Golf Beach

Not far from the Montego Bay Convention Centre is Golf Beach. Not one of the most popular beaches amongst tourists, Golf Beach is a great locale for vacationers who want to escape the crowds.

Located in the vicinity of Montego Bay, 2.8 miles northwest of Spot Valley, Golf Beach is on the North West coast of Jamaica. You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. There aren't many beaches in Jamaica like Golf Beach; it's well-equipped with nearby activity, but surprisingly, it's never really too crowded. If you're not interested in Jamaica's completely quiet and hidden beaches, but don't want to be inundated with noisy crowds, this beach is right in the middle.

How to Access The Beach
You can access Golf Beach by taking a number of dirt side roads off Norman Manely Boulevard.

Amenities and Ambiance

Backed by trees and a grassy area, Golf Beach is a small stretch of blindingly white sand with azure waters.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North West coast of Jamaica. It's located near Cinnamon Hill Course, which is found a half mile away, and it is among the the area's interesting attractions.

If you're intrigued by Jamaica's history, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. One attraction of this sort is Rose Hall Plantation, which is a half mile away.

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

Activities and Attractions Near Golf Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cinnamon Hill Course Golf Course 0.4 mi. SSE Jamaica
Montego Bay Convention Centre Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center 0.4 mi. SW Jamaica
Rose Hall Plantation Historical Site 0.5 mi. SSW Jamaica
White Witch Course Golf Course 1.2 mi. SSW Jamaica
Half Moon Golf Club Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center 1.2 mi. W Jamaica
Half Moon Golf Course Golf Course 1.4 mi. W Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Golf Beach guests looking for other interesting places to see might want to consider heading over to Montego Bay, which is in the vicinity and is a particularly busy area of Jamaica. From the beach, Montego Bay is located roughly seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) away.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

There is a nice assortment of resorts and hotels to pick from close to Golf Beach. The most accessible of which can be viewed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Golf Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Sea Castles Beach Condos 0.4 mi. ESE Resort
Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa 0.4 mi. ESE Resort
Jewel Grande 0.8 mi. W Resort
Hyatt Zilara 1.1 mi. W Resort
Half Moon Royal Villas 1.5 mi. W Resort
Milbrooks Resort 1.8 mi. WSW Resort
Half Moon Club 2.0 mi. W Resort
Holiday Inn Resort in Rose Hall 2.7 mi. W Resort
Ocean View Villa 2.8 mi. WSW Guest house
Cariblue Hotel and Scuba Resort 3.4 mi. W Hotel


When you're starving for a midday meal, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you don't have to go far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is Luna di Mare. This restaurant serves delicious Italian food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their pasta. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's not far off the beach at all.

A list of nearby restaurants is included in the following table.

Restaurants near Golf Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Luna di Mare (876) 953-2650 Italian Fine Dining 0.4 mi. ESE
Fresh (876) 953-2650 International Informal 0.4 mi. ESE
Luna Di Mare (876) 953-2650 Italian Fine Dining 0.4 mi. ESE
Three Palms Restaurant (876) 953-2650 International, Mediterranean Fine Dining 0.4 mi. ESE
Mangoes (876) 917-9817 International Very Casual 0.4 mi. ESE
Petit Pariz (876) 953-2800 French Fine Dining 1.1 mi. W
Fuzion (876) 953-2800 Asian Fusion Informal 1.2 mi. W
Seagrape Terrace Restaurant (876) 953-2211 Jamaican Informal 2.4 mi. W
Il Giardino Restaurant (888) 830-5974 Italian Informal 2.4 mi. W
Scotchies (876) 953-3301 Jamaican Very Casual 3.1 mi. W
Coffee n Cream Cafe (976) 953-4588 American -- 4.3 mi. W
Mystic India (876) 953-9460 Indian, Indonesian Informal 4.3 mi. W

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from in Jamaica, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Travelers may also want to consider St Bran's Burg Beach, located only a short distance away.

Jamaica offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, so visiting Golf Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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