Auchindown Beach

Curving along the southwest coast of Jamaica is Auchindown Beach, one of the many on the island that serves as a haven for rest and relaxation for locals and vacationers alike. Whether you're looking forward to spending your day swimming, soaking up the sun, or participating in water sports, Auchindown can accommodate.

Located near the heart of Auchindown, Auchindown Beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. If you're looking for a quiet part of the coast, away from crowded tourist attractions, you should consider going off the beaten path to Auchindown Beach.

How to Access The Beach
Auchindown Beach is set at the end of a long dirt road off the A2. The road opens up right onto the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

White sands and aquamarine waters typify Auchindown Beach.

Please note that public restrooms are not available.

Auchindown Beach provides an angelic and relaxing haven, due to the fact that the area surrounding the beach won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Auchindown Beach on Jamaica's West coast. It is near some interesting sites like Peter Tosh Monument, which is one of the favorite destinations in the area.

If you're interested in mixing some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Jamaica Fun Farm. This museum is located some ways away, but, for those with a car, it is accessible, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Auchindown Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Peter Tosh Monument Monument 2.9 NNW Jamaica
Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park Park 8.3 NNW Jamaica
Bamboo Alley Scenic Trail 11.2 E Jamaica
Jamaica Fun Farm Museum 16.5 E Jamaica
Appleton Estate Rum Distillery Distillery 18.7 E Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The nearest region in Jamaica to Auchindown Beach is Auchindown. This friendly part of Jamaica is just a quarter mile away, so it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. This section of Jamaica is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

While beach-goers will find relatively few accommodations withing driving distance, those options closest to Auchindown Beach can be seen in the list that follows.

Accommodations near Auchindown Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Sandals Whitehouse 1.4 mi. SE Resort
Horizon Cottages -- -- Cottages
South Sea View Guest House 4.8 mi. SE Guest house

Food

While the area surrounding Auchindown Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you are prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the closest places to eat is One Bean Café, which is three miles away.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown below.

Restaurants near Auchindown Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
One Bean Café (876) 275-2776 -- -- 3.1 mi. SE
Dragon Lounge Seafood Restaurant (876) 952-1578 -- -- 3.2 mi. SE
Culloden Villa (876) 963-5300 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Auchindown Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng in Jamaica.

You might also enjoy Belmont Beach, situated only a short distance away. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Bluefields Beach could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to nearby attractions. It's found four miles to the north-northwest.

Another location you may want to try is Crab Pond Bay, located a mile and a half to the east-southeast.

Jamaica has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and paying a visit to Auchindown Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.