Montego Bay

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay is Jamaica's second largest city and is also Jamaica's original top tourist destination offering a lively cosmopolitan atmosphere and beautiful beaches.

Montego Bay

Many sports such as rafting, fishing, golf and scuba diving are very popular as is the Bob Marley experience which features a large memorabilia shop. There is plenty to do both day and night.

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Montego Bay Hotels (31)

The spacious 1 and 2 bedroom suites are a perfect base; relax and enjoy Jamaica from El Greco Resort and you'll be going home with memories of a great holiday....

Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa Hotel is a luxury beachfront 5 star All Inclusive hotel catering well to honeymooners as well as families. All the guests staying at the hotel can use the fa...

Ideal destination for a family holiday with it's all inclusive package. The most exclusive beach in the area provides the perfect atmosphere for romance and relaxation....

The Royal Decameron Montego Beach offers beachfront accommodation with a laid-back atmosphere and a great selection of facilities....

Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay is an Adults Only 5-star complex located by the beachfront, offering a vast amount of top-class facilities....

Set in landscaped gardens on a former sugar plantation, the Rose Hall Resort and Spa is home to a golf course, waterpark and private beach....

Iberostar Rose Hall Suites Hotel is a beach front complex with an infinity pool, a lazy river, an adult only Spa and a kids club for the children....

The Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay provides you with the best of this Caribbean paradise and offers an ideal holiday retreat for singles, couples and families....

Coyaba Beach Resort & Club is family owned and run with luxurious colonial-style accommodation, an intimate atmosphere and access to a variety of water-sports...

This small and family friendly colonial style hotel is renowned for its levels of personal service and just 100 metres from the famous Doctors Cave Beach...

This romantic bed and breakfast hotel offers a peaceful setting which would appeal to those looking to get away from the main tourist area....

Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa Hotel is a luxury 5 star All Inclusive hotel. It is a holiday paradise for couples, families and honeymooners. All the guests staying at the hotel can use th...

Located in Montego Bay, this luxury Adults Only hotel provides top-class facilities and accommodation by the beach. ...

Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall combines charm with Caribbean warmth and is a beach front complex with many facilities and activities to enjoy during your holiday....

If you are looking for total relaxation in luxurious surroundings, then the Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall is the perfect choice....

Privately owned and managed villa-style resort with friendly and efficient service allowing guests to completely relax in this hilltop position overlooking the Caribbean Sea....

Situated on the seafront, this hotel has something to suit all and features a spa, a swimming pool with a Jacuzzi and swim-up bar, children's pool, a playground, kids club, bars and restaurants....

The Rui Palace Jamaica is a beachfront property in the north of the island. Boasting chic accommodation, a choice of restaurants and three swimming pools, this adult-only hotel is perfect for a romant...

A beautiful Adult Only hotel located by the beachfront, Riu Reggae is perfect for friends or couples looking for a relaxing Jamaican break. ...

This legendary resort combines understated elegance with warm Jamaican hospitality, ideal for those looking for a pampering getaway in luxurious surroundings...

A beautiful hotel located by the beach, the Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach offers high-standard accommodation in a great location....

Set around the pool and attractive gardens, the hotel has a romantic atmosphere and personalised services with access to facilities at the sister hotels, Sandals Montego Bay and Sandals Royal Caribbea...

The hotel's romantic ambience is enhanced by a host of quiet areas around the complex making this resort more suitable for couples....

A flagship beachfront adult-only hotel set in acres of tropical gardens with a romantic atmosphere and attractively furnished accommodation...

Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort is an exclusive Adults Only hotel with its own private island - ideal for couples looking for that perfect holiday together....

A traditional Jamaican hotel located by the beach, offering comfortable accommodation with a great range of facilities. ...

The Secrets St James Montego Bay resort offers a wide selection of luxurious bars and restaurants, excellent activities and elegant accommodation. The adults-only resort is an ideal choice for couples...

Sunscape Splash Montego Bay is a paradise for families looking for a fun-filled All Inclusive getaway to the tropical Jamaica. Guests of the resort can take in the gorgeous views of the bay, take a di...

A small centrally located hotel offering comfortable accommodation and friendly hospitality ensuring a relaxing, fun filled holiday....

This club style resort offers first class villa accommodation set in acres of lush grounds with a golf course, a private beach and a tennis centre....

The hotel is in a perfect location for families and couples looking for a relaxing holiday with all amenities close at hand....

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Beaches

Montego Bay is blessed with white sand beaches, clear turquoise waters and a good offering of water sports ranging from jet ski hire to glass bottom boat trips, parasailing and snorkelling. Cornwall Beach and Doctors Cave Beach are popular private beaches with a nominal entrance fee. DeadEnd Beach is a public beach, popular with locals.

All the beaches lie within the protected waters of the Montego Bay Marine Park, which has a visitor centre and runs submarine trips from it's Pier One Marina. There are also diving centres which offers trips and courses or, if you prefer to stay above water, there are opportunities to kayak through the mangroves.

Things to Do

A tour of the Croydon Plantation offers beautiful countryside views and a taste of the famous Blue Mountain Coffee and; John's Hall Adventure tours provide an opportunity to get up close with Jamaica's mountainous countryside and local culture.

Aquasol Beach Park is all about fun in the sun and features tennis courts, a children's playground, a volleyball court, a go-kart track, a fitness gym, a table games area and warm, shallow swimming waters.

Discover the elegance of Greenwood Great House and it's connections with Elizabeth Barrett-Browning; the beautiful gardens and antique furnishings of the 300 year old Bellefield Great House and; the colourful history of Rose Hall and it's legendary white witch.

Downtown Montego Bay is busy with street vendors and residents going about their daily business and, here you will find Sam Sharpe's Square. The square has a fountain in the centre and is surrounded by historic buildings housing the Old Courthouse, the Montego Bay museum, the Cage and the bronze statues of the National Heroes.

Out and About

Montego Bay (often shortened to Mo Bay) is the tourist capital of the island and is well equipped to cater to all budgets and expectations of it's visitors. The resort boasts 5 championship golf courses and a cruise port.

Browse the Craft Market on Harbour Street or shop the designer boutiques and duty free outlets in the City Centre Shopping Mall or the Half Moon Shopping Village. In the evenings head for the mile-long Hip Strip, on Gloucester Avenue, which runs behind the beaches and is lined with bars and restaurants.

Nearby Attractions

Take a walking tour of Falmouth (36km) and imagine the town during the 1800's when it was rich from the sugar plantations and it's harbour a busy trading port. Now a World Heritage site, the town provides historic and architectural interest.

Take a tour on the bamboo rafting along the Martha Brae River (20km).

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