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Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean

Friday, 31 May 2019,
By Visit Jamaica
Photographs By Visit Jamaica
Stairs leading to grand house
Visit Jamaica
Photograph by Visit Jamaica

Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean. This is an island that offers something for everyone — with every type of accommodation, hundreds of miles of unspoilt, quiet beaches and a colourful cultural and cosmopolitan heritage.

Visitors are drawn to Jamaica not only for its scenery, beaches, grand hotels, superb all-inclusive resorts and laid-back inns, but because there’s so much more to do. Jamaica features 169 attractions — a collection made up of the best the Caribbean has to offer. Adventure lovers and thrill-seekers are in heaven here.

Thrill-seeking families can enjoy fantastic activities with adventure companies such as Chukka Caribbean Adventures, which offers river tubing and kayaking, 4WD off-road safaris and even a Jamaican dog-sled experience complete with local rescue dogs.

The fun doesn’t stop there, as those with a taste for heights can ride to the top of Mystic Mountain on the Rainforest Sky Explorer before flying through the treetops on the Rainforest Zip-line Tranopy. And if that’s not enough, a pulse-quickening bobsleigh ride that races through the forest Cool Runnings-style, with only a handbrake for comfort, is an absolute must.

Relax the pace on horseback through some of Jamaica’s most scenic and historic areas before embarking on an exhilarating sea ride.

For more family fun, visit Dolphin Cove where you can swim with the dolphins, sharks and stingrays. Alternatively, the Kool Runnings Water Park is a fantastic day out with 10 amazing water slides, Captain Mikie’s Coconut Island for the kids, go-karting and bungee trampolining.

Although Jamaica is known for its chilled atmosphere, it’s the sound of reggae, the taste of jerk cooking and the warm, friendly smiles of the locals that make you realise that this is an authentic destination.

Add to this world-class golf courses, old plantation houses and tiny villages dotted through the majestic Blue Mountains where the best coffee in the world is grown, all in a relaxed atmosphere and you’re jammin’!



The chance to climb Dunn’s River Falls, which empties directly into the sea, the only one of its kind in the Caribbean




• Unspoilt beaches
• Varied accommodation
• Golf courses


• River tubing
• Zip-lining
• Bobsleigh ride
• Climbing waterfalls
• Watersports



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