|Loaf of white bread||$2.23|
|1 Pair of Nike shoes||$60.34|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$2.65|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$1 055.90|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$5.84|
The “first city of Jamaica”, Spanish Town is considered as the largest town in the St. Catherine. It was the capital of Jamaica during the Spanish and English occupation in the 16th and 19th centuries. Spanish town is the central hub for most of Jamaica’s historical monuments and memorials as well as the national archives and one of the most pristine and oldest churches of the Anglican order that still remain out of England. Spanish Town is located approximately thirteen miles from the town of Kingston and can be reached by driving access on the main road.
Spanish town is a melting pot for culture and colonial influence having its character and architectural influences shaped by two vital occupation periods. With Spanish rule from the 15th to the 16th century and European occupation for almost 200 years preceding that, the influences on many practices and tradition in this vivid and picturesque town is undeniable. People vacationing in Jamaica will surely be a miss if they don’t pay a visit to this gem.
It’s easy to extend one’s Jamaican travel especially when you availed of cheap flights to Spanish Town. From the central airports either in Norman Manley Int’l airport or the Tinson Pen, one can rent a car or call for taxi service (which is really affordable) and drive to Spanish town for both leisure and accommodations. Compared to other cities, Spanish town offers an old elegant feel while providing living arrangements at the medium scale budget. There are many hotels in Spanish Town set in their own English charm that are competitive in both price and services. You will soon feel like you have been transported to old England as you sip your afternoon tea and enjoy the amenities that many of their hotels have to offer.
After enjoying your English afternoon, then it’s time to go about town and enjoy the historical diversity that Spanish Town has to offer. The regency buildings found in the town center comprise of the Rodney memorial and the Old Kings House which was the governor’s residency during the 18th century. So, isn't it worthy to purchase cheap flights to Spanish Town and have the feel of the English ambiance.