Lucea is a small town with only a few tourist attractions but is such an island paradise that it has been the location for many movies. The bustling tourist towns of Montego Bay and Negril are each a 20-minute drive from Lucea. See below!
Dunn's River Falls, at Ocho Rios, is one of Jamaica's best-known attractions. Visitors can swim in the pool at the foot of the falls while the more daring guests can climb the waterfall in a human chain led by experienced Falls Guides.
The Hanover Museum reopened in March 2011 following refurbishment. The museum is housed in the old slave prison and dates back to the late 18th century.
Fort Charlotte was built in 1746 to protect Jamaica's North West from naval attacks. It was given the name "Fort Charlotte" in honor of King George III's marriage to queen Charlotte and was known to be one of the best kept forts in Jamaica. Many notable figures, including Horatio Nelson and Captain Bligh, have visited the storied area.
Lucea's most striking landmark is The Court House. A grand clock tower remains its signature aspect, which was never actually intended to be in placed in Jamaica! It was dispatched to St. Lucia in 1817, but an error in delivery saw it landing in Lucea. The residents grew fond of it and refused to send it on to St. Lucia.
The Hanover Parish Church was constructed in 1725 on the ruins of an older Spanish church. The church's steeple was taken down after it sustained serious damage from an earthquake in 1957.
Kevin Coleman and his staff provide guests with quality, informative, safe, and friendly Jamaican taxi and tour services throughout the Lucea area. Kevin ensures airport transfer and tour destinations in a safe, timely manner while experiencing special Jamaican hospitality! Sight-see in true Jamaican style.
If you are looking for a tour of Jamaican history, culture, nature, and people, then the Horseback Ride 'n' Swim Tour is certainly for you. You've never dreamed of horseback riding in the ocean like this before, and JusTours Jamaica makes it come true. The guides narrate your experience with pirate stories, Jamaican history, interesting bits of personal history, Jamaican expressions, and humor.
The working plantation of Croydon is nestled in the foothills of the Catadupa Mountains. This provides a breathtaking and panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. Journey into the majestic, mountainous country, where lush vegetation, wild flowers, and bubbling waterfalls await.