While there may not be a plethora of excursions to do in Montego Bay itself, the location makes arguably the best place to stay in Jamaica. Montego Bay is just 60 minutes east of Negril and 90 minutes west of Ocho Rios home Jamaica’s premier tourist attraction, Dunn’s River Falls. Also not to out-staged is the Blue Hole Secret Falls located in Ocho Rios as well, has become the new phenomenal since the past couple of years.
Negril on the other side is famous for its seven-mile beach and cliff diving at the Rick’s cafe which is also known for watching glorious sunsets. On the Southern Coast of Jamaica there are some other excursions that has become the envy of other resort towns. Attractions like the Black River Safari, YS Waterfalls and the Pelican Bar which is one of the only sea bars in the world. It is a bar made rustic from wood built on sand dunes about a mile out in the Caribbean Sea. Montego Bay is still centrally located to these attractions which are about ninety minutes away.
Montego Bay came on board as a tourist destination during the 1950s. The famous Dr. Cave Beach waters was purported to have had curative properties and so many visitors came to use to beach to rid arthritis. This has what got Montego Bay going and it has not stop since. It now boasts an international airport and a cruise port as well. It has thousands of hotel rooms and has been dubbed the gateway to the Caribbean.
Montego Bay do have its own excursions going such as Zip-line, horse-back ride and swim, ATV and hand feeding humming birds that live in the wild are just some to the excursions in Montego Bay.