Bulls Bay North

In a deep, almost crescent indentation along the north shore of Jamaica is where you'll find Bulls Bay North. The beach serves as a great getaway for a day of lounging in a tropical setting.

Located in Hanover Parish, west of Haughton Gardens, Bulls Bay North is on the West edge of Jamaica. You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers looking for a spot that's a little out of the way, but still active, should give Bulls Bay North a try. It's not the type of beach that gets packed every day, but it's not totally secluded either.

How to Access The Beach

Bulls Bay North can be found just off Norman Manley Boulevard, around the bend north of Bulls Bay. Parking can be done on a dirt area right before the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Dark tan sands cover the shores of Bulls Bay North. The waters that rush in are a beautiful topaz, and range between flat enough for snorkeling to strong enough for body surfing.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

If you tend to enjoy beaches which offer a peaceful environment, then think about trying out Bulls Bay North; it is tucked away within a much quieter part of Jamaica.

What's Nearby


Bulls Bay North is on Jamaica's West coast. It is near Hanover Museum, which is not far from away. Some will choose to walk here, while others will want to take a taxi, and it is one of the local attractions.

Historical attractions such as Barbican Estate provide a nice compliment to the scenery of Bulls Bay North, and allow visitors to learn more about Jamaica, without having to leave the coast. As a matter of fact, this shoreline is a relatively quick cab ride from this historical destination.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Bulls Bay North
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Hanover Museum Museum 2.6 E Jamaica
Grand Palladium Casino Casino 3.9 E Jamaica
Barbican Estate Historical Site 7.1 E Jamaica
Tryall Golf Course Golf Course 10.0 E Jamaica
RIU Tropical Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 11.1 SW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The closest region of Jamaica to Bulls Bay North is Esher. This destination is just a half mile from the shore, which means you needn't use up an entire day here. This part of Jamaica is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can attract guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Although beach-goers will find just a few hotels close-by, those accommodation options closest to the beach are shown in the list below.

Accommodations near Bulls Bay North
Hotel Distance Direction Type
West Palm Hotel 2.4 E Hotel
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa 3.8 E Hotel
Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa 3.9 E Resort


Although this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. Sarducce's Restaurant & Bar is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Bulls Bay North
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Sarducce's Restaurant & Bar (876) 956-2841 -- -- -- --
Shortie's Internet Cafe & Wi-Fi (876) 956-3532 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, Bulls Bay North is just one of many beaches you might like in Jamaica.

You may also want to consider Bulls Bay Beach, which is located within a short distance.

While Jamaica has many alluring attractions, Bulls Bay North is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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