Spring Garden Beach

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

Located toward the center 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 even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Travelers will find that, while Spring Garden Beach is by no means quiet and secluded, you also wouldn't call it particularly popular. It's the perfect choice for those of you who want to visit a somewhat lively beach 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.

If you're suddenly hungry or thirsty, the concession stand at Spring Garden Beach is the ultimate convenience.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Spring Garden Beach offers those who visit a quiet and relaxing experience, since the region surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on Jamaica's East coast. It's located near Folly Lighthouse, which is seen 13 miles away, and it is among the favorite destinations in the area.

Some may feel that museums and beaches are an odd combination, but some visitors find that museums like Bob Marley Museum (found within traveling distance) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a new way to experience Jamaica's culture.

If you can't wait to see as many of Jamaica's attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Spring Garden Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
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
Christelle's Gaming Gambling Arcade 16.0 SW Jamaica
Acropolis Barbican Casino 16.8 SW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The nearest area in Jamaica to Spring Garden Beach is Buff Bay. This friendly part of Jamaica is only a mile and a half from the shore, meaning it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. Buff Bay is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Though there aren't many places to stay that are within a short car ride, the nearest ones are shown in the following table.

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 right on this coast, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from in Jamaica, so if Spring Garden Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

If the active mood at Spring Garden Beach has you wanting more of the same, think about heading to Windsor Castle Beach, another location where you'll find fun and action. You'll find it three and a half miles to the northwest. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, Buff Bay may be a good choice. You'll find it just a little ways away.

You may also enjoy Orange Bay Beach East, which is located ten miles away.

Of course, Jamaica has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but taking a swim at Spring Garden Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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