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Address: Fairy Hill, before Boston Beach, Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Best beach in Jamaica

Ok, so I've not been to the west of the island, but there can't be a better beach than this. Bit difficult to find and you'll need a 4x4 to get to the beach...but well worth the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Ok, so I've not been to the west of the island, but there can't be a better beach than this. Bit difficult to find and you'll need a 4x4 to get to the beach...but well worth the effort! Absolutely beautiful. Great beach, superb water, snorkelling is fantastic. Make sure to have lunch at Cynthia's too. Top times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

This is a true Jamaican beach with local vendors that sell home cooked (delicious!) food and drinks very cheaply. There's a reef, so there's never high waves at this beach, perfect for little kids! Unspoiled, natural beach with a couple of restaurants and local vendors. It's a little walk from the main (road), but well worth it. Some public taxis... More 

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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Great beach to spend the day. Have to drive there because it's very hilly and the road is tiny. Make sure you give a donation to the guy sitting in the chair at the beginning of the beach road. The locals won this beach from the government and they maintain it all by themselves with much pride! There are several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Vibes, great food, warm water and soft sand. Definite favourite beach to visit and enjoy th music food and company. Always friendly locals to talk to and go see the rasta man with the beach chairs by the big tree!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

One of the last free public beaches in Jamaica. Clean, friendly community and great food. Be sure to check out, horse back riding, boat rides and local arts and crafts. Beautiful turquoise and white sand beach. Water is warm all year round.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Winnifred Beach is the one beach that does not charge for access. They accept small donations. It's a lovely beach. The road for access is just terrible. Best attempted with a 4 wheel drive or rental car. Tie your hubcaps on to the wheels. Seriously.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The water on the beach is so clear and transparent that is impossible do not have a good time on swimming or just looking that wonderful. In general, the local people are very less annoyng that oders part of the island, but you'll find one anyway. The beach is public, but you have to pay a contribution of 5 USD... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Beautiful Beach,Wonderful atmosphere.Epic Day.Day out with friends and we are still talking about it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We were inspired to visit Winnifred's beach from watching Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown. Wow. Just WOW. The road to the beach is a little difficult to find - and even more difficult to drive (a jeep or 4 wheel drive vehicle is best suited) - the road is deeply potholed and only room for 1 vehicle in parts. But SOOOO... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We must have visited so many beaches in that area and Winnifred is our favorite! Tranquil, laid back, free, beautiful and out of the way (indeed, the road to get to it is quite long!). They ask for donations (only from white people it seems)... for parking. One note though: we must have put our towel on a ticks nest... More 

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