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Embark on cultural adventure in Jamaica’s buzzing capital
The heart of the island, Kingston is Jamaica’s cultural hub known for its iconic nightlife and Bob Marley Museum. Nestled between the Blue Mountains and the seventh largest harbour in the world, Kingston is a must-visit for anyone looking to experience modern Jamaica. Wander the streets of Kingston’s Uptown and New Kingston where you’re sure to embark upon a collection of upmarket hotels, restaurants and bars as well as Emancipation Park, with the famous Redemption Song statue proudly symbolising the end of slavery. Downtown, you’re sure to find a wealth of historic structures, street markets and one of the Caribbean’s finest art museums.
Delight in exotic wildlife when climbing Blue Mountain Peak
The highest mountain in Jamaica standing proud at 7,402 feet, Blue Mountain Peak offers a 14-mile trek that is the perfect day out for lovers of the outdoors. This 7-hour hike offers unmatched views of stunning Jamaican scenery that will both thrill and inspire you. Take time to notice the tree ferns as well as the bamboo and eucalyptus trees that line the mossy path as you ascend the mountain. Listen out for the calls of exotic birds while you marvel at dazzling wildflowers on a one-of-a-kind ramble.
Immerse yourself in Jamaica’s vibrant and dynamic culture
Indulge in world-favourite Jamaican cuisine that is nothing short of a taste sensation. Enjoy stunning exotic fruits, fragrant spices and of course, jerk. Sip on a cold can of Red Stripe beer while watching the world go by on this soulful island that dances to the beat of its own drum. Throughout the year, there are plenty of music festivals for you to let your hair down and enjoy various genres of island music, including reggae, ska and traditional folk music.
Explore Jamaica’s past in quintessential Falmouth
If you’re a lover of historic architecture, Falmouth’s buildings and structures remain relatively unchanged from when they were first built in the early to mid-1800s, offering a window into what was once a wealthy Georgian town. In modern-day Falmouth, this quintessential Jamaican town blends old and new and offers the perfect day out with access to a range of stunning rafting rivers, a swamp safari and even a rum tour.