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Falmouth, Jamaica

With white sandy beaches, crystal clear water and blue skies, it's easy to relax in Jamaica. Aside from breathtaking beaches, Falmouth is also known for its 19th century Georgian architecture. The most popular dish on the island is cooked with jerk. Jerk, native to Jamaica, is a zesty mixture of spices that's used as a rub to flavour meats, seafood and shellfish.


  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Falmouth Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    EST (Eastern Standard Time) UTC/GMT -5 hours
  • Language
    The official language is English, but many locals speak patois, a mixture of French, Spanish, English and African dialects.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Jamaican Dollar (JMD) Duty-free luxury goods, designer jewellery, island crafts.
    • Famous For
      Falmouth was part of the infamous triangular slave trade, which contributed to the town’s immense prosperity in the late 18th century.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Ascend the natural limestone staircase of world-famous Dunn’s River Falls, or admire its 180-foot cascades from an observation deck.
    • Fun Fact #2
      So little has changed architecturally since the 1840s, making Falmouth one of the best collections of Tropical-Georgian buildings in the Caribbean.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      You can't visit Jamaica without tasting a proper Jamaican patty, a dough-wrapped meat pie flavoured with island spices.


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