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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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...
Wooflip Hostel is a hostel in Montego Bay. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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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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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. The Lodge is an architecturally designed, five bedroom, open-plan, split-level home, with an internal garden. It is colour...
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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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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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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Widcombe House

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Widcombe House

Offering free Wifi, Widcombe House is centrally located in walking distance to DanceJa, Bob Marley Museum, US Embassy, shops, supermarkets, and restaurants. There is free parking, hot water, and washer/dryer. Linens and towels provided....
Widcombe House is a guesthouse in Kingston. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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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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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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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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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 the Jamaican culture right here at the hostel. We also offer tours with a local tour guide to the major attractions in Kingst...
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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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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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The Judy House

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The Judy House

The Judy House Cottages - Both 'Judy House' and 'Kim's Place' Cottages nestle privately in the ¼ acre property in front of the main house, providing you with the utmost seclusion while still feeling secure. You will feel comfortable and at home with all the modern amenities. The lush gardens that su...
The Judy House is a guesthouse in Negril. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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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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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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Reggae Hostel Ocho Rios

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Reggae Hostel Ocho Rios

Chill, Vibe and Connect at Reggae Hostel Ocho Rios! Chill with us in comfortable rooms and dorms, lounge areas with free wifi. Vibe with us as we create an enjoyable social environment full of activities. Connect through our links to local life delivering rich experiences! Ocho Rios is the perfect...
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Jay

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Jay's Guest House

Jay's Guest House provides an authentic, rustic Jamaican experience for visitors. An ideal town house in the Blue Mountains within close proximity of the peak trail. Free WIFI is available throughout the property. Its quite a rustic setting with modern amenities. The bathroom is detached from the ho...
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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...
T-Bird On The Cliffs is a hotel in Negril. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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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...
Reggae Hostel is a hostel in Kingston. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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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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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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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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Belleh 23

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Belleh 23

Belleh 23 is a guest-house accommodating creatives (Dancers, Musicians, Artistes, Filmmakers etc.) from across the world. We are located off Charlton Road, a quiet, central part of Kingston 8, close to Halfway Tree, within five minutes’ walk to a 24-hour convenient store, supermarket, restaurants, b...
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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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DeMontevin Lodge Hotel

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DeMontevin Lodge Hotel

DeMontevin Lodge Hotel is a classical place with a modern touch. We offer beautiful sea view rooms and great service. Our staff are very professional and accommodating with great hospitality. The DeMontevin Lodge Hotel is located on the historic Titchfield Hill that provides you with an experience t...
DeMontevin Lodge Hotel is a hotel in Port Antonio. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Reggae Hostel Montego Bay

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Reggae Hostel Montego Bay

Hostel with a reggae vibe and social atmosphere offering a variety of private and shared rooms. We are located in the heart of the Montego Bay city center across the street from both the public transport center and Knutsford Express coach service. Our guests can also benefit from being just steps a...
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Moonrise Hostel

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Moonrise Hostel

If you stay in Moonrise Hostel you will get a taste of raw Jamaica. You will see locals hanging in and around the hostel during the day. On the front porch of the hostel you can chill out and enjoy the good Jamaican vibrations. The locals are always in for a party and will join you without a hassle...
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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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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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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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Jacks Hill Tropical Arcadia

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Jacks Hill Tropical Arcadia

We are twins who are now welcome guests from all over the world to stay at our former childhood home. We enjoy being a part of fond memories of those who stay with us. The rooms are more spacious than the typical. Yard is filled with tropical flowers and fruits which we love for guests to taste. The...
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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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Foote Prints on the Sands Hotel

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Foote Prints on the Sands Hotel

Welcome to our quiet, thirty room hotel on Negril's famous seven mile long white sand beach. We are located on the most exclusive part of Negril beach, next door to superclubs Sandals and Swept Away, but at affordable prices! Come visit Negril and enjoy the most relaxing vacation ever! At Foot...
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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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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...
Golden Sunset Villas is a guesthouse in Negril. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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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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Joys Eco Lodge and Wellness Center of Jamaica

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Joys Eco Lodge and Wellness Center of Jamaica

Joy's Eco Lodge and Wellness Center of Jamaica is located on a Farm in the Hills of St. Mary, Jamaica. We are about 40 minutes outside of Ocho Rios. Our location is perfect for nature loving travelers, who want to live like local Jamaicans. On the farm we grow a variety of fruits and vegetables i...
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Villa Sake

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Villa Sake

Open the doors to a living space filled with cosmopolitan crafts that warm the space, inviting those in need of retreat. Gather inspiration for romance, reflection and reverie on the covered patio where you can watch the waves jump up to reach you. If the mood strikes you to cook, discover a full k...
Villa Sake is a guesthouse in Ocho Rios. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Banana Shout Resort

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Banana Shout Resort

Banana Shout is a intimate and private location of 4 unique Jamaican style cottages perched on the 30 foot cliff's edge of Negril West End all offering spectacular seaside sunset viewing and private snorkeling cove. The cottages with colorful decor and ornamentation offer a balcony with sea views,...
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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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Halo & Isaiah

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Halo & Isaiah's Guesthouse & Hostel

Halo & Isaiah's Guesthouse & Hostel is a cool and nice Hostel. There is a large veranda available in addition to two covered outdoor sitting areas for you to relax in while enjoying the fresh Caribbean breeze which flows by the property 24/7. There is a rooftop cinema with the capacity to seat 30 p...
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The Fan

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The Fan

The Fan is where hummingbirds compete for airspace, feeding on vividly colored exotic flowers. Two elegant studios in villa with private bathroom, living room, kitchen, and private terrace offers to host to a maximum of 6 persons. Strategically located, this villa is only 3 minutes drive to Fre...
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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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Ragamuffin Hostel & Coffee Bar

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Ragamuffin Hostel & Coffee Bar

We are excited to announce that Raggamuffin Hostel is now open for its soft launch. This means that we are ready to welcome guests but are putting on the final touches, to make your stay even more memorable. Thank you and see you soon! Among the various facilities of this property are a garden, a...
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Ocho Rios. River Paradise Eco Homestay

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Ocho Rios. River Paradise Eco Homestay

River Paradise Eco Homestay is set on a beautiful river and surrounded by green lush trees. We have a vast experience in the hospitality sector as well as a great knowledge about the area, elements that we do capitalize to bring the best possible experience to our guests and travellers within our fa...
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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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Piper

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Piper's Cove Resort

Piper's Cove Resort is a seaside resort located in a cove along the magnificent Runaway Bay on Jamaicas world famous north coast. Warm, sunny tropical days with brilliant sunsets are the norm, with cool evenings and star filled nights. This unique property is family owned, and provides the perfe...
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Fisherman

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Fisherman's Point

The Fisherman's Point is a condominium-style resort. All rental units come with kitchenettes and there is a restaurant and bar on site. The property is Ideal for families, couples, singles and groups. Fisherman's Point is located close to the Cruise ship docks in Ocho Rios and across the street...
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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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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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