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St Elizabeth: A true savannah but entertainment hub

Published:Monday | July 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer
Black River Safari
Jean-Pierre Kavanaugh (right) and Dave-Ann Moses take in the breathtaking view at Lovers Leap in St Elizabeth, earlier this year.
Taking in the majestic YS Falls.
A section of Treasure Beach.
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Golden sandy beaches, rich savannahs, a spectacular safari, unblemished scenes of nature and a signature area of true love are a few breathtaking features that define the beautiful parish of St Elizabeth. It’s cool and quaint atmosphere are added factors. And its pristine attractions, whether natural or spiced with a special human touch, make it one of the best places where you can indulge in a genuine Jamaican experience. Now, here’s your custom entertainment guide.

Black River Safari: Adventurers and nature lovers will find the safari to be one of the most pleasing and peaceful locales across the entire isle. Nature will hold you captive as you journey down the 44-mile-long Black River. And who knows, some two-legged friends like the egrets, whistling ducks, herons, red-footed coots and other gifts from Mother Nature, could very well be your partners, as you enjoy your cruise.

Lover's Leap: This unique attraction, boasts a gorgeous and scenic view of the sea and offers exciting adventures an opportunity to absorb nature for all it's worth. It's a 1,700-foot cliff, overhanging the sea. Absolutely for lovebirds, this should be your location to venture into a lifetime of happily ever after, sealing deal of tying the knot. And if you like hiking, trekking along the trail from the top of the cliff to the bottom of the mountain side, it is available for your delight.

Treasure Beach: It's summer, so, do you know what that means? It is beach time! Treasure Beach, the gem along the south coast, is where you should be heading. Tinkling your toes in the golden sand, is not the only joy factor that awaits your arrival. Swimmers, Snorkel lovers and surfers, this awesome place welcomes your enthusiasm.

The Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience: No, you’re not on the road to intoxication. Instead, you’ll embark on a trip to experience extreme fun. Here’s your chance to treat your taste buds to a plethora of appetising drinks, while learning a little history and weaving unforgettable memories. Remember to include all your senses in this moment. You won’t regret it.

YS Falls: Glorious waterfalls, exciting picnics, swimming in natural pools, sweet canopy rides and river tubing, are some of the fun activities you are missing. At YS Falls, you can immerse yourself in the invigorating water at one or all of the seven falls. And with the scorching summer heat, your body will thank you for the fresh rejuvenation. You'll have the perfect opportunity to have sheer pleasurable experiences while relaxing in the sun.

rocheda.bartley@gleanerjm.com