jamaica. But before you go, here are the best places to visit in Jamaica.
Bob Marley Museum in Kingston
You’ll most likely fly from the US to Kingston, Jamaica’s capital. So, it’s worth spending a couple of days exploring Jamaican city life.
While in Kingston, visit the iconic Bob Marley Museum. Hop over to 56 Hope Road where reggae came to life. Bob Marley purchased the property, which is now the Bob Marley Museum, in 1975 and called it home until his death in 1981. Explore Bob Marley’s home and studio and discover the history of reggae and Bob Marley alike. A visit the Bob Marley Museum is easily one of the best places to visit in Jamaica.
Doctor’s Cave Beach in Montego Bay
Montego Bay is clustered with stylish resorts, British-colonial architecture, and Jamaican charm. Doctor’s Cave Beach is one of the best beaches to visit in Montego Bay, and one of the most famous in Jamaica.
Doctor’s Cave Beach is a beautiful mix of locals and tourists gathered on gorgeous white sand, looking out at the vivid blue Caribbean waters.
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Martha Brae River
Just twenty miles from Montego Bay in the parish of Trelawny.Row through the Martha Brae River on a bamboo raft as you navigate along lush greenery. It’s one of the best places to visit in Jamaica if you’re looking for nature.
You can enjoy the flora and fauna of the area and take a splash in the jade-hued water. It’s a treat to explore!
Devon House in Kingston
Back in Kingston, check out one of Jamaica’s most popular attractions: Devon House, the home of George Stiebel, Jamaica’s first black millionaire. Devon House is a 19th-century Georgian-style mansion with lush gardens, exotic flowers, and beautiful palm trees. There are also restaurants and the adorable Devon House I-Scream ice cream shop.
The Blue Mountains
Visit Jamaica’s highest mountain range, the Blue Mountains, located on the eastern side of the island. Stretching across three parishes, this gorgeous mountain range is easily one of the best places to visit in Jamaica.
Pack an eco-friendly water bottle for treks through the mountains.
Seven Mile Beach in Negril
On the western end of Jamaica, you’ll find the town of Negril. Here you’ll find miles of white sandy beaches along calm and clear turquoise waters.
Seven Mile Beach is one of the best beaches to visit in Negril for its picturesque palm trees, one of the Caribbean’s barrier reefs, and tranquil vibes all around.
It’s a great spot for sunbathing, snorkeling, kayaking, and simply enjoying Jamaica’s sunny and warm weather.
Also while in Negril, visit the popular Rick’s Cafe. It’s a bar and restaurant, but even more so, people visit for cliff jumping and uninterrupted sunsets.
Bring this cozy Turkish towel with you that will serve as a handy blanket on your flight to Jamaicia and be a perfect oversized beach towel, too.
Another one of the best places to visit in Jamaica for nature lovers, YS Falls is a paradise of greenery with 7 small waterfalls and natural swimming holes. Being surrounded by foliage in clean and refreshing water makes this this a special spot to visit in Jamaica.
Christa Adams is a writer, photographer, and sustainable traveler based in Barcelona. She’s been traveling solo since 2014 has a passion for the outdoors, coffee culture, and exploring quaint European towns. Follow her adventures at www.thespiritedexplorer.com