To have a holiday in Jamaica is every traveler’s dream. This is one of the most beautiful and exotic islands in the Caribbean Sea, about 90 miles south of Cuba. Jamaica is famous for its white sand beaches, where you can relax and enjoy sunbathing. A lot of tourists come to rest because of the clean sea, unique beaches, which will leave you with good impression. There are 14 parishes in Jamaica and all of them are distinctive. The most picturesque of them are Portland, St. Anna, Mandeville, Westmoreland.
Jamaica is well known for its exceptional cuisine and culinary arts. During your stay on the island do not miss the chance to taste traditional Jamaican food: jerked pork in Portland for the appetizer, Fish tea (a broth) or a pepperpot soup and buttered roast yams with saltfish for the main dish, and baked ripe banana for the dessert. After lunch it’s time to go for a walk in a gorgeous Mango Grove, Saint Ann, or in the fabulous Royal Botanical Gardens, Hope, Kingston. Those, who like cosmopolitan environment, should visit northern coast of Jamaica. It is Mecca for shopping, attractions and a place of the most known hotels in the country.
Jamaicans are friendly, smiling people, who will be pleased to help you. Just listen to the reggae music of Bob Marley and you will feel the Jamaican spirit. It’s a great place for you and your family to visit or maybe even to stay and enjoy it for all the times.
|Moto||“Out of Many, One People”|
|Official languages||English (Jamaican English)|
|Population||July 2012 estimate – 2,889,187|
|Area||Total – 10,991 km2; 4,244 sq mi|
|Currency||Jamaican dollar (JMD)|
|Drives on the||left|