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Hellshire Beach

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Address: Portmore, Jamaica
Phone Number: 2124374239

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A Beach In The Heart Of The City

Take a taxi to the beach. Fort Clarence Park and Beach at Hellshire is a favorite for locals and visitors alike. It is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One Wednesday a group of us rented a bus and headed off to Hellshire Beach with the intention of enjoying a day in the water with lots of rum punch and Hellshire's famous fish. What a disappointment .... it's nothing like we experienced during a visit several years ago. The mangroves and trees have nearly all gone, the beach is... More 

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Palmetto, Florida, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Place to visit is Prendy's on the beach. Saw this on eat around Jamaica and it was a must visit for me. The food is fresh and the care they give in preparation makes it even special. I mentioned that I am there because of what I saw on "eat around Jamaica" and that I expected the same care and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fish great as usual,well done to order..water clear and warm.. Vendors friendly as usual enterta in the form of music playing right on the beach

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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a taxi to the beach. Fort Clarence Park and Beach at Hellshire is a favorite for locals and visitors alike. It is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and there is a small entrance fee. Once in there are changing rooms, showers, toilets and lifeguards on duty. Put in your lunch order on arrival so you... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Hellshire was really a nice beach at one point when it's holiday and you would here the family mention beach hellshire was first in mind especially because there were no funds involved. but visiting recently things have changed the ocean has come up so much there's barely any shore ,hardly any sand what happened to that beach everyone always wanted... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fab local beach, great atmosphere and quiet. During my time on holiday this beach was my haven when the heat became unbearable.

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Hyderabad, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The beach is non existent there are fish shack everywhere and they charge a lot of money for the food which is prepared with locally sourced ingredients. The place is a bit intimidating as there are a lot of vendors, so I would recommend travelling with a local only.The food was good but I might never go for a 2nd... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food is always good but the aesthetics of the place is very poor. Too many shacks on the beach oh where is the beach again!? The beach was a great disappointment. Besides the food the beach is the only other reason for visiting Hellshire but that is gone. Fort Clarence here i come, but they need to clean up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times it's a nice local beach that's tourist friendly. I recommend ordering food at one of the restaurants on the beach. It's good and well worth your money. If your a tourist just don't show any signs of wealth.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I loved this beach. Not as many tourist go here and the food is great! The water was pretty calm and clean. good for a family day trip.

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