Best Places for Backpackers in Jamaica.

Enjoy backpacking around Jamaica without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Jamaica.

Top 50 hostels in Jamaica.

These are the 50 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Jamaica.

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Sunflower Resort

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Sunflower Resort

Sunflower Resort & Villas in Runaway Bay is the ideal location...for a perfect vacation. Come mingle and jingle with the locals - Jamaican style. The different premises are located between Cardiff Hall and Runaway Bay. The coastal road is the easy connection between the premises & other places! D...
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Polish Princess Guest House

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Polish Princess Guest House

Our Guest House is a family friendly place. This is a beautiful and relaxing hidaway spot. Allow us to show you true Jamaican hospitality. Let's explore Portland together with us. We are located close to many beaches like Winnfred Beach, San San and Frenchman's Cove. Famous Blue Lagoon is also w...
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Cedar Ridge Lodging

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Cedar Ridge Lodging

Nestled on a steep, hillside-shoulder with an expansive view of the Caribbean sea and the fertile greens of the interior, Cedar Ridge Lodge-Inn, is a must stop for travelers. Staying at Cedar Ridge, offers the visitor a haven away from the hustle of travel, but also the accessibility to reach ou...
Cedar Ridge Lodging is a guesthouse in Montego Bay. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Five Gables

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Five Gables

Five Gables is a cozy Villa with a private pool overlooking the garden, filled with tropical fruit trees. With a large Veranda and view of the Caribbean Sea, its the perfect place to kick back and make yourself at home. Ironshore is a quiet suburb of Montego Bay, popular for villas and vacation h...
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Judy House - Lewi

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Judy House - Lewi's Backpacker Hostel

The Judy House Brighton - Lewi's Backpacker Hostel and Rooms, the 2nd Judy House Jamaica property, is located across from the Sea Front in Brighton Westmoreland, Jamaica. One Double Private Special - Yassie's is an unusual private double room, in a beautifully converted shipping container with A...
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Germaican-Hostel

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Germaican-Hostel

Welcome to Germaican-Hostel! Put your feet up and relax! The hostel is located in Northeast Jamaica, not far from Port Antonio – just 25 minutes to the beach by feet. From the hostel we have beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea and the harbor of Port Antonio. Garden views look over the Blue M...
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Blue Mountain Cottages - Rafjams Bed and Breakfast

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Blue Mountain Cottages - Rafjams Bed and Breakfast

Lost in the magnificent Blue Mountains, RafjaM Bed & Breakfast is a group of houses and apartments. Between two rivers, the houses are in the middle of the nature. Protected from the breeze by the hills and warmed up by the sun, the cove is a little paradise. Away from the noise and the heat of Kin...
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Mobay Kotch

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Mobay Kotch

Mobay Kotch is one of the only hostels located in the heart of Montego Bay, Jamaica. It's owned and run by locals who live on property and wants travelers to experience and see the Jamaica that they know and love. One of Mobay Kotch's charm is that it's located at the landmark, recognized in trav...
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Sunrise Villa Guest House

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Sunrise Villa Guest House

Sunrise Villa Guest House is a private villa featuring three private suites, each with access to the private pool. Each suite features two double beds, flat screen TV, air conditioning, en suite bathroom with towel service, pool access, garden view and a storage closet. We are five minutes from Bamb...
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Welcoming Vibes

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Welcoming Vibes

Relaxed and laid back, the communities of fishing villages along the South Coast of Jamaica are perfect both if you are looking for your gateway or if you want to enjoy the company of local genuine people and party all around. Welcoming Vibes is a flexible and comfortable solution for your dream ho...
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Reggae Hostel

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Reggae Hostel

Reggae Hostel is a cool and fun place, great for meeting people. The hostel is located in a house in a semi residential area near Half Way Tree and has a family type of feel where it is really easy to meet new people from all over the world. The hostel is the ideal launch pad to explore the fascinat...
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Catcha Falling Star Gardens

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Catcha Falling Star Gardens

Catcha Falling Star Gardens is a small hotel within a lovely garden setting located on the famous West End road of Nergril Jamaica.The intimacy of our facilities provides a cosy family feeling that is equally welcoming to singles, couples and families. Recently refurbished to a high standard the com...
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Negril Yoga Centre

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Negril Yoga Centre

The Negril Yoga Centre was established in 1981. It is also known as The Little Oasis! We have been recommended by Lonely Planet and Frommers! Our accommodation offers 12 charming rooms all with fridges, ceiling fans and some with air conditioning, solar heated water, and very firm new mattresses....
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Widcombe House

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Widcombe House

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Widcombe House is a guesthouse in Kingston. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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The Judy House

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The Judy House

At the back of the stunning Judy House property are 5 simple but cozy rooms designed specifically for backpackers - people of all ages that are travelling the World, the Caribbean or just Jamaica. BACKPACKER HOSTEL ROOMS - 10 beds, 10 persons) Mango, Papaya, Banana are 3 small single rooms. Rita...
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Hotel Tim Bamboo

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Hotel Tim Bamboo

Hotel Tim Bamboo is an economical hotel, located in the capital of the lush and beautiful parish of Portland called Port Antonio. Hotel Tim Bamboo is conveniently located near the town centre. Nearby attractions such as Reach Falls, Somerset Falls, Frenchman's Cove Beach, San San Beach, Blue L...
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Kingsworth Hostel

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Kingsworth Hostel

Kingsworth Hostel is located in beautiful Jack's Hill, Kingston, about 10 minutes from the city centre. The Hostel has private rooms only. It has a fantastic view of the city with route taxis to take you to the city centre, Bob Marley museum, Devon House and other places of interest. Kingsworth i...
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Porty Hostel

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Porty Hostel

Porty Hostel is located in Prospect, the residential neighborhood of Port Antonio, and it's close to the most beautiful beaches of Portland Parish. The common areas of Porty Hostel are formed by a large lounge and dining room (with a computer and internet connection WiFi), a spacious and practical k...
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The Retreat @ A Piece of Paradise Montego Bay

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The Retreat @ A Piece of Paradise Montego Bay

The Retreat has Free: Wifi, secure parking, bed linen & towels, use of swimming pool & sun loungers as well as access to the covered communal area and garden area with covered swinging seats, hammocks, flowers and fruit trees. There is also a laundry room with washing machine (surcharge applies). Th...
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Dancehall Hostel

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Dancehall Hostel

Dancehall Hostel is perfectly tucked down a lil street in a small community known as Jackson Town in Kingston 19, Queensborough. Occasionally, you will hear the ambient reverb of sound-systems playing and citizen shopping at the corner shops in the areas which give visitors the authentic feeling o...
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Backpackers Hostel

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Backpackers Hostel

Backpackers Hostel is centrally located in Kingston, Jamaica and near all major attractions. Also on the property is a Cafe/Bar and Art Gallery which means you can experience some of the Jamaican culture without ever leaving the hostel. We also offer tours with a local tour guide to the major attrac...
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Misty Valley

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Misty Valley

Misty Valley is our family home & guest house. It is approx 7 miles West from Sangster Airport, Mo Bay & situated up in the cool hills. just 7 min drive to the sea & 10 min drive to the river where you can zipline, raft, tube or swim. The humming bird sanctuary is just a 5min drive in the opposite...
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Irie Rest Guesthouse

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Irie Rest Guesthouse

Irie Rest Guesthouse is a family-run accommodation in the heart of BillysBay. Here at Irie Rest Guest House we strive to ensure your vacation is the best it can be. Peaceful hospitable atmosphere ensure a relaxing holiday. Breakfast and Dinner available - excellent food 'Jamaican style' prepared wit...
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Irie Vibez Hostel

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Irie Vibez Hostel

Irie Vibez Hostel is suitable for young adventurers, families and couples for long or short stays. Accommodation is simple and not expensive, however comfortable and functional. Irie Vibez Hostel is situated 5 minutes from the town center and close to the most beautiful beaches of region. It is c...
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Eco Zion Country Beach Cabins

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Eco Zion Country Beach Cabins

Zion Country is a water front property with private (Pebbles) beach. It is set in a beautiful lush garden. It is set up with rustic beach cabins with hammocks and get regular visit from Manatees. (Sea cows). This is the place where you want to be, far away from any commercial tourism with a friendly...
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Ansell

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Ansell's Thatchwalk

For a relaxing, unhurried vacation on the white sand beach of Negril, Ansell's Thatchwalk Cottages is the perfect place to spend your vacation. The atmosphere is very laid-back as you stroll the tropical grounds or bask in the sun or go swimming in the crystal clear sea. The eleven-room cottages...
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Labrish

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Labrish

labrish is japanese owners guesthouse in Jamaica kingston since 1996. it located mid town shopping area it's called ' halfway thee' and very convenience and reasonable. You can stay 22 us in dormitory, dormitory are mans room (6 beds) , ladies room ( 4 beds) and ladies room has own bath room....
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Reggae Moon Guest House

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Reggae Moon Guest House

Our property is Reggae Moon Guest House. Located in the little district of Granville. Granville was one of the first Free villages set up by the Emancipators. You have a chance to experience the true Jamaican culture by living among real Jamaicans. Experience the food, the music and much more. Our r...
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Villa Casa Defe

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Villa Casa Defe

At Villa Casa Defe, our vision is to be a highly successful Villa renowned for our superior customer service, innovation and the ability to do all we can to please our loyal customers. To achieve this, we embrace honesty, togetherness and consistently giving value to our customers. The villa is a f...
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The North Light

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The North Light

Fifteen minutes above Kingston, Jamaica; “The North Light”, a beautiful guesthouse located in Jacks Hill “Reggae Mountain”. Just a short two minute drive or eight minute walk from the biggest weekly Reggae venue in Kingston, “Dub Club”. The five bedroom three bathroom guesthouse, with a view of the...
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Bethel Court Guesthouse

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Bethel Court Guesthouse

One Bedroom Apartment - Full Kitchen, Two Bedroom Apartment - Full Kitchen, Three Bedroom Apartment - Full Kitchen. We offer the ideal place to meet new, young and exciting people with whom you can explore the Island with. We are approximately 15 minutes from the Sangster's International Airport a...
Bethel Court Guesthouse is a guesthouse in Montego Bay. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Dream Hostel Guesthouse

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Dream Hostel Guesthouse

Dream Hostel Guesthouse is a beautiful, small, family-run hostel in a safe, local neighbourhood in the heart of Montego Bay. We provide a home away from home while you're staying with us. Our main aim is to make you feel at home and give you the best Jamaican experience while you're staying with us....
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Valencia Villa Jamaica

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Valencia Villa Jamaica

Valencia is surrounded by a breath taking garden that would be a plant lover’s paradise. The garden is well groomed and as various plants and fruit trees such as: Ackee, Banana, June Plum and Coconuts. Why not have some refreshing coconut juices while you relax in the garden? Now that’s paradise. W...
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Van Villa

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Van Villa

A quaint setting just steps off the main road near the center of Negril square. Convenient 5 minute walk to both beach and cliffs. Convenient to all Negril activities. Beautiful surroundings nestled amidst tropical foliage and a friendly host family. We are very suitable for backpackers. Each ro...
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The Sunrise Club

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The Sunrise Club

The Sunrise Club features 8 deluxe rooms in a tropical Jamaican atmosphere which is sure to warm you up.. 'A home away from home' Sunrise Club established at the end of the sixties, when Negril was destination of travellers searching for a unique experience, of vibrations flowing from regg...
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All Nations Guesthouse

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All Nations Guesthouse

All Nations is a beautiful guesthouse located in Port Antonio, the north part of Jamaica, this part of the island is covered by amazing djungel and turquoise water 10 min from the house. We welcome you too feel the good vibes from the land of reggae music ll Nations Guesthouse is suitable for a...
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Nomads Retreat

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Nomads Retreat

With a terrific view of Kingston City, tucked safely in a cozy residential neighbourhood, Nomad's Retreat offers that home away from home. A quick and beautiful 6 minute drive into the city centre of Liguanea you are sure to get the most out of your Kingston experience. With newly renovated kitchen,...
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Chelsea Inn

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Chelsea Inn

Over 300 guests have enjoyed Chelsea Inn! Located in one of Jamaica's most beautiful city, Montego Bay. We interact based upon your expressed desire! We are always here to welcome all guests and assist with all your travel needs. We are here each morning to put the coffee/tea on, which is included...
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Tru Ites Guesthouse

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Tru Ites Guesthouse

This guesthouse is unique, it gives you access to authentic Jamaica. Set in a tropical, lush jungle neighborhood overlooking Montego Bay, surrounded by the sounds of reggae. With the assistance of the charismatic and hospitable owner Billy you can connect to any side/aspect of Jamaica that you wis...
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Wooflip Hostel

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Wooflip Hostel

Wooflip Hostel is a place to come and experience authentic Jamaica. The property is located just outside of the city, where you will be able to relax and enjoy the best of our facilities. We have a vast experience in the hospitality and tourist sector to offer our guests and travellers a great stay...
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Russell Heights

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Russell Heights

Russell Heights is a self contained one bedroom furnished apartment. Russell Heights is conveniently Located... on the cool foothills of the Blue Mountains, overlooking the historic capital city of Kingston. This gives clients the chance to have a relaxing holiday in a quiet neighborhood tha...
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The Longboarder Surf Camp

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The Longboarder Surf Camp

A little slice of heaven sweetly tucked away on the popular Surf Spot of Roselle Beach. Surf, Kite board or body board, we have waves for everyone ranging from beginner to advanced. Jamaica's Eastern Outpost for good food, cold drinks, good waves, good music & chilled vibes. Enjoy our daily Bon Fi...
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Golden Sunset Villas

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Golden Sunset Villas

Golden Sunset Villas is a landmark for over 30 years and offers 27 charming rooms in lush tropical settings which are uniquely Caribbean. They will live long in your heart after your vacation has ended. Superior rooms have private bathroom, hot and cold water, patio, shared kitchenette between 2...
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T-Bird On The Cliffs

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T-Bird On The Cliffs

Formerly the Dumplin Cottages, we are under new ownership and have transformed the simple guesthouse into a welcoming comfortable retreat. Set on the garden side of the cliff, T-Bird on the Cliffs allows you to slip into Jamaican culture while staying in inviting, comfortable rooms. T-Bird on the...
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Live Like a Local

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Live Like a Local

'Live Like a Local' is a typical family house in a quiet community on the outskirts of the resort town of Ocho Rios, five minutes away from the hustle and bustle of the town. Come idle awhile with the natives and be exposed to our intriguing culture, world class reggae music, beautiful and white san...
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Lighthouse Inn 2

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Lighthouse Inn 2

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Blue Mountain Wilderness Retreat

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Blue Mountain Wilderness Retreat

Blue Mountain is a wilderness Retreat situated 2,000 ft. asl. in the magnificent Blue Mountains. Named after a nearby coffee growing mountain village, the camp site is located is in the Parish of Portland, just 25 minutes drive from Jamaica's north coast. A 1.6 km. hiking trail from the village squa...
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The Fan

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The Fan

The Fan sits nestled in a tropical forest where hummingbirds feed on exotic flowers with one of the most magnificent view of Turtle Crawl Bay, The Trident Castle and The Blue Mountains. Two elegant studios, each one with king size bed bathroom, living room and kitchen. The villa hosts a maximum...
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Spring Garden Guesthouse

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Spring Garden Guesthouse

We would like to welcome you at Spring Garden Bed and Breakfast, an ECO-tourism accommodation in the Eastern part of Jamaica. We are directly located on a deserted beachfront, far away from the stressing crowds of mass tourism. Spring Garden is located in St. Margaret´s Bay, Portland, without any do...
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Winnifrenz Hostel

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Winnifrenz Hostel

Winnifrenz Hostel it a friendly, artistic and joyful place 5 min from Portland Capital Port Antonio. Located in Fairy Hill ,just a step away from the most beautiful free Winnifred Beach,2 min from the worldwide famous Blue Lagoon and close to Boston Bay and Long Bay. The house offers two shar...
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Things to see and do while backpacking in Jamaica.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Jamaica.

If you're already planning to visit Jamaica - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

What You Need to Know Before Travelling to Jamaica

The Jamaican Experience Hey! Are you travelling to Jamaica? Are your suitcases packed? Are you equally anxious and excited because you are not sure what to expect? Read on and allow me to give you an overview of all there is to know about Jamaica.

Toni-Ann Myrie

Tidbits of Jamaica: Kingston and Other Parishes

Welcome to the land of Reggae, vibes and  excellent food. Jamaica, the third-largest Caribbean island, has a population of approximately 2.7 million people and with over 10, 299 sq. km, of vibes and beauty, for you to explore. Its previous Amerindian name ‘Xaymaca’, means and the island is referred as – “the Land of Wood and Water”. Jamaica’s greatest treasures are not only its people, but hidden places that veer off the beaten path. But nonetheless, we will get to them. Here…  In stages…   ?

Colette Campbell

Kingston, Jamaica: Top 10 must see sites

Though Kingston is the capital of Jamaica, it is one of the places least visited by tourists on the island. This is because Kingston serves as more of a business hub for the country and so lacks some of the islands typical charm that is more often found on it’s north coast. There are however quite a few must see geographical, historical and cultural sites that lend themselves to getting a more comprehensive experience of Jamaica. Here is a top 10 list of must see sites in Kingston:

Jodi-Ann Masters

Jamaica: The secret Third-World Country

In January 2014, I embarked on an adventure with my sister to Jamaica, I had no idea what I was getting into and it was shock to the senses when I finally did arrive. I touched down in Kingston on a hot January afternoon; I had waited for three months, with anticipation, to finally see my family’s home country and I was excited to meet people that I wouldn’t necessarily associate with in England and to understand the culture of my ancestors. I had done my research into Jamaica before heading there, talked to a family friend who had been there several times and I was in high spirits, eager to get stuck into a country that I had never been before. I remember the drive from the airport to where we were staying and I also remember, vividly, the look of horror that passed between my sister and I as it finally dawned on us that Jamaica wasn’t the tropical paradise that we had, so foolishly, envisioned.

Abena Malcolm

Destination Jamaica : Travel for R&R

Going on a retreat means taking time away from your daily life to balance yourself. Grab your figure-loving two- or three-piece bathing suit as we travel to Jamaica to explore her holistic landscape. Why? You ask? We’ve already started a new year, and what better way to rejuvenate and restore than by travelling to the St Thomas hillside to the Bath fountain springs, or road-tripping to some of the North Coast’s world-renowned spas? Find out how in eight stops. But before we do, let’s get a few things out the way.

Kadeem Rodgers

A Piece of Jamaica

Welcome to Jamaica If you are planning a getaway, Jamaica – the land of wood and water, has a lot to offer: friendly and happy people, delicious and exotic foods, natural beauty, music, nightlife, rest and relaxation, white sand beaches and everything else you think you need to make your vacation great. Welcome to Jamaica (or as the locals say – Welcome to Jamrock). I want to introduce you to one of my favourite spots to visit, Jakes Treasure Beach Hotel in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. Though this is not not your typical 5 star hotel, it may do you more good than being couped up in the usual fancy hotel suite.  It is also easy on the pocket and most certainly not lacking in amenities – not a bad idea when you are travelling on a budget.

Yulando G. Lee

How to experience Jamaica like a local

I had planned a trip to Jamaica since I first fell in love with reggae music and the Jamaican culture. But, being a full-time student and only having small student jobs it wasn’t easy to save up all that money (around 2000€) for the whole trip.  Finally, on the 24th of December 2016, we were on our way to Jamaica. We had booked our flight already in May 2016 via Skyscanner, which was 1,100€. Having a small budget, we booked our apartment in Montego Bay via Airbnb. Which by the way is in my opinion always the best solution if you want to have a whole apartment for yourself, pay a good price (417€ for 12 days for two people) and be with locals.

jess-piripiri

8 Things to do in Ocho Rios

Jamaica is known for its lush landscape, reggae music, and warm tropical weather. This island has so much to offer it would be almost impossible to fit it all into one trip. If you area planning your next holiday in Jamaica, consider staying in Ocho Rios.

heather-wyatt

How to experience Jamaica like a local

I had planned a trip to Jamaica since I first fell in love with reggae music and the Jamaican culture. But, being a full-time student and only having small student jobs it wasn’t easy to save up all that money (around 2000€) for the whole trip.  Finally, on the 24th of December 2016, we were on our way to Jamaica. We had booked our flight already in May 2016 via Skyscanner, which was 1,100€. Having a small budget, we booked our apartment in Montego Bay via Airbnb. Which by the way is in my opinion always the best solution if you want to have a whole apartment for yourself, pay a good price (417€ for 12 days for two people) and be with locals.

jess-piripiri

Kingston, Jamaica: Top 10 must see sites

Though Kingston is the capital of Jamaica, it is one of the places least visited by tourists on the island. This is because Kingston serves as more of a business hub for the country and so lacks some of the islands typical charm that is more often found on it’s north coast. There are however quite a few must see geographical, historical and cultural sites that lend themselves to getting a more comprehensive experience of Jamaica. Here is a top 10 list of must see sites in Kingston:

Jodi-Ann Masters

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