Travelers visiting this area of Jamaica almost always stroll one of the region's amazing beaches. Unfortunately, this location does not offer a beachfront location. Guests seeking peace and quiet will be very happy with Jake's Resort, but should be willing to travel a little bit farther to get to the beach. You can also enjoy close proximity to nearby beaches.
Each stop along on the coast has distinct characteristics that might be exactly suited to your style of travel; then again, some may not be as pleasing to you. These choices are each worth investigating. Click the names below to view our detailed article:
|Frenchman's Bay||0.4||NW||Downtown Treasure Beach|
|Treasure Beach||2.0||SE||Treasure Beach|
|Billy Bay||2.0||NW||1.8 mi. West-Northwest of Treasure Beach|
|Starve Gut Bay||3.9||NW||3.6 mi. Northwest of Treasure Beach|
The most convenient one to visit is Frenchman's Bay. Because this beach is a moderate distance away, you really won't have to go far to enjoy a beautiful shoreline. 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.
If you're looking for a more secluded and private beach scene, Starve Gut Bay may be just what you're looking for. 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 four miles northwest of the resort.
Travelers who want to know a little bit more about the area's important features may be wondering how close (or far) the closest neighboring town or city is from their accommodations. Jake's Resort is located in downtown Treasure Beach,
The following table contains a listing of areas near Jake's Resort:
|downtown Treasure Beach||0.3||NNW|
Whether you're intrigued by historical sites or just the natural beauty of sea, you'll find lots of fun attractions to keep you busy all across the area. Although there aren't many attractions located near the resort, there are some options, like Lover's Leap Lighthouse, which is one of the closest ones.
This option and more are detailed in the following table:
|Lover's Leap Lighthouse||Lighthouse||6.9||E||Yardley Chase|
|Jamaica Fun Farm||Museum||13.6||N||E Lacovia|
|Park||16.7||NW||6.0 mi. West of Black River|
|Bloomfield Great House||Historical Site||19.6||NE||Mandeville|
|YS Falls||Waterfall||19.4||N||8.6 mi. North of Black River|
|Apple Valley Park||Park||19.4||N||10.8 mi. Northeast of Black River|
If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, 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 deciding where to stay, it can often be smart to learn more about nearby lodging options as a way to get a better feel for the region. Even though you'll only find a handful of other resort and hotel options right around Jake's Resort, its quiet surroundings are what make it a nice option for those looking for a secluded getaway. See the following table to find a complete listing of the booking options available in the surrounding area.
|Golden Sands Beach Cottage||0.3||NNW||Treasure Beach, Jamaica|
|Treasure Beach Hotel||0.5||NW||Treasure Beach, Jamaica|
|Two Seasons Guest House||0.9||NW||Treasure Beach, Jamaica|
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