Cable Hut Beach

Surfing is the main focal point at Cable Hut Beach, which is located just east of Kingston on Jamaica. The constant stream of rolling waves is so well known for its prime surfing height that a surf school has even grown to call the beach its home.

Located in Bull Bay, 3.7 miles east-southeast of Harbour View, Cable Hut Beach is on the East coast of Jamaica. You should think about stopping by even if you are not staying particularly close by. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting might really enjoy an afternoon at Cable Hut Beach.

How to Access The Beach

Cable Hut Beach is one mile east of Bull Bay, a short drive off a side road from Norman Manley Boulevard.

Amenities and Ambiance

Cable Hut Beach features dark colored sand that contrast delightfully with the deep blue ocean water that rolls in mightily on a regular basis.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Cable Hut Beach offers visitors an angelic and relaxing retreat, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


This spot is on Jamaica's East coast. It is near Sun Coast Adventure Park, which is located a mile and a half to the southeast, and it is one of a few local attractions.

History-focused attractions such as St. Peter's Church are a nice compliment to a soothing day at Cable Hut Beach, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Jamaica's past, without having to leave the coast.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Jamaica. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Cable Hut Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Sun Coast Adventure Park Amusement/Theme Park 1.4 SE Jamaica
Bull Bay Football Club Spectator Teams and Clubs 1.8 W Jamaica
Harbour View Stadium Sporting Event Venue 3.8 WNW Jamaica
Jamaica National Stadium Sporting Event Venue 8.5 NW Jamaica
Bank of Jamaica Money Museum Museum 8.6 W Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The closest section in Jamaica to Cable Hut Beach is Grant's Pen. This friendly part of Jamaica is only three miles from the coast, meaning it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. This section of Jamaica is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it can appeal to visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Those hoping to find a hotel room near Cable Hut Beach shouldn't have a difficult time, as there are plenty of hotels and resorts to pick from in the immediate vicinity. You will find the closest booking options by viewing those shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Cable Hut Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Mona Visitor's Lodge 7.1 NW Hotel
Roosevelt Guest House 8.8 NW Guest house
Caribbean Villa Hotel Restaurant and Bar 9.1 WNW Hotel


Though this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you're willing to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest places to eat is Little Copa Club And Restaurant, which is a mile and a half to the west of it.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown below.

Restaurants near Cable Hut Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Little Copa Club And Restaurant -- -- -- 1.8 mi. W
The Roundabout -- -- -- 3.8 mi. W

Other Beaches

Cable Hut Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out in Jamaica.

Another location you might enjoy is Maiden Cay Beach, found only a cab ride away from the coast. More active guests, though, may be interested in Gunboat Beach, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from other popular destinations. It's located seven miles to the west.

You may also enjoy Brooks Pen Beach, located five miles to the west.

Perhaps Cable Hut Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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