A LAND RICH IN PIRATE HISTORY
EXPERIENCE ALL THAT LLANRUMNEY HAS TO OFFER
Tour 1: Back Door Exploration ½ Day tour
Finding the Ruins at Buccaneers
From the famous Llanrumney Farm, your local historian will guide you on a leisure hike up to the ruins of Captain Henry Morgan’s Great House built in the 16th century. You will also visit a historic coconut press and enjoy a delicious, locally prepared lunch while enjoying the most picturesque view of the sea. This is an experience you won’t forget!
Pick up at your hotel/Cruise Dock – 8am
Arrive at the famous Llanrumney Farm named by the Buccaneer Henry Morgan after his hometown in England.
After a short bathroom break, take a leisure hike up to the Great House Ruin built for Henry Morgan’s wife, Mary Elizabeth, in the 16th century. In the late 1800s, a new home was built on top of the ruins of the Morgan house by the Parachini family, one of the first Italian families to arrive in St. Mary.
Led by a local Historian, you will enjoy learning about the farm production of coconuts and seeing the many trees that grow on the farm. As you approach the ruins, you will learn much about how life was lived in the “olden days” of the Llanrunmey farm.
Upon leaving the Great House, after many pirate stories, your tour will be led into an old coconut processing ruin where, in real time, a local Jamaican farmer will have baked delicious coconut drops made from coconuts grown on the farm and mixed with fresh ginger.
You will learn how important coconuts are to Jamaica and the world of chefs who use coconut oil, water, and meat in every aspect of the culinary world. After a brief demonstration of what a farm can produce, the group will board the bus for quick ride to Galina Breeze Hotel for a wonderful lunch.
Galina Breeze Hotel sits on the side of the sea that overlooks the northeast coast of Jamaica and has a history as rich as the Llanrunmey farm just visited. The boutique hotel is over 75 years old and a place where, in the early 1900s, famous movie stars and artists made this hotel their getaway home in the winter.
Our chef uses local vegetables grown on the Llanrunmey farm as well as other St. Mary farms to create a delicious culinary experience. Locally grown beef, chicken and pork are just part of the lunch event we prefer to call Galina Breeze Irie Food.
Return to your hotel/cruise by 2pm
Tour 2: Back Door Exploration ½ Day tour
Cloud 9 Chocolate Experience – St. Mary premium Cocoa beans
Tour the cocoa forest and meet the farmers who make their living growing these premium beans known as Criollo. See and taste the chocolate pods as they are grown from Mother Nature.
You will create your own special chocolate bar, and enjoy a local meal in the boat yard under the bamboo trees just outside the Cloud 9 creation room. You may even want to try out some of the specialty drinks from our bar available for purchase at the Iguana, while enjoying a cultural show of pottery, basket making, and more!
Depart at 8am from your hotel/cruise dock.
Arrive at the Llanrunmey Eco Farm and the Cocoa processing farm.
After a brief bathroom break, the tour continues to the cocoa forest where you will meet the farmers who make their living growing these premium beans known as Criollo. See and taste the chocolate pods as they are grown from Mother Nature.
Board the bus back to the Cloud 9 processing room where you will meet the single mothers of St. Mary who run our chocolate-making production. They will teach each member of the tour how to make Cloud 9 chocolate, from bean to bar, using only locally grown products – and each tour participant will get to create a personal bar to take home!
The four varieties of Cloud 9 chocolate bars are also offered for sale. All ingredients are locally grown and sold so you can bring home not only your own chocolate but bars for gifts or even to enjoy in the secret of your room back at the hotel/cruise. (Cloud 9 Chocolate comes in Coconut, Almond, Blue Mountain Coffee, and Special Reserve. To find out more, visit our website at: www.Cloud9ChocolateJamaica.com)
After the Cloud 9 tour, you will be served a wonderful local meal in the boat yard under the bamboo trees just outside the Cloud 9 creation room. You may even want to try out some of the specialty drinks from our bar available for purchase at the Iguana, while enjoying a cultural show of pottery, basket making, and dance by our local dancers.
Before ending your private luncheon and cultural show, there will be time to purchase any of the local foods sold in the Treasure Chest. Our local foods include organic honey, Cloud 9 chocolate bars, fresh baked goods, and Devon House I-Scream. Jamaica’s own premium ice cream. It’s a delicious tour, providing lasting memories of Jamaica!
Return to your hotel/cruise by 2pm
Tour 3: Back Door Exploration Full Day Tour
Finding the Ruins at Buccaneers and Cloud 9 Chocolate Experience – St. Mary premium Cocoa beans
A full day tour at Llanrumney Farm, St. Mary, Jamaica. It is an Eco Tourism, Ruins to Bar tour which includes BOTH Tour 1 and Tour 2! Individuals who choose this tour will get to experience everything that Llanrumney has to offer!
If you’re interested in learning more about us and what we offer, or if you have questions, contact us below!