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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...
Lakes, Rivers & Waterfalls
We tend to roll out eyes whenever a tourism board or travel show describes a place as ‘magical,’ but Glistening Waters, also known as ‘Luminous Lagoon,’ actually lives up to the hype...
Horseback & Animal Rides
The lovely grounds of this center, just west of Half Moon Village, are a nice slice of the Kentucky bluegrass in paradise; the horses here are well-kept, and many are ex-racehorses...
One of the most well-established outfits on the north coast, located in Montego Bay in the Royal DeCameron Hotel.
Theatres, Concert Halls & Cinemas
Shows hourly screenings of an engaging documentary on Marley’s life in a 68-seat theater...
Screens latest releases in the Blue Diamond Shopping Centre.
Inexplicably popular, this operation seemed down-at-the-heels when we visited.
Sports & Games
The two most famous Jamaican courses can be found near Montego Bay...
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.
Major LPGA golfers compete in a short-timeframe ‘raceway golf’ tournament.
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).
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.
Boating & Cruises
We’ve had a reliably good time with this outfit that offers a catamaran adventure (US$65, 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 6pm Monday through Saturday) on swift boats specially designed for partying, with an open bar and a sno...
History & Culture
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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