Parottee Bay

Parotte Bay is a rather large bay off Jamaica's west coast. Both private homes and hotel properties exist just behind the beach, making it a great place for tourists and locals to mingle.

Situated in Parottee Beach, Parottee Bay is on the West coast of Jamaica. You might want even if you aren't staying very close. Vacationers will notice that, while Parottee Bay is certainly not secluded, it's not the busiest of Jamaica's beaches either. It's makes a great option for vacationers who want to make the most of their trip to the beach but wish to stay away from the most populated spots.

Amenities and Ambiance

Because the shore of Parottee Bay goes on for quite a distance, there are some areas that are thinner stretches than others. No matter where you are, you'll encounter white sands, green trees, and topaz waters.

Please note that public restrooms are not available. The water in the area is fit for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

Parottee Bay provides an idyllic and serene getaway, especially since the surrounding area is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the West coast of Jamaica. It is near Jamaica Fun Farm, which is located nine and a half miles away, and it is among the attractions in the area.

Historical attractions like Bloomfield Great House provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Parottee Bay, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Jamaica, without straying too far from the coastline. As a matter of fact, you'll find this spot 22 miles to the east of this place of historical interest.

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

Activities and Attractions Near Parottee Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Jamaica Fun Farm Museum 9.4 NE Jamaica
Bamboo Alley Scenic Trail 10.6 N Jamaica
Art 'n' Tings Handicraft Dealers 10.9 NE Jamaica
Lover's Leap Lighthouse Lighthouse 13.4 ESE Jamaica
Appleton Estate Rum Distillery Distillery 15.8 NNE Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Parottee Bay is near Black River, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Not far away you'll find Black River, a city which is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the coast, Black River is not far away, maybe five miles (eight kilometers).


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent selection of hotels which can be reached in the car. A list of the closest possibilities are displayed in the following list.

Accommodations near Parottee Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
South Shore Guest House 3.8 N Guest house
Waterloo Guest House 4.4 N Guest house
Invercauld Hotel 4.6 N Hotel


If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest places to eat is Riverside Dock Restaurant & Lounge. The restaurant is not far away, so a short taxi ride is a good option.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Parottee Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Riverside Dock Restaurant & Lounge (876) 965-9486 -- -- 4.3 mi. N
Alvin's Fish & Jerk Pork Center (876) 965-9855 -- -- -- --
K & K Sport Bar & Jerk Center (876) 634-3860 -- -- -- --
Norma Bennett Snack Counter (876) 634-3078 -- -- -- --
Oliver's Restaurant (876) 634-3970 -- -- -- --
Sea View Restaurant (876) 965-2685 -- -- -- --
South Shore Guest House Bar & Restaurant (876) 965-2172 -- -- -- --
St. Best Restuarant (876) 965-2394 -- -- -- --
Yellowtail Restaurant & Bar (876) 634-1319 Jamaican Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

Jamaica has many beaches, so Parottee Bay is just one of your options.

Vacationers may also want to visit Billy Bay, located five and a half miles away.

While Jamaica has many alluring attractions, Parottee Bay is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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