Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean and the birthplace of Bob Marley and James Bond 007. It is a unique place with beaches of clear and turquoise waters, where the hours pass by slowly under the warm Caribbean sun.
Larger and more varied than most visitors expect, Jamaica cannot be explored in just a couple of days. Its beauty, diversity of landscape and culture full of contrasts attracts visitors from all over the world. From the high peaks of the Blue Mountains, to the beautiful and stunning waterfalls, with white sandy beaches, Jamaica is waiting to be discovered.
For centuries, Jamaica has welcomed settlers from all around the world. This small island has played host to the Amerindians who discovered it, to Europeans who fought to own it, to Africans forced to call it home, and to Asians, Indians and Middle Easterners searching for a better life. Each group carried with it a story and tradition, coming together in Jamaica's melting pot. After centuries of brewing, all have blended together to give the island its rich history and heritage - an international smorgasbord of legends, cultures and customs, all displayed right here against the background of Jamaica’s beautiful mountains and valleys.
|Distance from Miami||1h 20 min|
|Official currency||Jamaican Dólar (JMD)|
|Official time||UTC -5|