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Last Sunset of 2016 in Negril Jamaica

Our Last Sunset of 2016

December 30th - 31st, 2016

Each year, we like to publish a Negril Today page with a memorable photo that closes the chapter on the previous year. Today we are posting our last sunset of 2016, taken on the beach near Roots Bamboo. The sun had just begun to touch the horizon of the Caribbean Sea, leaving beautiful blues and orange and pink pastels. To check out all of our sunset Negril Today pages, please click on the highlighted word "sunset" on each of the sunset pages! 2017 is shaping up to be an amazing year, so plan your trip to our tropical paradise today! To help you find places to stay, please check out our Hotels section on the Main Menu link above! And for great things to do in and around Negril you can always locate them in our extensive Things To Do section. To get to Negril and see the things to do, check out the affordable transportation in our Transport section also located on our Main Menu above!

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We want to thank you for coming to This website was created in 1995 to provide the best information possible to our visitors coming to Jamaica and especially Negril. Here you will find places to stay, places to eat, drivers to get you around the island, things to do, places to go and information for planning the perfect vacation! Our Negril Message Board in the Forum section is most complete source of information about Negril available anywhere on the Internet! You will also be able to find information about other destinations in Jamaica - the island has many amazing sites to see! We hope you take a bit of time to click through our different areas on - each section has great resources to help you plan your holiday! And feel free to contact us should you have any questions at

As we love to say in Jamaica, Irie!


For years the Negril's seven mile beach has been rated as one of the top ten beaches in the world by many travel magazines.The north end of the beach is home to the large, all-inclusive resorts, and to the south are the smaller, family-run boutique hotels. This combination gives the Negril area a large variety of rooms, services and prices.

South of the main Negri beach area is West End Road, known as the "cliffs", which is lined with resorts that offer more privacy. These areas offer easy access to waters good for snorkeling and diving, with jumping points reaching more than 40 feet (12 m) high. Rick's Cafe is a place to watch the cliff jumpers. They are incredible to watch.But gorgeous sunsets are not limited to Rick's Cafe - from most locations is Negril the view is unparalleled!

The fact that Negril is still underdeveloped remains a significant factor in its undoubted charm. The unspoilt, untamed and unforgetable Negril- Jamaica's jewel in the crown where our open 7 mile beach entices you to walk, to swim, to play... and to make friends. Our rugged cliff side on the West End burst into fire at sunset in the many bars and restaurants, whilst the peaceful afternoons show off the many caves and diving areas.

Negril is unique in its equal portions of beach and cliff, its numerous eccentric characters, its laid back atmosphere and its friendliness! Like the sun setting dramatically over the sea, and returning each morning, we hope that you will return after sampling the diversity that is Negril. Have a great holiday.

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Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean and home to over 2.6 million people. Our beautiful island in the sun is home to the Blue Mountain range and is surrounded by a narrow coastal plain. Most major towns and cities are located on the coast. Chief towns and cities include the capital Kingston, Spanish Town, Mandeville, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio and Montego Bay. Its indigenous Arawakan speaking Taino inhabitants named the island Xaymaca, meaning the "Land of Wood and Water". It later became a colony of Great Britain and became an independent country in 1962.

Modern Jamaica is just as you imagined a tropical island to be. It has stunning white beaches, lush foliage and tropical weather all year round. Jamaica also has remarkable arts and cuisine and a rich cultural heritage. It boasts the best golf courses in the West Indies and its contribution to the world of sports is impressive considering its small size. It caters to everyone from beach bums to newly weds to the high end traveller.

Jamaica is intense in its beauty and its people and will leave a lasting impression. Come discover the country of rum, reggae and Bob Marley. Of sun drenched beaches and warm tropical breezes.


Getting around in Negril is an easy thing. Negril is separated into the West End (cliffs) or Beach (Norman Manley Boulevard) where your fair share of restaraunts and hotels lie. Walk about as the atmosphere is relaxed and meeting people is part of the experience. Just remember driving is on the left side in JA, so you must walk on your right (same side of the road) in order to see traffic coming towards you. The taxis are inexpensive and plentiful so if walking is not your pleasure then grab a taxi (always negotiate your fare before riding) and get about seeing the sights.

Please remember that the only legal taxis have red license plates. They are legally licensed and insured to carry paying passenger.


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Date Show or Event
Jan16 Live Music on the Beach
Jan16 Live Mento on the Beach
Jan16 Live Music on the Beach
Jan17 Live Music on the Beach
Jan17 Live Music on the Cliffs
Jan17 Dinner Beach Live Music
Jan17 Live Music on the Beach
Jan18 Live Music on the Beach
Jan18 One Love Pub Crawl
Jan18 Live Music on the Beach
Jan19 Live Music on the Beach
Jan19 Steel Drum on the Beach
Jan19 Jazz on the Beach
Jan19 Live Music on the Beach
Jan19 Ladies Night
Jan20 Live Music on the Beach
Jan20 One Love Pub Crawl
Jan20 Live Reggae & Buffet
Jan20 Live Music on the Beach
Jan20 Live Music on the Beach
Jan21 Saturday Night Live
Jan21 Folkloric Dinner Show
Jan21 Dinner Beach Party
Jan21 All Inclusive Saturday
Jan21 Live Music on the Beach
Jan22 Sunday Brunch Music
Jan22 Live Music on the Beach
Jan22 Live Music on the Cliffs
Jan22 One Love Pub Crawl
Jan22 Bonfire Buffet Night
Jan22 Live Music on the Beach
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Medical Information: Negril Health Centre (Govt): 957-4926 - Doctor's Medical Clinic (near HiLo): 957-3770 - Omega Medical Clinic (near Roundabout): 957 - 9307