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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 Beach in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Winnifred Beach

Perched on a cliff 13km east of Port Antonio is the little hamlet of Fairy Hill and a rugged dirt track. Follow that road steeply downhill and you’ll reach Winnifred Beach, yet another totally gorgeous beach that pu…
Top Choice Jamaican in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Mille Fleurs

This restaurant at Hotel Mocking Bird Hill offers some of the best haute Jamaican cuisine on the island, savored on a gorgeous terrace and served with a sense of elegance and intimacy. The locally sourced organic me…
Top Choice Jamaican in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Woody’s

This truly brilliant spot – with an outdoor patio and an indoor counter that doubles as a local meeting place – prepares tremendous hot dogs and burgers, grilled cheese and Jamaican dinners to order. There's a great…
Beach in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Frenchman’s Cove

This beautiful little cove just east of Drapers boasts a small but perfect white-sand beach, where the water is fed by a freshwater river that spits directly into the ocean. The area is owned by the Frenchman’s Cove…
Beach in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

San San Beach

San San is a gorgeous private beach used by residents of the villas on Alligator Head, and guests of the Goblin Hill, Fern Hill and Jamaica Palace hotels. The bay is enclosed by a reef that’s wonderful for snorkelin…
Fusion in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Bush Bar

Set in a veranda that overlooks the jungle and the ocean and ensconced in multiple layers of hip, the restaurant at Gee Jam offers an immaculate Asian-Jamaican fusion experience, replete with cocktails as neon-brigh…
Landmark in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Trident Castle

A strange slice of Ruritania in the Caribbean, this folly on a headland 3km from Port Antonio was built in the 1970s by the (in)famously eccentric Baroness Elisabeth Siglindy Stephan von Stephanie Thyssen, also know…
Italian in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

San San Tropez

The enormous menu here has one focus: Italian food, home-cooked and cooked right. It’s relatively simple stuff (if you’ve ever been to an Italian restaurant, you can probably recite the menu from rote memory), well-…