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Doctor's Cave Beach

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Address: Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
Description: Five miles of pure white sand and crystal clear water have made this beach...
Five miles of pure white sand and crystal clear water have made this beach a popular destination for tourists and families.
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Nice beach and good food

Enjoyed a day at Doc's cave beach. It was very relaxing and virtually no vendors on the beach harassing you. The food service was nice and consistent. Took a little longer to get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The world famous Doctor's Cave beach. Located on the hipstrip of Montegobay Bay. Entry fee required. Beach chairs and umbrellas at an additional extraordinary price. It has a restaurant and bar. Serves good food and drink but too pricey. Given that it tends to be so full with swimmers you are not as relaxed. Unfortunately for a private swimming club... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a day at Doc's cave beach. It was very relaxing and virtually no vendors on the beach harassing you. The food service was nice and consistent. Took a little longer to get the food once ordered but who can complain when you have a great view. Our server Miles was fantastic and I would highly recommend him. There are... More 

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Chapin, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The staff is a little tip hungry and they seem to cater to the cruise ships but its still a fun place to snorkel and watch the airplanes come in. Water is beautiful.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

in the centre of Montego bay you will find shopping and then drs cave beach. there is a small entrance fee and a BBQ area to one side .. its one of the few beaches now on the island not sold off to American hotel chains.. so if you are staying with friends or family head here for a beach... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Best public beach in Montego bay. Stayed til sunset. Kids loved it. Didn't like having to pay separately for the sun loungers and the umbrella as well as an entrance fee.

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Kingston, Jamaica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This may be good for tourists, but for locals, it is a bit pricey..especially it being one of the few beaches around. You're paying the same price for entry, to rent chairs and umbrellas etc. It's ridiculous. Good thing we were able to find some trees for shade. Drink prices were not terrible, and our waiter Delroy was very helpful... More 

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Montego Bay, Jamaica
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed the scenery, the sand, and the peaceful setting. They don't seem to enforce the "no smoking in public places" code though.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

This Beach is very beautiful. Very clear water and surrounded by the breathtaking Jamaican mountains. The water is calm and there are even some fish. The reason why I will not rate it as excellent is the service at the beach club. I was there for six hours. I ordered food in the beginning of my day and the waitress... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Was a very nice beach, usually very packed but very nice white sands and blue water. You can rent snorkeling gear or just have fun. Bar in walking distance with great drinks and nice food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I have issues paying to access beaches - it's a bit of a liberty really - but that said, after visiting the 'public' beach, so as not to disappoint my 5 year old we ended up at Doctor's Cave. The beach itself is beautiful - just the right ratio of calm blue shallow sea, white powdery sand, and tall coconut... More 

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Address: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint James Parish  >  Montego Bay

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