The Blue Mountains of Jamaica

The Blue Mountains of Jamaica

The Blue Mountains are the longest mountain range in Jamaica. They include the island’s highest point, Blue Mountain Peak, at 2256 m (7402 ft).[1] From the summit, accessible via a walking track, both the north and south coasts of the island can be seen. On a clear day, the outline of the island Cuba, 210 km (130 mi) away, can also be seen.It spreads in 4 parishes: Portland, St.Thomas, St Mary, St. Andrew (Thanks to Wikipedia)

Most people who have never been to Jamaica would be more familiar with the Blue Mountain Coffee (when you can get hold of the stuff, that is. The Blue Mountain range is another on the list of “Must see” sites when you visit Jamaica, not that there is any shortage of tourist sites, historical and cultural sites and places of natural beauty in Jamaica but the Blue Mountains are something special and you may be lucky and catch a glimpse of the beautiful Jamaica Boa, there are also over 200 species of birds, a must for the ornithologist, the flora and fauna are also pure delights to the eye.

Please check with our staff at Villas Sur Mer about trips to the Blue Mountains, you will be glad you took this trip and make sure you take your camera.

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