Your Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wedding - December/January 2023/2024 (Issue 104)

15 themed bars including swim-up and beach bars. Awaken your taste buds with gourmet cuisine or explore world flavours with its specialist Japanse offering; perhaps steak is your go-to so check out El Dorado steak house or keep it local with Jamaican restaurant Xaymaica. For entertainment, guests can enjoy various options for all ages: relax in four swimming pools including a special pool for children, there’s direct access to the beach with water sports and activities on offer, and there are countless excursions to the main tourist attractions. The hotels boast programs filled with activities and games for the entire family; with the help of professionals POP Entertainment the little ones will be in safe hands; there are live shows during the day and at night, including the participation of the Pop Gang, which is sure to surprise young guests. SEE & DO CHUKKA ADVENTURES Saddle up and get acquainted with your new hoofed friend for a unique and unforgettable horse-riding adventure. Or ride up mountain terrain with spectacular ocean vistas on an ATV. Journey through Jamaica’s back-country and pass through farmlands. At the seashore, try swimming on horseback, then power snorkel on an exciting catamaran cruise where undersea creatures will greet you with a glowing bright smile. Locations in Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios, and Falmouth. DOLPHIN COVE Dolphin Cove is Jamaica’s number one attraction, offering fun for all ages. Dolphins, sharks, stingrays, glass-bottom boats, pirates, and parrots are just some of the many things you can see and experience here. It has two locations in Jamaica – Ocho Rios and Montego Bay – where you can watch and interact with dolphins and many other beautiful animals. RAFTING ON THE MARTHA BRAE Board one of the bamboo rafts at Rafting on the Martha Brae and gently float down a five-kilometer (three-mile) calm stretch of river just a few miles inland from the historic town of Falmouth. The trip lasts just over an hour and each raft accommodates two adults and up to two small children, with passengers sitting on a throne adorned with colorful flowers. The experience has attracted a number of famous figures over the years, including Queen Elizabeth II, Spike Lee, Kenny Rodgers, Johnny Cash, and Usain Bolt. IN THE KNOW 1. Jerk meat is a delicious Jamaican national dish with Spanish influences. 2. The photogenic, azure-colored Blue Hole natural swimming pool is fed by beautiful waterfalls. 3. Rick’s Cafe is one of the most vibrant spots to enjoy the sunset on the island. 4. You’ll feel like you’ve arrived in paradise when you lay eyes on the beautiful beach at Frenchman’s Cove. 5. If you like reggae music, you can’t miss Kingston Dub Club on Sundays. CONTACT Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa +876 619 0000 Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa +876 619 0000 HONEYMOONS 95