Somerset Falls

This small waterfall my not be magnificent, but it does create a large and refreshing pool great for swimming for the whole family. Then you can board a boat to got to the second waterfall; Hidden Falls and the grotto behind it.

The first waterfall, Somerset Falls is a good place to relax. The pool is great for swimming and there are picnic tables to eat at while surrounded by the natural rain-forest environment; though you are not too secluded, just a few yards down a path is an entire complex of restaurants and shops. To get a little further from civilization, you can take a boat to the second part of the waterfall, Hidden Falls, that includes a grotto concealed by the falling water. This limestone cave is fantastic for exploring and taking some unique pictures that will make your friends envious.


Somerset Falls is found northwest of Hope Bay, a village in Portland Parish; it is to the west-northwest of Port Antonio.

The waterfall is located between Port Antonio and Spring Garden. As you pass Hope Bay, look for signs marking Somerset Falls.

Nearby Restaurants

There are many eateries to pick from in the neighborhood nearby this waterfall. The nearest eatery to Somerset Falls is Dickie's Best Kept Secret, which dishes out Jamaican fare. Also close-by, you and your companions will encounter restaurants like San San Tropez and Belinda's where you and your group should not ask for your check without taking a bite of their specialty barbecue.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors who have interest in visiting a second waterfall, find out more about Tacky Falls, situated within driving distance of Somerset Falls. Other types of nearby attractions include The Blue Mountains National Park, which is within driving distance in the Blue Mountains. Furthermore, you can consider heading to Neville Antonio Park, which is another attraction nearby.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Somerset Falls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
The Blue Mountains National Park -- 9.0 mi. (18.0 km) SW 11.2 mi. Northeast of Kingston
Neville Antonio Park -- 9.7 mi. (0.2 km) ESE Port Antonio
Christ Church Historic Site 9.9 mi. (0.6 km) ESE Port Antonio
Folly Lighthouse Other Attraction 10.1 mi. (1.3 km) E Port Antonio

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You get admission to both falls for one $10 payment. This includes a boat ride to Hidden Falls.

Location: Portland Parish, Jamaica


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