Montego Bay Weather April Averages, Jamaica
What's the Weather Like in Montego Bay in April
Very similar to March's temperature averages, April is warm, with a little more rain possible, as we head towards the start of the wet season. You can expect a pleasant 26°C average during the day, with a high of around 29°C.
The Easter season is a fun and colourful time to visit Jamaica in general, and you will find plenty of events around the Easter weekend itself. Of course, we mentioned rain, and whilst this is not plentiful, you can expect an average of 60mm throughout the month in April, which is around 13 days seeing some degree of precipitation despite that, you're unlikely to need your umbrella for long periods of time.
Average Sunshine Hours and Sea Temperature
The sun shines for a brilliant 10 hours per day in April, meaning a tan is certainly on the cards, with a very warm sea temperature of around 27°C, making swimming and water-sports a great idea for cooling off in the heat.
Montego Bay Hotels in April
Secrets St. James
Set on a secluded peninsula overlooking Montego Bay, Secrets St. James offers some of the resort's finest views in a luxurious environment. With ocean balconies and British colonial-style decor, each of the hotel's rooms and suites come equipped with all of the latest mod cons and room service is available. With a coffee shop, 9 restaurants and 8 bars, you'll be truly spoilt for choice when it comes to dining and drinking at this hotel.
Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach
With a private beach and airy rooms/suites, it's no surprise that Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach is an immensely popular choice with holidaymakers. The range of facilities and services at this all-inclusive resort is endless and includes water sports, diving lessons, live music, a gym, pool and tennis court. Guests have the choice of several onsite bars and restaurants to dine and drink at.
Montego Bay Club Resort
For reasonably-priced accommodation in an unbeatable location, book a stay at Montego Bay Club Resort. A mere 2-minute walk from Doctor's Cave Beach Club, this friendly hotel retains its family feel and offers self-catering accommodation with all the creature comforts. Each apartment suite comes with its own bathroom, living room and kitchenette; there is also an onsite tennis court if you fancy letting off some steam.
Montego Bay Beach for April
Seven Mile Beach
While not strictly part of the Montego Bay area, neighbouring Negril is also known for its fabulous beaches and is worth visiting if you've got the time and feel like exploring. The iconic Seven Mile Beach deserves its reputation as one of the finest beaches on the island and is an archetypal Caribbean paradise with its palm trees, white sand and azure waters lapping calmly against the shore.
Bars and Restaurants
For convenient, authentic Jamaican fare, head to Juici Patties. Serving a range of dishes you'll be hard-pressed to find anywhere outside the island or the Caribbean, such as ackee, callaloo and saltfish, this really is the place to go if you're looking to eat as the locals do and challenge your palate.
Located within the Sandals Resort, Tokyo Joe's specialises in authentic Eastern dining and is a big hit in and outside the resort complex. With a range of options on the extensive menu, diners can customise their own dishes which are cooked by chefs in front of their very eyes. Enjoy the warm evenings and dine on the outdoor beach terrace for a truly relaxing meal.
Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville
Situated on Montego Bay's "Hip Strip" (Gloucester Avenue), Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville is an iconic establishment popular with both the locals and holidaymakers. Perched on the shoreline, the location of the restaurant is really second-to-none and promises a lively atmosphere, a casual menu with a range of delicious dining options and superb cocktails.
Things to do in Montego Bay in April
Kool Runnings Water Park
Located between Montego Bay and Negril, Kool Runnings Water Park is the place to go for a day of aquatic thrills and family fun. With a selection of 10 water slides, leisure river and a play pool, there's something to suit everyone at this exciting aqua park. Other attractions include go-kart racing, kayaking and paintball.
Irie Blue Hole
Jamaica is abundant in natural beauty and Irie Blue Hole is no exception to the rule. Situated near Ocho Rios, this popular tourist destination is famous for its turquoise pools, cascading waterfalls and numerous swimming spots. This is an exotic tropical paradise spot if ever there was one;
A big name in Jamaican folklore, Rose Hall is one of the greatest relics of the European colonialisation of the island and can nowadays be explored with a guided tour of the house and gardens. Dating back to the 18th century and surrounded by gorgeous parkland, the site is famous for the resident ghost of Annee Palmer, known as the "White Witch of Rose Hall" who inspired the title of a song by Johnny Cash. If history and heritage isn't so much your thing, you can enjoy a game of golf at their excellent 18-hole course.