Top Beaches to Visit In Jamaica

Published on January 7, 2020
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Jamaica is known as the ‘Land of Wood and Water’ and is known for its beautiful sandy beaches. The small Caribbean island also has fascinating cultural features and food, such as reggae music, scenic views of nature, native coffee, and everything jerk (chicken, fish, etc.). It is one of the only countries in the Caribbean with over 700 kilometers of coastline and boasts sandy beaches and refreshing water bodies. A visit to Jamaica should definitely include plans to visit the beach, where you can partake in activities such as cruises, snorkeling, windsurfing, or other sea and sand activities.
Yearly, visitors from all over the world come for vacation, honeymoon, adventure, and so much more. The next time you are planning a trip to Jamaica and want to experience some fantastic beaches, ensure your itinerary include a visit to:

Negril Beach

This location is, by far, one of the most popular beaches in the country and sits on the western end of the country. It is also known as Seven Mile Beach, as it features up to seven miles of white sand. This fantastic beach is often populated by sunbathers, water lovers, swimmers and surfers, those looking for a cruise or a sea bike ride. Most of the hotels and guest houses around these areas are all-inclusive. They also have other exciting features like art and craft items, food, and fascinating displays of the local culture, history, and art. This side of the country is not short on attractions to make your visit worthwhile.

Negril Beach

Negril Beach

Doctor’s Cove Beach

This beach creates a tranquil experience in a fantastic style. Doctor’s Cove Beach is a presentation of golden sand and one of the most popular tourist areas of the country. No worries about the weather either… it stands at around 70-80 degrees Celsius all year round. The beach is clean, quiet, and relaxing under the sun, with modern facilities and amazing features to complement your visit. There are lots of amenities you can rent, like beach chairs, umbrellas, and boats. You can also opt for an underwater glass-bottom boat ride and enjoy the best of what the sea has to offer. Go snorkeling, kayaking, or experience some other water sports with friends and family. The area is certainly not short of other attractive sites you can visit too.

Doctor’s Cove Beach

Doctor’s Cove Beach

Frenchman’s Cove

Frenchman’s Cove beach is a tropical paradise seated along the grounds in the eastern part of the country. This beach appeared in multiple films like Club Paradise and has attracted nature-lovers across the world. This beach features a lagoon-style setting and is a getaway spot for lots of Hollywood’s elite. Visiting this location will grant you the privilege of experiencing a quiet stream that seeps into the turquoise ocean. Frenchman’s Cove beach is not short of exotic amenities and warm temperatures with lots of amazing villas and suites located in close range. Want to explore? The area has attractions you will not regret visiting.

Frenchman's Cove

Frenchman’s Cove

Bloody Bay

Yeah, the name may sound weird, but it is a cool spot you will not regret visiting on your next trip to Jamaica. If you are looking for a location to relax and forget about the world for a while, then you may find this beach appealing. You can go kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, or enjoy any other water sports you like. Relax on the banks of the beach in a romantic setting as you watch the beautiful sunset setting across the dazzling waters. You will come here again after you leave the first time.

Bloody Bay

Bloody Bay

Ocho Rios Bay Beach

Dip your feet in the calm waters of the Ocho Rios Bay beach as you bask in the serene atmosphere under the Caribbean sun. It is an accessible cruise port, thus a tourist-populated region. There are so many things you can enjoy, such as cruises, water sports, and adventure-themed activities here too (kayaking, submarine rides, snorkeling, etc.). It is a clean beach (just nature-based debris like dried leaves) that has lots of shells you can take back from your vacation. Tour the wide beach and all the gorgeous surrounding scenery.

Ocho Rios Bay Beach

Ocho Rios Bay Beach

There are countless amounts of beaches in Jamaica you can choose to visit, but a visit to any of the above will leave you reminiscing on a well-deserved vacation. For more information, visit visitjamaica.com

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