Green Island East Beach

This is a long beach on a deep and beautiful cove in Jamaica's northwest coast. Trees pepper the beach and provide shade for visitors.

Located on the western outskirts of Hanover Parish, 1.2 miles west of Green Island, Green Island East Beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You might want whether or not you are staying nearby. Green Island East Beach stands out because it's one of the best spots for escaping the hustle of Jamaica's urban areas. Many of the other beaches in Jamaica may be just as breezy and refreshing, but are usually more crowded since they're found in the most popular parts of town.

Amenities and Ambiance

While not completely isolated, its definitely not a developed and pristine beach. If you walk to the eastern cape of the bay, you'll find a sandbar.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

If you happen to desire coasts which offer visitors a calm haven, then a good choice for you is Green Island East Beach; it's back in a less urban section of Jamaica.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Jamaica's West coast; it's located near attractions like Negril Hills Golf Club, which is eight and a half miles to the south.

Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Hanover Museum (found just a cab ride away) offer a fun learning experience and a new way to experience Jamaica's culture.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Green Island East Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Negril Hills Golf Club Golf Course 8.4 S Jamaica
Hanover Museum Museum 8.6 ENE Jamaica
Negril Watershed Protection Area Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.9 SSW Jamaica
Dolphin Discovery Zoo 11.1 ENE Jamaica
Negril Lighthouse Lighthouse 11.2 SSW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Negril is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From Green Island East Beach, Negril is a little ways off, maybe nine miles (15 kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it can appeal to visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Because the beach is in a relatively popular vacation spot, it is not typically very difficult to find a hotel close-by that's to your taste. For vacationers hoping to book a place that's on or near the ocean, the table that follows shows the options closest to Green Island East Beach.

Accommodations near Green Island East Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Rhodes Resort 1.4 mi. SW Resort
Palm Tree Guest House 1.5 mi. E Hotel
Sunset at the Palms Negril 4.4 mi. SW Resort
Riu Tropical Bay 4.6 mi. SW Resort
Riu Negril Club All Inclusive 4.7 mi. SW Resort
Couples Negril 4.8 mi. SW Resort
Royalton Negril 5.1 mi. SW Resort
Hideaway at Royalton Negril 5.2 mi. SW Resort
Hedonism II 5.2 mi. SW Resort
Sandals Negril 5.3 mi. SW Resort


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Green Island East Beach; you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. Sugar Mill Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant has both Caribbean and Jamaican menu items. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Green Island East Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Sugar Mill Restaurant (876) 953-2211 Caribbean, Jamaican Fine Dining 0.8 mi. W
Palm Breeze Bar & Grill (877) 734-3282 International, Jamaican -- 4.5 mi. SW
Don Fresh Lobsters (876) 407-2434 Caribbean Very Casual 4.7 mi. SW
Otaheite (876) 957-5960 Caribbean, Jamaican Fine Dining 4.8 mi. SW
Beach Grill & Heliconia (876) 957-5960 Jamaican, Mediterranean Informal 4.8 mi. SW
Cassava Terrace (876) 957-5960 International, Jamaican Informal 4.8 mi. SW
Lychee (876) 957-5960 Asian Informal 4.8 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Jamaica has many nice beaches, so Green Island East Beach is just one of your options.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Rhodes Hall Beach, located just a little ways away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Green Island North Beach, which could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. It's located a mile and a half to the northeast.

Another option worth considering is Bloody Bay, which is located not too far away, meaning a quick cab ride can take you where you want to go.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, visiting Green Island East Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in Jamaica even more memorable.


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