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Come, enjoy Jamaica with us

15 May

 

The island of Jamaica holds many beautiful treasure, here are a few highlights  to help you enjoy Jamaica.

Outdoor Activities

  • Hiking and camping in the Blue Mountain or the Long Mountain area. The parishes of St. Andrew, St. Thomas and Portland usually see much hiking due to the mountainous terrain and natural beauty found in these areas. These terrains are also  enjoyed by cyclists, bikers and nature lovers wanting to enjoy Jamaica in a very natural and relaxed scene. The atmosphere in parts of these parishes are cold hence making them very good for the farming of coffee.
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Billy Wilmot “Legendary Jamaican surfer”

  • Surfing- yes I said it. Jamaica has a few surfing breaks that you can enjoy on your next visit. Due to that the fact that many are unaware of our surfing history, not many visitors get a  chance to indulge. The Eastern as well as the Southern part of the island is great for surfing.
  • Beach and Rivers: Jamaica has  numerous beaches and rivers to enjoy snorkeling, swimming, sailing, surfing, diving, rafting to name a few. Hanging out at the beach just reading a book, sunbathing, listening to music is also a choice.

Enjoy Jamaica through our Food:

  • Ackee and Saltfish (our national dish) with fried dumplings and fried plantains can be enjoyed at most restaurant, fast food shops and cafeteria around the island usually at breakfast time.  Saltfish or banana fritters (stamp and go).
  • Curried goat and stew peas (can be done with or without pork) both served with white rice.
  • Jerk chicken and festivals.
  • Patties are a delight to try. Patties can be enjoyed in Beef, Chicken (curry), Jerk Chicken, Curried Goat, Fish, Cheese (beef along with cheese) and soy to name a few.
  • Red peas soup.
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Sweet potato pudding

Pastries:

The Jamaican pastry table includes: Sweet Potato pudding, Cornmeal pudding, Coconut Drops, Peanut cake, Coconut Rolls and Devon House I-scream. It would definitely be unforgiving to come and not enjoy Jamaica’s flavour through some of the native dishes. The explosion of flavours and creativity that are found within these dishes will be second to none.

 Enjoy Jamaica’s night life:

There is never a shortage of social events and parties here in Jamaica. While there are social events every night  weekends are usually the busiest as the weekend is seen as a time of relaxation. Sports bars and lounges  offers great food and entertainment and can be a fun spot for a good girls/boys night out. . There are adults only entertainments  as well as family oriented entertainment.

There are a mirage of ways to enjoy Jamaica and it’s culture when visiting.

Share with us any activity that gave you the true Jamaican experience and if you have never been to Jamaica, come and enjoy Jamaica.

 

Five Interesting Facts About Jamaica

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jamaican flagJamaica is known for its beautiful beaches, the warm and inviting weather and its cool and friendly people. With a population of about 2.8 million people, the beautiful island has blessed the world with some of the most talented singers like, the King of Reggae music, Bob Marley, the man himself Peter Tosh and also the smooth Dennis Brown, just to name a few. In addition to its music,it is also safe to say that they know all about the fast life, from athletes like Asafa Powell, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson to the legend of tracks, Usain St.Leo Bolt (fastest man on the planet!).One would think that they’ve heard just about everything they need to know about Jamaica, but here are five interesting facts about the country that most people didn’t know ( yes, even Jamaicans ).

  • Jamaica is the only flag in the world that does not share any of the colours on the American flag. Every other flag has white, red or blue, except Jamaica. The black, gold and green that represent the country’s flag confirm how truly unique Jamaica is.
  • The Manchester Golf Cub in Jamaica, established in 1868, is the oldest in the western hemisphere.
  • There is a place called Whitefield Hall that does not have any electricity.Located in the Blue Mountains of St Thomas, this hostel can host up to 33 people in the rustic accommodations. Within the house there is no electricity, so night-time light comes from Tilley kerosene pressure lamps and normal kerosene lanterns. All bathrooms are shared and only have cold running water.
  • There is a bar that is located in the middle of the ocean. Yes, you read that right. The Pelican’s bar is located 1 mile from shore and the closest town from the bar is Black River which is 7 miles away. Reviewers have called it the coolest bar in the world!
  • There is a secret spot that celebrities love! Two words, Geejam Hotel! This private getaway is hands down one of the most beautiful places that one could ever visit in Jamaica. Located in Port Antonio, this exclusive hotel has a bushbar, private Jacuzzis and even its very own recording studio. This is definitely the 8th wonder of the world.

Plan a Trip Today

Well there you have it, some interesting facts about Jamaica, and most of all, some interesting places to visit. Don’t just sit there gawking, plan a trip today with Cavanor Auto Rentals. Choose your car, load in your luggage, turn on the GPS if necessary and prepare to have the time of your life! Who knows, you may even discover some new facts about the island of Jamaica.

Enjoy the luxuries that Jamaica has to offer with a vehicle rented  from Cavanor Auto Rentals.

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