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Jamaica / this edition written and researched by Paul Clammer, Brendan Sainsbury.

By: Clammer, Paul.
Contributor(s): Sainsbury, Brendan [author.] | Lonely Planet Publications (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Lonely Planet guidebooks: Publisher: Footscray, Victoria : Lonely Planet Publications, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Edition: Seventh edition.Description: 223 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 20 cm.Content type: text | still image | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781742204437; 1742204430.Other title: Lonely Planet Jamaica.Subject(s): Jamaica -- GuidebooksGenre/Form: Guidebooks.DDC classification: 917.292046 | 917.29204
Contents:
Kingston, Blue Mountains & Southeast Coast -- Ocho Rios, Port Antonio & North Coast -- Montego Bay & Northwest Coast -- Negril & West Coast -- South Coast & Central Highlands.
Summary: #1 best-selling guide to Jamaica * Lonely Planet Jamaica is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Groove to the riddims of reggae, release your inner Errol Flynn rafting the Rio Grande and sample Blue Mountains coffee straight from the source; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Jamaica and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Jamaica Travel Guide: *Color maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests *Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - eating & drinking like a local, outdoor activities, landscapes, culture *More than 20 maps *Covers Kingston, Blue Mountains, South Coast, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio, North Coast, Montego Bay, Negril, West Coast, Central Highlands and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Jamaica, our most comprehensive guide to Jamaica is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

#1 best-selling guide to Jamaica *

Lonely Planet Jamaica is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Groove to the riddims of reggae, release your inner Errol Flynn rafting the Rio Grande and sample Blue Mountains coffee straight from the source; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Jamaica and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Jamaica Travel Guide:

Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - eating & drinking like a local, outdoor activities, landscapes, culture More than 20 maps Covers Kingston, Blue Mountains, South Coast, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio, North Coast, Montego Bay, Negril, West Coast, Central Highlands and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Jamaica , our most comprehensive guide to Jamaica is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

Looking for more coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Discover Caribbean Islands guide for a comprehensive look at what the whole region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Paul Clammer and Brendan.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

*Best-selling guide to Jamaica. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA, May 2013 - April 2014.

Previous edition: 2011.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Kingston, Blue Mountains & Southeast Coast -- Ocho Rios, Port Antonio & North Coast -- Montego Bay & Northwest Coast -- Negril & West Coast -- South Coast & Central Highlands.

#1 best-selling guide to Jamaica * Lonely Planet Jamaica is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Groove to the riddims of reggae, release your inner Errol Flynn rafting the Rio Grande and sample Blue Mountains coffee straight from the source; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Jamaica and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Jamaica Travel Guide: *Color maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests *Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - eating & drinking like a local, outdoor activities, landscapes, culture *More than 20 maps *Covers Kingston, Blue Mountains, South Coast, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio, North Coast, Montego Bay, Negril, West Coast, Central Highlands and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Jamaica, our most comprehensive guide to Jamaica is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Plan Your Trip
  • Welcome to Jamaica (p. 4)
  • Jamaica Map (p. 6)
  • Jamaica's Top 15 (p. 8)
  • Need to Know (p. 16)
  • If You Like... (p. 18)
  • Month by Month (p. 20)
  • Itineraries (p. 22)
  • Eat & Drink Like a Local (p. 26)
  • Outdoor Activities (p. 29)
  • Regions at a Glance (p. 33)
  • On the Road
  • Kingston, Blue Mountains & Southeast Coast (p. 36)
  • Kingston (p. 37)
  • Around Kingston (p. 57)
  • Castleton Gardens (p. 57)
  • Bull Bay (p. 57)
  • Port Royal (p. 58)
  • Hellshire Beach Recreation Area (p. 60)
  • Portland Bight Protected Area (p. 60)
  • Spanish Town (p. 60)
  • May Pen & Around (p. 61)
  • Blue Mountains (p. 62)
  • Irish Town (p. 63)
  • Newcastle (p. 63)
  • Holywell Recreation Area (p. 66)
  • Section & Clydesdale (p. 67)
  • Gordon Town & Guava Ridge (p. 67)
  • Mavis Bank (p. 68)
  • Hagley Gap & Penlyne Castle (p. 68)
  • Blue Mountain Peak (p. 69)
  • Southeast Coast (p. 70)
  • Yallahs & Around (p. 71)
  • Morant Bay (p. 71)
  • Retreat (p. 72)
  • Bath (p. 72)
  • Ocho Rios, Port Antonio & North Coast (p. 73)
  • Ocho Rios (p. 76)
  • East of Ocho Rios (p. 84)
  • Reggae Beach to Boscobel Beach (p. 85)
  • Oracabessa (p. 85)
  • Galina Point & Little Bay (p. 87)
  • Brimmer Hall (p. 88)
  • South of Ocho Rios (p. 88)
  • Faith's Pen (p. 88)
  • West of Ocho Rios (p. 88)
  • Mammee Bay (p. 88)
  • St Ann's Bay (p. 89)
  • Priory & Around (p. 90)
  • Runaway Bay (p. 90)
  • Discovery Bay (p. 92)
  • Dry Harbour Mountains (p. 92)
  • Brown's Town (p. 93)
  • Nine Mile (p. 93)
  • Port Antonio (p. 93)
  • East of Port Antonio (p. 98)
  • Port Antonio to Fairy Hill (p. 98)
  • Boston Bay (p. 101)
  • Long Bay (p. 101)
  • Reach Falls (p. 102)
  • Manchioneal (p. 102)
  • Rio Grande Valley (p. 103)
  • Moore Town (p. 103)
  • West of Port Antonio (p. 105)
  • Port Antonio to Buff Bay (p. 105)
  • Charles Town (p. 105)
  • Annotto Bay (p. 106)
  • Robin's Bay (p. 106)
  • Montego Bay & Northwest Coast (p. 107)
  • Montego Bay (p. 109)
  • East Coast to Rio Bueno (p. 124)
  • Ironshore & Rose Hall (p. 124)
  • Falmouth (p. 126)
  • Martha Brae (p. 128)
  • Glistening Waters (p. 128)
  • Duncans (p. 130)
  • Rio Bueno (p. 130)
  • Inland: South of Montego Bay (p. 131)
  • Lethe (p. 131)
  • Rocklands Bird Feeding Station (p. 132)
  • North Cockpit Country (p. 133)
  • Good Hope Estate (p. 133)
  • Windsor (p. 133)
  • Negril & West Coast (p. 135)
  • Negril (p. 138)
  • Negril to Mayfield Falls (p. 151)
  • Green Island Harbour (p. 151)
  • Lucea (p. 152)
  • Mayfield Falls (p. 153)
  • Negril to Savanna-la-Mar (p. 153)
  • Little Bay & Around (p. 153)
  • Frome (p. 154)
  • Roaring River & Blue Hole (p. 154)
  • Savanna-la-Mar (p. 155)
  • South Coast & Central Highlands (p. 156)
  • Bluefields to Black River (p. 157)
  • Bluefields & Belmont (p. 157)
  • Black River (p. 161)
  • South Cockpit Country (p. 163)
  • Middle Quarters (p. 164)
  • Santa Cruz (p. 164)
  • Maggotty (p. 165)
  • Appleton Rum Estate (p. 165)
  • YS Falls (p. 166)
  • Accompong (p. 166)
  • Troy & Around (p. 168)
  • Christiana (p. 168)
  • Mandeville & Around (p. 169)
  • Mandeville (p. 169)
  • Shooter's Hill (p. 172)
  • Mile Gully & Around (p. 172)
  • Treasure Beach & Around (p. 173)
  • Treasure Beach (p. 173)
  • Lover's Leap (p. 179)
  • Alligator Pond (p. 180)
  • Understand
  • Jamaica Today (p. 182)
  • History (p. 184)
  • Jamaican Culture (p. 192)
  • Jamaican Landscapes (p. 200)
  • Survival Guide
  • Directory A-Z (p. 206)
  • Transportation (p. 212)
  • Index (p. 218)