Montego Bay is the perfect spot with sugary white sand beaches to get your Jamaican vacation off to a spectacular start.
Christopher Columbus sailed into the picturesque bay in 1494, and since then it has earned the title for tourist capital of Jamaica due to its ideal location on the island. The hottest month in Montego Bay is July with the average temperature of 83 °F and the coldest is January with a very comfortable 76 °F. If your looking for higher temperatures and less chance of rain June and July see less rain then in the fall with October being the wettest. December and January are very dry on average as well and the temperatures still warm.
Montego Bay is the second largest city in the island after Kingston Jamaica. It is popular tourist destination known for its duty free shopping, cruise line terminal, all-inclusive hotels, restaurants, and the sheltered Doctor's Cave beach with clear blue-turquoise waters, which is one of the most famous beaches on the island. Situated on the northwest corner of the island, most brides prefer Montego Bay for their wedding, with white sand beaches, lively downtown, and world famous nightlife, it's a great choice in the Caribbean to tie the knot.
Montego Bay is served by Jamaica's largest airport, the Sangster International Airport (MBJ). Many major airlines have direct flights to the island with Miami only being a 70 minute flight. The U.S. cities of Charlotte, Houston, Atlanta, and Tampa can be reached by nonstop flights in less than 3 hours. Other locations like Philadelphia, New York City, Toronto, Washington D.C., and Montreal can be reached in less then 4 hours.