Destination

Jamaica Holidays

Much more than rum and reggae

There’s more to Jamaica than rum and reggae: with its beautiful beaches, lively nightlife and layers of history, this island life is the epitome of laidback luxury.

Ease yourself into the Jamaican ‘take-it-easy’ attitude at Old Hospital Park in Montego Bay for a relaxing stroll along the strip and embrace the local culture by visiting the home and birthplace of legendary Bob Marley. For those after a bit more action, head to Negril; Ricks Café is a great hangout while Ocho Rios offers a wealth of activities and action-packed resorts for the whole family, including Dunn’s River Falls just waiting to be explored.

We recommend paying a visit to an old plantation house for a tasty of history and exploring the Blue Mountains before ending the day looking out at a stunning Caribbean sunset with a rum cocktail in hand. You won’t have to worry about a thing when visiting this slice of paradise.

 

Destination Highlights
  • Beachfront resorts and jungle retreats
  • Climb Dunns River Falls
  • Authentic Jerk beach BBQ's
  • Hike the Blue Mountain Trails
Essential Information
See Practical Information
  • Time Zone GMT -4 hours
  • Currency JMD - Jamaican Dollar
  • Visa Information British citizens do not require a visa to visit Jamaica
  • Language English
  • Flight Time Approx 10 hours; direct flights from the UK are available
  • Health Information No vaccinations required

Top Tips from our Experts

Katie

Destination Specialist

“The birthplace of jerk chicken and Bob Marley.  Why not see the highlights of Jamaica on our full day excursion which visits Nine Mile where Marley was born and buried? It then takes you to the Mausoleum, followed by a jerk lunch, and finally to Dunn’s River Falls". 

Aveenash

Destination Specialist

“For a great night out in Montego Bay, try the fresh fish at Fishbone – just off the main strip, it’s one of the best spots to sample real and traditional Jamaican food". 

Martyn

Destination Executive

: “If visiting Dunn’s River Falls, remember to take sea shoes with you to avoid slipping over, also bring a waterproof camera as professional photos can be expensive there". 

Types of Jamaica holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Frequently Asked Questions

Flights to Jamaica take approximately 9 hours and 35 minutes. There are currently at least two direct flights a week from Gatwick Airport to Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and three flights a week to Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. Alternatively, there are indirect options from other UK airports. 

Doctors Beach in Montego Bay, Seven Mile Beach in Negril, and Calabash Beach in Treasure Beach are some of the best beaches in Jamaica. The beach at Bamboo Beach Club is also popular in Ocho Rios.

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Unique

GeeJam

Jamaica

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GeeJam
Unique

Strawberry Hill

Jamaica

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Strawberry Hill
Swimming pool

Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay

Montego Bay

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Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay

Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort and Private Island

Montego Bay

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Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort and Private Island

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