Arguably some of the best attractions in all of Jamaica are the diverse beaches. This vacation spot, however, is not situated directly on the shore. Travelers who prize seclusion will enjoy the out-of-the-way feel of Jamaica Palace Hotel, but should be willing to journey just a bit farther to get to the shore. You will also have your pick of nearby beaches.
Every location along the coast has its own individual characteristics, which might or might not be just right for you. The choices in the following table are those found nearest to Jamaica Palace Hotel. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:
|Frenchmen's Cove Beach||1.1||E||3.5 mi. East of Port Antonio|
|San San Beach||1.4||E||3.7 mi. East of Port Antonio|
|Folly Ruins Beach||1.7||WNW||Port Antonio|
|Blue Lagoon||1.9||W||Port Antonio|
|Tropical Lagoon||2.1||E||4.5 mi. East of Port Antonio|
|Fairy Hill Beach||2.3||E||4.7 mi. East of Port Antonio|
|Errol Flynn Marina Beach||2.5||W||Port Antonio|
|Navy Island||2.5||WNW||Port Antonio|
|Winnifred Beach||2.8||E||Fairy Hill|
|Crusoe's Beach||3.4||W||Port Antonio|
|Zion Hill Beach||4.1||E||6.5 mi. East of Port Antonio|
|Boston Bay Beach||4.1||E||Boston Bay|
One of the closest picks is Frenchmen's Cove Beach. Since this beach is located one and an eighth miles to the east of this hotel, you really won't have to journey far to see it. Frenchmen's Cove Beach history of celebrity connections is what initially attracts people to the beach, but it is the natural beauty that convinces them to stay. Just a few dollars gets you in for the day. You won't have to feel rushed or uncomfortable while visiting, considering it will have restrooms and showers for your convenience.
Another beach to consider visiting is Blue Lagoon where the atmosphere is far from quiet, and the crowds are busy enjoying a selection of water activities. Legend has it that a dragon resides in the bottomless Blue Lagoon, yet still visitors flock to the lagoon each day to experience the breath taking lagoon that was made famous around the world by Jacques Cousteau and Brooke Shields. You can locate this one two miles west of the lodgings.
Stopping by a community or town near your hotel can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Jamaica Palace Hotel can be found 0.4 miles east of Turtle Harbour, a neighborhood in Portland Parish; it is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the east of Port Antonio.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Jamaica Palace Hotel:
Even though there are only a few attractions within walking distance of the hotel, you will be pretty close to Tacky Falls, which is one of the closest choices.
To see more info about this or other nearby attractions, check out the table below:
|Tacky Falls||Waterfall||--||--||10.6 mi. West of Port Antonio|
|Somerset Falls||Waterfall||--||--||9.6 mi. West-Northwest of Port Antonio|
|Christ Church||Historical Site||2.2||W||Port Antonio|
|Historical Site||1.7||WNW||Port Antonio|
|Reach Falls||Waterfall||12.1||SE||11.7 mi. North-Northeast of Morant Bay|
If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, Tacky Falls might be worth a visit. For a truly natural wonder, Tacky Falls is the secluded place to be. This hidden treasure is a mix of nature trail, swimming pool, and water park; it will not be a place you will soon forget, if you can manage to find it.
Getting info about nearby accommodations is sometimes an easy way to get a better feel for the area as whole. This section of Jamaica plays host to several additional hotel and resort options to pick from, giving readers lots to contemplate prior to making a decision. In order to get additional info about booking possibilities available close-by, view the table below.
|Mocking Bird Hill||0.5||SSE||Drapers, Jamaica|
|Geejam||0.6||E||Port Antonio, Jamaica|
|Hotel Tim Bamboo||1.8||W||Port Antonio, Jamaica|
|Tropical Lagoon||2.1||E||4.5 mi. East of Port Antonio, Jamaica|
|Mango Ridge Guest Cottages||2.2||W||Port Antonio, Jamaica|
|Demontevin Lodge Hotel||2.3||W||Port Antonio, Jamaica|
|San San Tropez||3.3||W||Port Antonio, Jamaica|
|By the Sea||5.9||WNW||3.6 mi. West-Northwest of Port Antonio, Jamaica|
|Great Huts||6.1||ESE||Boston Bay, Jamaica|
|Paradise Inn Resort||--||--||St. Margarets Bay, Jamaica|
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