This beach has soft white sand with a few patches of famous Caribbean pink sand. Trees line the back side of the beach, but nothing sits on the sand or shore itself. Development hovers nearby but skips the beach itself.
Located 4.7 miles west of Ocho Rios, Steer Town Beach is on the North coast of Jamaica. You might want whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Vacationers who seek a stunning shoreline in a secluded part of town might really enjoy an afternoon at Steer Town Beach.
Situated in a bay and with a wide stretch of sand, this is a very pretty beach that meets the warm Caribbean sea.
There is also a restaurant on-location, which many Steer Town Beach visitors find convenient and satisfying. There are various types of dining experiences to be enjoyed in Jamaica, but eating at the beach can be a particularly memorable one. Did you know that some hotels are happy to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Otherwise, you could easily grab some of Jamaica's famous street food along the way.
If you're suddenly hungry or thirsty, the concession stand at Steer Town Beach is the ultimate convenience.
You won't have to worry about finding a bathroom at Steer Town Beach because there are public restrooms. Shower facilities are available, so you don't have to spend the rest of the afternoon covered in sand. In addition, you'll find umbrellas and chairs, so visitors looking for a place to relax in the shade will not be disappointed. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear and good for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.
Found on the North coast of Jamaica; it's located near attractions like, which is a mile away.
If you're interested in combining a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Coyaba River Garden and Museum, a lovely museum found three and a half miles to the southeast, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.
Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available in Jamaica. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.
|Amusement/Theme Park||1.9 mi.||ESE||Jamaica|
|Treasure Hunt Ocho Rios||Casino||3.3 mi.||ESE||Jamaica|
|Sunset Jamaica Grande Casino||Slot Machine Arcade||3.3 mi.||E||Jamaica|
|Wassi Art Pottery Works||Art Gallery||3.4 mi.||E||Jamaica|
|Annandale Great House||Historical Site||3.6 mi.||S||Jamaica|
|Coyaba River Garden and Museum||Museum||3.6 mi.||SE||Jamaica|
|Sandals Golf and Country Club||Golf Course||6.5 mi.||ESE||Jamaica|
|Zip Line Site||7.7 mi.||W||Jamaica|
|Harmony Hall||Art Gallery||8.2 mi.||E||Jamaica|
|Runaway Bay Golf Course||Golf Course||11.5 mi.||W||Jamaica|
|Bob Marley's Mausoleum||Historical Site||12.0 mi.||SW||Jamaica|
Nearby, you'll find the town of, which is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the beach, St. Ann's Bay isn't far off, roughly three and a half miles (five kilometers).
Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.
Because the beach is located in a pretty popular vacation spot, it is not usually that difficult to find the kind of hotel you're looking for close-by. For vacationers wanting to find a place that's near the ocean, the table that follows lists the accommodation options closest to Steer Town Beach.
|Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort & Spa||0.8 mi.||NW||Resort|
|Riu Ocho Rios||1.0 mi.||NW||Resort|
|Ocean Front Resort||1.5 mi.||NW||Resort|
|Fisherman's Point||3.1 mi.||ESE||Resort|
|SandCastles Resort||3.3 mi.||ESE||Hotel|
|Crane Ridge Suites||3.3 mi.||ESE||Resort|
|Rooms On The Beach||3.3 mi.||ESE||Hotel|
|Pineapple Court Hotel||3.3 mi.||ESE||Hotel|
If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the nearest places to eat is Bamboo Blu. This restaurant has International cuisine. They are also known for their seafood.
A list of nearby restaurants is included in the following table.
|Bamboo Blu||--||International||Very Casual||--||--|
|(876) 530-7897||Caribbean||Very Casual||3.0 mi.||ESE|
|Oceans 11 Seafood Restaurant||(876) 974-6896||International, Thai||--||3.0 mi.||ESE|
|(876) 675-8794||Jamaican||Very Casual||3.1 mi.||ESE|
|(876) 795-0064||International, Jamaican||--||3.1 mi.||ESE|
|Little Pub Restaurant||(876) 974-2324||Bar and grill||Very Casual||--||--|
|Fusion Restaurant and Bar||(800) 971-5100||Jamaican||Informal||3.3 mi.||ESE|
Steer Town Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit in Jamaica.
Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy St. Ann's Bay, which offers more action, and is closer to other popular destinations. You'll find it two and a half miles to the west-northwest., located a brief car or taxi trip away. Others might prefer
You may also enjoy Dunn's River Beach, located a mile away. Dunn's River Beach offers vacationers the chance to get a bird's eye view of Jamaica from the top of its majestic falls.
Of course, Jamaica has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but visiting Steer Town Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in Jamaica even more memorable.
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