Beaches in Montego Bay

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Montego Bay features 15 miles of coastline with the type of beaches you see in magazines along the way.  Many of the beaches are backed by all-inclusive resorts and villas, and are considered to be private properties available only to guests.  There are three public beaches along Gloucester Avenue, but be warned – these beaches are heavily crowded on days when cruise ships are in port. 

Pick Your Ideal Beach

There are several beaches to choose from in the area. You can click on specific beach names to get additional information about that beach.

Doctor's Cave Beach

Montego Beach: Montego Bay is located off Kent Road, just after Sandals Montego Bay and near Sangster International Airport.

Another option to consider is Walter Fletcher Beach. Walter Flethcher Beach is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Belvedere Beach: Belvedere Beach is one of three side-by-side crescents of oceanfront property along the northwest coast of Jamaica. Backing the beach is a resort of the same name, which feeds many of the beach's visitors, but travelers staying in other areas often make a trip to the beach as well.

The chart right below enables you to get more details regarding the beaches available in the area.

Beaches In Montego Bay
Name Location Coast
Belvedere Beach 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay North West
Bucaneer Beach 1.7 mi. North of Central Montego Bay North West
Cornwall Beach 1.1 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay North West
Dead End Beach 1.6 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay North West
Doctor's Cave Beach 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay North West
Dump-Up Beach and Events Park Downtown Montego Bay North West
Mahee Bay Beach 3.6 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay North West
Montego Beach 1.4 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay North West
Walter Fletcher Beach 0.5 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay North West

If you want to learn about a wider selection of points of interest beyond just these, you can think about other locations. To find out more about other attractions for Montego Bay, follow this link.

 

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