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 to drop by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Not looking forward to staking out a spot at a busy beach? All the more reason you should find a beach that isn't crowded into a major metropolitan area; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Green Island North Beach let you escape people-watchers and rowdy beachgoers.

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.

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.

Green Island North Beach offers those who visit an angelic and peaceful environment, thanks to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


Green Island North Beach is on Jamaica's West coast. It is near some interesting sites like RIU Tropical Bay Game Room, which is located six miles to the south west, and it is among the attractions in the region.

Historical attractions such as Barbican Estate provide the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Green Island North Beach, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Jamaica's past, without having to venture too far from the coast. Actually, you'll find this spot just a cab ride away from this site of historical interest.

If you can't wait to see as many of Jamaica's attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

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
Hanover Museum Museum 7.3 ENE Jamaica
Maximum Art Gallery Art Gallery 8.1 SW Jamaica
Grand Palladium Casino Casino 8.6 ENE Jamaica
Jungle Negril Slot Machine Arcade 8.9 SSW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The closest section of Jamaica to Green Island North Beach is Green Island. This friendly part of Jamaica is just one and a quarter miles from the coast, which means a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. It's important to note that Green Island is not overly developed, and it will be a nice day out for those wanting to scope out the local scene.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. Green Island North Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may see guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

Those seeking a place to stay close to Green Island North Beach shouldn't find it very difficult, as there is no shortage of accommodations to choose from close-by. Find the closest lodging options by perusing what's shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Green Island North Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Palm Tree Guest House 0.8 SSE Hotel
Rhodes Resort 2.8 SW Resort
Sunset at the Palms Negril 5.8 SW Resort


Although this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still satisfy your hunger, 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

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

You might also enjoy Rhodes Hall Beach, located only a short distance away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might enjoy people watching at Cousin's Cove. You'll find it a quarter mile to the east-northeast.

Another option worth considering is Lances Bay, which is located not too far away, so a short ride in a taxi will get you here pretty easily.

Jamaica has plenty to offer its visitors, and paying a visit to Green Island North Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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