New Hope South Beach

If you're traveling along Jamaica's south coast, make a stop at New Hope South Beach. The beach is not very crowded, and the waters are so bright blue that you won't want to miss the view.

Located on the western edge of Westmoreland Parish, 2.4 miles east-southeast of Revival, New Hope South Beach is on the West edge of Jamaica. You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. Visitors should keep in mind that, although New Hope South Beach is by no means secluded, it's not the rowdiest beach in Jamaica either. This makes it an excellent choice for travelers who want to make the most of their trip to the beach but also want to skip out on the crowds.

How to Access The Beach
To the northwest of the Jamwest Speedway is where New Hope South Beach is located. A dirt road through some trees leads directly to the sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

New Hope South Beach is lined with trees, especially to the east where the trees are thicker and closer together than the rest of the beach. The sands are soft and white, and lead to crystalline waters.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the West coast of Jamaica. It is near some interesting sites like Negril Hills Golf Club, which is located five and a half miles to the northwest, and it is among the favorite destinations in the area.

Some may think that beaches and museums are an odd combination, but some visitors find that museums like Hanover Museum (positioned within traveling distance) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and help visitors understand Jamaica's interesting past.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near New Hope South Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Negril Hills Golf Club Golf Course 5.4 NW Jamaica
Negril Watershed Protection Area Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.7 WNW Jamaica
Negril Lighthouse Lighthouse 6.8 W Jamaica
Z Images Art Gallery Art Gallery 7.0 NW Jamaica
Jungle Negril Slot Machine Arcade 7.2 NW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

New Hope South Beach is in the Negril area, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Negril is nearby and is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From the beach, Negril is located roughly six and a half miles (11 kilometers) away.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Travelers hoping to find a place to stay not far from New Hope South Beach shouldn't find it very difficult, as there are lots of accommodations to choose from nearby. Find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by perusing what's listed below.

Accommodations near New Hope South Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Westender Inn 4.6 W Hotel
Villa La Cage 6.7 WNW Motel
Lighthouse Inn 2 6.8 WNW Hotel

Food

While the area surrounding New Hope South Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still satisfy your hunger, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the closest places to eat is Coral Cove Restaurant, which is only a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near New Hope South Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Coral Cove Restaurant (876) 412-6914 Jamaican 1.0 mi. W Jamaica

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach in Jamaica will have lots of options besides New Hope South Beach.

If the vibrant atmosphere of New Hope South Beach has you wanting more of the same, consider checking out Ferris Cross Beach, a beach with a similar ambiance. You'll find it 11 and a half miles to the east. If you're looking for something a little more private, you might find what you want at Seven Mile Beach. You'll find it only a taxi trip away from the shore.

Another location you may want to try is Bloody Bay, located just a cab ride away.

Maybe New Hope South Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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