Lovers' Leap, Santa Cruz

#8 of 18 in Things to do in Saint Elizabeth Parish
Built by the Engineering Department of the Port Authority of Jamaica, Lover’s Leap Lighthouse is Jamaica's most recent. It is a 100ft tall cylindrical steel(?) tower with lantern and octagonal gallery. It is powered by three different power sources: a generator, electricity and a set of batteries.
It is the highest lighthouse in the Western Hemisphere being located at the top of a spectacular vertical cliff; the surrounding area has been developed as a tourist attraction, with a restaurant and observation deck near the lighthouse.
It is maintained by the Port Authority of Jamaica, an agency of the Ministry of Transport and Works, and is on the list of designated National Heritage Sites in Jamaica.
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  • YES, the views are magnificent, the legend of the location entertaining, but this place is so remote, not sure if it is worth the trek, unless you are going somewhere else in the area. There is a rest...  more »
  • I visited "Lover's Leap" with extended family members last year and overall the ambiance of this place is really nice. It's located in the Santa Cruz section of Jamaica, in a quiet area, surrounded by...  more »
  • Beautiful place. Great food. Good service. Hard to find if you're not familiar with the area.
  • Thought there was a museum or at least a brochure to explain the significance of the place. Just a restaurant. But the view is spectacular.
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