Located 50 miles southwest of Montego Bay (just one hour and 15 minutes from Sangster International Airport), the beach town of Negril is a favorite escape among expats and Jamaicans alike, who call it “the capital of casual” and flock here on their holidays. Aside from its ideal location–close to waterfalls, blue holes and idyllic fishing villages like Bluefields and Little Bay–and its tourist amenities, here are five reasons to stay in Negril.
Category: Things To Do
January 29, 2015
An hour away from Montego Bay and a stone’s throw from Ocho Rios, Falmouth is ideally placed for quick hops or short drives to several stunning white-sand beaches in either direction.
December 16, 2014
I love the water, but unless it’s pretty warm I typically spend more time looking at it, than actually in it. I don’t like being cold, but goose bumps are the type of thing you tend not to notice when you’re holding a sting ray. For many Dolphin Cove visitors, the highlight of their day is swimming with bottlenose dolphins in a natural lagoon in the Caribbean Sea. The three-acre marine park offers a few different options to interact with dolphins ranging from standing in knee deep water to actually swimming with one or two dolphins. But dolphins aren’t the only sea creatures competing for your attention at Dolphin Cove.
December 5, 2014
Jamaica’s Luminous Lagoon–also known as Glistening Waters–is located just an hour north of Montego Bay, in Falmouth. It’s a popular and easy trip to make either from Mo Bay and even Negril.
November 9, 2014
Montego Bay isn’t just home to luxury all-inclusive mega resorts. Outside of those gates, the resort town caters to its locals with some of the best fine dining in Jamaica. Here are a few top picks if you find yourself in Mo Bay and want to celebrate a special occasion, or treat yourself outside those resort gates.
October 23, 2014
One thing is certain: Jamaica’s north coast offers more fun outdoor activities than can be experienced in a day, or even a month. It can be difficult to select among the best excursions from Falmouth, so here are five of my top picks.