5 Unique Food & Drink Excursions to Enjoy on the South Coast of Jamaica

5 Unique Food & Drink Excursions to Enjoy on the South Coast of Jamaica

Make this a truly unforgettable culinary holiday in Jamaica with these 5 unique food and drink excursions to enjoy on the South Coast of Jamaica.

Have a Cookout on a Private Beach
Spend the day on a secluded beach dining on freshly caught grilled lobster and fish, drinking ice-cold beers and wines. Launching from Treasure Beach, several fisherman offer this day trip, each with their own unique twist.
Call Dennis Shabba Abrahams at (876) 435 3779 or Joseph Blacka at XXXXX for more details.

Take a Tour of Appleton Estate Rum Factory
One of the oldest, fully operational, sugar cane processing factories and rum distilleries on the island, a visit to Appleton Estate Rum Factory is a rum connoisseur’s dream. Walk the plant and hear about the process, venture into the ageing room where barrels and barrels rest and angel’s get their “share”, find your way to the tasting room to sample the wide variety of rums and liquors produced on property – all while gaining an appreciation for the liquid gold in your glass.
Tel: (876) 963-9215

Pelican Bar
Set a ¼ mile off shore from Black River, Pelican Bar has garnered itself the well deserved reputation of being one of the coolest bars in the world. Accessible only by boat, guests can purchase cold beverages , slap down dominoes with a cast of colourful characters and lounge on the boardwalk that extends out into the Caribbean Sea. A great place to catch a sunset, pack your snorkels or tack on a boat ride up the Black River – either way it’s a great day out for everyone. Boat operators can be organized by Jakes Hotel Villas and Spa (call 876 965 3000 for details), picked up Frenchman’s Bay (in Treasure Beach) or on the dockside in Black River.

Eat Middle Quarters Shrimp
On the road between YS Falls and Luana, spread out around one of the only roundabouts on this road, are vendors selling salty and spicy river shrimp. Grab a bag, wash it down with an ice cold drink and make sure not to touch your eyes and to wash your hands before you move on – this local delicacy is not for the faint hearted!

Jakes Farm to Table Dinner
Presented on the Saturday closest to the full moon during the months of November to May, Jakes Farm to Table dinner aims celebrate the bounty of the parish of St. Elizabeth – otherwise known as the breadbasket of Jamaica. A five course meal which includes wine and a sunset cocktail is set under a mango tree under the stars in a field overlooking the Pedro Plains. Although you don’t have to be staying at Jakes to attend, reservations are necessary. Call 876 965 3000 or email for more information.