Best Places to Visit in Jamaica

If you are a water lover person, then Jamaica is the right place for you to be. The entire island of Jamaica is a home to beautiful beaches and waterfalls. If you are planning a vacation and wondering where to go in Jamaica, let us help. Jamaica is a beautiful place to spend a holiday. But for new visitors, finding the best places to visit in Jamaica can be difficult. In this article, we will learn about the best cities in Jamaica for vacation. So let’s get started with tourist attractions in Jamaica for couples, family, and friends.

Booby Cay Island

Booby Cay is a small island located offshore from Negril, Jamaica. The island is famous for the scenes of Jules Verne's popular film "20,000 Leagues under the Sea", filmed on this island. It is a popular spot for picnics and small vacations. If you are looking for a place where you can enjoy adventurous water activities like scuba diving and snorkeling, this is the right place for you. The best part about the island is that it remains open for 24 Hours which means you can enjoy swimming and other water activities at any time. This is the best place for photographers, bird-watchers, and for sunbathers who can actually relax at Booby Cay after a nice swim.

Frenchman's Cove

Although, very small in size, the Frenchman's Cove beach is considered to be one of the best islands even when compared with the Seven Mile's beach. Whether it’s about the beautifully looking small cliffs on both sides of the sea or the small lagoon that surrounds beach area, Frenchman’s Cove beach gives you every single reason to visit and experience an absolutely unique atmosphere. And not to forget the tides that give you a feeling of natural aqua therapy each time it flows over you.

Glistening Waters

Glistening Waters, situated along the North coast of Jamaica, is another beautiful hub that truly deserves your visit along with family. It is located in beautiful Falmouth and famous for its bright green water turning blueish with time. The Luminous Lagoon tour can surely blow your mind leaving you with a mixed filling of excitement and thrilled. If planning a friend’s day out, visit this place in the late afternoon. Refreshing drinks, delicious meals and of course the great Jamaican Sunset will make you capture some beautiful memories.

Ocho Rios

One of the most popular travel destinations in Jamaica is, Ocho Rios. It is situated on the north coast of Jamaica. Ocho Rios is used to be a fishing village but now it has become a resort loaded with numerous cruise ship harbor and hotels. You can enjoy doing snorkeling and diving which is quite possible at a string of beaches around Ocho Rios. From mountain waterfalls to lagoon pools, Ocho Rios has everything that you are expecting from a soothing & relaxing holiday trip.


It’s no secret that Kingston, being the capital of Jamaica has something that makes it stand out from other beaches. If you have never visited Kingston, start with the Bob Marley Museum located at the center of the city. After that, you can visit Devon House, a colonial-era mansion with period furnishings. It is nearby to Bob Marley Museum so it won’t take that much of time to visit the two places. Apart from that, not to forget to get glimpses of Hope Botanical Gardens & Zoo that showcases native flora and fauna in the most beautiful way. Other places that you can visit can be National Gallery of Jamaica, Coronation Market, and National Heroes Park. If you are in Kingston, these places are must watch. Kingston is the capital of Jamaica and the things you will get here are worth seeing.

Wrapping it Up

In this article, we talked about tourist attractions in Jamaica and their parishes. If you know a place that we have actually missed, please let us know. We would love to add it to our list. Thanks for reading this article. Have a good day!


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