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.

Positioned 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 aren't staying nearby. Travelers will find that, though Tower Isle West Beach isn't considered a quiet and secluded part of the coast, it's not the most crowded beach in Jamaica either. This makes it a good option for travelers who want to visit a somewhat lively beach but also want to skip out on the crowds.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you want to see the underwater world.

Don't forget that the immediate vicinity around Tower Isle West Beach is visited by quite a number of tourists, so make sure to get a spot!

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Tower Isle West Beach on Jamaica's North East coast. It is near some interesting sites like Harmony Hall, which is one of a number of attractions in the area.

Historical attractions such as Annandale Great House offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Tower Isle West Beach, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Jamaica's past, without having to stray too far from the beach.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

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

Not far away you'll find Ocho Rios, a town which is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From the beach, Ocho Rios isn't far off, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Guests looking for a room close to Tower Isle West Beach will find themselves in luck, as there is no shortage of hotels to pick from in the area. You can find the closest, most convenient booking options by perusing those 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

Food

A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you try a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest places to eat is Lobster Shack. The restaurant serves delicious Caribbean food. Visitors often rave about their seafood.

Nearby restaurant options are provided in the following table.

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

Of course, Tower Isle West Beach is just one of many beaches you might like in Jamaica.

Another location you may want to try is Rio Nuevo Battle Site, which is located two and a half miles to the east-southeast.

Of course, Jamaica has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Tower Isle West Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.

 

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