There is no beach getaway pastime more quintessential than bathing in the warm Caribbean sun on the white-sand beaches of Montego Bay. While there are many sandy stretches of coastline surrounding the picturesque mountains and small cays of Jamaica, Montego Bay continues to reign supreme. A year-round destination, Montego Bay is ripe with pulse-pounding reggae beats and soul-soothing luxury resorts and spas. Its crystal-clear waters seem to stretch for miles, and the aquatic activities are aplenty. Swimming, snorkeling, and sailing top the list of many travelers’ to-dos. The best part? The resorts’ exclusive beach, which prevents overcrowding and provides the perfect setting to lose oneself in serenity. Beyond the idyllic all-inclusive hotel in Montego Bay, Jamaica with its pristine beach, is a wealth of culture, cuisines, and history to explore.
The tastes of Jamaica
In addition to Jamaica’s umbrella-clad, rum-based cocktails, the island’s culinary offerings add some spice-of-life with favorites such as jerk chicken or the national dish, ackee and saltfish. Its fruit selection is an experience unto itself, going beyond coconuts and mangoes. Travelers can indulge in june plums and sugar apples
The sights of Montego Bay Second in size only to Kingston, the country’s capital, Montego Bay is the first place travelers go for the full Jamaican experience. The city itself provides a glimpse into iconic Jamaican culture; it is a bustling city in which the country’s vibrancy and island mentality permeate the streets, making for a refreshing cultural experience.Just moments from the excitement are some of the island’s biggest highlights, including the turquoise waters of Doctor’s Cave Beach and the historic White Witch Golf course in Rose Hall. The Rose Hall Plantation, just a few miles east of Montego Bay, provides not only a quiet respite from the other resorts on the island, but an area rich in history.
The luxuries of Rose Hall The Rose Hall Plantation was built near the Northern Estates of Montego Bay for a reason—its views and beachfronts are some of the best in the area. Tucked away from most of the city, the Iberostar Grand Rose Hall takes advantage of the pristine beaches and peaceful settings.
The best time to go
Warm weather year-round makes Montego Bay an ideal destination anytime of the year, although the island does have a rainy season in the fall.