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Destination: Jamaica

WHY TO VISIT JAMAICA

Jamaica is quite poor and populous but it is an idyllic destination because of its climate, gorgeous landscapes and its culture full of African influences but marked by slavery.

Kingston, the capital, isn’t well known just for its troubles, it is also a very lively city with culturally diverse character. The main attractions of this lush, green city are the Bob Marley Museum, the historical centre, the craft market and its bustling streets.

To the north-east, Long Bay is a great surf spot that is be very popular with surfing enthusiasts, but it is also a beautiful pink sand beach with warm turquoise waters that invite you to relax.

To the northwest, Montego Bay will seduce you with its typical Jamaican atmosphere; the lively port, nightlife, beaches, golf courses, various handicrafts and diverse water sports.

Closer to the center is Cockpit Country, a wonderful site you can see by helicopter.

Try to visit Negril, not only for the beauty of its beach, but also you can easily meet and get to know the local residents.

Needless to say, your visit will be accompanied by the sounds of reggae and the memory of Bob Marley: A great escapist vacation...

 

WHAT TO SEE IN JAMAICA

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WHEN TO GO TO JAMAICA

Best period to visit Jamaica is from xxx to xxxx.

Jamaica has a tropical maritime climate, with temperatures with little variation, mostly between 27 and 30 ° C on the coasts and around 20 ° C in the mountains. A rainy period occurs between May and December, with relatively moderate and rather sporadic rainfall. Between June and November, cyclones can occur. You can travel to Jamaica at any time, but the tourist season is in full swing from December to April, resulting in higher prices and a more compact crowd on the beaches. The period from May to October will allow you to be more quiet and save money but the heat and humidity will be a little more annoying.

Following a list of typical festival and celebrations of Jamaica.

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HOW TO REACH AND TRAVEL THROUGH JAMAICA

For travelling within the country, renting a scooter or motorcycle is very convenient. Buses are slow and irregular, but very inexpensive and a great way to meet people.

by plane, main airports are:

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by train

by car

GENERAL INFORMATION ON JAMAICA

country entry requirements: No visa is required for a stay for less than 30 days.

health tips & vaccination: do not drink tap water.

local currency: Jamaican dollar

local time zone: GMT-5

electricity: 

mobile phone operators: 

WHAT TO DO IN JAMAICA

typical food in Jamaica

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souvenirs from Jamaica

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Source

http://www.thebesttimetovisit.com/

http://www.roughguides.com/