This guest post is by Michael Rainford. He describes himself as “a Jamaican native proud of the rich culture and diversity of my country.” He runs JamaicaHotelReview.com and likes to “help others discover the wonder of this small paradise island“.
Thinking of traveling to Jamaica soon? Maybe you’ve been before and wonder what other adventure you can unlock on your next visit? A vacation in Jamaica can be any of an endless number of things depending on what you’re looking for. From chilling on a heavenly spot of white sand beach to exploring one of the many legendary landmarks dotting the island, there is something to suit whatever you want your trip to the island to be.
So, where do you even begin? Let’s start with some of the things that make Jamaica the unique destination it is.
While Buenos Aires and Argentina are popular vacation destinations, significantly fewer people visit next door neighbour, Uruguay. This is a grave mistake, but we know readers of Luxury And Boutique Hotels won’t make that mistake!
Most of the small number of people who do make it to Uruguay just visit on a day trip. A ferry ride across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires will take you to Colonia del Sacramento, a pretty little UNESCO town. Here you’ll find UNESCO ruins to explore, a lighthouse to climb, pretty streets for strolling, cafés for lounging, and spectacular sunsets over the widest river in the world. Staying a few days in Colonia is essential, or you’ll miss the charm of this pretty town with a seaside feel.
Having reviewed many hotels, the difference between independent, owner-managed hotels and much bigger brands is very apparent. It’s not that there is a right or wrong to either one, but depending on what you are looking for, one might fit the bill more than the other for certain types of trips.
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