Lives in Jamaica
Since Jun 2015
25-34 year old male
Proud Jamaican and Japan Enthusiast. Blogger, Gamer, Techie, Student and Photographer. When traveling I like to go off the beaten path have experience beyond the polish and showmanship. Interacting with locals and experiencing a new location in its true form is more exciting, memorable and meaningful to me.
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Architectural Buildings, Gardens
Art Galleries, Lookouts, Gardens
The hip strip of Montego Bay, Gloucester Avenue may not be for everyone. It can be noisy and chaotic, but the earlier you go the better, as it gets busier and noisier as the day progresses. Lined with various shops and boutiques selling souvenirs, it provides an insight into the everyday hustle and bustle of a town built around tourism.
Montego Bay's main beach, Doctor's Cave Beach, should feature on any trip to Montego Bay. Enjoy the sun, sea, and sand, alone or with friends and family. Chairs, umbrellas, and other equipment are available for rental, and lifeguards are on duty.
Serving sausage, pork, chicken, ribs, and much, much more, the Pork Pit provides a tasty variety of jerked, barbecued, fried and roasted meats, along with drinks and other food items. It's very affordable, and patrons can dine in or take out.
The long history of Rose Hall Great House includes the story of Annee Palmer, or the 'White Witch.' She was notorious for doing away with many of her husbands, and legend has it that she still haunts the halls of the great house! Enjoy the tour and learn about the history of the property.
This protected reef is home to an abundance of marine life, as well as mangroves and estuaries — a great opportunity for snorkeling! Here you can take a glass-bottom boat tour at Pier One, where you can explore and learn about the various fish, corals, birds, and other marine life that can be found along the coast in this protected marine park.
A hidden gem, Bellefield is a 300-year-old Great House, sugar plantation, and gardens, located on the privately-owned, 3,000-acre property called Barnett Estate. In addition to learning about the amazing history of the estate that has been in the family for generations, you get to see a jerk pit in action!
This is best attraction near Montego Bay in the eyes of many, especially nature lovers. Ahhh...Ras Natango Gallery and Garden is a favorite location for locals and foreigners alike. Take a tour of the gardens and discover the amazing local bird life, plus be treated to an art gallery full of paintings inspired from this amazing location. Great for families with children.
Eat like a local at Juici Patties Montego Bay. This fast food restaurant has a large variety of affordable meals. Offering various types of patties, meatloaves, chicken, fries, and baked goods, as well as tea and coffee.
Walk by the shore along the pier and enjoy the view, the breeze, the yachts, and the amazing sunset. If you are up for activity, inquire about one of the sailing training programs. There is also a restaurant with various nightly specials and themes.
A quintessential fun tourist bar, Margaritaville's location make it a good spot for those staying at nearby hotels and guest houses to meet and socialize over a drink or a meal. Very busy and buzzing with activity in the evenings.