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Experience Jamaica

Jamaica Overview
  • Caribbean island of contrasts from the misty peaks of the Blue Mountains to the white-sand beaches of Negril and Montego Bay
  • Enticing mix of reggae culture, colonial heritage and world class beaches
  • The home of many delicious flavours including sugar, rum, coffee, yams, and bananas
  • The birthplace of Reggae music legend Bob Marley

As the birthplace of reggae, Jamaica's infectious rhythms and positive vibes will capture your heart and feet the moment you arrive. The laidback atmosphere continues in the country's pristine white sand beaches and a warm climate that beckons rest and relaxation. To get the blood pumping, a hike through the misty, world-famous Blue Mountains awaits. Or explore incredible terrain via ATV, Jeep Safari or a thrilling zipline ride through a tropical canopy. Incredible, exotic flavours keep you well-fed along the way, from mangos and bananas to Jamaica's national fruit — the delicious ackee. Just a taste of Jamaica's iconic street food — jerk chicken — will have you craving another bite of the tender, spicy meat. Throughout your stay, you'll not only be delighted by Jamaica's temperate climate but the equally warm and friendly disposition of its people.

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Travel tips

National language: English

Language notes: Hello! While English is widely spoken in Jamaica, many locals also speak Creole, known as patois.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: American devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for our full packing list.

What to buy: Recreate the mouthwatering experience of Jamaica's delicious street eats with a bottle of traditional jerk sauce, made of spicy peppers, cloves, cinnamon onions and other spices that invigorate any barbecued meat or seafood. Blue Mountain coffee beans are praised as one of the finest in the world. And if there's still room in your suitcase, slip in a bottle of Appleton Rum.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. They are also on hand to recommend the bst experiences to ensure you make the ost of your time away. Be sure to attend you welcome briefing to learn about the handpicked selection of Sunwing Experiences offered for your destination.

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Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions. Please note that all pricing listed is subject to change with or without notice.

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