Discover Bay, which is where Christopher Columbus was said to have first landed in Jamaica, is the location of Puero Seco Beach. This beach is a favorite amongst families, because there is so much to do here. A water slide is available for the younger set, and there are places to rent motorized water sports for adults.
Located in Discovery Bay, Puero Seco Beach is on the North edge of Jamaica. You might want even if you are not staying in the vicinity. Although travel usually involves making dozens of little decisions, choosing a suitable beach may be one of the more important things you do. Puero Seco Beach is one of many fun beaches in Jamaica to consider.
Puero Seco Beach is in Discovery Bay, just 5 miles west of Runaway Bay. Take Norman Manley Boulevard to Fortlands Road to access the beach.
Puero Seco Beach looks out over Discovery Bay from the east. The shore is lined with soft, white sand and enjoys very calm waters. Especially by the port that juts out into the sea, you'll find that you can walk about 15 to 20 feet into the water before it begins to get deep.
There is also a great restaurant right on-site if you're interested; many find it the perfect, convenient solution for lunch. There all types of dining experiences to be had in Jamaica, but trying local cusine right on the beach can be especially enjoyable. Sometimes, hotels offer to pack up on-the-go lunches for their guests. Otherwise, there are plenty of walk-up vendors that offer hot, on-the-go food.
The snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too.
Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.
Since Puero Seco Beach is located within a popular area that can get crowded, you might need to hunt to get a spot!
This beach is positioned on Jamaica's North coast; the area hosts attractions such as, which is three miles away.
If you want to combine culture with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Outameni Experience, a lovely museum found only a taxi ride away, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.
The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.
|Runaway Bay Golf Course||Golf Course||4.8||E||Jamaica|
|Zip Line Site||8.6||E||Jamaica|
|Bob Marley's Mausoleum||Historical Site||14.0||SE||Jamaica|
Puero Seco Beach is very close to Runaway Bay, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Runaway Bay is nearby and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From the beach, Runaway Bay is not far away, maybe four miles (six and a half kilometers).
The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests from smaller lodgings in the area.
You'll find a good number of places to stay which can be reached in the car. Some of the closest possibilities are seen in the list below.
|0.3 mi.||SSW||Guest house|
|Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica||3.2 mi.||E||Resort|
|Club Ambiance||3.6 mi.||E||Resort|
|Piper's Cove Resort||4.2 mi.||E||Resort|
|Sunflower Beach Resort||4.2 mi.||E||Cottages|
|Jewel Runaway Bay Resort||4.6 mi.||E||Resort|
|Villa Sonaté||4.8 mi.||E||Hotel|
|Runaway Bay H.E.A.R.T. Hotel||4.8 mi.||E||Resort|
|The Cardiff Hotel and Spa||4.8 mi.||E||Resort|
|Grand Lido Braco Resort & Spa||4.9 mi.||W||Resort|
Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you try a nearby restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, within a reachable distance.is one of the closest eateries.
The table below lists nearby dining options.
|Ultimate Jerk Center||(876) 973-2054||Jamaican||Very Casual||--||--|
|(876) 845-5108||Jamaican||Very Casual||--||--|
|(305) 774-0040||Contemporary||Informal||3.2 mi.||E|
|(876) 973-5457||Jamaican||Very Casual||--||--|
|Kidz Buffet||(876) 973-4591||American||Very Casual||--||--|
|(844) 903-1160||American||Very Casual||4.6 mi.||E|
Jamaica has many nice beaches, so if Puero Seco Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.
If the vibrant atmosphere of Puero Seco Beach is one of the features you love, think about checking out St. Ann's Bay, a spot with the same type of electricity. It is located 14 miles to the east. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, Bengal Beach could be a good option for you. It is located a short taxi ride away.
You might also want to visit Runaway Beach, located five miles away.
You may find that Puero Seco Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.
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