The Office of Nature is an institution on Jamaica’s 7 Mile Beach. It’s a popular little lobster shack that grills up fresh caught lobster while you wait. Simply served with a cold Red Stripe beer, red beans and rice and some toasted bread. Sweet ‘n’ dandy mon!
The Rockhouse Hotel is a boutique hotel situated on the scenic cliffs of Negril (west end). It occupies 8 acres in a beautiful tropical setting. Despite its secluded surroundings, Rockhouse Hotel is only about 4 miles from downtown Negril.
A glass-bottom boat is a boat with sections of glass, or other suitable transparent material, below the waterline allowing passengers to observe the underwater environment from within the boat.
The view through the glass bottom is better than simply looking into the water from above, because one does not have to look through optically erratic surface disturbances. The effect is similar to that achieved by a diving mask
Booby Cay is an island off the coast of Jamaica. It is located in the Hanover parish, in the western part of the island. Booby Cay is surrounded by beautiful coral reefs that offer some of the best diving and snorkeling in the world. A stop on the little island will present the opportunity to eat fresh caught lobster cooked right on the beach. Yeah mon!
There is a castle in Jamaica built on the west coast of Jamaica near the town of Negril (west end near the lighthouse). The castle is built above a cave in the cliffs that was used by pirates in days gone by. The Blue Cave Castle sits 50 feet above the Caribbean Sea and operates as a hotel. It is a very unusual sight to see in a tropical setting.
This is a seagrape tree (or, baygrape tree) on the west coast of Jamaica near the town of Negril. The tree is native to coastal beaches in southern Florida and the Caribbean. In late summer it bears a green fruit which ripens to a purplish color. The fruit itself contains a large pit that makes up most of the volume of the fruit.
A cairn is a human-made pile (or stack) of stones. In modern times, cairns are often erected as landmarks, a use they have had since ancient times. This cairn was built by the author on May 9, 2017. It is located on Bloody Bay, a part of 7 Mile Beach in Negril, Jamaica.