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by Cheri Youmans

First, bear in mind that Jamaica is one of the most beautiful places in the world. They have over two hundred miles of white sandy beaches.

About Jamaica

There are lush ferns and palm trees on this island. Jamaica is located in the Caribbean and has long been a favorite vacation spot for celebrities and dignitaries.

7 Mile Beach is one of the favored beaches by visitors and natives. Jamaica’s climate is tropical and perfect for fun in the sun and romantic nights. Many weddings have taken place on Jamaica’s beaches. It is a perfect backdrop for such joyous events.

Jamaica has turquoise waters and some of the best snorkeling you will find anywhere. There are many different species of tropical fish and turtles in Jamaica’s waters. Coral reefs cover the seabed. They are multihued and add to the beauty of the waters. You can swim with the dolphins in Dolphin Cove.

Jamaica has many diverse mammals and none of them are venomous. So go ahead and take a hike when you visit. There are over one hundred species of butterflies and two hundred different birds. Some of the most beautiful parrots live on Jamaica.

The island was a pirate’s paradise in the seventeenth and eighteenth century and several of the ships were found in the waters around Port Royal. Most are under archeological control.

There are many other historical sites to visit around the island. Theaters, botanical gardens, mineral spas, and lots of caves are just a few of Jamaica’s attractions.

Visit Blue Mountain National Park and take a nature hike. This mountain range covers about twenty-eight miles on Jamaica’s eastern side. It is said that when the sun rises in the mountains it is truly spectacular.

There is a lot of lush vegetation and flowering plants along the trails. Some of them do not grow anywhere else. This is where Blue Mountain coffee is grown and it is said to be the best coffee in the world.

Of course the people of Jamaica are a part of the attraction to the island. They are laid back, fun loving, and friendly. They will keep you entertained with stories of Jamaica. You can learn about their culture. Sing and dance with them. Let them show you how truly amazing the island of Jamaica is.

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Posted: 11/19/2010

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