Much like the island itself, Patois AKA Jamaican slang is a vibrant and colorful mixture of African, Spanish and English influences. We invite you to learn Patois words and phrases to flaunt on your next trip to Hedonism II!

Patois Phrase of the Month

“Small up yuhself”

This expression is commonly used in crowded spaces like buses or taxis and means “make room” or “scoot over”. So, next time you’re on the bus to Negril and hear the driver shout ‘small up yuhself!” you know what to do!