Jamaica holidays are one in a million, providing exotic adventures and luxurious sunbathing experiences.
When you think of Jamaica, you probably envision tranquillity, tropical fish and colourful landscapes, as well as delectable local cuisine, which is exactly what you get – and more. All year round, temperatures average between 27 and 28 degrees, although the best time to book Jamaica holidays is in the later months of November and mid-December, for sizzling sunshine and clear blue skies.
Jamaica is a unique holiday destination that incorporates a love for everything local, wherever you roam; it is consequently famous for its delicious jerk cooking and cool reggae sounds. Dine at Jamaican hotspots like Rockhouse Restaurant for traditional Caribbean cuisine, venture over to the spectacular Bob Marley Museum to remember Jamaica’s national hero, or channel your inner Cool Runnings on a bobsledding adventure, with a jungle twist. If you’re looking for a relaxing holiday that combines indulgence with adventure, Jamaica should be at the top of your list.
Jamaica is the perfect year-round retreat, with temperatures hovering around the 30° mark whatever month you choose to visit. Approximately 10 hours flight from the UK, Jamaica is a popular stop-off point for Caribbean cruises which depart from the port of Miami.
From winding beaches with roaming sea turtles and soft white sands, to cascading waterfalls, Jamaica’s coastline and landscapes are truly spectacular. In fact, Jamaica holidays are sought after for the heavenly setting this exotic country encompasses. Take Rio Minho, the longest river in Jamaica, equalling 92.8 kilometres in length, or the idyllic Rio Grande in Portland.
Jamaica holidays would be nothing without tasting delicious jerk cuisine, since Jamaica is where this style of cooking traditionally originated. If you’re looking to take a piece of Jamaica home with you, book your place in an authentic jerk cooking class. Jamaican locals show you the ropes on how to make popular jerk dishes, so you can return home and cook delicious cuisine for your friends and family.
Jamaica is a musically influential nation, hosting international music festivals where reggae artists group to bring Jamaica back to its roots. The likes of Rebel Salute and Reggae Sumfest entice avid music lovers to this idyllic Caribbean country, year after year. For those looking to party, Jamaica holidays pull out all of the stops. Head over to Downtown Kingston for a sound-system party you’ll never forget.
Jamaica holidays are filled with adventure, thanks to the enthralling and imaginative activities up for grabs. There’s something for every type of traveller in Jamaica, whether you’re looking to hike up the Blue Peak Mountains, paddle on a Bamboo Raft down the stunning Martha Brae River, go crocodile watching or explore the fascinating Bob Marley Museum.SEE ALL GUIDES
Jamaica holidays are all about kicking back and relaxing on a sun lounger, while overlooking the sparkling Caribbean sea waters. In fact, Jamaica’s beautiful beaches are the reason travellers flock to this magical country, year in, year out. Embark on snorkelling adventures and experience tropical fish swimming by your side. On an evening, watch the sun go down as you gather round a large beach bonfire, with reggae music filling your ears.SEE ALL GUIDES
Jamaica offers a wide variety of tasty cuisine to try, ranging from fresh fish to traditional jerk chicken, which you can enjoy either from your sun lounger and at a quirky restaurant by the beach. Enjoy delicious Jamaican touches to everyday cuisine, as well as sumptuous Caribbean lobster, seasoned with local spices and lime.SEE ALL GUIDES
Jamaica’s sights are just as beautiful as the tropical beaches found there. Admire the flowing waterfall at Dunn’s River Falls, swim with your favourite animals at Dolphin Cove or uncover fascinating history at Green Grotto Caves. Whether you’re a culture or history buff, Jamaica’s sightseeing adventures will certainly not disappoint.SEE ALL GUIDES