Rio Bueno Beach

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East of Breezes Rio Bueno Resort is Rio Bueno Beach. Although the resort is named for the beach, beach goers typically choose to swim in the bay located directly in front it. This leaves Rio Bueno Beach as a quieter and less crowded spot to plan a day on the beach.

Located toward the northwestern outskirts of Rio Bueno, this beach is on the North West coast of Jamaica. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. The surrounding area is not very urbanized, however, that doesn't mean you won't find a fair amount of excitements at this beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Just beyond the white sands of Rio Bueno Beach is a line of verdant trees that set the tone of privacy and seclusion. The waters, meanwhile, are a deep, dark blue.

Rio Bueno Beach does have public restrooms for your convenience. You'll appreciate that showers are available, so you can rinse off the sand. You will also be pleased to find chairs and umbrellas, so guests hoping for a shaded area to relax will not go leave unhappy. Fortunately, the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

Guests who hope to utilize the comforts made available at this location, will be thankful; Rio Bueno Beach is located in a region which usually doesn't see many crowds. As such, struggling to acquire an unclaimed convenience here is not something you will have to go through when coming to the beach, regardless of what the time is when you get there.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on Jamaica's North West coast; this area boasts other attractions such as Gallery Joe James, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you want more information on the history of Jamaica, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Fort Balcarres, which is one of the closest places of historical significance in the neighborhood of Rio Bueno Beach.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Rio Bueno Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Gallery Joe James Art Gallery 0.3 SE Jamaica
Grand Bahia Principe Casino 8.3 E Jamaica
Runaway Bay Golf Course Golf Course 9.9 E Jamaica
Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium Sporting Event Venue 10.5 W Jamaica
Fort Balcarres Historical Site 11.7 W Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Runaway Bay is the closest town and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the coast, Runaway Bay is found maybe nine miles (14 and a half kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of places to stay within driving distance. A list of the closest choices can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Rio Bueno Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Alpha & Omega Guesthouse 5.1 E Guest house
Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica 8.3 E Resort
Club Ambiance 8.7 E Resort


While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest places to eat is Pablo's, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby restaurant options are listed below.

Restaurants near Rio Bueno Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Pablo's (876) 845-5108 Jamaican -- -- Jamaica

Other Beaches

Jamaica has many beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Burwood Beach, located a quick cab ride away.

There's plenty to see and do in Jamaica, so visiting Rio Bueno Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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