Our family loves Dunn's river Beach, not sure why it is separated in reviews from Dunns River Falls on tripadvisor since its the same location.
Rent lockers to put your belongings away to keep them safe, the price isn't worth it but better safe than sorry. The best time to visit is a Friday because it is not a cruise ship day so the beach isn't crowded and loud. My 15 month old loved it, built sandcastles and played in waves.
There are at your own risk jetski rides at a cost, they get annoying at times but are regulated by security on beach. Climb the falls if you like or just sit in rock pools.
They ask you to rent or buy water shoes but this is not mandatory. We had our own but didn't use them. Lots of steps down to beach
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