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Best of Jamaica in Jamaica 2000 Results

The question was asked in the last Jamaicans.com 2000 survey "What is the best of Jamaica in Atlanta" and many of you responded. Be sure to Vote in this year’s Best of Jamaica Poll. If you are a 2000 winner buy your "Best of Jamaica Winner" t-shirt now

Below are the results of the "Best of Jamaica in Jamaica".

  • [LINK:#1]Tourist
  • [LINK:#2]Jamaica Life
  • [LINK:#3]Shopping
  • [LINK:#4]Restaurants
  • [LINK:#5]Recreation
  • [LINK:#6]Foods
  • [LINK:#7]Entertainment

Tourist – Find out what our online visitors voted as the best villa in Jamaica, the best hotel, the best place to scuba dive and much more.

BEST HOTEL IN MONTEGO BAY
Sandals Royal Jamaican

BEST HOTEL IN OCHO RIOS
Sandals Dunns River

BEST HOTEL IN MANDEVILLE
Palm

BEST HOTEL IN PORT ANTONIO
Trident

BEST HOTEL IN KINGSTON
Le Meridian Jamaica Pegasus and Hilton

BEST HOTEL IN JAMAICA
Sandals Negril

BEST HOTELS FOR VISITORS ON A BUDGET
Frenchmans Cove Hotel Guest Rm, Jamaica Grande, Quality Inn – Montego Bay, Runaway Bay Heart & Country Club, Sand Castles, Singles, The Wexford, Tree House

BEST TOURIST GOLF COURSE
Tryall

BEST PLACE TO SUNTAN
Negril Beaches

BEST DIVE OPERATORS
Mariners Inn

BEST PLACE TO DEEP SEA FISH
Negril

BEST PLACE TO SCUBA DIVE
Negril

BEST PLACE TO RENT SCUBA GEAR
Mariners Inn

BEST PLACE TO JET SKI
Negril

BEST BEST PLACE TO SNORKEL
Negril Coral Reef

BEST CAR RENTAL COMPANY
Hertz and Uline Motors

BEST MINI BUS TOUR COMPANY
Juta tours and Coasta

BEST TOUR MINI BUS DRIVER
S.Condappa

BEST HIKING TRAIL
Blue Mountain Trail

BEST TAXI DRIVER
Mr. Jackie Munroe in Negril, James from Derrins Taxi, Mr Vincent at Plantation Inn

BEST VILLA IN MONTEGO BAY
Caribbean Villa

BEST VILLA IN OCHO RIOS
La Mer Tower Isle, St. Ann

BEST VILLA IN PORT ANTONIO
Dragon Bay Villas

BEST VILLA IN JAMAICA
Round Hill

BEST VILLA FOR VISITORS ON A BUDGET
Russell Villas

BEST NUDE BEACH
Hedonism II

BEST PLACE TO HIDEAWAY
Beachcomber Club, Negril and Port Antonio

BEST AIRLINE TO JAMAICA
Air Jamaica

BEST U.S. TOUR OPERATOR
Apple Vacations, FunJet, Tropical Escapes, Unique Destinations

BEST FRONT DESK CLERK
Dedo at The Wexford

BEST HOTEL WELCOMING COMMITTEE
Beaches Negril and Sandals Negril

BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION IN MONTEGO BAY
Rose Hall Great House

BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION IN OCHO RIOS
Dunns River Falls

BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION IN MANDEVILLE
The Market

BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION IN PORT ANTONIO
Blue Lagoon

BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION IN KINGSTON
Bob Marley museum and Port Royal

BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION NO ONE KNOWS
Blue Mountain Peak, Cave River in Moravia Clarendon, Hellshire, Lover’s Leap in St. Elizabeth, Rockland Bird Sanctuary, Scatter Falls & Foxes Cave, Portland

BEST PLACE TO BIRD WATCH
Port Antonio, Blue Mountains, Rio Grande Valley, John Crow Mts and Rockland Bird Sanctuary

BEST HOTEL TENNIS COURTS
Grand Lido, National Stadium and Swept Away

BEST HOTEL FOR A WEDDING
Sandals Dunns River

Jamaica life– Who is the favorite actor, football player, new anchor, Miss Jamaica, Track athlete, Reggae Boy and more.

BEST RADIO STATION
IRIE FM

BEST RADIO PERSONALITY
Francois and Richie B

BEST TV STATION
JBC (Super Supreme)and CVN

BEST NEWSPAPER
The Gleaner

BEST ACTOR TO IMPERSONATE A JAMAICAN
Taye Diggs

BEST ACTOR
Oliver Samuels

BEST ACTRESS
Sheryl-Lee Ralph

BEST POLITICIAN
Edward Seaga

BEST RADIO SPORTSCASTER
Simon Croskill

BEST RADIO TALK SHOW HOST
Mutabaruka and Mutty Perkins

BEST TV NEWS ANCHOR
Helene Coley

BEST TV WEATHERCASTER
Roy Forrester

BEST MISS JAMAICA
Lisa Hannah

BEST CRICKET PLAYER
Courtney Walsh

BEST FOOTBALL PLAYER
Ricardo Gardener

BEST TRACK ATHLETE
Merlene Ottey

Shopping– Where are the best places for Jamaican books, duty-free products and crafts? Find out in the Best of Jamaica Shopping.

BEST PLACE TO BUY CRAFTS
Craft Market – Ocho Rios

BEST BOOKSTORE
Sangsters

BEST FLORIST
Hill flowers

BEST MALL
Portmore Mall

BEST PLACE TO BUY JAMAICAN
T-SHIRTS

Miss Dolly’s Montego Bay, Sun island, Taj Mahal, Tee Shirt Shop – Next to Sand Castles – Ocho Rios

BEST COMPUTER SHOP
The Computer Boutique and Courts

BEST DUTY FREE STORE
Sangster Airport

BEST RECORD STORE
Acquarius and GG’s Records

Restaurants– A listing of what our visitors think are some of the best restaurants in Jamaica including the most romantic and best Chinese Jamaican restaurants.

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BEST JAMAICAN RESTAURANT
Pork Pit and Sonia’s Negril

BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
Cosmos Negril and Red Snapper Negril

BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Evitas, Ocho Rios

BEST RESTAURANT FOR A ROMANTIC DINNER
Seagrape Terrace – Half Moon Bay, Xtabi Negril, Garden terance, Top of the Hub, Strawberry Hill, Pier 1 and Panderosa

BEST RESTAURANT IN MANDEVILLE
Panderosa

BEST RESTAURANT OCHO RIOS
Ruins Restaurant, Jerk Center, The Almond Tree – Ocho Rios

BEST CHINESE RESTAURANT
Dragon Court, Golden Bowl, Jade, Lee Fast Food, and New Chinatown Restaurant

BEST NATURAL FOOD/VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT
"Culture" Ital Shack Drapers Beach

BEST OUTDOOR DINING
Blue Lagoon, Pot Antonio, Comos, Kellys, Morgans Harbour, Nature Village Farms, Rick’s Cafe, The Likkle Pub – Ocho Rios, The Ruins, Xtabi Negril

BEST RESTAURANT IN KINGSTON
Garden terance,New Chinatown Restaurant and Red Bones

BEST RESTAURANT IN NEGRIL
Gambinos

BEST RESTAURANT PORT ANTONIO
Panderosa

Recreation– See what our visitors voted as the best beaches in Jamaica, best beach in Montego Bay; best place to have picnic and more in the best of Jamaica Recreation.

BEST BEACH IN KINGSTON/ PORTMORE/SPANISH TOWN
Hellshire

BEST BEACH IN OCHO RIOS
Dunns River

BEST OVERALL BEACH IN JAMAICA
7 mile Beach in Negril and Dunns River

BEST ART GALLERY
Manley Art Gallery

BEST FOOTBALL FIELD
National Stadium

BEST PICNIC SPOT
Macca Ridge Trail, St Thomas and Shaw park

BEST TENNIS COURTS
National Stadium

BEST BEACH IN MONTEGO BAY
Doctor cave

BEST BEACH IN NEGRIL
7 mile Beach

BEST BEACH NO ONE KNOWS
Bloody Bay-Negril, Frenchmans Cove Beach, Front Hill- St. Elizabeth, Nude beach in Hellshire, Round Hill Beach in Clarendon.

BEST MUSEUM
Bob Marley

BEST BOTANICAL GARDEN
Hope Gardens

BEST CAR RACE TRACK
Dover

BEST PARK
Hope Garden

BEST JAMAICA SPORT WEBSITE
thereggaeboyz.com

BEST NEW SITE
go-jamaica.com

BEST MUSIC WEBSITE
niceup.com

Foods– A visit to Jamaica would not be complete without eating your favorite Jamaican foods like Jerk chicken, steamed fish and all the other appetizing foods available. Find our where to get the best of Jamaica foods

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BEST JERK CHICKEN
Pork Pit in Mobay and Ossie’s Negril

BEST JERK FISH
Hellshire

BEST ESCOVITCH FISH
Hellshire, Border ( Between Westmoreland & St. Elizabeth), Little Ochi, Champion Dish

BEST BEEF PATTY
Tastee

BEST BUN
Maxfield

BEST BAKERY
National, P & R, and Yummy

BEST JERK PORK
Boston Bay, Portland andOssie’s Negril

BEST ROAST FISH
Hellshire, Pork Pit in Mobay and Little Ochi

BEST STEAM FISH FISH
Hellshire, Little Ochi, Champion Dish and Grand Lido Negril.

BEST HARDO BREAD
Captain Bakery and Maxfield

BEST MANISH WATER
General Foods – Ocho Rios

BEST ICE CREAM
Devon House

Entertainment – What’s the best event in Jamaica? Which band plays the best reggae music? Find out what’s the best entertainment in Jamaica.

BEST JAMAICAN REGGAE BAND
Third World

BEST JAMAICAN DJ
Bennie Man

BEST SOUND SYSTEM
Stone Love

BEST BOOK BY A JAMAICAN AUTHOR
Anancy by Louise Bennett (Miss Lou)

BEST JAMAICAN ANNUAL EVENT
Reggae Sunsplash

BEST JAMAICAN REGGAE ARTIST
Bob Marley

BEST CHRISTIAN GROUP
Grace Thrillers

BEST STAGE SHOW
Sting

BEST THEATER FOR PLAYS
Little Theater

BEST MOVIE THEATER
Carib

BEST NIGHT CLUB
Asylum

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