Discovery Bay

Rumored to be the first bay from which Christopher Columbus entered Jamaica, Discover Bay now serves as a port in the town of the same name.


Discovery Bay is located 3.1 miles northwest of Dumbarton, a village in Saint Ann Parish; it's five miles (eight kilometers) to the west of Runaway Bay.

Nearby Restaurants

If the time you spend visiting this body of water leaves your stomach stomach growling, don't fret -- you will find a wide variety of lunch and dinner options within traveling distance. The most frequented nearby place to eat to Discovery Bay is Coconut Tree Restuarant & Bar, an ideal locale to eat at on your way to visiting this body of water. Ultimate Jerk Center and Pablo's are some of the other refreshment choices nearby. At Pablo's you and your party will be able to eat some Jamaican food and enjoy the culture of Jamaica.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who enjoy bays, and are interested in visiting others, ought to think about Rio Bueno Bay and Runaway Bay; the first is 3.0 miles to the west of this page's natural attraction. You'll find other activities in the area, including Green Grotto Caves, which is two and a half miles away Saint Ann Parish. Also, you might think about heading to Addison Park, which is another nearby attraction.

If you can't wait to see as many of Jamaica's attractions as possible, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Attractions Near Discovery Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Green Grotto Caves GeoFeature 2.4 mi. (4.0 km) E 2.5 mi. West of Runaway Bay
Addison Park -- 5.9 mi. (8.4 km) SE Browns Town
Chukka Caribbean Adventure's Original Canopy Tour Other Attraction 9.4 mi. (7.2 km) E 4.4 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay
Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail -- 10.0 mi. (6.1 km) E 3.8 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay

Location: Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica


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