15 day tour
Jamaica Road Trip
From € 1230,-
- Climb Blue Mountain Peak
- Take a Jamaican cooking class with the Rasta Chef
- Lounge on the island’s beautiful beaches
During this Jamaica road trip you’ll spend two weeks travelling around the island that became famous for rum and reggae, but has so much more to offer! Your road trip starts in Montego Bay, and continues on to Negril – the perfect starting point for various excursions, or a great spot to spend a few days relaxing on the beach. Travel on to Treasure Beach and follow in the footsteps of Bob Marley during a visit to the museum. Afterwards travel through the Blue Mountains to Kingston. Relax on the pearly white beaches of Port Antonio, take a bamboo raft excursion down the Rio Grande. Follow up with a visit to Tacky Waterfalls in Robin’s Bay, and spend your final days in Jamaica in the hills enjoying a view of beautiful port town Ocho Rios.
15 day Jamaica Adventures:
Montego Bay – Negril – Treasure Beach – Blue Mountains – Kingston – Port Antonio – Robin’s Bay – Ocho Rios
Day 1 – Arrival in Montego Bay
After arrival at Montego Bay Airport, you will receive your excursion vouchers and other necessary documents, travel directions and your rental car. Depending on your arrival time, spending the afternoon exploring Montego Bay.
Day 2 – Montego Bay to Negril
Take your pick form various activities today, like relaxing on a bamboo raft under a historic 19th century old bridge, through mild rapids and pass exotic vegetation while you float downstream the Great River. Discover Ahhh Rasnatango, a unique Art Gallery & Botanical Garden way up in the hills in Montego Bay created by the Rastafarian owners. Stroll through a fascinating piece of nature, observe the birds frolic, take in the breath taking view and enjoy a community tour. Rhythmic drumming welcomes you to a simpler place and time as you enter the Rastafarian Village. Spend the next two nights in Negril.
Day 3 – Negril
Get ready for a river walk in the jungle of the Mayfield Falls. Wade through the river and natural pools in a stunning tropical surrounding. Enjoy the white beach, one of the most beautiful ones in Jamaica, go for a swim, go snorkeling or just relax in your beach chair. At Rick’s Cafe you can encourage the cliff divers during sunset with the old Light House in the background.
Day 4 – Negril to Treasure Beach
Discover the beauty of the scenic South Coast and go on safari in the protected wetlands of Black River and meet our friendly crocodiles during a boat ride. In and around the mangroves and the wetland you can spot a variety of birds like Egrets, Pelicans and maybe even the Fish eagle. Taste the real Jamaica by sampling a variety of culinary treats at local food stalls during your tour along the South Coast. Shop for some fresh ingredients at the local market and help prepare & cook your own Jamaican Lunch with assistance from your Rasta Chef. Finish off the day with a boat ride to a rustic wooden bar (the Pelican Bar), built on a sand bank a half mile out to sea. Spend the next two nights in Treasure Beach.
Day 5 – Treasure Beach
Spend the day relaxing on Treasure Beach. Watch the fishermen bringing in their catch of the day, and enjoy a few cocktails relaxing on the pristine white beach. If you’re up for something a bit more active, journey into the heart of a working distillery during the Appleton Rum Tour and get lost in the history of this beautiful estate, situated in the middle of the sugarcane fields. Spend the evening enjoying Jamaican fish specialities in Alligator Pond at restaurant Little Ochie.
Day 6 – Treasure Beach to Blue Mountains
Visit the Bob Marley Museum today, and walk in the footsteps of this Jamaican legend. Follow up with a visit to Port Royal, where Pirates of the Caribbean was shot. The town’s fort offers stunning views of Kingston and the Blue Mountains. Spend the next two nights in the Blue Mountains.
Day 7 – Blue Mountains
Go with a local guide on a night hike to Blue Mountain Peak, and enjoy the sunrise and breath-taking views. A healthy and hearty breakfast will be waiting for you back at the hotel, and you can use the rest of the day to relax high up in the mountains.
Day 8 – Blue Mountains to Port Antonio
The Parish of St. Thomas is one of the least developed yet most charming parts of the island. Via Bull Bay, Yallahs and Morant Bay the road will take you through the sugarcane fields to the north-east side of the island. Enjoy having a swim in the, sometimes rough, sea at Long Bay and wash off the dust. Spend the next 3 nights in Port Antonio.
Day 9 and 10 – Port Antonio
Spend the next two days exploring Port Antonio. Stroll around the centre of Port Antonio in and explore the craft market with its colourful vendors. Explore the historical part of town by going up the hill to Titchfield where you will find rustic wooden houses and a beautiful old hotel. Take a refreshing dip in the world famous Blue Lagoon, enjoy the gorgeous coastline of Portland and spend time in Paradise more popularly known as Frenchman’s Cove, a secluded white sand beach surrounded by lush tropical vegetation. Get your feet wet, surf the waves, chill and enjoy a tasty Jamaican lunch right there on the beach. This is the place to spend the rest of the day.
Day 11 – Port Antonio to Robin’s Bay
On your way to Robin’s Bay, make a stop at the Charles Town Maroons Museum. Trek over a hanging bridge, go for a walk in the surrounding area, and get to know the locals; descendants of slaves. Experience Jamaican history through their music and dance. Continue your drive to Robin’s Bay, a relaxed, old hippy spot. Enjoy your beautiful surroundings while having a swim in the bay. Spend the next two nights in Robin’s Bay.
Day 12 – Robin’s Bay
Spend the day taking in the sights and sounds of Robin’s Bay and the surrounding area. If you’re feeling adventurous, go for a hike to the Kwaaman & Tacky Falls with your local guide and admire these amazing falls that drop from 32 meters into a crystal clear pool of water. Alternatively, leave the coast and immerse yourself in the island’s tropical vegetation as you walk through Castleton Gardens, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the Caribbean, located in the outskirts of the Blue Mountains.
Day 13 – Robin’s Bay to Ocho Rios
On your way to Ocho Rios, stop at the family owned Sun Valley Plantation on the North Coast. Snack on the seasonal fruits, drink freshly squeezed juices and observe the Hummingbirds at play in the garden. Have a swim at James Bond Beach in Oracabessa, the village where Ian Fleming wrote all his books. Climb the famous Dunn’s River, one of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls. Enter the cool water on the beach and climb 180 meters up limestone tiers shaded by rainforest. Spend the next two nights in Ocho Rios.
Day 14 – Ocho Rios
Plenty to choose from on your day in Ocho Rios. In the hills above Ocho Rios you will find the beautiful Jamaica Rasta Yard. Enjoy the view, the gardens and climb the falls.. Enjoy the view, the gardens, and climb the falls. Scenic winding roads take you to Fern Gully, a towering green tunnel of ferns and other plant life and into Ocho Rios. Or stroll around the local Craft Market and admire the local artists.
Day 15 – Ocho Rios to Montego Bay/Kingston; departure home
The time has come to say goodbye to beautiful Jamaica. Depending on your itinerary, drive to airport in Montego Bay or Kingston, drop off rental car and fly back home.
|15 days/14 nights|
|Based on 2 persons travelling in low season|
|Including||Overnight stay with breakfast, rent-a-car for 14 days|
|Excluding||International & internal flights, entrance fees, optional tours/excursions, personal expenses, booking fee|
|Accommodation Jamaica||Overnight stay in a double room|
|Flights||At Better Places Travel, you book your own international flights. Your travel expert will gladly advise you on the best option. Read here for more information and tips.|
This information is based on the above mentioned travel suggestion. All our tours are completely personalized, and costs will vary depending on availability, travel period, number and age of travellers, etc. Karin would be happy to help you design your ideal travel experience.