Explore Montego Bay

A Real Melting Pot

The tropical adventure of your dreams awaits you in Montego Bay, Jamaica’s second city and major cruise ship port. Whether you’re looking to relax on perfect white sandy beaches with clear blue skies above, be swept away in the rocking nightlife steps from your hotel, enjoy a round of golf on our spectacular courses or enjoy thrilling experiences that etch lifetime memories, you’ll find it in enchanting “Mobay.” Often referred to as the complete resort, Montego Bay is known for its luxurious accommodations and world-class golf courses. The famous Hip Strip (Jimmy Cliff Boulevard) offers an array of restaurants, bars, and shops.
Go on snorkeling or diving adventures at the Montego Bay Marine Park and explore colorful coral reefs teeming with tropical fish and check out Doctor’s Cave Reef and Secrets Reef for some of the best snorkeling spots in Montego Bay. The stately Rose Hall Great House is a must visit to learn about the legend of Annie Palmer, the “White Witch of Rosehall”. If you are brave enough, tour the famous mansion at night when it is said that Annie Palmer roams the halls of the haunted estate.
Montego Bay is a marvelous melting pot of cultures, buzzing with locals, visitors, and expats who’ve made Jamaica their home. Enjoy the exuberant pubs and clubs, the wide array of eateries, the pristine beaches, the incredible artistry and craftsmanship of our people, and the diverse accommodations here ranging from all-inclusive resorts to boutique hotels to suit every taste.

Get to know Montego Bay

We’ll get you on the right track. Montego Bay is the perfect spot to get your Jamaican adventure off to a good start. Here are a couple of things to know; from facts to handy tips, what clothes to pack and what you shouldn’t leave without seeing.

Facts About Montego Bay


As Jamaica’s third most populous city, Montego Bay is booming with attractions and activities for every type of traveler.
You can go on an epic eco-adventure where you’ll journey through awe-inspiring caverns gleaming with wondrous geographical treasures that were once a hideout for Maroon warriors. Or, take the family or friend group over to Paintball Jamaica or a fun-filled day of play in a wooded area with plenty of shade. Another option is a relaxing and blissful ride down the Martha Brae river rafting on a carefully hand-crafted bamboo raft surrounded by nothing but greenery and water with the sound of wind breezing through the trees, flowing streams, and birds singing.
You’ll also find lots of different types of beaches here to explore along with an abundance of water activities among the multitude of things to do in Jamaica.


There are some Montego Bay attractions you simply must not miss. Practice your “to di world” pose in front of the Usain Bolt statue at the sports bar of the fastest man in the world, also near the Hip Strip. Then venture into downtown to visit Sam Sharpe Square, bustling with local city culture and featuring a cobblestone plaza with historical monuments. Here, you’ll be able to visit the Montego Bay Cultural Center and immerse yourself in the history of the characteristic town and learn the meaning behind Sam Sharpe Square
There’s no shortage of restaurants. It’s a tremendous location for the foodie hoping to sample Jamaica’s best. Insider tip: ask your local tour guide to share with you their favorite eatery to sample some of the best homemade cooking featuring authentic Jamaican flavor.
Find more Montego Bay tips and facts rounded up to help you have the best time in our tropical paradise.


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