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30 Oct


What to do in La Romana, Puerto Plata and Samana

October 30, 2013 | By |

La Romana

Altos de Chavon 

This half-day tour explores the picturesque artists’ village of Altos de Chavon. Visit a cigar factory, then enjoy free time for shopping at a local market. 

Puerto Plata

Paradise Island

Start off at El Castillo, where Christopher Columbus dropped anchor. Next stop is Cayo Paraiso, a sandbank surrounded by a coral reef. Snorkel amidst colourful fish or soak up the sun. 


Los Haitises National Park Ecological Tour 

Travel via speedboat to the Los Haitises National Park. See flocks of birds, lush rainforest, mangroves and maybe even a manatee! Explore the park’s intricate maze of caves and limestone formations. 


Punta Cana

4 Wheels

Experience the exhilaration of driving a four-wheeler through the breathtaking countryside. Head to Macao Beach for a refreshing swim in crystal clear waters. 


25 Sep


What not to miss while in Jamaica

September 25, 2013 | By |

What not to miss

Appleton Estate Rum Tour

St. Elizabeth (near Negril)

Tour the famous Appleton Estate and Rum Factory, in continuous operation since 1749 and still using many of the traditional techniques and processes. Tastings of this out-of-this-world rum are included.

Bob Marley Jeep Safari

Ocho Rios

Enjoy a scenic drive to the quaint village of Nine Mile. Tour Bob Marley’s childhood home, accompanied by a Rastafarian guide. See the mausoleum where he was laid to rest.

Dunn’s River Falls Cruise

Ocho Rios

Experience an unforgettable day of fun and sun aboard Cool Runnings, a 75-foot catamaran. Cruise to a crystal cove for swimming or snorkelling, then dock at the magnificent Dunn’s River Falls.

Jamaica Jazz & Blues

Montego Bay

For the last weekend of January, Jamaica is the place to be for lovers of world-class jazz and blues. This famous festival attracts thousands of guests to sunny Montego Bay with names like Michael Bolton, John Legend and Dionne Warwick.

Contact your Air Canada Vacations representative at destination for more information or to book an excursion.

Fun facts 

  • Ian Fleming, creator of the character James Bond 007, had a home in St. Mary, Jamaica, which he dubbed Goldeneye. 
  • Jamaica was the first tropical country to enter the Winter Olympics. 
  • Jamaica is home to the fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt.

Fast facts

  • Language: English is the official language. Jamaican Patois is widely spoken. 
  • Electricity: 110-120 Volts (same as Canada) 
  • Currency: Jamaican dollar (JMD). The US dollar is also generally accepted. 
  • Famous landmark: Dunn’s River Falls, a beautiful and ?awe-inspiring waterfall near Ocho Rios. 
  • More destination facts about Montego Bay

25 Sep


The best of Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios and Kingston

September 25, 2013 | By |

Brighter Jamaica

​People just like you have spent many happy days on the Seven Mile Beach of Negril. Others have trekked up famous Dunn’s River Falls in Ocho Rios. Still more have browsed the markets in Montego Bay before enjoying a well-earned Red Stripe on a cool patio.

This year, with the arrival of Air Canada rouge, live it up with Kingston’s great nightlife then head to tropical Port Antonio for a dip in the Blue Lagoon, or the beaches made famous by Tom Cruise and his 80s classic, Cocktail.

Daily flights, tons of resorts and the experience to get you out and loving Jamaica.

That’s Air Canada Vacations. That’s your brighter Jamaica.

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  • Montego Bay: Non-stop flights from Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, and Winnipeg

  • Kingston: Non-stop flights from Toronto

  • Connect through Toronto from 65 cities across Canada every day, year-round.

25 Sep


Sean Paul’s Jamaica

September 25, 2013 | By |

Grammy-winning dancehall and reggae artist Sean Paul shares his favourites from his home island of Jamaica.

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05 Aug


Your vacation, your style

August 5, 2013 | By |

Air Canada Vacations is happy to be abble to offer you hundreds of exciting and exotic destinations such as Mexico and the Caribbean. A family, romantic or hip and chic travel let Air Canada Vacations be your dream planner. 

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03 Aug


A magic place in the Bahamas, the Exumas

August 3, 2013 | By |

Of the hundreds of tiny islands in the Bahamas, the Exumas are the most exotic.

Swimming with pigs is a pretty strange activity to recommend for a beautiful destination like Great Exuma. If you’ve never heard of Great Exuma and its sibling Little Exuma, don’t worry. They are two of the islands that make up the spectacular chain of the Exumas in the Bahamas.

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02 Aug


More for you at Sandals Emerald Bay

August 2, 2013 | By |

Discover a full of activities at Sandals Emerald Bay. Golf, select restaurants and a Spa where you will relax yourself and enjoy vacations.

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01 Aug


Stay in Style at Sandals Emerald Bay

August 1, 2013 | By |

Nestled within breathtaking Great Exuma, Sandals Emerald Bay brings unprecedented luxury to the easy-going rhythms of the Bahamian Out Islands. Experience a new level of comfort, beauty and elegance with a Sandals Luxury Included Vacation.

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01 Jul


Saint Lucia, the island that wishes you well !

July 1, 2013 | By |

Welcome to Saint Lucia, where the rhythmic sounds of jazz and calypso at Carnival will help drown out the noise of the world you left behind.

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03 Jun


The Royal Playa del Carmen

June 3, 2013 | By |

The Royal Playa del Carmen recently received the AAA Four Diamond resort is the beachfront jewel of the Rivera Maya with breathtaking views of the turquoise Caribbean. Discover a world full of luxury by staying at The Royal Playa Del Carmen. 

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