Lances Bay

In the town of Hanover along the northwest coast, vacationers can enjoy a day of tranquility as they relax in the sands of Lances Bay.

Located near the heart of Lances Bay, in the general vicinity of Bull's Bay , this beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Lances Bay is a hidden gem to some travelers: it offers an upbeat, social atmosphere, but is not usually over-crowded. If you want to avoid Jamaica's highly secluded beaches, but don't want to compete with other beachgoers for a spot, this beach is right in the middle.

How to Access The Beach
A dirt road through a thicket of trees off A4 leads to Lances Bay.

Amenities and Ambiance

Like most bays, Lances Bay takes the shape of a crescent The shape of the coast prevents the waters from getting too rough without leaving them completely flat. Lances Bay has sands that are almost grey in color and the aquamarine waters are often dotted with fishing boats.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site.

If you usually go for coasts which bring visitors an angelic place to escape, then maybe head on over to Lances Bay; it is tucked away in a much quieter area of the region.

What's Nearby


Lances Bay is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on Jamaica's West coast; this area boasts other attractions such as Hanover Museum, which is three and a half miles away.

Historical attractions such as Barbican Estate provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Lances Bay, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Jamaica, without having to leave the coast. As a matter of fact, this shoreline is eight miles from this interesting historical site.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Lances Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Hanover Museum Museum 3.5 E Jamaica
Grand Palladium Casino Casino 4.8 E Jamaica
Barbican Estate Historical Site 7.8 E Jamaica
RIU Tropical Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 10.0 SW Jamaica
Tryall Golf Course Golf Course 10.8 E Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The nearest area in Jamaica to this beach is Lances Bay.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may see visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Beach-goers will find a decent assortment of resorts and hotels to choose from in the area that encircles Lances Bay. The most convenient of which have been listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Lances Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
West Palm Hotel 3.1 E Hotel
Palm Tree Guest House 4.3 SW Hotel
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa 4.7 E Hotel


While the area surrounding Lances Bay isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll still have some choices, especially if you are willing to drive or bike a few miles. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Sarducce's Restaurant & Bar, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The following table lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Lances Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Sarducce's Restaurant & Bar (876) 956-2841 -- -- -- --
Shortie's Internet Cafe & Wi-Fi (876) 956-3532 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Lances Bay in Jamaica.

Travelers may also want to consider Bulls Bay Beach, located less than a mile away.

While Jamaica has many alluring attractions, a trip to Lances Bay could end up a family favorite.


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