Windsor Castle Beach

The sand is gray on this beach and its a thin patch before it meets ocean on one side or trees and brush on the other. One of the best features of this beach is rocky formations by the shore that make for scenic and turbulent splashes of waves. The sheer length of it is good for lengthy walks on the shore, combing for shells or maybe interesting little sea critters.

Located in Saint Mary Parish, 2.1 miles northwest of Buff Bay, Windsor Castle Beach is on the East edge of Jamaica. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting should consider going off the beaten path to Windsor Castle Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. The water in the area is fit for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration.

If you find that you favor beaches that offer an angelic enclave, then a good choice for you is Windsor Castle Beach; it's back in a less urbanized section of Jamaica.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Windsor Castle Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on Jamaica's East coast. You can stay at the nearby Robin's Bay Village and Beach Resort, which can be found nine and a half miles away, and is one of the most conveniently located lodging options reachable from Windsor Castle Beach, despite the fact that there aren't many other attractions you can drive to.

If you're interested in mixing culture with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Bob Marley Museum, a lovely museum found 18 miles to the south-southwest, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Windsor Castle Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Brimmer Hall Estate Historical Site 15.1 WNW Jamaica
Portland Art Gallery Art Gallery 15.1 ESE Jamaica
Christ Church Historical Site 15.9 ESE Jamaica
Constant Spring Golf Club Golf Course 15.9 SSW Jamaica
Folly Lighthouse Lighthouse 16.1 E Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The closest part in Jamaica to Windsor Castle Beach is Hart Hill. This destination is only a half mile away, which means it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. It should be noted that Kingston isn't overly populated, so for those looking to get a taste of the local culture, Hart Hill should provide an interesting experience.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's often visited by guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

Food

There aren't any restaurants in the immediate surroundings of this coast, so you may choose to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Jamaica, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Another location you might enjoy is Buff Bay, located only a short distance away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Palmetto Bay, which could provide more action, and is closer to other tourist hot-spots. It's found a mile and a half to the west-northwest.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Annotto Bay, which is located not too far away, and can be reached in a taxi.

Windsor Castle Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.

 

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