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Winnifred Beach

Fairy Hill, before Boston Beach, Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Port Antonio
Type: Beaches
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Love this beach. There are people selling souvenirs but not aggressively. We had the best food that we ate the entire vacation at one of the stands on this beach. It's the red, gold, and green place that is close to the water by where 2 almond trees overhang the surf. The cook is a young guy who is quiet... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

First it is a free access beach. it's mostly visited by locals. It's super clean and the people are so sweet. If you want to meet the people and feel the real jamaican spirit, you have to go there. Forget the blue lagoon or san san beach. Good snorkelling spot, the reef is not far. Big resort company tried to... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here and didn't really understand the fascination. It is pretty and free*. It has quite a few peddlers on the beach and we preferred to pay for other beaches that offered less hassle. Also know the road getting there is quite an adventure. Everyone kept saying this is the beach were locals go, however the only locals there... More

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A bit difficult to find, but as soon as you have you wouldn't want to leave it. The community maintains the beach and does this really well and it is one of the last public beaches on the island. You pay a small fee and can rest asured that this beautiful landscape stay open for public. Go there and support!

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Kingston, Saint Andrew, Jamaica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It was a lovely beach, there was food available for purchase and snorkelling equipment available to rent but no sanitary convenience

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Port Antonio, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A very good beach; water had different temperatures in different areas. We had different food venders to choose from, the cow skin soup and the brown stew pork was good.

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Markham, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Great, eat at the restaurant nearest the parking lot, farthest left) when facing the beach. I believe it is Belinda who owns it, they offer good food at reasonable prices. Avoid at all costs, the last restaurant at the farthest right when facing the beach, those people are crooks.

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Turckheim, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Jamaican place that profit to the locals and the tourist, definitely the best of the rarely free of charge beach in Jamaica. Respect to the local community who is keeping this place nice and free Go On Men....

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a simple beach that the locals frequent. There are no beach chairs but you can spread your towel out on the white sand and nap. When you get hot you can cool off in the cool blue sea. when you get hungry roll over to a beach hut and order local fare. This is paradise.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Rocky underfoot, but free and local. Go to Frenchman's Cove for pristine, limited-access beach and to swim without having to wear your surf booties / water shoes; go to Winnifred for the rugged, un-commercialized version.

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