Best Beaches In Jamaica

We are going to release the inner beach bum in you by showcasing some of the best beaches in Jamaica.

Other than Seven-mile beach, Jamaica does not have large stretches of beach; however, what we lack in size we make up for in character.

For example, Frenchmans cove beach has a small river exiting into the cove.

The same for Laughing waters Beach. In this case, there is a small waterfall that cascades down to the beach. However, without much ado here is our list of the best beaches in Jamaica.

Frenchmans Cove Beach

Frenchmans Cove is one of the prettiest beaches in Jamaica, it’s not a large beach but what it lacks in size it makes up for it in character.

Frenchmans Cove is located in Port Antonio which is on the eastern end of the island. Imagine a lush forest that leads to a beautiful beach cove.

There is a river that leads into the ocean so the water can get a bit chilly. The beautiful thing about this beach is you have the option of swimming in the river or the sea.

What is there to do

Frenchmans Cove is one of those places where you can laze around with good company. A great idea would be to bring your own picnic hamper. It’s a great spot for a picnic.

Bars and Bites and Beach amenities

There is a bar and restaurant on site.

Size of Beach

This is a small picturesque beach. It is around 100 meters in length

Entry Fee

Adults – $1,000 JA or $10US
Children – $500 JA or $5US

Doctors Cave Beach

Doctors Cave Beach is located along Gloucester Avenue in the heart of Montego Bay. Doctors Cave is loved by both locals and tourists for a good reason.

White sand beaches, Coconut Trees, Almond Trees and turquoise blue sand, Doctors Cave has it all.

Sit down under an almond tree and watch the sunset while you are sipping on a drink, life doesn’t get any better.

What is there to do

There are two water trampolines offshore. You can also go snorkelling or kayaking. There is also a volleyball court on the beach.

There are a few companies that offer catamaran cruises. One of the most established operators is Dreamer Catamaran Cruises.

Bars and Bites and Beach amenities

There is a bar and restaurant on site. You can also rent umbrellas, beach chairs, and snorkelling equipment.

Size of Beach

This is a small picturesque each. It is around 600 feet in length

Entry Fee

Adults – $600 JA or $6 US
Children – $300 JA or $3 US

Silver Sands Beach

 

Silver Sands is one of, if not the most beautiful beach in Jamaica. Actually we feel its one of the best beaches in Jamaica. Imagine clear sky blue water and powder white sand beaches.

This private beach is located in the Silver Sands Villa Community. This is the perfect place to sit back and relax. The beach is usually not very crowded.

What is there to do

There are a variety of beach activities in Silver Sand. You can go paddle boarding, snorkelling or kayaking. You can also hire a local boat and explore the coastline. There are quite a few other beaches nearby.

Bars and Bites and Beach amenities

There is a bar and restaurant. There is also a concessionary store nearby where you can buy food items. It’s a bit pricey; they have you at their mercy because there is nowhere else to go. Umbrellas and lounge chairs are available.

Size of Beach

The beach is around 250 meters in length.

Entry Fee

Adults – $25US
Children – $10US (children 12 and under)
Cruise Ship Passengers – $10US
Phone ahead for a day pass – 876-954-7807

Burnwood Beach

This beach is located around 10 minutes from Falmouth which is on the north coast of Jamaica. The water is crystal clear blue. It is also a good spot for kite surfing and wind surfing. Brians Kite surfing is located nearby. There is a soccer area on the beach and also a section for volleyball. There is also a designated kids play area.

What is there to do

You can take Kite surfing or wind-surfing lessons with Brians Kite surfing. There are a soccer and volleyball play area and also a kid play area.

Bars and Bites and Beach amenities

There are drinks available. We didn’t notice any food being sold. It’s probably best to bring your own.

Size of Beach

This is a small picturesque beach.

Entry Fee

Adults – $600 JA or $6 US
Children – $300 JA or $3 US

7 Mile Beach Negril

The tourist industry in Negril has developed around this picturesque beach. Imagine miles of white sand beaches dotted with hotels, restaurants, and bars.

What is there to do

There are numerous watersport activities. You can go snorkelling, diving, jet skiing, parasailing, sailing and glass bottom boat rides.

Bars and Bites and Beach amenities

There are tons of bars and restaurants along the beach. If you are there for a few days pick a different one each day.

Size of Beach

Negril Beach is a really long stretch of beach; however, it’s not really 7 miles!

Entry Fee

None

Boston Beach

This picturesque beach is located right beside the Boston Jerk Center. It’s a great spot to get some surfing lessons.

What is there to do

This is a great place to get surfing lessons or go surfing. The best time to surf is from November – February.

Bars and Bites and Beach amenities

Drinks are available and its right beside the world famous Boston Jerk Center.

Size of Beach

This is a small picturesque beach.

Entry Fee

Adults – $600 JA or $6 US
Children – $300 JA or $3 US



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