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Nice but nothing special

I came here in the morning, almost no one was there, only few people opening their small shops... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Trnava, Slovakia
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Less touristy, great little beach!

Relaxed place with more locals than tourists. Pretty little beach and more rustic than the others... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I came here in the morning, almost no one was there, only few people opening their small shops (it’s a lot of them here). Beach looked nice, it was for free, but here in Jamaica I’ve seen much more beautiful beaches. I took my snorkel...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mrkef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The busiest beach in terms of vendors. Friendly but be prepared to tip your self-appointed "guide". Must have lunch at Cynthia's. The BEST snapper escovitch - EVER!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxed place with more locals than tourists. Pretty little beach and more rustic than the others you will encounter around the island. In other words a bit more rocky and seaweed etc. However plenty of shade from trees to relax under so no need to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank elaineGbarnes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is awsome. Recently they did a big clean up on the whole beach and i saw it never like this.So beautiful. Big up to all people what made this happen. Food satlls are exelent and my favorite bar is "Blacks" on the end...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fredericus e
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

A great gem tucked away in one of the many breath taking beaches in the amazing city of Port Antonio in Portland, Jamaica. The waters are serene providing a tranquil energy with the warming sounds of Reggae surrounding you as you soak in the Sun...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dorettj
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Winnifred Beach is the Hellshire of Portlamd. I am happy the locals won the fight to keep it local and free. I am tired of these money bags buying up Jamaica. Tired of Jamaica being sold. So yea, take a trip to Winnifred Beach. Local...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank msshilo
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This is a community maintained beach so they ask for contribution. Which is fine and they really do clean. But, they don’t seem to have a toilet. One part if the beach is sandy but other is stoney/corals cover it. The food places are several...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank czszabyna
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Access to the beach is a bit to walk from main road. Although there is any initiative to keep the beach clean you still will find the same garbage issue as anywhere else. Best contribution one can do is to pick up any trash that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank worldtraveller_ger
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I visit this beach every time I go to JA it’s lovely and clean with clear waters. The drinks at the bar are cheap but the food is overpriced compared to what you can buy as a local. The only downside to this beach is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Trip762762
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Beach was clean, free and beautiful. It had clear waters and a beautiful view. I'd visit again for sure

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alecia H
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Sharpe F
24 November 2017|
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Response from mandydaniels48 | Reviewed this property |
I went in September so not entirely sure. my parents had sent me a video of the rain as it started since the end of Sept and not stopped yet. they told me areas had flooded. Winifred Beach is low down and in a dipped area so... More
Sharpe F
27 October 2017|
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Response from ChrisK836 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn t count on the facilities. And you dont have to pay, although people will ask for or tell you to. But nevertheless the beach is amazing!
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