Salem Paradise Beach

On Jamaica's northern shore and popular with boaters, this is a beautiful white sand beach.

Located in Salen, Salem Paradise Beach is on the North coast of Jamaica. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Though there are a lot of choices to be made on vacation, picking the right beach can mean the difference between a stressful and a relaxing afternoon. Jamaica is full of fun options, like Salem Paradise Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

A little off the beaten path, Salem Paradise usually isn't too crowded so it is a good beach for a relaxing afternoon spent sunbathing.

Also, you have the option of trying the restaurant located right on Salem Paradise Beach. There are many types of dining experiences in Jamaica that visitors can partake in, but having a meal on the beach can be especially memorable. Did you know that many hotels are able to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Otherwise, you could easily grab some of Jamaica's famous street food along the way.

There is also a concession stand available. If available, you could also purchase food from one of the local vendors who set up shop at the beach.

Yes, there are public restrooms at Salem Paradise Beach. Additionally, you will have access to umbrellas and chairs here, so guests looking for a shaded area to relax will get their wish. Fortunately, the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you want to see the underwater world.

What's Nearby


Salem Paradise Beach is on the North coast of Jamaica. Runaway Bay Golf Course is within a distance that tourists could probably walk or take a cab to, and it is one of a number of area's attractions.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Salem Paradise Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Runaway Bay Golf Course Golf Course 1.8 mi. WSW Jamaica
Grand Bahia Principe Casino 3.4 mi. W Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Runaway Bay, a town which is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the coast, Runaway Bay isn't far off, about two and a half miles (four kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a reasonable selection of hotel rooms within a car's reach. A list of the closest options are displayed in the following list.

Accommodations near Salem Paradise Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Royal Decameron Club Caribbean 0.3 mi. W Resort
Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort by Curio 1.1 mi. W Resort
Tamarind Tree Resort Hotel 1.3 mi. SW Resort
Runaway Bay Heart Hotel 1.5 mi. WSW Hotel
Silver Creek Resort 1.9 mi. WSW Villa complex
Jewel Runaway Bay Resort 1.9 mi. W Resort
The Cardiff Hotel and Spa 1.9 mi. WSW Resort
Villa Sonaté 2.0 mi. WSW Hotel
Sunflower Beach Resort 2.3 mi. W Cottages
Piper's Cove Resort 2.3 mi. W Resort


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you try a nearby restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, without having to go far. One of the nearest restaurants is Sharkie's. The restaurant has International food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Salem Paradise Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Sharkie's (876) 973-5472 International Very Casual 0.0 mi. W
Just 1 More (876) 568-3599 British Very Casual 0.4 mi. W
Aquamarina Beach Bar & Grill -- American, Jamaican Very Casual 1.1 mi. W
Coral Cafe -- Jamaican Informal 1.1 mi. W
Court Jesters Fire Over Pizza -- Italian Very Casual 1.1 mi. W
Golden Sabre Sushi -- Asian Informal 1.1 mi. W
Jade Samurai -- Japanese Informal 1.1 mi. W
Moonstone by Sophia -- Italian, Mediterranean Informal 1.1 mi. W
Platinum -- Caribbean Fine Dining 1.1 mi. W
L'Escargot (876) 973-5652 European, French, Vegetarian Informal 1.2 mi. W
Aquamarina Beach Bar & Grill (844) 903-1160 American Very Casual 1.9 mi. W
Coral Café (844) 903-1160 Caribbean, Jamaican Very Casual 1.9 mi. W

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Salem Paradise Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also enjoy St. Ann's Bay, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it seven and a half miles to the east. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, Puero Seco Beach may be a good choice. It is located only a cab ride away from the coast.

Another location you may want to try is Runaway Beach, which is located a mile and a half to the west.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in Jamaica; then again, Salem Paradise Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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