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Winnifred Beach

Fairy Hill, before Boston Beach, Port Antonio, Jamaica
+1 876-435-0781
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Beat beach in Jamaica

This is one of the last beaches in Jamaica where you still feel you are in Jamaica... Authentic and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
dario b
via mobile
Doreen's is Overrated

We saw Winnifred beach on an Anthony Bourdain episode about east Jamaica. The beach is great, other... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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Fairy Hill, before Boston Beach, Port Antonio, Jamaica
+1 876-435-0781

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the last beaches in Jamaica where you still feel you are in Jamaica... Authentic and simply amazing

1  Thank dario b
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We saw Winnifred beach on an Anthony Bourdain episode about east Jamaica. The beach is great, other reviews get that right. We were anticipating lunch at Doreen's shack. We ordered jerk chicken and a fish plate. The food was under seasoned, basically flavorless. The chicken...More

1  Thank bishikawa
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Winnifred is a little out of the way, but worth the journey. There is plenty of shade on the beach for those who need to get out of the sun but want to stay close to their group. There are food and drink vendors along...More

Thank Adventurer3215
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Secluded beach located outside of Port Antonio, Jamaica. White sandy beach, blue waters off the typical tourist track. Beautiful and peaceful. Great food!!

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Winnifred Beach is one of the few white sand beaches we found when in the Port Antonio area in early February of 2017. It is about a mile or so east of the Blue Lagoon, which itself, along with Frenchman's Cove, is east of the...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Winnifred is one of the few "free" beaches in Port Antonio. Although it if free people will ask for a contribution when you get down. However, the donation is to keep up the place and the beach is very clean and there is no plastic...More

Thank AmandaWannman
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A bit hard to find but people will give you directions to get there. Once you get to beach area go to the right out to end driveway. You will find a great place right on beach to eat the owner and cook is name...More

1  Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A little walk from the main road through a nice neighbourhood, but may be hard to find. In late January we had to enter the water from one of two spots as not to walk over sharp rocks. Pretty blue water, deep but fun to...More

Thank jroseshall
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

One of the last beeches run by the local community and not turned into the commercial hotel property. At the Entrance a donation is appreciated. There are couple of small food joints and local sellers

3  Thank Marcin W
Reviewed 28 January 2017

You will experience the real people of the island at this truely Jamaican beach. Jerk chicken and beer can be had at a couple of stands there. They may ask you to give a little to help them keep the area clean but otherwise there...More

Thank kpratt0
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Crystal M
Hi good afternoon do you guys have a birthday package?
29 January 2017|
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Response from Bttrflyz | Reviewed this property |
Hi Crystal, it's public beach, no accommodations or major eatery. You can however plan your own birthday outing, it's free to visit and does have small cook shops catering to delicious local cuisine. Either way you should... More
How can you get to Winnifred Beach from the cruise ship port in Port Antonio?
14 October 2016|
Response from jmjbrtw | Reviewed this property |
That be hard. It is mostly a locals beach. We parked at end of paved road and walked the last 1/2-3/4 mile on foot. You can try to get taxi at cruise area to take you there, but I dont know if they wait a couple hours... More
Jodi-Ann J
Are boats allowed at Winnifred Beach?
19 January 2016|
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Response from Angeline B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, small boats are allowed.