Places to Go

Zion Country Eco Beach Cabins

 

Stay as the guest of Free-I at Zion Country Eco Beach Cabins. Free-I was born and raised in Holland where he learned horticulture and respect for the earth and all who reside upon it.  He brought his love and skills to Jamaica where he applied them to Zion Country, transforming the land into a little piece of heaven which he so graciously shares with his guests.

Bath Jamaica

 

The small Jamaican town of Bath hosts the oldest botanical gardens on the island and a natural healing mineral springs.

The Botanical garden holds the oldest breadfruit trees, said to be the original trees brought to the island by Captain Bligh.

Morant Bay Market Jamaica

 

Morant Bay Market is as authentic a Jamaican market as it gets. Under its zinc roof is housed stall after stall of vegetables, household goods, school supplies. There is a section for the meat market where you can find various feet used enthusiastically in traditional dishes. There are spice blends sold in little plastic bags that are used just as enthusiastically.

Jamaican Primary School

 

by Dianne Birney

Thornton Primary School is the local school in Sunning Hill, Jamaica. There are 120 students in the school and the Principal is M.P. Burton. There are six teachers.

Below is a list of supplies needed by this and other basic schools on the island.

Wish List:

Thornton Primary School Sign
New uniforms, funny lips
Fourth & Fifth Grade Classroom with Mrs. Aldridge
Buns and milk are provided everyday
Shawna & Shannell with friend in their uniforms
Handwashing Station at the Jamaican Primary School
Off to Thornton Primary School in Jamaica

Long Bay Beach, Jamaica

 

A long beautiful beach lies on the East side of Jamaica, Long Bay. The contentious ocean pounds ashore onto a wide, palm shaded sandy beach. The beach is dotted with Tiki Hut bars, restaurants and cabins. The vibe is laid back and European.

Long Bay
Looking south
Jackie with Noah, Nate, Pi and Tiffany
Looking north
Throwing sand
Patrice
Mr. Roper's crafts
Mr. Roper

Reach Falls Jamaica

 

Visit one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Jamaica. Reach Falls can be found in Portland Parish.  Just South of Manchioneal, three miles inland off the A4, the Drivers River plunges 30’ into a wide aqua pool.

On the way to Reach Falls
Renny and Mokko Read about Renny in the book "Rasta Heart"
Hanging vines
The Waterfalls
Moshi, Mokko's Son
Patrick, Sarah, Keith, Ben and Andrew
Pools above Waterfalls
Eagle carving in rock
Stairway at Waterfalls
Turquoise Pools

Blue Mountains Jamaica Trekking

 

Trekking to the top of the Blue Mountain begins well before dawn. Start with a fire roasted cup of Blue Mountain organic coffee, one of the most famous flavors of coffee. The trek is six miles long. Walk slow and pace yourself. The goal is to walk at night so you can reach the peak at sunrise.

Long tailed hummingbird
It is cold on the mountain
Mountain View
Woodland Flower
Woodland ferns
Deep Woods
Ben showing Alex how to play hacky sac
You can name the kitty

Port Antonio Jamaica

Port Antonio has a rich historical past in the founding of Jamaican tourism. Today, "Porti" is a large bustling city full of the sights and sounds that exemplify the Jamaican experience.

Boston Bay Beach

Boston Bay is a rock cradled bay with great waves for surfing and the original jerk stands.

Manchioneal Fishing Village, Jamaica

Manchioneal is a great example of Jamaican culture. It is a small fishing town on the protected Manchioneal Bay just across from Zion Country.