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.

Set in Whitehouse, Whitehouse Beach is on the West edge of Jamaica. You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Vacationers who prefer to walk rather than drive around Jamaica will find that Whitehouse Beach is a good choice for them. There are so many things to do in the area, as this beach isn't far from the center of the city's action.

Amenities and Ambiance

Lots of visitors here find that the on-site snack bar is just fine for lunch.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. Happily, the off-shore waters are fit for snorkeling, so bring along some equipment if you want to see the underwater world.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on Jamaica's West coast. It's located near Peter Tosh Monument, which is one of the favorite local destinations.

Historical attractions such as Bellefield Great House offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Whitehouse Beach, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Jamaica's past, if you are interested in exploring. As a matter of fact, you'll find this spot within traveling distance from this place of historical significance.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Whitehouse Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Peter Tosh Monument Monument 6.1 NW Jamaica
Bamboo Avenue Scenic Trail 10.9 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 nearby town of Black River is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the shore, Black River is found maybe eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) away.


How many other people you encounter at Whitehouse Beach will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of vacationers who are staying in the area.

You'll find a decent selection of hotels which can be reached in the car. A few of the more convenient possibilities can be viewed in the following table.

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
Luna Sea Inn 6.1 NW B & B


While there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, particularly if you are prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the closest places to eat is Dragon Lounge Seafood Restaurant, which is just a short distance away.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Whitehouse Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Dragon Lounge Seafood Restaurant (876) 952-1578 Jamaican 0.5 mi. NNE Jamaica

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover in Jamaica, of course, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

If the active mood at Whitehouse Beach is what you're looking for, consider also visiting Auchindown Beach, another destination with a good amount of excitement. You'll find it three and a half miles to the northwest. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Belmont Beach is a beach which doesn't see as many crowds. It is located a quick car or cab ride away.

You might also want to visit Sandy Ground, located three quarters of a mile away.

Jamaica has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Whitehouse Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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