Trelawney Luminous Lagoon

One of nature's true phenomenons, Trelawney's Luminous Lake lights up an electric blue at night due to microscopic organisms that glow in the dark. Visitors from around the world come to dine at the on-site restaurant, take a boat tour, or even dive right into the water.

Tour guides wait by the shore each evening at dusk, awaiting the opportunity to take visitors out onto the iridescent waters. This is one of the few bioluminescent lakes in the world, so you may not want to miss the opportunity to dive in. A word of caution, the bottom of the lake can be muddy, so swim shoes are advised.


Trelawney Luminous Lagoon can be found 1.1 miles west of White Bay, a village in Trelawny Parish; it is 2.0 miles to the east of Falmouth.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous eateries to pick from in the community near this lagoon. Fisherman's Inn Restaurant, which has a menu full of International food, is very close-by, making it a great option for lagoon visitors. Fisherman's Inn Restaurant is only about less than a hundred yards from this lagoon, so stop by and enjoy a meal. Also nearby, you and your party will come across eateries like Glistening Waters Restaurant and Rock Wharf Grill where you can try out Jamaican food and enjoy the Jamaica scene.

Nearby Attractions

There are at least one or two other attractions in the area, including Water Square, which is a mile and a half away Falmouth. You might want to also consider heading over to Fort Balcarres, which is another attraction in the area.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Attractions Near Trelawney Luminous Lagoon
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Water Square -- 1.6 mi. (0.7 km) WNW Falmouth
Fort Balcarres Historic Site 1.7 mi. (0.8 km) WNW Falmouth
Outameni Theme Park Museum 1.9 mi. (0.3 km) WNW Falmouth
Albert George Market Historic Site 2.0 mi. (0 km) W Falmouth
Davidson House Historic Site -- -- Falmouth
Falmouth Court House Historic Site -- -- Falmouth
Good Hope Great House Historic Site -- -- Falmouth
Martha Brae Waterwheel Historic Site -- -- Falmouth

More Information


You can visit the lake every night of the week, but the best time is when the moon is the least full.

Location: Trelawny Parish, Jamaica


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