"Jamaica" Top 5 Page for this destination Jamaica by tpangelinan
Jamaica Travel Guide: 2,528 reviews and 5,062 photos
Montego Bay is beautiful. We stayed at Sandals, Inn, Montego Bay. This gave us a quiet hotel, but access to 2 larger more active hotels and lots of resturants.
No private beach at the Inn, (don't let the photos fool you). We went across the street and swam and sunned on the beach anyway. Lots and lots of locals will try to sell you lots of items. Tip: Buy small item from largest group/biggest guy on beach the first day. They'll leave you alone after that. You will learn to say NO Thanks.
If you are on any kind of 12 step program, perhaps Jamaica is not your island. You will be approached by multitudes of all walks of life trying to sell you extra curricular activities.
Just say No thanks or .....(I'll leave that up to you folks at home).
If you like water sports, good food, beautiful beaches, (and I am an expert on beaches) you will love Jamaica!
Sandals Inn is beautiful, and the view from our room was perfect. A mild dissapointment for me was the fact that a 10 foot wall is around the resort to keep out sales people and so on. This means no ocean view from ground floor anywhere except the front door and the back gate. We worked around that. The other two hotels have lots of dining, pool bars and so forth with ocean views.
- Pros:Great swimming, nice weather, great photo opps
- Cons:High pressure sales everywhere, driving.
- In a nutshell:Urge to cry when time to leave...
If you love the ocean, you can not go wrong with this island. Mike took over 500 pictures here. This was on the way to... more travel advice
Just as every 'perfect' place has a con hiding somewhere, so does Jamaica. Wide spread poverty on this island has driven... more travel advice
- See All How about a giant water slide???
- See All Free Snorkeling from Resort
- Jamaicans are friendly.
- See All At Sandals Royal Carribean, Montego Bay
- Chuka Blue Horse back Riding
tpangelinan's Related Pages
Jamaica Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "Jamaica-love it or hate it!"
- "“No problem, mon”"
- "~ Jamaica The Island Of Paradise ~"
- "Island of surprises"
- "Jamaica...Paradise Found"
- See All...
- Things to Do in Jamaica
- Hotels in Jamaica
- Transportation in Jamaica
- Nightlife in Jamaica
- Restaurants in Jamaica
- Shopping in Jamaica
- Warnings and Dangers in Jamaica
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Jamaica
- 57 Reviews
- 76 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 3 Cities
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (51)
Have you been to Jamaica?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Jamaica
Top 10 Pages
- Top 5 Page for this destination Key West Intro, 65 reviews, 69 photos
- Washington D.C. Intro, 55 reviews, 59 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Charleston Intro, 32 reviews, 74 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Delaware Intro, 40 reviews, 52 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Fort Myers Beach Intro, 38 reviews, 52 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Rehoboth Beach Intro, 45 reviews, 44 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Lucaya Intro, 17 reviews, 66 photos, 2 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Virginia Beach Intro, 40 reviews, 41 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Florida Intro, 34 reviews, 35 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Wilmington Intro, 29 reviews, 40 photos, 1 travelogue