Silver Sands, Duncans, Jamaica
Approximately 35+ minutes east of Montego Bay, Silver Sands Resort is a gated community located in the picturesque town of Duncans.
Silver Sands is a combination of budget to luxury properties on a long, fine, white, sandy beach -- it too is has been said to be one of the most beautiful in Jamaica.
The pristine sand reflects that spectacular colors of the Caribbean Sea making this a favorite resorts for both visitors and Jamaicans alike.
Silver Sands is ideal for surfing and body boarding. If their are golfers in your group, there are 5 championship courses 30 minutes or less away.
Silver Sands Villas are peppered along the the lovely Silver Sand Beach and all have access to all of the resort amenities; restaurant/bar, on-site market, water sport rentals and picnic area.
Other villas (VILLA KELSO) are located on the cliff above around the town of Duncans with beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea.
Things to do and see:
Silver Sands Beach Resort: Access to restaurant/bar, market, water sport rentals, children play area, gazebo and one of the finest stretch of white sands on the North Coast.
Horseback Riding: Braco Great House Stables - Well-cared-for mounts chosen for adult and child age 5+ skill levels.
Greenwood Great House: Built by the Barrettes of Wimpole Street in 1790 for entertaining. The
"greatest" Great House in Jamaica. The finest antique museum in the Caribbean plus amazing view from the veranda of the curve in the earth's surface. Well worth the trip to Falmouth.
Tryall Golf, Tennis, and Beach Club
Half Moon Golf Club
Wyndam Rose Hall Country Club
Ironshore Golf Course
Dunn's River Falls: One of Jamaica's most popular visitor attractions. Take swimsuits and sneakers and walk the falls with guides.
Rafting on the Martha Brae River: Relax on a bamboo raft as you slowly drift down the river as it winds through thick lush vegetation
Mayfield Falls: Incredible hiking, waterfall, and ecology tour.
Mountain Valley Rafting: Float downstream on a bamboo poled raft through Jamaica's tropical
countryside. Jitney tour of the area and lunch are optional.
Ocho Rios: 20 min drive east. Shopping, beaches, resorts, water falls (Dunn's River)
Montego Bay Hip Strip: (30 min away) Montego Bay’s famous Gloucester Avenue. Many clubs, restaurants, and other night spots are located on this Strip, all within walking distance.
Negril: 2 hour drive West. 7 miles of white sand beach, clubs, restaurants, reggae, and beach bars. Totally casual. Watch the sunset from the infamous Rick's Café. Cliff diving and snorkeling on Negril's reefs.
Rockland Feeding Station: Reach out and touch Jamaica's exotic Mango Hummingbird, Orange Quit, and Doctor Bird. Bird feeding daily at 3:30 in Anchovy (15 minute drive).
Rose Hall Great House: Legendary home of Annie Palmer (the White Witch) who ruled cruelly and died violently. An exciting tour of the home. Open 7 days/week $15
Scuba Diving & Snorkeling:
Garfield Diving, www.garfielddiving.com
Captain's Waterssports, www.captainswatersports.com
There is also diving at Tryall Beach Club, Half Moon, and on Negril's reefs.
Timair Air Tour, Montego Bay: www.timair.net See the grandeur of Jamaica's mountains and coastline from the air.
Appleton Rum Distillery: Take a guided tour of the distillery and sample various rums. Combine
with a visit to Y.S. Falls on the South Coast -- This is a full Day Trip.