The tourist aficionados termed Montego Bay, The Complete Resort, and for good reason! It
is perhaps the only destination in Jamaica that offers the all-in-one package
from a visitor perspective.
A first class airport, high class hotels,
pristine white sand beaches, fine dine restaurants and captivating
attractions, complete with some of the most exciting nightlife!
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And if there is one place that truly encapsulate all this, it is... yes, The HIP STRIP.
Today, I'll review and answer 8 frequently asked questions (FAQ's) about the famous HIP STRIP here in Montego Bay.
I hope you'll find them useful as well.
1) What's the Hip Strip?
The Hip Strip Montego Bay, via Google Map
The Hip Strip is really a thoroughfare
(or strip), just about a mile long, found literally minutes across from the Sangster International
Airport in Montego Bay. See airports
It stretches from Kent Avenue on the east, to the end of Jimmy Cliff boulevard on the west (formerly Gloucester Avenue).
So what makes it different? What is the 'hip' in the 'strip'?
It's the impressive array of gift shops, pharmacy, restaurants and eateries, internet cafes, clubs, hotels, craft market, fort, beaches & attractions, park, and even a Canadian Consulate, that runs along this area!
And they are not just average businesses, these are some of the best in Jamaica! Which takes me to the next question...
2) What Restaurants Are Near Hip Strip?
It truly captures the cultural legacy of Mobay in its culinary delights, from indigenous spicy jerk dishes and upscale Caribbean cuisine, to home-grown fruits and vegetables, you'll find it all here.
Among the impressive array of restaurants on the Hip Strip are:
Burger King, offers the ultimate casual experience!
3) Where Can I Go For Nightly Entertainment On The Hip Strip?
As you stroll along the Hip Strip, you'll notice that, depending on the day, or should I say, night, there are entertainment hosted by various businesses along the stretch, a few that pop in mind are...
Coral Cliff Entertainment Recently renovated and offers exciting options for the entire family.
Pier 1 on the waterfront It is technically just outside the end of the Hip Strip, but it offers a fun blend of local culture and flavour, and
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About The Author
A patriotic Jamaican who adores his culture, Wellesley has been using this medium to share what he calls 'the uniqueness of Jamaica with the world' since April 2007.
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