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 might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Although travel usually involves making dozens of little decisions, choosing a beach that suits your family could be one of the most important. Belvedere Beach is one of many fun beaches in Jamaica to consider.

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, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

You should remember that the area right around Belvedere Beach is a bustling area, so plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on Jamaica's North West coast; the area is home to other attractions such as Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge, which is only a short distance away, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.

If you want to learn more about the history of Jamaica, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Fort Montego, which is a short taxi trip or walk away from the coast.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Jamaica. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Belvedere Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
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
Gallery of West Indian Art Art Gallery 1.7 mi. SSE Jamaica
Saba Art Gallery & Frames Art Gallery 2.4 mi. E Jamaica
Bellefield Great House Historical Site 2.8 mi. SE Jamaica
Treasure Hunt Montego Bay Casino 2.9 mi. NE Jamaica
Ahhh Ras Natango Gallery Art Gallery 5.5 mi. SE Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Belvedere Beach tourists hoping to find other opportunities for exploration might think about heading to Montego Bay, because it's not far away and is an especially active area of Jamaica. From Belvedere Beach, Montego Bay isn't far off, about three quarters of a mile (a kilometer).


How many other people you encounter at Belvedere Beach will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Since this beach is in a relatively popular vacation destination, it typically isn't all that tough to find the type of hotel you're looking for nearby. If you are hoping to book a place that's near the beach, the following table shows the accommodations closest to Belvedere Beach.

Accommodations near Belvedere Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Altamont West Hotel 0.1 mi. SE Hotel
Doctor's Cave Beach Hotel 0.3 mi. N Resort
Caribic House 0.3 mi. N Guest house
El Greco Resort 0.4 mi. NNE Hotel
Deja Resort 0.4 mi. N Resort
S Hotel Jamaica 0.5 mi. N Resort
Wexford Hotel 0.5 mi. N Hotel
Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach 0.5 mi. N Resort
Grandiosa Hotel 0.6 mi. NE Hotel
Royal Decameron Montego Beach Hotel 0.6 mi. N Resort


A trip to the beach isn't complete until you enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the closest places to eat is The Pelican. This restaurant has a menu featuring Jamaican cuisine. They are also known for their seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's not far off the beach at all.

A list of nearby restaurants is listed below.

Restaurants near Belvedere Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Pelican (876) 952-3171 Jamaican Informal 0.1 mi. N
Marguerites Seafood By the Sea (876) 952-4777 Caribbean Informal 0.2 mi. N
Bubble & Spice (876) 615-3717 Jamaican Informal 0.2 mi. N
MoBay Proper (876) 940-1233 Jamaican Very Casual 0.4 mi. SE
Sea View Restaurant (876) 965-2685 American, Jamaican Informal 0.4 mi. N
Sea View Restaurant and Bar (876) 940-6116 American, Jamaican Informal 0.4 mi. NNE
Margaritaville Montego Bay (876) 952-4777 American Very Casual 0.4 mi. SE
KFC Harbour Street -- American Very Casual 0.5 mi. SE
Rosella’s Restaurant (876) 952-2854 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 0.5 mi. N
Pizza Hut - Harbour St 971-5380 American, Italian Very Casual 0.5 mi. SE
Lee's Pizza (876) 952-5337 International Very Casual 0.5 mi. SE
Grandiosa Hotel Restaurant (876) 979-3205 -- Informal 0.6 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Belvedere Beach.

Vacationers may also want to visit Walter Fletcher Beach, located a few hundred yards to the south-southeast. 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.

There's plenty to see and do in Jamaica, and paying a visit to Belvedere Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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