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Winnifred Beach

Fairy Hill, before Boston Beach, Port Antonio, Jamaica
+1 876-435-0781
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Chill spot, free and carefree

Love Winifred beach, been coming since I was a child. It's the free beach, and a bit if a hike... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chadwyck P
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Best beach in Porto Antonio

You shouldn't miss that beautiful beach near Porto Antonio. At least at the time we were there it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Berlin, Germany
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Fairy Hill, before Boston Beach, Port Antonio, Jamaica
+1 876-435-0781

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love Winifred beach, been coming since I was a child. It's the free beach, and a bit if a hike, there's no wifi like Frenchmens Cove, or easy access like San San (it's a rocky drive down to Winnifred). But once you get there it...More

Thank Chadwyck P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You shouldn't miss that beautiful beach near Porto Antonio. At least at the time we were there it was almost a private beach. There are some barracks selling food and drinks - the best is a little restaurant at the end of the beach: Cynthia's...More

Thank holgerspiegel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice Local Beach. Access by foot is possible, unless you have to walk down from the road a Little bit. But no Problem. The Beach is worth it. Also good local Food!

Thank ChrisK836
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach is absolutely beautiful. The slight disadvantage was getting there. My family and I hiked to the beach because it is off the beaten path. There was another route via driving, we just did not know about it. There are vendors who sell Jamaican...More

Thank Sharpatt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found Winnifred beach after a long look, as this is a free beach so it is not marked, but I used Google Earth. This is a secluded spot and authentic, or older style beach. Never seems to be crowed, but is could be because...More

Thank georgethill
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 19 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
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Hi,my classmates and I are planning a beach trip we wanna know how much donation we have to pay at the gate to assist with clean up we wanna be prepared .However is it per person?
28 May 2017|
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Response from Paula L | Reviewed this property |
Hello it's about a couple US dollars per person. Have fun!!
Crystal M
Hi good afternoon do you guys have a birthday package?
28 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?
13 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