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 situated 7.4 miles east-southeast of Buff Bay, a town in Portland Parish; it is 6.7 miles to the west 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

If you're hungry after spending time at Somerset Falls, consider heading to one of the restaurants nearest to the waterfall. The most frequented nearby restaurant to Somerset Falls is San San Tropez, which plates up International food. It is only around six miles from this waterfall, so stop in and enjoy a meal. Also close-by, you'll have restaurants including Belinda's and Marybelle's Pub on the Pier where you might sample Jamaican food and experience the flavors of Jamaica.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find other activities nearby, including Neville Antonio Park, which is six and a half miles away Port Antonio. Also, you might think about heading to Christ Church, which is another attraction in the area.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. The attractions closest to this location are found in the following table.

Attractions Near Somerset Falls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Neville Antonio Park -- 6.7 mi. (0.2 km) E Port Antonio
Christ Church Historic Site 6.9 mi. (0.6 km) E Port Antonio
Folly Lighthouse Other Attraction 7.3 mi. (1.3 km) E Port Antonio
Folly Ruins Historic Site 7.5 mi. (1.4 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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