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.

Set in the western outskirts of Negril, Negril North Beach is on the West coast of Jamaica. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Vacationers who prefer to walk rather than drive around Jamaica will probably like Negril North Beach. It's convenient to nearby hotels and attractions since it isn't far from the city's major hubs.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Since Negril North Beach is of course found within an active, busy area, you'll want to plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Jamaica's West coast. It is near some interesting sites like Z Images Art Gallery, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is among the area's attractions.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.

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
Kool Runnings Waterpark Amusement/Theme Park 3.8 mi. NNE Jamaica
Hedonism II Casino Slot Machine Arcade 4.3 mi. N Jamaica
RIU Tropical Bay Game Room Slot Machine Arcade 4.9 mi. NNE Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Negril North Beach is very close to Negril, so walking the city is a definite option. The closest town is Negril, which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the shore, Negril is just up the road, maybe three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Visitors trying to find a hotel room close to Negril North Beach won't find it that tough, as there are lots of hotels and resorts to choose from in the area. Find the closest, most convenient booking options by looking over those shown in the table below.

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


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to try an area restaurant, where you can sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the closest places to eat is Canoe Beach Bar & Grill. The restaurant has a menu featuring Jamaican cuisine. They are also known for their seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a little ways away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the table below.

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

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Negril North Beach.

If the active mood at Negril North Beach is one of the features you love, think about checking out Green Island East Beach, another destination with a good amount of excitement. You'll find it nine miles to the northeast. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Hi Lo Beach is a location which doesn't host as many visitors. You'll find it just a little ways away.

You might also want to visit Bloody Bay, which is located reasonably close-by, which means a short ride in a taxi can take you where you want to go.

There's plenty to see and do in Jamaica, and paying a visit to Negril North Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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