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.

Situated in Saint Mary Parish, 2.1 miles northwest of Buff Bay, Windsor Castle Beach is on the East coast of Jamaica. You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that isn't lined with high-rise hotels; beaches less-traveled like Windsor Castle Beach are perfect when you need a break from the typical tourist scene.

Amenities and Ambiance

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. You will find the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

Windsor Castle Beach brings guests a quiet and relaxing haven, as the region surrounding the beach is away from most urbanization.

What's Nearby


Positioned on Jamaica's East coast. Accommodations nearby include the Robin's Bay Village and Beach Resort, which can be found not too far away, and can be reached in a taxi, making this perhaps the most conveniently located lodging option accessible from Windsor Castle Beach, though you may not find too many other popular spots you can reach quickly.

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

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

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 nearest part in Jamaica to Windsor Castle Beach is Hart Hill. This interesting part of Jamaica is just a half mile from the coast, meaning it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. Keep in mind that Hart Hill is not heavily urbanized, though it can be an interesting destination for guests who want to see more of the area.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may meet guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.


You might not find any places to eat right on this shore, so you might want to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in Jamaica besides Windsor Castle Beach.

You might also enjoy Buff Bay, located just a short distance away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might enjoy people watching at Palmetto Bay. You'll find it a mile and a half to the west-northwest.

Another location you may want to try is Annotto Bay, located a brief cab ride away.

Maybe Windsor Castle 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 keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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