Port Antonio. Blue Mountain Peak: JAMAICA

Tour duration: 7 days
Tour Rate: $1,800
The fee applies for the duration of the tour (based on 1 to 3 people in a travel party), and include naturalist guide/driver, parks and beach access, island tour: rainforests and nature preserves, and ground transportation (incl. airport transfers. shopping), and 24-hour concierge at L' EcoResorts.

Jamaica Nature Tours in Port Antonio bring travelers up and close with nature on the island. The country’s landscape is rugged, lush, and pristine, and you will explore the greenest parish that is Portland on this excursion.

Portland and Port Antonio (the capital) is the most verdant and secluded area of the island. Often referred to as “Jamaica’s ecotourism destination”, Port Antonio is located along the northeastern coast. The area is relatively unspoilt. It conserves an abundance of tropical flora and fauna, rivers, streams, caves, and mountains. The highlands, peaks, and foliage seamlessly interconnect to formed aesthetically pleasing impressions. These landscapes create the illusion of canvas painting masterpieces. The beaches below are equally striking. They boast clear blue waters that sparkle under the warm Caribbean sun. And the beachscapes are complemented by sheltered lagoons and coves.

Jamaica Nature Tours in Port Antonio integrated all that this side of the island has to offer off-the-beaten-path within the package described as “5 Days Nature Tour in Port Antonio, Jamaica” (see the package details below).

Eco resorts and lodges in Port Antonio, Jamaica, assume environmentally-friendly principles. These accommodations are sited to provide easy interactions with nature. They offer incredible views of the ocean, the lagoon, and the mountain ranges, and are linked to rainforests. This means, some estates are perched to blend in with their forested hillsides. Jamaica Nature Tours in Port Antonio are best booked along with an eco lodge. However, travelers staying at any resort can also book tours by L’ EcoResorts. Some advantages of booking together an eco lodge and the Jamaica Nature Tours in Port Antonio bundle is that we actively sought out the best sites and accommodations. Complimentary airport transfers are included. And since your assigned driver will be your full-time and private tour guide, he/she can access the property any time of the day, as per your request, to take you on shopping and dining trips, also. Port Antonio depicts a sustainable way of life and is a nature’s lover dream destination.

If you have a question regarding Jamaica Nature Tours in Port Antonio, please contact us. Otherwise, please explore the tour below and click the “BOOK NOW” button above to submit your reservation request.

Tour’s Program

  • Your naturalist guide will meet you at the Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) in Kingston and transport you to where you will be staying. Along the way, you will see some of the city and countryside leading into Port Antonio.
BLUE LAGOON
  • You will go swimming into the famed 180-200 feet deep Blue Lagoon. The spring was made famous by the film "Blue Lagoon", stared by Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins. The water at this site depicts many shades of blues. Spring water gashing out of the mountains creates the lagoon, which formed a lake that leads out to the Caribbean Sea.

PRIVATE ISLAND

You will be transported by boat to a secluded island off the coast of Port Antonio.

  • Monkey Island (also called Pellew Island). There are no longer any monkeys here. Situated off Port Antonio's coast near Folly Ruins, this island boasts a lush tropical locale with excellent view of the ocean. The island is surrounded by shallow waters and has swimming areas and a reef, which protects the San San Bay.
BAMBOO RAFTING
  • You will be steered down the Rio Grande river on a bamboo raft. The brook winds its way through a scenic tropical landscape, which comprise peaks and valleys.
RESTORATION VILLAGE FARM

  • You will tour this 36 acres of lush mountainous farmland located in beautiful Portland Parish a few miles south of Port Antonio on the northeastern coast of Jamaica.
  • Current crops include cocoa (chocolate), banana, plantain, pumpkin, sweet potato, ginger, pineapple, breadfruit, and assorted tropical fruits.
FRENCHMAN'S COVE

  • You will go frolicking at this cozy and rare natural curve by the sea. Frenchman’s Cove sand is so soft, its water is so blue, its vegetation so vibrant, and its atmosphere so tranquil, it is noted as the most picturesque beach in the region. Its grounds comprise 42 acres, and boast a river that winds through the valley out to the Caribbean Sea.
BLUE MOUNTAIN

  • On this day, you will hike or bike the trails of the highest mountain in Jamaica. The Blue Mountain soars 7402 feet (2256 meters) and dominates the skyline of 4 parishes; these are Portland, St. Thomas, St Mary, and St. Andrew. The area is famed for its coffee, forests, and wide array of bird species. From up high, on a clear day, you can see Cuba 210 kilometers (130 miles) in the distance.
REICH (REACH) FALLS

  • You will be revitalized by the strokes of the waterfalls caressing your body or from the bubbling stream. Natural swim holes and cascading waters add to the atmosphere. The water has the appearance of jade and some areas are deep enough for diving. All 4.6 hectares of the land depicts pure natural beauty. It contains over 23 species of ferns and other tropical trees and plants.
  • Your nature tour of Jamaica comes to an end today. If you are scheduled to depart your resort, your driver will transport you to the airport.
  • Depending on your departure time from the island, perhaps you would like to stop for some "Ital" food. This is a method of cuisine popularized by the Rasta community and is known to be the most natural, meat-free, salt-free, and organic food anywhere.
  • You will be transported to the nearest international airport, in Kingston, for your depart flight. If the road, time, and weather permit, your driver may take you along a different route (scenery) to the airport.
INCLUDED
  • Naturalist guide
  • Boating/rafting
  • Road transportation (incl. airport transfers. Half tank of gas included, after which travelers shall arrange with the driver to purchase additional gas for traversing the island)
  • Full-time driver (JUTA licensed)
  • Island tour: rainforests, mountains, nature parks, beaches
  • Parks' entry fees
  • 24-hour concierges at L' EcoResorts
NOT INCLUDED (separate vacation services and products)
  • Air flights (international/national)
  • Eco-lodge/hotel (see our website for environmentally-friendly accommodations in Jamaica)
  • Supplementary fee per person US$250
  • Guide/driver gratuity at 20%
Jamaica (Caribbean Island) has a pleasant climate all year around. With temperature that typically varies from 73°F (22°C) to 89°F (31°C). It rarely gets below 69°F (20°C) or above 91°F (32°C). For cooler outdoor adventures, the best time to visit Jamaica is October to mid-December - during this period, the island’s temperature range from the mid-70’s to the high 80’s. Mid- December through to mid-April is high season in Jamaica. However, large crowds tend to be concentrated in the all-inclusive hotels, at airports and main streets/ tourist areas. L’ Ecostay’s tours focus on off the beaten track (or path) and away from the major tourist areas once our clients arrive.

  • October through to December during fall to early winter months, the Caribbean hurricane season is phasing out off. The sky is clear, blue, and sunny and the temperate averages in the 75’s and 85’s.
  • January through to March the hurricane season is over and beach goers flock to the island during this period.
  • April through to June usually have temperatures ranging from the mid-70’s and high 80’s. The period may experience some rain. The high mountains have some mists and the beaches, golf courses, and other attractions have fewer crowds.
  • July through to September is the low season. It is also the rainy period, and the tourist population is sparse.
  • The price includes naturalist guide, full-time driver with ground transportation, parks' entry fees, island tour, and 24-hour concierges at L' EcoResorts.
  • Ninety or more days prior to your arrival, 30% of the rate is required to confirm your reservation.
  • Thirty days or less and prior to your arrival, the full reservation amount is required. In the event of changes to the lodge reservation or the dates of your flights, by you, such a cancellation is subjected to 10% cancellation fee. Note: this refers to changes in your reservation only [see additional cancellation policy below].
  • The tour price is based on the number of persons indicated. For personalized group rates, please make inquiry with us regarding the package cost.
  • Participants shall have the ability to hike some easy and advance nature trails.
When you book your nature tour online through our website (lecoresorts.com), your reservation will be processed through our secure online payment system. When you first submit a "BOOK NOW" request, one of our agents will contact you to confirm your details. Once your reservation is confirmed, by you, you will receive a notification from us.

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • The tours by L' EcoResorts are nature based, guided, and include walking through rainforests, mountain hiking, cycling, cruising and water rafting, and preserves/safari jaunts.
  • On rainforest tours, you can observe rare and weird species. The Amazon, for example, contains the world’s largest range of wildlife species. Living in the Amazon rainforest are over 40, 000 species of plants, 427 types of mammals (incl. jaguar, anteater, and giant otter), 1,300 varieties of birds, 378 breeds of reptiles (incl. boa), in excess of 400 classes of amphibians (incl. dart poison frogs) and roughly 3,000 categories of freshwater fish. Due to its vastness and some unreachable areas, many species in the Amazon remain undiscovered by scientists. Depending on where in the world your eco resort is located, the nature tour you booked will take you on an intriguing path within that region.
  • On safari tours in Africa, you will observe animals in their natural habitats such as giraffes, lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards, zebras, gorillas, panthers, birds, and reptiles. [At L' EcoResorts, we do not offer or support sports hunting or trophy hunting, which is not the same as survival hunting by the native people or any persons who depends on this tradition/method for their food source].
  • On mountain tours, you will hike up some of the most spectacular mountains in the world, these include the Swiss and French Alps, the Andes, the Himalaya mountains, Blue Mountain Peaks (Jamaica), and the Rocky Mountains in Canada and the United States.
  • British Columbia, Canada, and Alaska, United States allow travelers to traverse some of the most spectacular natural land in North America. These sites include the Great Bear Forest, Denali National Park and Preserve (and mountain), Kenai Fjords, and Brooks Falls. The regions are notable for bear viewing, whale watching, and their remote wildernesses, icy seas, and glacial landscapes.
  • Most of the nature tours by L’ EcoResorts are available off-the-beaten paths, in the wild. But in some cases, some tours may be available on land governed by the state or other bodies. Travelers are responsible to pay any entrance fees or additional transportation fees for themselves and their groups in order to access such sites, unless otherwise stated. Additional transportation may include boat, train, and float plane. All information regarding your tour will be provided to you.
CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Cancellations made 91 days or more prior to travel, 90% refund will be granted, unless otherwise stated.
  • Cancellations made 90 to 31 days prior to travel, 50% refund will be granted, unless otherwise stated.
  • Cancellations made 30 days or less prior to travel no refunds will be granted.
Due the complexities of the various policies by international operators and other third parties in the regions where the nature tours are available, the "CANCELLATION POLICY" by L’ EcoResorts is structured to apply to all reservations.

  • We highly strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance prior to your tour.

DISCLAIMER

L' EcoResorts, its employees, its affiliates and their employees accept no responsibility, whatsoever, for travelers’ health and safety while they partake in a nature tour. While participating in the tours booked through L' EcoResorts, it is the sole responsibility of the traveler to secure their health and safety. It is further the responsibility of travelers to do health checkups and acquire a clean bill of health from a professional health care provider before embarking on any physical activities, therefore relieving L' EcoResorts, its partners, and its staffs from any blame as it relates to the health and safety of travelers.

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