The tourist destination of Jamaica is the third largest Caribbean island, the birthplace of the legendary Bob Marley who has his own museum called the Museum of Bob Marley (Bob Marley Museum). Stresses its vegetation and its always blue water beaches. In Jamaica you can enjoy canoeing, rafting, horseback riding or enjoying its beaches.
The island was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1494 and belonged to Spain until 1655, when the English conquered Penn for England until 1962 to achieve independence. The main port is Port Royal, founded by the British in 1656.
Throughout its history the island of Jamaica had sugar plantations and rum production, moreover, was known as a meeting place for pirates, pirates and buccaneers. The latter ended up being a haven for fugitives, and was known as “the most depraved city of the whole Earth.” Today much of its population of African descent, but there are also people of European descent, Chinese, Indian and Arabic.
Physical beauty and diversity of the island attracts visitors from all over the world. Plan several days to explore it, since the island is larger and more varied than it expected. Your stay can include horseback riding, canoeing, rafting, or ballooning, underwater fishing, mountain bike, or relax in a hammock.
Starts swimming in the white sand beaches, waterfalls continue to dream, visit the Blue Lagoon, yes, the one where Brooke Shields filmed the famous movie of the same name. Climb to the peaks of the Blue Mountains, 2 thousand feet above sea level, the hippie town of Negril or discover the commercial center of Kingston, where you’ll find products from all over the globe.
When is the best time to visit Jamaica?
One of the biggest factors in planning your trip to Jamaica is to decide when to go. In deciding whether you should consider three important aspects:
If you want to lower costs in your holiday travel, and do not mind encountering rain, summer is a great time to get going. If you want to avoid the rain and do not mind paying more and either do not care to “enjoy” the crowds, winter is perfect for your visit.
2) High Season
The high season is during the winter season with Christmas and Easter. The winter season runs from mid-December to mid April, making it the most popular time to visit Jamaica and require much planning.
Reservations must be made 2 or 3 months before the winter season you want to visit to ensure your visit and get some hotels and hostels in Jamaica. Some even need to reserve at least 1 year in advance. At this time of year can be the most propitious moment for a great vacation to visit Montego Bay, but not necessarily the best, and that this increase in tourism leads to increased prices, and of course the crowds of tourists coming to the island
3) Time in Jamaica:
Jamaica enjoys a warm tropical climate with an average temperature throughout the year, making it one of the best travel destinations in your place when it’s winter residence.
Storms in Jamaica are practically nonexistent, but weather patterns can change rapidly, especially during hurricane season. While temperatures along the coast just fluctuate, mountainous areas in the interior of the island are a bit cooler.