Jamaica’s 54th Independence Celebrations took on new meaning at Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa as guests of the luxury-included resort turned out for a cultural explosion of food, music, dance and the finest rum-infused libations not to mention the strums of a colorful marching band and the spirited vibrations of the Silver Birds Steel Pan Orchestra. Adding to the festivities was an authentic trip down memory lane dubbed come mek we walk and talk, which took guests back to a time when electricity was still a dream and calabash and kerosene lamps ruled the day.
These three lovely guests at Sandals Whitehouse show us what they love most about visiting Jamaica – the Appleton Rum, Coconut Water and that 100 percent Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee. All three ladies were enjoying Jamaica Independence Day Celebrations at the luxury-included resort over the weekend.
Sandals Whitehouse Bartender, Copeland Drummond shows off his pouring skills during Jamaica Independence Day Celebrations at the luxury-included resort. Observing Drummond’s skills is a Guest of the resort.
Outfitted in traditional bandana skirts and head ties, Sandals Whitehouse Entertainment Manager, Ashley Martin (2nd right) and members of her Entertainment team pause amidst Jamaica Independence Day Celebrations for a photo. In front of them is one of several displays; this one showcasing samples of household ware once used in Jamaica.