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Hellshire Beach

Address: Jamaica
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Ranked #270 of 412 Activities in Jamaica
Activities: Dining, Sunbathing, Swimming
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Activities: Dining, Sunbathing, Swimming
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My boyfriend is from Kingston and he brought me to his motherland for my first time. We headed to Hellshire Beach for some food and fun. I was very hesitant to eat fish with the head on it, but once I tried it, I was in love. While the beach isn't anything to special, the environment is. All the locals... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This was my first experience in Kingston and I'm glad I decided to visit Hellshire Beach. The Food is amazing - fish and festival - the sand is smooth (feels imported) and the water is clear.

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Castries, St. Lucia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The fried fish, grilled lobster, festival and bammy was Perfect!! Went to Prendy's this time, Merl is just as reliable. Next time I will pre-order, pick-up and eat at home. The beach held no appeal at all: WAAAAY too much noise (loud Tumpin' music) and garbage for my soul to be refreshed.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Hellshire is beautiful with many huts cookn fresh fish and festival daily. No many tourists and lotsbof locals

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Roscommon, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I'm wondering if we ended up at the wrong beach after reading all the wonderful reviews of Hellshire beach. We went on a Sunday afternoon with our 3 teenagers and we were all looking forward to it. As soon as we parked the car a guy came over and told us he would be looking after us for the day.... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Man oh man. There are few places, that can make fried fish with bammy and festival like they can on Hellshire beach. It is very local, but the food makes it an awesome experience.

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Kingston, Jamaica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Kingston is known as the Business district with popular Restaurants and clubs you will enjoy. Hellshire Beach is popular and is known for one of the best mouth watering fry, steam fish and festivals

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

So I am not sure what happened on the days those who went wrote a bad review BUT LOVE THIS PLACE. The water is CRYSTAL GREEN/BLUE, the food is soooo good and the overall beach is very clean. I go to Jamaica once every year and I ALWAYS make a stop here! The seating area are also clean and spacious,... More 

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Irvington, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

After visiting Jamaica for so long it was my very first visit in May. It was a beautiful day, as it had been raining on and off like crazy. We arrived there around 3 or 4. A nice drive from Ocho Rios, St. Ann. It was about an hour and half drive. Very nice lil beach. It has these lil... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Didn't know what to expect, the good, the bad, and the ugly was on my mind. As well as a little fear of trickery. I was WRONG! Gr8 beach with fresh food right off the boat. The boats come in often so wait for them so you know your food is fresh. Walk the beach first to find a great... More 

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