There's a bar on this beach, part of the resort that covers half the land near the beach. The sand is blindingly white and unbelievably soft. The water is clear, clean, warm and sparkling. Enjoy beach rentals and amenities, but definitely not seclusion.
Set in Trelawny Parish, 0.4 miles east-northeast of White Bay, Burwood Beach is on the North West edge of Jamaica. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Need a place to stretch out and relax without all the fuss? To many, the best beach is one that is far away from the crowds, but still near many of the major hotels and restaurants; Burwood Beach, a somehwat secluded part of the coast, has these qualities.
Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.
This beach is positioned on the North West coast of Jamaica; it's located near attractions like Outameni Experience, which is three quarters of a mile away.
If you want to learn more about the history of Jamaica, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. One of the nearest historical attractions is Fort Balcarres, which is one of the closest locations with historical significance in the neighborhood of Burwood Beach.
Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.
|Outameni Experience||Museum||0.8 mi.||SSW||Jamaica|
|Sporting Event Venue||1.8 mi.||WSW||Jamaica|
|Fort Balcarres||Historical Site||3.0 mi.||W||Jamaica|
|Outameni Theme Park||Museum||3.2 mi.||W||Jamaica|
|Albert George Market||Historical Site||3.4 mi.||W||Jamaica|
|Davidson House||Historical Site||3.4 mi.||W||Jamaica|
|Falmouth Court House||Historical Site||3.4 mi.||W||Jamaica|
|Good Hope Great House||Historical Site||3.4 mi.||W||Jamaica|
|Martha Brae Waterwheel||Historical Site||3.4 mi.||W||Jamaica|
|Old Baptist Manse||Historical Site||3.4 mi.||W||Jamaica|
|Phoenix Foundry||Historical Site||3.4 mi.||W||Jamaica|
|St. Peter's Anglican Church||Historical Site||3.4 mi.||W||Jamaica|
Burwood Beach is close to Falmouth, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Falmouth is the closest city and is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the shore, Falmouth is not far away, roughly three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.
Though beach-goers won't find very many hotels nearby, those accommodation options closest to the beach can be viewed in the following list.
|Retreat Guesthouse Luxury Suites||0.2 mi.||SW||Guest house|
|Franklyn D. Resort||0.4 mi.||WNW||Resort|
|Fisherman's Inn||1.4 mi.||W||Hotel|
Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you visit a nearby restaurant, where you can dive into Jamaica's specialty dishes, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest restaurants is Verandah Restaurant. The restaurant serves delicious Continental cuisine. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a little ways away.
The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.
|Verandah Restaurant||(876) 903-3323||Continental||Very Casual||0.4 mi.||WNW|
|Time & Place||(876) 843-3625||Jamaican||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||WNW|
|Glistening Waters Restaurant||(888) 991-9901||Jamaican||Informal||1.3 mi.||W|
|Fisherman's Inn Restaurant||(876) 954-3427||International, Jamaican||Informal||1.4 mi.||W|
|Rock Wharf Grill||(876) 617-2074||Jamaican||Very Casual||--||--|
|Juici Patties - Falmouth||--||Jamaican||Very Casual||2.8 mi.||W|
|Club Nazz Restaurant||(876) 615-1571||American, Jamaican||Very Casual||3.0 mi.||W|
|Tastee Limited||(876) 984-5019||Jamaican||Very Casual||3.0 mi.||W|
|Pepper's Jerk Chicken||(876) 385-7512||Jamaican||Very Casual||3.1 mi.||W|
|Down South Restaurant||--||Caribbean||Very Casual||--||--|
Vacationers in search of the perfect beach in Jamaica will have lots of options besides Burwood Beach.
Vacationers may also want to visit Rio Bueno Beach, located within the range of a taxi.
While Jamaica has many alluring attractions, taking a swim at Burwood Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.
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