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.

Located in Whitehouse, Whitehouse Beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. Travelers who prefer walking over driving to their next destination will love how easy it is to access Whitehouse Beach. The area surrounding this beach has so much to offer because it is right in the center of all the daytime activity.

Amenities and Ambiance

The snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear enough for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you want to see the underwater world.

What's Nearby


This spot is on Jamaica's West coast; the area is home to other attractions such as Peter Tosh Monument, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

History-focused attractions such as Bellefield Great House are a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Whitehouse Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Jamaica, without straying too far from the coastline. Actually, this coast is 25 miles from this site of historical significance.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.

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 NNW Jamaica
Jamaica Fun Farm Museum 13.7 E Jamaica
Appleton Estate Rum Distillery Distillery 16.7 ENE Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The town of Black River is close-by and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the shore, Black River is located roughly eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) away.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent amount of hotel rooms a car ride away. A few of the more convenient possibilities can be viewed in the following list.

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


Though the area surrounding Whitehouse Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you are prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is One Bean Café, which is a quarter mile to the north-northwest of it.

The following table lists dining options located near this beach.

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

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Whitehouse Beach in Jamaica.

If the active mood at Whitehouse Beach is one of the features you love, think about also visiting Auchindown Beach, a spot with the same type of electricity. It is located three and a half miles to the northwest. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Belmont Beach is an area which doesn't host as many visitors. You'll find it a short taxi ride away.

Another option worth considering is Sandy Ground, located within a couple of miles.

Maybe Whitehouse Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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