A Romantic Destination With A Dark History : Lovers Leap

Known for the most sweeping views in Jamaica (1700 feet from sea level!) this historic property has been reborn as a local hotspot—Jamaica-style! The music is the best of true Jamaican retro, the food is juicy, the scene is spicy and there’s no more memorable place to spend a Sunday night.

A Romantic Destination With A Dark History : Lovers Leap
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Lovers Leap is a cliff located in St. Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. It is a popular tourist destination, known for its stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and the Blue Mountains. The cliff is also home to a lighthouse, which is the highest in the Western Hemisphere. It is said to be the site where two lovers, Mizzy and Tunkey, jumped to their deaths rather than be separated by their master.

There is a legend associated with Lovers Leap, which tells the story of two star-crossed lovers who were forbidden to be together. The lovers, a white plantation owner's daughter and a black slave, were caught together and the plantation owner ordered the slave to be killed. The lovers fled to Lovers Leap, where they jumped to their deaths rather than be separated.

Love & Sacrifice 

The legend of Lovers Leap is a tragic one, but it is also a story of love and sacrifice. The cliff is a popular spot for couples, and it is said that if you kiss at Lovers Leap, your love will be eternal.

In addition to the legend, Lovers Leap also offers stunning views of the surrounding area. Visitors can hike to the top of the cliff, where they can enjoy panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea, the Blue Mountains, and the Treasure Beach coastline.

There is also a restaurant and bar at Lovers Leap, where visitors can enjoy drinks and food with views of the cliff and the sea. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, and it is a popular spot for sunset watching.

Other than the tragedy that happened, Lovers Leap is a beautiful and romantic spot, and it is a popular destination for couples and tourists alike. If you are looking for a place to enjoy stunning views, a delicious meal, and a bit of history, then Lovers Leap is the perfect place for you.