Mahee Bay Beach

Set between two sprawling resorts, you can bet that Mahee Bay Beach sees a good deal of tourism. Still, many agree that the beauty of the beach makes it worth braving the crowd.

Located in the vicinity of Montego Bay, Mahee Bay Beach is on the North West coast of Jamaica. You should think about stopping by whether or not you are staying nearby. Mahee Bay Beach is one of those beaches which is rarely too crowded, but it's not completely quiet and secluded either.

How to Access The Beach
Mahee Bay Beach is located just off Norman Manley between Riu Montego Bay and Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort and Private Island.

Amenities and Ambiance

White sand powders the shores of Mahee Bay Beach, which features startling turquoise waters.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Since Mahee Bay Beach happens to be found within an area popular for visitors., you'll want to plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North West coast of Jamaica. It is near some interesting sites like RIU Montego Bay Game Room, which is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is one of a few favorite destinations in the area.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Jamaica, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Fort Montego, which is accessed quickly by taking a cab.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Mahee Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
RIU Montego Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 0.2 NE Jamaica
Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge Slot Machine Arcade 3.9 SW Jamaica
Caribbean Treasures Gaming Lounge Gambling Arcade 3.9 SW Jamaica
Fort Montego Historical Site 3.9 SW Jamaica
Montego Civic Center Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center 4.0 SW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Mahee Bay Beach guests hoping to find other opportunities for exploration might think about heading over to Montego Bay, which is in the vicinity and is a particularly busy area of Jamaica. From the beach, Montego Bay is just up the road, about three and a half miles (six kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of vacationers who are staying in the area.

Because the beach is situated in a pretty popular tourist destination, it typically isn't very tough to find just the right kind of hotel nearby. If you and your group are looking to get a place that's on or near the water, the table that follows shows the accommodation options closest to Mahee Bay Beach.

Accommodations near Mahee Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cariblue Beach Hotel and Scuba Diving Resort -- -- Hotel
Hotel Riu Montego Bay 0.2 mi. NE Resort
Sandals Royal Caribbean 0.2 mi. NE Resort
Coyaba Beach Resort & Club 0.7 mi. E Resort
Ocean View Villa -- -- Guest house
Sandals Montego Bay 1.5 mi. WSW Resort
Tropical Court Hotel 2.3 mi. SW Hotel
Relax Resort 2.5 mi. SW Hotel
Executive Inn 2.9 mi. SW Hotel
Buccaneer Beach Hotel 3.2 mi. WSW Hotel


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Mahee Bay Beach; you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest restaurants is Mystic India. The restaurant serves both Indian and Indonesian dishes on the menu. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's only a short distance away.

A few nearby dining options are listed below.

Restaurants near Mahee Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Mystic India (876) 953-9460 Indian, Indonesian Informal 0.3 mi. SE
Coffee n Cream Cafe (976) 953-4588 American -- 0.3 mi. SE
Dock's Bar and Grill (876) 953-9150 Eclectic Informal 0.7 mi. E
The Polo Grounds (876) 953-9150 Eclectic Informal 0.7 mi. E
The Vineyard Montego Bay (876) 953-9150 Caribbean Informal 0.7 mi. E
Scotchies (876) 953-3301 Jamaican Very Casual 1.4 mi. E
Bayside Restaurant (876) 903-3323 International Informal 1.5 mi. WSW
Island Juices (876) 953-3009 -- -- 1.5 mi. E
Il Giardino Restaurant (888) 830-5974 Italian Informal 2.1 mi. E
Seagrape Terrace Restaurant (876) 953-2211 Jamaican Informal 2.1 mi. E
Julia's Italian Restaurant (876) 952-1772 Italian -- -- --
Prince of Wales Pub (876) 953-9770 English Informal 2.8 mi. E

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Mahee Bay Beach.

You might also want to visit Bucaneer Beach, located two and a half miles away.

Perhaps Mahee Bay Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, Jamaica offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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