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First time to Jamaica in January - Sandals resort MontBay

First time to Jamaica in January - Sandals resort MontBay

Old Dec 4th, 2009, 11:23 PM
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First time to Jamaica in January - Sandals resort MontBay

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I will be going to Jamicia for the first time in January 2010. I am staying at Sandals Montgeo Bay. I have been to all inclusives before, so have a little idea, but wondering if anyone has any thoughts or ideas or has been there before, I know nothing about the resort, things to do and see. I want to see the Dunn Falls ands wim withthe Dolphins. Has anyone ever stayed at this resort?
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Old Dec 5th, 2009, 04:59 AM
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Have you looked on the Sandals web-site for offered excursions for your resort? If not, the link is:

http://www.sandals.com/main/montego/mo-activities.cfm

You can reserve many of thier tours on-line before arriving to the resort. Be aware that Dunns River Falls is in Ocho Rios so it's about a 2 to 2 1/2 hour drive. There are closer waterfalls outside of Negril, which include YS Falls and Mayfield Falls. The Sandals offered excursions does include Dunns River Falls and swim with the dolphins. I would advise to research the dolphn swims before signing up as they are quite controversial.

For info about the resort, check Trip Advisor for reviews and pictures.
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Old Dec 5th, 2009, 11:18 AM
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thanks, is it worth it to go to Dunn falls being that it is so far away, what are the YS falls and Mayfield falls like? have not been able to find much on the dolphins, is there concerns about this> thanks
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We have been to Sandals MoBay and we loved it. We stayed in the Almond block and our room was so nice. Nice beachfront. Lots of activities. Dunns River is amazing.
Please do some research on why so many of us are against swimming with the dolphins.
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When we stayed in Negril, we did the Appleton Rum/Black River/YS Falls for one day trip. It took all day from morning until nightfall, but it was worth it. We went to the Mayfield Falls on a seperate day. I thought Dunn's River was way too far for a day trip, but others have done so. We are actually booked for Sandals Dunn's River in July, 2010 and looking forward to going to the falls this time. All of Sandlas offered excursions are not posted on their web-site, just the ones that can be booked early. If your intereted in the other 2 falls you can wait until you get to the resort or you can search for a tour operator to take you.

Do a goolge search on "swim with the dolphins" and read. Then you can make a better informed decision.
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Go to Tripadvisor and you will see a ton of reviews about this resort.

It's not my personal favorite as I prefer Negril and the vibe and beaches there.
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