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Golf enthusiasts planning a tropical vacation will be pleasantly surprised to learn that Jamaica has several championship courses, golf resorts, and public courses with a sublime setting and beautiful backdrop. Although it's no Scotland, the island offers world-class golf, sun, sand, and serenity and offers a rich history of the sport - including Manchester Club, the oldest golf course in the Caribbean.
Montego Bay is an easy choice for golfers, especially at Rose Hall, an area that offers several top-notch courses, including Cinnamon Hill, Half Moon, and the White Witch - a legendary course with a spooky history of its own.
A number of resorts offer all-inclusive packages or individual courses. Sandals Golf and Country Club is another popular choice, with plenty of inclusive options, as is Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort.
Kingston also has a handful of courses that make ideal day trips, including Caymanas Golf and Country Club, a championship course with numerous elevated courses for scenic views. Or, for a casual, easy-going golf course, Negril Hills is just a quick stop away from the famous Seven Mile Beach.
For a small Caribbean island, golfers will find a pleasant golf getaway in Jamaica, and 10Best showcases a few favorite course options for visitors.