The Caribbean island of Jamaica with its snow-white sandy beaches , lively cities and fascinating natural spectacles makes every vacation unforgettable.
Some of the countless hotspots on the island are Montego Bay in the northwest, the popular seaside resort of Negril with Seven Mile Beach, the famous Dunn’s River Falls , the “banana capital ” Port Antonio and the Blue Mountains near the capital Kingston, home of reggae – Legend Bob Marley.
According to Youremailverifier, Jamaica is the epitome of the Caribbean and travel professionals agree that this is where the most beautiful beaches and picturesque lagoons can be found.
COUNTRY INFORMATION JAMAICA
National languages: English and Patois
Capital: Kingston, 940,000 inhabitants
Local time: CET -6 hours / daylight saving time -7 hours
Entry requirements: Passport, which must be valid for 6 months after the intended stay.
Local currency: Jamaica dollar (JM $),
recommendation: You can usually pay in shops, hotels, restaurants, etc. with credit cards from all well-known companies. You can withdraw money from ATMs with EC cards with Maestro symbols as well as Visa and Master Card.
Power supply: 110 volts, 50 Hz. (220 volts in some hotels), adapter recommended
Best travel time: dry season from November to the beginning of May.
Food: The Caribbean can rightly be called a culinary melting pot, with each island having its own specialties. Fine fish and seafood, lobster, hearty meat stews, spicy curries and typical vegetables such as cassava, sweet potatoes and plantains are typical.
8 days round trip rental car from / to Montego Bay
- everything from a single source: can also be booked with flights from Germany / Austria / Switzerland
- from 2 people
- Performed every Saturday
Discover the varied and impressive island of Jamaica on your own with a rental car. Visit the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston, the mangrove landscape on the south coast, and a coffee plantation in the Blue Mountains. You can also relax on the beautiful beaches.
Day 1: Montego Bay
Upon arrival at Montego Bay Airport, transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: Montego Bay – Treasure Beach (approx. 100 km, approx. 3 hours)
In the morning acceptance of the rental car and drive through the Cockpit Country to the south coast. Make a detour to the YS Falls en route. These are smaller than the famous Dunn’s River Falls, but just as beautiful. In the afternoon you can go out to the Pelican Bar, located on a sandbank in the middle of the sea (advance booking required). F.
Day 3: Treasure Beach
For example, go to Black River, where you can take a boat trip on the river of the same name. Bounded by impenetrable mangrove thickets, the Black River offers the perfect habitat for crocodiles and water birds. You shouldn’t miss a visit to the cliffs of Lover’s Leap and the fishing village of Little Ochi. Here you can taste delicious fish cooked the Caribbean style. F.
Day 4: Treasure Beach – Kingston – Blue Mountains (approx. 200 km, approx. 4 h)
Passing Mandeville, arguably the most British city on the island, it goes to Kingston. A visit to the Devon House, a well-tended villa in the Gregorian style, is recommended. You can also visit the Bob Marley Museum. Continue to the guest house in the Blue Mountains (alternatively overnight stay in Kingston possible). FA
Day 5: Blue Mountains – Port Antonio (approx. 140 km, approx. 3.5 hours)
In the early morning you will experience a sightseeing tour in Forres Park, a coffee plantation not to be missed. Here you will be let in on the secret of Jamaican coffee, considered to be one of the best in the world. Then drive to Port Antonio. On the way you can visit the Castleton Botanical Garden located in the mountains. F.
Day 6: Port Antonio
After a city tour through the lively city of Port Antonio, you can relax at Frenchman’s Cove, a quiet bay with a fine sandy beach, or take a raft trip on the Rio Grande. F.
Day 7: Port Antonio – Ocho Rios (approx. 100 km, approx. 2 hours)
On the way to Ocho Rios you can visit the Sun Valley Plantation. Here you can find out everything about the diverse spices and fruits that thrive on the island. Then, explore the city of Ocho Rios on your own. At the end of the day, a visit to the famous Dunn’s River Falls is recommended. A climbing tour through the falls will refresh you for the rest of the day. F.
Day 8: Ocho Rios – Montego Bay (approx. 100 km, approx. 2 hours)
Take a trip to Columbus Park on the way to Montego Bay. Christopher Columbus set foot on the island for the first time here. Traditional sugar production is reproduced in a small open-air museum. Finally, you can visit the Greenwood Great House. The plantation villa located in the hills of Montego Bay gives a vivid impression of life during the colonial era. Then drive to Negril (daily bathing extension possible) or Montego Bay. Drop off the rental car at the airport or near the hotel. F.