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.

Positioned on the northwestern outskirts of Rio Bueno, this beach is on the North West edge of Jamaica. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Those searching for a somewhat calm, but somewhat social beach in Jamaica should give Rio Bueno Beach a try. It's not the type of beach that gets packed every day, but it also doesn't completely lack a social atmosphere.

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.

This beach has public restrooms——something you'll appreciate if you spend more than a couple of hours here. You'll appreciate that showers are available, so you don't have to spend the rest of the afternoon covered in sand. You will also be pleased to find chairs and umbrellas, so guests looking for a shaded area to relax will not be disappointed. Fortunately, the water here is fit for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.

Beach-goers who plan to take advantage of the conveniences made available at this location, will like this news; Rio Bueno Beach is situated in a region that rarely sees much of a crowd. With this in mind, the availability of certain amenities shouldn't be negatively affected.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Jamaica's North West coast. It's located near Gallery Joe James, which is one of the favorite destinations in the area.

Some may think that beaches and museums are an odd combination, but some visitors find that museums like Outameni Experience (situated nine miles away) offer a fun learning experience and a whole new perspective of Jamaica.

If you can't wait to see as many of Jamaica's attractions as possible, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

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
Outameni Experience Museum 9.1 W Jamaica
Runaway Bay Golf Course Golf Course 9.9 E Jamaica
Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium Sporting Event Venue 10.5 W Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Runaway Bay is the closest town and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From Rio Bueno Beach, Runaway Bay is a little ways off, maybe nine miles (14 and a half kilometers) away.


How many other people you encounter at Rio Bueno Beach will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

You'll find a good number of lodgings within driving distance. Some of the closest options have been displayed in the following table.

Accommodations near Rio Bueno Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grand Lido Braco Resort & Spa 0.2 E Resort
Alpha & Omega Guesthouse 5.1 E Guest house
Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica 8.3 E Resort


While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Pablo's, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

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

Other Beaches

Rio Bueno Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit in Jamaica.

You may also enjoy Burwood Beach, located a brief cab ride away.

Rio Bueno Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, Jamaica offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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