Articles relating to Jamaica

Is Jamaica Safe?

As a consequence of the rather sketchy and sensationalised reporting on the web and in print media, ‘Is Jamaica Safe?’ is a question I am asked with some frequency.  I felt it merited a blog dedicated to this topic. I am going to explain some of the backgrounds of these over-inflated scare stories, some of… Read more


Things to do in Half Moon, Jamaica

Introduction Once you’ve made the sensible decision to travel to this world-class resort, you will be curious to know about the many fabulous things to do in Half Moon Bay, Jamaica.  So let’s get started …. This magnificent private resort is cleverly distributed over a 400 acre site lying on the northern shores of Jamaica. … Read more


History of Jamaica

To understand fully the diverse and captivating culture of the Caribbean, it is really useful to look at the specific history of Jamaica.  It is the prism through which we can view and try to understand the remarkable yet challenging past that has created this unique corner of the globe. When anyone looks at the… Read more


Best Things to do in Jamaica

Jamaica, at over 4,200 square miles in size, is a remarkable island located in the Caribbean.  It is a unique destination with a fascinating past.  It has an equally modern and vibrant culture that is experienced through the food you enjoy, in buildings and place names and especially through its people.  As you contemplate which… Read more


Best Places to Visit in Jamaica

It’s time to slip off the cares of daily life and step with me, if you will, into a timeless world of music, history, food, culture …. All wrapped up in a warm and glorious setting.  Laze on some spectacular beaches, chill out in one of our amazing villas in Jamaica, navigate through tropical rainforests, there… Read more


Top 5 Wedding Villas in Jamaica

Don’t worry about a thing, because everything little thing is going to be alright! Exceptional Villas is here to make sure your wedding in Jamaica is one of the most memorable, happiest and relaxing times of your life. Full of vibrant culture and beauty, Jamaica has become famous as the island of love and romance…. Read more


Cooking With Love In Jamaica

On our most recent trip to Jamaica, Emma and I, as always, got to sample some wonderful food. So I decided it was time to write a blog on the subject. Each of our villas in Jamaica has a full staff, including a Chef who has been hand-picked by the villa owner. Our Exceptional chefs… Read more