A wonderful and exciting city on the west coast of Jamaica offers a unique experience for visitors. Negril is best known for its stunning beauty, incredible nightlife, and gorgeous seven-mile beach. It has been one of the number one tourist destinations in Jamaica and the Caribbean for many years and continues to be one of the best vacation cities.
The name Negril was formed from the Spanish word Negrillo, which means “little black”. Situated on the outskirts of two Jamaican parishes; Westmoreland, known for being the parish with the most water in Jamaica, and Hanover, the smallest parish in the country, is home to approximately 6,900 people. Negril was primarily a shipping community in the 1800s and didn’t become a tourist vacation town until the 20th century.
Although the eastern end of the city, the world-famous Seven Mile Beach, is populated with all-inclusive resorts and the western end with intimate villas and hotels, the resort town is not very developed and therefore it maintains its natural environment and is independent of overcrowding offering a pleasant and friendly environment for visitors.
While it retains a captivating natural charm, there is never a dull day in this resort town, in fact there is a wide range of activities available to visitors that will make your experience unforgettable. Some of the activities include, cliff diving at the famous Rick’s Cafe, a day trip to the picturesque and ecological Mayfield Falls, catamaran cruises, scuba diving and horseback riding or just choose to relax and have a day of peace and quiet. on the seven mile long beach.
Your Negril vacation won’t be complete without experiencing what the nightlife has to offer; This welcoming city is also known for providing its viewers with live entertainment on stage from a plethora of Jamaican reggae and dancehall music.
Another unique fact about this beautiful destination is the spectacular sunset, which is due to the fact that the city is located on the western tip of Jamaica. Couples from all over the world travel to Negril every year to get married because it’s almost impossible to find a more romantic place to say “I do” to your loved one.
Being one of the most beautiful cities in Jamaica, it offers a relaxed and calm atmosphere that is simply irresistible. Vacations can be expensive, so it’s important that you find the right place to spend your vacation, and Negril promises never to let you down.