HIGHLIGHTS

time zone

Eastern Std. Time (GMT-5)

known for

Reggae, Rich Culture, and

White Sand Beaches

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

English

DISCOVER JAMAICA WITH ALL FIVE SENSES

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.

A clear and bold header

Renowned for creating new and original genres including ska, reggae and dancehall, Jamaica’s styles have influenced music worldwide. Get a feel for the island by listening to our Sounds of Jamaica playlist.

EVENTS IN JAMAICA

Jamaica is rich in culture and celebrations! Check out these exciting upcoming events.
Sailboats in the ocean

JANUARY

Pineapple Cup

The Pineapple Cup is an 811-nautical mile race. Starting in Miami and ending in Montego Bay, this offshore race has taken place every other year since 1961.  Mark your calendars, because this is a yacht race you will not want to miss!

woman in carnival costume

APRIL

Bacchanal

Bacchanal, Jamaica’s version of Carnival, is a full season of parties, costumes, festivals and parades. The weeklong finale takes place before Easter with a costumed parade called The Road March.

Jamaican Easter bun

APRIL

Easter

Easter in Jamaica is celebrated widely throughout the country. But what makes the celebration different than other places in the world is the traditional Jamaican Easter bun and cheese.  Try out this legendary dish in a bunch and cheese eating contest at Sunscape Splash and Sunscape Cove Montego Bay.

Sumfest crowd

JULY

Reggae Sumfest

Reggae Sumfest, the largest music festival in Jamaica, takes place over 5 days in July. Local and international music acts take the stage in Montego Bay to celebrate Jamaica’s culture and reggae/dancehall roots.

Jerk chicken on a grill

AUGUST

Montego Bay Jerk Festival

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.

Yachts at the dock

SEPTEMBER

International Marlin Tournament

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.

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OUR RESORTS

ZOMBJ

Zoëtry Montego Bay Jamaica

A stay at Zoëtry Montego Bay offers each guest a complimentary boat trip to spectacular snorkeling spots as well as 24-hr concierge service. Take an Elevated Escape with Club Mobay access—a VIP airport lounge and a sunset cruise.

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SESMB

Secrets St. James Montego Bay

Set along a private peninsula, you’ll find a modern interpretation of Jamaica’s sophisticated soul with a piano bar, newly renovated rooms and a stunning beach with authentic Jamaican jerk carts ready to serve you.

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SEWMB

Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay

Day and night, this vibrant getaway is full of options including a catamaran* exclusively for Secrets Resorts & Spas’ guests, nearby golf, a nightclub and full access to its neighbor, Secrets St. James.

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BREMB

Breathless Montego Bay Resort & Spa

The only rooftop pool bar in Jamaica, theme parties, a beach club and five bars and lounges will welcome you to the party at Breathless Montego Bay. Enjoy full access to both Secrets Resorts & Spas next door.

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YOUR JAMAICA

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@billiekay11 Secrets Wild Orchid
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@davidib2015 Sunscape Cove Montego Bay
@foreveryfriday
@foreveryfriday Breathless Montego Bay
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@doctorstravel Sunscape Splash Montego Bay
@funkylici0us
@funkylici0us Sunscape Splash Montego Bay
@porkchopsailor
@porkchopsailor Sunscape Splash Montego Bay
@ji00si
@ji00si Secrets Wild Orchid
@colej_2
@colej_2 Sunscape Splash Montego Bay
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@sammicody Secrets Wild Orchid
@kristanlynne
@kristanlynne Secrets Wild Orchid
@cmayor
@cmayor Breathless Montego Bay
@porkchopsailor
@porkchopsailor Sunscape Splash Montego Bay
@foreveryfriday
@foreveryfriday Breathless Montego Bay
@ijeomakola
@ijeomakola Zoëtry Montego Bay
@porkchopsailor
@porkchopsailor Sunscape Splash Montego Bay
@talliecat255
@talliecat255 Sunscape Splash Montego Bay
@jamesonsmommy
@jamesonsmommy Sunscape Cove Montego Bay
@mary_mk73
@mary_mk73 Breathless Montego Bay
@livelaughlove416
@livelaughlove416 Sunscape Splash Montego Bay
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