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- Mountain hikes
- Pure white sandy beaches
- Historical towns and cities
- Vibrant culture
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Vacation rentals in Jamaica
Jamaica is an incredible mix of the world’s top beaches around the coast, wild, vertiginous mountains and lush greenery in the centre, vibrant, exciting towns and quiet but fascinating villages. Most vacation rentals are in the coastal areas of Jamaica, but there are some stunning properties to let in the villages away from the coast. For those who prefer an urban stay, Spanish Town offers an insight into the history of both British and Spanish control, and don’t miss the effervescent capital city, Kingston, a fascinating and fun tropical city.The beauty of Jamaica
There is no getting away from it: Jamaica is beautiful. The vacation rental here ensure that you, the visitor, can relish in the delights of the eye by providing you with terraces and outdoor spaces which overlook the vibrant colours and sights of this incredible island. Plenty of vacation rentals have swimming pools if you fancy an alternative to the beach. Although there’s no shortage of city rentals to let in Jamaica, you can also enjoy properties built in the traditional brightly coloured style characteristic of this island.
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The white (and not so white!) beaches of Jamaica
Think of Jamaica and we all think of miles of sparkling white, pristine beaches, and there’s no doubt that this is an accurate vision of the incredible coastal area. Seven Mile Beach in Negril, to the west of Jamaica, is one of the most famous, and for good reason, with its magnificence combined with an array of excellent bars and restaurants. Ocho Rios is another fantastic destination for beach lovers. But for something completely different, check out Treasure Beach to the south for much darker beaches with interesting geographical differences.
Travellers and activities
Jamaica is a haven of tropical beauty, and for those who wish to step away from the stunning beaches there’s a whole world of adventures to experience. Consider taking a guide if you step off the beaten track, although there are also many well signed trails. The mountainous centre of Jamaica is home to quite extraordinary sights: waterfalls, freshwater pools and exotic plants and animals. Trek up the Blue Mountains (to reach some summits you may need to climb – plan the trip and take a guide) which overlook miles upon miles of coffee plantations, and admire the mists which give the mountains a bluish hue, and their pretty name.Jamaica for reggae fans
The inimitable Bob Marley was Jamaica born and bred, and fans of his iconic music will want to visit the museum built in his honour at Hope Street, Kingstown. It is here that Marley wrote and recorded some of his most important works. Marley’s legacy is how much he’s raised the popularity of reggae music, and his influence lives on strongly across the country. Although you will hear reggae music played across the whole of Jamaica, with artists playing live in bars, and busking on the city streets, annual music festivals such as Sumfest, Rebel Salute and Jamaica Jazz are well worth planning your visit around for those who want to hear the very best
Despite its small population, Jamaica has produced the top three fastest men in the world – considered to be because of the high consumption of yams!
Top 5 travel tips in Jamaica
Colonial influences mix with Jamaican culture, with 18th and 19th century buildings still standing firm as evidence of Jamaica’s colonial past. Don’t miss Emancipation Park, a commemoration to the end of slavery in Jamaica.2. Spot a ghost at Rose Hall!
Rose Hall mansion offers visitors an insight into the history of slavery in Jamaica, set within the walls of this stunning manor with its delightful views of the see. It is also home to the ‘White Witch’, a woman who is reputed to have killed three husbands.3. See the beauty of Dunn’s River Falls
Near Ocho Rios, Dunn’s River Falls offer you a chance to walk up the side of this astonishingly beautiful waterfall. Steps are available to those who find it hard to walk on the rocky terrain.4. Bobsleigh in… the mountains!!
The Mystic Mountain Bobsled Experience is a snow and ice-free ride down the mountain with a chairlift to take you to the top. The ride itself is exhilarating, and the lift up is stunning. Available from Ocho Rios.5. Experience Luminous Lagoon night-time swimming
Montego Bay and Falmouth both offer night-time boat rides to the incredible Luminous Lagoon in the Falmouth Peninsula. Any disturbance in the water makes the micro-organisms glow in the dark, making the water luminesce!
FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Jamaica
What is the average price for vacation rentals in Jamaica?
Based on our data, Jamaica has an average price of CA$277.81 per night, a relatively high one under the countries in North America.
What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Jamaica?
Travelers who want to save as much as possible visit Jamaica in October, February, and May, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of CA$243.02, CA$244.67, and CA$250.44 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.
During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Jamaica?
Following the data observed in 2020, costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of July (CA$322.63), June (CA$306.4), and August (CA$305.48).
Should I plan a trip to Jamaica well in advance?
To get to know Jamaica, it is not necessary to be organized far in advance. It has a high annual average availability of 71%, which leaves room for spontaneity.
What time of the year can I find more free vacation rentals?
The most available months are, on average, May (with an availability of 80.6%), June (79%), and September (76.75%), according to the trends observed in 2020.
When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Jamaica?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is March (only 58.25% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by February (59.4%), and January (66%).
How many rentals are there in Jamaica?
In Jamaica we have a comprehensive catalogue of approximately 3200 properties, with options of all kinds, thanks to our 11 local and international providers.
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