This tourist area was baptized by Christopher Columbus in 1494 as the Gulf of Good Time. The conquest of the English in the seventeenth century turned the region into a large sugarcane plantation and the residence of many wealthy Englishmen. Mo-bay, as the Jamaicans call it, it has warm temperatures all year round and offers crystal clear waters perfect for snorkeling. It also highlights its golf offer. One of the best hotels in the area is the “Rose hall” Montego Bay. Tel: (001) (876) 953 2650. http://www.rosehallresort.com. A magnificent resort, former sugar plantation, which has the largest aquatic complex on the island: Sugar Mills Falls. It’s a good idea to try the Jamaican-style chicken, to the rhythm of reggae.
The town of Negril retains its image of wild and wild holiday destination, inheritance of the 70s, its hippie era, although a little decaffeinated. Sunsets that cut your breath, nudism on the beaches of Bloody bay, barbecue and reggae everywhere characterize this area. Negril today attracts all types of travelers, from the youngest to families, also very close to this “Ocho Rios” where Dunn’s River Falls is located, a spectacular waterfall that has become the main attraction of Jamaica. To the west of Ocho Rios, in Oracabessa, you can visit the beach of 007, very close to the home of Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond.
Mandeville Keep one of Jamaica’s least known charms. Located in the mountains, it gives a respite from the heat it makes at sea level, renounces the burden of coastal tourism in every way and can be an alternative for the most backpacking and adventurous tourist. In addition, you can boast of having the highest economic level on the island and the lowest crime rate.