Jamaica, a vibrant country famed as the birthplace of reggae music and the third-largest island of the Caribbean.  To see all that Jamaica has to offer, you should venture out past the resort to truly experience the island.  From climbing right up the gorgeous Dunn’s River Falls to hiking, fishing, golfing, snorkeling, horseback riding, scuba diving, kite surfing, visiting the Giddy house, and so much more! You won’t want to miss this incredible journey!

Be sure to visit the Bob Marley Museum in the capital of Kingston.  It is also the former home of Bob Marley where you’re able to take a glimpse into his life. In need of a little afternoon snack? Check out the café while you are there. You can also visit Nine Mile where Bob Marley was born and is now buried. 

If you are in Ochos Rios, ride a lift to the top of the mountain and head down in a bobsled – a spotlight on a Jamaican sport that you might not initially think of.  You can also zip through the greenery of the island on an ATV to enjoy an incredible view and experience of the island.

Consider taking a bamboo rafting trip down the Martha Brae River to learn about the local culture and history – the views will take your breath away.  Want to see crocodiles and other wildlife in their natural habitat? Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime experience and take a trip to the Black River Safari.

If you love golf, spend some time at the par-71 championship green at the Tryall Club.  You can also venture around the course to enjoy the beauty of the Caribbean Sea.

Immerse yourself in the Rasta culture and take a trip to the Rastafari Indigenous Village. There you’ll be able to visit a medicinal herb farm and see their handmade drums and soaps. Be sure to enjoy some coconut water served in a calabash bowl.

Scotchies serves locals and tourists alike and is famous for their family style jerk chicken. You can also take a cooking class at Jakes in Treasure Beach to try your hand at your own Jamaican dishes.

Visit the famous Hampden Estate for a rum tour in Falmouth.  Sip on a rum punch and take in some of the Jamaican history.  While you are there, you can also try their jerk foods and rap with locals to give you an authentic experience.

Before going home, take a catamaran trip and snorkel to see the fishes native to Jamaica, such as the pufferfish.