East Coast Jamaica, Portland parish, contains several of Jamaica’s attractions. The world’s best coffee, Blue Mountain Coffee, hails from Blue Mountain which stretches across four parishes: Portland, St. Mary, Kingston and St. Andrew.
Hundreds of metres down into land hidden away is Reach Falls. The cascading waterfall is porous due to water. The most popular hole, named the Rabbit Hole is only for the brave and adventurous. The hole leads to a secret underwater cave the lets out into the main pool where curtains of waterfall can be seen cascading over limestones. Further inland runs Rio Grande, which is known for a rafting destination. Licensed and experienced raft captains set sail along the river with gazing tourists that take in the scenic view of the vegetation on both sides.
Swim in the blue Lagoon, or sun on a floating raft in the center of the Lagoon. The deep lagoon was once thought to be bottomless but divers have since determined it’s depth to be around 180 feet.
Frenchman’s Cove is a unique paradise set in the lush tropical grounds of Port Antonio, with golden beaches a clear Caribbean sea we offer a tranquil haven for guests looking to get away from it all.
Reach Falls was discovered by runaway slaves from plantations in the neighboring parish of St Thomas who sought refuge in the hills of the John Crow mountains. Reach Falls is a luxurious eco attraction hidden in the Montane Forrest on the John Crow Mountain Range.
Let’s not forget the beaches. Surfing in the Boston Bay Beach is a must if you know how to surf, if not, instructors are there to teach and assist or you could chill and enjoy the waters at your own pace. Close by is the home to Jerk- Boston Jerk Centre which is a historic place all by itself. Jerk was invented by Maroons who were located Portland. Their tradition of flavouring their meats with different spices spread throughout the island and then to the world. The best Jerk anything, nonetheless, is found right at home in Portland parish, so get ready to eat your bellies full of the tasty jerk meals cooked on spot and sold by the vendors.
There is a host of other things to explore and this tour can be customized to your needs.
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