5 Reasons to Visit Jamaica — The Guide to the Island
All India, 3rd February 2016: Jamaica is one of the most scenic and sought-after destinations among all the islands in the Caribbean Sea. It is truly a wonder to see a little island packed with so many wonderful sights – lush plains, gushing waterfalls, bubbly springs, sunny beaches, colonial towns, neon-lit nightlife and a host of events and festivals. This popular tourist destination is packed with a variety of Jamaican tours and other exciting things to see and do. Jamaica is a perfect destination for travellers looking for a memorable vacation or planning an adventurous trip in 2016.
Connect with Bob Marley: No bucket list is complete in Jamaica without a little reggae. Kingston is home to the Bob Marley Museum, located on the site of the legendary musicians former home. Visitors can also experience a tour of the Jamaican Music Museum, a visit to the Rockers International record store and a hands-on experience at the Dynamic Sounds studio.
Go Bamboo River Rafting: The Martha Brae River provides the ultimate opportunity for relaxation. Two people can sit pretty on a bamboo raft while they glide along, catching all the sights at the edges of the tropical river banks. Originally used to transport produce such as bananas to various markets, the rafts are now used for guests who want to experience Jamaicas natural landscape in style.
Be one with 007: Ian Fleming made his home in Jamaica where he wrote the very first of the famous James Bond novels. Guests can stay in Golden Eye Resorts villa where Fleming found his inspiration for the famously smooth spy character.
Swim in the Luminous Lagoon: Also called Glistening Waters, this phenomenon is truly a bucket list item. Micro-organisms thrive in the waters where salt and fresh water combine, and emit a bluish glow. Visitors can jump into these waters off of the coast of Falmouth at night, and experience another worldly marvel.
Find the Nicest Jerk: The best and most delicious jerk chicken, pork, and seafood is found in Jamaica. Boston Bay in Port Antonio is the birthplace of jerk, the flavour that sets tongues on fire with the iconic pimento and scotch bonnet pepper seasoning combination.The Boston Bay Jerk Centre is where one can sample the best jerk on the eastern end of the island. On the west end, visitors can try Murphys West End Restaurant. Murphy provides tours of his property, showing diners the exotic fruit trees. Visitors will also get the chance to witness jerk cooking in a drum grill in the back yard. These are just two of the many stops where visitors can enjoy Jamaicas jerk trail experience across the island.
About Jamaica Tourist Board
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), founded in 1955, is Jamaica’s national tourism agency based in the capital city of Kingston. The JTB was declared the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board by the World Travel Awards (WTA) from 2006 to 2013. Also in 2013, Jamaica earned the WTA’s vote for the World’s Leading Cruise Destination, Caribbean’s Leading Destination and Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination for the seventh consecutive year. Additionally, the Historic Falmouth Cruise Port was recognized as the World’s Leading Tourism Development Project while Ocho Rios was named the Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Port and Sangster International Airport was voted the Caribbean’s Leading Airport. In Canada, Jamaica was voted the Favourite Honeymoon Destination by Travel Agents.
JTB offices are located in Kingston, Montego Bay, Miami, Toronto and London. Representative offices are located in Berlin, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Delhi and Tokyo.
For details on upcoming special events, attractions and accommodations in Jamaica go to the JTB’s Web site at www.visitjamaica.com or call the Jamaica Tourist Board at 1-800-JAMAICA (1-800-526-2422). Follow the JTB on Facebook at www.facebook.com/visitjamaica, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/visitjamaicanow, on Instagram at www.instagram.com/visitjamaica, on Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/myjamaica, or on YouTube at www.youtube.com/myjamaicajtb. View the JTB blog at www.islandbuzzjamaica.com.
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