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Winnifred Beach

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Address: Fairy Hill, before Boston Beach, Port Antonio, Jamaica
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+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 simply amazing

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dario b
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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150 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
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 was dry. The beer was good. The bill was exorbitant. A major disappointment. Doreen said... More 

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Lima, Peru
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48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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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 the beach for easy access - but bring Jamaican cash, they don't take cards. The... More 

Thank Adventurer3215
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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
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14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 village of Port Antonio. It is very tricky to find - only a small sign... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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 or garbage in the water so I feel it was worth it. There is good... More 

Thank AmandaWannman
Montego Bay, Jamaica
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 Darleen and she can cook some great food and has a very friendly staff. Her... More 

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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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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 swim in. If you are one of few tourists you may be hassled, but has... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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90 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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

2 Thank Marcin W
Canton, Michigan
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 is no charge. There is no good bathroom or changing room there. There is a... More 

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