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 toward the center of Auchindown, Auchindown Beach is on the West edge of Jamaica. You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach is not just another beach attraction, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like Jamaica. While Auchindown Beach may be a little harder to reach, it offers unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

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.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available.

If you find that you go for coasts that bring guests a serene enclave, then you should enjoy Auchindown Beach; it's found within a less urban part of Jamaica.

What's Nearby


Auchindown Beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. It's located near Peter Tosh Monument, which is one of the local attractions.

If you're interested in mixing some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting 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.

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.

Activities and Attractions Near Auchindown Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Peter Tosh Monument Monument 2.9 NNW Jamaica
Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park Park 8.2 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 closest region in Jamaica to Auchindown Beach is Auchindown. This interesting part of Jamaica is only a quarter mile from the shore, meaning a trip here doesn't have to take all day. This area of Jamaica is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Although you will generally find few places to stay in the surrounding areas, those accommodations closest to the beach are shown below.

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


Though you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is One Bean Café, which is three miles away.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown in the following table.

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

Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach in Jamaica will have lots of options besides Auchindown Beach.

Another location you might enjoy is Belmont Beach, situated only a short distance away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, Bluefields Beach may be just what you're looking for. It's located four miles to the north-northwest.

You might also want to visit Crab Pond Bay, located within a couple of miles.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in Jamaica; then again, visiting Auchindown Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in Jamaica even more memorable.


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