With Jamaica boasting hundreds of miles of coastline, you’d imagine there to be a whole host of incredible beaches and shorefront to relax and recline in. And you’d be completely right. There are many well-kept secret coves, and bigger resort beaches which offer visitors to Jamaica a fantastic amount of choice and truly something for everyone. Many beaches offer immaculate services such as showers and lockers, and are nestled amongst authentic jerk shops, lazy beach bars and soft reggae rhythms.

So, ride the wave of Jamaica, and read our handpicked selection of the best Jamaican Beaches. Once you go, you know.


Located on the north-eastern coast, just 20 minutes from Ocho Rios, this famous beach is ideal for those looking to escape it all. With it’s crystal clear waters on 3 sides and a background of lush mountains and palms, visitors feel heavenly after a day trip. For an intimate, authentic meal try the Moonraker Bar and Grill, named after the legendary creator of James Bond, Ian Fleming.
INCLUDES: Privacy and great snorkelling.

James Bond Beach - Jamaica


An absolutely pristine riviera type, white sand Jamaican beach with translucent waters. for those looking for pure relaxation there are no radios, no footballs and no vendors, and it’s truly a great spot to kick back with a book and absorb yourself in nature. Water-sports are available and all services are US$5 or less. For a bite to eat and a soothing cocktail, visit the Groovy Grouper Bar and Grill.
INCLUDES: Immaculate services, free 20ft water trampolines.

Doctors Cave Beach - Jamaica


40 minutes west of Montego Bay, this 7-mile long tropical retreat boasts the whitest sands and the clearest waters. The vibe here is casual yet hedonistic with a plethora of amenities including restaurants, jerk shops, reggae joints, bars and clubs.
INCLUDES: Beachfront access to everything you may need.

Negril Beach - Jamaica


This beautiful, quieter, less-crowded is one of Jamaica’s best kept secrets. It is boxed in by cliffs so enjoys calm waters and excellent snorkelling. There is a good atmosphere with bonfires held at night and 3 beachfront bars. Kayaks are available to rent for those looking for a different view of the beach. Bamboo Beach Club offers tours to Reggae for $59, which include round trip transfers from Ocho Rios, all-inclusive unlimited food and drink, cultural entertainment, fluffy beach towels and a beach chair.
ADMITTANCE: Tours start from $59 but is free to anyone else.
INCLUDES: Stunning views.

Reggae Beach - Jamaica


A beautiful golden sand beach, that forms part of the ultra-exclusive Round Hill Resort. The crystal clear waters and colourful coral reefs are fantastic pursuits for the whole family, and the huge variety of water-sports are great way to enjoy the Caribbean atmosphere and amazing natural beauty. There is an exciting beach party every Monday for all to enjoy on this Jamaican beach.
ADMITTANCE: Only available to those with a pass.
INCLUDES: Snorkels, Kayaks, Windsurfing, Pedal Boats and Glass-Bottom Boat Trips

Round Hill Private Beach - Jamaica


The private beach at the Tryall Club is a quarter-mile crescent of shimmering white sands and azure waters. The resort offers variety of water-sports including scuba, snorkelling, sailing, kayaking, tubing and deep-sea fishing. An amazing coral reef, just a short swim from the shore, is a virtual private underwater preserve for Tryall guests. There is a brilliant beach bar for a spot of lunch, and those who fancy a delicious cocktail.
ADMITTANCE: Only available to those with a pass.
INCLUDES: Most water-sports are complimentary, as are loungers and umbrellas.

Tryall Club Beach - Jamaica


Close to Doctors Cave Beach, but has more of an atmosphere rather than a recline and do nothing approach. Great for pre-teens and teens who want to explore, but still remain close. There is a gym, bar and restaurants, and a night club. Water-sports are also available for those looking to ride the waves.
INCLUDES: Lockers, Changing Rooms, Showers and Toilet Cubicles

Walter Fletcher Beach - Jamaica


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