|Local draught beer||$2.70|
|Milk (1 liter)||$2.37|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$2.70|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$3.57|
|1 Pair of men leather shoes||$53.93|
Old Harbour Bay was one of the first places where British colonialists settled during colonization of Jamaica way back in 17th century. It boasts of an impressive iron clock plaza that is professionally maintained and managed by the federal government, this structure stands between the junction separating two major boulevards. A few meters to the north are the old Colbeck Castle, also known as Jamaica’s oldest anonymous building. Nevertheless, historians believe that this construction was built by a former British colonialist known as John Colbeck way back in 1655. Tourists should travel during weekends to enjoy cheap flights to Old Harbour Bay.
During its prime days, this building was about three stores high and was divided into different sections which are square colonnades, moat and the arched arcade. At every corner section of the mansion, there lies several holding quarters that are dug deep into the underground, in the past his place was used as a temporary holding spot for slaves captured during war or bought from merchants. Though nowadays the castle stands in ruins, still its statuesque remains and imposing structure hint to the grandeur it once was. It’s surrounded by tracts of pastureland occasionally grazed by cows and goats which can be seen from the horizon.
Prior to entering the metropolis, visitors would be welcomed by the pleasant aroma of warm bread wafts which are sold at the famous Honeycrust Bakery center. You can pass by for some sumptuous, freshly baked buns, hard dough bread and tasty pastries. Make a stopover with your family for the kids’ sake, they would truly love these desserts and have nice stories to tell when they get back home. Those interested in saving money during their vacation should consider using cheap flights to Old Harbour Bay, which are available twice in a week.
When coming to this town for the first time ensure you reserve a good room for spending the nights, most hotels in Old Harbour Bay are rated within the affordable range of 50-100$ per head. The rooms are divided into two categories based on their levels of comfort, and these are either standard or deluxe versions. You should always strive to make room reservations early for discount offers.