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

well worth a visit - the only free beach in Portland - and many little restaurants serving delicious typical dishes. The beach is long, the water delicious!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Vila Nogueira de Azeitao, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

well worth a visit - the only free beach in Portland - and many little restaurants serving delicious typical dishes. The beach is long, the water delicious!

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St. Louis, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Beautiful beautiful beautiful. Cool spring rolls right into the ocean giving this little slice of heaven a cool undercurrent. One of my favorite places in Portland. Free to get in but a Small parking fee may be requested but it's not required to pay. I always give them a little something though because it's clean clean clean and I appreciate... More 

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Port Antonio, Jamaica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

It is good for a family day out with picnic but you can also buy food on the beach. I have seen groups of friends playing beach volley in the water and on the beach. A friendly kick about with a football is also entertaining to watch and also participate. I liked the friendly atmosphere but dislike the walk down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

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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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

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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Bloomfield, MI
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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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