The beaches in Jamaica are truly spectacular, from secluded private coves to Negrilâ€™s world-renowned seven-mile stretch of powdery white sand, all looking out onto the ultra-clear, turquoise waters of the Caribbean. So a couple could be forgiven for spending their entire heavenly Sandals vacation basking in the seductive warmth of the ever-present sunshine, while sipping exotic tropical drinks and gazing out at the endless expanse of aquamarine sea. But, truly, Jamaica is so much more than just a beach.
Jamaica Quick Facts
Population2.7 MillionLanguageEnglishCapitalKingstonElectric Current110 Volts ClimateTropicalNumber of Sandals7Distance from Miami 1h 20minStroll Montego Bay's Gloucester Road and get a sense of Jamaica's vibrant present as well as a picture of her colonial past. With quaint gingerbread architecture merging seamlessly with more modern structures, Montego Bay, Jamaica's second-largest city, allows visitors to dive into the heart of a bustling, Caribbean town. Shop for bargains in the many duty-free stores or sample some distinctive Jamaican lingo as you pass a street side domino game. Pause to marvel at the Georgian buildings or linger the afternoon away in a crafts market. Vivid colors, activity and laughter abound everywhere you turn in Montego Bay inviting you to soak in the warmth and join in the fun. Our Resorts in Montego Bay: A spot so enamored with natureâ€™s bounty that its tallest building cannot reach higher than the ever-present palm trees, Negril embodies the ultimate relaxed lifestyle. Imagine seven miles of unimaginably silky white sand beach and five miles of cliffs dotted with eccentric watering holes and eating establishments. Envision all of this overlooking some of the most marvelous turquoise water in creation. Add in some of the most spectacular sunsets youâ€™re ever likely to witness, where the sun sinks into the sea from this westernmost tip of Jamaica in a blaze of fiery finery. And youâ€™ll soon see why Negril is a place you wonâ€™t soon forget. Our Resort in Negril: Located roughly in the center of Jamaicaâ€™s North Coast, Ocho Rios lays claim to an incredible variety of natural and manmade bounty. Characterized by luxuriant greenery, mountains that soar down to meet stunning beaches, plus the world-renowned, Dunnâ€™s River Falls, this town virtually pulsates with an energy all its own. It even boasts Fern Gully, a winding five-mile shallow canyon carved out by a long-dried-up river, that now hosts over 500 species of ferns and some tropical flora that you would be hard-pressed to find outside of a rainforest. Having explored the majesty of Mother Nature, donâ€™t forget to take in all the hustle and bustle of Ocho Riosâ€™ crafts market, duty-free shops and local color. Our Resorts in Ocho Rios: Do you enjoy the thrill of being the first person to leave your footprints in the sand? If so, then Whitehouse is the destination you have always dreamt of. On Jamaicaâ€™s largely undeveloped South Coast, Whitehouse showcases gorgeous scenery in a setting undisturbed by crowds. Rolling countryside and endless vistas of aquamarine sea stretching out beyond the horizon soothe the soul and let you know that your eyes are gazing at a long-kept secret. Whitehouse offers a window into a side of Jamaica seldom seen by visitors to the island, a pure vision of beauty and perfection that will stay with you forever.
Our Resort in Whitehouse: Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa