Dead End Beach

Many people find laying back and watching airplanes fly overhead to be an awe inspiring and even relaxing experience. At Dead End Beach, not only will you get to spend your day sun bathing and swimming, but the beach is located so near the airport that you can watch as countless planes land nearby.

Located toward the outskirts of Montego Bay, a mile north of the "downtown" area, Dead End Beach is on the North West edge of Jamaica. You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers who prefer walking over driving to their next destination will find that Dead End Beach is a good choice for them. It's within walking distance of so many hotels and activities, and is located in a pretty major tourist area.

How to Access The Beach

Dead End Beach is located behind Airport Norwood. Take Norman Manely Boulevard to Sunset Boulevard, and then Kent Avenue. The beach is just beyond Sandals Montego Bay.

Amenities and Ambiance

Dead End Beach is backed by a slightly busy road, and shortly thereafter the airport. This makes the beach itself a thin ribbon of white sand that leads to relatively calm aquamarine 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 surrounding Dead End Beach is is a much-visited area, so plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


Dead End Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the North West coast of Jamaica. It is near Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge, which is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab, and it is among the attractions close-by.

If you're intrigued by Jamaica's history, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Fort Montego, which is one and a quarter miles to the south.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Dead End Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge Slot Machine Arcade 1.0 mi. SSW Jamaica
Caribbean Treasures Gaming Lounge Gambling Arcade 1.0 mi. S Jamaica
Fort Montego Historical Site 1.3 mi. S Jamaica
Montego Civic Center Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center 1.6 mi. S Jamaica
Treasure Hunt Montego Bay Casino 2.0 mi. S Jamaica
Gallery of West Indian Art Art Gallery 3.2 mi. SSE Jamaica
RIU Montego Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 3.3 mi. ENE Jamaica
Bellefield Great House Historical Site 3.6 mi. SSE Jamaica
SuperClubs Ironshore Golf & Country Club Golf Course 3.8 mi. ENE Jamaica
Vegas Gaming Bogue Gambling Arcade 3.9 mi. S Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Those visiting Dead End Beach who are hoping to find some additional excitement might want to think about heading over to Montego Bay, which is not far away and is an especially active area of Jamaica. From the coast, Montego Bay is a fairly short distance away, about one and a quarter miles (two kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Beach-goers looking for a hotel room near the beach shouldn't find it very difficult, as there are lots of hotels to choose from in the surrounding area. You can find the closest and most convenient booking options by perusing what's shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Dead End Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Buccaneer Beach Hotel 0.1 mi. S Hotel
Sandals Carlyle 0.4 mi. S Resort
Tobys Resort 0.4 mi. SSW Hotel
Hotel Gloriana 0.4 mi. S Hotel
Executive Inn 0.5 mi. SE Hotel
Royal Decameron Montego Beach Hotel 0.5 mi. SSW Resort
Verney's Tropical Resort 0.6 mi. S Hotel
Grandiosa Hotel 0.6 mi. S Hotel
Wexford Hotel 0.6 mi. S Hotel
Breezes Montego Bay 0.7 mi. SSW Resort


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Dead End Beach; you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the nearest places to eat is Landings Cafe. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a little ways away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Dead End Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Landings Cafe (876) 971-3753 -- -- 0.1 mi. S
The Carlyle (876) 952-4140 Eclectic Informal 0.4 mi. S
Grandiosa Hotel Restaurant (876) 979-3205 -- Informal 0.6 mi. S
Rosella’s Restaurant (876) 952-2854 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 0.6 mi. S
Groovy Grouper Beach Bar & Grill (876) 952-8287 Jamaican Very Casual 0.7 mi. SSW
Sea View Restaurant and Bar (876) 940-6116 American, Jamaican Informal 0.8 mi. S
Chilitos Mexican Restaurant (876) 952-4615 -- -- 0.8 mi. SSW
The Brewery (876) 940-2433 English, Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Biggs's BBQ (876) 952-9488 American, Jamaican Very Casual 1.0 mi. SSW
Burger King - Gloucester Ave. -- American Very Casual 1.0 mi. SSW
The Pelican (876) 952-3171 Jamaican Informal 1.0 mi. S
The Waterfall Restaurant (876) 952-4420 International, Jamaican Informal 1.0 mi. S

Other Beaches

Jamaica has several beautiful beaches, so if Dead End Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

You may also enjoy Bucaneer Beach, which is located a half mile away.

Maybe Dead End Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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