Cruise to Montego Bay

Crystal Clear water in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Top 5 things to do in Montego Bay

  1. Taste the Jamaican jerk chicken
  2. Hand-feed hummingbirds
  3. Spend the day on the beach
  4. Float down the Martha Brae River
  5. Tour an 18th-century (haunted) sugar plantation
Known for: BeachesHistorySpicy Food

Smile, you're in Jamaica. And you're on vacation in the island's tourist mecca. Most of the restaurants and attractions are centered along Gloucester Avenue — known as the "Hip Strip" — and in downtown MoBay, as it's called by locals and locals-for-a-day alike. Beach lovers will find paradise at Doctor's Cave Beach. The port's vibrant history reverberates in the great houses built in Jamaica's colonial days; more adventurous excursions tempt the brave to head out of town and into the hills. Everyone eats well. But the star attraction of MoBay — as anywhere in Jamaica — is the people themselves: Warm, open-hearted and eager to share their diverse and fascinating culture.

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Montego Bay Highlights


  • Doctor’s Cave Beach Club – right in the middle of the action
  • Sunset Beach near the Hip Strip with no entry fee
  • Private beach at the adults-only Sandal's Montego Bay


  • Tour the 18th century sugar plantation that is Rose Hall Great House
  • Try the delicious Ital (Rastafarian) food at Jerry’s Restaurant
  • Float down the Martha Brae River on a Bamboo Raft


  • Go on a food tour with Your Jamaican Tour Guide and dine where the locals dine
  • Sample the Ital (Rastafarian) food at Jerry’s Restaurant
  • Sink your teeth into the Jamaican jerk chicken and pork at Scothie’s
  • Jamaican Patties at Juici Patties or Tastee


  • Go tubing down the Martha Brae River
  • Zipline through the jungle
  • Hand-feed a hummingbird at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary


  • Buy a daypass at the kids-free Sandal’s Montego Bay
  • Go horseback riding along the beach
  • Taste your way through Montego Bay on a food tour


  • Look for wall hangings or straw items at the Old Fort Craft Market
  • Search for local spices or sauces such as Walkerswood jerk sauce
  • Caffeine lovers can’t leave Jamaica without Blue Mountain coffee

Shore Excursions

  • Go ziplining and climb Dunn’s River Falls with Chukka
  • Experience Jamaica’s natural and colonial history while on horseback
  • Go tubing in the cool water of the Marths Brae River


  • Rose Hall Great House – immaculately restored mansion from 1770
  • Hand-feeding the an adorable hummingbird
  • Bamboo rafting down the Martha Brae River

Solo Exploration

  • Head to Rocklands Bird Sanctuary to hand-feed a hummingbird
  • Relax on the secret beach that is Sunset beach near the Hip Strip
  • Go on a food tour with Your Jamaican Tour Guide