St. Ann is the largest parish in Jamaica. Known for its beauty, St. Ann is also called the garden parish. There are many beautiful beaches – Ocho Rios, Mammee Bay, Discovery Bay, Runaway Bay, Laughing Waters. It is also a parish rich with history – it may have been the site of the earliest habitation of the Taino and it is known for being the place that Christopher Columbus landed in 1494.
Here are 5 reasons to visit St. Ann:
Dunn’s River Falls – An absolute favourite with tourists from all over the world.
Nine Miles – Birthplace of Bob Marley, our iconic global music superstar. Explore our Bob Marley slideshow.
Green Grotto Caves – A wondrous attraction.
Dover – Home of Jamaican car racing.
- Birthplace of Marcus Garvey, Jamaica’s first National Hero. For more about our National Heroes, explore our feature here.