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Fort Charlotte - Historic Fort

Had a look at Fort Charlotte while in Lucea on the way to Negril from Montego Bay, on the 9th Feb... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Bruce M
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Selkirk, Canada
Great location, great condition, no historical story/context on site

Unless you go with a tour guide, all you'll know is you're in a brick fort with (18th? 19th... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
Ian411Ian
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Saint James, Missouri
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28 Feb 2017
“Fort Charlotte - Historic Fort”
20 Nov 2016
“Great location, great condition, no historical story/context on site”
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| Lucea, Jamaica

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Had a look at Fort Charlotte while in Lucea on the way to Negril from Montego Bay, on the 9th Feb, 2017. Incredible ruins, with he large cannons facing out onto the water. this Fort was built during George III rein to protect the port...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Unless you go with a tour guide, all you'll know is you're in a brick fort with (18th? 19th?) century cannon hulks in it. You can guess it was designed to protect the port of Lucea, but beyond that you're on your own. Lots of...More

Thank Ian411Ian
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Great lookout point for the sunset and a good view of the Palladium Resorts in Lucea. Also a very romantic spot for an evening sipping on wine or fishing

Thank MargueritaCarter
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Old English fort on a rock outcropping in the town of Lucea. Has the old cannons and windows you can sit in while you enjoy the waves crashing on the rocks. Very "Pirates of the Caribbean" without the crowds - or probably anyone else. Worth...More

Thank Deanna C
Reviewed 19 May 2014

I am interested in military fortifications, so a visit here was essential. A good spot with great views to the seaward. A pity, though not surprising, that so little has been done to exploit the position better. Local rumour is that a Chinese developer is...More

3  Thank FortsFan
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Breathe taking view of the Caribbean Sea, listen to the waves crashing ashore. Dare to go fishing from the cliffs with a fire next to you and a cooler with beers and smokes. Yes all you need to be one with the elements.

2  Thank 660karll
Reviewed 9 January 2013

This a good place to learn some of the islands rich history. Book a tour with AJ's Islandwide Tours. ajislandwidetours.com

4  Thank Jason L
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Needs to be restored which would make it more interesting. Still liked going there though and would not miss it.

2  Thank Laceyp
Reviewed 30 September 2012

beautiful views, close to the Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton resort and can still see the cannons that were used

2  Thank jjean905
Reviewed 15 June 2012

We were taken here by Reggae tours though we could look across at it from our hotel. Only a small fort but an interesting place to visit with canon in place.

3  Thank Seasonedtravellor
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