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Frenchman's Cove

Port Antonio, Jamaica
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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 5 days ago

Port Antonio seems to have stolen all the lush in Jamaica if you are a nature lover if you really love long trips good spots then this is ideal for you . If you are a travel bumpkin like me you have to give this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in Portland (3 hours East of Runaway Bay) we stopped in at the Blue Lagoon. 🍹🍹🍹🍹 and fun! This place is beautiful, serene and just awesome. We went on a bamboo raft that took us to a small island where we hung out for...More

Thank Candy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach/river was beautiful and the service from the restaurant was wonderful/professional. My disappointments were that it was unknown to us that our coaster could not go unto the premises even though i had been calling a few times for entry prices and about the...More

Thank JadaLee007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Frenchmans Cove is one of the best places in Jamaica. The Beach is incredible, the staff very friendly and the whole area very clean and in good shape. I really enjoyed the stay and sure will come back again!

Thank ChrisK836
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hot and cold water. Nice beach to chill for the day. Restaurant available, which is good for a beer but quite dirty so didn't get encouraged to try the food. Wifi available and open to public. Beach is clean and seemed suitable for families and...More

Thank nancydagher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frenchman's Cove beach is located in the lush tropical rainforest of Portland, just east of Port Antonio. It can be easily accessed by car, or on foot from any of the nearby properties. There is an admission fee, and a restaurant on the property, so...More

Thank KeishaBK1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was very good. Enjoy every moment of it. Can't wait to go back. This time I will take my family. Hopefully it will be soon

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is known as one of the top ten beaches in the world. The first time I visited Frenchman's cove I fell in love. It is just ridiculously beautiful. I love how the stream merges with the ocean and the various temperatures of the water....More

Thank Sharpatt
Reviewed 16 May 2017

very postcard, perfect picture like! I heard there is an Island or cave you can only get to by swimming from under neat (i did not do it tho).

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing, I called it my jungle beach as this is truly the feeling that you get going there. The water is a bit cold but I dont mind. The swings make for great photo takings and the whole place is jst a postcard wating to...More

Thank Cynthia K
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Jovaunie L
I have two more questions concerning taking a trip to this beach. Umm what activities can be done at this beach, like surfing etc? And what is the price of food like? Because I don't really want to spend too much on food.
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
Hello, did you call ahead to the persons in charge of the beach or did you guys just take the trip? If u did call can u give me the contact information please? Also how much is the entry fee because I'm planning a trip with a party. About 40 persons in total. Thank you in advance.
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