A tour of Montego Bay and all it has to offer could take weeks to fully do it justice. However, a few outings and a really good resort choice could give you a well-rounded taste of what the major city on the north coast of Jamaica has to offer.
Dolphin CoveLocated on 23 acres of beachfront mid-way between Negril and Montego Bay, Dolphin Cove has a variety of interactions with marine life and other animals as activities the entire family can enjoy. From swimming with dolphins, interacting with stingrays, patting camels or learning about sharks, a day at Dolphin Cove will create memories to last a lifetime.
Tel: (866) 393-5158
Doctor’s Cave Beach
Founded as a bathing club in the early 1900s, the curative powers of the waters were declared in the late 1920s and so began the rising popularity of Montego Bay’s most famous beach: Doctor’s Cave Bathing Club. Centrally located just off the main road in Montego Bay, this beach is widely considered one of Jamaica’s prettiest spots. Open daily, you can lounge in the sun in comfort with the availability of beach chairs and umbrellas, changing rooms with showers, and delicious food at the nearby Groovy Grouper Beach Bar and Grill.
Tel: (876) 952-2566
Gallery of West Indian Art
A carefully curated source of beautiful art and craft from all over Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba, the Gallery is the ideal place to pick up a variety of pieces large and small, for any type of budget.
Tel: (876) 952-4547
An exclusive private enclave set upon 110 acres, Round Hill Hotel and Villas has always been known as the playground of the rich and famous. The resort exudes classic style and charm which when coupled with traditional Jamaican hospitality and all the current amenities a visitor could ask for, creates an unforgettably luxurious holiday.
Tel: (876) 972-2159 /956-7050
Rose Hall Great House
Overlooking the beautiful Caribbean sea, on the hills of the former Rose Hall Sugar Estate, approximately 10km, from Montego Bay, St. James is the very imposing Rose Hall Great House. With the many stories about its former owner, Annie Palmer and the cruelty she meted out to her slaves. Rose Hall Great House is a very popular visitor attraction. Restored to its former glory, visitors may have a guided tour of the Great House, and visit the tomb of Annie Palmer.