About Angela A
Lives in Louisville, Kentucky
Since Oct 2012
I love to travel. I am not happy unless I am planning a new adventure, returning to a beloved city, or blazing a trail to somewhere I have never been before. My favorite places in the world are London, New Orleans, Disneyland, and Salem, Massachusetts. I also love to write about everything and anything to do with travel. I have penned travel guides for TripAdvisor on Jamaica, Nassau, Charleston, Savannah, Nashville, Punta Cana, Kissimmee, San Juan, Panama City Beach, Louisville, Cincinnati, Key Largo, Biloxi, Tampa, Cleveland, Clearwater, Branson, Pigeon Forge, and Phoenix.
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Beaches, Bodies of Water
Doctor's Cave Beach is the most famous stretch of sand in MoBay, and it is easy to see why! Located right on the Hip Strip, it is simple to access and right in the middle of the action. While it can be a bit touristy, it is still a wonderful beach, offering food, chair and umbrella rentals, snorkeling, and showers. It is a private beach, so there is a nominal fee, but it is worth it!
Aquasol Beach Park is an excellent beach for families! It offers plenty of water sports, including trampolines and water walls for the kids to enjoy. For those wanting to relax, rentals for chairs and umbrellas are also available; and don't fret about your valuables, because there are lockers for your convenience.
Walter Fletcher Beach is adjacent to Aquasol Water Park, and the names of these two places are commonly interchanged. Here, a beautiful barrier of coconut trees provides a fantastic shield of privacy from the busy road.
Gloucester Avenue, also known as the "Hip Strip," is home to many sandy stretches, but is perhaps best known among locals as the place to find Dead End Beach. This beach hasn't caught on as much with the tourists yet, so expect a bit more tranquility!
Cornwall Beach is directly adjacent to Doctor's Cave Beach, and although only separated by a small wall, the differences are distinct. Cornwall Beach is far more peaceful and spacious, making it great for those seeking a less crowded seaside experience.
Rose Hall offers its visitors a luxurious, breathtaking private beach to enjoy, and history buffs will love its location — in the grounds of an 18th century sugar plantation. How cool is that?!
Seven Mile Beach is hands down the most well-known beach in Jamaica. Located in Negril, just under 30 minutes from Montego Bay's city center, these clear, turquoise waters attract visitors from all over the globe for good reason.
Bloody Bay Beach is also in nearby Negril, and with far fewer visitors than neighboring stretches of sand, is absolutely perfect for someone looking for real relaxation.
Montego Bay Marine Park encompasses a large area of water and several different beaches, many of which are protected in order to preserve their natural beauty.