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History & Culture
The river mouth in Glistening Waters is one of the few places in Jamaica that still offers good fishing for tarpon, known as the ‘silver bullet’ for its feisty defense on a line. No license is required...
Jamaica has recently appeared on the radar for kite-boarders thanks, in part, to its inclusion in the 2010 World Cup...
Boating & Cruises
Horseback & Animal Rides
The lovely grounds of this center, west of Half Moon Village, are a nice slice of the Kentucky bluegrass in paradise with well-kept horses...
Sports & Games
A par-71 championship course, this is perhaps the most splendid of the three championship-level golf courses around Ironshore. Green fees cover caddy and cart. Rates go down from May through December.
Robert Trent Jones-designed, par-72 course – you pay extra for cart rental (US$45) and caddy (US$20).
Major LPGA golfers compete in a short-timeframe ‘raceway golf’ tournament.
Inexplicably popular, this operation seemed down-at-the-heels when we visited.
Theatres, Concert Halls & Cinemas
Screens latest releases in the Blue Diamond Shopping Centre.
This is a links-type course known for its blind-shot holes. It was undergoing a change in ownership to the Breezes Resort Group at time of writing.
The two most famous Jamaican courses can be found near Montego Bay...
One of the most well-established outfits on the north coast, located in Montego Bay in the Royal DeCameron Hotel.
Includes fairly comprehensive tours of the south coast.
For trips along the Martha Brae, near Falmouth on the northwest coast, within easy day-tripping distance of Montego Bay and Ironshore.
An outfit that offers a catamaran adventure on swift boats specially designed for partying, with an open bar and a snorkeling stop in the marine park. Cruises depart from Doctor’s Cave Beach Club...
Runs a cultural, educational and historical tour (US$60, 8am to 3:30pm Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) to Maroon Town, south of MoBay.
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