Looking today at the beautiful serene bay of Rio Nuevo, it's hard to believe this was the scene of one of Jamaica's largest military and naval engagement.

 

 

Rio Nuevo Village

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Like many of the attractions lining Jamaica’s shores, Rio Nuevo Village has an intriguing history behind its new development. Sitting on over 30 acres of lush beachfront and lawns, this new attraction boasts a unique and refreshing history.

 

The Rio Nuevo Village is best known for the battle, it also contains the remnants of many periods of Jamaican history and many of the people who have called this island home, including the Taino's, the Spaniards, the African and the British. Dating back as far as 900 A.D. and has been an important settlement.