Yahoo Travel has published a list of Caribbean cruise ship ports of call with the worst reputations.
The list titled “The Worst Caribbean Ports of Call for Cruises” claims its aim is to help persons figure out places in the Caribbean to avoid when choosing their cruise itineraries and lists Montego Bay and Ocho Rios as two of worst ports.
See an excerpt from the post below:
Jamaica has hidden beauty.
The most popular tour here is a trip to the Dunn’s River Falls, which gets mixed reviews on Trip Advisor, some critics citing overcrowding and the strenuous hike as reasons to skip the adventure.
The post also stated that Ocho Rios and Montego Bay are not good ports for snorkeling, scuba diving and shopping.
Other ports that made the list in the region include: Freeport and Nassau – Bahamas, Belize City, Roatan Honduras, and Somana and LaRomana – Dominican Republic.
There were many negative sentiments shared beneath the article by readers as well. See a few below:
I’ve been to both Nassau and Jamaica and in my experience Jamaica wins the horror award. The worst is at the end of my story. On the way to the shops were drug vendors, shouting as we passed and glaring at us for refusing to stop and talk. Once safely in the shopping area, the cashiers were
What are your thoughts about Jamaica’s ports? Share your views and experiences in the comments below.
Source: Yahoo Travel