Some Jamaica Quick Facts!

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  • Jamaica is the largest English-speaking island in the Caribbean
  • Jamaica is the first Caribbean country to gain independence
  • Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean
  • Jamaica average temperature: 73 to 89 Fahrenheit
  • Some movies filmed in Jamaica
    • Cocktail
    • How Stella Got Her Groove Back
    • Dr. No
    • Cool Runnings
    • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Cuisine: most popular is “jerk” an allspice which comes from a dark brown berry that suggests flavors of clove, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Jerk dishes may be made from chicken, pork, or beef
  • Negril is the “capital of casual”, located on the western tip of Jamaica, features the white sands of Seven Mile Beach and Rick’s Cafe
  • Ocho Rios, on the island’s north coast is particularly noted for its waterfalls (Dunn’s River), beaches, gardens, and fern gullies
  • Golf courses: 12
  • Jamaica follows Eastern Standard Time (EST) and does not observe Daylight Savings Time
  • Top tours in Jamaica
    • Dunn’s River Falls
    • Dolphin Cove
    • Appleton Rum estate tour
    • Luminous Lagoon

Also see: Things to Do in Jamaica
Also see: Cruising to Jamaica? Get a day pass to an all inclusive resort
Also see: Tours, Airport Shuttle & Transfers in Montego Bay

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