Portland has the most beautiful beaches in Jamaica, we will take you for a trip to explore some of those unspoiled natural treasures.
Long Bay beach (2 min. away)
Long Bay beach is also called the "hidden paradise beach".
This beach is not overcrowded and it's a perfect place to meet the local people and have a drink with them. The sea is amazing with its colors and waves. This is not always a safe beach for the smallest children so keep an eye on them.
Boston beach (15 min. away)
This small beach is famous by the wave surfers. In October and November, you will find one of the highest waves in Jamaica in the early morning hours. Great atmosphere and culture...
San San beach (20 min. away)
San San beach is the ideal beach for snorkeling. The whole marine life area around San San beach is protected by law. No fishing or fast boats are allowed here. This is a nice piece of marine life to explore.
Frenchman's Cove (20 min. away)
Frenchman's Cove is a nice beautiful beach which is in a small hotel property. The garden and entrance are beautifully landscaped and there is fresh river water flowing over the property. The water is safe to swim and there is a rescue guard on duty. After swimming in the crystal clear sea water, you take a dip in the river and wash off the salt.
Winnifred beach (20 min. away)
This beach is one of the most popular beaches with visitors and locals. On holiday weekends, you will find a lot of people with a sound system. This beach is the perfect beach for children, most of the times quiet water and shallow, so safe for the small ones. You will find at the end of the beach a spring where you can take a nice swim.
Ennises Bay beach (25 min. away)
This is half gravel, half sand beach. On this beach, you will mostly find locals and it is good for a swim. There is a reef out there which is nice for snorkeling (don't go there with high waves). Every Sunday night they have a party going on with a sound system.
Holland Bay (30 min. away)
This beach is situated in the next Parish, St Thomas. This is a hidden away beach, which is beautiful for swimming, most of the times you will be the only one there.
Under the Rock beach (35 min. away)
Under the rock beach is new, since 2 years and it gets nice developed in a small bay. The beach is small but nice and romantic. There is food on sale and in the season you can eat on the beach. Every Sunday night there is music and sometimes they have live shows with local talent. In the night the whole setting looks nice with colorful lights and benches to sit on.