Even though Montego Bay is a year round destination, its peak season is the winter season that runs from January to March. Not only the city is pleasantly placed at 82-83 deg F, it is also a real treat for beach lovers and music lovers. You can also take your time out to enjoy Jamaica Jazz and Blue Festival and Bob Marley Week during this period. It would be best to book your tickets early to avoid last minute rush and inflated prices. If you’d like to save some money on your trip, you can choose to come here during the summer and fall seasons from April to December. It would hotter and rainy, but you can use this alternative experience to enjoy the Carnival and Reggae Sumfest besides availing lowest air fares and hotel rates during this time.
The city is served by Sangster International Airport. It is the most popular airport for tourists visiting the north coast of Jamaica and can handle 9 million passengers every year. The airport has two terminals, one marked F for international flights and the other marked C for domestic flights. One can avail flights to a number of Jamaican cities including Kingston and Negril, or to several international cities like Atlanta, Frankfurt, Montreal, London, Manchester and Munich among others. The airlines offering flights here chiefly include American Airline Copa Airline, Southwest Airlines and Virgin Atlantic among others. One can also avail seasonal flights to selected destinations at certain times of the year. Places of Interest in Montego Bay
Montego Bay is the capital of the parish of St. James and the second largest city of Jamaica. A perfect weekend getaway, it is the place to rewind oneself and to get overwhelmed by a bouquet offerings of lively beaches, crystal clear waters, old plantations, pulsating nightlife, cultural festivals, duty-free shopping, snorkelling, sun bathing, kite surfing, parasailing, horseback riding, paddle boating, music festivals and a million other fun activities.Doctor's Cave Beach Club
Doctor's Cave Beach Club is tourist magnet for two reasons. First is its unique combination of calm, crystal-clear turquoise waters and powdery white sands, and the second is its 100-year old fabled status of curative powers. It also has several species coral reefs that make snorkelling here a bliss.The Bellefield Great House and Gardens
The Bellefield Great House and Gardens in Montego are a snapshot of 300-year old Jamaican life and the island’s plantation-rich history. The restored mansion (The Bellefield Great House) contains antique furnishings and artefacts that once belonged to an affluent family living here. The visitors are offered some traditional Jamaican delicacies consisting of freshly-pressed cane juice, old rum and coconut milk after their tour.Church Street
Church Street is where art and history meet in Montego Bay. Its numero attraction is 300 year old St. James Parish Church, which is regarded as one of the country’s finest churches for its spellbinding work of stained glasses and marbles. If you’d like to add some spookiness, you should visit the Gregorian mansion called Rose Hall. It belongs to Annie Palmer, who is erroneously immortalized as ‘White Witch’ who murdered her three husbands.