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Frenchman's Cove

Port Antonio, Jamaica
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USD 128.75*
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Bikini Beach, Blue Lagoon and Rio Grande Day Trip from Runaway Bay or Ocho Rios
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beach where the ocean and stream meet. Lovely place to unwind. Photograpehrs dream. Many focal points of beauty. Swings and ropes over the water. You can literally float from the stream to the ocean, like your own personal body ride. This is now my favorite...More

Thank lynnette B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful beach and kind staff at the gate and serving on the beach. Drinks, meals and snacks. Beach asks for 10 usd entrance fee but is well worth it. Car parked safely on the park premises. Also gardens are truly beautiful.

Thank PieterDeK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Frenchman,s Cove is the perfect place to visit a beach with a gorgeous fresh water spring winding into the sea. The sugary sand is special and it lends itself to kids. There is an admission charge but I have to say it is worth it...More

Thank jeffta2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent all day here. Could spend forever. Absolutely beautiful. Great beach service. Went on a weekday when quite quiet. Truly lovely.

Thank GarethS15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cove is a privately owned beach, with a 1000 jmd entrance fee. The fee covers the cost of maintaining the 45 acre property. Unlike what is happening at San San next door, this beach is immaculately kept. The sand is soft, white and ultra...More

1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our favourite beech in Porty, there is an entrance fee and a sun bed rental fee but we felt it was worth it, the sea was warm here and you can walk out into the sea without treading on and rocks. A nice beech restaurant...More

Thank Maxine5994
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Absolutely gorgeous location, unbelievably picturesque. Food takes a while, and you have to remind them as it can get very busy at weekends, but overall stunning! Entrance is around $8

Thank RayLouiseCoyle
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Just as before, an awesome day. We got passes from Wilks Bay and got 13 lounge chairs in the shade for $26. We had drinks, food and such provided by the onsite restaurant/bar. Many many photo opportunities with the natural river flowing right to the...More

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Frenchman's Cove is a very unique place as it allows you to enjoy the beautiful Caribbean Sea as well as the serene river that runs directly into it. The facilities are spacious and can accommodate large groups and provides meals as well for those who...More

Thank Evon Theodore B
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Looks just like the pictures. Not crowded and very peaceful. Take a pic on the famous swing! A must see!

Thank Tonya C
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Jovaunie L
24 May 2015|
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Response from Melissa S | Reviewed this property |
No surfing here. The beach is magical and lovely. It is really an estuary that is divided in half by sand. One side, from the mountains is brisk, clear to perfection and much cooler than its brother, the ocean. The ocean... More
Jovaunie L
23 May 2015|
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Response from travelpro2007 | Reviewed this property |
We showed up. We stayed at Goblin Hill and drove over to Frenchman's Cove. As I mentioned in my review, you must pay $10/person. Which we did, but only stayed about 5-10 minutes. Overall we found the people operating... More