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Water Square

Center of Town Near Cruise Ship Pier, Falmouth, Jamaica
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The Facade for Tourists

Make no mistake, Falmouth is a VERY economically challenged village that very few people venture... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
z28rgr8
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We did not like the water square. It may have been interesting had we felt comfortable staying and... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Grace d
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Center of Town Near Cruise Ship Pier, Falmouth, Jamaica
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Make no mistake, Falmouth is a VERY economically challenged village that very few people venture into. If you've been to Jamaica before, you know what to expect and can have an enjoyable time. Meat pies are excellent. Bring a few small bills to tip a...More

Thank z28rgr8
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We did not like the water square. It may have been interesting had we felt comfortable staying and looking around, but we were mobbed by pushy locals the moment we walked out of the cruise port. We felt very uncomfortable and did not want to...More

Thank Grace d
Reviewed 29 May 2017

It's a nice enough square once you have hacked your way through all the sellers trying to make a living. Not worth a detour but you will most likely stumble across it if you venture outside of the port.

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This was a nice little spot, straight out of a typical Caribbean square. We tried to enjoy the scene, but all of the locals trying to sell stuff or take us on tours was a little overwhelming. I'm usually ok with that, but it was...More

Thank Darthharvey
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Filled with straw market activities on days the cruise ship are on. You can arrange island trips near the square. Use Cambio instead of banks to exchange money, lines move very slow in banks. After the bank fees, the rate is similar to other locations,...More

Thank tada48
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of nice shops, mostly jewelry but a bit pricey .If you go through the guarded gates the shops are much cheaper. We met a local travel guide named Jeff on the other side and he took us all around the town, showed us the...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Center of town, where the roads are being changed to allow more foot traffic. great place to people watch or buy a souvenir or a quick snack.

Thank 77SolY
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This beautiful port opened in March 2011. Carnival spent about $180 million and own the shops here. Great history in the numerous posted signs. Outside the gates you should go with a group of people - not by yourself.

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Outside the Celebrity and Royal Caribbean cruise ship shopping area, through the gate were some vendor stalls where you can get great prices from the local ladies (Joyce's tables are located straight back and to the left side outside the gate and she gave a...More

Thank GodLovesYou
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This is the second port stop of our RC 7 night Western Caribbean Cruise that also includes Cozumel and Labadee. The port was sandwich by Allure of the Seas and Independence of the Seas cruise ships. They look like magnificent towering ships encasing the port....More

Thank Hanabanna23
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