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 edge of Jamaica. You might want whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. At Mahee Bay Beach, the shore has a private, secluded quality, yet it's not far from some of the town's major hot spots.

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, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Since Mahee Bay Beach happens to be located inside a major tourist area, you might need to hunt to get a spot!

What's Nearby


Found on Jamaica's North West coast; the area is home to other attractions such as Treasure Hunt Montego Bay, which is a mile away.

Historic attractions, including Fort Montego, offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Mahee Bay Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about Jamaica, if you enjoy exploring unfamiliar places. In fact, this coastline is located four miles to the south west of this place of historical interest.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Mahee Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Treasure Hunt Montego Bay Casino 1.1 SW Jamaica
Saba Art Gallery & Frames Art Gallery 2.9 S Jamaica
Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge Slot Machine 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 is very close to Montego Bay, so walking the city is a definite option. Mahee Bay Beach guests hoping to find a little additional excitement will want to think about checking out Montego Bay, which is nearby and is an active, busy area. From the shore, Montego Bay is a fairly short distance away, maybe three and a half miles (six kilometers).


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty 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.

Because this beach is in a pretty touristed area, it typically isn't all that difficult to find a hotel close-by that suits your needs. If you and your party are hoping to book a place that's on or near the water, the following table lists the options closest to Mahee Bay Beach.

Accommodations near Mahee Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Riu Montego Bay 0.2 mi. NE Resort
Sandals Royal Caribbean 0.2 mi. NE Resort
Coyaba Beach Resort 0.7 mi. E Resort
Sandals Montego Bay 1.5 mi. WSW Resort
Tropical Court Hotel 2.3 mi. SW Hotel
Relax Resort 2.5 mi. SW Hotel
Verney's Tropical Resort 3.3 mi. SW Hotel
Grandiosa Hotel 3.4 mi. SW Hotel
Hotel Gloriana 3.4 mi. SW Hotel
Brandon Hill Guest House 3.4 mi. SSW Hotel


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to eat at an area restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the closest restaurants is Mystic India. The restaurant offers both Indian and Indonesian cuisines. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's not far off the beach at all.

A list of nearby restaurants is included in the following table.

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
Scotchies (876) 953-3301 Jamaican Very Casual 1.4 mi. E
Bayside Restaurant (876) 903-3323 International Informal 1.5 mi. WSW
Il Giardino Restaurant (888) 830-5974 Italian Informal 2.1 mi. E
Seagrape Terrace Restaurant (876) 953-2211 Jamaican Informal 2.1 mi. E
Fuzion (876) 953-2800 Asian Fusion Informal 3.2 mi. E
Petit Pariz (876) 953-2800 French Fine Dining 3.3 mi. E
Grandiosa Hotel Restaurant (876) 979-3205 -- Informal 3.4 mi. SW
Toby's Good Eats (876) 952-4370 International, Jamaican Very Casual 3.4 mi. SW
Rosella’s Restaurant (876) 952-2854 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 3.6 mi. SW
Sea View Restaurant and Bar (876) 940-6116 American, Jamaican Informal 3.6 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them in Jamaica will have lots of options besides Mahee Bay Beach.

Vacationers may also want to visit Bucaneer Beach, which is located two and a half miles to the west-southwest.

Jamaica has a lot to offer its visitors, but visiting Mahee Bay Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in Jamaica even more memorable.


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