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SECRET ISLANDS, CHIC EATERIES AND THE COFFEE-INFUSED MOUNTAIN AIR OF THE VIBRANT CAPITAL CITY WILL CHARM YOU IN A DAY. BY JANEEN JOHNSON
8:30 A.M. COFFEE IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS
Kingston is a UNESCO City of Music
Wake up to breath-taking views and the
and the birthplace of reggae. Visit
aroma of one of the world’s best coffees.
the home of reggae’s greatest icon at
Tour Craighton Estate, a 200-year-old
The Bob Marley Museum, which is
coffee plantation nestled in the gorgeous
filled with his memorabilia.
JAM WITH MARLEY
Blue Mountains. Learn about coffee cultivation then sample the rich chocolaty brew direct from its source.
9:00 P.M. COCKTAILS Top off the night with cocktails at the You can party until dawn at the city’s night clubs.
6:00 P.M. W AT E R F R O N T DINING Watch the sunset from the hip and newly renovated Victoria Pier in Downtown, Kingston. Dine at Ribbiz Ocean Lounge.
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12:00 P.M. LUNCH AT DEVON HOUSE
Grab a bite at the island’s first designated Centre of Gastronomy. The historical landmark property houses a collection of eateries that offer exciting meal options. Dig into a delicious beef patty from Devon House Bakery or the lobster patty, when it’s available. For tasty sandwiches, soups and salads, Pimentos serves a few treats. Complete the visit with a scoop of the famous Devon House ice-cream.
Clockwise from top left: New Wave JA; Max Earle; Courtesy of Jamaica Tourist Board
new AC Hotel. Try the Kingston Mule.