Tom Pipers Bay

Tom Pipers Beach is not sparkling white, nor is it isolated. It's right off the road and the sand is dark. It may not be a beach to spend a day unwinding, but if you're nearby and you want to take a quick dip, the waters are calm and warm.

Located in Johnson Town, Tom Pipers Bay is on the West edge of Jamaica. You might want whether or not you are staying nearby. Travelers will find that, although Tom Pipers Bay is by no means secluded, you wouldn't necessarily call it a busy beach either. This makes it a good option for travelers who want to visit a somewhat lively beach without having to fight other beachgoers for a spot in the sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

There is also a restaurant on-location, which many Tom Pipers Bay visitors find convenient and satisfying. Jamaica has so many interesting places to sit and enjoy a meal, but you don't have to eat every meal in a formal setting. Many visitors, in fact, find it more convenient and relaxing to eat on near the beach than in another restaurant. Did you know that some hotels are happy to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Otherwise, there are plenty of walk-up vendors that offer hot, on-the-go food.

There is also a concession stand available.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the West coast of Jamaica. It's located near Hanover Museum, which is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab, and it is one of a number of attractions in the region.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Jamaica, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. One of the nearest historical attractions is Barbican Estate, which is easily reached by taxi.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available in Jamaica. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Tom Pipers Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Hanover Museum Museum 1.1 NNW Jamaica
Grand Palladium Casino Casino 1.6 NE Jamaica
Barbican Estate Historical Site 4.0 E Jamaica
Tryall Golf Course Golf Course 7.0 E Jamaica
RIU Tropical Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 12.9 WSW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The closest area of Jamaica to Tom Pipers Bay is Johnson Town. This section of Jamaica is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. You can generally expect to share the sand with more than a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a good assortment of hotel booking options to choose from in the area that encircles the beach. The most convenient of which can be seen in the table below.

Accommodations near Tom Pipers Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
West Palm Hotel 1.1 NW Hotel
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa 1.6 NNE Hotel
Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa 1.7 NE Resort


While this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest places to eat is Sarducce's Restaurant & Bar, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed below.

Restaurants near Tom Pipers Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Sarducce's Restaurant & Bar (876) 956-2841 -- -- -- --
Shortie's Internet Cafe & Wi-Fi (876) 956-3532 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches in Jamaica, so if Tom Pipers Bay doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

You may also want to try Cousin's Cove, where there's usually lots of activity. You'll find it seven miles to the west. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, Sandy Bay could be a good option for you. You'll find it a short taxi ride away.

Vacationers may also want to visit Watson Taylor Beach, which is located one and a quarter miles away.

You may find that Tom Pipers Bay is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Jamaica you might like.


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