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 on the outer parts of Montego Bay, three quarters of a mile north of downtown, Montego Beach is on the North West coast of Jamaica. You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying very close. Travelers who like to see and do as much as they can will probably enjoy this beach due to its busy, urban location. Actually, Montego Beach would be great for guests staying in nearby hotels, and people who thrive in crowds of fellow visitors.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Don't forget that Montego Beach's location is highly urbanized, so make sure to get a spot!

What's Nearby

Attractions

Montego Beach is on Jamaica's North West coast. Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is among the popular spots in the area.

Historic attractions, including Fort Montego, offer a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Montego Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Jamaica. As a matter of fact, this shore is just a short distance away from this interesting historical site.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Montego Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Coral Cliff Gaming Lounge Slot Machine Arcade 0.7 mi. SSW 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 2.2 mi. ENE Jamaica
Saba Art Gallery & Frames Art Gallery 2.4 mi. ESE Jamaica
Gallery of West Indian Art Art Gallery 2.5 mi. S Jamaica
Bellefield Great House Historical Site 3.5 mi. SSE Jamaica
Ahhh Ras Natango Gallery Art Gallery 6.1 mi. SE Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Montego Beach is near Montego Bay, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Tourists at Montego Beach who are looking for further attractions might want to think about going to Montego Bay, which is nearby and is a particularly busy area of Jamaica. From the coast, Montego Bay is a quick trip away, roughly a mile (a kilometer and a half).

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Since this beach is situated in a relatively popular tourist area, it is not typically that tough to find exactly the type of hotel you're looking for close-by. For those looking to get a place that's near the ocean, the table below lists the closest accommodation options to Montego Beach.

Accommodations near Montego Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Tobys Resort 0.2 mi. S Hotel
Hotel Gloriana 0.2 mi. S Hotel
Royal Decameron Montego Beach Hotel 0.3 mi. SSW Resort
Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach 0.4 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
S Hotel Jamaica 0.5 mi. SSW Resort
Deja Resort 0.5 mi. SSW Resort
El Greco Resort 0.6 mi. S Hotel

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the closest restaurants is Toby's Good Eats. This restaurant serves both International and Jamaican cuisines. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's just a short distance away.

The following table lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Montego Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Toby's Good Eats (876) 952-4370 International, Jamaican Very Casual 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
Sea View Restaurant (876) 965-2685 American, Jamaican Informal 0.5 mi. S
Sea View Restaurant and Bar (876) 940-6116 American, Jamaican Informal 0.6 mi. S
Bubble & Spice (876) 615-3717 Jamaican Informal 0.7 mi. SSW
Marguerites Seafood By the Sea (876) 952-4777 Caribbean Informal 0.7 mi. SSW
The Pelican (876) 952-3171 Jamaican Informal 0.8 mi. S
MoBay Proper (876) 940-1233 Jamaican Very Casual 1.1 mi. S
Margaritaville Montego Bay (876) 952-4777 American Very Casual 1.2 mi. S
Lee's Pizza (876) 952-5337 International Very Casual 1.2 mi. S
KFC Harbour Street -- American Very Casual 1.2 mi. S

Other Beaches

Jamaica has several beautiful beaches, so if Montego Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

You might also want to visit Bucaneer Beach, located within a short distance.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in Jamaica, and paying a visit to Montego Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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