Travel guide to Montego Bay

Facts

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Inhabitants
90,000 (2000)
Timezone
When the time is 12:00 p.m. in England (summer time), it is 6:00 a.m. in Montego Bay. When the time is 12:00 p.m. in England (winter time), it is 7:00 a.m. in Montego Bay.

Best time to visit

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Like in the rest of Jamaica, it is sunny in Montego Bay all year round. If you are looking for a quiet time by yourself in this place, it is important to try and avoid the tourist crowd in the peak season. If you succeed in avoiding the tourist influx, you just might get a place in the sun overlooking the crystal clear water that has an average temperature of 20-26 degrees Celsius.

Culture and entertainment

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There are some recurring events in Montego Bay, for instance the Annual Reggae Summer Festival.

Accommodation / Hotel

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Most of the hotels are situated along the beach of Montego Bay and the price for a room varies. It is also possible to stay at B&Bs and hostels in the city and the surrounding area. Book your hotel in Montego Bay here

Local transport

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Taxi

There are cabstands in front of most hotels in Montego Bay.

Other transport

There are two bus lines in Montego Bay and they make stops by the big hotels in the center of the city.
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