Frommer's Jamaica

( 2 )

Overview

Anyone can jam in Jamaica with this outstanding new guide! This outstanding new addition to Frommer's shows you how to experience the best of Jamaica, from white beaches to long, cool drinks to reggae bars. The book features:

  • The most complete coverage available: Fodor's only offers a 128-page pocket guide to the island
  • In-depth advice on all the beaches and golf courses, as well as tips on river rafting and ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers and in stores.

Pick Up In Store Near You

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (8) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $10.51   
  • Used (4) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 3 of 4
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$10.51
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(5)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
0470614447 Brand New. Ships with delivery confirmation same day of order. Guaranteed.

Ships from: Beachwood, OH

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$17.40
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(96)

Condition: New
This book is new.

Ships from: Madison, WI

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$60.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(149)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 3 of 4
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

Anyone can jam in Jamaica with this outstanding new guide! This outstanding new addition to Frommer's shows you how to experience the best of Jamaica, from white beaches to long, cool drinks to reggae bars. The book features:

  • The most complete coverage available: Fodor's only offers a 128-page pocket guide to the island
  • In-depth advice on all the beaches and golf courses, as well as tips on river rafting and other activities
  • The complete lowdown on the all-inclusive resorts, plus candid reviews of other accommodations, from hotels to B&Bs
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470614440
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/22/2010
  • Series: Frommer's Complete Series , #820
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

About the Authors A native of North Carolina, Darwin Porter was a bureau chief for the Miami Herald when he was 21 and later worked in television advertising. A veteran travel writer, he's the author of numerous best-selling Frommer's guides, notably to the Caribbean, England, Italy, and France. He's assisted by Danforth Prince, formerly of the Paris bureau of the New York Times. For years, they have been frequent travelers to Jamaica and have become intimately familiar with what's good there and what isn't. In this guide, they share their secrets and discoveries with you.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

List of Maps vii
1 The Best of Jamaica 1
1 The Best Beaches 1
2 The Best Water-Sports Outfitters 2
3 The Best Golf Courses 2
4 The Best Tennis Facilities 3
5 The Best Natural Attractions 3
6 The Best Honeymoon Resorts 4
7 The Best Family-Friendly Resorts 5
8 The Best Places to Get Away from It All 6
9 The Best All-Inclusives 6
10 The Best Restaurants 7
11 The Best Shopping Buys 8
12 The Best After-Dark Fun 9
2 Planning a Trip to Jamaica 10
1 Jamaica in Brief 10
2 Visitor Information 12
3 Entry Requirements & Customs 13
4 Money 16
The Jamaican Dollar, the U.S. Dollar, the British Pound & the Canadian Dollar 17
5 When to Go 18
Jamaica Calendar of Events 20
6 The Active Vacation Planner 21
Your Choice of Resort 22
7 Health & Insurance 24
8 Tips for Travelers with Special Needs 26
Tying the Knot in Jamaica 29
9 Flying to Jamaica 31
10 Escorted & Package Tours 35
What the Meal Plans Mean 37
11 Cruises 37
12 Getting Around 40
13 Tips on Accommodations 44
14 Tips on Dining Out 50
15 Tips on Shopping 50
Digging into Jerk Pork 51
Fast Facts: Jamaica 54
Meeting the Jamaicans 55
A Word on Marijuana 56
3 Montego Bay 58
1 Where to Stay 58
Catch a Fire: Jamaica's Reggae Festivals 71
2 Where to Dine 72
3 Hitting the Beach, Hitting the Links & Other Outdoor Pursuits 77
4 Seeing the Sights 80
The White Witch of Rose Hall 81
5 Shopping 82
6 Montego Bay After Dark 84
7 A Side Trip to Falmouth 85
4 Negril 87
1 Where to Stay 88
Ann Bonney & Her Dirty Dog 94
2 Where to Dine 101
Miss Brown's World-Famous Mushroom Tea 105
3 Hitting the Beach & Other Outdoor Pursuits 107
4 Negril After Dark 109
5 Mandeville & the South Coast 111
1 The South Coast 111
2 Mandeville 116
6 Ocho Rios & Runaway Bay 120
1 Ocho Rios 121
Your Own Private Villa 126
Noel's Folly 129
The Potter's Art 139
Jamaica Evaluates Its Jerks 141
2 Runaway Bay 141
7 Port Antonio 147
1 Getting There 148
2 Where to Stay 148
3 Where to Dine 153
4 Beaches & Outdoor Pursuits 155
Eco-Cultural Tours 157
5 Exploring the Area 157
8 Kingston & the Blue Mountains 159
1 Where to Stay 159
2 Where to Dine 165
3 Hitting the Beach 171
4 Seeing the Sights 171
5 Shopping 173
6 Kingston After Dark 174
7 Side Trips to Spanish Town & Port Royal 175
The Wickedest City on Earth 178
Cays & Mangroves 179
8 Exploring the Blue Mountains 180
Appendix Jamaica in Depth 182
1 History 101 182
Dateline 183
Jamaica Natural 186
Did You Know? 191
2 Jamaican Style 191
3 The Jamaican People & Their Culture 195
Ganja 198
4 Calypso, Reggae & Rap: The Rhythms of Jamaica 200
5 Jamaican Food & Drink 203
6 Recommended Books & Films 205
Index 209
1 General Index 209
2 Accommodations Index 215
3 Restaurant Index 217
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3
( 2 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(1)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2012

    Skyheart

    Spiritwhisper?

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2012

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)