Caribbean Tourism


Shopping – Mandeville

Westico Health Foods, by the West Indies College, run by Seventh Day Adventists. They also run a vegetarian restaurant behind the church in the town centre, Mon-Fri. Craft Centre, sponsored by the Women’s Club of Manchester, on Manchester Rd.

Shopping – Kingston

In Down Town Kingston, the Jamaica Crafts Market and many shops at west end of Port Royal Street have local crafts. Off West Queen Street is an interesting local market, selling fish, fruit and general produce. Down Town is where Jamaicans shop for bargains, but be careful, particularly in the market, it can be dangerous and you need to be thick skinned to...


In the craft markets and stores you can find items of wood (by Rastafarians and Maroons), straw, batik (from a number of good textile companies) and embroidery; the hand-knitted woollen gold, red, green Rasta caps (with or without black dreadlocks affixed) are very cheap. Jewellery from Blue Mountain Gems, near Rose Hall, Montego Bay area. For art and...