Spring Garden Beach

A flat, grey sand beach without much adornment, this spot has easy acceptability and a quiet ambiance.

Located near the heart of Portland Parish, 1.7 miles east of Buff Bay, Spring Garden Beach is on the East coast of Jamaica. You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers will find that, while Spring Garden Beach is certainly not secluded, you wouldn't necessarily call it a busy beach either. It's makes a great option for families who want to enjoy a beach with mild activity but wish to stay away from the most populated spots.

Amenities and Ambiance

The best features of Spring Garden are the trees that line the shore, the softness of the sand and its long length for beach combing and sunset walks.

Lots of visitors here find that the on-site snack bar is just fine for lunch.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Spring Garden Beach grants a calm and tranquil getaway, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the East coast of Jamaica; it will be near other attractions like Portland Art Gallery, which is 12 miles away.

If you're interested in mixing some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Bob Marley Museum, a lovely museum found 17 miles away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

If you can't wait to see as many of Jamaica's attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Spring Garden Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Portland Art Gallery Art Gallery 11.9 E Jamaica
Christ Church Historical Site 12.6 E Jamaica
Folly Lighthouse Lighthouse 12.8 E Jamaica
Folly Ruins Historical Site 13.1 E Jamaica
Constant Spring Golf Club Golf Course 15.6 SW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The closest area of Jamaica to Spring Garden Beach is Buff Bay. This friendly part of Jamaica is only a mile and a half from the shore, which means it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. Buff Bay is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it can attract visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.

Although you won't find many hotels nearby, the nearest ones have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Spring Garden Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Paradise Inn Resort -- -- Resort
By the Sea 8.9 mi. E B & B


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat in the immediate surroundings of this coast, so you may choose to plan a picnic for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

There are other beaches in Jamaica you might like besides Spring Garden Beach.

If the active mood at Spring Garden Beach has you wanting more of the same, consider heading to Windsor Castle Beach, another destination with a good amount of excitement. It is located three and a half miles to the northwest. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, you might find what you want at Buff Bay. It is located only a short distance away.

Travelers may also want to consider Orange Bay Beach East, located ten miles to the east.

Jamaica has plenty to offer its visitors, and Spring Garden Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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