What's Near Forres Park

Nearby Beaches

People staying in this part of Jamaica usually spend time at one of the area's beautiful and relaxing beaches. You should be able to enjoy benefit of some nearby.

Each of the beaches in this region have different personalities, which have the potential to affect your visit. The two closest beaches to the property are Gunboat Beach and Maiden Cay Beach.

Gunboat Beach is closest to Forres Park. It's four miles to the south-southeast of this 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.

You may also like nearby Maiden Cay Beach which is usually full of tourists looking for a variety of beach activities. 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 short taxi cab ride away.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who want to know a little bit more about what's located nearby may be wondering how close (or far) the nearest town or city is from their location. Forres Park is located in the heart of Kingston.

The areas that are closest to Forres Park are listed in the table 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 makes for a wonderful locale for active tourists. There are many active pursuits to be enjoyed when searching from this accommodation. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like Emancipation Park, St. Peter's Church, and National Heroes Park. The nearest attraction of the three is Emancipation Park.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them named in the following table.

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 searching for a chance to see something a little different, Emancipation Park could be a good option. 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 you're deciding on a place to stay, it can often be a good idea to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities in order to get a better feel for the region. You will find lots of other properties to look at in the vicinity, as this part of Jamaica offers guests an excellent selection of resort and hotel options. The table below contains all the lodging options that are found in the vicinity.

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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