Jamaica is often thought of as a romantic island, which makes it the perfect destination for an anniversary or honeymoon. In fact, it is often counted among one of the most romantic islands in the world, with amazing moonlit nights and sunny laid-back days.
There is no shortage of secluded beaches, lush green rainforests and beautiful spots on the island and there is nothing better than chilling in a luxurious Jamaica beach house to start your romantic getaway.
Here are some of the most romantic and fun spots to explore by couples visiting Jamaica.
1. Blue Lagoon Adventures
The Blue Lagoon is definitely one of the most romantic spots in Jamaica. It is no wonder that the famous 1980 movie “Blue Lagoon” starring Brooke Shields was filmed here. According to legend, the waters of the Blue Lagoon carry an aphrodisiac effect at a depth of nearly 200 feet. Honeymooning couples like swimming in the warm waters to find out the truth about the legend and watch the colours of the water change from deep blue to glowing green throughout the day.
2. Amazing treasures of Dunn’s River Falls
Another of the top attractions of the island is the Dunn River Falls near Ocho Rios and is a must on a Jamaica honeymoon. Just climb to the top of this spectacular formation that looks like a giant wedding cake. You can join a human chain that is led by a sure-footed guide and enjoy some of the most scenic spots of the natural wonder. It is one of Jamaica’s national treasures and as well known as reggae. It carries a fascinating history and is believed to be the site of the legendary battle of “Las Chorreras”, fought in the year, 1657.
3. At the top of the Mystic Mountain
Couples love exploring the 700-foot Mystic Mountain and then taking a tropical forest adventure tour to see Ocho Rios from a different vantage point. The forest’s rich ecosystem with spectacular views and sparkling river streams offer a unique array of adventure and exhilarating excursions. The descent from the top of Mystic Mountain on the chairlift offers magical glimpses of the tropical seaside rainforests as one goes through the heart of the canopy. Rainforest Bobsled Jamaica is another signature attraction on the thrilling ride through dense tropical landscapes.
4. The magnificent Reggae Style Mayfield Falls
Enter the magical world of Mayfield Village and Reggae Style Mayfield Falls. Walk along a bamboo stairway to manicured lawns and through the wooden bridge to Rasta Village. Listen to some interesting stories of Reggae River from the guides that will escort you along the twists and turns of the river. Enjoy the rustic ambience as you immerse yourself in natural jacuzzis and mineral pools. Listen to local folklore as you eat homemade food and seasonal fruits at Reggae Style Mayfield Falls. This hidden gem, which is located off the beaten path thrives with wildlife and one can indulge in relaxation anytime they want in cool crystal clear waters.
5. The glowing Glistening Waters’ Luminous Lagoon
Glistening Waters’ Luminous Lagoon happens to be the only natural nighttime attraction in Jamaica and the perfect romantic spot for couples. Taken a beautiful night cruise on the phosphorescent lagoon and watch as the microscopic organisms glow and spread glistening light in the water. This is an amazing phenomenon that occurs in only three places in the world and is not to be missed.
6. Adventures in Green Grotto Caves
Discovery Bay in the Ocho Rios area boasts of the Green Grotto Caves, a complex made of limestone. It’s an interesting area to explore together and feel part of the rich history of Jamaica when both pirates and runaway slaves used the caves as their hiding place. Just stroll through the shadowy caves, view the stalagmites and the stalactites and gaze at the primitive artwork left by the earliest Jamaica inhabitants. Couples especially enjoy the ghostly Grotto Lake that is accessible only by boat and a great spot to cuddle.
7. Snorkelling at Montego Bay Marine Park
Montego Bay Marine Park is a huge marine reserve spread across 6,000-acre and was developed to protect the coral reefs of Jamaica. Couples can go snorkelling or scuba diving in the Marine Park that also includes Bogue Lagoon. One can also enjoy fishing, a glass bottom boat tour or ride a catamaran to gaze at countless types of fish and corals. The wonderful area of reefs extends for more than 6 square miles. Just relax with a drink with your partner on the beautiful beach or go for more snorkelling.
As you can see there are plenty of magnificent sights on this beautiful island. It’s the sort of idyllic place where you can create lifetime memories as a couple. These secret gems are a perfect escape from the crowded and commercialised Jamaica and are sure not to disappoint the nature lovers.
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