Treasure beach is a real gem for travelers that are looking for something off the beaten path. You will find several miles of sand in this area and very few tourista. It is also a great area for hiking although there are no real tracks, only footpaths used by local fishermen.The area is a prime birding location.more
Everyone in Jamaica seems to have heard of Jake's Place. It is located on Calabash Bay in Tresure...more
Old Wharf, Calabash Bay P.A., Treasure Beach, Treasure Beach, Caribbean
Good for: Families
Old Wharf, Treasure Beach, Treasure Beach, Caribbean
Good for: Business
Amazing local seafood dishes, delicious pizza, and cold beers. yummy ice cream too. The setting is beautiful, located on their own private beach quite a treat.
Favorite Dish: garlic lobster is AMAZING
There is no pulbic transportation to this area and the closest airport is in Montego Bay so the best way to get here and around is by rental car.
We found some very interesting items at Jake's. There was a small building with many items for gifts or for yourself. I bought a photo frame with a streamertail hummingbird on one side. I really liked it. We also bought postcards, and some other gift items. I preferred shopping at the small hotel gift shops because there you are not hassled into...more
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Almost everyone that lives in this area has white ancestors. It is said that a group of Scottish sailors were shipwrecked near here, last century.I wouldn't bring this up as a custom except for the fact that this is probably the reason that the kids do not run out as you drive by saying Whitey!They do this in other parts of Jamaica.more
There is a strong undertow in this area so only swim where someone from the hotel tells you that is it safe. Better to be safe than sorry.
Luggage and bags:
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: It is very casual here. Bring cotton clothing because it does get hot. Shorts,tops, swimwear, sandals, and a pair of sneakers will be all you need.
Miscellaneous: You will find acacia trees and cactus growing up to 30 ft tall. There is very little rainfall most of the year. Put on the sunscreen and sunglasses.
It's always difficult for me to return to Treasure Beach without my dear friend, Berry. We often discussed our life's dreams and ambitions with one another, and I always said that if I ever got married, I'd like to return to Treasure Beach for the ceremony. Berry insisted that we hold the wedding in her yard (since she lived on the beach)....more
My dear friend, Berry Berenson Perkins, was killed on September 11, 2001. She was on American Airlines Flight #11, the first plane that struck the World Trade Center. Berry was a true gift! I feel so fortunate to have had her in my life. She radiated warmth and kindness...and had an inner spirit that touched the lives of everyone she encountered....more