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.

Located in the outer region of Montego Bay, three quarters of a mile north of downtown, Montego Beach is on the North West coast of Jamaica. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. The beaches found throughout Jamaica are usually fairly quiet, but Montego Beach is the exception.

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, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Since Montego Beach can be found in a hot tourist destination, you might need to hunt to get a spot!

What's Nearby


Montego Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on Jamaica's North West coast; this area boasts other attractions such as Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge, which is three quarters of a mile away.

Historical attractions such as Fort Montego offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Montego Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about Jamaica, without having to go too far from the beach. As a matter of fact, you'll find this spot a mile from this site of historical interest.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there will be more options available in Jamaica. The following table includes 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

Cities and Towns

Tourists at Montego Beach who are hoping to find some additional excitement should think about heading to Montego Bay, because it's in the vicinity and is a particularly busy area of Jamaica. From the beach, Montego Bay isn't far off, maybe a mile (a kilometer and a half).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Because the beach is situated in a fairly popular tourist area, it typically isn't much of a challenge to find the type of hotel you're looking for nearby. If you and your group are wanting to book a place that's near the beach, the table below lists the closest options to Montego Beach.

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
Executive Inn 0.5 mi. E Hotel
El Greco Resort 0.6 mi. S Hotel


A trip to the beach isn't complete until you enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into Jamaica's specialty dishes, without having to go far. One of the closest restaurants is Landings Cafe. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's just a little ways away.

Nearby dining 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

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Montego Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also want to visit Bucaneer Beach, which is located three quarters of a mile to the northeast.

Of course, Jamaica has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Montego Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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