It’s time for our weekly “Fan Friday” feature! Each week we select five of the best fan posted wall posts and/or comments on videos and articles posted to our Visit Jamaica Facebook Fan Page and publish them right here on Island Buzz just to let you all know we’ve been listening and we appreciate all your great feedback.
The parish of Portland on Jamaica’s east coast is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places on the island. With its stunning blue waters, romantic coves, remote white sand beaches, breathtaking panoramic views and some of the best food on the island Portland has long been a favourite getaway spot for everyone from celebrities to couples on their honeymoon and families on vacation. With it’s rustic charm, waterfalls, and river rafting it is perfect for any nature lover and this is part of it’s allure. Here’s how one Facebook fan responded when we posted our article Travel Resources: 5 Things to Do in Portland, Jamaica:
“Just returned from two glorious weeks in JA and most of it spent in Portland – Magical place full of friendly people. Couldn’t ask for more. One love”
With three vibrant locations in Montego Bay, Ocho Rios and Negril Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville Caribbean Bar and Grill, Jamaica is a total entertainment complex, complete with restaurants, watersports events and live entertainment. Famous for themed parties, fantastic food and serving tropical margaritas beachside, Margaritaville is one of the most popular party spots in the island. Ideal for couples, spring breakers and in general anyone looking for good food and a great time.
( via Margaritaville Caribbean )
Here’s how one fan responded when we posted the article What to Do: Margaritaville Caribbean Bar and Grill, Jamaica and asked whether anyone had visited any of the 3 vibrant locations on the island:
“YES and LOVED it…themusic was pumping the women were gorgeous and the food was…well we’re in Jamaica MON…enuff said…aahhhh…”
Located between the Blue Lagoon and Boston Bay just a mile on from the closed beach where Tom Cruise once juggled his bottles in Cocktail, Winnifred Beach is one of the most appealing beaches in all of Jamaica. Found in the Fairy Hill community in Portland on the island’s lesser traveled east coast this beach is home to a delightful reef just offshore that’s not only perfect for snorkelling, but for its clear, calm, bright-blue water justly popular with locals.
Take a look at what one fan posted in response to our article Vacation Themes: Beaches: Winnifred Beach, Jamaica:
Laurel Sue McLeod:
“The roads not that bad…. I’ll be there in 8 days can’t wait to see all my frens there again. This is the beach if you want to meet the locals. This is my 4th year vacationing in Porty, I’m obviously hooked!!!!”
With it’s sparkling white sand beaches, assortment of water sports activities and tours, pulsating nightlife and tantalizing cuisine Montego Bay is undoubtedly one of Jamaica’s most romantic destinations. Some lucky lovebirds choose Montego Bay as their destination, get there and simply let their feet tell them where to go, it’s easy to find a beach to dig your toes into or even a beach bar and grill to grab a drink and some food. Or simply kick back and enjoy the captivating beauty of the Caribbean Sea.
Here’s how our final two Facebook Fan of the week responded when we posted our article Weddings & Honeymoons: Honeymooning in Montego Bay, Jamaica and asked whether anyone had been lucky enough to have this experience:
Nina L Perugini:
“Yes, almost one year ago, and it was everything we imagined it would be! Absolutely beautiful, amazing memories. Hope to return one day!”
Emily Stonebraker Glass:
“YES I DID! The most amazing 2 weeks ever. Then we returned for every anniversary so far after that! ”
Thank you all for the great feedback and a special thanks to our Facebook Fans of the Week; Bev Fitzgerald-Bevington, Raymond DeShields, Laurel Sue McLeod, Nina L Perugini, and Emily Stonebraker Glass! If your comment wasn’t selected as one of this week’s Top 5 just keep them coming and maybe you’ll see it here next Friday!