Whitehouse Beach

Surrounded by small town activity, this is a beach near a pier and there are often a good number of vessels in the water and on the beach. Warm, calm waters make for good wading and swimming, but there's no snorkeling here. There are also no rentals or amenities. It's nice to stop by and meander but there might not be enough here to keep you entertained for long.

Situated toward the southern outskirts of Whitehouse, Whitehouse Beach is on the West edge of Jamaica. You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Although Jamaica has beaches that are more secluded than Whitehouse Beach, it offers just enough privacy to attract beachgoers.

Amenities and Ambiance

If you're suddenly hungry or thirsty, the concession stand at Whitehouse Beach is the ultimate convenience.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. The water in the area is fit for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby


Whitehouse Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on Jamaica's West coast. Peter Tosh Monument is one of a few favorite local destinations.

If you want to combine some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Jamaica Fun Farm. This museum is located within taxi range, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Whitehouse Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Peter Tosh Monument Monument 6.1 NW Jamaica
Bamboo Alley Scenic Trail 8.8 E Jamaica
Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park Park 11.3 NW Jamaica
Jamaica Fun Farm Museum 13.7 E Jamaica
Appleton Estate Rum Distillery Distillery 16.7 ENE Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Whitehouse Beach is in the Black River area, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Black River is nearby and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From Whitehouse Beach, Black River is found maybe eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) away.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time of day to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a decent number of hotel rooms a car ride away. Some of the closest options have been displayed in the following table.

Accommodations near Whitehouse Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
South Sea View Guest House 1.6 SSE Guest house
Sandals Whitehouse 2.0 NW Resort
Horizon Cottages 6.3 NW Cottages


Although this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. One Bean Café is one of the closest eateries, which is a quarter mile away.

A few nearby dining options are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Whitehouse Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
One Bean Café (876) 275-2776 -- -- 0.2 mi. NNW
Culloden Villa (876) 963-5300 -- -- -- --
Dragon Lounge Seafood Restaurant (876) 952-1578 -- -- 0.5 mi. NNE

Other Beaches

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

If the active mood at Whitehouse Beach is one of the features you love, you'll want to consider checking out Auchindown Beach, another location where you'll find fun and action. It is located three and a half miles to the northwest. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Belmont Beach may be a good choice. You'll find it a brief car or taxi trip away.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Sandy Ground, which is located three quarters of a mile to the south-southeast.

Perhaps Whitehouse Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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