Now that the Experience Jamaica 2013 promotion has launched, Jamaican residents can look forward to a season of savings on their upcoming vacations.
Look out for the campaign as they take the news of great deals around the island. Experience Jamaica road shows will take place in Montego Bay on May 11 and on the south coast in Mandeville on April 13. Expect to enjoy fun activities for children, prizes and giveaways plus exciting offers on accommodation, transportation and tours.
Come out to learn about the incredible vacation values from newcomers like Jamaica Swamp Safari and south coast favourites YS Falls, returning to Experience Jamaica promotion after 2 years. Also, tune in or stop by the Experience Jamaica outside broadcasts on June 7 in Negril, July 19 in Ocho Rios and on October 11 in Kingston.
Known to be one of the most romantic getaways in the world Jamaica’s landscape is filled with stunning waterfalls, streams, rivers, forests, mountains and plains promising endless activities for couples to engage in. It is for this very reason that the island
For couples looking for more than tropical beaches and luxury resorts, Jamaica’s sleepy South Coast is an ideal location for a laid back, semi-secluded romantic honeymoon getaway. Travelling on the magnetic South Coast, you’ll discover a treasure chest of coves and bays, where the Caribbean meets the island’s sandy and sometimes rocky shores. A mixture of dark and white-sand stretches, rocky coves, fishermen’s enclaves and secluded swimming spots, the South Coast’s shores promise a range of possibilities off the beaten path of Jamaica’s more popular North Coast.
Jamaica’s South Coast is a destination well known for its untouched beauty and natural wonders. Complete with charming fishing villages, miles of untamed beaches, excellent food, magnificent panoramic views over deep blue sea, wooded valleys and old plantations (to name a few) this rustic piece of paradise has immense appeal.
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Nestled within a secluded valley on the less traveled South Coast, YS Falls is one of the most beautiful and pristine natural attractions in Jamaica. On this nature-based attraction located on a working cattle and horse farm vacationers are invited to enjoy an intimate experience with a spectacular 7-tiered cascading waterfall surrounded by lush vegetation, exciting canopy rides which carreen you down the alley high above the falls, river tube rides and spectactular views. A tractor drawn jitney takes you through a working thoroughbred horse and cattle farm to the hidden valley – home to the waterfalls.
There’s more to Jamaica than just scrumptious food, stunning beaches and vibrant nightlife. The island is bejeweled with fascinating hidden gems and natural wonders suited for anyone looking for an off the beaten path adrenaline rush or simply a tranquil day amongst seductive scenery. Numerous navigable rivers and exhilarating waterfalls offer a number of exciting opportunities for activities and adventures. To help you decide which ones to visit here’s a list of 5 Must See Rivers and Waterfalls in Jamaica:
Dunn’s River Falls in Ocho Rios is one of Jamaica’s most celebrated national treasures. It is hands down the island’s most frequented waterfall and one of most popular attractions in the Caribbean. This 600-foot majestic waterfall, known as “the Niagara of Jamaica” sees thousands of visitors from around the world each year climbing the limestone rock formation as water cascades past them and splashes into the ocean below. A truly outstanding treasure for everyone from the adventurous tourist to the more cautious individuals and an experience the whole family can truly enjoy together.
Jamaica’s South Coast is a destination well known for its untouched beauty and natural wonders but rum connoisseurs may also know that it is the of home the island’s most famous brand of rum, Appleton Estate. To appease the appetites of those curious as to what the process of rum-making entails there is the Appleton Estate Rum Tour. This historic tour of Jamaica offers a glimpse back into time to the beginning of a nation and covers much of the islands history from the very first use of the Appleton estate in the early 1600′s through the entire history of slavery and settlement to the modern times of today where they are now the largest manufacturer of premium rum.
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You will take a timeless journey through the soul of the finest rums in the world to discove discover how they have been produced and blended over the centuries. The Appleton Estate has been blending rums since 1749 and the Rum Distillery is sited beside the Black River in one of the most beautiful valleys in Jamaica, south of Montego Bay. The guided tour gives visitors an inside look at the rum-making process. Visitors watch resident donkey “Pax” demonstrate how juice was extracted from sugarcane in the 18th century. From there the tour takes visitors to the Distillery & Aging House where the diffrent methods of distillation are shown. Visitors are then able to juice their own cane, sample white rum and boil “wet sugar”.
Complete with charming fishing villages, miles of untamed beaches, excellent food, magnificent panoramic views over deep blue sea, wooded valleys and old plantations (to name a few) the rustic South Coast of Jamaica is a piece of paradise lesser traveled than the more popular North Coast. Enjoy views of the sweeping Pedro Bluff, the jagged shoreline of Cutlass Bay and miles of the bluest sea. Add centuries old great houses, natural waterfalls and wetlands to create an atmosphere for adventure, quiet wonder and relaxation.
The South Coast’s quiet shores and verdant highlands are (in addition to being excellent spots to watch the sunset) also perfect for viewing Jamaica’s colourful collection of tropical birds. If you’re thinking about visiting Jamaica’s South Coast and are wondering just what sorts of activities you might be able to lose yourselves in while visiting one of the islands most untainted spots then this list of things to do should do you some good:
The name says it all. One of Jamaica’s hidden gems, the south coast district of Treasure Beach is an authentically laid back, off the beaten path destination for anyone looking for a dreamy, secluded vacation outside of the more popular resort areas of Negril, Ocho Rios and Montego Bay. With volcanic black sand, unique rock formations, a waterfall, and Jamaica’s longest river complete with that special local charm Treasure Beach is a perfect spot for romantics looking for tranquil seclusion, and in particular couples on their honeymoon.
Treasure Beach offers four public beaches and several small coves suited for swimming and body surfing in the warm Caribbean sea. Some sections of reef provide good snorkeling spots for viewing colorful tropical fish and an assortment of coral. Yet while snuggling up together in a hammock on the beach is always an option honeymooning in Treasure Beach (despite the name) offers more than just the beach.