Jamaica Beach Guide

Parottee Beach

Beach Location

17°57'36.83" N      77°50'10.55" W

Parottee Beach is located approximately ten minutes to the southeast of the town of Black River, St. Elizabeth.

Description & Environmental Features

The beach comprises fine white sand with moderate erosion. Backshore vegetation includes seagrape, seaside mahoe and coconut. Abutting spectacular wetlands and dunes, this beach and its surroundings are a must see for the avid environmentalist. Bird watchers may be treated to occasional sightings of overwintering shore birds.

Accessibility and Parking

The beach lies off the Parottee main road. Designated parking can accommodate a few vehicles.

Amenities

Food services are available as there is a restaurant and bar available. Bathroom and restroom facilities are provided and maintained by the restaurant owner.

Things to do

The beach is primarily used for fishing, but swimming, strolling, beach volleyball, and football also take place. Patrons can visit attractions such as Black River Safari, Lovers Leap Lighthouse and Art ā€˜Nā€™ Tings.

Existing/Current Beach Licence

No

Location Map

   Fees & Hours
Entrance Fee None
Opening Hours Non-restrictive

   Safety
Sea conditions Generally calm
Lifeguard Service No lifeguard on duty. Swimmers are advised to exhibit extreme caution
Amenities & Access

The beach lies off the Parottee main road.

Designated parking can accommodate a few vehicles.
Bathroom and restroom facilities are available.
Food services - restaurant and bar.
Contact
Owned by Beach Control Authority
Telephone (876) 754-7540
Email pubed@nepa.gov.jm