All Other Destinations and Attractions in Jamaica
Jamaica Mountain Climbing and Hiking
Jamaica's Blue Mountains and lush Rio Grande Valley can be hiked with the assistance of guides who will educate participants on the indigenous plants. The tour provides an opportunity to better appreciate the Valley's nature, culture and rich heritage.
Jamaican Birding Tours
Jamaica is rich in bird life with a total of 256 species, including 25 species and 21 sub-species of birds found nowhere else on earth. High on the list of sightings is Jamaica's national bird, The Doctor Bird. Other sightings are the Yellow-Billed, and the Black-Billed Parrot.
Falmouth is surrounded by sugar estates and cattle land. Once a leading port, the town has excellent examples of 19th C Georgian architecture including a faithful restoration of the courthouse.
Greenwood Great House
Built in 1790 by Richard Barrett, a relative of poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the Great House is now an antiques museum with period furniture and decorations. A rare collection of musical instruments and Wedgwood china commissioned by the Barrett's themselves is included.
Good Hope Plantation
Built in 1755 Good Hope Estate was an old-established coconut and sugar plantation. The well-preserved Great House contains period furniture, the first 18th C Caribbean hot water bath, old slave quarters and the sugar mill with its waterwheel.Good Hope Plantation is an exclusive holiday villa but can be visited for the day.
Half Moon Beach
Half Moon Beach is a beautiful stretch of sand that most visitors find to be a wonderful stop on their holiday. There are also some Interesting coral reefs which lie off Half Moon Beach.
East of Falmouth is the Luminous Lagoon, so called from the marine phosphorescence here. Disturbance in the water triggers off a process which leads to the emission of light.
Martha Brae Rafter's Village
At Martha Brae Rafter's Village bamboo rafts are ridden over a 4.8km (3 mi) stretch of the picturesque Martha Brae River.
Jamaica Golf Courses
Inspired by their British heritage, accommodating weather, and impressive terrain, Jamaicans have always taken golf seriously. There are many championship courses throughout the country.
Montego Bay - White Witch Golf Course
White Witch Golf Course is located on the Rose Hall Plantation and was designed by Robert von Hagge and Rick Baril. This is an 18 hole course with beautiful sea views.
Montego Bay - Wyndham Rose Hall Golf Course
Montego Bay - Half Moon Golf Club
The Half Moon Golf Club is a par 72 course featuring 7,119 yds with 18 holes. The course is part of the luxury Half Moon Resort.
Ocho Rios - Sandals Golf & Country Club
Located at the Sandals resort in Ocho Rios is the a par 71, 18 hole golf course. This was formerly the Upton GC, although it was completely refurbished by Sandals.
Ocho Rios - Superclub's Breezes Runaway Bay Resort and Golf Club
Superclub's Breezes Runaway Bay Resort and Golf Club at Ocho Rios offers an 18 hole golf course as well as a beautiful beach, watersports, tennis and pools.
Montego Bay - Ironshore Golf & Country Club
Ironshore Golf & Country Club near Montego Bay offers a par 72, 18 hole course.
Negril Hills Golf Club
Negril Hills Golf Club is a par 72, 18 hole golf course.
Jamaica Music Festivals
Reggae, Jamaica's own popular music has become known world-wide. Made famous by the legendary Bob Marley, much of Jamaica's culture and heritage revolves this musical genre. Other folk events and carnivals can be experienced throughout Jamaica.
Jamaica's biggest cultural celebration, Jamaica Carnival takes place at Easter time in the centers of Kingston, Ocho Rios and Montego Bay, and includes extravagantly costumed groups which parade and dance in the streets. Soca parties, reggae and calypso bands and a children's parade are included plus appearances by performers from Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago and elsewhere in the Caribbean.
Accompong Maroon Festival
An annual celebration by the Accompong Maroons of Western Jamaica, with traditional dancing, singing, feasts and ceremonies.The festival dates back to the 19th C and commemorates the successful Maroon rebellion against the English who enslaved them.