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Montego Bay Hotels and Apartments
Hotels and Apartments
There are scores of resorts, apartments and hotels in Montego Bay for all including families, couples and solo travellers. Accommodation choices in the city are designed to offer the best of amenities and services. Whether you’re looking for a beachfront property, all-inclusive hotel, or budget apartments, there are all types of accommodation in Montego Bay to meet your preferences. The finest resorts in the city is located in Hip Strip, which is a large avenue packed with excellent restaurants, bars and shopping centres.
If you are looking for a budget 3-star hotels, then Deja Resort and Holiday Inn Resort are a great pick. Those who want to stay in complete luxury and look for world-class amenities including onsite dining options, easy beach access, spa services and more can book premium 5-star hotels most of which are all-inclusive. Secrets St James, Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa and Zoetry Montego Bay Jamaica can be an ideal choice for luxury holidaymakers.
Montego Bay is the largest city on the northern coast of the island and the third largest in all of Jamaica. The capital of the Saint James Parish, Montego Bay is considered as the tourist capital of Jamaica for its fascinating architecture, turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and the warm tropical weather throughout the year.
From most beautiful beaches, to historical attractions, shopping centres to vibrant nightlife, there are endless things you can do when in Montego Bay. You can stay in any of the all-inclusive hotels in Montego Bay to enjoy a long list of amenities including a pool, on site restaurant, spa services and also many recreational activities. You can also find budget hotels and Montego Bay apartments, which are best pick for families. In Montego Bay, there are innumerable things that you can enjoy including laid-back luxury, Jamaican specialities and breath-taking landscapes that will make your holiday unforgettable.
Where to stay
From all-inclusive hotels to beautiful inns and villas, there are plenty of accommodation in Montego Bay to cater every taste and budget. Being a hub for holidaymakers, the Montego Bay boasts great luxurious resorts, boutique and budget hotels which are well-facilitated with requisite amenities to make your stay comfortable. All-inclusive hotels are quite popular here as these offer good holiday at an affordable price. Some excellent all-inclusive resorts and hotels in Montego Bay includes Secrets Wild Orchid, Iberoster Grand Hotel Rose Hall, Half Moon and Royalton White Sands Resort. If you are on budget holiday, book low cost self-catering apartments in Montego Bay away from the touristy grid. Of course, family-friendly properties and cheap hotels in Montego Bay are also available.
Things to do
Montego Bay is popular for its beautiful beaches and turquoise blue water but the most famous is the famed Doctor’s Cave Beach, which has attracted many celebrities and tourists from world-wide. Another picturesque location is the Walter Fletcher Beach, which is home to AquaSol Theme Park. The place is perfect for a family day out, enjoying water trampolines, jet skis, banana boats apart from relaxing on the fine sand. You can also enjoy many aquatic activities like swimming or snorkelling in any of the beaches in Montego Bay. Explore the fascinating Montego Bay Marine Park, which is home to diverse marine life and the surrounding area is inhabited by many animals. Excursions to the Luminosa Lagoon in Farmouth, tours to the Great River or Martha Brae can also be enjoyed with family during your Montego Bay trip. One of the main cultural attractions in Jamaica is the Rose Hall Great House, which is a brilliantly decorated building from 19th century.
Once the sun goes down in Montego Bay, admire the beautiful sunset, try your luck in any of the lavish casinos or relish a tropical cocktail at a laidback bar. The nightlife scene in Montego Bay is vibrant, lively and colourful and has something for everyone. Enjoy Jamaica’s native reggae music in town or visit the Hip Strip on Gloucester Avenue for wild parties. There are plenty of nightlife venues and one of the most famous bars in the area- Margaritaville along the coastal street. Late night parties lighten up the beaches and you can see the fun and excitement everywhere. You can sit down in a quieter restaurant/ bar for a drink or visit any nightclub to tap your feet on a thumping music. Most bars and clubs in Montego Bay stay open till dawn, catering to all night owls.
What to eat
Enjoy a selection of colourful and delicious cuisine during your Montego Bay holiday. The Jamaican cuisine is majorly influenced by flavours of Africa, Asia and Europe and you can savour a scrumptious range of traditional dishes which is the fusion of cooking styles from several countries. The dishes are sweet, eye-catching and has strong flavours. Scotch Bonnet pepper is used in most of the delicacies here while coconuts, breadfruit and bananas are some popular fruits.
Being one of the largest cities in Jamaica, you’ll find scores of great places to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner. From local restaurants to enjoy a quick bite or fine dining restaurant for an intimate dinner, you’ll find it all here. Eat in the area, Hip Strip, which is very popular and is packed with amazing restaurants, serving tasty food along with sweeping sea views. For international food, visit Margaritaville restaurant, Day O Plantation restaurant for Jamaican and international delicacies and Glistening Waters restaurant to relish delicious and fresh seafood.
Whether you’re a serious or a casual shopper, Montego Bay is the place to go. A large number of shopping options are available here and you can buy everything from bargain-priced souvenirs to luxury items. The quality products are available at cheap prices so shop till you drop! From watches, jewellery, perfume, fine crystal to leather goods, all are available in the market at an exceptionally cheaper rates as the Jamaican government doesn’t charge taxes on imported goods.
Browse the fancy handicraft markets or the shopping stores to take back home some unique Jamaican souvenirs like Jamaican rum, straw hats, paintings, sculptures and hand-carved wooden objects. Duty free shops are available within the cruise terminal of Montego Freeport. Hip Strip shopping area, St. James Street and City Centre Mall are all lively shopping centres that attracts both locals and tourists alike.
Fast Facts about Montego Bay:
- Currency: Jamaican Dollar
- Language: English
- Nearest Airport: Sangster International Airport
- Flight duration from UK to Montego Bay: 10 hours, 15 minutes
Montego Bay Reviews
20 June 2018
Nice to visit
Mr A Palmer, Montego Bay
The best thing about my stay was ...
Good hotels and views
15 January 2013
jacques nel , uitenhage south africa
fantastic place lots of things to do
The best thing about my stay was ...