Jamaica is an island of vivid landscapes, rainforests, golden beaches and a laid-back vibe that will make you instantly fall in love with it. Meet friendly people, try amazing food and watch the sunset over the Caribbean Sea to the sound of slow reggae rhythms.
Sounds like paradise? That’s because it is. To make your time in Jamaica even more memorable, check out the best things to do in Jamaica here…
1. Visit the Bob Marley Museum
The Bob Marley Museum is the former home of the reggae legend. You’ll see his Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, his personal recording studio, his bedroom and a vast array of gold and platinum records from all around the world.
2. Dive into Island Gully Falls
With a backdrop of aqua blue water and cascading waterfalls, you’ll be hard pressed to find any where else that comes as close to paradise as this spot. There are even ropes to swing from and refreshing rock pools to dive into. Perfection.
3. Bobsleigh down Mystic Mountain
Rainforest Bobsled Jamaica features a 1000m long gravity-drive through the rainforest on custom designed, high-tech sleds. It’s a thrilling ride through dense tropical landscapes and coastal features on sleds that will make you feel like you’re part of Jamaica’s Olympic team.
4. Dance the night away to local Reggae tunes
Jamaican music is world famous, not only for making you want to sing along and shake your hips, but also for being a powerful tool for ‘change.’ Check out our guide to the island’s best bars here.
5. Hike through the Blue Mountains
See first-hand where Jamaica’s beautiful coffee comes from. Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee is grown high in the Blue Mountains and it’s developed a reputation that has made it one of the most expensive and sought-after coffees in the world. While you’re visiting this tropical paradise you simply have to try it.
6. Go crocodile spotting on Black River
Fancy seeing the endangered American crocodiles that live in the Black River on Jamaica’s South Coast near St. Elizabeth? Take a cruise down past mangrove trees where your guide will show you how to feed and interact with the crocs.
7. Try a rum tasting tour
Jamaican rums have been consumed by presidents, military generals and enjoyed by connoisseurs the world over. Chances are, once you’ve sipped the fragrant bouquet of our rums, you’ll understand why it is one of their special treasures. So… “Take me to Jamaica where the rum comes from…”