One of Jamaica’s most internationally recognised resorts, Round Hill Hotel & Villas, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2013. The luxurious accommodations that have become synonymous with Round Hill continue to attract visitors to the secluded resort, named one of the 2011 Top 10 Classic Hotels in the World by Worth Magazine.
From October 13- 14, 2012 Montego Bay was the capital of the wonderful world of weddings. The Jamaica Bridal Expo staged its first ever event at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, showcasing some of Jamaica’s best wedding vendors and resources in The Complete Resort.
Jamaica is one of the most sought after romantic destinations in the world, let alone The Caribbean. Whether old or young, eccentric or laid back, couples from across the globe travel to the island’s shores to experience its seductive charm. When you’re looking for a cozy, private place to stay try this list of 5 Intimate Hideaways:
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Scattered on the cliffs overlooking Boston Bay, Portland (on the North east point of Jamaica), Great Huts is an oceanfront ecotourism resort described by many as “the perfect place to see the real Jamaica”. The uniquely built huts on the property create an African styled beach-jungle-cliff habitat village that presents a pleasant hideaway for the back-packing ecotourist as well as the easy-going romantic.
The black cliffs, azure waters, breathtaking sunsets and mellow vibes of Jamaica’s “Capital of Casual”, Negril have been known to seduce everyone from the luxury seekers to the to the backpacking traveler. Negril’s casual, laid-back pace and natural beauty make it a favorite escape for locals and visitors alike and the ideal destination for newlyweds celebrating the first days of their new life together.
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Negril is an exceptional place where every day holds another surprise for you. The area features some of the best snorkeling, scuba diving, jet skiing and dolphin watching as well as hiking and horseback riding tours. Frequently flocked to by thrill-seekers and sun-worshippers alike, Negril’s Seven Mile Beach boasts turquoise, see-through waters hugging a coastline of rocky cliffs and white sands that seem to trail on forever. If you’re seeking a vacation experience heavily based on relaxation and uninterrupted hours of one on one time to enjoy the majestic beauty of the Utopian coastal environment then a day spent on this beach is ideal.
Located just 30 minutes outside of Jamaica’s tourism capital Montego Bay, Tryall Club is a unique collection of one- to eight-bedroom villas in a private club setting that starts at the turquoise Caribbean Sea and continues into the Montego Bay hills. This exquisite property is one of the most exclusive gated villa resorts located among one of the world’s most beautiful golf courses.
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The former sugar plantation consists of 2,200 acres of land, which had been owned by one family for over a century. It is an area of scenic beauty, fronting one and a half miles of sea, and having a wide variety of beautiful trees. Flint River, fed by springs from the mountains, runs through the plantation for some four miles. A majestic Great House and extraordinary villas overlook the velvety green fairways of the Tryall Club’s 18-hole championship golf course and a private sand beach that dissolves into blue soothing waters.
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.
Energetic, stunning and exciting, Montego Bay summons the hedonist, gourmet and golfer in all of us to come out and play. A definite favorite among honeymooners in search of a good time, the second city is a great place to have your fill of relaxation and revelry. Treat yourself to something special with selections from Mobay’s extensive list of hotels, restaurants, attractions and nightclubs. There are options for every taste and budget in Jamaica’s “complete resort”.
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.
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With it’s sparkling white sand beaches, assortment of water sports activities and tours, pulsating nightlife and alluring cuisine Montego Bay is undoubtedly one of Jamaica’s most popular destinations. Some visitors 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 what some of our fans on Facebook had to say when we posted Travel Resources: 5 Things to Do in Montego Bay, Jamaica:
February 25, 2011 at 11:09 am | Fan Friday | No comment
Jamaica is undoubtedly one of the most romantic islands in The Caribbean and there are so many reasons for this. From intoxicating secluded beaches to serene botanical gardens, enchanting waterfalls, soothing Reggae rhythms and not to mention the warm, inviting nature of its people the list could go on for days. Fun and excitement blend with rest and relaxation within the astoundingly beautiful garden parish of St. Ann and it is here that you will find its captivating capital, Ocho Rios.
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Well known as a tourism hub, Ocho Rios is just bursting with romantic activities for couples celebrating their honeymoon and if you’ve ever wondered what it was like to swim with dolphins or sharks, then Dolphin Cove is the place to find out what a thrilling experience that is. Adjacent to the world famous Dunn’s River Falls in Ocho Rios, Dolphin Cove is Jamaica’s number one marine attraction. It has all the makings of a thrilling couples adventure; offering the excitement of interacting with not only bottlenose dolphins, but stingrays, snakes, iguanas and a host of colourful tropical birds as well!
February 19, 2011 at 6:26 pm | Weddings & Honeymoons | No comment
Whether you dream of love by the sea or on the steps of a historic great house, Jamaica has the perfect spot for you to celebrate your nuptials with a destination honeymoon. One of the best things about honeymooning in Jamaica is the variety of romantic moments couples experience while here. With acres of breathtaking white sand beaches, a bounty of tropical gardens and an ambiance drenched in romance and escape, honeymooning at Couples Swept Away is one of those experiences.
Located on 20 beautifully landscaped acres on the famous seven mile beach in Negril, an area well known for it’s dazzling sunsets and air of romance. The resort offers 312 Caribbean-style suites in a setting that is as invigorating as it is inviting, you’ll uncover the tranquility of an intimate, all-inclusive hideaway. Couples’ most private, peaceful resort offers everything you need to unwind, from yoga lessons to fine dining at gourmet restaurant and a host of other enticing activities. However you choose to spend your time at Couples Swept Away, you’ll discover unlimited opportunities to wrap yourself in its radiance.
The sights, sounds and flavours of a Jamaican wedding and honeymoon are as varied and vivid as the imagination. Our immaculate white sands, sparkling waterfalls and rivers, majestic mountains and multi-coloured gardens create magical settings in which to celebrate your special occasion. Nestled in our hills or on our beaches, we have a wide range of delightful accommodations that will nurture your romance, exceeding all your expectations.
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Many of our resorts are all-inclusive with packages that include your room, meals, drinks, activities and even the wedding ceremony itself. These charming accommodations give you the chance to have an ideal Jamaican wedding and honeymoon and best of all you can fashion everything to your dreams. Work closely with a local wedding co-ordinator to ensure the ceremony is what you have always envisioned. Limited only by the scope of your imagination and budget, the possibilities are endless.