Montego Bay

Sandals at Montego Bay
Photo by: BluEyedA73, Creative Commons

Montego Bay is known as the tourism capital of Jamaica. The second biggest city in the country, it is also recognized as the most hospitable of them all. It is also the capital of the Parish of St. James.

It boasts of a wide variety of amenities that includes hotels and transportation means that sustains its tourist’s needs for good accommodation and traveling medium in the area.

Its streets are normally lively and vibrant which is the trademark of the Montego Bay. It is currently undergoing modernization in terms of infrastructure which aims to make it a top attraction in the Caribbean.

Food and Dining

Montego Bay offers a wide variety of restaurants and eateries in all different set ups that will suit your needs as a tourist. Ranging from fast food to gourmet, it offers various cuisines including Chinese, English, American, Italian, and of course, Jamaican.


Montego Bay is known for water sports such as diving, sailing, snorkeling, sport fishing, rafting, and kayaking. You can also go on a tour of the city, equestrian activities (in Rocky Point Stables,) and dolphin shows (in Dolphin Cove.)

Shopping can also be part of your itinerary as Montego Bay is one of the best places to splurge on what you want and buy souvenirs.


Lester Art Gallery. The former home and studio of the Polish sea captain and painter, Michael Leszczynski.

Aquasol Theme Park. It is located in Walter Fletcher beach and showcases recreational activities of the widest choices including kayaking, parasailing, banana boating, even pool and many other games.

Rose Hall Great House. This is the home of Annie Palmer, the notorious white witch whose history and wickedness has been famous for the murder of three husbands and the terror of slaves. It was a celebrated great house which has been restored to its original form by two US entrepreneurs. Experience a thrilling and chilling journey colored by the tales of the evil witch, Annie.

Bob Marley Experience and Theatre. A documentary of Bob Marley. Located in the Half Moon Shopping Village, it presents an hourly tribute to the Reggae icon himself, Bob Marley.

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