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.

Set in Westmoreland Parish, 2.4 miles east-southeast of Revival, New Hope South Beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying particularly close by. Travelers will find that, though New Hope South Beach isn't considered a quiet and secluded part of the coast, it's not the most crowded beach in Jamaica either. It's the perfect choice for vacationers who want to visit a somewhat lively beach but wish to stay away from the most populated spots.

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.

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 spot is on the West coast of Jamaica; the area hosts attractions such as Negril Hills Golf Club, which is five and a half miles to the northwest.

Historic attractions, including Barbican Estate, offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at New Hope South Beach, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Jamaica's past, without having to go too far from the beach. Actually, this shore will be found within a car's reach of this place of historical significance.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the beach is located near the attractions 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 close to Negril, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Negril is the closest city and is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the beach, Negril is a car ride off, about six and a half miles (11 kilometers) away.


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. New Hope South Beach is not located near many major hotels, but it can attract visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Guests looking to find a room close to the beach will find themselves in luck, as there are lots of hotels to pick from nearby. Find the closest and most convenient lodging options by looking over those shown in the table that follows.

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


While the area surrounding New Hope South Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest places to eat is Coral Cove Restaurant, which is just a short distance away.

Nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

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

Jamaica has many beaches, so if New Hope South Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

Another location you might enjoy is Ferris Cross Beach, which is generally a pretty popular beach. It is located 11 and a half miles to the east. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, Seven Mile Beach could be a good option for you. It is located within the range of a cab.

Vacationers may also want to visit Bloody Bay, which is located not too far away, and can be reached in a taxi.

Jamaica offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and dropping by New Hope South Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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