If you want to pick a Caribbean island destination that well represents the flavor of the region, you couldn’t go wrong with Jamaica! One of the first of the islands to really embrace mass tourism, it is still one of the most popular tropical destinations in the world. With Dunns River Falls, Montego Bay, spicy cuisine, Bob Marley music, and the distinct urban rush of the capital city, Kingston, Jamaica has a laid back vibe that is relaxing as well as exciting!
Jamaica has three international airports. Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica’s capital, Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, and Ian Fleming International Airport in scenic Ocho Rios.
To get to our location in Montego Bay you’ll probably want to arrive at the Sangster International Airport. This airport also a good domestic flight hub if you want to explore other parts of the island, with regular flights to Port Antonio and Ocho Rios, Negril, and Kingston. Located very close by are car rental businesses, hotel shuttles, and plenty of taxis. Check out http://mbjairport.com for more info on the area.
Yachting from Jamaica
We sail out of “Montego Bay Yacht Club” just 2 miles south west of Montego Bay. A nice place to stay nearby the Holiday Inn Resort about 5 minutes away from the airport. It has a great beachfront location and the hotel provide you with trasnportation to the Montego Bay Yacht Club as well as many other services.
Boats at this Location:
Other boats may be available with addition of transfer fees.
Considered by many to be the heart and soul of the Caribbean, Jamaica sailing conditions are practically perfect. There are a plethora of breathtaking islands to visit and the water is comfortably warm. While Jamaica may not be well know as a prime boating location, many travelers have chosen Jamaica as one of their favorite sailing destinations.
Jamaica is famous amazing scenery and numerous long stretches of pristine beaches. You couldn’t go wrong exploring any of Jamaican many island courtliness coastlines but here’s a few of our recommendations.
found on the south end of St Elizabeth is one of the most well know beaches in Jamaica. With beautiful black sand beaches, pristine water, and many caves and coves to explore visitors could spend days here seeing everything Treasure Beach has to offer.
Lying east of Montego Bay this hidden gem is well known for it’s Green Grotto Caves. Runaway bay is a quieter sailing area than many other places of interest but offers excellent swimming and snorkeling in a quiet peaceful atmosphere. Runaway bay is a great place to enjoy the scenic beauty of Jamaica without the hustle and bustle.
Last but not least in our recomendations is Oracbessa resort area one of Jamaica’s north east islands. Oracbessa is home to a resort with an intersting history. It was here that Ian Fleming’s wrote his James Bond spy novels and many scenes of his movies were also shot at locations all around this areas. Apart from it’s history with film making, a booming tourist and fishing industry makes Oracabessa a great place to try a variety of different local sea food.