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 will find a good group of beaches to enjoy in the area. Whether you prefer being around other people, or you prefer a more secluded spot, you can find a beach that appeals to you. You can click on the name of each beach to get additional information about that section of the coast.

Blue Lagoon: There are two main ways to get to the Blue Lagoon. The most popular method is to take a narrow road off A4 with signs directing you to the lagoon.

Another alternative to consider is Crusoe's Beach. Crusoe's Beach features white sand and bright aquamarine waters, with thick greenery lining the edge of the beach.

Navy Island: Navy Island is only accessible by boat.

The beaches in Port Antonio are displayed in the following chart.

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 that Port Antonio has other attractions. To read about other other attractions for Port Antonio, click here.


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