What's Located Around Forres Park

Nearby Beaches

Travelers staying in this part of Jamaica usually enjoy the water at one of the gorgeous beaches. You should be able to have your pick of nearby beaches.

Each of the access points adorning the coast of Jamaica have their own distinct features; even subtle characteristics could affect how much time you want to spend there, and what you need to bring. The two beaches that are closest to the property are Gunboat Beach and Maiden Cay Beach.

The closest option is Gunboat Beach. It is four miles from the hotel. Gunboat Beach, although not a place to swim, has many different amenities that cater to the mainly local crowd who turn out on the weekends. Visitors can enjoy live music and entertainment, numerous food stands, and adequate changing rooms and restrooms. In addition, lots of security is always around for your safety and for additional information.

Travelers can also have a good time at Maiden Cay Beach which is a particularly centralized beach. Although Maiden Cay Beach isn't located in one of the most secluded parts of Jamaica, it is still a great place to enjoy the sun, sand, surf, and laid back atmosphere that the island is known for. This beach is a quick taxi cab trip away.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are interested in finding out more about what's in the surrounding area may be wondering how close (or far) the adjacent town or city is from their accommodations. Forres Park is located toward the center of Kingston.

The areas found closest to Forres Park are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
New Kingston 1.2 NNE
downtown Kingston 1.6 S
Beverly Hills 2.1 NE
Saint Andrew Parish 2.4 NNE
August Town 3.2 E
Seaview Gardens 3.4 W
Elletson Flats 3.6 E
Papine 4.0 ENE
Port Royal 5.1 SW

Nearby Attractions

Devon House

Forres Park is an excellent place to stay for active visitors. There are a good amount of active pursuits to be discovered when searching from this accommodation. You will find that this particular part of Kingston claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Emancipation Park, St. Peter's Church, and National Heroes Park. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Emancipation Park.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Forres Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Emancipation Park Park 0.7 N 0.8 mi. Southeast of Kingston
St. Peter's Church Historical Site -- -- 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Kingston
National Heroes Park Park 0.7 S 2.0 mi. South of Kingston
Emmett Park Park 1.1 SSE 2.4 mi. South-Southeast of Kingston
Devon House Historical Site 1.5 N 0.6 mi. Northeast of Kingston
Mandela Park Park 1.3 N 0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Kingston
Sabina Park Park 1.2 SE 2.5 mi. South-Southeast of Kingston
Bob Marley Museum Museum 2.0 NNE 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Kingston
Trench Town Culture Yard Museum Museum 1.2 SW 2.1 mi. South of Kingston
Vin Lawrence Park Park 1.2 SW 2.0 mi. South of Kingston
Saint William Grant Park Park 1.5 S Downtown Kingston
Bank of Jamaica Money Museum Museum 2.0 S Downtown Kingston
National Gallery of Jamaica Art Museum 2.0 S Downtown Kingston
Founders Park Park 3.0 E 3.4 mi. East of Kingston
College Green Communtiy Park Park 3.1 NE 2.8 mi. East of Kingston
Dunrobin Acres Private Park Park 2.5 NNW 1.3 mi. North-Northwest of Kingston
Hope Pastures Park Park 3.3 NE 3.0 mi. East-Northeast of Kingston
Hope Gardens Botanical Garden 3.5 NE 3.3 mi. East of Kingston
Struan Castle Garden Botanical Garden -- -- Stony Hill
Fort Charles Museum -- -- Port Royal
Port Royal Historical Site 5.2 SW Port Royal
Beachside Drive-In Theatre Movie Theater 6.2 ESE Harbour View
Sunset Burial Park Park 6.4 ESE Seven Mile
Cave Hill Estate Community Park Park 9.8 SW Hellshire
18 Century Iron Bridge Historical Site 10.2 W Spanish Town
Two Sister Cave Cave 10.5 SW Hellshire
Old Court House Historical Site 10.7 W Spanish Town
Parade Square Park 10.7 W Spanish Town
The Blue Mountains National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 11.8 NE 11.2 mi. Northeast of Kingston
People's Museum of Craft and Technology Museum -- -- 1.8 mi. West of Spanish Town
Meadowrest Memorial Gardens Botanical Garden 14.5 W 4.3 mi. West-Northwest of Spanish Town
Dovecot Memorial Park Park 14.8 W 4.4 mi. West of Spanish Town

If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Emancipation Park might be worth a visit. Emancipation Park opened in July 2002 to celebrate the journey that Jamaica has made as a nation from the dark days of slavery to today. Well manicured lawns and vibrant flora give this park a peaceful feel.

Nearby Accommodations

When deciding on a place to stay, it can often be a good idea to learn more about nearby accommodation options as a way to get a better feel for the area. You will find lots of additional destinations to learn about prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of Jamaica offers vacationers an exceptional selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. To get additional information on lodging options available nearby, view the table below.

Accommodations near Forres Park
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Villa Lilletha 0.0 SW 1.3 mi. South of Kingston, Jamaica
Match Resort Cottage -- -- 1.3 mi. South of Kingston, Jamaica
Caribbean Villa Hotel Restaurant and Bar -- -- 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Kingston, Jamaica
Sunset Inn Hotel 0.8 NNE 0.9 mi. Southeast of Kingston, Jamaica
Courtyard by Marriott 0.8 N 0.7 mi. Southeast of Kingston, Jamaica
Altamont Court Hotel 0.8 NNE 0.9 mi. Southeast of Kingston, Jamaica
Courtleigh Hotel and Suites 0.8 NNE 0.8 mi. Southeast of Kingston, Jamaica
Courtleigh Hotel and Suites 0.8 NNE 0.8 mi. Southeast of Kingston, Jamaica
Chelsea Hotel 0.8 N 0.5 mi. Southeast of Kingston, Jamaica
Bolivar Gallery 0.9 NNW 0.4 mi. South of Kingston, Jamaica
 

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