Your Perfect Caribbean Island

Our handy, everything-you-ever-needed-to-know-guide to finding your personal Caribbean paradise.


Island Style: On this popular island nation, it’s a nonstop beach party, where rum and reggae rule, mon. 

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Photo courtesy of Rockhouse Hotel

Why Visit: With a colorful Caribbean vibe, from Negril’s sunsets to lush, waterfall-studded Ocho Rios, you’ll enjoy an exciting nature-culture medley (

Recommended Resort: Rockhouse Hotel, set atop the cliffs of Negril's West End, boasts affordable jungle-chic ambience with 34 stone-and-thatch rooms and villas, a 60-foot horizon pool and unbeatable island cuisine (room rates start at $125 a night;

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Photo courtesy of Rockhouse Hotel

Top Table: Go local and sample some curry conch or goat at Rockhouse Hotel’s adjacent eatery Pushcart, set on a waterfront rock outcropping. 

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Photo courtesy of: Rockhouse Hotel

Don't Miss: A traditional Jamaican breakfast of ackee and saltfish with fried bananas is a must-try, as is taking a 25-foot cliff dive into Negril’s clear turquoise sea. 

Most Romantic: Trek to the picturesque cascading YS Falls for an invigorating dip à deux.

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