Spring Garden Beach

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

Set near the middle of Portland Parish, 1.7 miles east of Buff Bay, Spring Garden Beach is on the East edge of Jamaica. You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying particularly close by. The beaches in Jamaica aren't usually known for their peace and quiet, but Spring Garden Beach is less exposed than the others, making it a good pick for those of you who don't want to wander too far away, but would rather avoid the most hectic parts of town.

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.

The snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Spring Garden Beach brings guests a quiet and relaxing haven, as the surrounding area contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


Positioned on Jamaica's East coast; it will be near other attractions like Portland Art Gallery, which is not too far away, and can be reached in a cab.

Historical attractions such as Christ Church provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Spring Garden Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Jamaica, without straying too far from the coastline. Actually, this site can be found 12 and a half miles from this site of historical interest.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

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 nearest region of Jamaica to Spring Garden Beach is Buff Bay. This location is only a mile and a half away, so a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. This section in Jamaica is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how full the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can attract guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Though you won't find very many accommodations withing driving distance, those accommodations closest to the beach can be seen in the list below.

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


There aren't any restaurants near this coastal destination, so it would be a good idea to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches in Jamaica, so Spring Garden Beach is just one of your options.

If the active mood at Spring Garden Beach is what you're looking for, you'll want to consider checking out Windsor Castle Beach, another destination with a good amount of excitement. It is located three and a half miles to the northwest. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, you might find what you want at Buff Bay. It is located only a short distance away.

Another location you may want to try is Orange Bay Beach East, which is located ten miles away.

Of course, Jamaica has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Spring Garden Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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