Cousin's Cove

Set away fro the main tourist areas, Cousin's Cove is a small inlet on the Hanover coast. The cove is well liked amongst locals, but not so well known to tourists. Those who do find it enjoy the seclusion of the breathtaking locale.

Positioned on the western outskirts of Hanover Parish, 1.3 miles north of Green Island, Cousin's Cove is on the West coast of Jamaica. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Even active vacationers with jam-packed itineraries will discover advantages to finding a beach that isn't packed full of hotel guests; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Cousin's Cove let you escape people-watchers and rowdy beachgoers.

How to Access The Beach
Off A1 is a dirt road that runs for several miles through the forest to Cousin's Cove, where you can park in the sand leading up to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The cove enjoys a beautifully lush background of a forest that lad to the tan colored sand and almost green waters

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you tend to prefer coasts that grant a tranquil experience, then you will want to try Cousin's Cove; it is hidden away within a less urban part of the region.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Jamaica's West coast. It is near RIU Tropical Bay Game Room, which is located six and a half miles to the south west, and it is one of a number of the area's interesting attractions.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Jamaica, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Barbican Estate, which is 11 miles away.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Cousin's Cove
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
RIU Tropical Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 6.3 SW Jamaica
Hanover Museum Museum 7.0 ENE Jamaica
Grand Palladium Casino Casino 8.3 ENE Jamaica
Maximum Art Gallery Art Gallery 8.4 SW Jamaica
Jungle Negril Slot Machine Arcade 9.1 SW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The nearest part of Jamaica to Cousin's Cove is Green Island. This friendly part of Jamaica is just one and a quarter miles from the shore, so a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. Keep in mind that Green Island is certainly not a bustling region, but it will be a pleasant day trip for guests wishing to get a better feel for the area.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Vacationers trying to find a room near Cousin's Cove shouldn't find it that tough, as there is no shortage of accommodations to pick from in the vicinity. You'll find the closest and most convenient hotel booking options by perusing those listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Cousin's Cove
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Palm Tree Guest House 0.9 S Hotel
Rhodes Resort 3.1 SW Resort
Sunset at the Palms Negril 6.1 SW Resort


Though this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you are prepared to drive a bit. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Armani's Restaurant & Bar, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Cousin's Cove
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Armani's Restaurant & Bar (876) 956-9116 -- -- 1.4 mi. SSW
Bayview Restaurant And Lounge (876) 957-6422 International, Jamaican Informal 3.0 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Cousin's Cove in Jamaica.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Rhodes Hall Beach, situated a brief car or taxi trip away. Others might prefer Green Island North Beach, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to other tourist hot-spots. It's located a quarter mile to the west-southwest.

You might also want to visit Lances Bay, which is located three and a half miles to the northeast.

You may find that Cousin's Cove is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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