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Jamaica is one of the Caribbean's most beautiful islands - its lush tropical vegetation spreads from shore to mountains. Its music is appreciated around the world. And its many beachfront resorts attract over a million travelers a year.
Each has a different personality.
It's number one in popularity.
In the 1960s to 70s, hippies discovered untouristed Negril. In the 1980s, tourists began to flock in. Today, over a million vacation here. They tend to be mainstream vacationers.
Chief tourist draws
They are Negril's long white-sand beach, its affordable beachfront resorts, and its relaxed lifestyle.
Negril is well-positioned for sunsets because it faces west over the Caribbean Sea. The sunsets are magnificent.
The North Shore has more upscale resorts than Negril and attracts a more sophisticated traveler. Stellar resorts include:
Half Moon Bay
Montego Bay is its most famous North Shore vacation area. Ocho Rios is also well known.
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The two Jamaica photos in my montage are copyrighted by the Jamaica Tourist Board. Both are used with permission.