Jamaica is a very popular Caribbean destination and it has a variety of souvenirs to choose from. Everybody that has been on a tropical vacation has faced the question what to bring back. Jamaican gift ideas include local arts and crafts, rum and coffee.
Jamaican arts and crafts are very colorful and reflect laid back and cheerful culture of this Caribbean island. One must pay attention and try to find authentic made in Jamaica artworks because many of the gifts are imported. Good place to look for original Jamaican gifts are craft shops were you can see people carving wood, painting etc.
Negril, Jamaica besides the best beaches also has a whole arts and crafts village where you can browse many shops, talk to the local people and select souvenirs.
Jamaican rum and Jamaican Blue mountain coffee are two presents that anybody would be happy to bring back. Other items where caution has to be exercised are shells from the sea or other protected species products. Many countries do not allow tourists to take those back home in order to protect the environment. However, you can always see many conque shells or other similar items for sale at many beaches and beachfront markets.