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Location, Climate

On the northeastern coast of Jamaica lies this beautiful town nestled in jungles and surrounded by stunning scenery, Port Antonio. Port Antonio is the capital of Portland. The city is known for its tourism industry as one of the major livelihoods of the town. Port Antonio is also the third largest port in Jamaica; banana and coconut are among the fundamental goods for trading. Port Antonio experiences a tropical climate which is typified by sunny and warm weather all year round, therefore you can make hotel reservations in Port Antonio any time of the year with the best hotel rates. Otel hopes you’ll enjoy wonderful weather while staying at Port Antonio hotels!

Brief History

Port Antonio began to be known by other countries with the growing trade of banana and coconut in the 1880s. When American bourgeoisie became aware of the existence of the town, Port Antonio immediately became a popular tourist destination. Trade and tourism have made the city flourish day by day. In the 1940s and 1950s, the island was frequented by Hollywood artists and Port Antonio was “the paradise” in Hollywood movies of that time. The town has been the gathering place for many wealthy Americans and celebrities since then.

Events, Landmarks, Activities

Things to do in Port Antonio is almost endless considering a vacation “in the paradise”. First comes Blue Lagoon which is in turquoise color, and swimming in the lagoon is extremely entertaining. There are countless beautiful beaches in the town such as Winnifred Beach, San San Beach, Shan Shy Beach and more. You should visit Errol Flynn Marina is a yachting marina situated in the center of the town. You can try rafting down the Rio Grande River. Reich Falls, Sommerset Falls are well worth a visit if you are a nature lover. 15 minutes drive to the east from the center of Port Antonio, you'll find the Frenchman's Cove is a beach resort and has a beach open for public. You can join the Eco-tours in the city as the fauna and the flora in the town is really a must-see. Birdwatching can be fun as well. There are a number of restaurants in the city where you can taste delicious Jamaican food. Jamaica is the birthplace of the legendary Bob Marley! You can see these landmarks by booking Port Antonio hotel deals.

Transportation

You need to fly to Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. Then you can take a taxi to Port Antonio, or hire a car from the airport. You can fly to Sangster International Airport as well. But it takes 3 hours to get to Port Antonio from there. Within the city, you can take a taxi, or walk, or hire a bike to get around. Find cheap hotels in Port Antonio nearby public transportation.

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