Silver Sands Beach

A lovely beach on Jamaica's North shore with dazzling white sands and clear waters.

Located in Trelawny Parish, 1.5 miles northeast of Duncans, Silver Sands Beach is on the North West coast of Jamaica. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Those of you who spend part of the afternoon at this beach can make the most of their relaxation time without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach
A public access point exists on the West side of this beach and you will never be made to feel unwelcome here, even if you're not renting one of the adjacent villas.

Amenities and Ambiance

Smooth and long, this beach is peppered with villas and visitors. There is a cute little gazebo by the water.

Vacationers can take advantages of picnic tables at this beach, which make beach dining less messy, and are good spots for lounging.

Yes, public restrooms will be available here. You will also be pleased to find chairs and umbrellas here, so guests seeking a shaded area to relax will not be disappointed. You'll find the waters off-shore to be of good snorkeling quality, so grab some equipment if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Jamaica's North West coast. Gallery Joe James is located four and a half miles away, and it is one of the attractions in the area.

If you want to learn more about the history of Jamaica, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Fort Balcarres, which is one of the interesting historical sites which can be visited in addition to Silver Sands Beach.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Silver Sands Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Gallery Joe James Art Gallery 4.3 E Jamaica
Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium Sporting Event Venue 7.0 W Jamaica
Fort Balcarres Historical Site 8.3 W Jamaica
Outameni Theme Park Museum 8.5 W Jamaica
Albert George Market Historical Site 8.7 W Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Nearby, you'll find the town of Falmouth, which is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the shore, Falmouth is located roughly eight and a half miles (14 kilometers) away.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Although beach-goers will find few hotels in the immediate vicinity, those accommodation options closest to the beach can be viewed in the list below.

Accommodations near Silver Sands Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Royalton White Sands 5.4 W Resort
Royalton Blue Waters 5.5 W Resort
Franklyn D. Resort 5.7 W Resort


Though this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you can still satisfy your hunger, particularly if you're prepared to drive a bit. One of the closest places to eat is The Lobster Bowl, which is four and a half miles away.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Silver Sands Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
The Lobster Bowl (876) 954-0048 Caribbean, Jamaican 4.4 mi. E Jamaica

Other Beaches

Visitors in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in Jamaica besides Silver Sands Beach.

If the exciting vibe at Silver Sands Beach is one of the features you love, consider heading to Half Moon Beach, another destination with a good amount of excitement. You'll find it nine miles to the west. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Bengal Beach is a beach which doesn't see as many crowds. You'll find it a short taxi ride away.

You may also enjoy Rio Bueno Beach, which is located fairly close-by, so a quick cab ride should put you in the right spot to check out this other choice.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in Jamaica; then again, Silver Sands Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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