Wondering if you will enjoy Jamaica? If you like warm, welcoming people, exciting adventures, authentic food, vibrant culture and endless opportunities for blissful relaxation – Jamaica is the place for you! The charming island of Jamaica has become one of the most popular Caribbean vacation destinations for people all over the world. Here are just some reasons why we think you should visit the island of Jamaica at least once. Click Here for more information

 

Jamaican People

One cannot deny the welcoming and laid back vibes as soon as you land into Jamaica. Seeing the smiles, hearing the Jamaican accent and feeling the warm sun will instantly put you in a happier mood. The Jamaican people naturally ensure you have the best Caribbean vacation you have ever had. They want to make you live, love and laugh while embracing their wonderfully warm culture.

Jamaica has not become a number one vacation destination due to its beautiful beaches, luxury resorts and exquisite cuisine alone, it has earned its reputation through the people ensuring you have a good time while you are there. You have inevitably heard and used the famous Jamaican expression of “No Problem, Mon” – well, if you haven’t heard it spoken from a local Jamaican you haven’t lived! A request is responded with the beautiful expression of “No Problem” – And you truly do not have to worry about a “ting” in Jamaica. The Jamaicans will make sure your worries melt away.

 

The Beaches

Jamaica is an island that offers miles of breath-taking beaches that are met by the Caribbean Sea. The Island offers the most stunning beaches in the Caribbean with water that is crystal blue and clean white sand. The pristine beaches also offer the most amazing scenery and spectacular sunsets. Many of their beaches have their locations between tropical forests and mountains creating the perfect place to hide away and relax. No matter what part of the island you visit during your Jamaican vacation, you will have the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean to choose from, and they most definitely will amaze you.

 

The Food

Jamaica has become world-famous for its delicious food. Their food is bursting with flavour through their exotic fruit, organic vegetables and world-famous recipes. Jamaica has become most famous for their special marinade recipe for their Jerk chicken. The ingredients to this are a blend of the islands many native ingredients. The Jerk seasoning is something you will take home with you as a souvenir. You will no doubt want to recreate the experience for family and friends on your return bringing back memories of your Jamaican vacation through the blend of spices.

Jamaica is also home to a dish known as Ackee and Saltfish, their national dish and a popular option for breakfast. The seafood is some of the freshest you will ever taste. You will see the fishermen almost every morning bringing fresh fish to your resort or villa, so you know it’s the real deal. The top tip is to try everything while you are there. You will not regret it.

 

The Blue Mountains

You most certainly will feel anything but blue after visiting the Blue Mountains of Jamaica, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Blue Mountains boast cool refreshing temperatures, lush forest and magnificent scenery. They also feature cosy cottages for those who would prefer to prolong their hike and hide out in the peaceful surroundings. It is a coffee lover’s heaven as it is home to the world-renowned delicious Blue Mountain coffee, which may be just what you need after a long hike! The coffee plantations here run festivals throughout the year so check it out before your trip.

 

The culture

Jamaican culture is unique, vibrant, colourful, and the people are rightly very proud of it. It is one of the most loved and well-known cultures in the world embraced by the local people along with non-Jamaicans. During your Jamaican vacation, to reap the full benefits of the one-of-a-kind culture, ensure you meet a local tour guide to get the full experience. The local tour guides are a wealth of knowledge and will teach you about the history, language and culture. You will learn how to live the Rastafarian life Bob Marley did! Speaking of, make sure you go the Bob Marley Museum and indulge yourself with interesting facts about the Rastafarian culture. Bob Marley is a Jamaican hero and one of the founders of Reggae music in the 1960s. Reggae music is a massive part of Jamaican culture. Indeed, Reggae was born in Jamaica to teach people about their history, rebel against oppression and advocate social change all through a catchy beat so people could dance their troubles away. There are many Reggae festivals in Jamaica throughout the year so be sure to look up the dates for your vacation.

 

…So what are you waiting for? Go book your next vacation in Jamaica!

 

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