9 days in Jamaica Itinerary

9 days in Jamaica Itinerary

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9 days in Jamaica Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  4​h
1
Port Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Ocho Rios
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Negril
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Montego Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
night
Port Antonio

Port Antonio ©
A coastal getaway from coastal getaways, Port Antonio offers a break from the more touristy retreats in the west of the island.
On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Grande, take in the spiritual surroundings of Portland Parish Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Winifred Beach, and finally pick up some local products at Boston Jerk Centre.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Port Antonio sightseeing planner .

Newark, USA to Port Antonio is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Newark in December: high temperatures in Port Antonio hover around 88°F and lows are around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ocho Rios.

Things to do in Port Antonio

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rio Grande
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Winifred Beach ©
Winifred Beach
Portland Parish Church ©
Portland Parish Church
Boston Jerk Centre ©
Boston Jerk Centre

2
nights
Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios ©
A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
On the 26th (Wed), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the dramatic scenery at Dunn's River Falls and Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback, stop by KDK LoFt Jamaica, then admire the sheer force of Blue Hole, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

Before you visit Ocho Rios, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Port Antonio to Ocho Rios takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Ocho Rios sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Negril.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

3
nights
Negril

Negril ©
Once Jamaica's hidden gem, Negril has significantly expanded its infrastructure without losing its casual way of life.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Half Moon Beach and Mary, Gate of Heaven Catholic Church. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Seven Mile Beach and Bloody Bay. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Booby Cay Island, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, identify plant and animal life at Barney's Flower & Hummingbird Garden Jamaica, and stop by Irie Art.

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Traveling by bus from Ocho Rios to Negril takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Montego Bay.

Things to do in Negril

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach
Booby Cay Island ©
Booby Cay Island

2
nights
Montego Bay

Montego Bay ©
The second largest city in Jamaica, Montego Bay boasts an international airport and a major cruise-line terminal, so it regularly receives a big influx of visitors to the island.
On the 31st (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary (Near Montego Bay), steep yourself in history at The Cage, then steep yourself in history at Rose Hall Great House, and finally tee off at White Witch Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then kick back and relax at Doctor's Cave Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Montego Bay travel planner .

Getting from Negril to Montego Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Rocklands Bird Sanctuary (Near Montego Bay)
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Doctor's Cave Beach ©
Doctor's Cave Beach
Rose Hall Great House ©
Rose Hall Great House

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