5 Reasons To Visit St. Ann, Jamaica

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:

  1. Dunn’s River Falls – An absolute favourite with tourists from all over the world.


  2. Nine Miles – Birthplace of Bob Marley, our iconic global music superstar. Explore our Bob Marley slideshow.


  3. Green Grotto Caves – A wondrous attraction.


  4. Dover – Home of Jamaican car racing.


  5. Birthplace of Marcus Garvey, Jamaica’s first National Hero. For more about our National Heroes, explore our feature here.