People from around the world don’t simply travel to Jamaica for water sports and reggae music (though it’s a plus). With miles of beautiful beaches, rainforests, mystical waters, and exotic wildlife, Jamaica is a beautiful island bursting with culture and adventure. Here are 15 stunning photos of Jamaica that will inspire you to travel there.
1. The Blue Lagoon
Located in Port Antonio, Blue Lagoon is known for its mystical blue waters that change color throughout the day. Depending on the angle of the sun, the waters change from turquoise to sapphire and a deep, royal blue.
2. Doctor’s Cave Beach Club
Although the cave was destroyed by a hurricane in 1932, people from around the world travel to Doctor’s Cave to enjoy one of the most visited beaches in Montego Bay. The clear water ranges from 78 to 84°F and is perfect for water sports.
3. The Cliffs of Negril
The black hued cliffs of Negril rise 40 feet above turquoise waters, making this site perfect for cliff driving. As the sun sets, it illuminates the cliffs of this natural icon on Jamaica’s western coast.
4. Nassau Valley
The Appleton Estate, a legendary distillery in Nassau Valley, illustrates the history behind creating the best rum in the world. Visitors tour the beautiful grounds, 200-year-old pot stills, and the Estate’s barrel house, where rums age to perfection.
5. The Enchanted Gardens
Located in natural river gorge the Enchanted Gardens cover 20 acres of land, housing 14 natural waterfalls, more than 100 types of plants and trees, hidden coves, and an interactive exotic bird sanctuary.
6. Ocho Rios
Once a sleepy fishing village, Ocho Rios, a town on the north coast of Jamaica, is full of attractions and is known as the garden parish due to its overwhelming beauty.
7. Reach Falls
Reach Falls is situated amongst the exotic rain forest just 45 minutes east of Port Antonio, with natural waterfalls and secret caves, unique plants and birds, and a peaceful atmosphere.
8. Rockhouse in Negril
Travel to Rockhouse in Negril for the ultimate snorkeling adventure! The coral reef is a short excursion away from land, bursting with unimaginable and exotic marine life. Listed as one of the top underwater sites to photograph, this snorkeling destination contains underwater caves and grottoes.
9. Dunn’s River Falls
Dunn’s River Falls contains 600 feet of mystical cascading waterfalls. Named after a 19th century family who used to own the property, today, it’s no wonder the falls have become one of Jamaica’s beloved national treasures.
10. Martha Brae River
Relax while coasting down this 3-mile river on a handmade 30-fot bamboo raft surrounded by gorgeous trees and wildlife. Martha Brae is the island’s first rafting attraction offering a chance to surround yourself with nature and exquisite wildlife.
11. Rick’s Café
One of the most successful and popular restaurant and bars in Jamaica, Rick’s Café is located on a cliff in West End. The dazzling sunset view, wonderful reggae bands, and cliff diving with a 35-foot drop make this a popular tourist destination.
12. The Blue Hole
Secluded and relatively untouched, the Blue Hole is hidden in the mountains above Ocho Rios. Its 20-foot-tall waterfall, cool swimming pools, and stunning beauty make it one of the most scenic spots in Jamaica. The turquoise blue waters beg you to jump in while you take in the scenery.
13. Seven Mile Beach
Seven Mile Beach is a natural oasis and idyllic oceanfront on the shores of Negril. This 20-acre beach is the longest stretch of white-sand in Jamaica, and it also features majestic cliffs, exciting coral reefs, and tranquil, clear waters.
14. Bob Marley Museum
In honor of Jamaica’s legendary reggae musician, Bob Marley’s 19th-century home was converted into the Bob Marley Museum in 1986. It features a tour of his recording studio, personal treasures, performance memorabilia, numerous awards, and more.
15. Blue Mountain Coffee Plantation
Blue Mountain Coffee Plantation, located in Kingston, offers the coffee-lovers who travel to Jamaica a chance to tour a one-of-a-kind coffee plantation that’s 2,000 feet up in the mountains. Enjoy a nature walk uphill to view the dazzling midst-covered mountains.
Ready to travel to Jamaica?
A country filled with beautiful natural life, stunning views and experiences, and an exotic climate, travel to Jamaica to be immersed in a beauty that can only be felt, not explained. The fun, energizing atmosphere and amazing culture make this a popular destination to just enjoy life. Whether you prefer snorkeling in the sea, hiking near the mountains, or lounging on the beach, Jamaica has something wonderful in store for everyone.