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Restaurant and Tour Recommendations

Restaurants

Here are some of our recommended restaurants near Goat Hill!


ROUND HILLwww.roundhill.com

Round Hill offers the most romantic seaside setting in Jamaica and award winning cuisine.

Mondays is Beach party night (casual, buffet), the Seaside Terrace serves on Wednesdays a Caribbean Curry Night and Friday’s a Jamaica Night (buffet) all other nights a la carte menu available year-round; families are welcomed.  The Restaurant (seasonal) offers fine dining and an excellent wine list; no children under 12 years of age. Dress code is informal, long trousers for gentlemen after 7:00 p.m. Nightly entertainment.  Please make reservations (required) by calling 956.7050. Just 5 minutes away.


TRYALLwww.tryallclub.com

Enjoy the Beach Café near the Golf Course overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Great for lunch after a game of golf! Casual setting. In the evenings, dinner is served at the Great House. Call for reservations at 956.5660. 10 minutes drive


THE HOUSEBOAT GRILLwww.houseboat.com

Floating restaurant at Freeport!  Casual, fun, very relaxed atmosphere – many locals enjoy dining at Houseboat Grill or the Happy Hour. Choose your own fresh lobster! The menu changes every two weeks. Call for reservations at 979.8845 and ask for a table on the “upper deck”. 15 to 20 min drive


MARGUERITES, MARGARITAVILLE AND BLUE BEAT

All three managed and owned by same proprietor.

Marguerites is overlooking the ocean, ask for a table by the railing! Good variety of seafood choices, extensive menu in general, great wine list. Call for reservations at 952. 4777.

Margaritaville – sports bar - a must with children or teenagers to enjoy the waterslide and a casual lunch or after dinner dancing. They offer different kinds of music/entertainment nightly. Call ahead to get the scoop!


Blue Beat is Montego Bay’s only true Jazz Bar with nightly live entertainment. Extensive Martini Menu and light snacks are available. Perfect setting for an after-dinner drink, for music enthusiasts. All three are next to each other and about 25 minutes drive


WINE WITH ME

The newest addition on MoBay’s Hip Strip – a wine bar and restaurant, in a more contemporary setting at the Altamont Court West Hotel on Gloucester Avenue. “Wine With Me” offers and award winning Wine List and delicious food. This has become a “hang out “ for Montegonians who enjoy fine wines! Give it a try for an evening out! Call 979.9378 for a table reservation. Open for dinner only, lunch on Saturdays and Brunch on Sundays.


GROOVY GROUPER

Should you wish to spend a day at the world famous Dr’s Cave Beach Club, this is the restaurant to have lunch or drinks at. Very casual, very Jamaican, very low key – they also host “Full Moon Parties” once per month on Saturdays for the night owls! Call 952.8287 for updated information. No reservation needed for lunch.


SCOTCHIE’S

Our kind of “fine street food” – jerk chicken, jerk pork, jerk sausages, roasted yam, roasted sweet potatoes and more…all cooked on the spicy side so order plenty Red Stripe beer. This is a perfect stop on your way back from Ocho Rios should you have enjoyed a fun day out, or after a game of golf on the other side of town. No reservations needed, open for lunch and dinner. Your stay has not been complete without some food from Scotchie’s.


TOURS AND RECREATION

Here are some of our recommended tours!


CHUKKA CARIBBEAN ADVENTURES

Enjoy soft adventure tours unheard of in the Caribbean and available only in Jamaica! The exclusive POLO COLLECTION offers out of the ordinary tours such as “Misty Morning Canopy Tour” , “Polo Lesson”, “High Tea Horseback Riding”  and more – please contact us for more details on these unique tours, or, for more details and booking information on their standard tours like horse back riding, rafting, please visit www.chukkacaribbean.com or call locally 979.6599.


MAYFIELD FALLS & MINERAL SPRINGS (HALF DAY TOUR)

Once upon a time, these spectacular woods and water inhabited by the peaceful Tanu Arawak natives who lived in harmony with earth, sea and sky. Sixteenth century Spanish conquistadors who returned to these same hills to seek rejuvenation from its bountiful waterfalls and effervescent mineral springs followed them. Today this legacy lives on. The extraordinary waterfalls and stream of the river walk, cascades endless as you journey through one of the best waterscapes in Jamaica, complete with a bamboo village and bar. More than a dozen waterfalls and natural jacuzzis invite river walkers “to wash away the stresses of civilization”.


Mayfield Falls, just 1 hour drive from Goat Hill is a must to experience and one of Jamaica’s little treasures. Contact number is 957.4864.


BLACK RIVER AND YS WATERFALLS (DAY TOUR)

Take a native boat ride along Jamaica’s largest river as your explore swamps where you’ll see birds and even crocodiles in their natural habitat. Then on to YS Falls where you enjoy a short jitney ride before reaching this isolated and beautiful spot deep in Jamaica’s hills. You can also enjoy a canopy tour there. Contact numbers for YS Falls 997.6055 or 634.2454 and Blackriver Safari 965.2513.


A DAY IN NEGRIL (HALF DAY OR FULL DAY)

Here life is carefree and cool. Rugged cliffs and pure white beaches. Spend time lazing away under a coconut palm. Negril boasts the most famous ribbon of beach in Jamaica, bronzed, oiled bodies, joggers and gift shops share the sandy domain paralleling Norman Manley Boulevard, Volleyball nets take up space between symmetrical rows of lounge chairs.


Rainbow coloured placards invite you to for massage, dine at beachfront restaurants or sip a refreshing drink at a seaside bar. Vendors sell everything from fresh fruit and jerk chicken to handmade baskets to carvings, from sailing trips to jet skiing. Enjoy a funfilled or relaxing day ... and ask us for our favourite beach and dining spots!


A DAY IN OCHO RIOS

A delightful ride along Jamaica’s beautiful North Coast to Ocho Rios, the shoppers paradise, and the site of Dunn’s River with its majestic cascading waterfall. Have a great time climbing the falls to your own natural whirlpool and come away feeling refreshed and relaxed. Ensure to go on a day where no cruise ship is in Ocho Rios to avoid crowds! This trip is a suggested full day tour, with stops at Discovery Bay, where Christopher Columbus stopped first in 1694. Visit Harmony Hall, a beautiful Georgian Style building, housing one of the best art and craft galleries in the Caribbean; and “Island Village: for shopping.


GREAT HOUSE TOURS (HALF DAY TOUR)

Rose Hall Great House - Rose Hall provides an unusual focus on Jamaican history, depicting the grandeur of the 18th century plantation life. This 200-year-old house has already been the subject of two international novels. “The White Witch of Rose Hall” and “Jamaican White.” Annie Palmer murdered in 1831, still evokes memories of her monstrous reign as mistress of Rose Hall. Legend has it that she was cursed by slaves as a white witch, she turned the once magnificent plantation into hell-house of atrocities. All three of her husbands met their deaths at her hands, countless slaves fell prey to her tortures.


Greenwood Great House - The Barretts (of Wimpole Street fame) came to Jamaica in the 1660s and amassed great wealth from their sugar plantations. They built Greenwood in 1790 primarily for entertaining. Among the artifacts on display are the original library of the Barretts with book dating back to 1697; an extremely rare collection of musical instruments (all in working order); and the famous painting that depicts “The Lady in Grey.”


SHOPPING

Jamaica is known for its duty free shopping and wide variety of internationally acclaimed brand names in jewelry such as Cartier, Bulgari and watch makers. Visit the City Center Shopping Center (20 min), the Half Moon Shopping Center (40 min) or the brand new Shoppes at Rose Hall (45 min) and look for stores such as Tropicana, Casa D’Oro, Royal Shop etc.


The craft markets sell wonderful art and craft, made by Jamaican artisans. A place to find a souvenir for your friends and family back home – paintings, wood carvings, pottery, t-shirts, straw baskets and accessories and more.


Don’t forget to take home our Jamaican Appleton Rum, Jerk Spices, Hot Pepper Sauce and of course Blue Mountain Coffee. Should you run out of time with shopping in Montego Bay, our newly renovated Sangsters International Airport offers a wide variety of fabulous stores. 


GOLF

There are three championship golf courses in and around Montego Bay and five courses in total in just one resort town.