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Montego Bay, Jamaica

The recently renovated "Mo' Bay," as the locals call this town, competes with Ocho Rios as the island's most visited resort town. Montego Bay has great bars and restaurants, renowned shopping, and an endless array of leisure activities. And with the friendly hospitality of the Jamaican people, having a great time is always "no problem."

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Montego Bay, Jamaica

Port of Call

The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Enjoy a scenic drive through Jamaica's interior to Appleton Estate. Learn how rum is made. Sample wet sugar and different-aged rums. Purchase a collector's item exclusively available at Appleton Estate and enjoy a Jamaican lunch.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Explore the island's beaches by swimming, sunning, snorkeling, diving, partying and horseback-riding, then relax with a local favorite, Red Stripe beer.
  • Stroll down bustling Gloucester Avenue with great shopping and restaurants.

Sporting Adventures

Play a round of golf at the beautiful Wyndham Rose Hall Golf & Beach Resort (featuring a waterfall at the 15th green) or one of the many other wonderful courses in the area.

Shopping for Bargains

Montego Bay has phenomenal savings on designer jewelry and giftware. The best duty-free shopping in Mo' Bay is at the City Centre shopping area and at the Half Moon Shopping Village. With some of the best prices in the entire Caribbean on jewelry and fine watches, "duty-free savings" is the phrase to use when describing the shopping in this port. For best buys on jewelry, look for diamonds, tanzanite and other gemstones, as well as gold. The best names in watches can be found here, including Movado, Raymond Weil, and Tissot, at prices recognized as some of the lowest in the Caribbean. Be sure to pick up some of Jamaica's world-famous Blue Mountain coffee and rum, as well as local art and unique T-shirts.

Local Currency

The official currency is the Jamaican dollar (JMD). U.S. dollars, traveler's checks and credit cards are widely accepted.

Weather in Montego Bay, Jamaica


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 84° 28.89°
Average Low 72° 22.22°
Mean Temperature N/A N/A
Record High N/A N/A
Record Low N/A N/A
Precipitation Inches Centimeters
Average Precip. 1.91 in 4.85 cm

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