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.
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!
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.
Great for Families
If you want to treat your family to something a little different in 2013, a holiday to Jamaica will be hard to beat. Take advantage of the clear, coastal waters and try some snorkelling around a nearby coral reef, spotting local fish and sea creatures on your way. For an award-winning family hotel, book a stay at a Beaches Resort today.
Lessons and excursions are cheap and locatable either through your hotel or directly on the beach. To keep the younger travellers happy, consider the Sunset Beach Resort & Waterpark for an ideal Jamaica family holiday. With three pools, a private beach, waterslides and a kid’s club, this is the perfect base for your stay, whether you want to leave it or not!
Things to See
If you fancy a break from the beach, there’s a fantastic range of sights to see across the island. No holiday in Jamaica would be complete without paying a visit to Bob Marley’s former home and recording studio.
Now a museum to the King of Reggae, there’s some great exhibits and items owned by the man himself. Children get in half price and the stew served at nearby Bob’s Café was reportedly Marley’s favourite.
Things to Do
If you’re feeling adventurous, a raft ride down the Martha Brae River is well worth a go. The bamboo rafts wind slowly down the river while your guide keeps you informed about the animals and plants you see throughout the route.
This was apparently a favourite pastime of Hollywood legend Errol Flynn and is sure to be a cinematic experience of your own. For a tiny island, there’s more than enough to keep you busy.
The Rose Hall Resort and Spa is a deluxe beachfront Hilton property, overlooking the pristine Rose Hall beach, 15 miles from the centre of Montego Bay. The perfect place to stay if seeking an all-inclusive family holiday where you can choose to do as little or as much as you want! With one of the largest water park’s in the Caribbean, a full service spa and the Robert Van Hagge designed Cinnamon Hill Ocean championship golf course, you will be spoilt for choice!
Jamaica is one of the world’s most sought after exotic destinations and for good reason. The clear waters and swathes of white sandy beaches have lured travellers to its shores for generations. But why choose a holiday to Jamaica for 2013?
For a start, there’s the fantastic choice of where to stay, coupled with the most laid back, pleasure orientated atmosphere imaginable. For an all-inclusive couple's holiday like no other, book a stay at an award-winning Sandals resort. If relaxing in paradise sounds like your ideal 2013 holiday, visit lowcostholidays.com.
It’s rumoured that Ocho Rios, Spanish for “Eight Rivers”, was where Christopher Columbus first landed upon his arrival in Jamaica in the late 1400s. If that’s the case, he couldn’t have picked a better place to stop.
A holiday to Ocho Rios is like stepping into a living postcard of paradise, where the sparkling seas stretch out until they blend seamlessly with the blue sky above. The town offers a variety of tourist attractions, including great food, drink, nightlife and accommodation to suit everyone from families to honeymooners.
It’s sometimes hard to find a single place on a Jamaican holiday that hasn’t been used in a film - Bond films especially. Ocho Rios boasts a starring role in the very first Bond film, with Montego Bay playing host to Roger Moore in his initial outing as 007 in 1973.
The second largest city in Jamaica offers its visitors duty free shopping, a choice of excellent beaches, bars and restaurants and picturesque views of the nearby mountains. Live out your own Bond fantasy with a holiday to Montego Bay in 2013.
Named in the late 1400s by the Spanish, possibly due to the black cliffs that lie to the south, Negril is home to what many regard as one of the top ten beaches in the world.
With a range of hotels and resorts lining the coast, along with numerous spots for diving, snorkelling and beach side drinking, Negril is a fantastic destination for those wanting to live it up in paradise.
Great Value for Money
At a modest price, this quaint, friendly hotel is a great choice if you’re looking to enjoy a Caribbean holiday without the huge price tag. A 3 star hotel with 5 star qualities, this hotel is located just opposite the world famous Doctor's Cave Beach, making it a great place to relax and enjoy yourself. This Montego Bay hotel has a huge selection of bars and restaurants on its doorstep, as well as the Aqua Sol Beach Park.
If you’re looking for a family friendly hotel, The Sunset Jamaica Grande Resort and Spa occupies a section of beach and is the largest property on the island. Ocho Rios has a wide range of dining options available so everybody is catered for. Also close to a lively nightlife with bars, discos and live music. The island is very green and there is a variety of gardens and areas of natural beauty to visit.
Offering the ultimate all inclusive holiday for couples, the Couples Negril Hotel is close to Bloody Bay beach surrounded by 18 acres of secluded tropical gardens. Equipped with; fresh water swimming pools. Jacuzzis, sports facilities and a spa offering a range of beauty treatments guests are sure to feel relaxed and rejuvenated in no time, and with 1000 feet of white sandy beach outside you are sure to fall in love with this resort.
The Sunset at the Palms Hotel is situated on a ten acre tropical garden just feet away from a two mile stretch of golden sandy beach and minutes away from the action and music of Negril. The guest rooms located within the tropical garden are set on stilts amongst the tree-tops, offering an exciting and exotic experience for holidaymakers.
The hotel serves everything from lobster to beach snacks with a variety of freshly grown fruit and vegetables available. Drinks can be enjoyed from both the beach bar and the swim up bar, which is situated within the swimming pool. The luxury resort is perfect for families, couples and honeymooners.