Green Island North Beach

Along Jamaica's south coast, just before Negril is the aptly named Green Island, where the forestry is so lush and healthy that all you see for miles are trees. But trees are not the only thing to recommend a trip to the area and that is the beaches. Green Island North Beach is among them

Located in Hanover Parish, 1.2 miles north of Green Island, Green Island North Beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You might want regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. 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 Green Island North Beach allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

How to Access The Beach

Several miles off A1, through thickly forested land is where you will find Green Island North Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Green Island North Beach enjoys a thin strip of dark tan sand leading to deep green waters.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

If you usually prefer shores which offer visitors a serene enclave, then think about trying out Green Island North Beach; it's found in a more rural sector of the region.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Jamaica's West coast; the area hosts attractions such as RIU Tropical Bay Game Room, which is six miles away.

Historical attractions such as Barbican Estate provide a nice compliment to the scenery of Green Island North Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about Jamaica, without venturing too far from the coast. As a matter of fact, this shore will be found 11 and a half miles to the east of this place of historical interest.

If a visit to the Green Island North Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Green Island North Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
RIU Tropical Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 6.0 SW Jamaica
Hedonism II Casino Slot Machine Arcade 6.6 SW Jamaica
Kool Runnings Waterpark Amusement/Theme Park 6.9 SW Jamaica
Hanover Museum Museum 7.3 ENE Jamaica
Maximum Art Gallery Art Gallery 8.1 SW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The closest region of Jamaica to Green Island North Beach is Green Island. This interesting part of Jamaica is just one and a quarter miles from the coast, so it is a good option even if you are somewhat strapped for time. It should be noted that Montego Bay isn't very crowded, so for visitors hoping to get a taste of the local culture, this part of Jamaica should provide an interesting experience.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may meet guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Those looking for a room not far from the beach are in luck, as there are lots of accommodations to pick from nearby. You can find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by perusing those shown in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Green Island North Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Palm Tree Guest House 0.8 SSE Hotel
Rhodes Resort 2.8 SW Resort
Breezes Negril Resort 5.7 SW Resort


While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest places to eat is Armani's Restaurant & Bar, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Green Island North Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Armani's Restaurant & Bar (876) 956-9116 -- -- 1.2 mi. S
Bayview Restaurant And Lounge (876) 957-6422 International, Jamaican Informal 2.7 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Of course, Green Island North Beach is just one of many beaches you might like in Jamaica.

You might also enjoy Rhodes Hall Beach, located only a short distance away. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might find that Cousin's Cove is just right. It's located a quarter mile to the east-northeast.

You may also enjoy Lances Bay, located four miles away.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Jamaica, and Green Island North Beach is just one of the many options.


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