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Jamdown at its Best!

A great gem tucked away in one of the many breath taking beaches in the amazing city of Port... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dorettj
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Happy For The Locals

Winnifred Beach is the Hellshire of Portlamd. I am happy the locals won the fight to keep it local... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
msshilo
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New York City, New York
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

This is a nice, wide beach used by locals. We got proposed some fresh drinks, chaises longues, souvenirs, ganja and food, and the money goes to the workers rather than a private owner. The people were very friendly and we had a great time and...More

5  Thank elvelero
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 December 2014

I really like this beach. It's a comfy and relaxing place. The beach is clean and many places to hang your hammock. There are bunch of eateries so if you are hungry after playing or swimming in the beach, look no further. I went to...More

5  Thank AlienTraveller1978
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great gem tucked away in one of the many breath taking beaches in the amazing city of Port Antonio in Portland, Jamaica. The waters are serene providing a tranquil energy with the warming sounds of Reggae surrounding you as you soak in the Sun...More

Thank dorettj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Winnifred Beach is the Hellshire of Portlamd. I am happy the locals won the fight to keep it local and free. I am tired of these money bags buying up Jamaica. Tired of Jamaica being sold. So yea, take a trip to Winnifred Beach. Local...More

Thank msshilo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a community maintained beach so they ask for contribution. Which is fine and they really do clean. But, they don’t seem to have a toilet. One part if the beach is sandy but other is stoney/corals cover it. The food places are several...More

Thank czszabyna
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Access to the beach is a bit to walk from main road. Although there is any initiative to keep the beach clean you still will find the same garbage issue as anywhere else. Best contribution one can do is to pick up any trash that...More

1  Thank worldtraveller_ger
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

I visit this beach every time I go to JA it’s lovely and clean with clear waters. The drinks at the bar are cheap but the food is overpriced compared to what you can buy as a local. The only downside to this beach is...More

1  Thank Trip762762
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Beach was clean, free and beautiful. It had clear waters and a beautiful view. I'd visit again for sure

Thank Alecia H
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is one of those local beaches that, if you're not a local, or didn't watch the late Anthony Bourdain's show on Portland, Jamaica you probably wouldn't ever find this place. Beach was clean, water great, not over crowded, nice calm vibe, nobody harassing you....More

3  Thank TimeSharing
Reviewed 17 August 2018

If you want to hang with the locals and eat good food, you'll enjoy Winifred Beach. No stress of vendors with high pressure sells. They greet you, and if you're not interested they move on or sit and leisurely chat for a while. I had...More

1  Thank lboogie1001
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This beach is somehow public, but there is a „community“ taking care. They ask for a tip, which is fair. The beach is really nice with trees, but it is not very clean. You can get something to eat and drink.

2  Thank NielkLexa
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I fell in love with the Parish of Portland on my second visit . I was driven to Winifred Beach which then had no decent road going down to the beach where you can park your vehicle. I believe the road has been repaired for...More

2  Thank Hazel H
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Sharpe F
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I went in September so not entirely sure. my parents had sent me a video of the rain as it started since the end of Sept and not stopped yet. they told me areas had flooded. Winifred Beach is low down and in a dipped area so... More
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I wouldn t count on the facilities. And you dont have to pay, although people will ask for or tell you to. But nevertheless the beach is amazing!
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