This guide to Jamaica covers all the major sights, area by area, in an easily navigable format. Descriptions of tourist attractions include the island's best beaches such as Negril's Long Bay, the tropical forests of the Blue Mountains and clear water cascades of Dunn's River Falls. The guide also contains background historical information, advice on shopping and entertainment and the low-down on Jamaican cuisine. There is an A-Z of practical information and listings of recommended hotels and restaurants. The book also contains advice on the best places for horse-riding, hiking and snorkelling, in addition to special features. Topics range from Rastafarianism to female pirates and the art of haggling in the busy street markets. Maps show Negril, Jamaica, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, and there are dozens of colour photographs throughout.
Table of Contents
Maps: Negril; Jamaica; Montego Bay; Ocho Rios. Jamaica and Its People; A Brief History. Where to Go: Montego Bay; Ocho Rios and the North Coast; Port Antonio and the Blue Mountains; Kingston and Environs; Central Highlands and the South Coast; Negril and the West. What to Do: Outdoor Recreation and Sports; Nightlife and Entertainment; Shopping; Activities for Children. Eating Out; Handy Travel Tips; Hotels and Restaurants; Index.