Cricketer lovers can visit the sporting destination of the Caribbean with two cricket events on the island this September
With the ICC Cricket World Cup in full swing, 14th June will see the highly anticipated England vs West Indies match commence. For a truly Caribbean sporting experience, cricket lovers inspired by the World Cup can continue to watch the Jamaican players hit it for six with two upcoming events taking place in Jamaica this September. Fans can plan a cricket inspired getaway whilst enjoying the island’s unspoilt beaches, colourful landscapes, host of adventurous activities and delicious Jamaican cuisine.
The world-renowned Chris Gayle will be playing in the match tomorrow amongst four fellow Jamaican cricketers playing for the West Indies. Enthusiasts can also catch the Jamaicans in their hometown whilst exploring everything Jamaica has to offer. HERO CPL T20 (Caribbean Premier League) will be held at Sabina Park in Kingston from 12th – 19th September and the Lashings World XI tour will be held in Montego Bay from 10th – 17th September.
As well as the spectacular and diverse landscape Jamaica offers, it is also the sporting talent hub of the Caribbean with rich cricketing heritage. Visitors won’t be stumped for ideas on what to do with a variety of activities and great sporting locations for any fan to enjoy.
Visit the ultimate sports themed restaurant owned by the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt. Tracks and Records is the best place to watch all sports whilst indulging in authentic Jamaican food and taking in the vibes. There are three restaurants on the island to choose from; Kingston, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios.
Visitors can also play cricket the true Jamaican way on one of its famous white sand beaches with a Red Stripe in hand. Whether it’s the white sands of Montego Bay, UDC Beach in Ochos Rios or the sun-soaked paradise of Frenchman’s Cove, it will be sure to be a game to remember.
Sport aficionados can take an exhilarating ride on a bobsled through the rainforest at Mystic Mountain which is modelled after the famous Jamaican bobsled team. Providing an exciting opportunity to see Ocho Rios from a different perspective, the SkyExplorer and Bobsled attractions gives an insight into the forest’s vibrant ecosystem.