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DUNN'S RIVER FALLS

Dunn's River Falls is located 7 minutes (4.7 km) from the Condo. Seeing or climbing the waterfalls at Dunn's River is an unique and amazing adventure. The setting is truly breathtaking.

Dunn's River Falls is one of Jamaica's national treasures. Globally, it is as well known as reggae and equally stimulating. There are few places where the Arawak name "Xayamaca" - land of rivers and springs - is more apt. The Spaniards called the area "Las Chorreras", the waterfalls or springs and it is truly one of the most beautiful spots on the island.

Dunn’s River Falls has a very fascinating history. It is said to be the location of the legendary battle of "Las Chorreras". This battle was fought in the year, 1657 and took place near Dunn’s River Falls. It was between the English and the Spanish Expeditionary Force from Cuba. The battle was in fact for ownership of the island.

The outcome of the battle was in favour of The English who won. Also under the leadership of the British, Charles Pryce was the first owner of "Las Chorreras".