With constant music and activity daily from daytime until well past nightfall, Hip Strip is where the town’s most popular shops, nightclubs, restaurants, bars, and beach hangouts come alive with fun-seeking travelers. Check out the 9 experiences on the ‘Hip Strip’ that we think deserve your time and attention.
Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records is the newest restaurant in a chain of casual eateries co-founded by the world’s fastest man, Jamaican Olympian sprinter Usain Bolt. The restaurant offers an experience that is an authentic combination of the best that Jamaica has to offer through our music, sports and of course amazing food.
The National Gallery West is located in Jamaica’s second largest city, Montego Bay and is a satellite branch of the country’s national repository of art. This smaller but still note-worthy branch of the larger gallery found in Kingston is perfect for those who want to experience the works of talented Jamaican artists without having to visit the capital city.
If you desire to have an unrivaled view of the best Jamaican sunsets, atop a 35-foot high cliff on the West End, then Rick’s Cafe in Negril is a must visit stop during your trip to the island. Thrill seekers flock to this world-famous bar and restaurant that has been extensively featured across international media and voted amongst the best bars in the world, the best bar for sunsets and 1 of 1000 places to see you before you die.
Imagine lounging for approximately one hour on a 30-foot bamboo raft as it glides effortlessly along a 3-mile stretch of river, whose soft ripples and soothing sounds make for an idyllic setting. The towering trees lining the river banks bear hanging tropical fruits and host frolicking wildlife while exotic bird calls and overhead drilling by woodpeckers are likely the only sounds that may interrupt the water’s purr as you enjoy the Martha Brae River Rafting experience.