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Rastafari Indigenous Village

Montego Bay Street, Jamaica
+1 876-285-4750
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Wonderful cultural experience and a new drum!!!

There is now a new museum on the grounds. Wonderful narrative with great art and interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandra M
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Venice
Highlight of our holidays!

When we arrived at the village we were lucky that we directly started off with a tour in a small... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Niklas K
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“coconut water” (6 reviews)
“drum circle” (3 reviews)
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Montego Bay Street, Jamaica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is now a new museum on the grounds. Wonderful narrative with great art and interesting artifacts. The drumming and chanting were most engaging. The friendliness of all the folks there made us most welcome. We enjoyed refreshing coconut water and fresh fruits served Rasta...More

1  Thank Sandra M
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

When we arrived at the village we were lucky that we directly started off with a tour in a small group. We were shown several trees and their blossoms and fruits on the way. Also how these are used by Rastafari. Having arrived in the...More

1  Thank Niklas K
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Really enjoyed visiting the village, it was great for all the family. Interesting to see the culture and learn more about the villagers.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have grown up listening to Bob Marley’s music and have had a very superficial understanding of Rastafarianism over the years. This visit helped to fill in the holes of our understanding and we are very grateful for the opportunity to learn...More

1  Thank Tijos103
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Disappointed 😞. Everyone is wonderfully nice. Just didn’t get the Rasta village vibe. Everything looks newly built. This is a great place to go if you want to learn about local fruits and local vegetables and a basic education about Rastas. This place reminded me...More

2  Thank Emdemetri
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Myself and my friend thoroughly enjoyed this experience. The tour, lunch and detailed explanation of their way of life was excellent. Certainly recommend this experience when in Jamaica. We were there on Thursday Nov. 30, 2017 along with a group of people from the United...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Many thanks to everyone who made our visit last Sunday a most relaxed and enjoyable day. The tour in the museum was sooooooooooo interesting and informative. Same with the herb garden tour. My Jamaican boyfriend brought some soap for his skin problem and I bought...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Went to the Rastafari Indigenous Village on Nov 2/17. Amazing experience, wonderful chill vibe. I highly recommend people visit to get a feel and truly connect internally.

1  Thank Janet C
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EmpressIleen, Owner at Rastafari Indigenous Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review and to share with us at the Village, we hope to see you one day again. Until then Walk good and one love

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This is a scam. They called the day before and cancelled our trip and we haven't yet received any kind of refund or even a response! I have emailed viator twice and still nothing Do not book it, it is a scam!!!!More

1  Thank georginaward89
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EmpressIleen, Owner at Rastafari Indigenous Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Greetings Georgina, Rastavillage does not collect money before travelers come to us. You have to check with your tour operator for a refund. We are a community experience and where there are cancellations we contact the traveler directly and explain the circumstances to them.. But...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I believe one of the first things that come to one's mind when in Jamaica is: Rastafari. As for me and my family, specially my father, visiting a rasta community had a lot to do with our deep connection with Bob Marley's music. Therefore, the...More

2  Thank Natalia H
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Lorcan M
24 July 2017|
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Response from EmpressIleen | Property representative |
Greetings, Thank you for your interest in the Rastafari Indigenous Village. We really do not have a pick up for the Village unless it is a pre-arranged group, in which case we can put them in touch with a driver. We usually... More
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travelphotographer
15 April 2017|
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Response from Yablo D | Reviewed this property |
No, we arrived in the village before 11, you'd never make the tour
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7 March 2017|
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Response from Yablo D | Reviewed this property |
There was a German guy in our group who hadn't booked through an agency, he just showed up on a public bus, and I don't think it was a problem, he was with us for the whole tour. Wear sandals, you wade across a little creek... More
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