Lots of people plan to spend their vacations in Jamaica simply because they want to experience the fabulous beaches that the region is known for. If you are a big beach fan, Golden Sands Beach Cottage has what you need. This site is set on the shore, so visitors can spend their whole trip soaking up the sun if they want.
Naturally, since Golden Sands Beach Cottage is positioned directly on Frenchman's Bay, relaxing on the sand is one of the main attractions here. Frenchman's Bay is one of four bays that make up the Treasure Beach area of Jamaica. Although Frenchman's Bay remains relatively secluded and underpopulated now, it is fast becoming a popular tourist spot. For those who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the names below to read our detailed article:
|Billy Bay||1.8||WNW||1.8 mi. West-Northwest of Treasure Beach|
|Treasure Beach||2.2||SE||Treasure Beach|
|Starve Gut Bay||3.7||NW||3.6 mi. Northwest of Treasure Beach|
Billy Bay is the closest choice to consider near this property. Along a rocky stretch of sand on the southern coast of Jamaica sits the beautiful Billy Bay. It is one of five Bays located in the fishing village of Treasure Beach.
If instead you're looking for a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Starve Gut Bay might be worth a visit. This beach sits on Starve Guy Bay and is surrounded by interesting topography and cliffs. The sand is darker than the dazzling white sand found on the other side of the island but is soft and cool on your feet. You can find it located just a quick cab ride away.
Stopping by a community or town near your resort can add some depth to your vacation experience, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or sampling some of the region's most amazing cuisine. Golden Sands Beach Cottage can be found near the middle of downtown Treasure Beach,
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Golden Sands Beach Cottage.
|downtown Treasure Beach||0.0||NW|
No matter what kind of vacation you want to have, you won't be at a loss for things to see and do at several different spots around the area. Even though there are only a few attractions within walking distance of the resort, there are some options, like Lover's Leap Lighthouse, which is one of the closest.
More details about nearby attractions are in the following table:
|Lover's Leap Lighthouse||Lighthouse||7.0||E||Yardley Chase|
|Jamaica Fun Farm||Museum||13.3||N||E Lacovia|
|Park||16.4||NW||6.0 mi. West of Black River|
|Bloomfield Great House||Historical Site||19.5||NE||Mandeville|
|YS Falls||Waterfall||19.1||N||8.6 mi. North of Black River|
|Apple Valley Park||Park||19.2||N||10.8 mi. Northeast of Black River|
If you're looking for somewhere interesting to go, Lover's Leap Lighthouse might be worth a visit. The newest lighthouse on the island, this is actually the highest lighthouse in the western hemisphere. Tourists can hike to the spot and take in the structure as well as enjoy the view.
When you're choosing a place to stay, it can often be smart to learn about nearby lodging possibilities in order to get a feel for the area. Although there are only a handful of other resort and hotel options in this part of Jamaica, its quiet surroundings make it a nice choice for guests looking to enjoy a peaceful getaway. The table that follows lists all the hotel booking possibilities available close-by.
|Treasure Beach Hotel||0.2||NW||Treasure Beach, Jamaica|
|Jake's Resort||0.3||SSE||Treasure Beach, Jamaica|
|Two Seasons Guest House||0.7||NW||Treasure Beach, Jamaica|
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