Negril North Beach

Negril North is a relatively quiet stretch of sand in Negril. Visitors to this beach spend their time relaxing in the warm sand and swimming or snorkeling in the cool waters. Rest and relaxation is easy to find at Negril North.

Located in the western outskirts of Negril, Negril North Beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You should think about stopping by even if you are not staying in the vicinity. If you prefer to escape the buzz of the city, it's good to know that Jamaica has plenty of secluded beaches. This atmosphere is not for everyone, though. If you seek a fun and active spot, you're more likely to have fun at Negril North Beach, which is closer to all the action.

How to Access The Beach
Negril North Beach is located right at the junction of Westland Mountain Road and West End Road.

Amenities and Ambiance

Negril North is a short stretch of tan sand backed by West End Road, and lined with some greenery and several buildings. The water is a deep aquamarine, closer to green than blue, and to the west is a pier that juts out into the sea.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Since Negril North Beach can be located inside a tourist hotspot, you might need to hunt to get a spot!

What's Nearby


Negril North Beach is on Jamaica's West coast; this area boasts other attractions such as Z Images Art Gallery, which is only a short distance away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Negril North Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Z Images Art Gallery Art Gallery 0.6 mi. E Jamaica
Jungle Negril Slot Machine Arcade 1.8 mi. NE Jamaica
Negril Watershed Protection Area Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.9 mi. S Jamaica
Negril Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.1 mi. S Jamaica
Maximum Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.4 mi. NE Jamaica
Negril Hills Golf Club Golf Course 2.6 mi. E Jamaica
RIU Tropical Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 4.9 mi. NNE Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Negril North Beach is in the Negril area, so walking the city is a definite option. Negril is the closest city and is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the beach, Negril isn't far off, about three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. You can typically expect to share the sand with more than a few other guests who are staying close by.

Because the beach is located in a fairly touristed area, it is not typically very tough to find a hotel nearby that suits you tastes. For those hoping to get a place that's near the water, the following table shows the accommodation options closest to Negril North Beach.

Accommodations near Negril North Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Eddie's Tigress Two 0.1 mi. SW Hotel
Heart Beat Resort 0.3 mi. W Cottages
The Spa Retreat 0.3 mi. W Cottages
Jackie's On The Reef 0.3 mi. W Resort
New Moon Cottages 0.4 mi. WSW Cottages
Home Sweet Home Seaside Resort 0.5 mi. WSW Resort
Cotton Tree Hotel 0.5 mi. E Hotel
Blue Cave Castle Hotel 0.6 mi. WSW Hotel
Samsara Hotel 0.7 mi. WSW Resort
Xtabi On the Cliffs 0.9 mi. SW Resort


If you need to grab a bite to eat around midday, this beach has you covered, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is Canoe Beach Bar & Grill. This restaurant has Jamaican cuisine. They're also renowned for their seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a short distance away.

The following table provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Negril North Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Canoe Beach Bar & Grill (876) 957-4814 Jamaican -- 0.0 mi. ENE
German Bar and Grill (876) 471-6493 German Very Casual 0.0 mi. WNW
Easy Rock Bar & Grill (876) 957-0816 -- -- 0.1 mi. W
Jessie's Coffee Shop (876) 792-0446 -- -- 0.1 mi. W
Swordfish Restaurant (876) 277-2904 Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Thatch Hut Bar And Grill -- -- -- 0.1 mi. SW
Evrytyme Cafe (876) 619-1152 -- -- 0.2 mi. W
Chicken Lavish (876) 957-4410 Caribbean Very Casual 0.2 mi. W
Blue Water Gelato -- -- -- 0.2 mi. W
Tayon's Jerk Chicken -- Jamaican Very Casual 0.4 mi. WSW
Jenny's Cakes -- -- -- 0.4 mi. WSW
Sunset After Dark (876) 286-1061 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.4 mi. E

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches in Jamaica besides Negril North Beach worth visiting.

Another location you might enjoy is Green Island East Beach, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it nine miles to the northeast. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Seven Mile Beach is an area secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. You'll find it not far off the beach at all.

Another location you may want to try is Bloody Bay, which is located four and a half miles away.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, taking a swim at Negril North Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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