This beautiful untouched bay has a thin patch of white sand and a lot of mangrove forest behind it. It is one of the most pristine places left in Jamaica.
Located near the middle of Saint Elizabeth Parish, Malcolm Bay is on the West edge of Jamaica. You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; secluded parts of the coast like Malcolm Bay let you escape people-watchers and rowdy beachgoers.
This majestic beach is on a calm bay surrounded in lush greenery and accessible by just one skinny road. This isn't a bustling beach but other people may be on sight to enjoy this unspoiled view of Jamaica.
Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here.
Malcolm Bay offers those who visit an angelic and relaxing haven, since the location that surrounds the beach is not heavily urbanized.
Malcolm Bay is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on Jamaica's West coast. It is near some interesting sites like, which is one of a few favorite local destinations.
If you're interested in learning more about the history of Jamaica, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. One of the nearest historical attractions is Bloomfield Great House, which is a little ways off the beach, but can be reached in the car.
If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.
|Jamaica Fun Farm||Museum||8.9||ENE||Jamaica|
|Appleton Estate Rum Distillery||Distillery||13.9||NE||Jamaica|
Malcolm Bay is in thearea, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The closest town is Black River, which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From Malcolm Bay, Black River is not far away, roughly two miles (three and a half kilometers).
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may see guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.
Visitors will find a pretty nice selection of resort and hotel options to pick from in the vicinity of the beach. The most convenient of which can be seen in the table below.
|Port Of Call Hotel||2.2 mi.||E||Hotel|
|Idlers Rest Beach Hotel||--||--||Hotel|
|Waterloo Guest House||2.5 mi.||E||Guest house|
|Ashton Great House and Hotel||2.9 mi.||E||Guest house|
|3.3 mi.||ESE||Guest house|
|South Sea View Guest House||5.1 mi.||WNW||Guest house|
|Sandals Whitehouse||8.5 mi.||NW||Resort|
Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest places to eat is.
The table below lists places to eat near this beach.
|Yellowtail Restaurant & Bar||(876) 634-1319||Jamaican||Very Casual||--||--|
|(876) 965-9486||--||--||2.8 mi.||E|
Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Malcolm Bay.
If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Crane Beach, found a brief car or taxi trip away. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might find that Hunt Bay is just right. It's located a half mile to the east.
You might also want to visit Sandy Ground, which is located six miles away.
Malcolm Bay could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, Jamaica offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.
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