Cheap Vacations To Montego Bay, Jamaica


Montego Bay is Jamaica’s second largest city and is the main tourist destination of the country. This destination offers travelers the options of rest and relaxation or adventure or exhilarating adventures and rowdy nightlife. Montego Bay is known for its duty-free shopping, snorkeling, nightlife and natural beauty making it the perfect Jamaican getaway.


Weather: 15 C – 35 C
Language: English
Currency: The Jamaican Dollar (J) ; $1 CD = J $91.9 (as of December 3, 2012)

Getting There & Getting Around

The Sir Donald Sangster International Airport services the Montego Bay area and is the largest airport on the island.

Bus: Your hotel can provide you with information on routes and schedules. Taking the bus is an affordable way to travel and is cheaper than taking a taxi, unless you have a large group.

Taxi: Taxis are available from anywhere, but make sure you are getting into a licensed taxis not an unmarked cab. This is a more comfortable way to travel compared to the bus.

Tour Bus: This is popular form of travel among tourists and provides transportation to popular scenic areas and day trips.


Coyaba Beach Resort & Club         ★★★★☆

The Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa        ★★★★★

Iberostar Rose Hall Beach          ★★★★★

Sunset Beach Resort & Spa          ★★★★☆


Bamboo Rafting
Lazily float down the river in a 30 ft bamboo raft while admiring the tropical jungle around you.

Craydon on the Mountains
This plantation offers tours through the jungle to explore tropical flowers and fruits that you will get to taste while enjoying a barbeque lunch.

Fort Montego
The oldest Fort in Jamaica built to protect the island from invasions.

Luminous Lagoon
This lagoon glows when it’s disturbed allowing you to look at the fish under the surface.

Reggae Sumfest
This is the largest concert festival in Jamaica, taking place each year in mid-July in Montego Bay and features a variety of Jamaican reggae artists such as Damian “Junior Gong” Marley and Stephen Marley, stars like Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man, 50 Cent, Baby Cham, and Rihanna.

Rocky Point Stables at Half Moon
Ride horseback along jungle trails or on the beach. Don’t know how to ride? They also offer lessons or you can take a horse and carriage.

Rose Hall Great House
This Jamaican mansion comes with a great witch tale and ghost story that has circulated the area for years.

The Shoppes at Rose Hall
These duty-free boutiques offer brand names. There’s also a gourmet restaurant and java house.

Restaurants & Nightlife

Blue Beat
This club serves Caribbean cuisine with an Asian flare and is a popular hang out for locals, tourists and even celebrities such as director Spike Lee.

The Brewery
Disguised during the day as a pub restaurant, this venue comes alive at night with the sounds of Reggae seeping through the walls.

Coral Cliff
This club has something for everyone with comedians or cabaret and music from Jazz to Latin and of course Reggae.

Day O Plantation Restaurant
This restaurant specializes in Jamaican cuisine and is enveloped in tropical gardens.

The Houseboat Grill
This restaurant’s unique location make it a dining experience.

The Pelican Restaurant

Pork Pit Restaurant
This place is serving up numerous varieties of jerk. From chicken and shrimp to ribs and buffalo wings, if you can dream it they can jerk it.

Sugar Mill Restaurant
This restaurant offers guests free transportation from most major hotels in teh area so there’s no excuse not to eat at this Caribbean delight.

The Twisted Kilt
Here everything is Irish but with a twist. The pub windows and terrace offer views of the Caribbean Sea and its extravagant sunsets.

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