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The English colonialists never completed the Savanna-la-Mar Fort at the foot of Great George St...
At the north end of town by the roundabout known as Hendon Circle is the very handsome Manning’s School, built in 1738 and named after Westmoreland planter Thomas Manning.
The most interesting building is the Sav courthouse, built in 1925, where there’s a fountain made of cast iron, inscribed with the words, ‘Keep the pavements dry...
This church, opposite the courthouse, was built in 1905. It’s uninspired, but has a stately pipe organ that was dedicated in 1914.
Come here for Jamaica's default snack – a patti, plus a few sweeter treats. It's a quick skip from the transportation center.
A good choice for outdoor pursuits such as river kayaking (US$50 per person) and hiking.
Warning: don't walk past this artistically attired Rasta shack that's been defying hurricanes, dodgy drivers and all else in Belmont since 1977; it's simply too good to miss...
There are actually two small Belmont Beaches, but one is too rocky to relax on and the other is a major mooring point for fishing boats...
Well signed from the Winston Jones Hwy (A2), this beach is a swathe of pale sand that frames the dark-blue water like a ribbon; a beach as beautiful as it is ignored by foreign tourists (although it’s quite popular w...
Run by a German expat; leads tours (in English and German) all across the island.
Many monuments make a political statement, and the memorial to reggae superstar Peter Tosh, plunked a kilometer south of Bluefields on the beach road in Belmont, is no exception...
Go with Brian the Bush Doctor out on the sea and into the jungle, or stay at his friendly little cottage.
Philip Gosse was one of the great polymaths of his time: the man who both popularized the aquarium and modified its design, and illustrator of gorgeously detailed renditions of Jamaican birdlife...
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