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Jamaica: The Beating Heart of the Caribbean

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Negril coastline, with its famous beach in the...     Jamaica truly is the beating heart of the Caribbean: the country bursts with vivid colors, enticing, spicy spells and pulsing reggae music. Whether you’re after a totally tranquil beach holiday in Jamaica, soaking up the sun on one the many paradise beaches, or adventure filled cultural immersion, Jamaica has it all and will guarantee an unforgettable and inspiring holiday in Jamaica.

The secluded Secrets St James resort offers prime views of the stunning Montego Bay, with luxurious rooms and panoramic views of the glittering blue water. For those indulging in a romantic getaway, the adults only resort Couples Swept Away boasts a wonderfully dreamy setting, situated right on the Negril beach, a perfect place to watch the sunset while sipping on a classic Old Jamaican cocktail, made with spicy dark rum and tangy limes.

Once you’ve torn your eyes away from the paradisiacal beach view before you and muster the energy to leave that lounger, here are a few Jamaican attractions you simply can’t miss:

Realize your dream of swimming with dolphins by visiting Jamaica’s number one tourist attraction, Dolphin Cove. Surrounded by acres of lush tropical rainforest, Dolphin Cove offers you the life changing opportunity to snorkel with sting rays, swim with sharks and frolic with dolphins in the crystal clear waters of this natural bay.

For fans of the reggae legend Bob Marley, a visit to the eponymous museum is a must. Situated on the site of the musician’s childhood home,

 

the museum offers insight into every aspect into Marley’s life, set to a soundtrack of the singers best loved songs. Top Bob Marley & The Wailersoff your afternoon with some sumptuous Caribbean cuisine served in the museum’s Legend Café.

With its violent and intriguing history of slavery and black magic, Jamaica’s Rose Hall is the perfect place to satisfy your curiosity in the supernatural. Tours run daily around the legendary Rose Hall, explaining the story behind its infamous and sadistic owner notorious for witchcraft and torturous deeds. You’ll be glad to return to the calming white sands of the beach after this spine chilling tour!

No trip to Jamaica is complete without a visit to the mesmerizing Dunn’s River Falls, regarded as one of Jamaica’s national treasures. The land of River and Springs offers tourists the chance to swim in glistening pools, dive from rocks into roaring waterfalls or just recline on one of the many pristine bays that are scattered throughout the area.

After working up an appetite with all of these adventurous activities, indulge in some of Jamaica’s famed Caribbean cuisine. Bursting with spice, warmth and passion, Jamaican food is like a hug on a plate and you’ll find many authentic, family run restaurants serving fiery and flavorsome dishes. Treat your taste buds to some slow cooked jerk chicken and rice, leafy callaloo and explosive Jamaican patties for a true taste of this remarkable island.