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.
Situated in the vicinity of Montego Bay, Mahee Bay Beach is on the North West edge of Jamaica. You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Seclusion and privacy are the features which most exemplify Jamaica's beaches, but Mahee Bay Beach is a little different. You'll still find it has a calm, serene mood, but you can visit without having to be too far removed from the city's activity.
Mahee Bay Beach is located just off Norman Manley between Riu Montego Bay and Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort and Private Island.
White sand powders the shores of Mahee Bay Beach, which features startling turquoise waters.
Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.
Since Mahee Bay Beach is located within a major tourist area, you'll want to plan accordingly.
Visitors will find this beach on Jamaica's North West coast. It is near, which is located a quarter mile away, and it is one of a few the area's interesting attractions.
If you want to learn more about the history of Jamaica, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Fort Montego, which is four miles away.
There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.
|Slot Machine Arcade||0.2 mi.||NE||Jamaica|
|SuperClubs Ironshore Golf & Country Club||Golf Course||0.8 mi.||E||Jamaica|
|Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge||Slot Machine Arcade||3.9 mi.||SW||Jamaica|
|Caribbean Treasures Gaming Lounge||Gambling Arcade||3.9 mi.||SW||Jamaica|
|Fort Montego||Historical Site||3.9 mi.||SW||Jamaica|
|Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center||4.0 mi.||SW||Jamaica|
|Treasure Hunt Montego Bay||Casino||4.2 mi.||SW||Jamaica|
|Gallery of West Indian Art||Art Gallery||4.8 mi.||SSW||Jamaica|
|Bellefield Great House||Historical Site||5.0 mi.||S||Jamaica|
|Gambling Arcade||5.7 mi.||SSW||Jamaica|
Mahee Bay Beach tourists looking for further attractions might want to consider going to Montego Bay, because it's nearby and is an area full of activity. From the coast, Montego Bay is just up the road, maybe three and a half miles (six kilometers).
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full nearby hotel rooms are. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.
Beach-goers looking to find a room close to the beach shouldn't have a tough time, as there are plenty of hotels to pick from nearby. Find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by viewing what's shown below.
|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|
|Buccaneer Beach Hotel||3.2 mi.||WSW||Hotel|
If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. Mystic India is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant offers 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 just a little ways away.
Some nearby restaurant options are shown below.
|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|
|(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|
Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Mahee Bay Beach.
Another location you may want to try is Bucaneer Beach, located within a couple of miles.
Of course, Jamaica has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Mahee Bay Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.
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