Ferris Cross Beach

In Jamaica, you can expect to encounter a crowd on the beach -- unless you know where to go. Ferris Cross is one of those rare gems where, while it may not be completely deserted, offers quiet and seclusion.

Positioned in Westmoreland Parish, south west of Ferris Cross, this beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You might want whether or not you are staying very close. Even if you love being in the middle of all the action, there are some perks to visiting a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; secluded parts of the coast like Ferris Cross Beach allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

Amenities and Ambiance

Ferris Cross Beach features a quiet expanse of sugar white sand leading up to calm topaz waters. Just beyond the beach is a grassy flat land.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Ferris Cross Beach grants an angelic and tranquil retreat, in part because the surrounding region isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby


Ferris Cross Beach is on Jamaica's West coast; it's located near attractions like Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but many travelers find that museums like Hanover Museum (positioned 17 and a half miles to the north-northwest) offer an entertaining diversion and help share a different side of Jamaica.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Ferris Cross Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park Park 2.2 NE Jamaica
Peter Tosh Monument Monument 5.4 SE Jamaica
Negril Hills Golf Club Golf Course 15.9 W Jamaica
Barbican Estate Historical Site 16.3 N Jamaica
Tryall Golf Course Golf Course 16.4 N Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The closest part in Jamaica to this beach is Ferris Cross. This section of Jamaica is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. Ferris Cross Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

While you will find only a few places to stay in the region, those accommodations closest to Ferris Cross Beach can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Ferris Cross Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Commingle 2.9 mi. W Hotel
Horizon Cottages -- -- Cottages
Camp Cabarita Eco Lodge 9.5 mi. N Lodge
Sandals Whitehouse 9.5 mi. SE Resort


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat surrounding this coast, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Ferris Cross Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit in Jamaica.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Belmont Beach, located a quick car or cab ride away. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, Bluefields Beach may be just what you're looking for. It's located four and a half miles to the southeast.

Another location you may want to try is Crab Pond Bay, located nine and a half miles to the southeast.

While Jamaica has many alluring attractions, Ferris Cross Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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