Tourism in Jamaica

Everyone knows that Jamaica produces some of the best cigars in the world. But, have you ever wanted to visit the place where these fine tobacco products come from? Have you ever wanted to feel the warm sun on your skin and the rich soil under your feet that produces some of the best tobacco in the world? A trip to Jamaica is the perfect way to do this!

Believe it or not, tourism is one of the most revenue producing activities in Jamaica, accounting for 25% of all the jobs on the island. If you have ever seen a picture of Jamaica depicting its beaches and its forests, it’s quite clear why so many people flock here to rejuvenate themselves and have a good time, bringing their favorite cigar gear to fully enjoy their trip.

What To Do in Jamaica

There are a lot of things to do in Jamaica besides sitting on the beach and working on your tan, though. If you are a cigar aficionado, you can check out some of the tobacco plantations, and other agricultural attractions like the coffee plantations that produce some of the best coffee in the world. You can even visit the Appleton rum estate – one of the most popular destinations in the region.


Luxury accommodations in Jamaica are also readily available. Due to the fact that Jamaica takes tourism so seriously, you should have no trouble finding a great hotel for a great price. When most people visit Jamaica, they usually stick to the beaches of the northern coast where the climate is more desirable – therefore, this is where the bulk of the accommodations are located.

How To Get To Jamaica

Most people get to Jamaica by flying. There are two major airports on the island, with the bulk of tourist traffic coming through Normal Manley International Airport in Kingston. Air Jamaica is the national carrier. It connects directly with New York, Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, and Toronto, Canada. You can take a connection flight there, or take another carrier into Jamaica.

When To Visit Jamaica

It is usually a good idea to avoid Jamaica during the hurricane season, which usually runs from June to November. This may seem like a long time, but if you plan your trip right, you should have no issues.
If you are looking for an exotic adventure, Jamaica is a great place to visit. As long as you plan your trip, do your research and be careful, you should have no problem having the time of your life!