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Soak up the sun, sand and spirit of Jamaica
From long sandy stretches to crystal clear water and secret coves, our beaches are where you start your holiday and make memories to last a lifetime.
Jamaican Patois, known locally as Patois and called Jamaican Creole by linguists, is an English-based creole language with West African influences spoken primarily in Jamaica and the Jamaican diaspora.
Here in Jamaica we use the Jamaican dollar as our currency.
Licensed cambio centers and commercial banks are accessible in all resort areas. The official currency exchange rates vary daily, so it’s advisable to shop around for the best rate before converting your cash. Most Jamaican ATMs accept international bank cards with Visa, MasterCard, Cirrus and Plus logos. Banks also give credit card advances, change traveler’s checks among other financial services.