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Port Antonio

Port Antonio is a charming port city located in the northeastern part of Jamaica. It is situated on the eastern end of the island, near the mouth of the Rio Grande. The city is bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the south and the Blue Mountains to the north.

Port Antonio is known for its stunning natural beauty, with its lush green hills, white-sand beaches, and clear blue waters. It is also home to some of Jamaica’s best attractions, including the famous Blue Lagoon and the Rio Grande, one of the longest rivers in the Caribbean.

The city has a rich history, dating back to its founding in 1723. It was a major port of call for traders from Europe and the Americas, and a hub for the slave trade. During the 19th century, Port Antonio became a popular destination for wealthy tourists from the United States and Europe, and the city was known for its luxurious hotels and resorts.

In the 20th century, Port Antonio was a major center of the banana trade, and it was also home to the famous Reggae music scene. The city has also been the site of several important historical events, including the signing of the Treaty of Port Antonio in 1845, which ended the slave trade in Jamaica.

Today, Port Antonio is a popular tourist destination, offering visitors a unique mix of culture, history, and natural beauty. From its lively nightlife to its stunning beaches, Port Antonio is sure to provide a memorable experience for all its visitors.

Excursion tips for a day in Port Antonio

As a tourist in Port Antonio, Jamaica, there are plenty of fun activities to do in one day. Here are some ideas:

1. Visit the Blue Lagoon, a stunning natural pool that is a popular spot for swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking.

2. Take a trip to the Reach Falls, a series of cascading waterfalls located in the Rio Grande Valley.

3. Visit the Frenchman’s Cove, a beautiful beach with crystal clear waters and white sand.

4. Explore the Port Antonio Marina, where you can find a variety of boats and yachts.

5. Take a day trip to the nearby town of San San, which is known for its stunning beaches and lush vegetation.

6. Visit the Errol Flynn Marina, a popular spot for fishing, sailing, and kayaking.

7. Enjoy a relaxing meal at one of the many local restaurants, which serve up delicious Jamaican cuisine.

8. Go for a hike in the Blue Mountains National Park, which offers stunning views of the Caribbean Sea.

9. Take a tour of the nearby Navy Island, a former British naval base.

10. Shop for souvenirs at the local markets, which offer a variety of handmade goods.

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The climate in Port Antonio

The climate in Port Antonio, Jamaica is generally warm and humid throughout the year. During the summer months (June-August), temperatures can reach up to 30°C (86°F) with high humidity and occasional showers. The winter months (December-February) are slightly cooler, with temperatures ranging from 22-25°C (72-77°F) and less humidity. The spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) months bring warm, humid weather with temperatures ranging from 24-29°C (75-84°F). Overall, the climate in Port Antonio is mild and pleasant, with temperatures rarely falling below 20°C (68°F).

Cruise weather for Port Antonio

Our weather forecast for Port Antonio helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 29.7 °C
min: 26.6 °C
30.2 m/s
41.0 m/s
64.5 %
24.0 m
76.9 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 28.9 °C
min: 27 °C
31.0 m/s
44.3 m/s
76.9 %
23.8 m
80.1 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 29.2 °C
min: 26.6 °C
19.8 m/s
25.2 m/s
91.5 %
23.2 m
80.3 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 29.4 °C
min: 25.9 °C
28.1 m/s
37.1 m/s
12.5 %
23.9 m
75.5 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 29.4 °C
min: 26 °C
25.2 m/s
32.4 m/s
36.5 %
24.1 m
74.9 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 29.4 °C
min: 26.7 °C
27.7 m/s
35.3 m/s
46.3 %
24.1 m
75.6 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 26.9 °C
27.7 m/s
42.0 m/s
73.5 %
22.6 m
77.1 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 29.5 °C
min: 27 °C
28.1 m/s
44.6 m/s
99.6 %
23.3 m
77.6 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 29.1 °C
min: 26.5 °C
15.5 m/s
19.1 m/s
67.0 %
24.0 m
77.0 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 29.7 °C
min: 26.1 °C
27.4 m/s
35.3 m/s
49.4 %
24.1 m
74.7 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 29.4 °C
min: 26.7 °C
23.0 m/s
35.3 m/s
46.6 %
24.1 m
74.7 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 29.7 °C
min: 27 °C
27.0 m/s
38.9 m/s
70.5 %
24.1 m
75.2 %
1,015 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 29.7 °C
min: 27.3 °C
26.0 m/s
38.3 m/s
78.9 %
23.4 m
76.7 %
1,015 hPa
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 29.9 °C
min: 27.2 °C
27.7 m/s
49.0 m/s
14.0 %
24.0 m
77.5 %
1,017 hPa

Cruises to Port Antonio

Would you like to travel to Port Antonio on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Port Antonio.

Scheduled ship calls in Port Antonio, Jamaica
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Dec. 10th 2024 Tuesday, 10th of Dec. 2024 Seven Seas Navigator 12:00 pm 08:00 pm
Dec. 24th 2024 Tuesday, 24th of Dec. 2024 MS Insignia 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 25th 2024 Wednesday, 25th of Dec. 2024 Seven Seas Navigator 11:00 am 08:00 pm
Feb. 26th 2025 Wednesday, 26th of Feb. 2025 MS Sirena 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 10th 2025 Thursday, 10th of Apr. 2025 MS Sirena 06:00 am 02:00 pm
Jan. 18th 2026 Sunday, 18th of Jan. 2026 Star Clipper 12:00 am 12:00 am

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