3 days in Jamaica

Total Trip Time: 4 days (2 weekend days + 2 days PTO)

Major Attractions Visited:

  1. The Everglades (Layover at Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)
  2. Downtown Montego Bay
  3. Luminous Lagoon (Bioluminescent Bay) in Falmouth
  4. Doctor’s Cave Beach
  5. Greenwood Great House
  6. Mobay Kotch

 

The Best Layover: The Everglades
The plan was this: Get in at 5am, rent a car, drive to the Everglades for a sunrise hike, take
Montego Bay Has a Curfew (But it’s largely ignored)
There’s a city-wide 8pm curfew and state of emergency called in response to a high number of gang-related homicides.
The Mobay Kotch is a Hidden Gem
Built in the 1760s, this beautiful building has had many lives. Most recently, it was our temporary home (and inspiration
It glows! Swimming in a Bioluminescent Bay in Jamaica
It was one of the coolest things we've seen in this world.
The Greenwood Great House
The Greenwood Great House was one of the only plantation homes to survive the Christmas Rebellion of 1831.
Observations on Schools in Jamaica
“Parents will go without, but Jamaicans take great pride in getting their children to school every day in a crisp,