Jamaica Beach Guide

Parrottee Beach

Beach Location

The Parrottee beach is located 8km to the south east of the town of Black River in St. Elizabeth.

Environmental Features

The beach is comprised of fine to medium grain, dark brown sand. Vegetation includes sea side mahoe, se grape and coconut trees.

Accessibility and Parking

Parrottee beach lies off of the Parrottee main road. There are no vehicular access to the beach, the community bar towards the north of the beach, however, has ample parking and the beach can be accessed by foot from there.


Restaurant which provides food and drinks for patrons

Things to do

The Parrottee beach is primarily a fishing beach, though members of the community use it for strolling and occasional swimming. A restaurant and bar are operated by private individuals who also provide and maintain sanitary convenience and showers. Other restaurants such as Riverside Dock Restaurant & Lounge are close by. Individuals can visit nearby attractions including, Black River Safari, Jamaica Fun Farm (Agrotourism farm), Art ā€˜Nā€™ Tings (Handicraft Dealers) and Lover's Leap Lighthouse. This is also an embankment point for visitors to the Pelican Bar. Craft items are also sold on the beach.

Beach Licences


   Fees & Hours
Entrance Fee None
Opening Hours Non-restrictive

Sea conditions Due to its flat terrain, the beach is vulnerable and during hurricanes the water covers the entire beach.
Lifeguard Service No Lifeguard on duty
Amenities & Access

Parrottee beach lies off of the Parrottee main road

Owned by Beach Control Authority
Telephone (876) 754-7540
Email pubed@nepa.gov.jm