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.  

Beach Choices In The Area

Beaches Map

There are a small variety of beaches to choose from in the area. Regardless of whether you prefer being around other people, or you enjoy relaxing in a secluded area, you can find a beach that fits your preferences. Just click on individual names for more information concerning that part of the coast.

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.

A second location that beach-goers can consider is Crusoe's Beach. Crusoe's Beach is accessible only by boat.

Navy Island: Navy Island is only accessible by boat.

The following chart has more details concerning the beaches located in the area.

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 --

If you would prefer having a wider selection of attractions beyond just these, you should think about other possibilities. Read this article concerning even more attractions if you need additional facts.


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