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Best of Jamaica in Jamaica 2009 Results

The results are in from our 2009 “Best of Jamaica” survey. Below are the results of each category for the “Best of Jamaica”.

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TOURIST

BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION IN JAMAICA
Dunn River Falls

BEST HOTEL IN JAMAICA
Kanopi House

BEST HOTEL IN MONTEGO BAY
Ritz Carlton

BEST HOTEL IN NEGRIL
Point Village Resort

BEST HOTEL IN OCHO RIOS
Jamaica Inn, Sunset Jamaica Grande

BEST HOTEL IN PORT ANTONIO
Kanoipi House

BEST HOTEL IN TREASURE BEACH
Jakes

BEST HOTEL FOR A WEDDING
Kanopi House

BEST SMALL HOTEL/VILLA IN MONTEGO BAY
COYABA

BEST SMALL HOTEL/VILLA IN NEGRIL
Tensing Pen

BEST SMALL HOTEL/VILLA IN OCHO RIOS
Jamaica Inn

BEST SMALL HOTEL/VILLA IN PORT ANTONIO
Kanopi Hotel

BEST SMALL HOTEL/VILLA IN TREASURE BEACH
Jakes

BEST SMALL HOTEL/VILLA FOR A WEDDING
Kanopi House

BEST PLACE TO BUY CRAFTS
Negril Craft Market, ocho rios craft market, Kingston craft market, Island Village, carbys, mo bay craft market, Montego Bay

BEST PLACE TO BUY T-SHIRTS
Sun Island

 

JAMAICA LIFE

BEST ACTOR
Oliver Samuels, Paul Campbell

BEST ACTRESS
Leonie Forbes

BEST NEWSPAPER
Gleaner

BEST RADIO PERSONALITY
Ron Muschette on Irie FM

BEST RADIO STATION
Irie FM

BEST TV STATION
TVJ

BEST CRICKET PLAYER
Chris Gayle

BEST TRACK ATHLETE
Usain Bolt

BEST FOOTBALL PLAYER
Ricardo Gardner

 

 FOOD

BEST BAKERY
Captains Bakery

BEST BEEF PATTY
Tastee

BEST ESCOVITCH FISH
Hellshire Beach

BEST JERK CHICKEN
Boston

BEST JERK PORK
Boston 

RECREATION

BEST OVERALL BEACH IN JAMAICA
Seven Mile beach in Negril

BEST BEACH IN KINGSTON/PORTMORE/SPANISH TOWN
Hellshire

BEST BEACH IN MONTEGO BAY
Doctor Cove

BEST BEACH IN NEGRIL
Seven Mile Beach

BEST BEACH IN OCHO RIOS
Dunn’s river beach

BEST BEACH IN PORT ANTONIO
Frenchman’s Cove

 RESTAURANTS

BEST NATURAL FOOD/VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT

  • Just Natural in Negril
  • Ashanti Restaurant in Hope Garden, Kingston

BEST CHINESE RESTAURANT
Dragon Court in Kingston

BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Evita’s Ocho Rios

BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
Gloria’s in Port Royal

BEST JAMAICAN RESTAURANT
Norma’s on the Beach in Negril

ENTERTAINMENT

BEST JAMAICAN REGGAE ARTIST
Tarrus Riley

BEST JAMAICAN REGGAE BAND
Roots Underground 

JAMAICA ONLINE

BEST MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT WEBSITE
Dancehall Mobi  

BEST NEWS WEBSITE
Jamaica Observer 

BEST JAMAICA SEARCH WEBSITE
top5jamaica.com

BEST SPORTS WEBSITE
The following site tie for Best Sports Websites:

BEST JAMAICAN BLOG WEBSITE
Negril.com

BEST OVERALL JAMAICAN WEBSITE (not Jamaicans.com)
top5jamaica.com 

(Thanks to the many of you who voted for Jamaicans.com as the best news website however we stated that the votes were for other sites not Jamaicans.com)

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