Holidays In Jamaica – Find An Unforgettable Blend Of Tropical Paradise

 

Holidaying in Jamaica offers an unforgettable blend of tropical paradise, vibrant culture, and rich history. From the stunning beaches of Montego Bay and Negril to the lush rainforests of Ocho Rios, the island boasts breathtaking natural beauty at every turn. Visitors can immerse themselves in reggae rhythms, explore historic plantations, and sample mouthwatering Jamaican cuisine. Adventure-seekers can hike through the Blue Mountains or dive into the crystal-clear waters for world-class snorkelling and scuba diving. With warm hospitality and endless opportunities for relaxation and exploration, Jamaica captivates the hearts of travellers seeking an idyllic Caribbean getaway.

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Recommended holiday options: 4* Riu Negril | 4* Royalton Negril, An Autograph Collection Resort5* Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall | 5* Moon Palace | 4*+ Couples Sans Souci | 4*+ Sandals Montego Bay
Where to holiday in Jamaica: Montego Bay | Negril | Ocho Rios
Activities and experiences in Jamaica:
Dunns River Falls | Mystic Mountain Adventures | Bamboo Raft Punting | Good Hope Great House | Appleton Rum Distillery | Sunset Drinks At Ricks Cafe
Weather and events: Visiting Jamaica throughout the year
Blog: Enjoy These Top Experiences On Your Next Holiday To Jamaica
Watch: It’s Time For You To Come Back To The Vibe That Comes Alive In Jamaica

Holiday In Jamaica With These Recommended Flight-Inclusive Trips

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4* Riu Negril

The Riu Negril comes up aces for relaxing beach holidays to Jamaica, whether you’re a family, a couple or a group of friends.

** SAVE up to £613pp **

7 Nights All-Inclusive
From £1,015pp
Including flights

Operated by Tui

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  • Overlooking Jamaica’s spectacular Bloody Bay Beach
  • Accommodations comprise of nine categories of room from Double With Garden View through to Junior Suites
  • Five hotel restaurants with menus that include Italian, Asian cuisine and steak, plus a choice of bars
  • Three outdoor pools and a kids’ pool with slides
  • RiuLand Kids’ Club
  • Enjoy non-motorised waterports including snorkelling, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding
  • Spa, sauna, whirlpool and gym

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  • 7 nights at 4* Riu Negril, Jamaica
  • All-Inclusive
  • Transfers
  • Return international flights
  • ABTA & ATOL protected

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4* Royalton Negril, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort

The Royalton Negril boasts an enviable beach postcode, a kids’ splash park and a state-of-the-art spa.

** SAVE up to £709pp **

7 Nights All-Inclusive
From £1,173pp
Including flights

Operated by Tui

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  • Located on a prime white-sand stretch of beach, where you can hop on boat trips out to the offshore reef
  • Accommodations comprise of Luxury Family Rooms and Junior Suites
  • Plenty of restaurants including buffet and a la carte dining serving Mexican, Japanese, steak and Caribbean cuisine, with a wide choice of bars and lounges
  • The pool scene includes a main pool, kids’ splash park and an exclusive pool for Diamond Club™ room guests
  • Kids’ club
  • Enjoy non-motorised waterports including snorkelling and kayaking
  • Royal Spa

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  • 7 nights at 4* Royalton Negril, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort, Jamaica
  • All-Inclusive
  • Transfers
  • Return international flights
  • ABTA & ATOL protected

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5* Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall

Nestled on the beach in Montego Bay, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall offers a Caribbean escape for the whole family.

7 Nights All-Inclusive
From £1,969pp
Including flights

Operated by Virgin Holidays

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  • Located on 1,500 ft private coastline and beach in Montego Bay
  • 277 rooms and suites with features like private furnished terraces
  • Savour unlimited food and beverages – including alcoholic drinks – from a range of restaurants, bars, and lounges on the beach or by the pool
  • Set sail on a kayak or a catamaran, catch a wave on a boogie board or dip below the surf to snorkel the Caribbean
  • Kids’ club
  • Spa

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  • 7 nights at 5* Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall – Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • All-Inclusive
  • Return international flights
  • ATOL protected

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5* Moon Palace Jamaica

This All-Inclusive family resort boasts luxurious accommodation with oceanfront and partial ocean views of the Caribbean Sea.

7 Nights All-Inclusive
From £1,829pp
Including flights

Operated by British Airways Holidays

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  • The hotel is located on the largest private beach in Ocho Rios
  • Guest accommodations are deluxe or superior and range from resort view to ocean view
  • Choose from a la carte menus covering seafood, Italian, Asian, international and Jamaican, plus a gourmet corridor offering a wide variety of delectable food selections
  • Four pools on site, including a swim-up bar and a Flowrider Double Wave Simulator
  • Kids’ play room
  • World-class Awe Spa

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  • 7 nights at 5* Moon Palace Jamaica, Ocho Rios
  • All-Inclusive
  • Return international flights
  • ATOL protected

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4*+ Couples Sans Souci

The award-winning Couples Sans Souci continues to offer renowned cuisine and first-class service in an elegantly tropical setting.

** SAVE up to £120 **

7 Nights All-Inclusive
From £1,843pp
Including flights

Operated by Virgin Holidays

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  • Set into a pretty, 35-acre hillside garden that leads to two white sand beaches
  • The hotel comprises 150 suites including Deluxe Garden Suites and Beachfront Suites
  • Six restaurants and six bars with a choice of bistro, casual beach dining and elegant dining
  • Three swimming pools and three Jacuzzis
  • Private au naturel beach and pool
  • Spa

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  • 7 nights at 4*+ Couples Sans Souci, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • All-Inclusive
  • Transfers
  • Return international flights
  • ABTA & ATOL protected

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4*+ Sandals Montego Bay

Spanning the best private beach in Montego Bay, this playful and romantic Jamaica resort is where the fun never ends and the party never stops.

** SAVE up to £120 **

7 Nights All-Inclusive
From £2,458pp
Including flights

Operated by Virgin Holidays

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  • Situated on a long stretch of white sand beach
  • The hotel comprises Beachfront Suites and Beachfront Villas
  • 12 dining options including restaurants serving International, Jamaican, Asian and seafood cuisine
  • Seven swimming pools and three whirlpools
  • A plethora of watersports are available
  • Red Lane® Spa

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  • 7 nights at 4*+ Sandals Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • All-Inclusive
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  • Return international flights
  • ABTA & ATOL protected

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Where To Holiday In Jamaica

Montego Bay, Negril, and Ocho Rios stand as iconic holiday destinations in Jamaica, each offering a unique blend of tropical beauty, vibrant culture, and adventure-filled experiences along the island’s captivating coastline.

Doctor's Cave Beach, Montego Bay - Jamaica Tourist Board

Montego Bay

Montego Bay, nestled along Jamaica’s northwestern coast, is the premier Caribbean destination renowned for its pristine beaches, azure waters, and vibrant culture. Fondly dubbed the “tourism capital” of Jamaica, Montego Bay captivates visitors with its picturesque landscapes and warm hospitality. Explore the bustling streets of the Hip Strip, where lively shops and restaurants beckon, or unwind on the powdery sands of Doctor’s Cave Beach. History buffs can delve into the city’s colonial past at the Rose Hall Great House or the historic Sam Sharpe Square. With a plethora of water sports, championship golf courses, and luxurious resorts, Montego Bay offers an idyllic retreat for travellers seeking relaxation, adventure, and authentic Caribbean charm.

Negril Beach - Jamaica Tourist Board

Negril

Negril, situated on the western coast of Jamaica, is a laid-back paradise renowned for its stunning seven-mile beach, crystal-clear waters, and breathtaking sunsets. Known as the “Capital of Casual,” Negril exudes a relaxed vibe, making it a favourite destination for beach lovers and sun-seekers alike. Visitors can bask in the warm Caribbean sun, swim in the turquoise sea, or explore the vibrant coral reefs while snorkelling or diving. The town’s vibrant nightlife scene comes alive after dark, with beachfront bars and live music adding to the festive atmosphere. With its picture-perfect scenery and easy-going charm, Negril offers an unforgettable escape into tropical bliss.

Colombus Cove, Ocho Rios kids - Jamaica Tourist Board

Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios, located on Jamaica’s northern coast, is a captivating destination renowned for its lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls, and pristine beaches. Translating to “Eight Rivers” in Spanish, Ocho Rios boasts a natural beauty that mesmerises visitors from around the world. Adventure-seekers can hike through the verdant landscapes of Dunn’s River Falls or zip line through the treetops at Mystic Mountain. History enthusiasts can explore the ruins of Spanish colonial forts or visit the botanical gardens at Shaw Park. With its blend of natural wonders and cultural attractions, Ocho Rios offers a vibrant and unforgettable Jamaican experience for travellers seeking both adventure and relaxation.

Activities and Experiences in Jamaica

There’s a wealth of activities and experiences in store for you to uncover when you holiday in Jamaica. We’ve selected what we think you’ll love most.

Dunns River Falls - Jamaica Tourist Board

Dunns River Falls

Dunn’s River Falls is an iconic natural attraction located near Ocho Rios. This stunning waterfall cascades over limestone terraces, creating a series of picturesque pools and cascades. Visitors have the unique opportunity to climb the falls, guided by experienced local guides, as they navigate the cool, rushing waters. The climb is both thrilling and refreshing, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding tropical foliage and Caribbean Sea. Dunn’s River Falls is not only a popular tourist destination but also holds cultural significance, as it has been featured in numerous films and is considered a symbol of Jamaica’s natural beauty and adventure.

Mystic Mountain bobsled ride

Mystic Mountain Adventures

Mystic Mountain in Jamaica is an exhilarating eco-adventure park nestled in the lush rainforest near Ocho Rios. This captivating destination offers a wide range of thrilling activities and attractions for visitors of all ages. Adventurers can soar through the treetops on the Rainforest Sky Explorer, an open-air chairlift offering panoramic views of the coastline and verdant landscape. For adrenaline junkies, the park features the exhilarating Mystic Mountain Bobsled Jamaica, a gravity-driven bobsled ride inspired by the famous Jamaican Olympic bobsled team. Additionally, visitors can enjoy zip-lining through the canopy, exploring nature trails, and interacting with local wildlife at the park’s hummingbird garden and butterfly habitat.

Bamboo raft punting on the Rio Grande - Jamaica Tourist Board

Bamboo Raft Punting

Bamboo raft punting in Jamaica offers a serene and enchanting experience as you glide along the tranquil waters of the island’s picturesque rivers. Led by skilled local guides, these traditional bamboo rafts provide a leisurely and eco-friendly way to explore Jamaica’s natural beauty. Drift through lush tropical landscapes, surrounded by verdant vegetation and vibrant wildlife. The rhythmic sound of the punting pole gently propels you forward, creating a peaceful ambiance that allows you to fully immerse yourself in the stunning scenery. Bamboo raft punting is a timeless and unforgettable activity that captures the essence of Jamaica’s serene rivers and captivating landscapes.

Good Hope Great House, Jamaica

Good Hope Great House

Good Hope Great House in Jamaica is a majestic colonial estate steeped in history and surrounded by delightful natural beauty. Built in the 18th century, this Georgian-style mansion stands as a testament to Jamaica’s rich heritage and architectural legacy. Set amidst lush gardens and rolling hills, the estate offers visitors a glimpse into the island’s past with guided tours of the Great House, showcasing its elegant furnishings, antiques, and period décor. Explore the sprawling grounds dotted with historic artifacts, including a working water wheel and sugar plantation ruins. Good Hope Great House is a captivating destination where history and natural splendour converge to create an unforgettable experience.

Appleton Rum Estate cocktail

Appleton Rum Estate

Appleton Estate, nestled in the heart of Jamaica’s lush Nassau Valley, is renowned for producing some of the world’s finest rums. With a heritage dating back over 265 years, the estate boasts rich sugarcane fields and a distillery where master craftsmen meticulously blend and age the rums to perfection. Visitors to Appleton Estate can embark on immersive guided tours, exploring the distillery’s traditional and modern techniques, as well as the aging warehouses where the rums mature in oak barrels. Tastings allow guests to savour the complex flavours and aromas of Appleton’s award-winning rums, while learning about the rich history and artistry behind each bottle.

Rick's Cafe, Jamaica

Sunset Drinks at Rick’s Cafe

Rick’s Cafe is a legendary hotspot nestled atop limestone cliffs in Negril, Jamaica. Offering breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and stunning sunsets, it has become an iconic destination for locals and tourists alike. Founded in 1974, Rick’s Cafe is renowned for its cliff diving shows, where thrill-seekers plunge into the crystal-clear waters below. The vibrant atmosphere is complemented by live reggae music, delicious Jamaican cuisine, and a lively bar serving tropical cocktails. Visitors flock to Rick’s Cafe not only for its scenic beauty but also for its relaxed vibe and unforgettable experiences that capture the essence of Jamaica’s laid-back charm.

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Visiting Jamaica Throughout the Year…

Exploring Jamaica year-round offers a myriad of experiences amidst its tropical climate. From January to May, revel in the dry season’s embrace, with temperatures averaging between 24°C to 30°C, perfect for immersing yourself in the island’s natural splendours. Dive into the mesmerising coral reefs or trek through verdant rainforests to discover hidden waterfalls. Make sure not to miss vibrant events like the Jamaica Reggae Festival in January and the Jamaica Food and Drink Festival in May. From June to December, occasional showers rejuvenate the landscape, with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 31°C. Embrace Jamaica’s cultural vibrancy with festivities like the Reggae Sumfest in July and the Port Antonio Jerk Festival in December.

 

 

 

It’s time for you to come back to the vibe that comes alive in Jamaica

 

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