Top things to do in Ocho Rios, Port Antonio & the North Coast

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 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 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 Gastronomy in Priory & Around

Stush in the Bush

Stush in the Bush is an organic farm-to-table Rasta dining experience, and home to some of the best food you'll eat in your entire trip to Jamaica. Your experience here starts with a walking tour of the farm, learni…
Top Choice Italian in Reggae Beach to Boscobel Beach


In a gingerbread house, this is one of the finest restaurants in Jamaica. It's run by two gracious Italians who use the freshest local ingredients in the recipes – the manager greets guests and explains the use of l…
Top Choice Seafood in Port Antonio

Wilkes Seafood

This place looks like an unassuming beach bar from the front, but is a delightful small restaurant inside, overlooking the sea and with a semi-open kitchen that lets the cooking aromas make you hungry. Nothing you o…
Top Choice Italian in Port Antonio

The Italian Job

This is a jolly, Italian-run, checked-tablecloth sort of a place, with great pasta dishes, pizza and salads, plus crepes for dessert. Keep an eye on the specials board too, as the chef puts a great twist on local of…
Top Choice Music in St Ann’s Bay

Rebel Salute

The biggest roots reggae concert in Jamaica goes down on the second Saturday in January at Plantation Cove outside St Ann's Bay. The two-day festival is a must for any reggae fan.
Top Choice Historic Building in Galina Point & Little Bay


Set amid wide lawns high atop a hill 5km east of Oracabessa and 5km west of Port Maria, Firefly was the home of Sir Noël Coward, the English playwright, songwriter, actor and wit, who was preceded at this site by th…