Jamaica Holidays in 2014

Negril, Jamaica

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Enjoy Holidays to Jamaica

With its African-influenced culture, diverse landscape and vibrant cities, Jamaica holidays are in a class of their own. As one of the World’s most sought after exotic destinations, it’s array of white sandy beaches and clear waters have welcomed travellers to its shores for generations. With a fantastic choice of hotels, combined with a laid back lifestyle and lively atmosphere, holidays to Jamaica offers a slice of perfect paradise.

Dig a little deeper and you'll discover this island has a fascinating past and cultural heritage setting it apart from other destinations. Jamaica holidays dance to a rhythm all of their own with breathtaking scenery, lively cities, luxurious resorts and a diverse history. It’s fair to say, this Caribbean delight can never be explored enough. Whatever your holiday requirements, Jamaica offers endless opportunities for action and relaxation in equal measure – sun-kissed beauty, delectable local cuisine and a whole lot of fun.

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A Caribbean Island Escape

Enjoy water sports at Lime Cay and Ochos Rio, chill out at the famous Negril beach or swim in the mineral springs at Montego Bay. When the sun goes down, Jamaica holidays have something to suit every taste, dine in style at one of Kingston's top international restaurants, enjoy rum and jerk chicken with the locals in a beach shack or party to the sounds of reggae.

With one of the most dramatically beautiful landscapes of all the Caribbean islands, Jamaica is a haven for outdoor lovers. The banks of golden sand on the countless beaches provide brilliant snorkelling, sunbathing and strolling opportunities, whilst the glorious Blue Mountains are popular with hikers, mountain-bikers, and general explorers.

Within the cities and towns, there is a whole new atmosphere to soak up, with a vibrant, bustling energy and multiple insights into the country’s fractured past. In the evenings, when the sun is setting, there is no better way to enjoy holidays to Jamaica than to pour out the rum, turn up the music, and dance ‘til dawn.

Discover Jamaica’s Secrets

For those who crave variety, you won’t be disappointed. The west coast and famous Montego Bay is the hub of the country’s reggae-infused culture, with relaxed rhythms and rum in the sun. The lazy lagoons and laid-back pace of this region are set aside its strong, religious influence, with many Christian churches and relics scattered across the landscape.

Kingston is the bustling heartbeat of the country, brimming over with impressive landmarks including the famous Liberty Hall and Emancipation Square. Take time to get to know the city; wander its streets, soak up the atmosphere, sample the local cuisine in its many cafes and restaurants and discover a past shaped by immense national pride.

Ocho Rios and the surrounding north coast are the place to go for any nature lovers on holidays to Jamaica. With stunning valleys, breathtaking mountain ranges, impressive river falls and numerous, colourful reefs on offer, the sport and adventure opportunities here are numerous. Ocho Rios itself is renowned for being Columbus’ first landing site – follow in his footsteps and explore the wonders of the Jamaican countryside for yourself with a stay at the tropical Jamaica Inn!

Important Information

Travel Information
Language: English, Creole/Patios
Currency: Jamaican Dollar (JMD)
Local time: GMT -5 hours
Local airport: Montego Bay
Flight time: 9 hours 45 minutes

Rooms On The Beach Ocho Rios Family Room

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Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Based on 2 sharing, Bed & Breakfast, 7 nts, from Manchester more info >

Flight + Hotel from £627.50 pp

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The Cardiff Hotel & Spa

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Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Based on 2 sharing, Room Only, 7 nts, from Manchester more info >

Flight + Hotel from £685.00 pp

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Samsara Hotel

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Negril, Jamaica

Based on 2 sharing, Bed & Breakfast, 7 nts, from London Gatwick more info >

Flight + Hotel from £746.00 pp

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Rooms On The Beach Negril Max 2 Pax

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Negril, Jamaica

Based on 2 sharing, Bed & Breakfast, 7 nts, from Birmingham Intl more info >

Flight + Hotel from £758.00 pp

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Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort

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Montego Bay, Jamaica

Based on 2 sharing, All Inclusive, 7 nts, from London Gatwick more info >

Flight + Hotel from £805.00 pp

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Great for Couples

If you’ve been searching for that perfect honeymoon destination or extra special trip with a loved one, Jamaica’s hard to beat. With its white sands, sparkling blue water and punchy rum cocktails, you may find yourself falling in love all over again!

With a number of resorts designed exclusively for couples, perfect for those wanting to explore an exotic paradise together or just soak up the sun on some of the finest beaches in the world.

Beach Paradise

When you first arrive on the island, it can be hard to choose a beach from the miles of picturesque coastline on offer, so where do you start?

Negril beach, one of Jamaica’s most lusted after stretch of coast, provides an excellent starting point for your holiday to Jamaica. However, half the fun is venturing out until you find that perfect beach for the two of you. You certainly won’t be short on choice!

Adventurous Couples

Feeling brave? A candlelit tour of Rose Hall, the former home of Jamaica’s White Witch Annie Palmer, is bound to get goose bumps out of even the hardiest of travellers.

The creepy tales of love, murder and mystery are expertly relayed by the tour guides and the visit ends with a trip to the dungeon, now a tavern, where you can try the potent “Witches Brew” cocktail. If you weren’t feeling brave before this potent potion, you will be after!

Where to Stay

If you want to make your holiday perfect, you won’t do much better than the exclusive and luxurious Couples Sans Souci Hotel in Ocho Rios. This adults only resort is perfect for couples and all of its 150 suites face the ocean with the majority including private terraces or balconies.

Great food, spa treatments, water skiing, golf and a host of other activities are available should you want them. This is one hotel guaranteed to make your holiday here a magical trip to remember.