Jamaica has quickly become one of my favorite travel destinations over the past couple of years. The weather is just right. The water is beautiful and relatively warm. And rumor has it that the waters are shark-free. I don’t totally buy this, but I could buy that there are very few sharks inhabiting the waters near the shorelines, which is almost just as comforting.
You could have the best vacation of your life (by my standards) if you booked it to Jamaica with only a handful of books, a bathing suit, a hat, sunscreen, and a towel. However, there really is plenty to do on the island, and at least five things that you absolutely must do if you choose to vacation there: