Jamaica Beach Guide

Farquhar Beach

Beach Location

Farquhar Beach is located in Clarendon near the border of St. Catherine, the closest community is Milk River.

Beach Description

The beach is linear and is comprised of black and grey fine grain sand extending approximately 500m in length. There are a number of wooden structure on the backshore that serve as homes for fishermen that occupy the property. There is no evidence of beach erosion.

Environmental Features

The beach backs up to Round Hill which is a dry limestone forest. Trees such as coconut and acacia are found in the area as well as an extensive mangrove forest directly east of the beach.

Accessibility and Parking

The beach is accessed via a Milk River Main road, most of which is secluded with the exception of a small number of houses and a school closer to the main entrance of the beach. There no designated parking; however the area has adequate space to accommodate numerous vehicles.


There is a small number of commercial entities such as cook shops and vending stalls that cater to the fishermen and visitors alike. There are functional restroom facilities.

Things to do

The area is fit for dining, jogging, swimming, fishing and beach football

Location Map

   Fees & Hours
Entrance Fee None
Opening Hours Non–restrictive

Sea conditions The area is generally calm
Lifeguard Service No Lifeguards on Duty
Amenities & Access

The beach is accessed via a Milk River Main road.

No designated parking area
Owned by Ministry of Housing now Economic Growth and Job Creation
Telephone (876) 926-1590
Email info@megjc.gov.jm