History of Doctors Cave Beach
Doctors Cave Beach also called Doctor’s Cave Beach Club, Doctor’s Cave Bathing Club and Club Cave. Doctor’s Cave Beach is located in the heart of Montego Bay Jamaica and few minutes away from Montego Bay Sangster Airport. The Beach property was owned by Dr. Alexander James McCatty. During those times about 1906, the Dr. McCatty allowed many of his doctor friends to visit the beach. To get to the beach from the property, they had to walk through a cave and that’s how the name came about, Doctors Cave Beach.
Doctor’s Cave Beach was simply a great beach even then in the early 1920’s and something special happen. A famous British Osteopath named Sir Herbert Barker visited the beach, and then he returned to England and publishes an article describing his experience after bathing in the water. Sir Herbert Barker wrote that after bathing in the water, his good health was restored. He went on to write that the water had cured many of his health ailments. As a result, of those kind words from a well respected man, Doctors Cave Beach became famous immediately and tourist many of whom were rich and famous started to increase their visit to Jamaica. Shortly after, many hotels were built and Doctors Cave Beach became a famous place to visit in Jamaica.
1932 Hurricane in Jamaica.
However, during the hurricane of 1932 that hit Jamaica hard, the cave to the beach was destroyed but that did not stop tourist from visiting Doctors Cave Beach in Jamaica. From 1906, Montego Bay Beaches has been attracting tourist from around the world. Montego Bay is the heartbeat of Jamaica tourist industry and is the number one tourist destination on the island.
Visitors come from all across the world to enjoy the famous Doctor’s Cave Beach Jamaica. At Doctors Cave Beach Hotel they come to experience the soft white sand, crystal clear turquoise water with temperature ranging between 78° to 84° F all year round as well as the health benefits. Doctor’s Cave Beach is part of the Marine Park and the marine wildlife with beautiful coral reefs.
Montego Bay Jamaica Tourist Destination.
Montego Bay is the capital of St. James Parish on the north coast of the island. Montego Bay Jamaica is known for the beautiful Montego Bay Beaches and romantic sunsets, but there are lots of things to do in Montego Bay Jamaica. The city offers great nightlife with clubs and bars. There are lots of restaurants, cultural tours, and golf courses, amusement park for the family, snorkeling and diving. Montego Bay things to do include water sports, boat tours, fishing, river rafting, parasailing, kayaking and much more, therefore, if you have the time, Montego Bay has the activities.
So for many first time visitors to the island who are wondering what to do in Montego Bay Jamaica? The question will be do I have enough time to do the thing I want to do in Montego Bay Jamaica? Jamaica is beach lover’s blessings, historian heaven and the adventurous amusement park. Seven Mile Beach in Negril Jamaica stretches for miles. Seven Mile Beach is simply perfect for sun bathers and beach lovers. But when it comes to a nice early morning work out for the early birds, whether you are walking, jogging, swimming or a simple stroll, everything is perfectly situated and conveniently located in Jamaica.
Tourism continues play a major role in Jamaica’s economy.
Each year Jamaica Tourism Board and the Jamaican Government look to improve on the safety of their visitors. Therefore, when someone asked, is Montego Bay safe? The answer is a big yes. Yes does not mean, someone could not try to pick your pocket like they would anywhere else on the planet. Yes does not mean, if you leave your camera sitting on a bench someone may not take it like they would anywhere else. So is Montego Bay Safe? Yes and the people in charge continues to do everything to protect a tourism industry that started in the late 1800’s and continues to strive today in the 21st Century.
Doctor’s Beach Bathing Club telephone number is 876-952-2566