- a popular tourist island. Beaches
here are not the best in the Caribbean, but quite good. Other attractions in the island are waterfalls and mountain hiking (the most famous are Blue Mountains
). Beach and seabed: sand. 
Most hotels are located in the tourist areas in the northern and western coasts. There is a large selection of both cheap guesthouses, as well as luxury beach resorts. Find hotels in Jamaica
How to get there 
Fly to Montego Bay International Airport (MBJ)
. Next take a taxi.
Sometimes it may be cheaper to fly to the capital Kingston Airport (KIN)
. But keep in mind that it is relatively remote from the popular beaches of Jamaica. Find flights to Jamaica
When to go 
Any time of year. The strongest rains are in October. Also sea water is slightly warmer in summer half of the year. Most crowds of tourists are in the winter half of the year.
Water temperature, C
Wind speed, meter/sec
Useful information 
Jamaica has a reputation as an unsafe country. This is only partially true. Of course, country has problems with crime. But it's safe in the tourist areas. Also it's quite possible to travel across the country, if you don't forget basic rules of personal safety.