Mollasses Beach

Located near several resorts along the north coast of Jamaica sits Mollasses Beach. Because of it's location, more tourists visit this beach than locals, and the shore is typically very well kept.

Located toward the center of Hanover Parish, northeast of Johnson Town, Mollasses Beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Vacationers who want their beach to have a little bit of everything——a hint of seclusion, with a somewhat social scene—— may really like the middle ground found at Mollasses Beach. It's not the type of beach that gets packed every day, but it's not totally secluded either.

How to Access The Beach
Several well-paved roads surrounding the Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort make their way to Mollasses Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

From your spot in the tan colored sands of Mollasses Beach you will have a view of the gorgeous aquamarine waters, a pier to the west, and fishing and sailing boats along the horizon.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Mollasses Beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. It is near some interesting sites like Grand Palladium Casino, which is seen a quarter mile to the northeast, and it is one of the attractions in the vicinity.

If you want to mix culture with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Hanover Museum. This museum is located one and an eighth miles to the west, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Mollasses Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Grand Palladium Casino Casino 0.3 NE Jamaica
Hanover Museum Museum 1.1 W Jamaica
Barbican Estate Historical Site 3.3 E Jamaica
Tryall Golf Course Golf Course 6.3 E Jamaica
RIU Tropical Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 14.0 SW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The nearest section of Jamaica to Mollasses Beach is Elgin Town. This part of Jamaica is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of vacationers who are staying in the area.

Though travelers won't find very many places to stay in the vicinity, those options closest to Mollasses Beach are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Mollasses Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa 0.2 NNE Hotel
Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa 0.3 NE Resort
West Palm Hotel 1.4 W Hotel


Though you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you are willing to venture a little farther away. 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.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown below.

Restaurants near Mollasses Beach
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 if Mollasses Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Watson Taylor Beach, which is located one and a quarter miles away.

Mollasses Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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