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Hellshire Beach

Portmore, Jamaica
+1 212-437-4239
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Fun Fun Fun

This beach is really fun. Great music and just a very good atmosphere. Fresh fish, lobster can be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Selina O
Quick drive by- wanting to see more

We made a quick stop after a business dinner just to see. I have never seen a place like this and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Claudette C
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish” (46 reviews)
“great food” (6 reviews)
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Portmore, Jamaica
+1 212-437-4239
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is really fun. Great music and just a very good atmosphere. Fresh fish, lobster can be made in front of you ready to eat right there and then. Some staff will try to force you to do horse riding and may over charge...More

Thank Selina O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a quick stop after a business dinner just to see. I have never seen a place like this and left me wanting to return. The variety of colorful buildings juxtaposed with the beauty of the ocean was amazing. Even on a dreary Wed...More

Thank Claudette C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This seemed like a local beach rather than a tourist beach but it was a lot of fun! We went during the week so we were the only visitors there. Other people there were locals and fisherman. Several seafood places and bars along this beach....More

Thank DrHanny
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

I am a Jamaican and it is very disheartening reading all the reviews of bad experiencing (being ripped off). First, I would suggest that you eat at Bev and Sons, they are known for their good food without overcharging. Secondly, if you are eating at...More

Thank Danika P
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

I spent a day here and it was gorgeous. The water was clear, clean and Perfect temperature!! I loved it. I also cannot even express how delicious the food was. My bf and I ate at Merl's and we absolutely loved it. We had steam...More

Thank Dionne S
Reviewed September 18, 2017

This is a wonderful place. Its ideal to spend time with family or friends. There are loads of shops along the beach where you can purchase snacks, seafood and drinks. Its a great place for church or school trips for a fun filled day at...More

Thank Islandqueen4u
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently dined here with my cousins. The fried fish and lobster tails were delicious!!! The festival was also good. Hellshire beach would not be my beach of choice for swimming. There are much better beaches in Jamaica. But Bev & Sons...More

Thank hopeful74
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We went to Hellshire Beach today and while the beach was very beautiful we left with a bad taste in our mouths after dining at Red's. These guys are total rip-offs! We received 2 small fried fish that somehow magically ended up weighing 3.5lbs for...More

1  Thank Manconqueror
Reviewed August 10, 2017

The beach is great for family outings. There is horseback riding on the beach. You can order you seafood meal and enjoy when you are ready to eat.

Thank Sexyangel2014
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

To tell you the truth helshire beach still carry the old hut and beach chairs but carry a to die for view...especially if u drive to big or steppa fish spot....and see the sunset....damn natural ......But jus hope the authorities take dis beach degrading seriously...More

Thank City F
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Miss Cynthia t
September 10, 2017|
Response from City F | Reviewed this property |
yes on weekends the beach is lit with music....and but no b&b near only a guest motel...but the beach is always near and breakfast place is 10min drive away