Top things to do in Treasure Beach & Around

Top Choice Seafood in Alligator Pond

Little Ochie

Little Ochie is a culinary phenomenon that, despite a cult following, refuses to sell out. Set on a slice of black-sand beach, it uses the same charcoal-blackened kitchen and scribbled chalkboard menu it has for eon…
Top Choice Bar in Treasure Beach

Pelican Bar

A thatched hut on stilts, built on a submerged sandbar 1km out to sea after owner Floyd saw it in a dream, is still Jamaica’s – and perhaps the planet’s – most enjoyable spot for a drink. You can carve your name int…
Top Choice Fusion in Treasure Beach

Jack Sprat

Seafood and pizza aren’t obvious bedfellows until you wander into Jack Sprat’s, where they put fresh lobster on their thick Italian-style pies. For many it’s enhanced by the dreamy location (candlelit tables under t…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Treasure Beach

Africa Village

All the creations (bar the drums) inside this traditional mud hut were made by the prolific artist, and children's writer Sharon – half-Maroon and a citizen of the world. Each pendant, artwork, pillow, naturally dye…
Top Choice Jamaican in Treasure Beach

Strikie-T

A seasonal affair run by the energetic, ever-friendly Chris 'Strikie' Bennett, who has worked as a professional chef in the US and at Jake’s. This understated food shack in Billy's Bay, festooned with fairy lights, …
Top Choice Fusion in Treasure Beach

Jake's Country Cuisine

This atmospheric spot in the eponymous hotel serves excellent fare in an open-sided wooden restaurant with low lighting and hip music (you can also dine poolside). The menu shifts daily based on what’s growing in th…
Viewpoint in Lovers' Leap

Lovers' Leap

Lover’s Leap, a headland 1.5km southeast of Southfield, is named for two young slaves who supposedly committed suicide here in 1747. Legend says the woman was lusted after by her owner, who arranged for her lover to…
Arts & Crafts in Treasure Beach

Callaloo Gift Shop

Most items in this gift shop are Jamaican-made, including hand-sewn colorful dresses (designed by a former French fashion designer who lives in Treasure Beach) and cushions, hand-painted porcelain, various beauty pr…
Beach in Treasure Beach

Fishermen's Beach

This is the most centrally located beach running east from the Treasure Beach Hotel as far as Jack Sprat Beach. It is watched over by a landmark buttonwood tree that has long attracted the attention of poets, painte…
Seafood in Alligator Pond

Oswald's

Run by a former local fisherman, Oswald's is a worthy contender for Alligator Pond's best seafood crown. Set on the busy fishermen's beach, it serves such classics as garlic conch, curried sea puss (octopus), jerk s…