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  • Average7%
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“beautiful beach”(67 reviews)
“the river”(104 reviews)
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You've always wanted to enjoy elaborate, fruit-flavored cocktails on a beautiful tropical beach, so here's your chance; this beach offers spectacular sand, surf and service.
Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 March 2006

I have been to Frenchman’s Cove twice. I enjoyed going to Frenchman’s Cove so much on my first visit that I made it a priority to visit the beach on my next trip to Jamaica a year later. I plan on visiting the beach again...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Erie ting is NOT arite at Frenchman's Cove! STAY AWAY FROM THIS TOURIST TRAP/MONEY PIT!!! We'd been driving along the coast for quite some time, looking for a nice beach to set down on for a couple of hours, and finally found Frenchman's Cove. From...More

13  Thank Andrew P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great time! The beach is clean and beautiful! I also appreciated the available amenities and friendly staff.

Thank z p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so happy to discover this beach. We were searching around port antonio for a nice beach to swim, no seaweed and enough sand to relax. If you are looking for that, this is your beach! No sellers, free chairs or cheap sunbeds. We...More

Thank chicazondergrenzen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Journey to Frenchman's Cove was one for rest and relaxation. We we're welcome at the gate and shown to the beach we're we felt at that time in the morning as if we were in a holy and serene place A place Where you...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frenchman cove beach was awesome...had a great time the..beautiful and very scenic..the river was great to swim in..love the swings..my husband had a great time on the swing..trying to recover his youth..the beach was great to swim in..the lunch sold on property was verygood..a lot...More

Thank Dorette M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

People, don’t fool yourselves: this is what you need. You might tell yourself you are happy with the public beach and don’t need a private one but you do. First coz the public ones are loud and have dogs on them so you get bugs...More

Thank czszabyna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is another paradise at Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica. There is a river that goes to the sea and the water is so clear but colder compared to the ocean.

Thank William_Nisperos-Tx
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I love Frenchman's Cove. The atmosphere, the beach, the lagoon and the mangoes we picked and picked up this summer. 😂 My third trip here and by far the best. Love my island.

Thank msshilo
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I spent the afternoon here with family midweek. This is a lovely beach that has a river running into the sea. White sand, swings in the river provide great photo opportunities. Waiter service for drinks and food which was lovely. Sun loungers available for a...More

Thank DDP917
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Frenchman’s Cove is our favourite beach in the world. It is absolutely amazing with the beach, the sea for swimming and bodysurfing, and the incredibly lagoon. In addition, the level of facilities there are just right. Not advanced enough to make you feel you’re at...More

Thank 777dominicn
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Jamaica is just one of those places that almost everyone loves. There's always the exception, so I won't say "all". With that being said, I love the beach! A nice, clean, clear water beach is always in my book of places to visit. This trip,...More

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9 May 2018|
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Response from antonette k | Reviewed this property |
You can take food to the beach but note that there is a little walk from the parking to the beach. You will not be allowed to do things like a BBQ on the beach. If you are staying at a villa however you will be able to do a... More
13 April 2018|
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Response from Vicki B | Reviewed this property |
It's probably hip high for an adult. So depending on the age of the kid it sould be fine.
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11 March 2018|
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