Jamaica Beach Guide

Whitehouse Beach

Beach Location

18°5'17.58" N      78°58'2.57" W

Whitehouse Beach is located in Westmoreland. It is located less than half an hour from Black River.

Description & Environmental Features

The natural sediment of the beach consist of fine white sand. The beach is large and clean. It is well vegetated with trees, including coconut, seaside mahoe, and West Indian almond.

Accessibility and Parking

The beach is located off Sunrise Avenue. Designated parking is available for beachgoers that can accommodate multiple vehicles.


There are facilities for gear storage, boat storage and boat repair. The facility features cold storage facilities. There is a public restaurant on site. Bathroom and restroom facilities are available and maintained by the fishers.

Things to do

Patrons may purchase fresh catch at the facility. The beach is used for gear and boat storage, and boat repair. In addition, users can visit the Black River Safari, Appleton Estate, YS Falls, and other nearby attractions.

Existing/Current Beach Licence


Location Map

   Fees & Hours
Entrance Fee None
Opening Hours Non-restrictive

Sea conditions Calm but generally gets rough as the day progresses.
Lifeguard None. Swimmers are advised to exhibit extreme caution
Amenities & Access

The beach is located less than half an hour from Black River, off Sunrise Avenue.

Parking is available.
Bathroom and restroom facilities are available.
Public restaurant is available.
Owned by Ministry with responsibility for Housing
Telephone (876) 926-1590-3
Email info@ megjc.gov.jm