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.

Located in the heart of Westmoreland Parish, south west of Ferris Cross, this beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. This beach is not just beautiful, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in Jamaica. While Ferris Cross Beach may be a little harder to reach, it provides a rare chance to escape crowds of tourists.

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.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

If you find that you like coasts which bring guests a relaxing enclave, then you should enjoy Ferris Cross Beach; it's tucked away in a less urbanized part of the region.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Ferris Cross Beach on the West coast of Jamaica; it will be near other attractions like Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you want to learn more about the history of Jamaica, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. For instance, nearby is Barbican Estate, which is 16 and a half miles away.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, 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 2.7 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 region of Jamaica to this beach is Ferris Cross. This area of Jamaica is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can attract guests from some of the area's smaller options.

While you will find only a few places to stay in the surrounding areas, 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 beach, so you might want to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Jamaica has several beautiful beaches, so if Ferris Cross Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Belmont Beach, situated a brief car or taxi trip away. Others might prefer Bluefields Beach, which offers more action, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. It's located four and a half miles to the southeast.

Travelers may also want to consider Crab Pond Bay, which is located just a cab ride away.

Ferris Cross Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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