Negril is one of the best known resort areas in Jamaica and popular amongst travellers looking for beaches, diving, snorkelling and relaxing.



Events and Festivals

  • Reggae Marathon - The sound of reggae accompany the Reggae Marathon in Negril in late November or early December. It’s a fun event that includes a half marathon or 10 k run along the beautiful coast in the west. There’s a party at the end with lots of opportunity to swill Red Stripe beer.





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Keep Connected


Some resort areas and cities have internet cafés, but wifi is on the rise. It's not alway free though and many luxury places charge for wifi as well. On te other end of the scale, guesthouses and cheaper hotels usually offer free wifi.


See also International Telephone Calls

Jamaica's international phone code is 1876.

A prepaid Passport Jamaica SIM card with an international cell phone is the most convenient and economical solution for staying in touch while you travel through Jamaica. It meas much lower charges for calling and especially internet compared to using your home SIM card.

You can also buy simple phones or even rent one. Never use phones at your hotel or resort, as prices go through the roof.


Jamaica Post offers service in the country. It has fairly reliable and affordable services. Postcards and letters take at least a week to 10 day before they arrive in North America, longer for European or other destinations. Most post offices have opening times from 8:00am to 5:00pm Mondays to Fridays. Hotels and resorts usually are able to collect post for you as well. If you want to send a package overseas, use reliable and fast companies like DHL, UPS, TNT or FedEx.

Quick Facts


  • Latitude: 18.273979
  • Longitude: -78.353142

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