Dunn’s River Falls is undoubtedly one of Jamaica's national treasures. The Spaniards called the area “Las Chorreras”, which means “the waterfalls or the springs”.
Dunn’s River Falls has a very fascinating history. It is said to be the location of the legendary battle of "Las Chorreras". This battle was fought in the year, 1657 and took place near Dunn’s River Falls. It was between the English and the Spanish Expeditionary Force from Cuba. The battle was in fact for ownership of the island.
The outcome of the battle was in favour of The English who won. Also under the leadership of the British, Charles Pryce was the first owner of "Las Chorreras"