The best water parks in Jamaica

photo by Heather Cowper on FlickrIf you like swimming and splashing around, while the Caribbean sun shines brightly on you, then you will probably find that Jamaica is one of the best travel destinations that you could ever find. Most beaches are free and you can laze around for as long as you like, but some people prefer a setting that is more rich in activities, and perhaps with less unpredictable waves. If you crave water-based fun but you don’t want to go to the beach, you can always check out some of the best water parks in Jamaica. Water parks are not unusual in the Caribbean, and the ones you can find in Jamaica are really popular both with tourists and locals. Here are some of the best water parks in Jamaica.

Kool Runnings Water Park, Negril

Kool Runnings is one of the newest water parks in Jamaica, with no less than ten thrilling rides, some of which are high enough to make your adrenaline levels punch through the roof. The charm of Kool Running is that is has a little something for all age groups, and adventurous adults will have just as much fun as children. The water park doesn’t belong to any resort in particular, so anyone if free to join in on the fun without being required to be resort guests.

Pirates Island, Ocho Rios

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Beaches Resorts have some of the largest and most elaborate water parks in the Caribbean, and the park in Ocho Rios is definitely one of the finest. The Beaches Boscobel Resort is a den of luxury, but you don’t necessarily have to be a guest in order to enjoy the facilities. If you stay at the resort, the all-inclusive charge covers the entry fee to the park. The park has an adult area, as well as a kids are with lots of exciting slides.

Lighthouse Waterslide, Ocho Rios

Sunset Jamaica Grande resort is in possession of one of the most interesting water parks on the island, based around a lighthouse that also functions as a slide. You climb up the spiral stairs to the top of the lighthouse, and you can make your descent either through the enclosed slide (which empties into the ocean), or the open slide that will lead you to the water park’s pool.

Sugar Mill Falls Water Park, Montego Bay

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Rose Hall Resort and Spa is not only a golfer’s paradise, because the Sugar Mill Falls will have water park fans staring in awe. Sugar Mill is one of the largest water parks in the Caribbean, where you can spend your day enjoying the cascade waterfalls, terraced pools and peaceful lagoons surrounded by lush jungle scenery.

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