Destination Spotlight: Jamaica

Immerse yourself in the wonder and beauty of Jamaica as we spotlight this luxurious destination!

At Zoëtry® Montego Bay Jamaica, we’re excited to share our favorite Jamaican sights, sounds and tips.

Read on to learn more about all that Jamaica has to offer!

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Escape to Zoëtry Montego Bay for your Jamaican getaway in the sun!

Jamaica is trimmed in long sandy beaches and crystal-clear Caribbean waters. Beyond the sand, the land has soul-stirring beauty with lush forest along misty mountain peaks and hidden waterfalls. An array of smoky, fresh and tropical flavors are to be discovered. You’ll find yourself swaying to the soothing, rhythmic music the country is famous for. Friendly smiles and open arms will welcome you under the warm island sun.  Jamaica is a treat for all the senses!

Jamaica: A Bucket List for the Senses

Sights

In Jamaica, you’ll find beauty on land and under the sea.  The clear, calm waters are ideal for snorkeling and diving among a rainbow of colorful coral and tropical fish. The Montego Bay Marine Park, extending along the entire bay, is a fully underwater national park.  Here you can also experience sea life with a glass bottom boat tour.

waterfall

Beauty is all around at Zoëtry Montego Bay!

After dark, the luminous lagoon is a natural phenomenon you won’t want to miss. As you pass through the waters, a blue glow will follow and surround you in this bio-luminescent bay.

Sounds

drums

Feel the rhythm of the island at Zoëtry Montego Bay!

As the founder of genres including ska, reggae and toasting (which evolved into rapping) – Jamaica has been internationally influential in music.  Bob Marley, sometimes called the King of Reggae, was born and grew up on the island.  Immerse yourself with reggae culture and Rastafarian heritage with a visit to Bob Marley’s hometown and childhood home in Nine Miles.

Smell

Grill

This isn’t your local market’s jerk chicken! The best aromas of paradise are all around at Zoëtry Montego Bay.

Breathe in the fresh forest air on a hike in the Blue Mountains or from the treetops on a zipline tour. Wherever you are in Jamaica, you won’t be far from the smell of smoky Jamaican barbecue…

Taste

Food

Our gourmet chefs at Zoëtry Montego Bay infuse flavors of Jamaica into delicious dishes!

Jamaican Jerk and barbeque, Red Stripe beer, Jamaican rum and Saltfish & Ackee (the national dish) – should be included in your bucket list of things to try while in Jamaica. An array of smoky, fresh and tropical flavors are to be discovered. Coffee lovers can delight in a tour of the Croydon Plantation. Enjoy mountain scenery and sample the world-famous Blue Mountain coffee, tropical fruits and sugarcane from the source.

Feel

Woman swimming in tropical waterfall

Feel the energy of paradise when you stay at Zoëtry Montego Bay!

Feel the warm Caribbean sun shining down on you and the soft sand beneath your feet.  Swim underneath a waterfall and feel its cool waters cascade over you.  Indulge in a massage at the spa. With its beauty, music, flavors, and people, you will feel the island vibe.

Jamaica also offers multiple events throughout the year – check them out!

Events

Reggae Sumfest – July Reggae Sumfest, the largest music festival in Jamaica, takes place over 5 days in July. DJs, Jamaican reggae artists, including the Marley’s, as well as international artists take the stage in Montego Bay.

Bob Marley

Visiting Zöetry Montego Bay in July? Listen to your favorite reggae songs!

Montego Bay Jerk Festival – August 1 – This all-day event includes a presentation of jerk eats, family-oriented activities, and a cook-off.  It’s a great way to experience authentic Jamaican cuisines and festivals.

International Marlin Tournament – September – Founded in 1960, the annual International Marlin Tournament takes place at the Montego Bay Yacht Club with a fishing competition, beach parties, entertainment and more.

Boat

When you visit Zoëtry Montego Bay in September, you can take part in this fantastic tournament!

Don’t wait on this adventure! Book your trip to Jamaica and Zoëtry Montego Bay by using our Wanderlust Promotion going on now! Also, be sure to check out our special offers page for more deals!

Find yourself at Zoëtry Montego Bay, a boutique resort in the upscale Ironshore neighborhood. Just steps away from the Caribbean Sea, all 49 suites were designed with a holistic approach in three main buildings: Wood & Water, Bamboo and Blue Mountain – a nod to Jamaica’s ecological tapestry.

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