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Cool and serene

Fantastic views of Kingston from 3000 ft above sea level. Beautiful flora and fauna. A must for... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Kokosimojo
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Kingston, Jamaica
Tranquil and picturesque

A cool quiet, peaceful retreat from the bustle of Kingston. Holywell is a tranquil stop to hang... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
bnclee
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Toronto, Canada
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6 Nov 2018
“Cool and serene”
27 Aug 2018
“Tranquil and picturesque”
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Holywell is a mountain retreat 3,000 feet above sea level in the cool mist forest of the Blue and John Crow Mountain National Park- Unesco World Heritage site. Just an hour drive from Kingston,Holywell offers picnic areas,hiking and nature...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Hardwar Gap, St.Andrew, Kingston, Jamaica
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Fantastic views of Kingston from 3000 ft above sea level. Beautiful flora and fauna. A must for the nature lovers. Great for all age groups. Hiking trails and picnicing facilities available.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kokosimojo
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A cool quiet, peaceful retreat from the bustle of Kingston. Holywell is a tranquil stop to hang your hammock or have a picnic. Lots of gazebos with picnic tables. Great view. Washroom facilities.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bnclee
Reviewed 19 June 2018

this is nice place to get connected with nature.We took some children for a day out,there is a little play area with a slide for the children.there is lots of space to have to have a picnic and play games.The weather will change in a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank flowergorl
Reviewed 22 March 2018

This is an amazing place for nature lovers! They have great trails for all fitness levels. You will see many birds and beautiful flowers. If you're looking to escape this city for a while, this is a requirement for your itinerary.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

The wind was blowing the mist sideways as well as the lush foliage but we were warm and cosy in our spotless cabin “hotlips”. Lots of trails to explore and the whistling haunting notes of the elusive “Solitaire bird echoed thu the valley. Every once...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank AllisonG7
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Hello my travel friends, So last year I hiked to Blue Mountain in my beautiful island Jamaica. And, this year my club took us camping to Holywell, so I can safely say I have accomplished two places that I have always wanted to visit. The...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Lavina C
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I love that Holywell is very cool. Sweaters needed by Jamaican standards. I love that it is very rustic, the nature trails and the river. Ideal for a family get together or friends cookout spot.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank cnistanisha
Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you are not used to Jamaican country roads the journey up could be a bit daunting but take your time, it is well worth getting there and enjoying the views the dauna and the birds. There are picknick areas but carry your own picknich...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank r0yjane
Reviewed 4 November 2016

a wonderful little park with easy and well defined trails. wonderful to see the different vegetation of the mountains up close and spectacular views over kingston and the mountains when the fog clears up. my only request would be for some more challenging trails and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank tuhpeegee
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Absolutely breathtaking, amaxing scenery, very cool temperature, you also might have the chance to have wild rasberries, that you could mix with your favorite drink

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Indiandragonfly
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