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.

Situated less than a hundred yards northwest of downtown Montego Bay, Belvedere Beach is on the North West coast of Jamaica. You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. If hustle and bustle isn't your style, you'll appreciate that Jamaica has plenty of secluded beaches. Of course, some vacationers come to Jamaica looking for activity, and are better off visiting Belvedere Beach, one of the few beaches that draws a significant crowd.

How to Access The Beach

Gloucester Avenue runs directly behind Belvedere Beach, and serves as the best route to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Exactly what you expect out of a Jamaican Beach, Belvedere features ivory white sand and clear topaz waters.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Be mindful that Belvedere Beach's location is an urban area, so factor that into your plans.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North West coast of Jamaica; it will be near other attractions like Caribbean Treasures Gaming Lounge, which is one of the closest attractions.

Historical attractions like Fort Montego offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Belvedere Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Jamaica, without straying too far from the coastline. Actually, this shore will be found not a great distance away from this site of historical significance.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Belvedere Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Caribbean Treasures Gaming Lounge Gambling Arcade 0.1 mi. NNE Jamaica
Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge Slot Machine Arcade 0.2 mi. N Jamaica
Fort Montego Historical Site 0.3 mi. SE Jamaica
Montego Civic Center Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center 0.7 mi. SE Jamaica
Treasure Hunt Montego Bay Casino 1.1 mi. SE Jamaica
Gallery of West Indian Art Art Gallery 2.3 mi. SE Jamaica
Bellefield Great House Historical Site 2.8 mi. SE Jamaica
Vegas Gaming Bogue Gambling Arcade 2.8 mi. S Jamaica
RIU Montego Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 4.2 mi. NE Jamaica
SuperClubs Ironshore Golf & Country Club Golf Course 4.5 mi. NE Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Belvedere Beach tourists hoping to find further attractions will want to think about heading to Montego Bay, because it's nearby and is a particularly busy area of Jamaica. From the shore, Montego Bay is just up the road, maybe three quarters of a mile (a kilometer).

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

Those looking for a room near Belvedere Beach won't find it that difficult, as there is no shortage of hotels and resorts to choose from in the vicinity. You can find the closest and most convenient lodging options by perusing what's shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Belvedere Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Gloustershire Hotel 0.1 mi. NNE Hotel
Altamont West Hotel 0.1 mi. SE Hotel
Coral Cliff Hotel 0.2 mi. N Hotel
Mirabay Resort 0.2 mi. E Resort
Doctor's Cave Beach Hotel 0.3 mi. N Resort
Blue Harbour Hotel 0.3 mi. E Hotel
Casablanca Beach Hotel 0.4 mi. N Hotel
El Greco Resort 0.4 mi. NNE Hotel
Breezes Montego Bay 0.5 mi. N Resort
Wexford Hotel 0.5 mi. N Hotel

Food

When you start craving an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you won't have to look too far away. One of the closest places to eat is Jamaican Bobsled Cafe. This restaurant offers both International and Jamaican menu items. Visitors often rave about their pizza and wings.

Nearby restaurants are listed below.

Restaurants near Belvedere Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Jamaican Bobsled Cafe (876) 940-7009 International, Jamaican Very Casual 0.0 mi. ESE
The Waterfall Restaurant (876) 952-4420 International, Jamaican Informal 0.1 mi. NNE
The Pelican (876) 952-3171 Jamaican Informal 0.1 mi. N
Burger King - Gloucester Ave. -- American Very Casual 0.2 mi. N
Biggs's BBQ (876) 952-9488 American, Jamaican Very Casual 0.2 mi. N
The Brewery (876) 940-2433 English, Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Chilitos Mexican Restaurant (876) 952-4615 -- -- 0.3 mi. N
MoBay Proper (876) 940-1233 Jamaican Very Casual 0.4 mi. SE
Sea View Restaurant and Bar (876) 940-6116 American, Jamaican Informal 0.4 mi. NNE
Marguerites Seafood By the Sea (876) 952-4777 Caribbean Informal -- --
Groovy Grouper Beach Bar & Grill (876) 952-8287 Jamaican Very Casual 0.4 mi. N
Margaritaville Montego Bay (876) 952-4777 American Very Casual 0.4 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach in Jamaica will have lots of options besides Belvedere Beach.

You may also want to consider Walter Fletcher Beach, located within a couple of miles. Beachgoers will have no problem getting to these gorgeous shores. Walter Fletcher Beach is easy to reach, and has great tropical scenery for your Montego Bay beach outing.

Of course, Jamaica has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but a trip to Belvedere Beach could end up a family favorite.

 

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