Lucea Tourism

On the coast of Jamaica, in the parish of Hanover, is the town of Lucea. Pronounced “Lucy”, it is an upcoming resort destination and lies between the cities of Montego Bay and Negril.The town of Lucea is rumored to have been named after Christopher Columbus's son Luis.

Lucea, Jamaica trips provide an interesting insight into its cultural history through its well-preserved historic buildings. It is a picturesque coastal town surrounded by hills on three sides and built on a natural harbor. Once a bustling port, Lucea is now famous for the cultivation of the renowned “Lucea Yam”.

Travel to Lucea, Jamaica for its pristine white-sand beaches and clear turquoise waters. The beaches are clean and less crowded than other popular resort destinations.

Essential travel information and Lucea tips for your visit

  • Use mosquito repellents and nets, as the mosquito problem is quite a concern when visiting Jamaica. People have been known to contract dengue fever from bites.
  • Do not travel alone at night, especially women and avoid walking to anywhere in the city in the night. Taxis are your safest bet.
  • Homosexuality is prohibited in the country and the laws and punishment are quite severe.
  • Contrary to perception, marijuana in illegal in Jamaica and the penalties are high if caught in possession of illegal drugs.
  • A handshake is an acceptable form of greeting in formal and informal settings.
  • Negotiate with taxis in advance so you know the exact fare before hand in order to avoid problems later.
  • How safe is Lucea for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lucea.

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
    • Safety Index 32.35 (Low)
    • Climate Index 73.89 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lucea

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.78 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 23.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 62.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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