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Pelican Bar

In the Caribbean Ocean | 1/2 Mi Nw Of, Treasure Beach, Jamaica
+1 876-354-4218
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican
In the Caribbean Ocean | 1/2 Mi Nw Of, Treasure Beach, Jamaica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Dennis picked us up in Treasure Beach and sped off on our tour of Swamp Safari in Black River. It was a beautiful day - not too hot. So when we returned to Pelican Bar all the newbies gingerly navigated the steps to the...More

1  Thank Roxanna B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't live up to the hype this place gets.. kinda boring actually.. no music.. the bar if that's what you call it was unorganized and you felt like you were interrupting their game of dominos, we tried to order food but they had no fish...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have loved this place in the past, but over the years, big boats from the local luxury hotels are bring guests over and it's definitely sucked away the charm. :(

Thank maggieroediger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We played dominoes, got a bit of wood engraved with our names and learned how to scale a fish. Snorkeled and bought a few trinkets. Great spot

1  Thank Emma N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pelican bar is about $25 per person and you take a boat to get there they open at 11am so try not to go too early or you will be waiting for a while! Once you get there it has bar and restaurant inside...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So there's nothing amazing about this bar and it is was it is but we really enjoyed it and would recommend a visit. One of the locals has built this snack about half a mile off the beach. There's no toilet but most importantly there's...More

1  Thank Crispycake1
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It was so worth it!! Such a unique amazing experience I highly recommend it!! You take a boat out and it's so cool! The food is amazing and the water is so blue. Go! Go!

Thank Cherie G
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We went from Treasure Beach so had the pleasure of a30 minute boat ride which definitely added to the experience. We didn't pre order a meal but other visitors commented how enjoyable their meal was. We arrived and clambered over the wooden boards carved with...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We visited the pelicans bar because we heard such good reviews about it and I can say it has certainly lived up to the remarks. If you visit Jamaica and want to experience an authentic non commercialized tour with a very rustic setting, this is...More

Thank Jack h
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Really a hot spot! Must-do in Jamaica. One of the highlights of our roundtrip on the Island. We enjoyed the boat tour to get to the Pelican Bar with Captain Dennis and to watch the sunset from there a lot!

Thank Vadim R
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Sara A
28 February 2017|
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Response from Kusnewar P | Reviewed this property |
road can be a little bit rough and it will take around 1:30 hours to get there.. but definitely worth the trip.. amazing place to relax and enjoy Jamaican vibes.. lunch is also very good but a little bit pricey
6 February 2017|
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Response from TL2012 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just saw this Yes if your little person is a good listener it will be awesome to go to the pelican and take a picture once your names have been carved into the planks #livelife #makememories
9 March 2016|
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Response from Jhunelle J | Reviewed this property |
Small boats, in Jamaica we call them 'fisherman boats'.
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Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In the Caribbean Ocean | 1/2 Mi Nw Of, Treasure Beach, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Elizabeth Parish  >  Treasure Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 876-354-4218
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