I am planning on sailing on the Conquest and would like ideas for our time in Jamaica. We have two young children who will be ages 4 and 1 so I was thinking something that includes time at a beach. I understand a lot of people don't look at Jamaica as being safe and I uderstand that however I don't go on vacation to stay on the ship the entire time when there is an interesting island to explore.
I would appreciate any ideas that people may have for a family.
We are on the Conquest in February too. Having been to Jamaica before - To Ocho Rios - we are a little nervous about some of the characters running private tours. So we will book throught the ship. The cruise ships have decent ones even though they are a little pricey.
Book a all day pass. I here Sunset Beach resort is good with a new water park for kid. Price a believe is $40.00 Adults and $20.00 kids not sure on age. All you can eat and drink included. close to cruise terminal.
There is a tourist bureau at the port which can tell you what the taxi fares are to various places. Maybe negotiate driving tour of some sort with a taxi driver and then some beach time and then some cocktails and food?
I have two cruises this year that will make stops in Montego Bay, and no way am I staying on the ship.