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Address: Kingston, Jamaica
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I enjoy my visits to Fort Clarence although I try not to go during the holidays as it get very crowded and the restaurants have challenges dealing with the crowd. On a normal... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Kingston, Jamaica

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach has a cover charge of $250 JA per adult persons a bit less for children. The beach is clean and has chair rentals and loungers too. Lots of shady spots if uou arrive before noon. The foid was great. The lobster was over cooked by quite tasty. The water was very clean and nice ( no under current... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this beach, crystal clear water, white sand, few people, even less tourists. One thing I miss, a real bar or restaurant. There is a fish place, and some may love that but I really don't like fish that way. Still, awesome!!

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Kingston, Jamaica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I enjoy my visits to Fort Clarence although I try not to go during the holidays as it get very crowded and the restaurants have challenges dealing with the crowd. On a normal weekend or for a during the week escape its guaranteed to be great. Good food, very relaxing and always a cold beer!

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Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited for the first time and was so excited to enter we was greeted with a full explanation of the price and what we are paying for which covered entry and also car park,which is full secured and the security were very pleasant. The entire car park,relaxing area and the beach is completely clean. Peaceful very few sellers,hassling you... More 

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Seattle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our last beach day was at Fort Clarence. Great beach with shade, nice benches and a couple of restaurants. I was sorry to see so much garbage washed up on shore though.

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Hidden away in Kingston, a good cultural experience, just caught fish cooked before your eyes served with delicious bammy bread. Kick off your shoes, lay back and soak up the sun. TIP: Bring some change to hire beach chair.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

I have been to Fort Clarence many times to get away from the tourist spots. Unlike the neighboring Hellshire Beach which is free, Fort Clarence requires a small fee to park and for the upkeep. Fort Clarence is better maintained than Hellshire and is also popular if you want to meet or submerge yourself with the locals. The food was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Spent a chilling 3-4 hours here in June. Waves Bar is friendly and has good fried fish caught right off the beach here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was by far the nicest and biggest beach in Kingston. Unlike Hellshire Beach which doesn't really have much beach, Fort Clarence is huge and a great place for family and friends to enjoy the day both in and out of the water. There's plenty of room to picnic and play games as well.

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Mandeville, Jamaica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went here with friends on a day out of the city. Clean, secure, fun place with a great beach in the Kingston area. It costs to go here but not much to pay for a secure clean beach. You don't have to worry about getting hit up by every person trying to sell you something.

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