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Doctor's Cave Beach Club is a popular tourist destination in Montego Bay
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Doctor's Cave Beach Club is a popular tourist destination in Montego Bay

Montego Bay is a city in Jamaica that contains Jamaica's largest airport, Sangster International Airport. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1011x529, 90 KB) Summary Doctors Cave Beach Club, Montego Bay, Jamaica Photo by User:Op. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1011x529, 90 KB) Summary Doctors Cave Beach Club, Montego Bay, Jamaica Photo by User:Op. ... Doctors Cave Beach Club Doctors Cave Beach Club, Montego Bay (also known as Doctors Cave Bathing Club) has been one of the most famous beaches in Jamaica for nearly a century. ... The entrance of Sangster Airport. ...


Montego Bay is known for its duty free shopping and cruise line terminal at its Free Port on a beautiful peninsula jutting into the bay. Its sheltered Doctor's Cave Beach with clear turquoise waters is one of the most famous beaches on the island. The bay is surrounded by picturesque low mountains. The whole island of Jamaica is quite hilly, culminating on the other side of the island near Kingston in the 6000+ ft Blue Mountains, known for their coffee beans which many say are the world's best. This article is about a tax measure. ... Peninsula A peninsula (from Latin paene insula, almost island) is a geographical formation consisting of an extension of land from a larger body, surrounded by water on three sides. ... In geography, a bay or gulf is a collection of water that is surrounded by land on three sides. ... Doctors Cave Beach Club Doctors Cave Beach Club, Montego Bay (also known as Doctors Cave Bathing Club) has been one of the most famous beaches in Jamaica for nearly a century. ... The location of Kingston Kingston (population 652,000) is the capital of Jamaica. ... Coffee in beverage form Coffee is a beverage, served hot or with ice, prepared from the roasted seeds of the coffee plant. ...


Montego Bay is fourth in population to Kingston, Portmore and Spanish Town with about 120,000 people and lies in St. James Parish on the northwest coast of the island. Air Jamaica and several American and British airlines run their Caribbean hub in "MoBay" (Sangster International Airport) connecting the island with the US, the UK, Germany, and recently Canada with flights to Toronto. The southern US cities of Houston, Atlanta, Tampa, and Miami are reached by nonstop flights in less than three hours. The location of Kingston Kingston (population 652,000) is the capital of Jamaica. ... St. ... Air Jamaica is an airline based in Kingston, Jamaica. ... The entrance of Sangster Airport. ... Nickname: Space City Official website: www. ... Nickname: The Horizon City, Hotlanta, The Big Peach, A-Town, The ATL Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: Cigar City, The Big Guava, T-Town Official website: http://www. ... The Magic City, The American Riviera, The Sixth Borough Location of Miami in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ...


The name "Montego Bay" is believed to have originated as a corruption of the Spanish word manteca ("lard"), allegedly because during the Spanish period it was the port where lard, leather, and beef were exported. Jamaica was a colony of Spain from 1511 until 1655 when Oliver Cromwell's Caribbean expedition, the Western Design, drove the Spanish from the island. Christopher Columbus, when he first visited the island in 1494, named the bay Golfo de Buen Tiempo ('Fair Weather Gulf') A slice of bread spread with lard was a typical staple in traditional rural cuisine of many countries. ... Modern leather-working tools Leather is a material created through the tanning of hides, pelts and skins of animals, primarily cows. ... Beef makes you fart ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Colonialism. ... 1511 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 25 - Saturns largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Christopher Columbus (ca. ... 1494 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


During the epoch of slavery, from the mid-17th century until 1834, and well into the 20th century, the town functioned primarily as a sugar port. The island's last major slave revolt, the Christmas Rebellion or Baptist War (18311832) took place in the area around Montego Bay; the leader of the revolt, Samuel Sharpe, was hanged there in 1832. In 1975, Sharpe was proclaimed a national hero of Jamaica, and the main square of the town was renamed in his honour. It has been suggested that Chattel slavery be merged into this article or section. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... Magnified view of refined sugar crystals. ... Leopold I 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Samuel Sharp, also called Daddy Sharpe (or Sam Sharp), he was a Deacon at the Burchell Baptist Church in Montego Bay, Jamaica, during the 19th century. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ...


In 1980, Montego Bay was proclaimed a city by act of parliament, but this has not meant that it has acquired any form of autonomy as it continues to be an integral part of St. James parish. 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...


Today, the city is known for its large regional hospital (Cornwall Regional Hospital), port facilities, second homes for numerous upper class Jamaicans from Kingston as well as Americans and Europeans, fine restaurants, and shopping opportunities. The coastland near Montego Bay is occupied by numerous tourist resorts, some newly built, some occupying the grounds of old sugar cane plantations with some of the original buildings and mill-works still standing. The most famous of these are the "White Witch's" Rose Hall and Tryall, both of which now feature world-class golf courses. 19th century Cottages in the small hamlet of Crafton, Buckinghamshire A cottage is a small house of any period. ... Species Ref: ITIS 42058 as of 2004-05-05 Sugarcane is one of six species of a tall tropical southeast Asian grass (Family Poaceae) having stout fibrous jointed stalks whose sap at one time was the primary source of sugar. ... A plantation is an intentional planting of a crop, on a larger scale, usually for uses other than cereal production or pasture. ... This article is about the sport of golf. ...


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Montego Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (518 words)
The name "Montego Bay" is believed to have originated as a corruption of the Spanish word manteca ("lard"), allegedly because during the Spanish period it was the port where lard, leather, and beef were exported.
In 1980, Montego Bay was proclaimed a city by act of parliament, but this has not meant that it has acquired any form of autonomy as it continues to be an integral part of St. James parish.
The coastland near Montego Bay is occupied by numerous tourist resorts, some newly built, some occupying the grounds of old sugar cane plantations with some of the original buildings and mill-works still standing.
Pictures & photos of Montego Bay, Jamaica (1108 words)
Montego Bay's primary attractions are its golf courses, historic great houses and the beautiful private hotel and beach resorts outside the town.
Montego Bay is Jamaica's second city and has been a tourist Mecca since the 20s when early visitors sought out the healing waters of Doctor's Cave Beach.
At most upscale hotels in Montego Bay you are invited to dine even though you are a non guest so you have the chose of staying in a hotel that match your budget yet enjoy the experiences of a upmarket resort many of which to be found to the East of Montego Bay.
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