Caribbean Tourism

Food & Drink

West to Falmouth

Continuing west along the coast is Runaway Bay, an attractive and friendly resort. It is named for the Spanish governor Ysasi, who left quickly for Cuba in a canoe when he saw the English coming. Only five miles away is Discovery Bay where Columbus made his first landing. The Columbus Park, an outdoor museum, has exhibits and relics of Jamaican history....

East to Savanna - La-Mar

About 18 miles east of Negril, on the coast, is Savanna-la-Mar, a busy, commercial town with shopping, banks and so on, but no major attractions for tourists. It does not have a good beach, nor good quality restaurants and accommodation. Regular concerts are held at the remodelled St Joseph’s Catholic Church, T9552648. Talented local musicians play under...

Eastern Jamaica & The Mountains

North from Kingston Behind Kingston lie the Blue Mountains with Blue Mountain Peak rising to a height of 7,402 ft (2,256 m). This is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular and beautiful parts of Jamaica and an area which must be visited by keen bird watchers and botanists and also by those who like mountain walking. It is possible to explore some of the...

Places to Eat – Ocho Rios

On Main St there are lots of restaurants offering Jamaican, international, seafood cuisine, inc The Lobsterpot, Chinese, US$12-15 for lobster supper, very good, and Jerk Pork, same price for barbecued pork, fish or chicken; Shakey's Pizza, Main St, nice bar and patio, fast, friendly service, smallest pizza from US$5.50. Jeff's Restaurant & Lounge,10...