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.


Situated in Trelawny Parish, 1.1 miles west of White Bay, Trelawney Luminous Lagoon welcomes local customers and travelers lodging in this section of Jamaica. Whether or not you are staying particularly close, you should consider stopping by to check out the sights. It is 2.0 miles east of Falmouth.

Nearby Restaurants

There are several picks of eateries to choose from in the region surrounding this lagoon. Fisherman's Inn Restaurant, which has a menu full of International food, is also the closest restaurant to this lagoon. Fisherman's Inn Restaurant is a small ways away, but distant enough that you will probably want to arrange for employing some type of transportation to travel there. Also close-by, you'll have options such as Glistening Waters Restaurant and Rock Wharf Grill where you and your group will be able to try a bite of Jamaican food and experience the Jamaica culture.

Nearby Attractions

Other kinds of nearby activities include Water Square, which is a mile and a half away Falmouth. Also think about visiting Fort Balcarres, which is another attraction not far away.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows the closest options.

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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