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Best Beaches in Jamaica

A brief overview of the most beautiful beaches in Jamaica

Cornwall Beach

Cornwall Beach

Montego Bay

Located on Jamaica’s western coast, the Cornwall Beach is known for its blue waters. A popular getaway for tourists, the beach area offers perfect solitude to enjoy the natural beauty of surreal surroundings. While there is an entry fee of $2.50 per person for Cornwall Beach, it is definitely worth the money paid. The beach area, as you’d expect, is replete with resorts, food vendors, and a few restaurants serving excellent food. Cornwall’s close proximity to Montego Bay makes it quite convenient for tourists to enjoy a leisure walk to the town area.

  • Montego Bay is located about 107 miles/173 km northwest of Kingston. Your road journey from Kingston to Montego Bay via A1 and Hwy 2000 will take less than 3 hours.
  • Montego Bay Airport (MBJ), located about 4 miles/7 km away, is the nearest airport to Montego Bay.
Seven Mile Beach

Seven Mile Beach

Negril

As the name indicates, the Seven Mile Beach is simply a magnificent stretch of white sand stretching way beyond seven miles. Besides being an unparalleled location for capturing sublime dawns and colorful sunsets, the Seven Mile Beach is famous for its live musical performances, snack vendors, and an umpteen number of restaurants. You can also enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, skiing, and kayaking among others. The beach area is also close to some plush resorts, which arguably require prior booking as in the case of a car hire!

  • Negril is located about 135 miles/218 km northwest of Kingston. Your road journey from Kingston to Seven Mile Beach via A2 will take less than 4 hours.
  • Montego Bay Airport (MBJ), located about 50 miles/81 km away, is the nearest airport to Negril.
Mammee Bay Beach

Mammee Bay Beach

Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios’ transformation from a laidback fishing town to a happening beach destination is phenomenal. Following the town’s depiction in Dr. No, the very first Bond movie in 1962, there has been a persistent surge in the number of tourists visiting Mammee Bay Beach. Besides all the regular beachside attractions such as fresh seafood, lively music, and spectacular views, Mammee Bay Beach is famous for its ideal conditions for surfing and several other water sports. Bamboo Beach Club restaurant at Mammee Bay is very popular among tourists for its rich variety of evening dishes.

  • Ocho Rios is located about 52 miles/84 km northwest of Kingston. Your road journey from Kingston to Ocho Rios via Hwy 2000 will take about 1 hour.
  • Ian Fleming International Airport (OCJ), located about 6 miles/10 km away, is the nearest airport to Ocho Rios.
Frenchman's Cove

Frenchman’s Cove

Boston Bay

One of the most beautiful beaches in Jamaica, Frenchman’s Cove lies very close to a stream of fresh water. The turquoise waters, glowing sand, and the fact that this place has been part of a few Hollywood flicks are a major attraction for tourists arriving at Frenchman’s Cove. One can visit the beach from 9 am - 5 pm after paying $10 as an entry fee. Whether you want to relax at the beach, order your favorite dish, listen to the soothing Jamaican music, or enjoy any sort of water sport, you’ll find plenty of options to spend a nice time at the Frenchman’s Cove.

  • Port Antonio is located about 55 miles/89 km northeast of Kingston. Your road journey from Kingston to Port Antonio via A3 and A4 will take about 2 hours.
  • Kingston Airport (KIN), located about 67 miles/108 km away, is the nearest airport to Port Antonio.