Explore Jamaica’s South Coast


Jamaica’s South Coast Explore the many captivating places along Jamaica’s South Coast. Through the beautiful tropical countryside with breathtaking views of fishing villages, miles of beaches, century-old great houses, natural waterfalls and wetlands create an atmosphere for exploration, with a more quieter and relaxation touch to it.

The towns of Mandeville, Whitehouse, Treasure Beach and Black River are charming and inviting, as the South Coast beauty is flawless and filled with natural wonders of flora and fauna. The South Coast is Jamaica’s quieter side and because of its natural attractions and wildlife retreat, including the Long Bay Morass, Alligator Pond, which is a protected sanctuary for manatees and crocodiles, you will see nature at its best (tours are available, check you hotel for information).

In Black River, boat trips will take you along Jamaica’s longest river into a freshwater swamp filled with herons, snowy egrets and more of the island’s crocodiles many of which are so familiar to guides they’ve been given names.

The thoroughfare between Mandeville and Black River features a stretch of road called Bamboo Avenue, which is a two mile long green tunnel of century old bamboo groves. You can also stop at the Appleton Estate’s sugar factory and rum distillery and sample the rum, and at the YS Falls, there is a series of pools that provides you with very cool waters to swim in.

In Treasure Beach there are a lot of scenic ocean side and beach locations, while in Whitehouse the breathtaking beaches invites you to take a dip. The cool hills of Mandeville, features a golf resort hotel among other accommodations, as most of the hotels offer restaurant and bar facilities.

Sightseeing in the South Coast will be build your craving for local delicious foods. Available along the South Coast freshly prepared seafood, such as shrimp, lobsters or delicious escoveitched fish, especially in the small town of Border. While in Middle Quarters is known for the spicy peppered shrimp and the lobster meals at Treasure Beach is irresistible.

Extending a warm invitation to the vivid visitor, the South Coast offers several delightful small hotels, guesthouses, villas and resorts to choose your accommodation from.

Imagine yourself relaxing on a private balcony, listening to the rhythm of the ocean waves along with the upbeat sounds of true reggae music from a nearby restaurant, this is paradise. From the lush mountains to the craggy coastline, you’ll find the South Coast of Jamaica is not just another shoreline.