What's the Weather Like in Montego Bay in February
Still technically classed as winter, although a very warm winter indeed, February is still a busy month for those seeking winter sun and relaxation. Caribbean cruises regularly frequent Montego Bay, thanks to its busy port which handles visitors throughout the year.
When you look at the temperatures you can expect during February, it's no wonder many people choose this very pleasant time to visit, with an average of 25°C, and a high of 28°C. The countless all-inclusive hotels on offer within the city mean everything is on hand when you need it, not least of all air conditioning, which is still a necessity in the cooler month of February, experiencing an average low of only 21°C.
Rain and Average Sunshine Hours
You may still experience a little rain during this time, however downpours are less frequent now, and don't last as long when they do occur, with an average of around 30mm, or 8 days, throughout the whole month. The sun on the other hand certainly shines, with around 9 hours to be expected.
Average Sea Temperature
The good news is you can also cool off in the glistening waters of the Caribbean Sea, with an average February sea temperature of a delicious 27°C. Water-sports, snorkelling, diving, and swimming are all very popular activities.
Montego Bay Hotels in February
A short drive from Sangster International Airport, Grandiosa Hotel is a comfortable and commodious accommodation options that covers all the necessities for your holiday. Rooms include shared balconies and TVs, while upgraded options come with kitchen and living areas. The hotel has an onsite restaurant, swimming pool and lounge area with sundeck and sunloungers. Kids under 11 go free.
Surrounded by lush woodland, El Greco is an ideal option for those who want a relaxing place to stay that's near the heart of Montego Bay and its beaches. This reasonably-priced accommodation offers 1,2 and 3-bedroomed suites, all of which are air-conditioned and come with their own safe boxes. The hotel also comprises tennis courts, swimming pool and a shuttle service to/from Sangster Airport, which can be arranged for a small fee.
Set on a wooded hillside overlooking the beach, the Wexford Hotel provides some of the finest views in Montego Bay and is a perfect choice for either couples or families. The hotel's air-conditioned rooms come with TVs and balconies; upgrade to suites for living areas and kitchenettes. Dine at the onsite restaurant and make use of their outdoor swimming pool.
Montego Bay Beach for February
For crystal clear waters, golden sands and bay views, pay a visit to the gorgeous Cornwall Beach. A short walk up from Doctor's Cave Beach Club, this lovely bathing spot is an excellent place to swim or bask in the sun's rays as the warm waters lap against the shores.
Bars and Restaurants
Visit the Pork Pit for classic Caribbean cooking and a convivial atmosphere. Located in the centre of Montego Bay, this friendly and casual restaurant features smoked meats which are served in delicious marinades. They also stock a good selection of beers; this is the place to go if you're after a dining spot which offers a true flavour for the island.
Devon House I-Scream
Nothing more than a small kiosk in the centre of Montego Bay Town, Devon House I-Scream is an unassuming place that's home to some of the finest sweet treats in the local area. Cool down here with a delicious ice cream; the grape nut flavour is particularly recommended.
Things to do in Montego Bay in February
Dunn's River Falls
Visit Dunn's River Falls near Ocho Rios for jaw-dropping natural beauty. Standing at 180 metres high from the mountainside, these waterfalls make a beautiful carving in the local landscape and are interspersed with small lagoons before running into the aquamarine waters of the Caribbean Sea. Explore these impressive formations with the help of a knowledgeable local guide.
Pay a visit to Dolphin Cove to the the magnificent sea creatures in their natural habitat. Surrounded by acres of lush rainforest, this fabulous attraction is made up of ocean pools which are home to dolphins, sting rays and sharks. As part of the deal, you have the opportunity to swim with the dolphins, as well as holding and feeding them. Voted Jamaica's Number One Attraction on a number of occasions, this makes a brilliant day out for the entire family.
Jamaica Zipline Adventure Tours
Situated along the Great River in the Lethe Estates, Jamaica Zipline Adventure Tours is the ideal attraction for adrenaline junkies who want a unique way to see the surrounding country. Located high up among the mountains and rainforests, the views from this thrilling attraction are second-to-none and the ziplines vary in length, from 250 feet to a staggering 1,600 feet.