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Jamaica – A tropical paradise with Caribbean beauty

A major Caribbean travel and vacation destination

Jamaica is a tropical paradise with Caribbean beauty. It is a major Caribbean travel and vacation destination. Situated in the Caribbean Sea and south of Cuba, Jamaica has total land area about
10,831 square kilometers, slightly smaller than Connecticut State of the United States.

Jamaica tourist attractions

Rio Grande River, Blue Mountains, north shore beaches are some tourist attractions of Jamaica. Jamaica offers visitors abundance of activities, including windsurfing, scuba diving, sailing, tennis, golf, and horseback riding. When the sun goes down, visitors may enjoy their nightlife under the beat of reggae in Jamaica’s exotic nightclubs or restaurants.

History, Area and Population

The island – discovered by Christopher COLUMBUS in 1494 – was settled by the Spanish early in the 16th century. England seized the island in 1655. In 1958 it joined other British Caribbean colonies in forming the Federation of the West Indies.

Jamaica gained full independence within the British Commonwealth in 1962. Its economy depends heavily on tourism. It uses Jamaican dollar (JMD) as its currency. In 2010, exchange rate was about 87.41 Jamaican dollars for one US dollar.

Jamaica has fully automatic domestic telephone network. Based on 2009 estimate, Jamaica has about 1.581 million Internet users.

Jamaica has 2,930,050 (July 2014 estimate) population, including black 92.1%, mixed 6.1%, East Indian 0.8%, other 0.4%, unspecified 0.7% (2011 estimate). English is the official language in Jamaica.

Today, tourism is a key industry in Jamaica, with most tourists from the United States; an increasingly large number of cruise ships visit the Jamaica Island.

Map of Jamaica

Map of Jamaica

Jamaica Hotels & Resorts

Jamaica offers travelers many luxury beach-front hotels resorts with stunning scenery, golf courses, spa, and other nice amenities and services.

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Montego Bay – Resorts & Hotels

Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa

Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa, Jamaica

Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa, Jamaica

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Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa Hotel is located in Montego Bay. This beachfront resort is near Rose Hall Great House. Another nearby attraction is White Witch of Rose Hall Golf Course.

There are 488 guestrooms at Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa Hotel.

This hotel offers both all-inclusive and room-only rates. Meals and beverages at on-site dining establishments, taxes, and gratuities are included in all-inclusive rates. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities. This Montego Bay hotel has a private beach.

Dining options at Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours.

Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Recreational amenities include a golf course. Also located on site are an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, a health club, and a children’s club. The hotel’s full-service health spa has beauty services.

This 4.0-star Jamaica hotel has a business center and offers small meeting rooms and audio-visual equipment. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Montego Bay resort hotel has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Wedding services and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional hotel amenities include a swim-up bar, a poolside bar, and valet parking.

Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall – All Inclusive

Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall - All Inclusive Hotel, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall – All Inclusive Hotel, Montego Bay, Jamaica

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Featuring an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall – All Inclusive is located in Montego Bay of Jamaica. Free Wi-Fi access is available in this resort. The accommodations include air conditioning, a spa tub, private bathrooms, and shower.

Guests can enjoy an international buffet, Italian cuisine, Asian fusion, seafood grill, Brazilian food and a variety of sandwiches and ice cream at the 8 restaurants on site. There are also 4 bars including a piano bar, swim-up bar, sports bar and a rooftop bar.

At Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall – All Inclusive there is a tennis court and a fitness center. Other facilities available at the property include water sports facilities. The property provides free parking and daily activities for children and teens from 3 to 16 years old include eco-adventures, pool and beach activities.

Nightly entertainment, concierge and tours desks are also available. This resort is 6 miles from Montego Bay Airport.

Half Moon – A RockResort

Half Moon - A RockResort, Jamaica

Half Moon – A RockResort, Jamaica

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This 400-acre Half Moon Resort has 2 miles of private white sand beach on the Caribbean Sea. It features 54 pools, 6 restaurants, and a dolphin lagoon where guests can swim with dolphins.

Half Moon Resort includes an 18-hole golf course and a 68,000-sqaure foot spa. Sports fans will enjoy the basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts. An equestrian center and fitness center are also on site. For guest safety and comfort, a 24-hour medical center is located in the Half Moon Resort.

Half Moon Resort has 6 restaurants and 8 bars. The Seagrape Terrace offers a gourmet dining option, while the Sugar Mill serves Caribbean fusion cuisine. The Hibiscus Swim-up Pool Bar makes it possible to enjoy a drink without leaving the pool.

Rooms, suites, or villas at Half Moon all have minibars and safes. They also include iPod docking stations and free Wi-Fi.

Montego Bay and its nightlife and stores are 15 minutes from Half Moon Resort. Sangster International Airport is 10 minutes from the resort.

Runaway Bay – Resorts & Hotels

Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive Hotel

Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive, Jamaica

Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive, Jamaica

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Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive Hotel is located in Runaway Bay, Jamaica. This beachfront resort hotel is near Green Grotto Caves and on Jamaica’s picturesque north coast. This Jamaica resort hotel stands out from other all- inclusive type resorts, because it is truly family oriented..

There are 77 guestrooms at Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive Hotel.

This hotel offers both all-inclusive and room-only rates. Meals and beverages at on-site dining establishments, taxes, and gratuities are included in all-inclusive rates. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities. Dining options at Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive Hotel include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, a spa tub, a fitness facility, and tennis courts. Spa amenities include spa services, massage/treatment rooms, beauty services, and a hair salon. This 3.5-star Jamaica hotel offers small meeting rooms and business services. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas. The hotel has an airport shuttle, which is complimentary. Wedding services and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional hotel amenities include a poolside bar, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands.

Negril – Resorts & Hotels

Couples Swept Away All Inclusive

Couples Swept Away All Inclusive, Jamaica

Couples Swept Away All Inclusive, Jamaica

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Couples Swept Away All Inclusive hotel is located in Negril. This beachfront property is near Kool Runnings Water Park. Another area attraction is Seven Mile Beach.

There are 312 guestrooms at Couples Swept Away All Inclusive. Guestrooms are all accessible via exterior corridors. Balconies offer ocean, pool, or garden views.

This Jamaica hotel is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at on-site dining establishments, taxes, and gratuities. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Couples Swept Away All Inclusive Hotel, Negril, Jamaica

Couples Swept Away All Inclusive Hotel, Negril, Jamaica

Dining options at Couples Swept Away All Inclusive hotel include 6 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Room service is available. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a health club, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness facility. The hotel’s full-service health spa has body treatments, massage/treatment rooms, facials, and beauty services. This 4.0-star Jamaica all inclusive hotel has a business center and offers small meeting rooms, limo/town car service, and audio-visual equipment. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Negril, Jamaica hotel has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and exhibit space. The hotel has an airport shuttle, which is complimentary. Wedding services and tour/ticket assistance are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional hotel amenities include a casino, a swim-up bar, and a poolside bar.

Mammee Bay – Resorts & Hotels

Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive

Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive Hotel, Mammee Bay, Jamaica

Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive Hotel, Mammee Bay, Jamaica

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Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive is located in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. This
adult-only beachfront property is near Dunn’s River Falls. Another nearby attraction is Dolphin Cove.

There are 250 guestrooms at Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive. Balconies offer ocean, mountain, or pool views.

This Jamaica hotel is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at on-site dining establishments, taxes, and gratuities. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities. This Ocho Rios hotel has a private beach.

Dining options at Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive include 6 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Recreational amenities include 2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs. Also located on site are a golf course, a fitness facility, a sauna, and tennis courts. The hotel’s full-service health spa has body treatments, massage/treatment rooms, facials, and beauty services.

This 4.0-star Jamaica all inclusive hotel has a business center and offers small meeting rooms, technology support staff, and limo/town car service. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Ocho Rios, Jamaica hotel has 1200 square meters of event space consisting of banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms.

The hotel has a complimentary airport shuttle (available on request). Business services, wedding services, concierge services, and tour/ticket assistance are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional hotel amenities include a swim-up bar, a poolside bar, and gift shops/newsstands. The hotel has designated areas for smoking. A total renovation of this hotel was completed in August 2010.

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Getting there – Kingston Airlines reservations

You can reach Kingston, Jamaica by airplane. All major airlines provide discount flight services to Norman Manley International Airport of Kingston from the United States, Canada and international cities.