(2011) Lonely Planet Jamaica is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike to Blue Mountain Peak to see Jamaica's best sunrise, dance until dawn at a street jam in Kingston, or splash around with hawksbill turtles; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Jamaica and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet Jamaica Travel Guide:Color maps and images throughoutHighlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interestsInsider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spotsEssential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and pricesHonest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks missCultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, politics, landscapes, wildlife, and cuisineOver 34 local mapsUseful features - including Top Experiences, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Outdoor ActivitiesCoverage of Negril, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Kingston, Port Antonio, Blue Mountains, Reach Falls, Seven Mile Beach, Blue Lagoon, Rio Grande, Port Royal, Treasure Beach, Windsor Caves, and moreThe Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Jamaica, our most comprehensive guide to Jamaica, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less traveled.Looking for more coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Caribbean Islands guide for a comprehensive look at what the whole region has to offer.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Adam Karlin, and Anna Kaminski.About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travelers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.