Montego Beach

Situated in the popular resort area of Montego Bay is Montego Beach. There is no better way to spend a vacation day than on one of Jamaica's beautiful beaches, and Montego Beach is one of the best.

Positioned on the outer parts of Montego Bay, three quarters of a mile north of the downtown area, Montego Beach is on the North West edge of Jamaica. You should think about stopping by even if you are not staying particularly close by. The beaches found throughout Jamaica are usually fairly quiet, but Montego Beach is a little different.

How to Access The Beach

Montego Bay is located off Kent Road, just after Sandals Montego Bay and near Sangster International Airport.

Amenities and Ambiance

Taking the shape of a crescent, Montego Beach is edged by a bit of greenery and Kent Rd. Umbrellas dot the white sand, and the water that rolls in softly is a dazzling turquoise.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Since Montego Beach is found inside an active, busy area, you might need to hunt to get a spot!

What's Nearby


Montego Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the North West coast of Jamaica; it's located near attractions like Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge, which is three quarters of a mile away.

History-focused attractions such as Fort Montego are a nice compliment to a soothing day at Montego Beach, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Jamaica's past, without venturing too far from the coast. In fact, you'll find this spot just a walk or cab ride from this site of historical interest.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Montego Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge Slot Machine Arcade 0.7 mi. SSW Jamaica
Caribbean Treasures Gaming Lounge Gambling Arcade 0.8 mi. S Jamaica
Fort Montego Historical Site 1.1 mi. S Jamaica
Montego Civic Center Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center 1.4 mi. S Jamaica
Treasure Hunt Montego Bay Casino 1.8 mi. S Jamaica
Gallery of West Indian Art Art Gallery 3.0 mi. SSE Jamaica
Bellefield Great House Historical Site 3.5 mi. SSE Jamaica
RIU Montego Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 3.5 mi. NE Jamaica
Vegas Gaming Bogue Gambling Arcade 3.7 mi. S Jamaica
SuperClubs Ironshore Golf & Country Club Golf Course 3.9 mi. ENE Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Montego Beach is in the Montego Bay area, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Tourists at Montego Beach who are seeking other opportunities for exploration might want to consider heading over to Montego Bay, because it's in the vicinity and is an especially active area of Jamaica. From the coast, Montego Bay is just up the road, about a mile (a kilometer and a half).


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

Guests looking for a hotel room not far from Montego Beach shouldn't find it very difficult, as there are lots of resorts and hotels to pick from in the surrounding area. You can find the closest hotel booking options by perusing those listed below.

Accommodations near Montego Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Buccaneer Beach Hotel 0.1 mi. NE Hotel
Sandals Carlyle 0.2 mi. S Resort
Tobys Resort 0.2 mi. S Hotel
Hotel Gloriana 0.2 mi. S Hotel
Royal Decameron Montego Beach Hotel 0.3 mi. SSW Resort
Wexford Hotel 0.4 mi. S Hotel
Grandiosa Hotel 0.4 mi. SSE Hotel
Verney's Tropical Resort 0.5 mi. SSE Hotel
Breezes Montego Bay 0.5 mi. SSW Resort
Executive Inn 0.5 mi. E Hotel


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to try foods you've never heard of before, without having to go far. One of the nearest restaurants is Landings Cafe. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's just a little ways away.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Montego Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Landings Cafe (876) 971-3753 -- -- 0.1 mi. NE
The Carlyle (876) 952-4140 Eclectic Informal 0.2 mi. S
Rosella’s Restaurant (876) 952-2854 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 0.4 mi. S
Grandiosa Hotel Restaurant (876) 979-3205 -- Informal 0.4 mi. SSE
Groovy Grouper Beach Bar & Grill (876) 952-8287 Jamaican Very Casual 0.5 mi. SSW
Sea View Restaurant and Bar (876) 940-6116 American, Jamaican Informal 0.6 mi. S
Chilitos Mexican Restaurant (876) 952-4615 -- -- 0.6 mi. SSW
The Brewery (876) 940-2433 English, Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Biggs's BBQ (876) 952-9488 American, Jamaican Very Casual 0.7 mi. SSW
Burger King - Gloucester Ave. -- American Very Casual 0.8 mi. SSW
The Pelican (876) 952-3171 Jamaican Informal 0.8 mi. S
The Waterfall Restaurant (876) 952-4420 International, Jamaican Informal 0.8 mi. S

Other Beaches

Of course, Montego Beach is just one of many beaches you might like in Jamaica.

Vacationers may also want to visit Bucaneer Beach, located three quarters of a mile away.

Jamaica offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and Montego Beach is just one of the many options.


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