Back in the 1930s, before airplanes became the preferred method of travel, Port Antonio was the hottest tourism spot in Jamaica .
In the 1970s, as tourism shifted towards Montego Bay, Port Antonio languished; this now gives it an appealing retro ambience
A visit to Port Antonio can include waterfall hikes, bird watching, swimming in the turquoise ocean, and dining on authentic jerk cooking — many Jamaicans claim the best jerk cooking can be found in the roadside stands along Boston Bay.
Romantic couples will want to book a rafting trip upon the Rio Grande. There’s nothing whitewater about the experience. This is a gentle, scenic ride along a river edged with towering trees. For an extra boost to the romantic mood, there’s also the option for a nighttime trip, when the moon is full.