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.

Positioned near the heart of Lances Bay, fairly close to Bull's Bay , this beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Those planning on making a stop at this beach can have a relaxing time without missing an opportunity to meet new people.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

If you find that you choose shores which offer an angelic environment, then you should enjoy Lances Bay; it's located in a less urbanized sector of the region.

What's Nearby


Positioned on Jamaica's West coast; the area is home to other attractions such as Hanover Museum, which is three and a half miles to the east of this spot.

History-focused attractions such as Barbican Estate are the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Lances Bay, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Jamaica's past, without venturing too far from the coast. In fact, you'll find this spot eight miles from this place of historical significance.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

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 region of 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 many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's often visited by visitors staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a good amount of hotels which can be reached in the car. A few of the more convenient choices are displayed in the following table.

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


Though this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest restaurants 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

Jamaica has many nice beaches, so Lances Bay is just one of your options.

You may also enjoy Bulls Bay Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

Of course, Jamaica has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but a trip to Lances Bay could end up a family favorite.


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