Natural Attractions in Port Antonio

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When you look at the list of important natural attractions in Port Antonio, it is easy to see the roll that water plays.  The Blue Lagoon and numerous waterfalls take center stage, and even the ruins of a historic plantation lead the way to a bright beach.  If green space is important to you, there is a part that is perfect for picnicking. 


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Although most visitors are drawn by the beaches, those aren't the only way to experience the natural beauty of the land. Areas near Port Antonio some great choices, including 3 waterfalls.

You may enjoy visiting Somerset Falls, which is found 9.6 mi. West-Northwest of central Port Antonio. This small waterfall my not be magnificent, but it does create a large and refreshing pool great for swimming for the whole family. Then you can board a boat to got to the second waterfall; Hidden Falls and the grotto behind it.

Another place to consider is Tacky Falls. It is located 10.6 mi. West of central Port Antonio. For a truly natural wonder, Tacky Falls is the secluded place to be. This hidden treasure is a mix of nature trail, swimming pool, and water park; it will not be a place you will soon forget, if you can manage to find it.

The following chart enables you to get more information about waterfalls.

Waterfalls Near Port Antonio
Name Type Location
Reach Falls Waterfall 13.9 mi. Southeast of Central Port Antonio
Somerset Falls Waterfall 9.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Port Antonio
Tacky Falls Waterfall 10.6 mi. West of Central Port Antonio


Travelers can visit the local park in Port Antonio.

Neville Antonio Park is located in Port Antonio. This park isn't a major tourist attraction -- just a quiet green space in the heart of town. Most visitors just walk through the park then linger at the nearby Errol Flynn Marina, which offers a relaxing ambiance with a boardwalk, benches, and beautiful views of the water.

Parks In Port Antonio
Name Type Location Island
Neville Antonio Park Park 0.1 mi. South of Central Port Antonio Jamaica

Needless to say, there are a nice selection of types of attractions. To read more about other attractions, follow this link.


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