Lucea's charm extends beyond its coastal white-sand beaches, private coves and picture-perfect sunsets, spreading into the tiny colonial town that serves host to a busy weekly Saturday market. Nestled between Montego Bay and Negril, Lucea is a pristine, tranquil pit stop spared - for now - from the relentless tourist crowds increasingly eyeing this uncharted Jamaican getaway.
JamaicaAmong the endless paradisaical spots that define the Caribbean, Jamaica remains an island that beats to its own rhythm. It is equally as beautiful as it is strong, with crystalline waters flowing around coral reefs and breaking over white sandy beaches. Vast stretches of untouched nature feature cascading waterfalls, mystical caves and breathtaking mountain ranges. Jamaica entices visitors with uncountable opportunities to explore the island and its surroundings, be it on foot, on a bamboo raft or by diving and snorkeling. Jamaican culture with its creole influences resonates everywhere and you can taste it in the rich stews, African spices and of course, the Jamaican rum.
MoBay, the nickname Montego Bay goes by locally, rose to prominence once a certain Sir Herbert Barker deemed swimming in a particular spot along its coastline to have exceptional health benefits. And while the curative effects of Doctor’s Cave waters remain up for debate, its striking aesthetic and promise of frolic certainly do not – MoBay remains a potent crowd-pleaser, accepting incomers on the daily, by the shipload.