Innis Bay Beach

Here you will find a beach with a friendly, country atmosphere with great amenities to make your beach day as enjoyable as possible. You'll love this local Jamaica feel.

Situated in Portland Parish, 0.5 miles southeast of Long Road, Innis Bay Beach is on the East coast of Jamaica. You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Visitors will find that, although Innis Bay Beach is by no means secluded, it's also not one of Jamaica's most crowded beaches. It's the perfect choice for those of you who want to enjoy a beach with mild activity but wish to stay away from the most populated spots.

How to Access The Beach

The beach is a 30 minute drive from Port Antonio or Morant Bay. From these locations, you can take a mini bus or taxi here if you do not have a rental car.

Amenities and Ambiance

This beach has undergone some improvements to further enhance your Jamaican beach day; a restaurant has been added offering delicious Jamaican options as well as fast food options. For those looking to unwind, you can find not 1 but 3 bars along the sandy shore. Restrooms and shower facilities are also complimentary, so that the sand doesn't follow you home.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Innis Bay Beach offers those who visit an angelic and peaceful experience, thanks to the fact that the surrounding area isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Innis Bay Beach is on Jamaica's East coast. Old Pera Windmill is just a cab ride away, and it is one of a number of attractions in the vicinity.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Innis Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Old Pera Windmill Historical Site 10.6 S Jamaica
Folly Ruins Historical Site 15.8 NW Jamaica
Christ Church Historical Site 15.8 NW Jamaica
Port Antonio Craft Market Shopping Center 16.1 NW Jamaica
Folly Lighthouse Lighthouse 16.1 NW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The nearest area in Jamaica to Innis Bay Beach is Long Road. This location is just a half mile from the coast, which means a trip here doesn't have to take all day. Keep in mind that Kingston isn't heavily urbanized, so for those hoping to get a taste of the local culture, Long Road might make for a rather pleasant day trip.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may encounter visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat close to this location, so you might want to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Jamaica has many nice beaches, and Innis Bay Beach is just one option.

Another location you may want to try is Long Bay Beach, which is located just a cab ride away.

Perhaps Innis Bay Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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