>Imagine glorious beaches, tropical weather, red sunsets, jerk chicken, reggae, rum and warm friendly people – you are imagining Jamaica. A large and diverse island located in the Western Caribbean with tropical temperatures year round, Jamaica is an ideal honeymoon resort for those wanting to combine luxurious relaxation with colourful fun and laughter.
Things to do:
Jamaica offers a simply huge range of activities, from relaxing in a spa or on the golf course through to edge-of-your-seat river rafting or rally driving. Other activities that honeymooners to Jamaica can choose from include bicycle tours in the mountains, river jeep safaris, eco-adventure trails, golf clubs, cruises, horseback riding, swimming with dolphins, Jamaican art and craft galleries, watersports, botanical gardens and much, much more.
Ochos Rios hosts an annual Easter carnival, Montego Bay a Jazz festival in February and there is an Independence weekend celebration in Negril at the end of July.
Places to stay:
With places to stay suiting every budget, from B&B’s to apartments, villas to luxury hotels, honeymoon visitors to Jamaica are spoilt for choice.
Kingston is the heart of Jamaica, offering shopping, fine dining and Caribbean city living.
Montego Bay mixes incredible natural beauty with a multitude of shops, restaurants and clubs, as well as championship golf courses, lavish resorts and legendary Colonial great houses. Centrally located, it is considered the tourist ‘hub’ of the island, with the legendary nightlife of the ‘Hip Strip’.
Negril is a favourite destination for honeymooners, offering sandy beaches, scuba diving, gourmet dining and picturesque coasts. On the west coast, it boasts arguably the best beaches on the island, with calm, clear water and stunning evening sunsets.
Ochos Rios is home to many luxury grand resorts, and also to stunning waterfalls, beaches and rivers. It offers a mixture of beaches, shopping and sightseeing.
When travelling abroad, you should always take out some form of honeymoon or travel insurance before you go. Policies can offer cover against delay or cancellation, lost baggage and importantly medical costs should you fall ill whilst abroad.