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Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean, and the most populous English-speaking island in that region. The island of Jamaica is home to the Blue Mountains inland, and is surrounded by a narrow coastal plain. Most major towns and cities are located on the coast.

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• Montego Bay

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay is known for its duty free shopping and cruise line terminal at its Free Port on a beautiful, man-made peninsula jutting into the bay. Its sheltered Doctor's Cave Beach with clear turquoise waters is one of the most famous beaches on the island …

• Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Ocho Rios (also known by the nickname Ochie) is a town on the northern coast of Jamaica, located in the parish of Saint Ann. It is a popular tourist destination, well known for scuba diving and other water sports as well as a famous stop for cruise ships going into the Caribbean …

• Negril

Negril, Jamaica

Negril is a large beach resort located across parts of two Jamaican parishes, Westmoreland and Hanover. The name Negril is a shortened version of Negrillo, as it was originally named by the Spanish in 1494. The name is thought to be a reference to the black cliffs south of the village …

Regions of Jamaica: Montego Bay AreaPortlandSaint James
Saint MaryTrelawnyWestmoreland

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• Boscobel

Boscobel, Jamaica

Boscobel is located in St. Mary Parish on the north shore of Jamaica, ten miles east of Ocho Rios. It is home to Ian Fleming International Airport and is located approximately half-way between Montego Bay and Kingston …

• Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay, Jamaica

Discovery Bay is a town in Saint Ann Parish on the northern coast of Jamaica. The city is also known locally as Dry Harbour Bay, because it sits in the shadow of the Dry Harbour Mountains in St. Ann. There is a dispute as to whether Christopher Columbus first landed in Discovery Bay or Sevilla la Nueva …

• Kingston

Kingston, Jamaica

Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island. It faces a natural harbour protected by the Palisadoes, a long sand spit which connects the town of Port Royal and the Norman Manley International Airport to the rest of the island …

• Mandeville

Mandeville, Jamaica

Mandeville has a town square, parish church and clock tower, and many large, elegant early nineteenth-century houses line the winding streets in the town centre. The grassy square is somewhat like a village green and Mandeville has been described as the most English town in Jamaica …

• Port Antonio

Port Antonio, Jamaica

Port Antonio is the capital of the parish of Portland on the northeastern coast of Jamaica, about 60 miles (100 km) from Kingston. It is the island's third largest port, famous as a shipping point for bananas and coconuts, as well as one of its most important tourist attractions …

• Rose Hall

Rose Hall, Jamaica

Rose Hall is a Georgian mansion in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The most famous occupant of the house was Annie Palmer, the White Witch. Rose Hall is widely regarded to be a visually impressive house and the most famous in Jamaica. It is a mansion in Jamaican Georgian style …

• Runaway Bay

Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Runaway Bay is a town in Saint Ann Parish on the northern coast of Jamaica. Runaway Bay is a notable tourist destination located 16 km west of Ocho Rios, and slightly east of Discovery Bay. It is also the location of the Hedonism III nudist resort …

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According to a worldwide study conducted by British economists, Jamaican people are some of the happiest human beings on Earth. With miles of soft, ivory-sand beaches, lush mountains and all-night parties with a lilting reggae soundtrack, there's a lot to be happy about on the third-largest island in the Caribbean Sea. Heading west from the cruise port at Ocho Rios to the sprawling city of Montego Bay and the remote beaches of Negril, Jamaica's coastline is fairly blanketed with all-inclusive resorts, but nature and adventure are rarely far away …

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Christopher Columbus claimed Jamaica for Spain after first landing there in 1494. Columbus' probable landing point was Dry Harbour, now called Discovery Bay. St. Ann's Bay was the Saint Gloria of Columbus who first sighted Jamaica at this point. One mile west of St. Ann's Bay is the site of the first settlement on the island - Sevilla …

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