Start with welcoming locals. Mix in the lush, mountainous terrain fringed with white-sand beaches. Add liberal amounts of rum. Combine with a lilting reggae sound track. And you've found the formula for Jamaica's enduring appeal—nowhere more evident than in Negril.
Getting There: Fly to Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay (MBJ), and take a shared bus about an hour to Negril. (Prices range from $25 to $30 one-way.)
Entry Requirement: Valid Passport