Montego Bay Jamaica

montego bay jamaicaMontego Bay Jamaica is one of the “hottest” tourist resort city in the caribbean.

To get there, you can book US Airways Flights and save BIG on airline tickets to Montego Bay Jamaica on CheapOair.

Once you get there, it’s time to live it up! Forget about the stressful job and whatever else you left behind …and just enjoy the fun.

You can relax at the beach or at the pool at any one of the many top class hotels or villas in the area, shop at one of the many gift shops, enjoy dining at one of the lovely restaurants, take a tour of the local attractions, play golf at one of the many golf courses, go horseback riding, go scuba diving, visit Dunns river falls in ocho rios, raft on the martha brae river,enjoy the annual reggae sumfest, and much more…

It is a city that thrives on its beauty and ongoing activities. There is never a dull moment!

montego bay

If you are on the road in the city and is looking for some of the great Jerk pork or Jerk chicken around, just stop by the Pork Pit on Gloucester avenue. If you are looking for more formal place to dine, you may want to try the Pelican restaruant which is around the corner from Margaritaville.

Every summer reggae Sumfest lights up the city for an entire week with one of the biggest reggae festivals in the world. Visitors and Artist comes from all walk of life just to enjoy this yearly bash.

Some of the top hotels that hops to mind, when I think about Montego Bay Jamaica include Sandals Beach & Villa Golf Resort, the holiday inn, Ritz Carlton, Wexford court, Doctor’s cave, Rosehall hotel, Half Moon….

Doctors Cave beach

Now for a little history about the city…

When Christopher Columbus came to the Island, he first named the area El Golfo the Buen Tiempo in 1494.

When the British took took over, they renamed it Bahia de Mantega.

British plantation owner, Captain Jonathan Barnett, divided a portion of his sugar plantation into Barnett town and Charles square – now call Sam Sharpe square after the famous maroon slave and national hero.

Doctors cave beach montego bay

Today the city boast about 96,000 residents, numerous hotels, and restaurants.

Sangsters international airport sit on the outskirts of the city at the bottom of long hill and is the port of entrance for just about everyone coming to the the western end of the island.

To get a better feel of the layout of the city, take a look at thismap.

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