Montego Bay has three distinct parts to it. The first is the busy city, the second is the hotel area that runs about a mile and a half from town and the third is the outlying hotels and villas. There are historical sites, various attractions and a myriad of activities in this bustling town. Gloucester Avenue, which runs parallel to the beach, is where many of the hotels, restaurants and souvenir shops are located. Referred to as the "hip strip, it boasts some of the best eating options on the island. There are innumerable tours including shopping tours, undersea tours, ATV or Jeep safaris, river tubing, canopy and zip line tours as well as nature walk and garden tours. Montego Bay offers a wealth of activities and sites to explore. Some famed attractions include the renowned Doctor's Cave Beach, the birthplace of Jamaican tourism. Doctor's Cave Bathing Club currently owns it and an entrance fee must be paid to access the beach. It is generally recommended that Montego Bay visitors choose to visit the private beaches which usually require an entrance fee .
Other sites of interest include Croydon on the Mountains, an operating plantation that invites visitors and features stunning panoramic views and lush beautiful countryside, Dolphin Cave at Half Moon Resort, providing the opportunity to train and swim with dolphins, Aquasol Theme Park, located on Walter Fletcher beach featuring go carting, water sports and beach volleyball as well as bars and restaurants. You will be captivated by the energy, beauty and uniqueness of Montego Bay.