Beaches in Port Antonio

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It is the beaches of Port Antonio which put it on the map.  Though the waters can sometimes be rough, there is no doubting their almost pristine beauty  – and the fact that they are far less crowded than other resort towns on the island is a bonus that most visitors appreciate.  Here you'll find a mixture of public and private beaches, but even on private shores you can pay for entrance.  

Which Beaches Are Available?

Beaches Map

You'll discover a handful of beaches to visit in the area. Whether you're looking forward to people watching, or you'd rather have more of the beach to yourself, you should be able to find just the right beach. You can click on specific names for more information concerning that beach.

Blue Lagoon: Legend has it that a dragon resides in the bottomless Blue Lagoon, yet still visitors flock to the lagoon each day to experience the breath taking lagoon that was made famous around the world by Jacques Cousteau and Brooke Shields.

Another alternative for beach-goers to consider is Crusoe's Beach. Crusoe's Beach is accessible only by boat.

Navy Island: Navy Island Beach is set on the 64 acre island, which is located off the coast of Port Antonio. Although there are no open facilities or public ferries that currently run to the island, a private boat can be hired to take you on an adventure to this secluded beach.

The beaches in Port Antonio can be seen right below.

Beaches In Port Antonio
Name Location Coast
Blue Lagoon 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Port Antonio East
Crusoe's Beach 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Port Antonio East
Errol Flynn Marina Beach Central Port Antonio North East
Folly Ruins Beach 0.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Port Antonio East
Navy Island 0.5 mi. North of Central Port Antonio East
Port Antonio East Harbour 0.8 mi. East of Central Port Antonio --

Keep in mind, there are plenty of other attraction types available too. To learn more about other attractions for Port Antonio, check out this page.


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