Tower Isle West Beach

Though its right off the road, this little beach is hidden by foliage. Sometimes called Reggae Beach, the waters are warm and the beach is empty of abrasive reminders of reality.

Located in the vicinity of Ocho Rios, Tower Isle West Beach is on the North East coast of Jamaica. You might think about stopping by even if you are not staying nearby. Tower Isle West Beach may be one of the few active beaches in Jamaica that's never too crowded. If you'd rather socialize than take a nap on a completely empty beach, but don't want to be inundated with noisy crowds, Tower Isle West Beach offers a good middle ground.

Amenities and Ambiance

Hidden and serene, you'll like the quiet charm of this beach and its warm, gentle waters. The sand here is a fine powder, so soft it feels luxurious.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear and good for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

Since Tower Isle West Beach can be found inside an area that sees many visitors, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on Jamaica's North East coast; it will be near other attractions like Harmony Hall, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you want more information on the history of Jamaica, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. The nearest historical attraction is Annandale Great House, which is one of the closest places of historical interest in the neighborhood of Tower Isle West Beach.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Tower Isle West Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Harmony Hall Art Gallery 1.8 SE Jamaica
Sandals Golf and Country Club Golf Course 2.7 SSW Jamaica
Treasure Hunt Ocho Rios Casino 3.8 W Jamaica
Annandale Great House Historical Site 6.9 WSW Jamaica
RIU Ocho Rios Casino Casino 7.6 W Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Nearby, you'll find the town of Ocho Rios, which is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the shore, Ocho Rios is a quick trip away, about two and a half miles (four kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Vacationers looking to find a place to stay close to Tower Isle West Beach shouldn't have a difficult time, as there are plenty of hotels to pick from in the surrounding area. You will find the closest hotel booking options by viewing what's listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Tower Isle West Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Sea Palms -- -- B & B
Couples Tower Isle 0.7 mi. E Resort
The Blue House 1.1 mi. WSW B & B
Couples Sans Souci 1.3 mi. W Resort
Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge 1.6 mi. WSW Lodge
Shaw Park Beach Hotel All Inclusive 1.7 mi. W Hotel
Jamaica Inn 1.9 mi. W Hotel
Executive Shaw Park Guest House 1.9 mi. SW Hotel
Sandals Royal Plantation 2.2 mi. W Resort
Royal Plantation 2.2 mi. WSW Resort


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, without going too far from the coast. One of the closest places to eat is Lobster Shack. This restaurant features Caribbean food. Many guests rave about their seafood.

The table below provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Tower Isle West Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Lobster Shack (876) 975-5106 Caribbean Very Casual 0.0 mi. NW
Toscanini Italian Restaurant & Bar (876) 975-4785 Italian Informal 0.4 mi. E
Le Gourmet (876) 906-3822 French Fine Dining 1.1 mi. W
Tower Jerk Center & Bar (876) 975-4644 Jamaican -- 1.6 mi. SE
Glenn's Restaurant (876) 975-4360 -- -- -- --
Jamaica Inn Restaurant (876) 974-2514 International Informal 1.9 mi. W
The Reef Terrace Restaurant (888) 726-3257 Caribbean Informal 2.4 mi. W
Bibibip's Bar & Grill (876) 974-8759 Caribbean, Jamaican Very Casual 3.2 mi. W
Almond Tree Restaurant (876) 974-2813 Eclectic Informal 3.3 mi. W
Miss T's Kitchen (876) 795-0099 Caribbean, Vegetarian Informal 3.5 mi. W
Mom's (876) 974-2811 Jamaican Very Casual 3.5 mi. W
Passage to India (876) 795-3182 Indian Informal 3.6 mi. W

Other Beaches

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

You may also enjoy Rio Nuevo Battle Site, which is located only a short distance away.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Jamaica, but a trip to Tower Isle West Beach could end up a family favorite.


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