Lover's Leap Lighthouse

The newest lighthouse on the island, this is actually the highest lighthouse in the western hemisphere. Tourists can hike to the spot and take in the structure as well as enjoy the view.


The lighthouse was built by the Engineering Department of the Port Authority of Jamaica. It is 100 feet tall with a cylindrical steel tower and lantern in an octagonal gallery powered by three different sources. There is a restaurant and observation deck near the lighthouse for visitors to enjoy.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Lover's Leap Lighthouse may choose to book their trip in Yardley Chase, as those staying in this region of Jamaica will have the benefit of easy access to this lighthouse for the duration of their trip. You won't find the area surrounding the lighthouse flooded with tourists, perhaps because there aren't many hotels in the vicinity.

Hotels near Lover's Leap Lighthouse
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Ital Rest Cottages 5.6 mi. (2.5 km) W
Jake's Resort Resort 6.9 mi. (0.5 km) W
Golden Sands Beach Cottage Resort 7.0 mi. (0.1 km) W
Sunset Resort Resort 7.1 mi. (20.5 km) E



Contact Information

Location: Yardley Chase, Jamaica


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