Tower Isle West Beach

Though its right off the road, this little beach is hidden by foliage. The sand here is fine white powder, so soft it feels luxurious. The waters are warm and the beach is empty of abrasive reminders of reality.

Situated in the vicinity of Ocho Rios, Tower Isle West Beach is on the North East coast of Jamaica. You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Oftentimes, travelers searching for their favorite beach in Jamaica end up choosing one that is far away from the crowds, but still near many of the major hotels and restaurants; Tower Isle West Beach, a somehwat secluded part of the coast, has these qualities.

Amenities and Ambiance

Hidden and serene, you'll like the quiet charm of this beach and its warm, gentle waters.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The water here is fit for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

Don't forget that Tower Isle West Beach's immediate surroundings are rather congested, so factor that into your plans.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the North East coast of Jamaica. It's located near Harmony Hall, which is one of the favorite local destinations.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Jamaica, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. One of the nearest historical attractions is Annandale Great House, which is one of the closest historical destinations in the vicinity of Tower Isle West Beach.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, 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 mi. SE Jamaica
Sandals Golf and Country Club Golf Course 2.7 mi. SSW Jamaica
Wassi Art Pottery Works Art Gallery 3.6 mi. W Jamaica
Sunset Jamaica Grande Casino Slot Machine Arcade 3.6 mi. W Jamaica
Treasure Hunt Ocho Rios Casino 3.8 mi. W Jamaica
Coyaba River Garden and Museum Museum 4.4 mi. WSW Jamaica
Mystic Mountain Amusement/Theme Park 5.0 mi. W Jamaica
Annandale Great House Historical Site 6.9 mi. WSW Jamaica
RIU Ocho Rios Casino Casino 7.6 mi. W Jamaica
Clonmel Potters Gallery Art Gallery 9.2 mi. SE Jamaica
Firefly Museum 10.1 mi. E Jamaica
Galina Lighthouse Lighthouse 10.4 mi. E Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Ocho Rios is the closest town and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the coast, Ocho Rios is a fairly short distance away, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of vacationers who are staying in the area.

Vacationers looking to find a place to stay not far from Tower Isle West Beach shouldn't find it that tough, as there are lots of accommodations to choose from in the area. You can find the closest hotel booking options by viewing what's listed in the table that follows.

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


If you need to grab a bite to eat around midday, this beach has you covered, so you won't have to wander too far away. Lobster Shack is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant serves Caribbean food. Many guests rave about their seafood.

Nearby restaurants are shown 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

Jamaica has many beaches, 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 two and a half miles away.

Jamaica has plenty to offer its visitors, and Tower Isle West Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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