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.

Set in Westmoreland Parish, south west of Ferris Cross, this beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. This beach is not just another beautiful natural attraction, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like Jamaica. While Ferris Cross Beach may be a little bit out of the way, it offers unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

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, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Ferris Cross Beach brings visitors an angelic and serene getaway, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Ferris Cross Beach on Jamaica's West coast; this area boasts other attractions such as Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

To some, museums and beaches may seem an odd combination, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like Hanover Museum (situated within driving range) offer a fun learning experience and a whole new way to view Jamaica's traditions and culture.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed 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. Ferris Cross is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Although beach-goers won't find that many accommodations in the area, those accommodation options closest to Ferris Cross Beach can be viewed in the following table.

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 South Coast 9.5 mi. SE Resort


You might not find any places to eat close to this location, so you may choose to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Jamaica has many beaches, so if Ferris Cross Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

Another location you might enjoy is Belmont Beach, found a quick car or cab ride away. On the other hand, Bluefields Beach offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. It's found four and a half miles to the southeast.

You may also enjoy Crab Pond Bay, located nine and a half miles away.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Ferris Cross Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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