Jamaica attractions

Top Choice Historic Site in St Ann’s Bay

Seville Great House

This historical park overlooking the sea, less than 1km west of present-day St Ann’s, marks the site of the first Spanish capital on the island – Sevilla la Nueva – and one of the first Spanish settlements in the Ne…
Top Choice Gallery in Kingston

National Gallery of Jamaica

The superlative collection of Jamaican art housed by the National Gallery is the finest on the island and should on no account be missed. As well as offering a distinctly Jamaican take on international artistic tren…
Top Choice Waterfall in Manchioneal

Reach Falls

Even in a country that abounds in waterfalls, Reach Falls stands out as one of the most beautiful places in Jamaica. The white rushing cascades are surrounded by a bowl of virgin rainforest; the water tumbles over l…
Top Choice Museum in Kingston

Bob Marley Museum

The large, creaky, colonial-era wooden house on Hope Rd, where Bob Marley lived and recorded from 1975 until his death in 1981, is the city’s most-visited site. Today the house functions as a tourist attraction, mus…
Top Choice Area in Kingston


An innovative art and permaculture scheme, Lifeyard is regenerating an area of downtown Kingston once beset with gang problems. The program is centered on an urban farming project, and its Rastafari organizers have …
Top Choice Waterfall in Ocho Rios

Irie Blue Hole

High on the White River, the heavenly Irie Blue Hole is a vision of what Dunn's River Falls was 20 years ago, and an undisputed highlight of the north coast. You make your way up a series of magical falls and blue p…
Top Choice Lagoon in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Blue Lagoon

The waters that launched Brooke Shields’ movie career are by any measure one of the most beautiful spots in Jamaica. The 55m-deep ‘Blue Hole’ (as it is known locally) opens to the sea through a narrow funnel, but is…
Top Choice Museum in Kingston

Liberty Hall

At the end of a tree-lined courtyard, decorated with cheerful mosaics and a mural depicting Marcus Garvey, stands Liberty Hall, the headquarters of Garvey’s UNIA (United Negro Improvement Association) in the 1930s. …
Top Choice Mountain in Blue Mountains

Blue Mountain Peak

Highest of the highlights, Blue Mountain Peak reaches 2256m above sea level, and no visit to the area should neglect a predawn hike to its summit for a sunrise view.
Top Choice House in Ironshore & Rose Hall

Greenwood Great House

This marvelous estate, sitting high on a hill, may not have Rose Hall's fame, but offers a far more intimate and interesting experience. Unique among local plantation houses, Greenwood survived unscathed during the …