What's Near Forres Park

Nearby Beaches

Travelers vacationing in this section of Jamaica typically spend time at one of the area's beautiful and relaxing beaches. There are bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.

All of the coastal areas in Jamaica have different features that have the potential to affect your visit. The two closest beaches to the property are Gunboat Beach and Maiden Cay Beach.

One of the most convenient options is Gunboat Beach. It's a quick taxi trip away. 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.

If the quiet and serene qualities of Gunboat Beach don't appeal to you, consider going to Maiden Cay Beach which offers an active beach scene. 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 one is located a short taxi trip away.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your hotel can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or learning more about the area's art and history. Forres Park is located in the heart of Kingston.

The table below lists some of the areas near Forres Park.

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 5.2 SW

Nearby Attractions

Devon House

Vacationers who want to be in the middle of the action during their trip to Jamaica will quickly learn that Forres Park makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. In fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Emancipation Park, St. Peter's Church, and National Heroes Park, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is Emancipation Park.

When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like 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 looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Emancipation Park is an option worth considering. 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 choosing a location to stay in, it is often a good idea to learn about nearby lodging options as a way to get a better feel for the region. You will be able to find plenty of other places to consider before reaching a decision, as this part of Jamaica is home to an impressive selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. The table below contains the lodging options you'll find 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
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
Wyndham Kingston 0.9 NNE 0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Kingston, Jamaica
 

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