Jamaica

Best of Jamaica 2014

Written by Staff Writer

The results are in for the “Best of Jamaica 2014”. What is the best Jamaican restaurant in Jamaica? What is the best hotel to have a wedding? What is the best beach in Jamaica? What is the best hotel in Jamaica? What is the best tourist attraction? What is the best patty? Our Jamaicans.com team have put together a ranking of to Jamaican spots and items. The rank in the categories is based on information from unbiased analysis of awards, expert and experienced recommendations and client/customer ratings such as frequent travellers and members of Jamaicans.com team. We welcome your feedback and your personal experience. Here goes…

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BEST TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN JAMAICA:
– Y S Falls, PORTLAND
– Dolphin Cove, ST ANN
– Mystic Mountain, ST ANN
– Blue Mountain, KINGSTON & ST ANDREW
– Bob Marley Museum, KINGSTON & ST ANDREW
 
BEST HOTELS IN JAMAICA:
– Grand Palladium Resorts, NORTHERN JAMAICA
– Sandals Whitehouse, ST ELIZABETH
– Round Hill Hotel and Villas, Montego Bay, ST JAMES
– Couples, Negril, WESTMORELAND
– GoldenEye Hotel Resorts, Oracabessa, ST MARY
 
BEST JAMAICAN HOTELS FOR A WEDDING:
– Sandals Whitehouse, ST ELIZABETH
– Strawberry Hill, ST ANDREW
– Couples, ST MARY
– Rockhouse Hotel, Negril, WESTMORELAND
– Round Hill Hotel and Villas, Montego Bay, ST JAMES
 
BEST SMALL JAMAICAN HOTEL/VILLA FOR A WEDDING:
– Firefly House, Port Maria, ST MARY (not the one in NEGRIL)
– Richmond Hill Inn, Montego Bay, ST JAMES
 
BEST JAMAICA SMALL HOTEL/VILLAS:
– Deja Vu, Montego Bay, ST JAMES
– Rooms, Ocho Rios, ST ANN
– Blue Cave Castle, Negril, WESTMORELAND
– Kuyaba, Negril, WESTMORELAND
– Guest House in Bauxfield, Ocho Rios, ST ANN
– Jamaica Inn, Ocho Rios, ST ANN

BEST NATURE-STYLE VILLA:
– Great Huts, PORTLAND

BEST JAMAICA SPOT FOR BUSINESS TOURISTS:
– Spanish Court Hotel, New Kingston

BEST OVERALL BEACH IN JAMAICA:
– Seven Miles, NEGRIL

BEST JAMAICAN REST STOP/ HANGOUT:
– Truck Stop, ST ANN
– Truck Stop, ST ANDREW

BEST CROSS COUNTRY BUS SERVICE:
– Knutsford Express

BEST PLACE TO BUY CRAFTS:
– Craft Market, Negril, WESTMORELAND
– Devon House, KINGSTON
 
BEST PLACE TO BUY T-SHIRTS:
– Negril Marketplace, Negril
 
BEST JAMAICA ART GALLERIES:
– Hi-Qo Art Gallery, ST ANDREW
– National art Gallery, DOWNTOWN KINGSTON

BEST NEW JAMAICAN PERFORMING ARTISTE:
– Konshens

BEST ENTERTAINMENT COUPLE:
– Kemarch and Dana Dodd, Jamaican Magicians

BEST JAMAICAN ENSEMBLE:
– Jonkanoo Jamoboree

BEST JAMAICAN COMEDY:
– Where There’s A Will There’s A Wife

BEST JAMAICAN ACTOR:
– Glen Campbell
 
BEST JAMAICAN ACTRESS:
– Nadean Rawlins

BEST JAMAICAN CHILDREN THEATRE:
– Anancy Chaptaz Winner’s circle

BEST JAMAICAN CHILDREN STORY BOOK SERIES:
– Shaggy Parrot and the Reggae Band

BEST JAMAICAN REGGAE SHOW:
– Rebel Salute, ST ANN

BEST JAMAICAN REGGAE ARTISTE (Alive):
– Damian Marley

BEST JAMAICAN REGGAE BAND:
– Raging Fyah

BEST JAMAICAN MUSIC VIDEO:
– ‘Is It Worth It’ – Damion Marley

BEST MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT WEBSITE:
– Dancehallzone.net
– Yardflex.com

BEST JAMAICAN NEWSPAPER:
– Jamaica Gleaner

BEST JAMAICAN TELEVISION PERSONALITY:
– Rohan Daley, CVM
– Kerie-Ann “Kiki” Lewis, TVJ

BEST JAMAICAN RADIO PERSONALITIES:
– Mutabaruka
– Ron Muschette
– DJ Nicco

BEST ONLINE JAMAICAN RADIO STATION:
– Irie FM

BEST JAMAICAN TV STATION:
– TVJ

BEST JAMAICA NEWS WEBSITE:
– Jamaica Observer
   
BEST JAMAICAN SPORTS WEBSITE:
Gleaner Sports
Jamaica Olympics

BEST JAMAICA SEARCH WEBSITE:
Top 5 Jamaica 

BEST JAMAICAN BLOGSITE:
Daily Veritas  
Pree Jamaica

BEST OVERALL JAMAICAN WEBSITE (other than Jamaicans.com):
Jamaica Tourist Board

BEST JAMAICAN FACEBOOK PAGE/GROUP:
Jamaica Olympics
I Am Jamaican

BEST JAMAICAN TWITTER PAGE:
Soul Dancing

BEST JAMAICAN CRICKET PLAYER:
– Chris Gayle

BEST JAMAICAN OVERALL ATHLETE:
– O’Dayne Richards
– Alia Atkinson

BEST JAMAICAN FOOTBALL PLAYER:
– Jermaine “Tuffy” Anderson

BEST JAMAICAN RESTAURANT:
– Pelican, Montego Bay, ST JAMES

BEST JAMAICA BAKERY:
– Coronation Bakery, Port Antonio, PORTLAND
– Captains Bakery, KINGSTON
 
BEST JAMAICAN BEEF PATTY:
– Jucibeef

BEST JAMAICAN ESCOVEITCH FISH:
– Helshire Beach, ST CATHERINE
– Gloria’s, Port Royal

BEST JAMAICAN JERK CHICKEN:
– Scotchies Montego Bay, ST JAMES

BEST JAMAICAN JERK PORK:
– Boston Bay, PORTLAND
– Scotchies Ocho Rios, ST ANN

BEST JAMAICAN NATURAL FOOD/VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT:
– Ras Rody’s Roadside Organic, NEGRIL

BEST JAMAICAN CHINESE RESTAURANT:
– Dragon Garden, KINGSTON & ST ANDREW

BEST JAMAICAN  ITALIAN RESTAURANT:
– Angela’s Restaurant, Montego Bay
– Toscanini Restaurant, Ocho Rios
 
BEST JAMAICAN SEAFOOD RESTAURANT:
– Canoe, Negril West End, WESTMORELAND
– Whitebones Restaurant, KINGSTON & ST ANDREW

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