Jamaica on the road | Explore

A rambling road trip is one of the best ways to explore the diverse landscapes of Jamaica — from forested mountains to valleys and villages, from the cliffs of Negril to the waterfalls of Ocho Rios

  • Said to have been first planted in the seventeenth century, Bamboo Alley in St Elizabeth Parish stretches for two and a half miles between the villages of Lacovia and Middle Quarters — a sun-dappled tunnel of green along the road to the south coast. Pho
  • A fresh coconut from a roadside fruit stall — like this one in St Mary Parish — is the best thirst-quencher on a long country drive. Photo by Jon Arnold Images Ltd/Alamy Stock Photo
  • Limestone cliffs mark Jamaica’s westernmost tip, close to Negril. Photo by Ian Dagnall/Alamy Stock Photo
  • The view is all green on the drive through the hills of St Ann Parish. Photo by Scott Kemper/Alamy Stock Photo
  • Fresh water meets salt near Ocho Rios on the north coast, as a small river plunges into the crystal sea. Photo by National Geographic Image Collection/Alamy Stock Photo
  • Jamaica map

Caribbean Airlines operates daily return flights to Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston and Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay from destinations in the Caribbean and North America

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