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 coast of Jamaica. You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. You'll find the area around the beach to be somewhat urbanized, but as is occasionally the case, this should not suggest that the actual beach will be too congested. In fact, you will typically find plenty of places to set up shop.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby


New Hope South Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find 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.

If you want more information on the history of Jamaica, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Barbican Estate, which is within a car's reach of the shore.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

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
Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park Park 13.9 E Jamaica
Peter Tosh Monument Monument 15.9 E Jamaica

Cities and Towns

New Hope South Beach is very close to Negril, so walking the city is a definite option. The city of Negril is close-by and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From New Hope South Beach, Negril is found maybe six and a half miles (11 kilometers) away.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked nearby hotels. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may meet guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Because this beach is located in a fairly popular vacation spot, it is not typically much of a challenge to find the kind of hotel you're looking for close-by. For visitors wanting to get a place that's on or near the beach, the following table shows the accommodations closest to New Hope South Beach.

Accommodations near New Hope South Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Lost Beach Resort 0.1 SE Villa complex
Coral Cove Resort 1.0 W Villa complex
Westender Inn 4.6 W Hotel


Although this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still satisfy your hunger, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest restaurants is Coral Cove Restaurant, which is a mile to the west of it.

The table below lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

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

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach in Jamaica will have lots of options besides New Hope South Beach.

You might also enjoy Ferris Cross Beach, which is generally a pretty popular beach. It is located 11 and a half miles to the east. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Seven Mile Beach could be a good option for you. It is located only a taxi trip away from the shore.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Bloody Bay, which is located not too far away, and can be reached in a taxi.

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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