Port Antonio is in Portland parish in the north-eastern part of Jamaica. With a population of approximately 13,000 inhabitants, this seaside town is the capital of the parish and the third largest port in the country.
The region enjoys a hot and humid climate. The temperature aggregates at 30°C throughout the year. While there is rainfall throughout the year, the maximum rainfall is from September to November.
Until the end of the nineteenth century, Port Antonio was a small coastal town. The plantation of bananas and its shipping brought about prosperity to the region.
It started attracting rich Americans for the fresh sea air and it slowly developed into a resort town. Later, it became popular with Hollywood stars and the jetsetters from America.
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