A local’s guide to Jamaica: 10 top tips

The Caribbean’s third-largest island is rich in history and natural highs, from Noël Coward’s clifftop hideaway to ganja (now legal), coffee and vegan Rasta food

The Firefly Estate was the home, and is now the burial place, of Sir Noël Coward. The land was once owned by the infamous pirate Sir Henry Morgan, and it commands one of the most amazing coastal and mountain views in Jamaica, overlooking the town of Port Maria. It was a haunt of the early jet-set crowd – everyone from the Queen to Ian Fleming was entertained at Coward’s modest villa.

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