Jamaica is a near-perfect family vacation destination. Hotels and all-inclusive resorts have extensive facilities to enchant and entertain the entire family. We've reviewed several Jamaican resorts, including Beaches Negril, Hotel Rui Palace Tropical Bay and the Grand Palladium. With their sparkling swimming pools and glorious beaches, it’s easy to see why many vacationers never leave their resort’s cushy confines.
But Jamaica is a lot more than beautiful beaches. Pull yourself out of the salty sea and venture outside of the hotel’s gates, because this intriguing country merits exploration. Jamaica is a land full of history and culture, as well as tons of active vacation activities.
As many family travelers utilize the tourist towns of Negril, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios as a base, our guide will focus on these areas. Most hotels will gladly help you arrange off-site transportation. Here’s our list of the best activities worth shaking the sand off for. Let’s go!