Montego Bay, Jamaica Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

One of the most popular sunshine destinations in the Caribbean, Montego Bay is the hub of almost all Jamaica tourism. It’s located in the northwestern corner of the island and large beach resorts are spread generously both to the south and east.

This is mostly a middle-priced Caribbean destination, with still many options in the lower end of that range. Cheap and fast flights from North America make it popular with anyone looking for value or on a shorter trip.

 

Why Visit Montego Bay

Montego Bay Facts

Population 100,000
Area 100,000
Timezone UTC-5
Currency Jamaican dollar
Airports Sangster International Airport (MBJ)

Things To Do In Montego Bay

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Montego Bay

Local BreakfastThere are a few bakeries and eateries that serve coffee and pastries along with other staple breakfast items.$3.75 - $10.00
Local LunchJerk Chicken is a popular lunch item that can be eaten by itself or with vegetables or in a sandwich.$5.00 - $13.00
Local DinnerDepending on were you decide to dine, dinner prices range from budget to expensive. $7.00 - $30.00
BeerRed Stripe is the most popular beer on the island and can be found at most restaurants and bars. $3.50 - $5.00
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BEST TOURS in Montego Bay

WHEN TO VISIT Montego Bay

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January84721.9
February84710.4
March85720.8
April87731.3
May88752.3
June90761.5
July90761.5
August90761.8
September89762.3
October88763.3
November87752.0
December85731.6

Montego Bay WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:11am6:18pm
21 Jun5:33am6:45pm
21 Sep5:56am6:04pm
21 Dec6:34am5:37pm

Where to stay in Montego Bay

Montego Bay Hotel Seasons

Montego Bay Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
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starstarstarstarstar75.00 - 154.00
starstarstarstarstar160.00 - 298.00
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Montego Bay Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
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Getting to Montego Bay

GETTING AROUND Montego Bay

Montego Bay TRANSPORT PRICES

Type Price(USD)
Bus to Ocho Rios20.00
Bus to Negril20.00
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WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER