Jamaica-Land of Wood and Water

Jamaica: Land of Wood and Water ​Jamaica island nation of the Greater Antilles, 234 kilometres (146 mi) in length and as much as 80 kilometres (50 mi) in width situated in the Caribbean Sea. It is about 620 kilometres (385 mi) northeast of the Central American mainland, 145 kilometers (90 mi) south of Cuba, and…

Jamaica Tours

If the Caribbean were a bar, Jamaica would certainly have been the most popular cocktail being served. The old world charms combine unbelievably well with the modern amenities that tourists can enjoy to lend the tag of the most popular vacation for island tourism.   From the Bob Marley Museum and Devon House in Kingston…

Jamaica Mineral Baths

Jamaica Mineral Baths Jamaica is a famous tourist destination, owing much of its popularity worldwide to its magnificent beaches and tropical weather. Apart from the island’s excellent beaches lie a number of relaxing mineral baths that are increasing in popularity due to their health benefits. Mineral baths or hot springs are natural pools of water…

Jamaica Departure Tax Entry & Regulations

Jamaica Departure Tax, Entry Requirements, and Regulations (2024) Entry Requirements Passport Validity: Passports must be valid for the duration of your stay. Ensure you have at least one blank page for entry and exit stamps. Visa Requirements: Tourists from most countries, including the US, Canada, UK, and EU nations, do not need a visa for…

Getting Married in Jamaica- Requirements

Visitors can be married just 24 hours after arriving in Jamaica providing prior application has been made for a marriage license. Cost of a license is JA$4,000 . Performing officers fees starts at US$100 depending on the location. There are also non-denominational Jamaican Marriage Officers who can perform weddings at their offices, in their homes…

Getting Around in Jamaica

International visitors should be prepared to encounter a few differences when driving in Jamaica. Road conditions in the larger cities and the more tourist-frequented areas of Jamaica are fair to good, but bumps and other roadway nuisances can be extreme in the more rural areas. If you decide to rent a vehicle for exploring the…

Fourteen Parishes in Jamaica

Parishes in Jamaica Jamaica has 14 parishes which are divided into 3 Counties as follows: Cornwall has 5 – St. Elizabeth, Trelawny, St. James, Hanover and Westmoreland. Middlesex has 5 – St. Catherine, St. Mary, Clarendon, St. Ann and Manchester. Surrey has 4 – Kingston, St. Andrew, St. Thomas and Portland. Each parish has its…